The 2014 Dallas Mavericks maximized their potential and Dirk Nowitzki’s supreme talents. Mark Cuban’s philosophy on roster-building will stunt any success beyond, though. Continue Reading
In making a “slippery slope” argument quasi-defending Donald Sterling, Mark Cuban ignores the concrete duty to combat racism in public entertainment. Continue Reading
Once again we’ve received a genuine look into the magical racist world of Donald Sterling that objectifies and exploits the black body for his comfort. Continue Reading
The 2013-14 Los Angeles Lakers are awful. Still, they aren’t the worst Lakers team ever. So, who is? The search takes us from California to Minnesota all the way back to… Detroit?! Yep, Detroit. Continue Reading
In isolation, Vern Mikkelsen’s talents were good, possibly great. Put together with his determination and skilled teammates, they became the epitome of excellence… a summation far above its parts. Continue Reading
We have no idea if the two Jazz men directly intended to disparage, humiliate, or mock African-Americans. Nonetheless, the process of a white man “becoming” a black man by applying paint is a racially charged act. Continue Reading
The Cavaliers will retire Zydrunas Ilgauskas’ No. 11 jersey on March 8 in a game against the New York Knicks at The Q. – Mary Schmitt Boyer, The Cleveland Plain-Dealer Zydrunas Ilgauskas was drafted over 17 years ago by the… Continue Reading
LeBron James refuses to let the killer instinct cage him and ruin his relationships with teammates and family. Yes, he wants to win. Yes, he’s willing to work hard to make it happen. However, his perspective clearly includes the help, opinion, and existence of others.
That’s a distinctly non-royal prerogative by the former King James. Continue Reading
In particular, at what point does talent outweigh distraction? And when should a “distraction” be perceived as distraction?
By nature, whenever I confront a current-day issue, I instantly think back to previous events that help shed light on the situation. So, it may surprise you that The Onion provides the best summation of American society’s general attitude toward talent and distraction. Continue Reading