Nobody Can Touch the NBA's Superteams

This post was originally published on this siteThe league is currently dominated by two—and only two—teams, the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors. Nathaniel Friedman has a few ideas for bringing parity back to the league. The Celtics’ win over the Cavs this weekend was an irony, the dying gasp of a largely worthless postseason. We’re going to get the Warriors/Cavaliers rematch expected since day one of the season. The Warriors, who when engaged are one of the greatest teams ever, have yet to lose this postseason. The Cavaliers don’t boast four Hall of Famers but they have LeBron James, the ultimate equalizer. If Cleveland can hang with Golden State in the Finals—and this remains a major “if”—then James’s legend looms larger than ever. This is the natural order of things until further notice. James shows absolutely no sign of slowing down and the younger Warriors will be around … Read more

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Jim Carrey Has Joined the Epic Beard Club

This post was originally published on this site RB/Bauer-Griffin Jim Carrey is following in the footsteps of David Letterman, Rick Rubin, and Joaquin Phoenix and is growing an epic, mountain man beard. It’s the kind of beard that is both creepy and oddly stylish and calls to mind The Dude. Carrey’s particular beard has nice contrast with his shiny, straight hair and is impressively groomed—as much as a thing of that size can be. We’re into it, we’re very into it. And we’re not the only ones. Carrey addressed the beard on Jimmy Kimmel last night saying, “Everywhere I go, people talk about the beard. They can’t really think about anything else. Wherever I show up, it becomes this story. It’s a bigger star than me. It has its own Twitter.” And that’s sort of the point of growing one of these beards, in a way. It’s a bit deflective. … Read more

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