A meditation on The Warriors and the secondary assist
Vague and scattered thoughts about learning
One of the most frustrating aspects of NBA fandom—especially when you get into the weeds a little bit—is that so much of what we feel when we watch…
Recently watching Werner Herzog’s 2005 film Wild Blue Yonder, which I’m not really going to get into here, I learned about the concept of Chaotic…
and other thoughts from around the league
I’ve been thinking a lot about something Nikola Jokić did in last night’s game against the Miami Heat. I’m not talking about the moment Jokić shoved…
Basketball is exactly life. It’s not less than life or more than life. It isn’t any more or less stupid than any of the other things we spend our time…
A word of praise here for the amazing Kevin Durant, a player I love and somehow also never give enough credit. I’ve spilled a lot of ink on this weird…
Each day, as the amount of time I have left to live gets imperceptibly shorter and shorter, I find my appreciation of the little things growing. One of…
The offense/defense calibration of a given basketball team is always a delicate matter. I suppose this is why it is so valuable when a player adds value…
Here’s a statistic that might surprise you. If you look at basketball-reference.com’s calculation of career win shares per 48 minutes (if you want to…
Feels like I made a pretty huge mistake over here at The Windmill in waiting until the season started to finish writing our NBA team previews, but to be…