Category Archives: Basketball

He’s on Fire

For basketball fans my age, the words “he’s on fire” carry a special meaning. NBA Jam came out 20 years ago, in 1993, when I was twelve years old. The arcade game quickly became a cultural touchstone, and by far … Continue reading

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On the NBA Silly Season

The NBA closed out its 2012-2013 season with what was probably the best Finals in recent memory, and then launched right into an offseason with an unpredictable, trade-filled Draft night that featured the Boston Celtics tearing down the last remnants … Continue reading

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NBA Playoffs Review

One thing I’ve noticed about the sports prediction game: Pundits almost never go back and look at their preview columns to review what they got right and what they got wrong. Well, we here in the Brooklyn Basement are big … Continue reading

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If I Could Play…

One of Oscar Wilde’s greatest quotes (and he has many), is, “Talent borrows, genius steals.” I don’t consider myself a genius, but when I read the blogpost my good buddy Juan Alvarado Valdivia wrote last week, in which he detailed … Continue reading

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On the Dubs’ Playoff Run and What Happens Next

Now that the Golden State Warriors thrilling playoff run has come to an end at the hands of killers of all things fun, the San Antonio Spurs, I thought I’d take a little time to look at what went wrong … Continue reading

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Six Years Later, the Dubs Strike Again

Last night the Golden State Warriors did what I predicted they would not be not be able to, and completed a first round upset of the Denver Nuggets. I thought I’d take a quick look at the series, why the … Continue reading

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2013 NBA Playoff Preview

All right, taking a break from some of the heavier shit discussed earlier this week, let’s have some fun and look at this year’s NBA Playoffs. Much as I write an annual MLB Preview to my buddy Matt, every April … Continue reading

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