Bill Reiter

National Columnist /

Why LeBron James deserves full blame for Lakers' failures, and should no longer have say in solution

LeBron has more sway on the Lakers than anyone else -- and that clearly must change

How Bucks' top-class culture gives them advantage over drama-filled Nets, NBA's other flawed title contenders

The types of clashes and question marks that hover over other teams aren't present in Milwaukee

The James Harden paradox: Vanishing act in Sixers' blowout loss flashes both sides of fascinating career arc

This was a battle of wills between two proud teams, and Harden vanished before it could enter its third act

Russell Westbrook learns what it's like to play in LeBron James' world as Lakers season goes sideways

Westbrook is learning that the physics of LeBron's world are not the same as those for the rest of the league

Why LeBron James should stop reverting to whipping up drama, accept responsibility for Lakers mess

James needs to stop with the off-court drama that spiraled out of control before

Why LeBron James' latest power moves are a massive mistake as superstar continues to leverage NBA on his terms

With Father Time no longer on his side, LeBron's heavy-handedness could greatly affect his final act in the NBA

Knicks on troubling trajectory with Tom Thibodeau's tired ways reinforced yet again in blown lead against Nets

Thibodeau is taking New York down a road we've seen before when he coached Chicago and Minnesota

Ranking Lakers' true culprits for current mess: LeBron James leads list, beleaguered Frank Vogel free of fault

L.A. has a number of people to blame for its struggles, none being the head coach

Kyrie Irving return: Here's what Nets PG needs to prove in season debut Wednesday vs. Pacers

Irving will play his first game of the season as a part-time Nets player Wednesday in Indianapolis

Stephen Curry takes rightful spot as 3-point king; his next hurdle is joining LeBron among all-time greats

Curry is the game's best shooter of all time, and has a chance to solidify his spot among the greats

How Steph Curry and Chris Paul's looming need for greatness shapes this sudden Suns vs. Warriors rivalry

It may only be December, but that pulse of what-could-be is the current that runs beneath Friday night's game

Can LeBron James and 'really flawed' Lakers shake off concerns? NBA insiders weigh in on disappointing start

'That old LeBron in terms of durability and reliability is either gone, or almost gone,' one executive said

As Ben Simmons' 76ers stalemate continues, the egos of Doc Rivers and Daryl Morey deserve more scrutiny

Simmons isn't the only one who needs to take responsibility for his mistakes and shortcomings

Hawks GM Travis Schlenk discusses Trae Young's development, and what to expect after last season's playoff run

The GM of the Hawks sat down with CBS Sports to discuss a wide variety of topics

Why Zion Williamson, Pelicans' future lie directly with David Griffin's crucial coaching decision

Griffin better summon the instincts of his career successes to make sure he doesn't hire another dud of a coach

Bill Reiter began his career as a newspaper journalist before becoming a national columnist at CBS Sports. He currently hosts a national CBS Sports radio show from New York City from 6 to 10 p.m. ET called Reiter Than You and hosts Reiter's Block for CBSSports.com. Bill has covered the NBA, MLB, college football and major events like the Super Bowl, Olympics and NCAA Tournament. He's won seven APSE writing awards and been recognized several times for his notable work. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two children.

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