Tag Archives: Dwight Howard

How, and How Not, To Play Centers

Coaches are hired to implement schemes, develop players, draw up last minute players and more, but their impact on the game is most felt in how they allocate playing time. Drawing up new offensive sets that get LeBron James easier … 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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OKCupid Season Preview: Orlando Magic (#29)

My self-summary I feel kind of awkward doing this. I never thought I would be one of those people that need the internet to get laid, but I guess it is 2012 and everybody is doing it? Anyway, it’s not … Continue reading

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Wild Speculation and Outlandish Guesses: We Talk Dynasties.

As the interminably long offseason drags on, The Diss decided to take up the topic of Dynasties. In the last 20 years we have only had 8 teams win championships (Pistons, Bulls, Rockets, Spurs, Lakers, Heat, Mavericks, Celtics). Would you … Continue reading

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Your Annotated Smartphone Bathroom Reader for Saturday, August 18, 2012.

Between the Dwight Howard trade and the Melky Cabrera suspension, it’s been a long week in the Diss’ North Bay office.  Hence, we discuss Vanessa Bryant, Jay-Z, blogging, untimely tragedies, and the NBA age requirement.  And — sigh — Dwight Howard, … Continue reading

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We Can’t All Be Supermen.

“Physiologists should think before putting down the instinct of self-preservation as the cardinal instinct of an organic being.  A living thing seeks above all to discharge its strength — life itself is will to power; self-preservation is only one of … Continue reading

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Bob Marley Reincarnate’s Guide to the NBA Offseason pt. 2

Yesterday, inspired by The Artist Formerly Known as Snoop Dogg’s spiritual baptism and rebirth as The Artist Currently Known as Snoop Lion, I wrote about rebirths in the NBA. Today we tackle the same topic, but this time the outcome … Continue reading

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