Derrick Favors lifts Utah While Minnesota searches for KAT – NBA Playoffs Recap 4/18

The NBA Playoffs are five days in and have provided plenty of highlights to dissect. From Utah splitting the series with Oklahoma City to Karl-Anthony Towns’ offensive woes, here are some takeaways from the playoffs’ fifth night. Bully Ball Returns On April 9, Utah Jazz Forward Derrick Favors had a tough question to answer. Speaking with The Salt Lake Tribune, Favors commented on his future … Continue reading Derrick Favors lifts Utah While Minnesota searches for KAT – NBA Playoffs Recap 4/18

Quinn Cook, then and now

Quinn Cook’s rise to Golden State Warriors fame

This was originally published at Shaw Sports. Read the original here. Quinn Cook’s life changed in eight days. Four days before he scored his first bucket in a Golden State Warriors jersey on October 21, Quinn Cook’s name was making headlines. As part of the NBA’s new two-way contract system, Cook joined the Warriors, alongside fellow two-way-er Chris Boucher. Four days before his signing with … Continue reading Quinn Cook’s rise to Golden State Warriors fame

Lebron James and Ben Simmons Cavs at Sixers

Almost-playoff LeBron masks Cleveland’s missing defense against Philadelphia

Don’t let the Philadelphia endgame score fool you – the Cleveland Cavaliers defense is atrocious. Yes, the 76ers victory came down to LeBron drawing a 3-point foul and missing 1-of-3 shots, but the journey to that clutch ending is riddled with open lanes and mouths ajar. The mythos of playoff LeBron is real. If not for his 44-point triple double, the Cavs may as well … Continue reading Almost-playoff LeBron masks Cleveland’s missing defense against Philadelphia

Kali Uchis trades in her pastels for watercolor on Isolation – Review

Settling should be a deal breaker for debut albums. For Kali Uchis and Isolation, her go-getter mentality manifests itself in the realization on her second track, “Miami”: “Why would I be Kim? I can be Kanye”. Released on April 6, Uchis’ debut album cements her musical existence as the focal point, even when her focus gets interrupted by breezy dreams and pesky emotions. For her … Continue reading Kali Uchis trades in her pastels for watercolor on Isolation – Review