Author Archives: Jacob Greenberg and Kevin Draper

Goddammit, Another Warriors Controversy Explainer

Yesterday, only hours after Adrian Wojnarowski reported that Golden State Warriors head coach Mark Jackson had created a “dysfunctional” atmosphere and was clashing with assistant Brian Scalabrine, the team announced Scalabrine was reassigned to the D-League Santa Cruz Warriors. In … Continue reading

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Diss Guy Miss Guy, Vol. 45

Diss Guy: Lawrence Frank The Brooklyn Nets apparently decided that June headlines were more important than financial flexibility, and as such, they’ve been in the news a lot lately because of some very splashy transactions.  Last week, they hired Jason … Continue reading

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Now Entering Our Terrible Two’s.

The Diss was born in Jacob’s head, but it is only fitting that the first time I heard about it was through GChat. The above conversation took place on March 31, 2011. It took us a couple of months to … Continue reading

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Diss Guy Miss Guy, Vol. 44

Diss Guys: Basketball Writers I’ve always been unsure how to feel about Jason Kidd. On the one hand, he is a fellow East Bay native and one in a tradition of great Bay point guards including Gary Payton, Brian Shaw … Continue reading

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Your Annotated Smartphone Bathroom Reader for Sunday, June 9th, 2013.

It’s NBA finals time in Cleveland, Ohio. The Titles He Won, the Things They Lost Howard Beck New York Times Tim Duncan has been variously described as “boring”, “aloof”, “unassuming” and “quiet”.  But if you take him for granted, homie’s … Continue reading

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Your Annotated Smartphone Bathroom Reader for Sunday, June 2nd, 2013.

I think I’ll play some Ultimate next weekend. An Unfamiliar Ring Dave McKenna Grantland This delightful long(ish)-form centers on NBA all-time great Elgin Baylor, whose legacy has been partially defined by the fact that he doesn’t have a championship ring. … Continue reading

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Diss Guy Miss Guy, Vol. 41

Diss Guy: LeBron James I don’t have strong memories of having watched Michael Jordan play basketball. He retired (for the second time) when I was 10, and I can only remember watching him play in the occasional Sunday game. Hell, … Continue reading

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