James Herbert

CBS Sports Writer /

Bold predictions for NBA regular-season stretch run, including Jayson Tatum's MVP push, 76ers in Play-In

Plus, can the Warriors actually pull off another big turnaround?

NBA suspends Pistons' Isaiah Stewart three games for punching Suns' Drew Eubanks

Stewart reportedly had an assault charge dismissed, however

Julia Koch in talks to buy minority stake in Brooklyn Nets, per reports

Koch is reportedly buying a 10% stake in BSE Global, which also owns Barclays Center

Warriors owner Joe Lacob unfazed by the presumed life cycle of NBA teams: 'We're never going to bottom out'

In an interview with ESPN, Lacob said he never wants Golden State to be in the lottery

LeBron James injury: Lakers star out vs. Warriors with ankle issue, putting 40,000-point chase on hold

James will miss the Lakers' first game out of the All-Star break

Giannis Antetokounmpo explains belief in 'Doc f---ing Rivers' and says less is on plate after Bucks' change

Giannis said it's a 'totally different' situation after the Bucks replaced coach Adrian Griffin with Rivers

Clippers' P.J. Tucker gets largest player fine of NBA season for public trade demands

Tucker, who has not played since late November, was fined $75,000 by the NBA on Thursday

How the Cavs found their identity while shorthanded and turned into one of the NBA's best teams

'We just found a way that worked,' Jarrett Allen said of Cleveland's offense, 'and that continued to work'

Lakers' Spencer Dinwiddie has a metaphor to explain signing with them instead of Mavericks

Dinwiddie acknowledged that he could have chosen a more familiar situation

Warriors' Steve Kerr attends Dejan Milojevic's funeral in Serbia; Kenny Atkinson to coach vs. Jazz on Monday

Milojevic, a Warriors assistant coach, died last month after suffering a heart attack

Not traded by Nets, Dennis Smith Jr. is glad deadline report was false alarm: 'I just hate having to pack up'

For a moment at Thursday's NBA trade deadline, it appeared that Smith had been traded to Toronto

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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