The NBA has been having a fad with small centers. Gone are the days where you expected a player who stood at a minimum seven feet to start at the NBA's biggest stage, the NBA Finals. Because of the immense success of the Golden State Warriors of the mid-2010's, smaller centers are the new norm.
Finding jobs before the pandemic was already hard. Challenges brought by degree mismatch, a lack of networking and an unstable market shrunk the job seeker's opportunities. These difficulties will always be around and are which the modern worker will have to come to terms with.
Andre Drummond comes from a long line of athletic NBA players who played the Center position. His value has become less appreciated today because of the emergence of big men who possess wider offensive skills. Let's look at NBA stars from the past like Drummond to gain a new appreciation for him.
NBA teams caught in the race to win the championship have a way of cramming within the season to add more pieces to their team in an effort to get ahead. This year was no exception, and the trade deadline was a perfect example of these five contenders cramming to win it all.
The modern workplace has been evolving way before the pandemic hit. Today, workers are able to work either from the confines of an office or from a preferred virtual location. The pandemic accelerated the transition into forced flexible arrangements, but this may not mean the demise of the office.
When the pandemic hit hard last year, most non-essential businesses were shuttered overnight as governments enacted quarantine measures to curb the spread of the virus. As the pandemic wore on, we gained a sense that those working at our supermarkets were a big part of the essential workforce.
Kawhi Leonard, Jimmy Butler and Paul George were once just role players with a specialty in defending perimeter players while themselves hitting open perimeter shots. Now, they are each perennial All-Stars. An unknown player, OKC Thunder's Lu Dort, is about to follow in these stars' footsteps.
When the pandemic hit in 2020, working from home suddenly became a common setup for non-essential workers who were able to keep their jobs. As great as flexible work arrangements are, working from home is not for everyone and there are advantages we lose when working at the office stops.
Haruki Murakami is undoubtedly one of the greatest fiction writers of the modern era. For those who have not picked up a Murakami book yet, this article is a quick and easy guide on which works from the author you should look out for.
The 2021 Brooklyn Nets have recruited not just three, but four superstars into their team's roster. While Blake Griffin is at already at the twilight of his career, the trio of Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and James Harden comprise a formidable big three worth matching up against the greats.
Reading difficult books is good way to expand your horizons and a confidence builder to read even more difficult pieces. On this article, I share my experience reading three difficult pieces of fiction.
COVID-19 vaccines are already here and it is becoming increasingly unlikely that people will be able to say No. As much as we'd all love to end this pandemic by helping achieve herd immunity one dose at a time, we have to look at mass inoculations from a historical perspective.
LeBron's legacy after he retires must be viewed in a different light from Michael Jordan. While the G.O.A.T. debate is still out there and might never come to a conclusion even after LeBron James retires, his career needs to be appreciated a little differently.
Prioritizing between studying law and progressing my career as a specialist in my field continues to be a source of inner conflict. In this article I explain how dropping out of law school was a product of decisions I made to further my career as an engineer.
Jobs are scarce in the Philippine labor market. Government restrictions have shuttered businesses and people have lost jobs as a result. Luckily, job sites are still around to help us find our next job.
Mechanical engineering jobs are scarce, especially with the pandemic. Back in engineering school, a host of career paths were available. After graduation, my peers took diverging career paths.
Today, I work as analyst for a tech company, but at the start of my career I was a maintenance man—a job that offered many lessons.
Leading by example is not the norm in business leadership. A business organization has its own great performers, but these are often not the organization's leaders. An organization can sometimes be resistant to change from someone who leads by example because they're unable to buy in to his ideas.
The Philippines as a startup scene is more than just a hub of call centers. As foreign companies continue to outsource their business into the country, skill levels have improved. But the scene isn't yet near India's level where the young are expected to become entrepreneurs.
The minimum viable product (MVP) concept is highlighted in the book "The Lean Startup" by Eric Ries. Startups should get to know what a minimum viable product is, how to release it, and how to differentiate startups from established businesses.
If there's one entrepreneur who revolutionized technology in the millennial age, it's Steve Jobs. From starting Apple with Steve Wozniak back in 1976, to being ousted in 1985 and to making a triumphant return in 1997; there's a lot that can be learned from reading Isaaacson's classic.
The player empowerment era which began with LeBron's 2010 decision has stretched out to become the new norm, empowering every superstar to team up with another superstar in the hopes of winning it all.
It's impossible to be hired into a workplace that doesn't deal with email in modern society. As a result, humans can either adapt and accept email as part of themselves, or grow out of it and innovate ways to replace it. It is worth examining why we should start looking for alternatives.
Unlike quantifiable basketball attributes like ability to score, speed, vertical leap or rebounding skill, there's no metric for how exciting a player is. Subconsciously, it's based on highlights per day or appearances on SportsCenter, but this article attempts to rank players based on excitement.
Replacing the NBA All-Star weekend has been a topic of debate over the years. It goes together with the topic of shortening the regular season. Popular replacement ideas include a midseason tournament or a three-on-three event. The league simply needs an alternative that's financially viable.
There comes a time in a person's life when he wants change. And not just an ordinary kind of change, but a change that alters the course of his current state of life. Losing one's purpose in life can be very depressing, and sometimes, one needs to take that gigantic leap to recover that lost edge.
Tracy McGrady is one of the most influential players of all time. A Hall of Famer who never won a championship, his greatness can be polarizing. But there's no doubt that there's a new generation of players following T-Mac's footsteps and footwork.
Turning your life around for the better is a process. To have a magic pill out there that would make you feel better if you're not well or make you feel whole when you're in pieces would save a lot of time. And it would probably save lives too. So quit your job when you think it's time to go.
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Steph Curry is changing the game—or already has changed it. Since the addition of the three-point line in 1980, the small guy finally had an offensive weapon that didn't require him to bang bodies inside the paint to dominate games. But, there were sharpshooting point guards before him.
The middle class has been difficult to define because there isn't a universal definition of the middle class. The middle class has only been identified based upon an income range while taking into consideration the poverty line of a country.
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Exercise sin't actually responsible for significant weight loss. Calorie restriction has shown to have a bigger impact and the Fitness Industry is not telling you that.
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Some discoveries and innovations become suppressed because of present situations.
We are in the midst of an energy revolution. If the falling oil prices are any indication, wait til you see this map of all the charging stations Tesla has built around the entire country over the last few years. I'm obviously a little too...
This isn't just about water bottles. This isn't even entirely about plastic. This is about us people, and how we've developed this chronic and contagious habit of wastefulness. This is about how we've unexpectedly overvalued convenience over...
You wake up late in the morning on a Saturday, and like most millennials you don't get up until after half an hour of browsing social media on your phone. You log on to Facebook, and after scrolling down most of the kind of posts your friends made...
People are so in love with SUVs. Why can't they be more in love with the little ones, the unsung heroes - the hatchbacks?
Becoming rich is not just a state of mind - it's also about being financially independent and being able to enjoy your life.
Shooting like a pro means learning from the best, and who better to learn from than the Warriors' Stephen Curry?