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On Hot Starts

I chose to skip the conventional NBA preview because there is not a ton to say about the outcome of the 2018-19 season.  The Warriors are prohibitive favorites and there is no apparent rival on equal footing at this point. …

Udonis and Franchise Lifers

A few weeks ago, Udonis Haslem accepted a relatively modest one-year deal to return to the Heat for his 16th (and presumably final) NBA season.  Haslem represents a rarity—an NBA player who has played his entire long career for a…

The Run TMC FAQ

In the late 1980s and early 1990s, the Golden State Warriors attempted to compete with a fun, high scoring, perimeter-oriented team, affectionately nicknamed Run TMC, a pun on the popular old rap group Run DMC.  In this case the, “TMC”…

The COY Curse?

In 2013, Nuggets coach George Karl won Coach of the Year and responded as follows: “Coach of the year? I’m not sure I want that legacy. Have you seen what happens to guys who win coach of the year?”  Karl…