Battle of the brothers
Plus, the endless quest for ‘elasticity’
BY TRAVIS MORAN
If I’m being honest, I picked this fight.
Fresh off back-to-back wins, my East Harlem Hustle finally goes head-to-head with its one true rival: Luscious Luka Triangle. By Monday, we’ll know who’ll own bragging rights until the final week of the fantasy season.
I’ve been fanning the flames for weeks … and not just in print.
We’ve been discussing the crazy role that bias plays in fantasy sports since the draft. Bias is the essence of fandom—subjective, irrational, intense—and no fan is more intense than my brother. Just this week, he reminded me: “Bulls, Cubs, Bears, Illini. Forever.” He backs his players with uncontainable enthusiasm, defending their honor at all costs, assailing anyone who crosses them—and that goes for fantasy teams as well.
Case in point: I’ve been teasing him for weeks now about Zach LaVine, a beloved Bull and also Triangle…
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