The Wall

Shaq Dives Into Crowd

When a basketball player dives headlong out of bounds to save a ball and runs face-first into the crowd occupying the courtside seats, one begins to have an embodied metaphor for the violence done to the sporting subject by the sideline and its enclosure.

Music Note "All in all you're just another brick in the wall." — Pink Floyd Music Note


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  1. sportsBabel » On Massumi's Logic of Relation: Field says:

    [...] too, is a field of potential that is induced by the opposing goals at either end of the rectangular enclosure. But basketball, in a fashion far more pronounced than in soccer, can be played in more informal [...]