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…
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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…
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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…