“To every action there is always opposed an equal reaction” Isaac Newton Sir Isaac Newton probably didn’t have Colin Kaepernick in mind when he discovered his third law of physics but damn if he wasn’t right on the money. For Continue reading
I had really planned on leaving this one alone. After all, choosing the four best players to have ever played a sport is entirely subjective. I might include Player A on my mountainside and justify that argument until I’m blue Continue reading
This is not the look of a man who just got poked in the eye. This is the look of a man who we once collectively ridiculed for not being a champion. Do you remember that? You should because it Continue reading
Magic versus Bird, Russell versus Chamberlain, Jordan versus everybody else. These are the rivalries that molded the National Basketball Association into what it is today.
I was watching some tribute to Muhammad Ali on television the other night. He had just celebrated his 70th birthday so some Las Vegas big wigs decided to honor the former heavyweight champion by basically booking every star imaginable for Continue reading
Who’s better? LeBron or Kobe? You decide. Continue reading
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The year was 1995. I was putting the final touches on a masters thesis I had no interest in writing. I was equally uneager to see what the real world had to offer in terms of employment.
Most knowledgeable basketball fans agree that the five greatest NBA centers of all-time, in no particular order, are Bill Russell, Wilt Chamberlain, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Hakeem Olajuwon and Shaquille O’Neal. It’s difficult to justify any other center cracking that top five.
There are few plays in sports as exciting and momentum-changing, yet unfortunately underappreciated as basketball’s blocked shot. Many current NBAers have mastered the art of, not only the block… but keeping it in bounds.