Recap: Mavericks 111, Cavaliers 98 (or, Lukamania Runs Wild)

2019-02-02

  The Dallas Mavericks came to Quicken Loans Arena to face the Cleveland Cavaliers in what was a night of beginnings and endings for Cavalier fans. Those at the Q got their first up close look at the Mavericks’ rookie sensation, Luka Doncic. It was also the final game at the Q for Mavs legend and future Hall of Famer, Dirk Nowitzki. While these were exciting moments for the fans,…

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Live Thread: Mavs at Cavs

2019-02-02

The Dallas Mavericks come to Cleveland to take on the Cavaliers tonight at Quicken Loans Arena. This will be a night of firsts and lasts for Cavalier fans as they get their first up close look at rookie sensation Luka Doncic, while Mavs legend and future Hall of Famer Dirk Nowitzki plays his final game at the Q. After a hot start, the Mavericks have fallen off, and currently sit…

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The Point-Fourward: Learning at Rest

2017-08-09

Four points I’m thinking about the NBA… 1. The notion that one can learn while sleeping has gained a bit of traction recently. Research in the scientific community has shown humans to utilize the REM sleep cycle to rid the brain of superfluous information from the day. Basically, the brain has selective memory. Shocking. What is more interesting is that upon waking, test subjects have been able to more accurately…

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