Kelly Dwyer covers the NBA, alongside musical bits and comedy numbers.

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Behind the Boxscore: Suns are Phoenixing

Behind the Boxscore: Making fun with the NBA

Chicago has red on its face

Behind the Boxscore: Friday Nite Frenzy

Behind the Boxscore: Joakim Noah's up

Behind the Boxscore: Miami misses the ones

Behind the Boxscore: Wizards of Hell

Behind the Boxscore: Lakers on a Sunday afternoon

Behind the Boxscore: Friday Nite Frenzy

November

Behind the Boxscore: Indiana in Los Angeles

Behind the Boxscore: Lopez and Lopez

Behind the Boxscore: Miami can't cut it

Behind the Boxscore: Charlotte bows to no beast

Behind the Boxscore: New York's Knicks are fun

Behind the Boxscore: Buncha turkeys out there

Behind the Boxscore: Miami only as good as its court

Behind the Boxscore: Denver's gotta grow

Behind the Boxscore: Chicago forgets about basketball

Behind the Boxscore: Warriors in autumn

Behind the Boxscore: Jimmy Butler's on the Sixers now

Behind the Boxscore: Kings becoming worthy

Philly gets Jimmy Butler, happy birthday Corey Maggette

Behind the Boxscore: Friday nite frenzy

Florida's early returns: Alonzo Mourning, Rony Seikaly, Amar'e

Behind the Boxscore: Kyrie won't have it

2018-19 is here: Portland, Denver, Miami

Behind the Boxscore: Pelicans play in Oakland

October

Behind the Boxscore: Houston is coal energy

Behind the Boxscore: Blake and Dwane and tin

Behind the Boxscore: LeBron chokes in L.A.

2018-19 is here: Brooklyn Nets

2018-19 is here: Washington Wizards

2018-19 is here: Orlando Magic

2018-19 is here: Golden State Warriors

2018-19 is here: New York Knicks

2018-19 is here: Boston Celtics

2018-19 is here: Houston Rockets

2018-19 is here: Toronto Raptors

2018-19 is here: Charlotte Hornets

2018-19 is here: Sacramento Kings

2018-19 is here: Philadelphia 76ers

2018-19 is here: Utah Jazz

2018-19 is here: Phoenix Suns

2018-19 is here: Atlanta Hawks

2018-19 is here: Chicago Bulls

September

2018-19 is here: Dallas Mavericks

2018-19 is here: Los Angeles Lakers

2018-19 is here: Los Angeles Clippers

2018-19 is here: Detroit Pistons

2018-19 is here: New Orleans Pelicans

2018-19 is here: San Antonio Spurs

2018-19 is here: Oklahoma City Thunder

2018-19 is here: Memphis Grizzlies

2018-19 is here: Milwaukee Bucks

2018-19 is here: Minnesota Timberwolves

2018-19 is here: Indiana Pacers

2018-19 is here: Cleveland Cavaliers

July

Happy birthday, Billy Paultz (and send in your questions!)

Happy Birthday, Moochie Norris

Elden Campbell in the NBA's 50th year

Eddie Robinson's time in the pros

Kawhi, DeMar, C-Webb and the 'non-negotiable end'

The summer Billy King got the 76ers all to himself

When Denver lost Dikembe

Today in NBA history: Mike Dunleavy takes on the Clippers

Indiana and the summer it knows

Boogie Wonderland murders the NBA

LeBron James and Paul George and July is here

June

Today's NBA in 1988: Clippers get their Manning, rattle the Cage

Happy birthday, Chuck Person

Steely Dan in Indiana

The 2018 NBA draft was a delight

Chatting about the 2001 NBA draft

Shaq on every level (but college and the pros)

