Topic: Big Man

May 15, 2013

It's difficult to relate to a dominant NBA big man, but it's weirdly easy to feel a kinship with a terrified, overmatched 7-footer. It's complicated, but it mostly comes down to recognizing how strange it is to be a human at that size.

November 15, 2012

Brook Lopez needs to be a lot of things to a lot of people and given that he's smart, sophisticated and self-assured; it appears he has the tools to be the Big Man for the Nets. The only question that remains is whether or not he can do it while still being the Big Dude he's been all along.