Bill Reiter

National Columnist /

Return of NBA should be embraced no matter the uncertainty ahead -- asterisk included

There's no telling what to expect if and when the season resumes, but the end result should not be considered illegitimate

Don't forget Michael Jordan's trail of fallen adversaries and potential dynasties on his way to six NBA rings

With 'The Last Dance' in the books, Bill Reiter takes a look at all of the players and teams Jordan knocked off

Isiah Thomas explains why he was surprised Michael Jordan called him 'a-hole' and how Pistons defined that era

Bill Reiter spoke to Isiah following Sunday's airing of "The Last Dance" chronicling Jordan and the Bulls

How 'The Last Dance' has changed the way we discuss Michael Jordan, LeBron James and other NBA legends

CBS Sports unveiled its list of the 15 best NBA players of all time Tuesday

Why 'The Last Dance' is a necessary reminder of Michael Jordan's transcendent greatness

Great memories fade in time, but that's the beauty of this series documenting Jordan's legendary run in Chicago

Giannis Antetokounmpo's second MVP could pave the way for his spot among NBA's all-time greatest players

Giannis will join just three other players who have won multiple MVPs by the age of 25 -- all legends of the game

Why postponing the Tokyo Olympics can clear some logistical hurdles for the NBA this summer

The postponement of the 2020 Games is an absolute bummer, but there could be a silver lining for the NBA

As LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo face off, comparisons run wild, but winning MVP is where they end

To make legitimate Giannis vs. LeBron comparisons, we'll need to see the Greek Freak win an NBA title first

Why the first Zion Williamson-LeBron James meeting proves there's still some distance between them

It wasn't a coincidence James scored a season-high 40 points against the Pelicans on Tuesday

How the 2020 NBA All-Star Game format beautifully emulated what Kobe Bryant was about as a player

The NBA's best did everything they could to honor the Lakers legend on Sunday night

NBA trade deadline: Lakers' decision to stay pat may be the edge Marcus Morris-adding Clippers need

The two L.A. powerhouses are close in talent, but the Clips' move at the trade deadline could give them a much-needed edge

Kobe Bryant death: LeBron James didn't deliver a win in Lakers' return to court, but he gave us so much more

The grief-stricken L.A. fan base gained a path forward in the wake of tragedy

Kobe Bryant's role as a loving father cast his greatness and NBA legacy into a different light

Kobe Bryant will be remembered for his greatness on the court, but it was all exceeded by his greatness as a father

As Anthony Davis soaks up spotlight as Lakers' new star, all of Los Angeles nervously awaits his next move

A.D. has embraced playing for the Lakers, but will he commit to being the long-term face of Los Angeles sports next summer?

Despite Kyrie Irving's thrilling return, history has proven his presence doesn't translate into team success

Irving shined in his long-awaited return to the Brooklyn Nets, but how long will it last?

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.