Brad Botkin

CBS Sports Staff

2018 NBA Draft: Trae Young, Collin Sexton and the original Ricky Rubio sin that teams keep repeating

If everyone understands the importance of shooting come game time, why don't teams draft accordingly?

LeBron James free agency: Why the Lakers make the most sense as the dust settles

Wherever LeBron ends up, the NBA needs it to be somewhere other than Cleveland

2018 NBA Free Agency: Where will LeBron James land? Identifying the biggest under-the-radar free agent

Our NBA experts answer some of the bigger questions heading into free agency

NBA Finals 2018: Ranking the 10 most important factors in the Warriors building a dynasty

The Warriors are one of the greatest NBA teams ever; this is how they got here

NBA Finals 2018: Results, dates, times, TV channels, online stream, bracket

The NBA Finals have concluded, with the Warriors sweeping the Cavaliers

LeBron James, Andre Iguodala, and how basketball IQ became a fascinating NBA Finals conversation

Everyone will remember the Kevin Durant 30-footer, but they probably won't remember what came before it

Cavs vs. Warriors NBA Finals: Why there's no adjustment in the book that can change the outcome of this series

You can sense the frustration from some of the players, and it's hard to blame them

2018 NBA Finals: What LeBron James and the Cavs must replicate in a must-win Game 2 vs. Warriors

There were plenty of developments from Game 1 that suggest the Cavs can duplicate that performance

Warriors advance to NBA Finals, but Chris Paul and the Rockets deserved better

You hear it all the time because it's true: Sports can be so cruel

Cavs vs. Celtics, Game 7: Five things to watch, featuring the LeBron James conundrum for both sides

Also, what will Kevin Love's absence mean for the Cavs, and how will Brad Stevens counter with lineups?

NBA Playoffs 2018: Warriors have become the Rockets, only not as good; Chris Paul absence will hurt series

Chris Paul won't play in Game 6, but hopefully he can return as the playoffs deserve his presence

As LeBron James' Cavaliers tie East finals, the Celtics remind us just how much they miss Kyrie Irving

It's been easy to forget just how much tougher Boston's playoff task is without a true superstar

Warriors vs. Rockets: How Stephen Curry has become the elephant in the Western finals

Curry is used to being spotlighted, but not like this

LeBron, Cavs had one last ace up their sleeve vs. Celtics, and now the problems go deeper than this series

Tuesday was not a good night for Cleveland fans, in more ways than one

Kevin Durant, Warriors remind the Rockets they're up against one of the greatest teams the NBA has ever seen

Houston needs to play perfect basketball to beat this team even once or twice, let alone four times

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