'You can see the confidence of the city growing,' Raptors guard Fred VanVleet told CBS Sports
Toronto is getting closer to a synthesis between Leonard's one-on-one brilliance and Nurse's movement-oriented system
In Game 5, Milwaukee must do whatever it can to energize its offense
Kawhi Leonard and Pascal Siakam didn't kill Milwaukee in Game 4; its surprisingly substandard defense did
There is something odd about hearing professional athletes insist that they haven't been playing well
The Raptors survived a double-overtime scare in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals by playing to their identity
The Warriors forward plays defense with the confidence of a world-class playmaker
Toronto looked great for most of Wednesday's game, but couldn't finish Milwaukee off
Perhaps the biggest winner of Tuesday's NBA Draft Lottery has a unibrow
What will the Giannis vs. Kawhi battle look like? Will Stephen Curry tear apart the Blazers? And more!
As awful as Houston feels after its loss to the Kevin Durant-less Warriors, it must keep aiming high
Philadelphia's late-game execution was disappointing, considering its talent and the desperate nature of the situation
Denver and Toronto have been erratic from long range, but they must let it fly with their respective seasons on the line
Houston's season is over, and it has no one to blame but itself
The 26-year-old wing is thriving against the Nuggets, a reminder of the importance of fit, empowerment and matchups
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.