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Diss Guy, Miss Guy, Vol. 27

Diss Guy: LeBron James On this blog, and especially when selecting the Diss Guy and Miss Guy of the week, we usually run counter to common basketball narratives. When the rest of the blogosphere zigs, we tend to zag. We … Continue reading

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Diss Guy, Miss Guy: Vol. 23

Diss Guys: All-Star Voters Yesterday the NBA released the results of the All-Star voting, and they were as follows: East: Rajon Rondo, Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Kevin Garnett West: Chris Paul, Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant, Blake Griffin, Dwight … 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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The Lakers Have No Clothes

This post is an adapted fairy tale By Hans Andrew Snyderrson (2012-2142) that was uncovered on a recent trip by time travel cadet Terry Porter, reporting from the future.  any, many years ago lived a baller, who thought so much of … 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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Wild Speculation and Outlandish Guesses: Media Day Roundup Edition.

Over the past few days, notably last Friday and Monday, all NBA teams held their media days. Normally these are pretty boring affairs, a chance to see the new players in uniform, write the same story about how player x … 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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