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Category Archives: Dallas

The Doncic Addiction

In recent years I’d heard the loudening chants: there’s a basketball prodigy in Europe named Luka Doncic and in 2018 he’s going to descend on the NBA and immediately become a “transformational” player. Okay, I thought, let me check him out. I watched highlight tapes and read scouting reports, and concluded his average speed and […]

Also posted in Basketball, Basketball and Football, Dallas Mavericks, De'Aaron Fox, Lebron James, Luka Doncic, Marvin Bagley

Chasing DeAndre Jordan

This story is in the collection “Basketball and Football”

Also posted in Basketball, Blake Griffin, Chris Paul, DeAndre Jordan, Doc Rivers, Houston, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Clippers, Mark Cuban, Microsoft, Steve Ballmer

Cocaine Budget

Prudent buyers know coke’s twenty-two hundred a kilo after harvest in Colombia, five grand in northern port of Cartagena, ten grand in violent Honduras, twelve in exotic Oaxaca, sixteen in Ciudad Juarez war zone, twenty-four in Dallas, home of America’s team, and twenty-seven thousand in New York City, where housing’s also damned expensive.

Also posted in Ciudad Juarez, Cocaine, Colombia, Drugs, Honduras, New York City, Short Pieces - GTC

Dallas Does James

This story is in the collection “Basketball and Football”

Also posted in Basketball, Dallas Mavericks, Dirk Nowitzki, Dwyane Wade, Jason Kidd, Lebron James, Miami, Miami Heat, Pat Riley