Topic: Kevin Durant

June 19, 2012

Former porn director Sam Benjamin penetrates deeply into his psyche to unlock the hidden connection between watching people knock boots and drain buckets. A must-read for fans of porn OR basketball. Or watching both at the same time. Whatever you're into, we don't judge. 

June 19, 2012

Have you ever wanted to know what's going on inside of LeBron James's head during this year's NBA Finals? Or the hopes and dreams of America regarding Magic Johnson and his long-term employment prospects with ESPN? Well, now you can! Using space-age technology (Andrew Kuo) secretly procured by The Classical, we can now peer into men's minds and present our findings to you, the reader. No need to thank us, the look on your faces is thanks enough. 

June 15, 2012

Because science is important, because things change, and because it was time, we present an up-to-date and supremely scientistic list of the 50 Most Free Darko Players in the NBA.

June 12, 2012

By standard NBA logic, the Oklahoma City Thunder should not be where they are today. In a league where experience is seen as a prerequisite for success, the Thunder have dispatched three veteran-laden West contenders with a young core of four players aged 23 or younger. It’s an accomplishment unprecedented in this era, and the NBA world has bought into the youth movement due to their success. Where that puts the Thunder in the typical NBA championship narrative is unclear. 

May 22, 2012

Last year, Russell Westbrook came under fire for failing to behave like a true point guard. This year, it got worse. But the Thunder got better. Either Westbrook is a different kind of point guard or we need to change the way we understand the position. 

May 4, 2012

Nobody knows what the MVP means, unless LeBron James wins it again. If that happens, it's time for an insurrection. It's time to kick in the gates of perception. It's DeMarcus Cousins time. 

February 27, 2012

A fleeting exchange during the All-Star Game offered some stunning insight into the inner workings of the league's hottest alley-oop connection. Also, Kevin Durant was there, being smart. 

December 16, 2011

Los Angeles is a major city, full of people, wealth, enjoyment, and possibility. In theory, the Chris Paul deal created another large market powerhouse. Except, despite having landed the NBA's point guard supreme, and harboring the league's most scintillating dunk machine, the Clippers are still the Clippers.