Micah Wimmer

Freelance Writer

Hello, my name is Micah Wimmer and I am a writer whose work has appeared in a variety of publications such as Nieman Storyboard, Fansided, and RealGM, among others. My primary interests include the NBA, music, books, and faith.

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FanSided
04/27/2018
The effortless artistry of James Harden

The NBA court is a finite space, measuring 94 feet by 50 feet, and much of what sets the best players apart is their ability to manipulate that space. They analyze what lies before and around them, then reshape it to fit their particular skill set, so they can get a clear shot or find a passing lane that sets up a teammate for one.

FanSided
09/09/2019
NBA Draft Bust Week: The dynamic promise of Darius Miles

In the closing minute of an inconsequential game between the Sacramento Kings and Los Angeles Clippers in March of 2001, something transcendent happened. Sean Rooks recovered a missed 3 by Vlade Divac and threw the ball almost the full length of the court where Lamar Odom, with his back to the basket, caught it at the free-throw line.

Medium
03/30/2018
How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Carly Rae Jepsen

I went to a Christian liberal arts college in the middle of Indiana, and in spite of its focus on the liberal arts it was really quite conservative. There were parties, but more often than not the beverages on tap were sodas rather than alcoholic ones.

The Shocker
01/26/2018
Which Biblical Figure Would Be the Best Dunker?

Biblical Scholars over the last few millennia have considered essentially every bit of minutiae there is to consider when it comes to the sacred texts, yet there are still blind spots in the works of these thinkers.

Realgm
By Slaying Legends, Kawhi Leonard Has Become One

Kawhi Leonard is not known for showing emotion. His reputation is that of a stoic, stone-faced man who performs his on-court duties mechanically while trying to have as few off-court obligations as possible, at least as few as a player of his magnitude can get away with.

FanSided
09/14/2018
25-under-25: Nikola Jokic is your favorite Lou Reed album

@BasemintDesign"> I'm a big fan of Lou Reed's solo records. For the most part, though, I believe these records are unfairly neglected and extremely underrated. When talking about music with friends, this is a claim I've made many times before, and never has anyone been like, "yeah, you're right!"

The Shocker
03/06/2018
Micah Wimmer, the Bug Science Guy

I do not know how difficult it is to put something on public access television, but while I was a kindergarten student at Riverview Elementary School in Marion, Indiana, someone took the effort to find out for me.

Realgm
The Ballad Of Boogie Cousins

When DeMarcus Cousins went down with an Achilles injury on January 26, 2018 against the Houston Rockets, he was playing perhaps the best basketball of his career. If not that, it was at least his most domineering and awe-inspiring.

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