This is an instant reaction Facebook chat thread to the Boston-Philadelphia trade from last night between two of my buddies and I. They know their stuff. Ty is a Sixers fan, drawn in by Allen Iverson, and has the according fan eccentricities. Trevor is a Blazers fan from Eugene, and is far more measured in […]Read more "Instant Reaction Thread: Sixers-Celtics Trade"
In an NBA offseason filled with exclamations of, “He got what?” and “Well, I guess I should have just been an NBA player,” one of the biggest sources of sticker shock was reserve Portland swingman Allen Crabbe. The first shock wave was felt when Brooklyn presented Crabbe a four-year, $75 million offer sheet, with the […]Read more "Allen Crabbe and the Blazer Core"
Though the United States has maintained an impressive performance record in international athletic competition, its amateur sport infrastructure has become less efficient than that of many other countries, hurting the NBA’s ability to expand. […]Read more "Examining Inefficiencies in NBA Player Development and Potential Solutions"
First things first: yes, that is Kris Porzingis throwing out the first pitch at a Mets game. Has he ever held a baseball before? How did he fare? Was it better than 50 Cent’s first pitch? All burning questions…Read more "Different Strokes: Draft Winners in Different Evolutionary Stages"
I have reasons to like them, but ultimately I’m the worst kind of NBA fan when it comes to the Bucks. I’m a hop on. A fair-weather fan. A bandwagoner. A hypebeast. But, […]Read more "An Introduction to the Milwaukee Bucks: Playoff Edition"
Being liked, for most people, is like becoming a good ball player. You watch. You try things out. You keep what works. Rondo has never done this. He has invented his own personality on the court and off it. , […]Read more "WHY I LOVE THIS MAVS TEAM: A REQUIEM FOR A DREAM (PART 2)"
Since mid-December, the Mavs’ roster has been a talented mash of tools, working to gain chemistry and rhythm in a brutal Western conference that waits for no one., […]Read more "Why I Love this Mavs Team: A Requiem for a Dream (Part 1)"