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The world of Basketball detailed by the voices of the unathletic. Discussing play, culture, and, of course, who's the best. Trust the Process.

Stone Strankman2 years ago
How the 2017 NBA Dunk Contest Will Go
Tonight Aaron Gordon, DeAndre Jordan, Derrick Jones Jr., and Glenn Robinson III will be competing in the NBA’s Verizon Slam Dunk Contest, and the field may be underwhelming to you by looking at those ...
Tony Heim2 years ago
Kyrie Irving Has His Reasons for Wanting Out of Cleveland
Disclaimer: I am not an advocate of Kyrie Irving wanting to leave LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. I am only a Cincinnatian going to Ohio University, surrounded by large patches of Clevelande...
Stone Strankman2 years ago
Klay Thompson Is Expendable
A few things after watching game one of the NBA Finals: JaVale McGee, Deron Williams, and Matt Barnes are playing in the NBA Finals, Richard Jefferson is about 47 years old now and is still playing pr...
Stone Strankman2 years ago
Top Five Pictures From the 2016–2017 NBA Season Thus Far
As we approach NBA’s All-Star Weekend, we have had plenty of memorable moments, plenty of triple doubles, plenty of in game dunks, plenty of buzzer beaters, plenty of basketball. There have also been ...
Brett Gallant2 years ago
What the Hell Is Going On?
We are barely through a few days of free agency, and my Woj/Shams bomb shelter is weakening. It can’t handle this much insanity. It seems like we say this every year, but this might be the craziest NB...
Stone Strankman2 years ago
Joel Embiid The GOAT of Social Media
Last week I ordered a Joel Embiid jersey from a Chinese website named Aliexpress and, if you’re a sports fan who likes wearing jerseys and you haven’t ordered from Aliexpress, you’re wrong. While an E...
Charles Maniego2 years ago
(Rational) Hype for the NBA’s Christmas Day Games
The NBA season is coming…in two and a half months. The full NBA regular season schedule will be revealed very soon. Random, fun matchups will be announced — with many people getting excited over a DeM...
Dan O'Shea2 years ago
Dion Waiters and the Rebirth of Trash Talking
Many sportswriters and NBA connoisseurs believe we are in the golden age of athletic ability in the league. We do see more freaks than actual humans in the league. Triple-doubles are becoming a gamely...
Stone Strankman2 years ago
Waiters Island: Shoot Your Shot
When you think of Dion Waiters, what first comes to your mind? Bricks? Waving his arms as he calls for the ball? A draft bust? Waiters Island? When I think of Waiters, I think of shooting your shot.
Stone Strankman2 years ago
The Knicks Are Bad
The New York Knicks are bad. Plain and simple. It’s a dumpster fire. Horrendous. Pitiful. Disgusting. Bad. Very Bad. Awful. Atrocious. Abominable. Lousy. Unacceptable. Dreadful. Okay you get the point...
Charles Maniego2 years ago
Life in the WojBomb and ShamsWow Era
Seemingly, NBA free agency has cooled down. All of the major moves have been made with Chris Paul, Paul George, Gordon Hayward and others heading to new teams in pursuit of winning a championship/beat...
Brett Gallant2 years ago
Jonathan Isaac Is Really Good at Basketball
The 2017 NBA Draft feels like the Lavar/Lonzo show more so than anything else but don’t be mistaken, there is elite level talent outside of the top 3. Probably more so than in recent years. This draft...
Stone Strankman2 years ago
Bird and Ainge’s Trade Deadline Dialogue
As most NBA fans were drooling over the potential blockbuster trade that almost sent Paul George of the Indiana Pacers to the Boston Celtics, two familiar faces had to have been on multiple phone call...
Dan O'Shea2 years ago
The Art of the Farewell Tour: How Paul Pierce Compares to Other Athletes
Over the past few seasons, we’ve seen some players, who have dominated the league for what feels like centuries, announce their retirement in unusual ways. They’ve given us a heads up. It’s spanned ac...
Stone Strankman2 years ago
Madison Square Garden Won’t Be Set On Fire Just Yet
Thursday night Frank Ntilikina was selected 8th overall by the New York Knicks. Phil Jackson selected the unknown European player in the lottery for the second time in three years. The first European ...
Stone Strankman2 years ago
Nick Young in the Three-Point Contest Is a Blessing
Our Swaggy P in L.A. Hallowed be thy name. Your buckets will come, Your swag will come, on Earth as it is in Staples. Give us this day your threes and buckets, And forgive our unswaggyness, As we have...
Jared Wheeler2 years ago
America’s Black Athletic Conscience
I am white. Too many of my musings require that disclaimer these days. But there it is, I am white. Therefore I have no idea how it felt as a black family to see Allen Iverson, braided and brash and b...
Tony Heim2 years ago
The Kings Are Not As Bad As You Think
The All-Star Break is over, the trade deadline has passed. Now it’s time for the NBA world to turn their attention to the playoffs, and more importantly, who will actually make it. Per usual, the West...