This date in playoff history: The Phoenix Suns save Chicago

This date in playoff history: Bobby Hansen and a Bulls title

New York's fin de siècle: Marcus Camby

This date in playoff history: Toni Kukoc gets the start

Behind the Boxscore, Warriors take the title

Golden State and Cleveland's Game 4, Pat Riley

Behind the Boxscore: Cleveland lost its point

Cleveland and Golden State's Game 3, Isiah Thomas

Behind the Boxscore: Steph with the spark, Orlando's old Magic

Golden State vs. Cleveland's Game 2, John Stockton vs. Steve Kerr

Behind the Boxscore: J.R. Smith's stolen moment

May

NBA Finals preview: Golden State vs. Cleveland

LeBron James and the moments he's ended

Behind the Boxscore: Rockets are over, Charles Barkley in Houston

Behind the Boxscore: LeBron warms up, Warriors dig in, Larry Bird steals it

Behind the Boxscore: Chris Paul's 'all right,' Cavs waking up, Mark Aguirre

Behind the Boxscore: Boston speaks, Warriors recover, Greg Ostertag and Shaq

Behind the Boxscore: Houston gets back, Boston's up, Xavier McDaniel

Behind the Boxscore: Cleveland works, Warriors smirk, Hakeem Olajuwon

Behind the Boxscore: Warriors and Cavaliers are home, Ralph Sampson

Cleveland's got some explaining to do; Kareem, Rod Strickland

Behind the Boxscore: Houston runs the yard, Shawn Kemp sits

Behind the Boxscore: Boston bangs one out, Rockets host the champs

Behind the Boxscore: Warriors wear you down, LeBron tries Boston again

Behind the Boxscore: Boston punches hard, Western finals preview

Eastern Conference finals: Boston vs. Cleveland

Philly's gotta go big to beat Boston

Toronto has had enough (plus Game 5 in Boston, Rick Pitino)

Western previews, Game Fives are up, Elton Brand

Behind the Boxscore: KD wakes, D'Antoni shines, Game 4s, Dikembe

LeBron James is different (Game 4 previews, B.J. Armstrong)

Behind the Boxscore: NOLA'D W's, Chris Paul cinches, Game 3s, Patrick Ewing

Behind the Boxscore: LeBron snapped, Philly goes cold, Game 3s and Danny Ainge

Behind the Boxscore: Houston's human, Game Twos, LeBron vs. Arenas

Behind the Boxscore: Curry's back, Jonas hurts, Bill Russell

Behind the Boxscore: Boston scores, Raptors/Cavs preview, Shawn Kemp

April

LeBron James rolls on, Boston/Philly preview, Ron Harper

Behind the Boxscore: Pelicans wilt, series and Sunday previews

The King slips in Indiana, Game 7 preview, Pelicans/Warriors

Behind the Boxscore: Milwaukee fights, Game 6 previews, Magic

LeBron rises to daylight, Game 6 preview, Larry Bird

Behind the Boxscore: Celtics get wise, PHILA, Game 5 previews

Behind the Boxscore: Utah looms, Game 4 previews, Keith Van Horn

Look out, Cleveland (plus Game 4 previews)

LeBron's never had an April like this (plus Game 4 previews)

Behind the Boxscore: Portland skunked, Embiid returns, Friday previews

Behind the Boxscore, LeBron and those Jazz, Game 3s next

Behind the Boxscore: Toronto adapts, Portland melts, Game 2 previews

Behind the Boxscore: Klay and Wade, Game 2 previews

Behind the Boxscore: Indiana snows the Cavs, Game 2s

SUNDAY: Behind the Boxscore, previews

Saturday: Golden State turns the playoffs on

Jeff Hornacek, Frank Vogel and Sacramento's end

Behind the Boxscore, the regular season is BACK!

Behind the Boxscore, Utah is beautiful

Behind the Boxscore, San Antonio is in

Los Angeles had itself a season

Behind the Boxscore, Warriors in good company

The Warriors let Steve Kerr down

Behind the Boxscore, Nikola Mirotic scared the kid

Behind the Boxscore, Utah upsets Quin Snyder

Michael Jordan and Minnesota's last prank call

The Knicks, Walt Frazier and Scott Brooks on April 1

March

When Reggie Miller broke his face

Penny Hardaway and Nick Van Exel, Pt. I

Behind the Boxscore: Boston's earned it

Behind the Boxscore: Miami will stare you down

Behind the Boxscore: Markelle Fultz is home

Bradley Beal has some words, Dr. J visits Utah

Behind the Boxscore, Charlotte wouldn't stop

Behind the Boxscore, LeBron James is incredible

Behind the Boxscore: James Harden is incredible

Behind the Boxscore: Toronto got the Referee Show

Toronto pulls its weight through Indiana

Every Steely Dan Song: This All Too Mobile Home

Behind the Boxscore: Washington straightens out

Behind the Boxscore: Raptors will not be bucked

Behind the Boxscore: Portland stays up

Toronto is up, in Hubie Brown's rotation

Behind the Boxscore: Toronto in charge

Behind the Boxscore: Cavs are like this, now

Behind the Boxscore: Good coaches, out there

Behind the Boxscore: Damian Lillard in L.A.

