This feature first appeared in Sport magazine and appears here with the author’s permission.
Three after three, against an increasingly incredulous and frustrated defense. This is how it always plays out in the head of the unathletic perimeter shooter during the walk to the playground, but rarely does it come true.
The Goodman and Melo league teams played in front of about 5,000 people at Morgan State University in Baltimore last night. Carmelo Anthony had recruited LeBron James and Chris Paul to join the Baltimore side, which means that this game was much more Kevin Durant vs. King James than it was D.C. vs. Baltimore. The…
We learned a new word today: mushing. A mush is when a person puts a hand directly onto another person's face and pushes him or her backward. Minnesota's Michael Beasley "mushed" a heckling fan at New York City's Dyckman Park last night. The incident is not expected to help his job security.
The Fredette brothers have demonstrated an admirable (and comical) dedication to pursuits not typically reserved for white guys from upstate New York. Jimmer, for example, signed a contract drawn up by his brother T.J. four years ago to promise that he would "do the work and make the necessary sacrifices" to…
More info than you ever realized you needed on New York's unique blacktop rim, which gave birth to Stephon Marbury, Rafer Alston and Sebby Telfair — and explains, via Science(!), why they can't shoot for shit. [NY Times]