In the debate over who was the best NBA player of the generation that came up in between Michael Jordan and LeBron James, I believe the answer to be Tim Duncan. I believe this to be an immutable fact, carved in stone, debated only by fools and Lakers fans.
Living inside of me is a hatred of the Los Angeles Lakers so profound that I want to put the Washington Wizards much higher in these rankings. I want t…
If I may pull back the curtain a little: I’ve been writing these team previews, in order, starting with what I think is the worst regular season team i…
A given NBA roster at a given NBA moment exists at the intersection of a wide range of continua. Is the construction of the roster tilted towards the p…
When I sat down to write about the 2021–22 Houston Rockets—a team now focused on developing their draft picks into potential star talent—I found myself…
One of the sad facts of lived experience is the primacy of perspective. The present moment is nearly ungraspable, and so, as the poet Gillian Conoley t…
Trying to make sense of what happened with the Oklahoma City Thunder last season is at once simple and complex. What’s simple is that they sucked, most…
If I understand theoretical physics correctly—and I believe I do—it involves the use of abstractions in an attempt to understand natural phenomena. You…
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