There comes a time in every person’s life where multiple paths are laid out and must be narrowed to one. For some, the traditional path is the one most obviously trodden; others may find themselves, as Robert Frost once did, on a road not taken.
In the Sloan Sports Analytics Conference panel “10,000 Hours vs. The Sports Gene,” authors Malcolm Gladwell and David Epstein debated myriad ways in which an athlete transitions from who they can be to the athlete they were meant to be.
BYRON MULLENS TO PHILLY FOR SO MANY THREES, because dreams do come true.
The Nuggets get a roster spot, the Wizards get a point guard, and the 76ers get PICKZZZ
Multiple league sources have confirmed that the Philadelphia 76ers have traded Spencer Hawes to the Cleveland Cavaliers in exchange for two 2014 second-round draft picks, Earl Clark, and Henry Sims.
A couple of weeks ago, Foot Locker came out with a new commercial. In it, some teenager is playing basketball at his house and he's talking to himself, living out his hoop dreams by counting down the seconds in some imaginary game, setting himself up for the game-winning shot.
Once a paragon of inefficiency, Evan Turner's become a near-model of efficient shot selection in his fourth season.
15-Footer time! 11 games, including an ESPN doubleheader. What a great way to spend a Friday evening, right? ...right?!
The season's still early, but our writers have OPINIONS. And these OPINIONS will be heard, DAMMIT.
15-Footer time! A little bit of word association, a little bit of comparing a team to puppies, a whole lot of teams struggling on the road. Which probably means all the home teams will lose tonight, because that's the way things go.