Recommended Reading: All Things Considered, This Summer Provided Some Entertaining Basketball
Recommended Reading is a daily (occasional) rundown of truly superb NBA related literature, pictures, and videos. Some is brand new, others are timeless. Enjoy!
The title of this post really has nothing to do with anything; it’s just a statement I wanted to make.
Slam: It’s impossible to say which is more phenomenal: The pictures accompanying this fabulous Xavier McDaniel interview, or the ridiculous things X-Man has to say. For example:
If the game was big that night—you know I was coming to play. The Clippers coming to town, I’m probably having a so-so game. Lakers coming, you best believe I’m dropping 30. Charles Barkley coming? Getting my 30. Trail Blazers with Jerome Kersey and Clyde Drexler coming, I’m going to be ready. That was a Northwest rivalry and I knew that gym’s going to be packed and loud and rowdy so… I’ma show up big.
Fox Sports: Kyrie Irving’s foot still hasn’t healed?
NBA.com: Shaun Powell makes a few interesting suggestions for how the NBA can improve itself when it comes back. Such as the “bunny hop”, taking charges, and the first round being a best of seven series.
HoopsWorld: If Eddy Curry did in fact drop 100 pounds, is it possible his greatest “strength” (being a large person) went away as well?
Buckets Over Broadway: Tooting my own horn a bit, but we’re about midway through our immaculate list detailing the Top 35 Knicks of all-time. You should check it out.
NBA Playbook: For whatever reason, I find Alec Burks to be an incredibly intriguing player.