Is the new Brooklyn Nets logo too hipster or too hip hop? Is there such a thing as "hiphopster?" And have LeBron James and the Heat—more specifically, their quest for a title—become too boring?
There is no way to truly explain any conversation with NBA Lead Writer Nathaniel Friedman, aka Bethlehem Shoals, aka @FreeDarko. It goes where it goes. It is what it is, and it's usually somehow tangentially related to basketball.
LeBron James let his game do the talking against the Brooklyn Nets. Hours after Nets role player Reggie Evans rejected the Miami Heat’s claim to winning the NBA Finals in 2012—due to the lockout-shortened season—James answered with ... Read Post
Derrick Rose is out, which means the path to an NBA title has never been clearer for LeBron James and the Miami Heat. Chicago still has what it takes to contend, and there's always Boston to consider, but the soon-to-be league MVP a... Read Post
Burrowed between LeBron James' decision to spurn the Miami Heat for the Cleveland Cavaliers and the ongoing Kevin Love saga is a superteam obituary. The context of this NBA offseason will be marketed as a story dominated by loyalty,... Read Post