James Herbert

CBS Sports Writer /

NBA Finals 2017: How LeBron James' Cavaliers can upset the Warriors

Golden State is a juggernaut, but here's how Cleveland can compete

Cavs-Warriors NBA Finals: 5 questions as Curry, Durant eye LeBron's throne

A quick look at a matchup that looks different now that Kevin Durant is a Warrior

Isaiah Thomas conundrum: Celtics' Game 4 loss to Cavs shows they need their star

Boston is better on defense without Thomas, but it obviously missed him in the second half on Tuesday

Here's why the Sixers will be the most interesting team in the NBA this offseason

The NBA Draft and free agency hold many possibilities for Philadelphia

NBA Playoffs 2017: After Warriors sweep, five questions about the Spurs' offseason

San Antonio doesn't know what will happen with Manu Ginobili and Patty Mills this summer

For the culture: 10 NBA teams that need course corrections in the offseason

Sometimes, offseason needs aren't just about personnel

Celtics-Cavs Game 3: Avery Bradley makes winner, Boston makes series interesting

Marcus Smart was also a hero for Boston in Game 3

Short-handed Spurs can't keep up with Kevin Durant, Warriors in Game 3

The Warriors are still undefeated in the NBA playoffs

Unlike last year, Cavs aren't waiting for trouble before flipping the switch

This team is locked in right down to the finest details

Jefferson on Beal saying Cavs didn't want to see Wizards: 'It makes absolutely no sense'

Cavs forward says Wiizards guard Bradley Beal was out of line

Cavs say LeBron James was slighted in MVP, All-NBA: 'Nobody roots for Goliath'

J.R. Smith says LeBron is almost like a supreme being

LeBron James says last year's title run hasn't lifted burden: 'I still can't sleep'

Cleveland's superstar rejects the notion that things have changed after winning it all

NBA Playoffs: Improved Cavs defense posing problems for Celtics' Isaiah Thomas

Boston's star guard was not himself in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals

LeBron James is only getting better with age, and Game 1 vs. the Celtics proves it

LeBron is finding new ways to devastate his opponents this postseason

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.