Topic: Appreciations

February 6, 2012

Even in his Jersey heyday, Kenyon Martin was never the biggest or brightest or most galvanizing of stars. But when he returns from China, Martin will rejoin an NBA that, improbably, feels something like Kenyon Martin's league.

February 2, 2012

After nearly three decades in a business full of blowhards and bile-geysers, CBS and ESPN color commentator Bill Raftery remains the happiest man in college basketball. We're all the richer for it.