A while ago, I wrote a post about my top-5 favorite basketball books. I wanted to cap the list by going through my second-tier.
Monthly Archives: August 2012
In case ya hadn’t heard, Dwight Howard is headed to Tinseltown. He joins Wilt Chamberlain, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and Shaquille O’Neal on the list of superstar centers acquired by the Lakers in the middle of their prime. A player as dominant as Dwight Howard, in a league devoid of great centers, certainly has a high trade value. (Sixth highest in the NBA according to Bill Simmons, back in March.) Orlando must’ve gotten a haul in return for Dwight… Right? Continue reading
Andy G: Isn’t it a little weird that there hasn’t been much advancement (or any) in the shooting range of pro basketball players? Like, why aren’t there 10 or more current NBA players with the CHRIS KINGSBURY range? I ask because the Drazen Petrovic documentary (Eds note: see what I’m talking about at 1:47 versus Michael Jordan.) shows him bombing from 28 feet sometimes, and it looked like an effective strategy. Continue reading