Author Archives: Hans Peterson

A Postscript: An Ode to the Spurs and the Unexpected.

Editor’s Note: Once again, Hans Peterson is here to deliver The Diss’ postscript to the NBA Finals.  Hans is a regular contributor to The Diss. *** In case you missed it, last year I submitted a characteristically verbose reflection on the … Continue reading

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Sample Size Matters! NBA Observations From a Guy who has Watched No Basketball, Pt. II

Editor’s Note: Infrequent contributor Hans Peterson drops by to deliver his end-of-season guesses about what happened this NBA season.  Hans is a PhD candidate at the University of Minnesota, and has written other good stuff for The Diss. *** I … Continue reading

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NBA Observations From a Guy who has Watched No Basketball.

Editor’s Note: Today on The Diss, Hans Peterson checks in to deliver, at best, some informed guesses about this NBA season.  While we’d like to think we’re decreasingly obscure, we’re still pretty dang obscure. But it’s a nice thought.   ***** … Continue reading

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Cognitive Dissonance? Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Steve Nash on the Lakers

Really? An article about the Lakers? A week before the NBA season starts and basketball literates are forced to endure daily updates on this team from every media source imaginable for over six months? I know. I realize that ESPN … Continue reading

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A Postscript.

Editor’s Note: Occasional Diss contributor Hans Peterson answered my “How did you feel?” question well after the arbitrary deadline, so he missed his chance to get in the post.  Sucks for him.  But, luckily for all of us he’s a … Continue reading

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Lin-Prudence?

Editor’s Note: The Diss is proud to present a guest submission from Hans Peterson. This is Hans’ second contribution. I feel a bit conflicted about this one. On the one hand, I can’t imagine that there is anything left to … Continue reading

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On Kevin Love

Editor’s Note: The Diss is very happy to feature a piece from guest contributor “Butt” Hans Peterson.  Hans and yours truly went to college and played frisbee together. Though very tall (6’5”ish), I never saw him play basketball.  I’m not even sure he … Continue reading

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