Hopping up and down to stay warm on fall’s first bitterly cold Saturday afternoon, a Danish actress named Sybille Bruun licked a rosy fingertip peeking out of her black glove and, between violent shivers, turned her script’s page.
“Art cold?” she read. “I am cold myself.”
Ms. Bruun, a 28-year-old with downy white Read More
Mark Jackson leaned against his massive Ford Expedition on a recent afternoon outside the New York Knicks practice facility–a dismal, shadowy gym on a SUNY campus in Purchase. What team, the 36-year-old point guard and Brooklyn native was asked, do you fear most in the playoffs?
Mr. Jackson stared across the gym parking lot Read More
“If they can’t get you on results, they get you on the relationships.”
–Jeff Van Gundy, before the first Knicks-Spurs game
They get you on the relationships. The coach was talking about his relationship with his players. That it didn’t matter that he got results from the team, got them into the finals, reporters–”they”–would Read More
I am always asked to write about basketball. People labor under the mistaken impression that, since I attend the Knicks games and have done so regularly for over 25 years, I’ve learned something or that I have insights and observations that are worth listening to, but they are wrong. I have only opinions and feelings Read More