The Sports Exchange: The NBA Files


What happens when football is over and wake up to realize you’re missing one of the best seasons in NBA history? You start emailing to get caught up with friends. Take a spin inside the minds of Good Men Project Sports, as they riff from the NBA to Downton Abby to Seinfeld.

New York Knicks: Chasing Ghosts in the Garden or Trying to Find Their Zen Garden?

Phil Zen - GMP

David Chmiel examines the current state of the NY Knicks, where Phil Jackson stirs fading memories of the team’s glorious past with a team not built for the future.

Kobe Claus is Coming to Town

Kings Lakers Basketball

Yeah, maybe Sandy Koufax didn’t pitch on Yom Kippur, but everyone works holidays now. Why shouldn’t the NBA?

Steve Nash Heads to the Lakers, Jason Kidd to the Knicks. Superteams: Assemble!

Steve Nash - Suns Last Game

Steve Nash and Jason Kidd both made big moves this week. What’s going on in the NBA?

Jeremy Lin Is Me


Jack Scott professes his love for New York’s sudden star.

Lin and Lana


At the risk of exploding the Internet, Noah Davis traces the trajectories of two of the web’s latest sensations.

Pride in Battle: An Attempt at English Soccer Fandom

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A newly christened soccer nut sets out to settle his Premier League fandom once and for all—and rediscover what it means to be a “fan.”

Granddad and Grandpa


Sports tell me more and more about my grandfathers every day.

T2TB Week: What Just Happened?


Basketball will be awesome when it wants to be. Hopefully our Talking Balls showed that.

T2TB Week: Walt Clyde

Walt Frazier

It’s a crime that the NBA hasn’t filmed Walt Frazier musing and effusing with a Talking Ball.

T2TB Week: The ‘94 Knicks

Patrick Ewing, Hakeem Olajuwon

“Nobody wanted to win more than John Starks. You’re right. It’s not fair.”

T2TB Week: The Logo

Jerry West

Jerry West’s buzzer beater in 1970 didn’t win anything. But no one cares.

T2TB Week: 2 for 18

John Starks

John Starks went two for 18 from the field in Game Seven of the 1994 Finals. He abused that ball.

T2TB Week: Shades of Willis Reed

Willis Reed

Willis Reed looms large in the memory of every New York sports fan.

T2TB Week: Sprewellian Anxiety

Duncan and Robinson

To the ball that could’ve betrayed the Spurs.

T2TB Week: Patrick and The Admiral

Ewing and Robinson

It’s the Finals matchup we deserved but never got.