You want to be a good NBA team, night in and night out? It really helps to have two superstars.
For a fan, there's nothing more disappointing than those trades where you give up your best player for a lot of young prospects -- or draft picks.
Portland faces a brutal road trip before Christmas.
Putting all those names on the All-Star ballot could someday cause a real fiasco for the NBA.
Tim Duncan rests with other stars out injured as Spurs give up on another game.