Monthly Archives: March 2013

There is Neither Blue Devil Nor Wolverine: The Fab Five and the Eroding of College Basketball Identities | Dime Mag

In my latest for Dime, I venture beyond statistical analysis and comment on the Fab Five and the impact they had not only on the college basketball climate, but also the lens through which we view college basketball: The Fab Five, cultural phenomenon that it was, de-centered team loyalties on a national level. Even if […]

Dona Nobis “PACE”: Can High-Pace Teams Win in the Playoffs? | Dime Mag

For Dime, I examine the commonly held notion that high-pace teams cannot succeed in the playoffs, through a number of case studies: Interestingly enough, the Jazz and Warriors played at a high pace (100.31, up from 95.8 of Golden State vs. Dallas) not far off from the Warriors’ regular season average of 101.64. What was […]

My February’s Black, My Nikes Too: A Conversation About Nike’s Black History Month Collection

Jacob Greenberg from The Diss and Felix Huang from Broken Yellow Lines get together to discuss Nike’s Black History Month Collection. This conversation took place over several days and is also cross-posted at The Diss. When Kevin Durant stepped onto the Pepsi Center floor on Sunday, January 20, 2013, his feet were adorned in a special […]