Centers' Little Helper

Dennis Hans, unrenowned former adjunct professor of mass comm and American foreign policy, relentlessly exposed the Bush administration’s “techniques of deceit” BEFORE the Iraq war, when it could have made a difference (see links). For decades he has fought baseball’s discrimination against lefthanded infielders and promoted his ingenious clockwise solution. A lifelong advocate for a flowing, non-brutal, flop-free NBA, he now champions the cause of its second-class citizens: the centers.

Wednesday, August 01, 2007

KG goes to Boston
Here is my take on the Kevin Garnett trade: Garnett must change to lead Celts to crown.

It's time for KG to dare to be great and stop settling for being, at both ends of the floor, merely very good, albeit consistently very good. In the piece I explain why Tim Duncan has a much greater defensive impact than does KG, and what KG needs to try to do to close the impact gap. I don't think KG is capable of Duncan's level of excellence as a goalie-style defender, but if he accepts the challenge and proves to be nearly as good, the Celts become legit title contenders.