Other People’s Words: Joey Whelan and Tyler’s Alternate Path to Establishment
One of the great things about the NBA “Blogosphere” is that it offers ready access to lots of different perspectives from lots of different smart people. Hardwood Paroxysm’s Joey Whelan give his take on the Pacers’ most compelling story line: Tyler Hansbrough.
Similarly, the NBA is hardly a bastion of concrete paths to establishing oneself, be it as a star, role player or career-long bench warmer. Careers and roles are fluid, for most they are in a constant state of flux. This lack of a yellow brick road to firm ground is what makes the League simultaneously thrilling and frustrating as we watch players rise and fall, overachieve and bust before our eyes. Even within the context of the unknown, the lack of sturdiness to both reality and our perceptions of it, the series of events that have led up to Tyler Hansbrough’s blistering March are unique.
Read the rest of this brilliant piece over at Hardwood Paroxysm.
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