Also, the Knicks are having themselves an impressive start to their season under Tom Thibodeau
A month into the season, we have a clearer picture of the moves that preceded it
Eight remarkable role players, including the Rockets' Jae'Sean Tate, the Raptors' Chris Boucher and the Hawks' De'Andre Hunter
How will Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and Harden make this new superteam work?
The Nets have cashed in (almost) all of their chips. Sound familiar?
In Indiana, everything revolves around the All-Star big man who has taken yet another leap forward
Also: Keldon Johnson is always in attack mode, Dillon Brooks is stretching his game and Steven Adams is indispensable
Also: Tyrese Haliburton's jump passes, Darius Bazley's emergence and more!
Every single NBA team has something it can hope for in 2021
Griffin has returned to a team that had an extremely busy offseason
The transition is finally underway
The Magic continue to do things their way. In other words, they project to be perfectly fine and nothing more -- again
This new-look roster is exciting! Wait, what's that elephant doing in this room?
Jrue Holiday is a Buck, and so are some new role players. This was enough to keep Giannis, but is it enough to get over the hump?
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.