Jack Tien-Dana

Jack Tien-Dana is a writer based in New York City and Baltimore. He has been published in Rolling Stone, Men's Journal, and Baltimore Magazine and cares way too much about the New York Knicks.

All Articles From Jack Tien-Dana

Will the LA Clippers Reach Their Sky-High Ceiling?

To move deep into the playoffs, the Clippers must first move the ball

22 Questions: Can the Milwaukee Bucks Fulfill Their Destiny?

The Bucks' title hopes hinge on whether they can playoff-proof their offense

Can Jayson Tatum Make the Celtics Hateable Again?

Jayson Tatum is the Celtics' best shot at reclaiming their loathsome throne

Have the Houston Rockets Run Out of Time?

Boxed in by their owner’s parsimony, this year could be Houston’s last, best shot at a title

Is Toronto's Nick Nurse the Best Coach in the NBA?

Thanks to his innovative gameplans, the Raptors' coach has become the best tactician in the league

Are the Denver Nuggets Too Weird to Win in the Playoffs?

The NBA's most unique team faces its biggest challenge yet

Can the Philadelphia 76ers Save Themselves From Themselves?

By shuffling their starting lineup, the Sixers hope to find their most dangerous form

Does Kristaps Porzingis Have a Higher Gear?

The postseason success of the Mavericks and their historically great offense depends on their overlooked star

Can Jimmy Butler Will the Miami Heat Into Contention?

The Miami Heat will only go as far as the NBA's most intense player can take them

Can Donovan Mitchell Salvage the Utah Jazz’s Lost Season?

In Orlando, the Jazz’s offense will rely entirely on their all-star shooting guard

How Screwed Are the Pelicans Without Zion Williamson?

Zion has the power to upend the Western Conference playoff picture — if he's actually able to play in Orlando

22 Questions: Why Can't Chris Paul Win in the Playoffs?

The Oklahoma City Thunder point guard has a long history postseason disappointment

What Is the Ultimate Legacy of Carmelo Anthony?

The problem with making much ado about the finest-tuned scoring machine of an NBA generation

Top High School Basketball Prospect Signs With the G League

Jonathan Kuminga is now projected to be a top pick in the 2021 draft