Hawks’ owner Bruce Levenson’s comments weren’t so much racist as they were uncomfortably true. The problem is that instead of leaning into his black audience, he tried to run away from it.
Five years after his retirement, one of the greatest shot-blockers in NBA history is as visible as ever, thanks to a trademark finger-wag that helped him become an icon and clear a path for the league’s globalization.
If he stood there shooting for the rest of his life, there is no way he could ever do this again.
DeShawn Stevenson can’t feel his face. And he hasn’t been able to feel it for many years.
This is a holiday in any young guy’s life.
The Hawks are decent, limited, and mildly entertaining. Pretty much the epitome of mediocre. As such, they are very much like these other things.
Josh, this is the playoffs. Face the basket when you’re dunking.
Trying to understand what Citizen Rondo was thinking when he bodied up that ref yesterday.
This is some Game of Thrones ish.