He tried to figure out every conceivable way to make Stoudemire better at basketball, both on and off the court. And a lot of times, it didn’t have anything to do with basketball. Amar’e Stoudemire was a complicated puzzle that Nash never stopped trying to solve.
So, if only Nash knew how to play defense, Stat would have been a defensive force?
Mr. Cichowski is a veteran, having written the traffic column for more than a decade
I find it hard to see the pros of staying at one institution for a long time. Thanks for the counterexample Mr. Cichowski.
I should have signed with Miami, which was the plan that summer. Last minute move the night before flying to Miami, Phil and Shaq called me on three-way and asked me to join the Lakers.
I wanted a ring and went there. After playing my heart out all season, only to be left off the playoff roster for two reserves, hurt deep.
BM: What do you believe was the reason you were left off the Lakers’ playoff roster?
IR: “It was something that happened at practice, it was an egotistical power move by Phil Jackson. To play around with someone’s career like that wasn’t cool and it hurt me deep down.
A couple of days ago, Tony Haile, the CEO of the audience tracking software Chartbeat (full disclosure: On the Media and WNYC use Chartbeat to track our audience engagement) posted a tweet saying that his company has found that there’s essentially no correlation between social shares and the number of times an article is actually read. I take this to mean that people glean all the information they feel they need from the headline that they’re sharing. So an article with a headline as sticky as “NYC Will Get Either 3 or 30 Inches of Snow This Weekend,” even if the actual article is nuanced and in this case pretty funny, will cause bad information to travel far and wide.
People keep calling Yuna Kim the Queen, but she’s more like kryptonite, she makes other really strong amazing skaters seem weak.
— From this prediction video…