Will the 2016 Spurs become the 1972 Milwaukee Bucks?

The 2015-2016 San Antonio Spurs could be likened to the 1996 Seattle Sonics. Viewed through one basic lens, that comparison is obvious and entirely legitimate. Yet, on another fundamental level, that comparison doesn’t hold. * Here’s why the Spurs can be compared to the 1996 Sonics: When the 1996 Chicago Bulls laid waste to the […]

Hall of Fame Game: Detlef Schrempf deserves to have his name called

As we continue our examination of players who should be in the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame (but aren’t), a clear example comes from the Western Conference of the NBA and the Western United States… on both sides of the divide. Why that last aside, you might ask? Earlier this week, a look at Paul […]

The Utah Jazz almost toppled Michael Jordan… which offers no comfort

Almost. The word often speaks to excellence, but it ultimately weighs down the heart and the soul of any competitor. Spill your guts in a four-hour tennis match, gain match point, and almost win. Play the heavy favorite into overtime in an NFL playoff game… and almost pull off the upset. Take Michael Jordan to […]