Kyrie finds a way to incoherently attack the systems that make it possible for Kyrie to be a millionaire
Luke Walton’s coaching talent is still a mystery. The Kings don’t yet have a healthy team. But Walton has persevered from the disastrous 0-6 start.
James Harden’s double teams means the league has finally gotten the memo. Turn Westbrook into a shooter.
Luka in his second year is in the MVP conversation. The Mavericks now have the hard job of building a contender around him
The Warriors are now that team on the schedule you can’t wait to play. And beat.
Carmelo Anthony is being given the opportunity to retire the right way, as a member of a playoff team. The Blazers and GM Neil Olshey extended themselves to Carmelo because they were desperate. And, so is Carmelo.
Bill Russell finally has his Hall of Fame ring. He refused to accept it until the black pioneers who preceded him were enshrined.
Andrew Wiggins and All-Star? Who knew? It just may happen.
Three weeks after the NBA opened their season, the competitive West has showcased a bunch of surprises that may be trends now or may last all the way until June.
Gordon Hayward was back. But now, a broken hand continues Hayward’s Boston narrative of injured.