James Herbert

CBS Sports Writer /

NBA Finals 2023: Heat's Tyler Herro is still working toward injury return, but how much could he help Miami?

Herro fractured his right hand in the first game of the playoffs

Suns to hire ex-Lakers coach Frank Vogel to replace Monty Williams

Vogel won a title in Los Angeles just three years ago

Brad Stevens explains why Celtics' offense was bigger problem vs. Heat than defense

There's lots of talk about Boston losing its defensive identity, but...

Celtics president Brad Stevens on Jaylen Brown: 'Without a doubt we want Jaylen to be here'

Brown is eligible for a supermax contract extension this summer

Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck chided team in locker room after Game 3 loss vs. Heat, per report

Players were reportedly stunned after Grousbeck told the team to 'play with some balls'

2023 NBA Finals: Five questions about the spicy Heat-Nuggets matchup, starring Nikola Jokic and Jimmy Butler

Can the Heat spread the Nuggets out? Will Denver destroy Miami's zone? There's much to consider

NBA Finals injuries: Heat's Tyler Herro could return in Game 2 vs. Nuggets, per report

Herro suffered a hand injury in the first round against Milwaukee

As 76ers' new coach, Nick Nurse is tasked with taking a theoretically top-tier team to the top ... again

The 2020 Coach of the Year is going to a new place, but he'll be in a familiar position

Celtics vs. Heat: Boston isn't just shooting better, it's now beating Miami at its own game

After five games, this series is about who can remain composed in the chaos

LeBron James retirement rumors: Lakers star seems likely to return for 21st NBA season, per report

James said he had a lot to think about at the end of the season

NBA Draft: Scoot Henderson says he can play with LaMelo Ball or Damian Lillard: 'I'm not crazy ball-dominant'

At the draft combine, Henderson (repeatedly) said he can play on or off the ball

Warriors' Stephen Curry wins 2023 J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award

This recognizes Curry's community work

Bucks coaching candidates: Milwaukee interested in Monty Williams, will interview Frank Vogel, per report

Milwaukee fired Mike Budenholzer after losing to the eighth-seeded Heat in the first round

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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