Brad Botkin

CBS Sports Staff

Damian Lillard trade: Trail Blazers GM was right to hold firm, and he wound up in a great spot

Joe Cronin had a tough task, but he managed to leverage the situation

Damian Lillard would've been perfect for Heat, but Jrue Holiday would be a great consolation prize

Miami is reportedly in the mix to get Holiday from the Blazers

Warriors nearing deal to bring WNBA franchise to Bay Area, per report

The agreement could be finalized in early October

Magic Johnson says New York Knicks are only NBA team he'd consider owning

Johnson's loyalty to the Lakers has kept him out of NBA ownership to this point

Warriors pass on signing Dwight Howard to maintain roster flexibility, per report

The Warriors brought Howard in for a workout this week

Can we please stop acting like the Blazers owe Damian Lillard the world?

You know who pays Lillard's salary? The fans. Which is who the Blazers really owe

Top 20 NBA players under 25 years old: Luka Doncic, Ja Morant and Anthony Edwards lead star-studded list

The league is in good hands with these young (and emerging) stars

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

Giannis Antetokounmpo is giving the Bucks a license to trade him, and they should at least consider doing it

Milwaukee probably doesn't have the means to keep putting a contender around Giannis

Damian Lillard hails himself as NBA's best point guard... but with a Stephen Curry twist

Lillard has every right to believe this, and he might not necessarily be wrong

Warriors show interest in signing Dwight Howard, will reportedly meet with big man next week

Howard last played in the NBA in 2021-22 for the Lakers

Lakers to sign Jarred Vanderbilt to a four-year, $48 million extension, per report

The Lakers' commitment to building a youthful foundation continues

Damian Lillard trade rumors: Trail Blazers will only engage 76ers if Tyrese Maxey is available

If Maxey is really the hold-up here, Daryl Morey is making a mistake

Knicks have Immanuel Quickley contract deadline looming, and the numbers say he could be worth close to $100M

Sign Quickley? Time is running out for the Knicks to extend the 24-year-old guard

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