Colin Ward-Henninger

CBS Sports Writer /

NBA quarter-mark grades: Celtics, Suns, Bucks among top marks; Nets, Lakers underwhelm; one team gets 'A+'

Every team recently played its 20th game of the season, so let's hand out some grades

After surprisingly strong start, Jazz experiencing benefits and drawbacks of a roster full of strangers

Utah has somehow found cohesion with practically zero roster continuity

Profusely bleeding Russell Westbrook restrained by LeBron James after flagrant foul by Spurs' Zach Collins

Westbrook went to the locker room after the incident but re-entered the game for the Lakers early in the fourth quarter

Warriors slowly regaining championship form thanks to Klay Thompson's patience, new role for Draymond Green

Golden State has won four out of five games after an ugly 3-7 start

NBA Power Rankings: Fearsome Celtics still on top, but Cavs creeping up; Warriors starting to look like champs

Cleveland rattled off four straight wins to shoot up this week's rankings

NBA Power Rankings: Celtics claim top spot; Pelicans, Kings make huge leaps; Lakers climb out of cellar

The early season continues to yield surprising results ... except for the Celtics

How cognitive science can help explain Ben Simmons' on-court struggles, and a path to regaining his old form

Dr. Sian Beilock, an award-winning cognitive scientist, broke down basketball's mental aspects with CBS Sports

Hornets' LaMelo Ball makes eventful season debut: Buzzer-beating floater, behind-the-back dime, lots of fouls

Ball suited up for the first time this season on Saturday after recovering from a sprained ankle

NBA Power Rankings: Surprising Jazz earn top spot; Nets jelling without Kyrie Irving; Lakers hit rock bottom

Utah's unexpected brilliance has been the NBA's best story so far

Nike suspends relationship with Nets' Kyrie Irving, will no longer launch Kyrie 8 sneakers

Nike released a statement saying it was 'saddened and disappointed' by Irving's situation

LeBron James says Kyrie Irving caused 'harm to a lot of people' with his actions: 'I don't condone any hate'

James addressed Irving's situation following the Lakers' loss on Friday night

Future No. 1 NBA draft pick Victor Wembanyama swishes absurd, one-footed 3-pointer, and all we can do is laugh

LeBron James called Wembanyama an 'alien,' and this shot is exactly why

NBA Power Rankings: Bucks stay on top, get pressure from streaking Cavs; Warriors, Nets plunge amid struggles

This week was as much about off-court issues as team performance

Suns' Deandre Ayton out at least one week with sprained ankle after landing on foot of Jonas Valanciunas

The Phoenix big man has gotten off to a strong start to the 2022-23 season

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