Earl and the Knicks and the Big E's move to Baltimore

Philadelphia turns around on two feet

Behind the Boxscore: Steven Adams moves you

February

Behind the Boxscore: Dwyane digs in

Behind the Boxscore: Anthony Davis is better than the Suns

San Antonio's last three starting point guards

Every Steely Dan Song: Show Biz Kids (live, 1974)

Chris Webber only made five All-Star teams

Cleveland has a heart, OKC has a chance

Behind the Boxscore: Utah won't blink

Cleveland gets its basketball back

Never lose sight of Kelly Oubre Jr.

Cleveland knows what the problem is

The Bucks have the bump back

Oklahoma City and Washington aren't over

January

Blake Griffin is out of Los Angeles

Boogie Cousins' unexpected timeout

LeBron James forgot his hat

Memphis has your Tyreke Evans solution

Behind the Boxscore: Brooklyn works

Behind the Boxscore: Houston so cool

Behind the Boxscore: Boogie has a gripe

The Cavaliers aren't shy, on paper

Oklahoma City spins its wheels, silently

Karl-Anthony Towns acts his age

Minnesota hasn't been the same since 2004

Derek Harper gets his number retired

The NBA will always schedule losses

Behind the Boxscore: Every NBA team is in the air

Andrea Bargnani, and the 2006 draft we lost

Behind the Boxscore: Steph just ain't the same

Behind the Boxscore: Isaiah and Noah's Return

Minnesota, like all of us, can make this happen

2017

December 2017

Every Steely Dan Song: Megashine City

Behind the Boxscore: Dennis Schröder Time

LeBron James has a birthday again

Chicago and Milwaukee in the cold

Every Steely Dan Song: Do It Again

Behind the Boxscore: NBA needs a holiday

Behind the Boxscore: Portland can't move no mountain(s)

Behind the Boxscore: Lakers tame those Rockets

Behind the Boxscore: Milwaukee can outlast

Minnesota's not a mess, they're just sick of this

DIVE: Nicolas Batum, Milos Teodosic, Donovan Mitchell

The Cheerful 30: The NBA shines on

Behind the Boxscore: Kawhi is back!

Josh Gondelman is talking now

Behind the Boxscore: Boston flattens in Chicago

Behind the Boxscore: Victor Oladipo is a star

Behind the Boxscore: Victor Oladipo outlasts LeBron

The Cheerful 30, every NBA team cheered up

Behind the Boxscore: Cavs play wrong, right

Behind the Boxscore: Utah's Jazz are flying!

Latrell Sprewell was 20 years ago

Five Men From my TV in 1990

Behind the Boxscore: Toronto whacks at Indy

Behind the Boxscore: LeBron blocks at work

November 2017

Behind the Boxscore: Warriors, Lakers get at it

The Second Arrangement subscriber update!

Behind the Boxscore: Giannis' eight arms

Behind the Boxscore, Pistons are for real

Derrick Rose doesn't want to be here

Behind the Boxscore: Timberwolves are late

Behind the Boxscore: Happy Tinsleygiving

Reasons to be NBA cheerful: Warm plates

Behind the Boxscore, Clippers are trash

Behind the Boxscore, KINGS RETURN HOME

Behind the Boxscore: Golden State great, Boston too

Behind the Boxscore: SORT OUT JOEL EMBIID

Behind the Boxscore: Toronto alert, awake

Reasons to be NBA cheerful: 1-through-30

Sunday email

Behind the Boxscore: OKC in First Grade

Thursday night with the Sklar Brothers

Behind the Boxscore: Sing, Elfrid Payton back!

The bigs have landed, and dribbled past us

Behind the Boxscore, all trails lead to Jayson Tatum

The Cleveland Cavaliers' historical duds

Sunday

Behind the Boxscore: LeBron does it

The letter

Behind the Boxscore: LeBron James cuts close

Behind the Boxscore, in love with Lonzo Ball

The Second Arrangement

Kelly Dwyer covers the NBA, alongside musical bits and comedy numbers.