Category Archives: General

Everyday is Perfect, Everything is Wrong.

It’s January in the Bay Area, and every day is perfect; nearly an exact replica of the day that immediately preceded it. The month doesn’t matter. The day is irrelevant, since the proceedings are roughly uniform across the spectrum. The muffled … Continue reading

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GAMES OF THE WEEK 1/19-1/25

Good afternoon. My name is DOCTOR Corbin Smith, Adjunct Professor of Psychology here at Diss University, and I have some startling new research to share with you, my loyal readership. In my time writing this column, I have discovered some … Continue reading

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Conflict, Contrition, Correction.

In 2009, during All-Star weekend, the Phoenix Suns fired their head coach Terry Porter, who at that point had been commanding the helm of a ship that had been sinking for 51 games. Though the termination was handed down — … Continue reading

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On Ghosting Greatness.

There is no set protocol for celebrating aging — or more appropriately, having aged — in the NBA. If anything, there’s a standard set of practices for decrying the aging process; an intricate cocktail of denial, anger, grief and, hopefully, … Continue reading

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GAMES OF THE WEEK 1/5-111

If it seem like I only recommended weird games, it’s because there were not any normal games on this week. MONDAY: WASHINGTON AT NEW ORLEANS 8PM EAST, 5PM WEST Has anyone floated the idea that the East is secretly more … Continue reading

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GAMES OF THE WEEK 12/29-1/4

MONDAY: WASHINGTON AT HOUSTON 8PM EAST 5PM WEST I was watching John Wall on Christmas and I thought to myself, I thought, “Hey, I have been spending a lot of time with John Wall for the last few years, and … Continue reading

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GAMES OF THE WEEK 1/22-1/28

It’s Christmas! Holidaytimes! You know what that means, THE HILLS ARE ALIVE WITH THE SOUND OF MUSIC, holiday music, the music of Christmas and other beloved holidays, beloved standards and creeping obscurities! This week, I have taken it upon myself … Continue reading

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