For most of my generation, Virginia had been that team. They could win in the regular season. They could win in the ACC tournament. They could, absolutely, unequivocally, certainly not win in March.
With the free-agency buzz rumors leaning towards the Knicks landing a possible KD, Kyrie, Kawhi, or Kemba (lotta K’s) and having a shot at Zion Williamson in the draft, this may be the only shot the Nets have for another decade to steal the hearts of New York’s finest.
Mr. Lee had a pit in his stomach that instant, as he was reminded that the boys can’t even effectively execute a WWll-style tank job.
To take a player from that comfort level, which in part allowed said player to become a super star, and expect that player to maintain their performance level in a new environment, is proven to be illogical.
Why did every other coach refuse to recognize the greatness that is Brad Stevens and this year’s Celtics team? Here it is: they are scared as shit.
The Jordan Brand has been integral in shaping off-court culture for over 20 years and is just as strong today. Pickup games, new-school fits, fashion lines, you name it. You can find a pair of Jordan’s on anyone from a 7-year-old baller from the burbs to Darren Rovell.