James Herbert

CBS Sports Writer /

NBA Rookie Power Rankings: Bucks' Malcolm Brogdon rises to the occasion

The Milwaukee standout took over in Boston on Wednesday

Kevin Durant injury update: Warriors star will be re-evaluated in 7-10 days

Golden State is reportedly hoping he'll come back for the final three games

Lamar Odom says he's clean now; opens up about drug addiction, brothel incident, more

Odom also talked about his drug use and the end of his marriage to Khloe Kardashian

Blake Griffin to wear shoes designed by young leukemia patient in Clippers game

The custom Jordan shoes will be auctioned off for charity

Knicks' Joakim Noah will start serving his 20-game suspension on Wednesday

He will miss the first 12 games next season

Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek says they need better defensive players

The Knicks have the 25th-ranked defense in the NBA

Adam Silver says there will be female head coach in NBA 'sooner rather than later'

He said that it's 'on me to sort of ensure that it happens sooner rather than later'

LeBron James on Celtics overtaking Cavs for first place: 'That's fine'

Cleveland's superstar added that he's 'not worried about anything' with two weeks left in the regualr season

Tim Duncan names newborn after Marvel superhero; the best from a rare interview

The Spurs legend talked about World of Warcraft and much more on the “Road Trippin’” podcast

As Warriors hit playoff gear, their toughest schedule stretch sans Kevin Durant awaits

Stephen Curry and co. face the Rockets (twice!), Spurs and Wizards this week

John Wall, Wizards send message to Cavs in massive win: Takeaways

In another shootout, the Washington got the best of LeBron James and co.

Kobe Bryant says he's always available for Lakers: 'I'm only a phone call away'

It doesn't, however, sound like he's looking for an official role

Rudy Gobert calls out Jazz: 'Some of us just think about scoring ... We’re too nice'

This isn't what you'd call peaking at the right time as Utah have lost four of its last five

Warriors coach Steve Kerr says Kevin Durant 'at least a couple weeks away'

Golden State is hoping to get Durant back before the end of the regular season

James Herbert is somewhat fond of basketball, feature writing and understatements. A former season-ticket holder for the expansion Toronto Raptors, Herbert does not think the NBA was better back in the days of hand checking and illegal defense. He joined CBS Sports in 2014 and lives in Brooklyn.