Bill Reiter

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LaVar Ball has no regrets as LaMelo, Lonzo deal with injuries he blames on NBA conditioning, 'raggedy shoes'

Basketball's best-known dad talked about his sons' uncertain futures and why he feels like he won

Are Bucks better with Doc Rivers? Why coaching change hasn't moved the needle for NBA title hopefuls

Rivers' believers and detractors can see what they want to see after his first 25 games with the Bucks

Why these 15 NBA teams can actually win a championship this year: Breaking down title contenders in six tiers

Has parity arrived in the NBA? It feels like half the league has legitimate title hopes in 2024

Why NBA's 65-game awards threshold is likely here to stay despite recent blowback

Multiple players have called out the NBA's new policy this week, but it's unlikely to go anywhere

Why hiring Doc Rivers is a mistake for the championship-minded Bucks

The Bucks relieved Adrian Griffin of his duties as head coach on Tuesday

Why Gregg Popovich, unlike Bill Belichick and Pete Carroll, will get to dictate his coaching future

Don't expect the legendary Spurs coach to depart in the way that Belichick or Carroll did

I'm rooting for Ja Morant, the man, as much as Ja Morant, the NBA superstar

Plus, a thought on Draymond Green and my real-time MVP ballot

NBA In-Season Tournament has been worth the effort, even as some insiders remain skeptical

Returns appear to be mixed as the IST heads to the knockout stage

Why the Phoenix Suns' quest will be doomed is based on the history of how championship teams are built

With the exception of LeBron James and the 2008 Celtics, the cores of title teams are homegrown

James Harden trade takeaways: New Vegas odds for Clippers, 76ers; insiders' reactions; Joel Embiid's future

So who got the better deal, Clippers or 76ers? Honestly, only time will tell

Why the Nuggets look like they'll repeat, but here's how the Suns, Lakers and Warriors could unseat the champs

Plus the James Harden drama rolls on, and can Bradley Beal take a step?

The 76ers' James Harden-Daryl Morey tug of war is real, and it's showing no signs of being over any time soon

Plus OKC's not-OK move, my first MVP ballot and an alt-view on the Bucks

NBA top 100 player rankings: Nikola Jokic, Stephen Curry, Giannis eye No. 1; LeBron James falls out of top 10

CBS Sports' list is based on how we think the game's greatest will fare in 2023-24

Eastern Conference has Bucks, Celtics fighting for throne amid fears Heat, 76ers will slip

The four-team battle could be replaced by a one-on-one duel

Behind the Damian Lillard trade: How recent NBA deals set futures for GMs of Blazers, Bucks, Celtics, Suns

Plus Steve Ballmer's masterclass, James Harden's whereabouts and Emo Jimmy

Bill Reiter began his career as a newspaper journalist before becoming a national columnist at CBS Sports. He currently hosts a national CBS Sports radio show from New York City from 6 to 10 p.m. ET called Reiter Than You and hosts Reiter's Block for Bill has covered the NBA, MLB, college football and major events like the Super Bowl, Olympics and NCAA Tournament. He's won seven APSE writing awards and been recognized several times for his notable work. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two children.

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