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What's the trade deadline outlook for the Toronto Raptors? SI.com's Chris Mannix weighs in with this:

Toronto has a fat payroll and a roster that has not generated much interest. Rival executives believe the best the Raptors will be able to get for Evans, Calderon or Barbosa are protected draft picks. If that.

Blake Griffin's top 25 dunks kick off with a posterization of Sonny Weems.

Basketball-Reference.com takes a position-by-position look at 'black holes'. Andrea Bargnani and DeMar DeRozan are among the 'black holes' at the centre and shooting guard positions, respectively. At the other end of the spectrum is point guard Jose Calderon, who passes over 80% of the time.

Bargnani and DeRozan are among the toughest omissions in Bill Simmons' Trade Value List.

Arturo Galletti takes the average Wins Produced (for every two week period of the season) of every player who’s played more than 800 minutes for a team this season, and sorts it by teams and by minutes played.

I swear it's the last time I'll mention his name this season: Fans burn Chris Bosh's jersey. Bosh doesn't talk. And did Jay Triano snub Bosh in Miami?

Ball Don't Lie's Kelly Dwyer weighs in on the possible NBA return to Vancouver.

SI.com's Ian Thomsen takes a look at NBA labor talks.

Kids in 'scared-straight' program visit horrifying Cleveland Cavaliers practice.

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