Category Archives: NBA

TRAE YOUNG: A QUESTION OF RESPECT

Trae Young has become a polarizing figure in his third season in the NBA – apparently among his colleagues as well. What makes the Atlanta Hawks guard so strident? And is that really even the case?  It’s shocking how much can change with one calendar year. In early 2020, Corona was associated predominantly with the […]

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POINTS FORWARDS: ON POINT

The term “point forward” has not existed that for long, and there haven’t been that many of the special players in the NBA. But even just a little time at the point guard position has helped some of the game’s biggest superstars in the past in their development. The latest example for it is Zion […]

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DEMAR DEROZAN: THE METAMORPHOSIS

DeMar DeRozan has undoubtedly gone through a considerable development in his career – transforming from a one-dimensional shooting guard with the Toronto Raptors to a three-point shooting power forward with the San Antonio Spurs. A closer look shows just how multi-faceted and nuanced the metamorphosis has been.   Basketball fans with some literary background might […]

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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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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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