King James

I wrote this post for NewYorker.com immediately following the Miami Heat's second consecutive N.B.A. Championship.
In this post for The Bleacher Report, I analyzed data from the last few N.B.A. seasons to see whether or not this the compressed 2011-2012 N.B.A. season did, in fact, result in more injuries relative to past years.

LeBron’s Big First Step

I wrote this critique of LeBron James's first game in the N.B.A. Finals as a member of the Heat for newyorker.com.

Rise of the Super Team

A short piece I wrote for newyorker.com in response to rumors that Chris Paul might consider joining Carmelo Anthony and Amar'e Stoudemire on the New York Knicks.
Birds Rights are an integral component to the N.B.A.'s salary cap policy. Following a May 2012 lawsuit brought up by the N.B.A. Player's Association against the league, I wrote this piece explicating the rulings implications for the New York Knicks.
After reading Ta-Nehisi Coates's reaction to the death of former N.F.L. superstar Junior Seau, I wrote my own piece for The Bleacher Report with thoughts on the sport's future and a brief response to Coates's criticism of the league and football in general.
Just before graduating in May 2011, I wrote this, my senior column, a final goodbye to college and the Columbia Spectator.

One and Done

A piece I wrote for newyorker.com about Jason Hehir's documentary, "Fab Five."