At the three-quarter mark of the NBA season, everyone is giving you their award picks and playoff predictions. I'd rather make the case that three-quarters of the NBA season is enough; we should stop here.
In the short-attention-span race for MVP, LeBron James will be viewed as pulling away with his 61-point performance on Monday night. Actually, his talents are much greater than that, and this so-called race requires a much deeper dive.
The Lakers and Mavericks are trying to assemble trade offers for prospective free agent Kevin Love, but thus far the Timberwolves have given no indication they'll consider moving the All-Star forward by Thursday's deadline, league sources told CBSSports.com.