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Sports' two most intriguing words: What if?

Bill Simmons looks at 15 key moments in the NBA over the past decade and wonders how they could've played out differently. Story

Updated: March 10, 2008, 9:14 PM ET
By Bill Simmons | Page 2

At the end of my Basketball Blog two weeks ago, I wrote about the chain of events that led to Kevin Garnett being traded to Boston. What if the T-Wolves hadn't betrayed KG by quietly shopping him before the 2007 draft? Would Garnett still be stuck in Minnesota? Would he have become the biggest target during the trading frenzy this winter? Did the KG deal create a domino effect that ended up changing the destiny of five 2008 contenders?

Certainly, it's one of the NBA's great "What ifs?" ...

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