The Second Arrangement

Kelly Dwyer
Kelly Dwyer covers the NBA, alongside musical bits and comedy numbers.
Created 23 Oct 2017
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  • Chicago gets the guys
    04 Aug 2021about 19 hours ago • < 1 min read
    Chicago reshaped its basketball team the best it could, more than you can say for any other blurt in this franchise’s post-Jordan history. In summers before you’d have to pack caveats in with the rest...
  • Free agency's first day
    03 Aug 20211 day ago • 12 min read
    (Shouts to subscriber Ricky O’Donnell for his magnificent postseason and draft work and also for the ongoing compilation of free agent signings.) (Apologies for all the agent names.) THE BIG ONE Miami...
  • A draft like no other
    30 Jul 2021 • 6 min read
    (All reported deals via Woj.) THE DRAFT It was great, little stood out, every year these brand new NBA people and their families make me smile until my cheeks hurt. I’ll be the jerk that points out th...
  • 2021 NBA draft preview
    29 Jul 2021 • 8 min read
    I decided what sort of professions the draftees would have if they weren’t NBA basketball players. This is my 2021 NBA draft preview. Cade Cunningham — Action Sports anchor, KOCO-TV Oklahoma City Yves...
  • Big plans in Chicago this summer
    27 Jul 2021 • < 1 min read
    It’s in all this travel — Kelly cosmically in Arizona and Wisconsin in the same season their NBA teams come back to life — that you realize that Chicago Bulls’ place in all this. It isn’t a good place...
  • Friendly NBA ideas for 2022
    23 Jul 2021 • 14 min read
    (Never Too Much podcast: Reasons why you should subscribe to an NBA newsletter in summer, something nice about every team, click ‘Listen in podcast app’ to give us a spin!) Remember last summer when t...
  • BTB: Milwaukee we hear you
    21 Jul 2021 • < 1 min read
    (Never Too Much podcast: Giannis’ place in Finals blippity-blop, Jim Paschke’s classic call of Juan Nieves’ no-hitter, click ‘Listen in podcast app’ to subscribe!) Milwaukee 105, Phoenix 98 Bucks win ...
  • BTB: Milwaukee loads up
    18 Jul 2021 • < 1 min read
    Milwaukee 123, Phoenix 119 Bucks lead Finals, 3-2 It isn’t shocking, so much as we’re all at sea over with what Milwaukee shocked us with. It was great, the Bucks went out and forced Phoenix into the ...
  • Six days with Wisconsin
    17 Jul 2021 • < 1 min read
    I’ve been in Wisconsin this week. The Bucks took both games. I think I split the pair. My brother married into the sort of family that has a cottage, probably cottages, and I’m sure the Bucks’ potenti...
  • BTB: Phoenix rocks on
    09 Jul 2021 • < 1 min read
    Phoenix 118, Milwaukee 108 Suns lead Finals, 2-0 If it were a regular season game, I’d call it your typical ranch stash. Thankfully the moment and subsequent menace gave us another bite-and-scratch af...