If the Rich — this One Percent that we’re hearing about lately, this tiny Elite that is the only sliver of American society that has improved its fortune since Reagan — are different from you and me, then so are Elite Athletes (AthElites?). Kid sports have changed radically, like everyth[...]
Let’s talk about snow for a second—it’s that time of year. Heading up to Alta in Utah in a couple of weeks for my annual Manly Men ski trip, a bunch of pathetic middle age guys who happen to be pretty good skiers. Alta is an amazing place that happens to get about 500 inches of snow every year, and [...]
“Just when we thought things couldn’t get any worse,” as one of us ClipperBloggers put it, after the latest Donald Sterling story. The Clippers were already well into a frustrating first half of December, putting together a string of pretty good winless basketball. That’s one of the problems of bein[...]
Clipper fans might remember following the 2008 Rookie of the Year contest in microscopic detail. It was quite a sweepstakes. Derrick Rose and OJ Mayo jumped out to an early lead, both starting and getting big minutes and big usage. Around this time two years ago, between 10 and 20 games in, Russell [...]
Clipper fans are used to being hopeful in the midst of dysfunctional and desperate situations. We all knew that his would be a tough season, with some promising young players on the roster along with Chris Kaman and Baron Davis, while the gaping hole at small forward wasn’t filled by some free agent[...]
Things weren’t bad enough for Baron Davis before he sat down with a swollen knee. Without his doing anything, it all managed to get a lot worse. But maybe that’s the challenge that he needs. Let’s review and draw a quick thumbnail sketch of Baron’s tenure as a Clipper. Big signing, EB defection, pre[...]
Perhaps the best way to begin a consideration of the Rookie of the Year, from the perspective of a Clipper fan, is to remember that other people don’t think or see things the same way that we do. Out there in the real world of the NBA and its fans, John Wall seems an easy and obvious primary candida[...]
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