Monthly Archives: February 2013

Taking the Playground to Durham: Before Kyrie, There Was Jay Dub | Dime Mag

I show Jay Williams some love for Dime Magazine: That being said, back around the turn of the century, one man gave me reason to not only watch, but also somewhat uneasily root for Duke Basketball: Jay Williams. This was back in the heyday of AND1, when kids just wanted handles, and laments were raised for the […]

Midterm Exam: The Jeremy Lin and James Harden Combination | Dime Mag

My latest piece at Dime takes a detailed look at how the Lin-Harden combination is working out for the Rockets, using advanced stats as well as film study: We are working with a small sample size for February, but we can still take a look at a few things Lin and Harden are doing this differently month. […]

#COUNTONKOBE to Be A Balm for My Cynical Soul

Remember the good old days? When everything was in black and white? When America still had family values? When you said, “I’m down with that” it meant you had the flu? And when product placement seemed invasive? Yeah, neither do I. Thing is, product placement has been around since as early as the 19th century. I don’t […]

How Will Ed Davis Fit with the Grizzlies? Or, The Front Office is Willing, but the Coach is Weak | Dime Mag

Over at Dime, I take a look at Ed Davis’ fit on Memphis, and how he could be collateral damage in the ongoing Lionel Hollins vs. Front Office conflict: From Davis’ shot charts, we can see that he both favors and performs best from the left side of the floor, which is unsurprising, considering he’s a […]