Steph-mania has seeped into the WNBA

“Night night.”Image: Getty Images If it were not already apparent that Steph Curry is the popular kid who dictates whether 10th graders one- or two-strap their backpacks, fans needn’t look no further than the WNBA for proof. I debated if Sabrina Ionescu hitting a game-clinching 3 and striking the Steph “night night” pose against the … Read more

Why the Warriors dominated Celtics in the Finals

Andrew Wiggins helped keep Jayson Tatum at bay.Image: Getty Images Sometimes it just feels good to be right. After proclaiming before the NBA Finals started that the Boston Celtics had zero chance against the Golden State Warriors, the Dubs beat the Celtics by double-digits in Game 6 to end the series 4-2. Many across the … Read more

No team makes you want to break a controller like Golden State

No stopping Curry.Image: Getty Images There is no team that embodies the feeling of wanting to shut off your Playstation and whip your controller at the wall more than the Warriors. They’re everyone’s favorite team on NBA 2K, who isn’t a Lebron acolyte of course, and it’s really hard trying to contain Steph Curry and … Read more

Draymond Green Is the Michael Jordan of Mindfuckery

In my last NBA Finals dispatch, I went on at considerable length about Celtics forward Jayson Tatum. “Dull” was the operative word, and I will stand by that until they put me in the dirt. But, as much as I hated to admit it, I also had to recognize that 6-foot-8 is the frame for … Read more

Without Kevin Durant, it’s easy to like the Golden State Warriors

The Golden State Warriors are easy to root for again.Image: Getty Images There was just something about Kevin Durant on the Golden State Warriors that almost ruined basketball. It wasn’t ever about the burner accounts and snowflake sensitivity. The lack of competitive advantage made the NBA challenging to enjoy while Durant was in the Bay … Read more

How can anyone root against Steph Curry? I’ll tell you how

Is this your king?Image: Getty Images I tend to cringe when NBA pundits incredulously ask, “How could anyone root against Steph Curry?!” I’m not a LeBron true believer, here to disparage the greatest shooter in the history of the game. He’s incredible. The hand-eye coordination is something out of Star Wars. When little Anakin Skywalker … Read more

Timberwolves win a lot of championships, just not for Minnesota

Andrew WigginsPhoto: Getty Images Since the Minneapolis Lakers won half of the league’s first 10 NBA titles and then shuffled off to Los Angeles where they won13 more, Minnesota has been an incubator for NBA championship parades–in other cities. After the Lakers’ relocated to L.A., the NBA didn’t return to Minnesota until 1989. The Timberwolves … Read more

The Celtics’ Jayson Tatum Is the NBA’s Most Boring Superstar

As of publication, the wretched Boston Celtics are up 2-1 on the less wretched Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals. This series has sucked. Three games, three blowouts. A wave of inevitably is crashing on Golden State, playing at a disadvantage against a team full of young players utilizing a swarming, suffocating defense. Once … Read more

Boston’s Marcus Smart is the player Draymond Green used to be

Draymond Green’s reputation precedes him, but Marcus Smart is the real deal now.Image: Getty Images The Draymond Green brand is still strong enough that LeBron James openly fantasizes about playing with him and his podcast is a hot topic even while the Warriors fall into a 2-1 hole against the Boston Celtics. Green, now 32, … Read more

LeBron James wants to play with Steph Curry

LeBron wouldn’t mind being Steph Curry’s teammate fulltime.Image: Getty Images This year’s NBA postseason has been pretty good, minus all the injuries, even with the absence of LeBron James. While the era of James playing into June every year is over, that doesn’t mean we won’t hear from the King during the playoffs and especially … Read more