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Forget the Warriors. Raptors vs. Monster Energy Is the Finals’ Real Matchup

So far in these NBA playoffs, I’ve abdicated my duty as a thirtysomething white guy: to watch and livetweet every game like I’m getting paid…

What It’s Like to Get Posterized by an NBA Player

I gotta start this story by saying I’m a terrible basketball player. To say that as a grown man is monumental, because 14-year-old Reek thought…

How Ron Artest, the NBA’s Most Volatile Star, Finally Found Peace

When the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Boston Celtics in a deciding Game 7 in 2010, it was hard to find many feel-good stories in the…

The Science Behind Why Joel Embiid’s Shits Have Him Shitting the Figurative Bed, Too

Until last night, Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid had been struggling against the Toronto Raptors. After a dominating performance in Game Three of the Conference…