Brian Lauvray

Branding

The NBA's New Uniforms: A By-No-Means Comprehensive Rundown

Every NBA team tried to get better this offseason, but only a few tried to get better looking. Some of these teams succeeded. Some of them are the Clippers.
Brian Lauvray
7.27.15
nba

The NBA Unwatchability Index: A Guide to the 2014-15 NBA Season’s Worst Games

There's a lot of great-looking NBA action all over this year's schedule. These are the games no one is looking forward to.
Brian Lauvray
8.14.14
Chicago

Chicago's Fish Shacks Are Going Up in Smoke

Before Middle Americans started chowing down on “bacon-paloozas” and “quadruple-patty” monstrosities, they lived on fish caught and smoked by local riverside shacks. Today, Chicago's Calumet Fisheries is one of the very last left standing.
Brian Lauvray
8.12.14
fiba world cup

Even Without Kevin Durant, Team USA Will Be A-OK

Team USA is going to the FIBA World Cup without a bevy of stars. They'll be fine.
Brian Lauvray
8.11.14
Interviews

Anthony Davis Is as Bummed About Chicago Gun Violence as Everyone Else

The Chicago-raised power forward returned to the Windy City to talk about how his summer is going.
Brian Lauvray
7.30.14
the inscrutable east

The Cavaliers Are Going to Swallow the East Whole

Next season is going to be fun for LeBron and company, and terrifying for everyone else.
Brian Lauvray
7.24.14
raining threes

Orlando Magic Order A Frye

Adding Channing Frye to its young core is going to make the Orlando Magic a very fun team to watch.
Brian Lauvray
7.8.14
World Cup

The Ecstasy of Defeat: A World Cup Dispatch from Chicago

As summer and the World Cup heat up, reminders of a harsh winter and World Cup failures past weren't enough to ruin an outdoor viewing party of the USMNT's valiant effort.
Brian Lauvray
6.26.14
the high post

The VICE Sports 2014 NBA Draft Meme Power Rankings

Gear up for the NBA Draft with a look at who is and who isn't going to set social media on fire by becoming the subject of some crazy-sexy-cool memes.
Brian Lauvray
6.26.14
World Cup

Eyes Wide Shut: The Bombings in Nigeria and the World Cup

In places outside the U.S., the threat of terrorism is turning the joy of the World Cup into life-shattering horror. And still, the games go on.
Brian Lauvray
6.19.14
the high post

The Spurs Take their Place on the Mountaintop

After thoroughly dismantling the two-time defending champs, the Spurs solidified their status as one of the all-time best teams in NBA history.
Brian Lauvray
6.16.14
the high post

San Antonio Has Become an Unstoppable Killing Machine

After another dominant performance on Miami's home court, the Spurs are beginning to personify the concept of inevitability.
Brian Lauvray
6.13.14
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