Basketball

“Life After Basketball” by Steve Nash – Nash reflects on his basketball career and recognizes some key people who have helped him along the way, including family members, and former coaches and teammates. (2015 article)

“My Next Chapter” by Kevin Durant – Durant announces his decision to join the Golden State Warriors, citing personal growth and opportunities to contribute as his reasons. He thanks Oklahoma City, home of his former team, and acknowledges all the support he’s received from the Thunder community. (2016 article)

“The Hidden Value of the NBA Steal” by Benjamin Morris – Morris argues that the number of steals a player averages is one of the most telling statistics regarding a player’s value to his team. He claims a steal is worth much more than an assist or rebound, partly because steals are more dependent on an individual’s skills than assists and rebounds. As a case study, Morris looks at Ricky Rubio, a low-scoring high-stealing point guard, and his then-teammate Kevin Love, the former star of the Minnesota Timberwolves. (2014 article)