Open Letter: Basketball Jersey Treatment

Dear basketball fans, Being upset that one of your favorite players is one thing. Setting his jersey on fire is another. We’ve seen this kind of treatment before. The latest victim is Gordon Hayward, who announced on The Players’ Tribune that he’s signing with the Boston Celtics. The deal is for four years worth $128 … Continue reading Open Letter: Basketball Jersey Treatment


NBA Finals: Return of the MVPs

We all knew it would be inevitable. We just couldn’t predict the postseason runs both teams are on. June 1st features the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors meeting for the third time in a row in the NBA Finals. No other matchup has done that. The Los Angeles Lakers and Detroit Pistons split … Continue reading NBA Finals: Return of the MVPs

NBA Playoffs: Cavaliers/Warriors Trilogy is Inevitable

The NBA Playoffs are providing some exciting moments, but there’s a sense of foreboding that began in last year’s NBA Finals. The Cleveland Cavaliers came back from a 3-1 deficit to give Cleveland its first major team championship against the Golden State Warriors. The reactions were relentless, with constant memes reminding the world that the … Continue reading NBA Playoffs: Cavaliers/Warriors Trilogy is Inevitable

NBA: The Changing Monopolized Philosophy

We’ve seen many changes over the NBA and now, almost everyone is obsessed with the “super-team” concept. It’s almost an effect from the rising NBA salary cap, which is currently set at $94.143 million. It’s also why the super-team concept is on the rise. The Golden State Warriors trumped the Big 3 strategy with a … Continue reading NBA: The Changing Monopolized Philosophy

Kevin Durant: The Golden State Warrior Plan

The chase for Kevin Durant is over. Only this time, he’s taking his talents across the bridge in California. The former MVP and forward signed a two-year $54.3 million deal with the Warriors, spurning his old team in the Oklahoma City Thunder. He announced his decision through The Player’s Tribune on July 4th. Durant will … Continue reading Kevin Durant: The Golden State Warrior Plan