Podcast / Edge of Sports / Jan 29, 2024

Basketball Butterfly Effect: Why Haven’t the Knicks Won a Championship in 50 Years? 

On this episode of the Edge of Sports podcast, Arya Shirazi joins the show for another installment of Basketball Butterfly Effect.

Edge of Sports
Edge of Sports

Where sports and politics collide, hosted by Nation magazine Sports Editor Dave Zirin

Why Haven't the Knicks Won a Championship In 50 Years?
byDave Zirin / The Nation

 New York is the Mecca of basketball. So what explains the city’s inability to score an NBA championship in the last half-century. Arya Shirazi joins the show to talk about this historical oddity.

Zirin, What Naomi Klein Taught Me About Aaron Rodgers

https://www.thenation.com/article/society/naomi-klein-aaron-rodgers-colin-kaepernick/

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Patrick Ewing #33 battles Chris Webber #2 of the Washington Bullets for the tip-off, 1995 at the Capital Centre in Landover, Md.

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New York is the Mecca of basketball. So what explains the city’s inability to score an NBA championship in the last half-century? Arya Shirazi joins the show to talk about this historical oddity.

Edge of Sports
Edge of Sports

Where sports and politics collide, hosted by Nation magazine Sports Editor Dave Zirin

Basketball Butterfly Effect: The Forgotten Stars of the NBA’s 1980s
byDave Zirin / The Nation

In this episode, we talk about the truly forgotten players of the NBA, particularly during the 1980s, such a unique era in the history of the NBA, and theorize on why they are not remembered as intently as others. 

Zirin, “What the Super Bowl Parade Shooting Has to Do With the Empire of the Gun”

https://www.thenation.com/article/society/super-bowl-parade-shooting-guns-colonialism/

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Dave Zirin

Dave Zirin is the sports editor at The Nation. He is the author of 11 books on the politics of sports. He is also the coproducer and writer of the new documentary Behind the Shield: The Power and Politics of the NFL.

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