Keidel: Great Athletes Don't Always Make Great ChampionsNBA All-Star Weekend is stacked with great players, but relatively few will ever win the NBA Finals.
Best Current NBA BeefsIn a league with so many personalities, which rivalries have risen above the rest?
Keidel: Westbrook Has Dominated NBA... So What?Despite Russell Westbrook's stellar stat sheet, the Thunder won't win the NBA Finals, which is the ultimate goal.
Keidel: The Simmering Durant-Westbrook FeudDurant and Westbrook, both All-Stars, had a grudging respect and faux friendship until Durant left the Thunder for the Warriors.
Will Golden State's Playoff Run End In Oklahoma City?The Warriors changed the NBA with their new-world game. But one eternal basketball truth still holds... shots closer to the rim are easier.
NBA's Top 'Stop And Watch' PlayersIn the past three weeks we've seen Steph Curry go for 51, Kevin Durant have his 43rd career 40 point game and Klay Thompson pour in 37 in one quarter. These kinds of performances are what we like to call "Stop and Watch games." As in stop what you're doing right now and get to a television immediately.
Thunder's Westbrook Out; Will Undergo Knee SurgeryOklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook will have surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee and be out indefinitely.