Pat Forde is not our favorite writer - far from it.
Like Mark Bradley, he shows his Kentucky roots when he goes after Duke and
basically says "no one could do it that well and still not do it the way we
know it's really done." Nonetheless, he does occasionally
write something worth passing on, and that's the case with this article
on a kid named Greg Oden, who has shot to the top very quickly this
summer. The kid is still pretty naive, but he has the right ideas.
Let's hope he can be naive a while longer. Anyone got David Robinson's
In contrast to Oden, here's an
article on Sonny Vacarro and what
he's doing to the game.