Matt Cianfrone is the newest contributor to Hickory-High. He’ll be handling the Friday links in Rants, References and Revelations, and offering longer pieces whenever the mood strikes. You can follow him on Twitter, @Matt_Cianfrone.
No matter how much people want to believe it, no NBA player actually stinks at basketball.
Sports Illustrated killed it this week. First a fantastic profile of LeBron James by Lee Jenkins. Then one on Kevin Durant by Sam Amick.
A must read season wrap-up from Dancing With Noah.
A really good look at how Western Conference playoff teams (and the Suns) perform quarter by quarter.
Henry Abbot had one of my favorite takes of the Metta World Peace incident for Truehoop.
Tony Allen, one of the most entertaining players in basketball both on and off the court, talks to Zach Lowe.
Zach Harper had an interesting week. First he penned an NBA bedtime story. Then a farewell to Brad Miller.
Playoff Previews are everywhere this morning.