Nate Bjorkgren Did, Actually, Come Here To Make Friends
The Pacers’ new head coach plans to combine his strategic know-how with a personal touch.
Paul George doesn’t have much time left in an Indiana Pacers uniform. After the story broke on Father’s Day that he intended to join the Los Angeles Lakers in 2018, the rumors surrounding his NBA future switched from “Do the Pacers know George wants out of Indianapolis?” to “What will the Pacers do now to […]
In the name of full disclosure, I genuinely like Paul George. I like him not because he does neat dunk shots and/or has his own line of Nike sneakers, but rather because my kids like him a great deal and he has always been friendly with them in their rare, brief encounters. There are other […]
Watching from home last night and nearing the end of the first half—with the Pacers cruising to a 9,000-point lead and Bankers Life Fieldhouse on the verge of evaporating into a mushroom cloud of euphoria—my kids were ecstatic. They were joyous and confident and in fine spirits, drunk on revenge and wild cherry Capri Suns. […]
As parents, we have trouble explaining life’s more complicated issues to our kids. Sometimes it’s astronomy. Other times it’s FISA warrants or the infield fly rule or the many plot holes in Blade II. Today it’s Lance Stephenson. The Dadball Era is here to help when the kids come a’questionin’. Because they certainly will. Who […]