Bill Reiter

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NBA In-Season Tournament has been worth the effort, even as some insiders remain skeptical

Returns appear to be mixed as the IST heads to the knockout stage

Why the Phoenix Suns' quest will be doomed is based on the history of how championship teams are built

With the exception of LeBron James and the 2008 Celtics, the cores of title teams are homegrown

James Harden trade takeaways: New Vegas odds for Clippers, 76ers; insiders' reactions; Joel Embiid's future

So who got the better deal, Clippers or 76ers? Honestly, only time will tell

Why the Nuggets look like they'll repeat, but here's how the Suns, Lakers and Warriors could unseat the champs

Plus the James Harden drama rolls on, and can Bradley Beal take a step?

The 76ers' James Harden-Daryl Morey tug of war is real, and it's showing no signs of being over any time soon

Plus OKC's not-OK move, my first MVP ballot and an alt-view on the Bucks

NBA top 100 player rankings: Nikola Jokic, Stephen Curry, Giannis eye No. 1; LeBron James falls out of top 10

CBS Sports' list is based on how we think the game's greatest will fare in 2023-24

Eastern Conference has Bucks, Celtics fighting for throne amid fears Heat, 76ers will slip

The four-team battle could be replaced by a one-on-one duel

Behind the Damian Lillard trade: How recent NBA deals set futures for GMs of Blazers, Bucks, Celtics, Suns

Plus Steve Ballmer's masterclass, James Harden's whereabouts and Emo Jimmy

LeBron James falls out of top 10 in CBS Sports' annual NBA 100 player rankings, but who's to say we're right?

If we've learned one thing from watching the likes of Brady, Messi and Djokovic, it's never count a GOAT out

Sadly, the allegations against Kevin Porter Jr. aren't shocking; why didn't help come sooner?

The NBA is investigating the Rockets guard's alleged brutal attack on his girlfriend

NBA In-Season Tournament experiment may pay off in the long run … but only if the stars buy in

The new event might not matter to a LeBron James, but maybe a Victor Wembanyama or Scoot Henderson will care

James Harden called Daryl Morey a liar, but the 76ers' fading star is the one failing to grasp hard truths

Harden is making it personal as his third trade request in less than three years goes nowhere

Reiter's Block: With James Harden's exit already lingering, Joel Embiid adds fuel to the 76ers' win-now fire

As if Philadelphia didn't already have enough to contend with

Victor Wembanyama's Summer League debut was not amazing, but great origin stories rarely are

A sellout crowd was on hand to witness Wemby's first game in Las Vegas

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 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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