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  1. Six Degrees of Summer League

    Andrew Sharp

    "We call it the Sundance of basketball. People from top to bottom in the industry will be in Las Vegas. It's one of the few times besides the All-Star Game when lots of people and decision-makers are looking to make an impression or move relationship...

    Blog | July 22, 2013
  2. Letting the Wookiee Win: A Journey Through All-Star Weekend

    Chris Ryan

    I did not attend the East Coast Invasion at the Roxy. I didn't crash the 2 Kings dinner thrown by LeBron James and Jay-Z. I didn't wind up in a secret basement humidor club with World Wide Wes, Phil Knight, and J. Prince. I'm sure at some point I was...

    Blog | February 18, 2013
  3. NBA All-Star Weekend Shootaround: Houston Rock It

    Grantland Staff

    So much amazing is happening, and the Shootaround crew is here to help you keep track of it all. You'll find takes on moments you might've missed from the previous night, along with ones you will remember forever. RIP, King LeBron James, 1984-2013...

    Blog | February 18, 2013
  4. About Last Weekend: Chris Paul Shines in Scrimmage

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy making a fool of yourself mixing up the accomplishments of Franklin Pierce and James K. Polk, here's what you missed in sports last weekend. The NBA All-Star Game pitted the best players in the game against each other in Ho...

    Blog | February 18, 2013
  5. The Marvin Gaye National Anthem

    Pete Croatto

    Thirty years later, Marvin Gaye's rendition of 'The Star-Spangled Banner' stands alone.

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2013
  6. Kyrie Irving, Manu Ginobili, and the most fun players in the NBA ...

    Zach Lowe

    Most of these players aren't headed to Houston, but they still have a special place in our heart. Plus: Weak defense from James Harden and Russell Westbrook and even weaker grumbling from Reggie Evans.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2013
  7. About Last Weekend: Tiger Roars Past the Bear

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports over the weekend. Tiger Woods moved into second place on the all-time PGA tour wins list behind Sam Snead by out-dueling Bo Van Pelt to win the AT&T National golf...

    Blog | July 02, 2012
  8. February in Sports: By the Numbers

    Michael Kruse

    Here's a look at the numbers behind some of the biggest sports stories this past month. Send us suggestions for next month's edition by tweeting at @michaelkruse with the hashtag #GrantlandStats. Estimated number of chicken wings eaten in Americ...

    Blog | February 29, 2012
  9. Penny Hardaway Gives Us a Lift (And Answers Our Questions!)

    Rembert Browne

    One of the truly unfortunate things about an All-Star Game in Orlando was how decentralized the festivities were. Every Point A to Point B was bound to be a 20-minute trip and a $30 to $40 cab ride, depending on how much road rage your cab driver had...

    Blog | February 29, 2012
  10. Behind the Scenes at All-Star Weekend

    Rembert Browne

    The NBA All-Star Weekend took me back to my freshman year in high school. When you arrive on campus, you think you're the man. You dominated junior high, you had a killer summer at camp, and you've officially come into your own. The braces are off, y...

    Blog | February 28, 2012
  11. The Best (Pickup) Game at All-Star Weekend

    Jonathan Abrams

    I'm from Los Angeles, and lately, I've been wanting to move back. I'd be closer to my family — and Grantland headquarters. Also, I'd get my pickup basketball game back. They call it "noonball" at USC, my alma mater. I've played ever since my...

    Blog | February 28, 2012
  12. Pitbull and Chris Brown's All-Star Game Performance Will Make You...

    Amos Barshad

    If, like most of us, you spent your Sunday night watching Billy Crystal viciously mock Christopher Plummer, then you missed — well, technically you missed Pitbull's NBA All-Star game performance, which featured Chris Brown, Ne-Yo, and what has ...

    Blog | February 27, 2012
  13. About Last Weekend: Durant Wins Bragging Rights

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports over the weekend. Kevin Durant scored 36 points in an MVP performance as the West beat the East 152-149 in the NBA All-Star Game. The game's defensive MVP award was ...

    Blog | February 27, 2012
  14. Bringing the Ruckus to All-Star Weekend

    Rembert Browne

    As I sat on a plane to Orlando, having successfully drooled all over my Club Tril T-shirt, the realization that I was en route to NBA All-Star weekend finally slapped me in the face. In the past, I've handled events as exciting, unpredictable, and...

    Blog | February 24, 2012
  15. Grantland Network Podcast: The Basketball Jones

    The Basketball Jones

    On today's podcast, Skeets, Tas, and friends look back at the first half of the NBA season. What's been the biggest surprise? How about the biggest disappointment? Who are the MVP, coach, rook, and sixth man of the first half? And what'll be somethin...

    Blog | February 24, 2012
  16. The Lion in Nuclear Winter: The Comedy of Kobe Bryant

    Chris Ryan

    Kobe Bryant is sitting on five NBA championships, two NBA Finals MVP awards, a regular season MVP award, 13 All-Star game appearances and two scoring titles. He's played with some of the best players to ever walk onto a basketball court and he's punc...

    Blog | December 13, 2011