Every so often in text message exchanges I’ll make use of a GIF depicting Jimmy Butler’s playful reaction to then-Chicago Bulls teammate (and one-part athlete-to-three parts shooter) Doug McDermott’s serendipitous […]
Jordan’s recent activity — including public statements against institutional racism and managing player-owner relations during the bubble boycott — is a reconciliation of sorts with his voluntary exclusion from socio-political affairs in the past.
By boycotting its playoff game Wednesday in protest of the indefensible shooting of Jacob Blake in Wisconsin and the perpetuation of police brutality, the Milwaukee Bucks made the kind of statement that sanctioned social slogans and conspicuous court embossing couldn’t.
Those of us who live beyond the jurisdiction of Adam Silver’s invisible sphere of sanctuary do so cautiously as the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, continues to lurk throughout our nation in similar obscurity but with much different test results.
I remain cautiously optimistic about NBA Commissioner Adam Silver’s re-imagining of this 2019-2020 campaign and like him I’m as eager as any other time we’ve approached the playoff season to watch the drama of the post-season unfold.
Two players dear to the host city, Chicago, — Zach LaVine and Derrick Rose — lead off my list of players who I previously believed would make the team and didn’t.
There’s no lack of players in the league who are All-Star worthy, but here are the players I believe should fill out the rosters in Chicago next month.
Playing meaningful baseball games before April 1 is stupid, its even more stupid to play some of those games in Chicago, where it will certainly snow and force the Sox’s opener at least to be actually played in June or July.
The NBA doesn’t give us much opportunity to miss it anymore but that doesn’t make Opening Night any less special as we approach it again today. To the contrary, the ever-busy off-season sort of makes tonight a rare climactic moment that will introduce a season full of them.
WARR contributor Chris Pennant covers the Chicago Bulls and the NBA