Michael Jordan's contribution to black issues is greater than perceived, Scoop Jackson writes. His example as a business leader who empowers minorities is invaluable.
A tandem of Wizards, trails being blazed in Portland, a home for Monta Ellis, hope for Michael Jordan's team and Anthony Davis' development all warrant a moment this Thanksgiving, Scoop Jackson writes.
Everyone wants to grab the Heat's crown, but which teams made the right moves to put themselves in position to grab it? Scoop Jackson takes a look.
The question going forward will be, Is Lamar Odom worth the risk? After his disappearing act in Dallas, will teams be willing to take the risk of signing the big, talented forward?
They don't play defense. They can't shoot. And, more to the point, they aren't winning. Is this any way for the Knicks to treat their fans? One longtime devotee has had just about enough.
He's a ray of sunlight for Mavericks fans now. But it wasn't so long ago that the air around Dirk Nowitzki was fogged with the stench of his prior playoff failures. How easily we forget!
It's the question we've been asking since the Finals began: Who on the Mavs will help Dirk win? The answer should've been easy, if we'd only been paying attention: Shawn Marion.
We knew the Heat were going to be an offensive fireworks display. But the way D-Wade, LeBron and Bosh are playing in-your-face defense right now? Who'd have thunk it?
He had this opportunity five years ago, too, and didn't make it work for him. Now, Dirk Nowitzki has a rare second chance to claim his place among the NBA's best-ever players.
Where Brandon Roy and the Trail Blazers go from here is anyone's guess. But the way in which Portland's star guard reached this point is already one of the best sports stories of the year.
There's one every season: the team no one wants to meet in the NBA playoffs. Right now, it's Oklahoma City showing the muscle and the mojo to keep playing into June. Fear the Thunder!
Scoop Jackson appraises the state of the NBA's contenders and how free agency is shaking out.
Scoop Jackson has so many wishes, he figured he'd just list them all, from No. 1 to No. 84.
Mark Cuban should know better than to disrespect a man's mother. You just don't do it.
Who would be on the Mount Rushmore of the NBA? Scoop Jackson makes his picks for each franchise.
What do you need to know on the eve of the NBA season? Scoop Jackson covers it all.