David Stern revolutionized the game by allowing high school players to bypass college and enter the NBA Draft. Kevin Garnett was the beautiful. Kobe Bryant was the bold. Kwame Brown was the ugly
David Stern died on New Year’s Day. The current crop of NBA players share in the benefits of Stern’s vision, leadership, and marketing acumen.
There were some really bad drafting decisions in the decade that is now over. Only a fool and the Phoenix Suns repeat their mistakes.
LeBron’s dominance the past decade has been thrilling to behold. No other athlete, not even Steph Curry, has been able to achieve what LeBron has achieved in multiple facets.
It is too early to talk about trading Russell Westbrook, whose salary mirrors that of Chris Paul.
Kawhi Leonard has been dogged by reports that he was greedy enough to ask for the Lakers and Raptors to buy him a house, a plane, and secure endorsement deals. He says it’s fiction. Sources say the truth hurts.
Kyrie or Ray Allen as Greatest Single Shot of the Decade? You decide
Look at immaturity in the dictionary. You’ll find Dion Waiters likeness
Pat Riley is a boss’s boss. While he had his moments these past five years licking his wounds, he is back with a huge flourish. The Heat with Jimmy Butler and conference contenders.
Dwight hasn’t forgotten nor forgiven the Magic organization. But he’s not angry. And that is a big step in Howard’s continuing maturity.