Southwest Division

Beating the Odds in Memphis

What’s happening in Memphis is anything beyond remarkable. You’ve got an NBA basketball team, that, by all standards and means, should be in disarray. They should be taking out ads like the Minnesota Timberwolves did, basically throwing in the towel before the start of the season.

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Struggle to Survive in New Orleans

Opening the season with eight consecutive wins, the New Orleans Hornets were the talk of the NBA. A rebuilt roster with only one sure All-Star, New Orleans was supposed to struggle to reach the playoffs in the brutal Western Conference. As Chris Paul was dazzling fans across the country, the city of New Orleans found a way to tune him …

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Alone Star State

It’s too quiet in San Antonio. A hush has befallen the Texas town, as if Mexican bandito troops are going to storm the Alamo again. The Spurs, with four NBA titles and two-time NBA MVP Tim Duncan, are 13-2. They are tied for the best record in the league with their archrival Los Angeles Lakers, and yet, they’re not making …

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All-Time Teams: Southwest Divison

Imagine if teams could combine players from every generation to form the greatest starting lineup in franchise history. The only problem is, some teams have so much talent, how do you really choose between Jerry West and Kobe Bryant as the starting shooting guard for the Los Angeles Lakers? A new feature from ESPN.com enables you to decide the ultimate …

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All-Time Teams: Northwest Divison

Imagine if teams could combine players from every generation to form the greatest starting lineup in franchise history. The only problem is, some teams have so much talent, how do you really choose between Jerry West and Kobe Bryant as the starting shooting guard for the Los Angeles Lakers? A new feature from ESPN.com enables you to decide the ultimate …

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2010 Southwest Division Preview

Three different teams have won the Southwest Division over the previous three years and with the Mavericks resigning Dirk Nowitzki during the summer, Dallas looks to be the first team to win consecutive division titles since San Antonio in 2005-06. The Spurs remain a top contender and have added the best rookie this summer, looking to make his NBA debut …

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