Category Archives: General

ZACH LAVINE: ZIGZACH COURSE

The one constant in the career of Zach LaVine has been inconsistency. The guard has played a number of different roles for numerous coaches. For a long time, LaVine was labeled as a highlight dunker. In Chicago, he is now developing into an All-Star level playmaker.  Zach LaVine burst onto the scene for NBA fans […]

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DEVIN BOOKER: LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON

The 1994 NBA Draft took place on June 29 and featured top names like Grant Hill, Glenn Robinson and Jason Kidd. Milwaukee was picking first, followed by Dallas and Detroit. That’s where the NCAA stars would end up landing. All of them were Consensus NCAA All-Americans – the honest honor for a college basketball player, even […]

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KEVIN DURANT: THE RETURN OF THE DRIVEN

After a long injury break, Kevin Durant is finally back and wants to continue his Hall of Fame career. The run of a complicated player is long from being over.   What’s another minute when the wait had already seemed like an eternity? Kevin Durant doesn’t need to force anything – he’s passed all that. It […]

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NCAA:A SEASON LIKE NO OTHER

Where usually thousands of screaming students would fill the stands, there is just a dull silence. Instead of emotion-packed showdowns, the NCAA is experiencing a rash of game cancellations. The frustration level is high in many places. Without question, the world of college basketball looks more different than ever before.  Still, the top college teams […]

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The crazy decade of the LA Lakers

After 10 years, the Los Angeles Lakers are back on top of the basketball world. The road there was neither a straight one nor did it follow any distinguishable long-term plan. But it did substantiate the special status of the Lakers. Here is a chronology of an odd decade. “Finally” is a word that was […]

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1.8 million dollars for one card

Trading cards: It seems like everyone has a couple of cards laying around somewhere. But the hobby has turned into so much more. Trading cards are an industry which is also booming during the Corona pandemic. They are just laying there: just waiting with so much promise, even seduction. They’re shiny with green and silver […]

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