Overrated and underrated storylines

PER Diem: Feb. 9, 2010

Updated: February 9, 2010, 12:15 PM ET
By John Hollinger |
Chris KamanJoe Murphy/NBAE/Getty ImagesNothing against the Clippers' Chris Kaman, who is having a strong season, but is he really an All-Star?

Sometimes narratives take on a life of their own. For instance, let's say there's a player who we'll call "Chris." Let's say "Chris" has a bad year in 2008-09, missing a bunch of games with an injury and playing poorly in many of the others.