Can't avoid it any longer. Carmelo Anthony is in "the" conversation now with Kobe, LeBron and D-Wade.
Scoop Jackson appraises the state of the NBA's contenders and how free agency is shaking out.
Are the Lakers back to being the team to beat? Or was Game 1 against the Nuggets just an illusion?
Kobe vs. Ron-Ron is going to be fascinating. But is the biggest factor in the Rockets-Lakers series Tracy McGrady?
Hey, don't forget about the NBA. Scoop Jackson has 12 things to watch as the season winds down.
Who would be on the Mount Rushmore of the NBA? Scoop Jackson makes his picks for each franchise.
On behalf of the Lakers, Scoop Jackson delivers a powerful concession speech for the 2008 season that wasn't.
Was the sports world better back in the 1980s, or is it better today? Page 2 is hosting the debate, here focusing on Lakers-Celtics.
Don't underestimate how much Derek Fisher means to the suddenly formidable Lakers.
What do you need to know on the eve of the NBA season? Scoop Jackson covers it all.
Kobe Bryant found out the hard way that business comes first in the NBA, but the Lakers will find a way to make it up to him, writes Page 2's Scoop Jackson.
Big Ben and Artest may have been past it, but what Jesse Jackson did Friday was important, writes Scoop Jackson.
Why do we love hoops? Scoop Jackson shows why with his list of predictions, thoughts and pronouncements in his 2006-07 Superficial NBA preview.
Scoop Jackson does his own mock draft, with a twist -- he chooses who teams should pick, not who they will pick.
As bad as Scoop Jackson's preseason NBA predictions were, his current playoff predictions are looking even worse.
When did Kobe Bryant snap? When -- and how -- did he become Must-See TV? Start TiVo-ing those Lakers games, writes Scoop Jackson.