Bill Reiter

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LeBron James can't outrun inevitable pull of time in Lakers' season-ending loss to Nuggets

James tried to keep the Lakers' season alive by himself, and he almost succeeded

Why 76ers' Doc Rivers era absolutely needed to end following their latest postseason collapse

The coach's futility in the playoffs had been staggering, and not just in Philadelphia

Stephen Curry is a step closer to getting revenge for the LeBron James-led comeback in 2016 NBA Finals

Seven years ago, Steph's Warriors were up on LeBron's Cavs 3-1. Can Curry flip the script?

Golden State Warriors' dynasty appears to take one more step toward its end

The magic that once defined Golden State looks to be fading before our eyes

As Stephen Curry and LeBron James prepare to play on smaller stage with lesser teams, greatness is guaranteed

Two of the best ever will headline a classic series showdown in Warriors-Lakers

Draymond Green leads the Warriors by playing with heart. But they need him to play with a brain, too.

Suspended for stomp, Golden State will be without Green for a pivotal playoff game

Why the LeBron James vs. Michael Jordan debate could get even spicier if Lakers stay hot through NBA playoffs

L.A. is 20-9 in all games since the trade deadline, so don't count the Lakers out

Unfortunately for Mavericks fans, the latest example of the Kyrie Irving Effect is on full display in Dallas

At the trade deadline, the Mavs had a 58% of making the playoffs. It's now 6%.

Jokic vs. Embiid vs. Giannis: What each NBA MVP front-runner needs to do down the stretch to lock in my vote

The award chase for the league's top player this season has been neck and neck and neck

Ja Morant strives to be better, but there's another thing he can do to help his cause -- win

We love redemption stories and Morant is expected to start his next chapter Wednesday night

Are the Knicks a serious contender? NBA insiders weigh in after New York's eye-opening streak

CBS Sports asked several people league-wide for their read on the New York Knicks

Why luck seems destined to play a uniquely large role in NBA's wide-open title race

The days of a couple of teams being ear-marked for a Finals appearance appear to be over

Are Kevin Durant and the Phoenix Suns looking at an open window or a pane of glass?

Ask the Thunder, Lob City Clippers or Raptors about how long windows stay open

It's early, but this Kevin Durant-led Suns team looks like it's about to get late for others' title hopes

The start of The Durant Era with Phoenix has the air of inevitability

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 CBSSports.com. 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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