James Herbert

CBS Sports Writer /

10 NBA teams that made the most meaningful changes entering 2018-19 season

What movement mattered: A look at what has really changed in the league as the upcoming season fast approaches

Jimmy Butler trade request: How Nets, Knicks, Clippers could acquire Wolves' unhappy star

The four-time All-Star reportedly wants out out Minnesota, so here's what could happen next

Jimmy Butler requests trade from Timberwolves and targets New York or Los Angeles, reports say

The All-Star has reportedly given Minnesota a list of three teams he deems acceptable: the Knicks, Nets and Clippers

Top 100 NBA players: Do we take Steph Curry for granted, who was snubbed and 18 more takeaways

Here's 20 takeaways from CBS Sports' rankings of the top 100 players in the NBA

Apple iPhone Event: Steve Nash showed up to promote his Homecourt basketball training app

Nash makes a surprise appearance at Apple's 'special event' just days after being inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame

NBA 3-Man Weave: Are Rockets still second-best in West? What is Lakers' ceiling with LeBron James?

Also, which player will make the biggest leap this season?

2018-19 NBA regular-season schedule takeaways: Lots of LeBron and Celtics vs. Sixers to watch this season

Here's 18 thoughts after the entire 2018-19 NBA schedule was released Friday

Jahlil Okafor must be more like Greg Monroe and 3 other NBA offseason thoughts

The former No. 3 overall pick and the former max player both signed minimum deals this week

NBA Christmas Day schedule 2018: Lakers vs. Warriors and other possible matchups we might see

The Warriors have to play LeBron's Lakers, right? How about Sixers-Celtics on Christmas Day?

NBA free agency 2018: Why these six teams decided not to make any big moves this offseason

So, the Heat decided they are just going to be exactly the same, huh?

The Rockets stayed great and flexible with their offseason moves, but what about the Lakers and Raptors?

Clint Capela is back on a bargain deal, and Houston's front office is not necessarily done

There was no good way for Raptors to trade DeMar DeRozan, and five other thoughts around the NBA

Toronto might not have handled the DeRozan trade perfectly, but it couldn't have dealt him without any hurt feelings

Kevin Love's extension with Cavs shows both sides need each other ... at least for now

The five-time NBA All-Star signed a four-year extension, but that doesn't mean he'll be in Cleveland forever

How Carmelo Anthony fits (and doesn't) with the Rockets, and 5 more NBA offseason thoughts

Can the Spurs sustain their defense? How weird will the Raptors be? What's up with the Bucks?

New Raptors coach Nick Nurse chases perfection with Kawhi Leonard trade only raising the stakes

Toronto's new coach is aggressive, creative and not afraid to get weird as he leads the team into a new era

James Herbert is somewhat fond of basketball, feature writing and understatements. A former season-ticket holder for the expansion Toronto Raptors, Herbert does not think the NBA was better back in the days of hand checking and illegal defense. He joined CBS Sports in 2014 and lives in Brooklyn.

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