The United States of Russ Is Starting To Crack

Three years ago when he was abandoned, Russell Westbrook was the victim, and like all victims, he had his sympathizers, apologists, constituents, fans, and cheering section. A vulnerable Russell Westbrook was familiar. All of us have been, at some point, left by somebody we didn’t expect to leave us. We touch the wound.  Russell Westbrook…

The #MeToo World Is Watching Luke Walton

I think we can agree that Luke Walton has had a bad April. He was fired from his dream job as Lakers head coach. He was then hired for another job so fast claims of white privilege took away whatever redemption he soothed himself in. Now he is being accused of sexual assault by Kelli…

LaMarcus Aldridge Can Make Denver Disappear

The San Antonio Spurs got the matchup they wanted. They are playing an inexperienced playoff team that was consistent all year long but have no experience to lean on. The Denver Nuggets, therefore, are the anti-Spurs. The Spurs have two playoff veterans in DeMar DeRozan and LaMarcus Aldridge who can score. Not to mention Gregg…

LeBron’s School Is the Real 2018-19 Winner

Give a man a fish, you feed him for a day. Teach him how to fish, you feed him for a lifetime. Regardless of how hard and how fast the Los Angeles Lakers expectations fell in 2018-19, LeBron James has something to celebrate. His I Promise school has crossed one major hurdle- that thing all…