No Look Past

Like most professional sports, the National Basketball Association provides its best form of entertainment through statistical feats that astound us with their improbability or physical accomplishments that defy gravity and other mortal constraints. We’ve seen players score 100 points,...
"The only way to stop Wilt and his dunk shot is to lock him in the dressing room or use a shotgun" - Bill Russell  Wilt Chamberlain died alone – no wife by his side, no children to see him...
Petur Gudmundsson was a Trail Blazer, both literally and figuratively. Taken by Portland in the third round of the 1981 draft, Gudmundsson was arguably the first true international player in the NBA. While little more than a footnote in...
For the sake of comparing players in NBA history, it makes for a rather mundane argument to try to rank anyone other than Tim Duncan as the greatest power forward of All-Time. Even though the Big Fundamental spent considerable...
In the National Basketball Association, it has been well­-documented over the years that awards given out at the end of the season are mostly popularity contests. I have already written at length about this, expressing my dismay over cases like the 1980 Finals MVP award and the 1993 regular season MVP. Both were cases in which I strongly believe the deserving candidate was passed over for a more “attractive” candidate. There is yet another instance of award­-snubbing...
In the modern world of short attention spans and relentless desire to create or discover something new, the virtues of patience and selflessness have long since dissipated. This has not just been a recent occurrence, however, as the rise...

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