Filling My Prescription to Fight the Madness

By Justin Cherot I think my last post proved that as a society we love rubber-necking and seeing the carnage from the accident. The analytics back it up: it was one of the most read articles in PnP’s illustrious history. The response I received from the subject?  “It doesn’t matter.  I don’t get it.” That’s literally…

The Breakup

By Justin Cherot I’ve never been “post my personal life to social media” guy.  Historically–and you can check Facebook–I’ve never been the type to air anything more emotional than, “Lamar Odom is stealing money from Mark Cuban.”  That’s what talking to actual friends and family is for. A lot of you probably don’t even know…

Looks Can Be Deceiving

by Justin Cherot It’s hard to believe, but Pick and Pop has been here since 2009.  Crazy, right? The reason I think about 2009 is because our first post was right after the NBA Draft that year.  If I remember correctly, Colin was like most NBA pundits and saw the draft as “thin“.  Not to toot…

Video: 138 Points!?

From scoutsfocus While most of us were busy watching nonsensical games like Indiana/Georgetown or Mike D’Antoni‘s coaching debut last night, a little known 5’10” Division III guard from Grinnell College named Jack Taylor went absolutely nuts to the tune of 138 points in his team’s 179-104 victory over Faith Baptist Bible. Cool facts about the game:…

Overrated?

by Justin Cherot For the past several months, we’ve listened to pundits gushing over how deep the 2012 NBA Draft was going to be, how one draft could single-handedly change the landscape of the league. For months, I’ve been naive enough to believe it because, as I’ve indicated before, I’m not nearly into college basketball…