SI executive editor Stephen Cannella looks at whether NBA players will protest when the season starts.
Former NBA executive vice president of basketball operations Stu Jackson looks at what may happen if players decide to take a knee on the court during the national anthem.
Basketball Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar reacts to NBA commissioner Adam Silver's comments on athlete protests during the national anthem and shares what players should do in response.
SI executive editor Stephen Cannella looks at whether the divide over how to handle the national anthem will affect the Pittsburgh Steelers on the field.
The Crossover's Ben Golliver shares the thought process when trying to rank Joel Embiid among the top players in the NBA. Embiid came in at No. 41 on SI's Top 100 NBA Players of 2018 list.
SI managing editor Chris Stone and executive editor Stephen Cannella look at whether more athletes will begin to voice out in 2017.
There's no denying the impact LeBron James, Stephen Curry and other superstars will have on the NBA Finals, but could the series come down to the Cleveland Cavaliers' and Golden State Warriors' role players?