Many of the game’s best players have taken a pass on the FIBA World Cup but that only means others have a chance to make a name for themselves.
James Harden will have to take on more responsibility for Team USA after a series of withdrawals and Paul George’s unfortunate injury.
Like Pau Gasol before him, Kevin Love has a chance to erase years of team failure by winning a championship (or two) in Cleveland.
Overcoming injury and doubters, Golden State guard has become a legitimate NBA star. Now he has been tasked with leading Team USA.
New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony admits that he was “close” to leaving this summer but returned because of his confidence in Phil Jackson and the direction of the franchise.
As unlikely as it sounds, moving to Minnesota will help draft’s No. 1 pick shine and maximize talents, something that would not be possible playing with LeBron James.
Forward embracing unorthodox option to make an exit from Motor City, enter unrestricted free agency in 2015.
A long season would be much better with things like weighted schedules and fewer back-to-backs.
Abbreviated playoff between bottom four teams for rights to No. 1 draft pick could spice things up.
Franchise figures to enjoy title shot, hometown supremacy over Lakers in wake of Donald Sterling debacle.