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.
MVP Kyrie Irving leads the East to victory over the West in the NBA All-Star game, with an assist from LeBron James. And Irving is the key to any chance the Cavve has of luring the King back to Cleveland.