ESPN TrueHoop Network blog "48 Minutes of Hell" with an interesting take on the latest book by bestselling author and business professor Jim Collins, applying the "5 stages of decline" to the NBA and various teams. And what you can do against it to prevent or slow your demise (case in point: The San Antonio Spurs).
Why is this interesting? Because the mighty powers that be have to move aside for the new dynasties of the up-and-comers to begin, e.g. the Trail Blazers.