The answers are blowing in the wind

Bill Walton takes a look around the NBA and some of the trade deadline moves.

Updated: March 4, 2005, 4:48 PM ET
By Bill Walton | ESPN Insider
Seven weeks remain in the NBA's regular season, and with fewer than 30 games left on the schedule, the countdown has begun. Wasn't it just yesterday that I was in China, walking along the Great Wall, watching Yao and the Rockets take on Chris Webber and the Kings?

Like in a dream, when someone wakes up and screams.

Don't look now Miami, but Detroit is really starting to take this home-court stuff seriously. The Pistons are on pace to shred last season's 21-7 post-All-Star sprint to the title.


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ESPN.com NBA Insider and Basketball Hall of Famer Bill Walton will again serve as a game analyst for ESPN's NBA telecasts. He joined ESPN and ABC Sports' in their inaugural season of NBA coverage in 2002.

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