There are good basketball nicknames, and there are supremely lame basketball nicknames. All of us have a role in making sure that good triumphs.
The incident drew the attention of GOP nominee Donald Trump, who tweeted out a message not to console Aldridge's family, but rather to tastelessly pander to black voters.
The NBA is rich, and thanks to the rapid rise in the salary cap, so are a bunch of NBA free agents. It doesn't really have to be any more complicated than that.
Pat Riley was really busted up about Dwyane Wade leaving the Miami Heat. Sort of.
...and there's not necessarily anything wrong with that. In bringing in a favorite son, the Bulls have created a strange sort of in-between team. But why not?
Being young, rich, and beautiful sure looks fun.
Dwyane Wade is at a point in his career when most players are stuck raging against their decline. Instead, the NBA's most protean superstar has evolved again.
Matthew Dellavedova's wild violence, Dwyane Wade's mountain man basketball, a thought-provoking PowerPoint, and a tiptoeing galoot. It's fan-tastic.
Dwyane Wade has had one of the great careers of his generation, and is winding it down with such grace that it makes getting old in a young man's game look...fun.
In which we witness the spectacle of slightly-less-than-awesome Steph Curry, the horror of Grayson Allen in Dukening, and make a bunch of Andrew Wiggins posters.