Warriors’ Steph Curry is the black swan

Warriors' Steph Curry is the black swan

Steph CurryPhoto: Getty Images The black swan theory was an idea developed by former Stock trader Nassim Taleb in 2007. As explained by Taleb, the theoretical black swan can be summarized as an event or outlier outside the realm of realistic expectations that has an extreme impact on history and makes experts invent explanations, but … Read more

Why the Warriors dominated Celtics in the Finals

Why the Warriors dominated Celtics in the Finals

Andrew Wiggins helped keep Jayson Tatum at bay.Image: Getty Images Sometimes it just feels good to be right. After proclaiming before the NBA Finals started that the Boston Celtics had zero chance against the Golden State Warriors, the Dubs beat the Celtics by double-digits in Game 6 to end the series 4-2. Many across the … Read more

No team makes you want to break a controller like Golden State

No team makes you want to break a controller like Golden State

No stopping Curry.Image: Getty Images There is no team that embodies the feeling of wanting to shut off your Playstation and whip your controller at the wall more than the Warriors. They’re everyone’s favorite team on NBA 2K, who isn’t a Lebron sidekick of courseand it’s really hard trying to contain Steph Curry and Co. … Read more

The Utah Jazz’s new jerseys are awful — and clearly, the team knows that

The Utah Jazz's new jerseys are awful — and clearly, the team knows that

The new Jazz rebrand is an absolute travesty. Indeed, it’s made the Jazz the laughing stock of the league. Go ahead, scroll through the reactions. You’ll see Cleveland sports reporter Tim Bielik say “OK, Jazz, that’s a good prank. Now let’s see the real uniforms.” You’ll see SB Nation writer Demetrius Bell call them “objectively … Read more

Draymond Green keeps it real and creates Boston bulletin board material at the same time

Draymond Green keeps it real and creates Boston bulletin board material at the same time

Draymond GreenPhoto: Getty Images Although the 2022 NBA Finals has been an up and down series for veteran Draymond Green, that hasn’t stopped him from giving his honest opinion during media sessions. Ahead of Game 6 in Boston, Green was asked about the mental challenge of preparing to face the Celtics as opposed to getting … Read more

New Orleans Pelicans and Zion Williamson optimistic about contract extension

New Orleans Pelicans and Zion Williamson optimistic about contract extension

All’s swell in the Big Easy these days.Image: Getty Images Barring any unforeseen circumstances, such as another Zion Williamson injury, in the 2022-23 season expect to see the full New Orleans Pelicans team that basketball fans wish had taken on the Phoenix Suns in the first round of the NBA Playoffs. The Pelicans can offer … Read more

Without Kevin Durant, it’s easy to like the Golden State Warriors

Without Kevin Durant, it's easy to like the Golden State Warriors

The Golden State Warriors are easy to root for again.Image: Getty Images There was just something about Kevin Durant on the Golden State Warriors that almost ruined basketball. It wasn’t ever about the burner accounts and snowflake sensitivity. The lack of competitive advantage made the NBA challenging to enjoy while Durant was in the Bay … Read more

When we’ll see Michael Jordan vs. LeBron James for an NBA title

When we'll see Michael Jordan vs.  LeBron James for an NBA title

You know you want it.Image: Getty Images It’s the 2043 NBA Finals. The erosion of the east coast is impossible to ignore, and it will be illegal to hold summer football activities outdoors because the average temperature in most places will be 115 degrees. But indoors, the matchup the world has been waiting for will … Read more

Timberwolves win a lot of championships, just not for Minnesota

Timberwolves win a lot of championships, just not for Minnesota

Andrew WigginsPhoto: Getty Images Since the Minneapolis Lakers won half of the league’s first 10 NBA titles and then shuffled off to Los Angeles where they won13 more, Minnesota has been an incubator for NBA championship parades–in other cities. After the Lakers’ relocated to LA, the NBA didn’t return to Minnesota until 1989. The Timberwolves … Read more

Former No. 2 overall pick Jabari Parker works out for the Utah Jazz

Former No. 2 overall pick Jabari Parker works out for the Utah Jazz

At the end of the short-lived and ill-fated Ty Corbin era, the Utah Jazz’s on-court product had regressed enough to land the team a rare lottery pick, No. 5 overall in the 2014 NBA Draft. Even picking that high, though, did not get them anywhere near close enough to land Jabari Parker, a preternaturally gifted … Read more