The Good, the Bad, and the Petty: Week One

The NBA is like other sports in a lot of ways, but very different in one: the NBA is the pettiest league that has been or ever will be. By petty I mean excessive sub-tweeting, passive aggressive Instagram post-liking, and just doing Joel Embiid things. This column for the rest of the NBA season will keep you updated with the Good, the Bad, and the Petty of the NBA season.

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NBA Playoff Preview

The sun is out. The flowers are in bloom. Exams are upon us. It’s playoff time. For months we have been forced to sit quietly, overflowing with anticipation, as we await the part of the season that really matters, the part where the sports stars pull away from the pack and show what it really takes to be one of the greats and truly excel at the game of basketball.

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The Unusual Habits of Professional Athletes

The world of professional sports is undoubtedly high stress. It is made up of athletes who have typically been working their entire lives towards one goal, and once they have reached it, they are locked in a daily battle to remain healthy and avoid extended periods of poor performance, both of which could ultimately cause their lifelong dream to reach a swift and unexpected end.

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The Brand New Beasts in the East

Year after year, each N.B.A. season possesses its own unique storylines. They add character to the season, distinguishability. While the 2017-18 season is only a quarter of the way in, it has already produced some fascinating stories that will only further develop as the season nears completion. Most notable of these is the payoff of the process, the new Pistons, and the shocking Celtics.

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