Tag Archives: Kevin Durant

Monday Media: Cozying up With Corporate America to Appeal to the Inner-City

Across a multitude of brands and platforms, basketball players participate in advertisements primarily to make that scrilla, but a good ad campaign can effectively enhance their image. We have previously looked at what Chris Paul’s “Big” commercial says about the … Continue reading

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Monday Media: The Baggiest, Most Pre-Distressed of All Time (BMPDOAT)

As The Basketball Jones wrote about last week, 2012 was the year that fashion took off in the NBA. In thirty years the things I will remember about the 2012 NBA playoffs will probably be 1. LeBron’s domination of the … Continue reading

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Really, How Good is Russell Westbrook?

At the Blogs With Balls conference that I attended last weekend, advanced analytics frequently came up, and was the topic of an entire panel. As a proponent for and user of “beyond the boxscore” metrics to evaluate basketball players, I … Continue reading

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The Wet Blanket on Kevin Durant’s Olympics

If you read a bunch of my articles, you will notice that I criticize the NBA media over, and over and over. If we had the forethought to actually tag our articles, I’d throw some links up here. My basic … Continue reading

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Kevin Durant: Poisoning AAU Basketball Since Right Now

One of the few benefits of the offseason is that we have the time and ability to take a critical look at the state of the Association as a whole. A majority of our time during the regular and post … Continue reading

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Your Annotated Smartphone Bathroom Reader for Monday, June 18, 2012.

I’m in Minnesota visiting family and recovering from a wicked hangover at my college reunion.  My god, it still hurts.  Original postings are a few days late as a result.  So until I’m able to hold down water, and can … Continue reading

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Wild Speculation and Outlandish Guesses: Know Your History Edition.

The 2012 NBA Championship Finals is the most compelling Finals matchup since __________. Omar Bagnied: Hakeem Olajuwon-Patrick Ewing in 1993-1994. Jordan had just retired to play baseball and all the sudden the championship was there for the taking. Olajuwon was … Continue reading

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