Who Is Alan Williams And Why Is He The Key To Suns Success?

These days, it’s easy to cast aside team culture as cliché. For all its popularity in sports vernacular it remains an abstract concept. Unquantifiable. Hard to capture. Even harder to sustain. Its obviousness among truly great teams is irrefutable, yet an agreed upon definition remains unattainable. So, the question remains, how does a struggling NBA…

The Charlotte Truth: We Are What Our Record Says We Are

The 1996-97 Charlotte Hornets were 54-28. To date, it’s the best single-season record in franchise history. Unfortunately, it resulted in an unimpressive 4th place finish in the Central Division, a playoff 6-seed and ultimately, a first round sweep courtesy of the New York Knicks. The narrative is telling. Try as they might, the Hornets have…

The Clippers Slipping Back Into Irrelevancy

The L.A. Clippers have lost Chris Paul and with him, their identity. The Lob City era is over. Unfulfilled expectations linger and the fear of irrelevancy has taken hold. This is what happens when a team is assembled with incredibly high expectations and fails to deliver time and again as the Clippers have. The four…