April NBA Power Rankings

In a lot of ways the controversy over who LeBron James does and doesn’t follow on social media was the height of comedy. I mean, has there ever been a more heated discussion about whom a 31 year-old man follows on social media? I doubt it, but it’s not out-of-place with the way American media…

March NBA Power Rankings

Somebody should do a totally serious TV mini-series featuring grouchy old-school players complaining about how easy players have it today. Really, it would be high comedy to watch Oscar Robertson complain about how Stephen Curry can’t actually shoot and watch other old-school players moan about how LeBron couldn’t have averaged twenty ppg thirty years ago.…

February NBA Power Rankings

It’s getting closer to the All-Star Break, which means we have a large enough sample size to start making biased cases for who should win various NBA awards. So, without further ado I present the first annual “Chris Linnan’s Imaginary Mid-season NBA MVP, ROY, and COY Ballot.” MVP 1) Stephen Curry- Let’s not try to…

January NBA Power Rankings

In my experience most people around my age in the U.S. grew up reading Harry Potter.  However, I never truly understood it global appeal until I spent significant time in Europe and now Southeast Asia.  It doesn’t matter what gender, religion, or nationality people are, an incredible amount of humans, especially younger ones really enjoy…