The Day’s Reading, 4/15/17

Happy Tax Day. Today I marched and will go see Ah Wilderness at A Noise Within. Here’s some readin’.

Basketball

Tim Cato, SB Nation, Giannis Antetokounmpo dunked twice in ways no NBA player would attempt (Apr. 15, 2017) — good as hell

Kurt Helin, NBC Sports Pro Basketball Talk, Cavaliers’ defense unimpressive but Cleveland survives for 109–108 Game 1 win (Apr. 15, 2017)

Protests

Bettina Boxall, Los Angeles Times, Thousands march in Los Angeles to demand release of Trump tax returns (Apr. 15, 2017)

Variety Staff, Variety, Celebrities Join Tax March in Protest of Donald Trump (Apr. 15, 2017) — by tweeting, apparently. (Jon Cryer and Andy Richter were apparently out in LA.)

Michelle Lee, The Washington Post, Trump fans and foes clash in Berkeley, sparking violence, multiple arrests (Apr. 15, 2017)

Incitement

Avi Selk, The Washington Post, Trump says he can’t be sued for violence at his rallies because he won the election (Apr. 15, 2017) — congrats to Trump on his JD from Trump University

Baseball

Andrew Marchand, ESPN, Aaron Judge kind of has a ‘Miguel Cabrera thing’ going (Apr. 12, 2017)

Mark Saxon, ESPN, Carlos Martinez’s 118-pitch outing a symptom of Cards’ desperation (Apr. 15, 2017)

Emma Baccellieri, Deadspin, Carlos Martinez Was King Of Two True Outcomes Today (Apr. 15, 2017)

The Democrats

Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns & Money, Compete Everywhere (Apr. 15, 2017)

Bret Stephens

Joe Romm, ThinkProgress, New York Times defends hiring extreme climate denier: ‘millions agree with him’ (Apr. 15, 2017)

Tennis

Associated Press, Los Angeles Times, Steve Johnson beats Jack Sock to advance to U.S. Clay Court final (Apr. 15, 2017)

Jokes

Mark Hinog, SB Nation, LaVar Ball has a fourth son he doesn’t talk much about and it’s rapper Lil Dicky (Apr. 15, 2017)

Jon Ossoff

Doug Bock Clark, Mother Jones, Jon Ossoff’s Race Is the First Real Battle Between Millennials and Trump (Apr. 15, 2017)