Best of America: Kristaps Porzingis

I'm Kristaps Porzingis from the New York Knicks and this is Best of America.


A Clean Slate

Warriors point guard Shaun Livingston sat down with The Players' Tribune ahead of the team's season opener against the San Antonio Spurs and spoke about what the new season means for Golden State.

OAKLAND, CA - APRIL 27:  Baron Davis #5 of the Golden State Warriors points across the court in Game Three of the Western Conference Quarterfinals against the Dallas Mavericks during the 2007 NBA Playoffs at Oracle Arena on April 27, 2007 in Oakland, California.  The Warriors won 109-91.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2007 NBAE  (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

How Well Do You Know the Golden State Warriors? (A Quiz)

I created a quiz. Think you can hang?


Want to Fix the NCAA? Let Athletes Be Students

I’ve always thought that there are simple steps that programs can take to give their student-athletes better chances at success after college is over. And the tools to do so are right at their school’s disposal.

Kevin Durant in the San Francisco Bay Area on October 22, 2016. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn for the Players' Tribune)

New to the Neighborhood

On Saturday, Kevin Durant got to discover -- really discover -- his new city.


Elite Guards 101: Playoff Edition

I’ve heard your cries, people. We’re back in the film room for another Elite 101 session, but this time we’re going to focus on playoff basketball. The 2016 NBA playoffs saw some incredible guard play, and I’m going to highlight…


Do Something

Don’t put this on someone else’s shoulders. I am asking you to not sit this election out.


One Free Throw Changed My Life

I hope my story can be some sort of inspiration to those who may be thinking about giving up. Even a kid who scored one point his entire high school career can make his college basketball dreams come true.


Please, Please Don't Make Space Jam 2

To make a sequel to Space Jam would be like trying to paint the Mona Lisa again. Sure, you can probably do it, but why the hell would you want to?


The Truth About Flint

Thousands upon thousands of kids exposed to extreme levels of lead in the water and the government apparently tried to cover it up — how the fuck do you think they feel?

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - FEBRUARY 24: Kristaps Porzingis #6 of the New York Knicks looks on in the first half of the game against the Indiana Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on February 24, 2016 in Indianapolis, Indiana. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using the photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)


Growing up in Latvia, my older brothers had a nickname for me ...


First Step: Jimmy Butler

When I hang out with kids from Chicago, I get to find out how they want to change the world.