A chat with Jamal Murray, Denver Nuggets rookie guard

Jamal Murray has been one of if not the most promising rookie from the 2016 draft class. Drafted seventh overall by the Denver Nuggets, Murray has seen his minutes fluctuate on one of the NBA's deepest and most decentralized teams (the Nuggets' 107.5 points per game places them 7th in the league, but their leading scorer averages only 17). … Continue reading A chat with Jamal Murray, Denver Nuggets rookie guard

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A conversation with Josh Jackson, who’s ready to break out at Kansas

I was never hyped up as the best high school basketball player in the country, and I also didn't play high school basketball beyond our intramural leagues, so a disproportionate amount of what I've gleaned about life as a top recruit comes from watching He Got Game. I asked Josh Jackson how far off I was, and some other … Continue reading A conversation with Josh Jackson, who’s ready to break out at Kansas

“The corner three is the most sickening shot in basketball”: Talking to Jimmy Goldstein, NBA Godfather

The first basketball game I ever went to was an otherwise meaningless January tilt between the Seattle Supersonics and the Los Angeles Clippers. Of that game, I remember two things: a buzzer-beating Gary Payton dunk sending the game to overtime (it was almost definitely Desmond Mason who actually did this, but Payton is what I remember), … Continue reading “The corner three is the most sickening shot in basketball”: Talking to Jimmy Goldstein, NBA Godfather