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Emmanuel Mudiay and Non-Traditional Paths to the NBA

Up until about a week and a half ago, I’d never heard of Emmanuel Mudiay. But when he decided to break from his intent to play college ball with the Southern Methodist University men’s basketball program and take his talents … Continue reading

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Daryl Morey is not Francois Truffaut

Have you ever had to do something at your job you thought was a bad idea, but had to because your boss told you to? The other day I had to put interview transcripts into an unnecessarily detailed Excel table … Continue reading

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Maloof is a State of Mind.

When reports began to surface that the Sacramento Kings were pursuing Detroit Pistons forward Josh Smith – the mercurial, handsomely-paid forward who has endured trade rumors for most of his waking career, and who continually seems to be fighting against himself … Continue reading

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For LeBron James, Cleveland is Scylla and Miami is Charybdis

Despite what you may have been lead to believe, free agency hasn’t actually started. Teams were allowed to contact players starting 12:01 a.m. on July 1, but they can’t actually sign then until 12:01 a.m. on July 10. Teams are … Continue reading

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Thank You For Your Childhood.

“Jonas has not been assigned, she informed the crowd, and his heart sank. Then she went on. “Jonas has been selected.” *** One of the enduring scenes in Lois Lowry’s The Giver – the highly influential young adult novel which has made … Continue reading

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Silly Season Has Arrived, and Basketball Fans Are on Their Own

A couple centuries ago, the term “silly season” was coined to describe the summer months in various European countries. With congresses out of session, there was less for the news media to report on but the same number of pages … Continue reading

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Now Entering Our Thrilling Three’s. There’s Cake in the Break Room.

Happy 3rd birthday to us. Time flies when you’re having fun.  And rest assured: the best is yet to come. In the meantime, here were our favorite pieces from the year. Jacob The Provocateur  Gently Rolling Hills. Kevin This Is … Continue reading

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