Why do some mainland Chinese see the Western democratic system as a joke these days?

We have to differentiate between “Western” democratic system and US democratic system because the US differs in a few ways compared to say Canada or Australia or Europe. US has a presidential system, where the head of government – the President matters far more than a prime minister does in a parliamentary system. In the… Continue reading Why do some mainland Chinese see the Western democratic system as a joke these days?

Was Kobe the greatest Laker?

It depends. There are a few contenders for greatest Laker, most notably: Kobe, Magic, Kareem and West. I will compare different categories for these players. Most games/seasons played as a Laker: Kobe Most win shares: Kobe Most championships as a Laker: tied between Kobe, Kareem, Magic and George Mikan (5) Most championships taking into account… Continue reading Was Kobe the greatest Laker?

Top 25 greatest NBA players by position + other NBA rankings

Now that the NBA season has ended (and what a season it was!) now comes to time to revisit the top 100 greatest players of all time, as well as the top NBA players by position. I’ve decided to discard my old post on this since that post was made back in 2013, and this… Continue reading Top 25 greatest NBA players by position + other NBA rankings