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Royce White on the Human Condition

Royce White on the Human Condition

Royce White is a great basketball player. He led his Iowa State team in every major statistical category as a sophomore and was a lottery pick in last year’s NBA Draft, all while suffering from a serious anxiety disorder. He’s currently in the throes of trying to work out a mental health protocol with the […]

This Weekend in the NYTimes: Basketball and the Bondage of the Will

This Weekend in the NYTimes: Basketball and the Bondage of the Will

In this week’s NYTimes Magazine, there is a fascinating article entitled “The No-Stats All-Star”. It centers on how Shane Battier, formerly of Duke, currently of the Houston Rockets, is one of the most valuable players in the NBA even though his statistics are unremarkable, to say the least. As a life-long UConn fan and Duke-hater, […]