Damian Lillard Is A Waking Nightmare | Defector (Defector)

When Lillard fully enters Dame Time—which does not involve him cynically baiting defenders into fouls on the perimeter, or meticulously crafting open looks through the offense, or wildly attacking the rim and hoping for the best—there is no meaner sight in sports. There’s just a guy, pulling up from 25–35 feet over and over and over again, making shots that nobody can do a single thing to stop.

Priorities by Ben WerdmüllerBen Werdmüller (werd.io)

Being laser-focused is a privilege reserved for people who have no real distractions in their life – or those that do, and have sociopathically chosen to ignore them.
“You could be a millionaire by the time you’re thirty,” my co-founder told me, fifteen or so years ago, as we walked out of a m…

2020 in review by Ben WerdmüllerBen Werdmüller (werd.io)

I’ve tried and tried, but I can’t write a reflective look back on this year.
This was a year of unprecedented deaths, racist police brutality, political turmoil, and the sheer misery of people all over the world losing their loved ones and finding their families torn apart. If we felt less than …