There’s an oft-cited but poorly provenanced assertion about music journalism that says writing about music is like dancing about architecture. It seems most often attributed to Elvis Costello, but whether it was him or somebody else, you could probably substitute “writing” and “music” with “blogging” and “basketball.”
Shane Battier is known as an analytics guy. But how applicable does he think numbers can be?
The NBA is in a rather strange age for rivalries. Anymore, conflicts amongst teams and their star players are waged across social media, with salvos of Instagrams raining down between the charging, incessant