With the contract extension given to Kobe Bryant, the Lakers have fully committed to another two years—and likely the remainder of his career—of Kobe in L.A. No doubt Kobe has earned the extension, but what does it mean for Kobe's hope of title No. 6?
The prospects for a Finals run for the Chicago Bulls went down with Derrick Rose's latest knee injury. With little hope remaining and a roster filled with highly paid parts built around Rose, it might be time to consider breaking up the Bulls.
There's no do-overs in the NBA Draft. But if there were, almost every team would request one. We look back at 20 years of the NBA Draft and single out the best five players of each draft with the benefit of hindsight.
No one knows who'll shake the Commish's hand first. All signs point to Nerlens Noel (center), but Ben McLemore (second from left), Otto Porter (fourth from left), Alex Len (fifth from left) or Victor Oladipo (first from left) make a strong case. In our preview of the draft, we look at the top prospects and take a stab at how the draft should play out.