James Herbert

CBS Sports Writer /

2018 NBA free agency: Expectations for LeBron's Lakers; debating most improved team from summer moves

How far can we expect to see LeBron lead his Lakers in Year One? Which team suffered the most losses in free agency?

NBA free agency 2018: Jabari Parker, Marcus Smart among the top free agents still available

A bunch of deals have been agreed to, but guys like Clint Capela, Marcus Smart and Isaiah Thomas are still in limbo

Jack Cooley is the king of Las Vegas Summer League, and a 'star' hungry to prove he belongs in the NBA

Suns rookie Deandre Ayton might be the main attraction, but Cooley is much more than a sideshow

NBA free agency 2018: How will LeBron James be used by the Lakers, what's up in Washington and other questions

Also: What's up in Washington? Where will Kevin Love go? How will the little cap space left be used?

2018 NBA free agency: Lakers' pieces around LeBron James, DeMarcus Cousins' wise move and other free-agent thoughts

Weird stuff is happening all over the NBA, and there's more to come

After landing LeBron James in free agency, what on Earth have the Lakers done with their roster?

Los Angeles has gone on a strange spending spree, adding Rajon Rondo, Lance Stephenson and JaVale McGee

2018 NBA free agency rankings: Clint Capela, DeMarcus Cousins lead top available centers

The list of solid big men on the market is pretty deep

2018 NBA free-agent wing rankings: Ariza, Redick lead top available shooters, 3-and-D players

You won't find LeBron or P.G. in here as this list highlights the top wings available

2018 NBA free agency guard rankings: Marcus Smart tops best available after Chris Paul re-signs

Other notable names include Tyreke Evans, Fred VanVleet and Isaiah Thomas

LeBron James' Lakers free agency decision is bold, but would you bet against him?

James didn't need Kawhi Leonard, DeMarcus Cousins or any other co-star in order to commit

NBA free agency 2018: After landing LeBron James, what will Lakers' roster look like?

A look at Los Angeles' options after picking up JaVale McGee and Lance Stephenson

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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