OPINION: CONFIRMATION BIAS

Opinion: Confirmation Bias In psychology confirmation bias describes the tendency to confirm one’s own assumptions and expectations. Within this construct information and circumstances are unconsciously selected, interpreted and weighted in such a way that they fit into the existing worldview. For example, anyone who thinks that climate change and global warming is nonsense will quickly […]

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TRAE YOUNG: A QUESTION OF RESPECT

Trae Young has become a polarizing figure in his third season in the NBA – apparently among his colleagues as well. What makes the Atlanta Hawks guard so strident? And is that really even the case?  It’s shocking how much can change with one calendar year. In early 2020, Corona was associated predominantly with the […]

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POINTS FORWARDS: ON POINT

The term “point forward” has not existed that for long, and there haven’t been that many of the special players in the NBA. But even just a little time at the point guard position has helped some of the game’s biggest superstars in the past in their development. The latest example for it is Zion […]

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DEMAR DEROZAN: THE METAMORPHOSIS

DeMar DeRozan has undoubtedly gone through a considerable development in his career – transforming from a one-dimensional shooting guard with the Toronto Raptors to a three-point shooting power forward with the San Antonio Spurs. A closer look shows just how multi-faceted and nuanced the metamorphosis has been.   Basketball fans with some literary background might […]

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KICKZ Performance Review: UA Curry 8

Fellow ballers, let me introduce Stephen CURRY‘s latest signature shoe to you. Technically, this is Under Armour’s eighth iteration of its very popular Curry line but it’s also kind of not. The Baltimore based sports giant introduced Curry Brand as an independent brand in late 2020, which actually made these the debut shoe of UA‘s […]

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KICKZ Performance Review: Jordan Why Not Zer0.4

Hey and welcome back to another KICKZ Performance Review. This time we are having a look at the Jordan Why Not Zer0.4. Testing these was something I have definitely been waiting for as the whole Russell WESTBROOK line in general, has low-key developed into my favorite signature series of recent years. Pretty underrated in my […]

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