On this edition of The Backdoor Cut we're going to take a look at the current state of affairs in the NBA, check out a spectacular new dunk, and look at the future with Overreaction Theater. Well, here we are more than ten percent of the way through the season and the Spurs are middle … Continue reading The Backdoor Cut – November 22nd 2014
We're about a week and a half into the 2014-'15 NBA season and everything is so obviously clear. The Warriors and Kings will be fighting tooth an nail in the Western Conference Finals, the Cavs will never pass to each other, and the Lakers are going to be terrible (okay, maybe that one's not a … Continue reading The Backdoor Cut – November 9th 2014
Good afternoon and thanks for clicking on the first of Generally Trivial's weekly posts. With The Backdoor Cut, the aim is to talk about basketball in way that highlights the important trends of the league as well as taking a look at some of the more fun things going on in the NBA. Basketball is … Continue reading The Backdoor Cut – October 31st 2014
When trying to collect my thoughts about this past season for the Indiana Pacers, I sometimes feel that quoting Dickens may be the most appropriate summarization. With the tendency to take every topical piece of sports news to the extreme, it's sometimes hard to have an objective eye. It feels like fandom of a … Continue reading A reflection on the 2013-14 Pacers season.