Will Knicks, Lakers make playoffs?

ESPN's corps of NBA coaches chime in on the early going of the 2013-14 season. ESPN Illustration

Insider debuts "Coaches Corner," a panel discussion with a collection of ESPN's former NBA coaches that tackles some of the current topics in the NBA. Every two weeks, we'll gather four from our roster of coaches that includes Hubie Brown, Doug Collins, P.J. Carlesimo, Avery Johnson, George Karl and Jeff Van Gundy.

We asked them five questions, and here's what they had to say: