East Finals Preview

May 12, 2018 0

By: Jeffrey Newholm Sometimes in life there’s one man people really don’t like. To ignore the issue, people sometimes use strange linguistic gymnastics. Thus Voldemort became “he who must not be named”. (Didn’t do the […]

Coach Lue: Puppet or Puppeteer?

November 7, 2017 0

Neil Armstrong famously took the first step on the moon. Tyronn Lue, by contrast, was for a time just famous for being stepped over. That is, literally stepped over by Allen Iverson after a late […]

Cavs: Antidote to Golden State Fever?

October 21, 2017 0

“Neither a borrower nor a lender be”, is the wise advice of William Shakespeare. Yet all of us live on borrowed time; for even the biggest NBA stars, there’s just a few years to make […]

Kyrie Irving: His time, his team

October 11, 2017 0

By: Jeffrey Newholm In the popular fable of The Fisherman And His Wife, a fisherman lucks into catching a magical prince. His wife repeatedly insists on his returning to the prince to grant her increasingly […]

Double Dynasty: The Decline of the NBA

October 25, 2016 0

By: Jeffrey Newholm The first time, Usian Bolt was electric in bolting past his competition in the Olympics. The second time was still exciting, but not quite so novel. And then there was this summer’s […]