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  1. The Cost of Being Allen Iverson

    Ben Detrick

    After the first day of the Memphis Grizzlies' 2009 training camp, Allen Iverson ate a bag of Doritos and a Styrofoam carton of fried chicken wings in a Birmingham hotel room. The grub came from an eatery called Hong Kong Seafood, a grimy joint where ...

    Blog | October 31, 2013
  2. About Last Night: Time Running Out for Dodgers

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy remembering when Kirk Gibson made the impossible happen in the year of the improbable, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday: Matt Holliday and Shane Robinson hit the first two home runs of the NLCS and the St. Louis...

    Blog | October 16, 2013
  3. #HotSportsTakes: It's Not the Hall of Very Good

    Andrew Sharp

    Every now and then, we will attempt to write the worst sports column on earth. Today: Let's talk about Allen Iverson, Tracy McGrady, and true greatness. SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS — Allen Iverson and Tracy McGrady were two very exciting bas...

    Blog | August 27, 2013
  4. This Week in Internet: Mike Ditka Sets Facebook on Fire and We Ca...

    Andrew Sharp

    The Internet is a big place, and it's important to stay current on all the ridiculous things that happen out there. Every Friday, we'll catch you up on what you might have missed. This week, we begin in Chicago. If you spend way too much time on t...

    Blog | August 23, 2013
  5. The Jalen Rose Report With David Jacoby: The Champagne and Campai...

    Grantland Staff

    Jalen inaugurates the first class of the Champagne and Campaign Hall of Fame, which includes Allen Iverson, Joe Namath, and more. You can listen to the podcast here. Or check out a video of the entire pod below....

    Blog | July 18, 2013
  6. The Most Depressing Allen Iverson YouTube Cameo of 2013 & We Hope...

    Rafe Bartholomew

    Your first impulse might be to put your face in your hands and weep. That's not far from how I felt upon seeing Allen Iverson's cameo in About Billions, a web documentary series on the life of Cincinnati boxer Adrien Broner, who beat Paulie Malignagg...

    Blog | June 25, 2013
  7. Allen Iverson and the SLAM Era

    Jay Caspian Kang

    Allen Iverson and the Slam era.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2013
  8. Last Night on 'Blake Griffin Dunks on Your Life ...'

    Chris Ryan

    The life and death of Spencer Hawes! Blake Griffin (sorta) switched hands in midair against the Sixers last night. According to the announcers, the crowd went crazy - though given the fact that the crowd was in Philly, this could have been for any nu...

    Blog | February 12, 2013
  9. NBA Playoffs Shootaround: The Sixers Win the Homecoming Game

    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. Hail the Conquering Hero Som...

    Blog | May 24, 2012
  10. NBA Playoffs Shootaround: Miami Throws Some 'Bows

    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. Scenes From the Miami Heat Lock...

    Blog | May 23, 2012
  11. Swizz Beatz and A$AP Rocky Bring a Very Special Guest Baller (Lit...

    Rembert Browne

    The new video for the Swizz Beatz/A$AP Rocky/AraabMUZIK track "Street Knock" is fun but predictable. No disrespect or anything, but pretty much everything I figured would take place came true (nine out of my 10, to be exact). Swizz Beats will mos...

    Blog | May 09, 2012
  12. Saying Goodbye to Brian Dawkins and Weapon X

    Chris Ryan

    Along with Allen Iverson, Brian Dawkins is my favorite Philadelphia athlete ever. They both arrived in Philly in 1996, right when I left. And they both played with complete disregard for their own personal well-being, willing to do absolutely anythin...

    Blog | April 23, 2012
  13. Grantland Network Podcast: The Jalen Rose Show

    David Jacoby

    Jalen Rose is done talking about football. Methinks my pod partner is a little upset with the attention that the NFL gets during the offseason, so after briefly reviewing the Super Bowl (read: defending Gisele and Gronkowski), we turned our attention...

    Blog | February 07, 2012
  14. YouTube HOF: NBA Player Commercials

    Grantland Staff

    Kareem and Atari Bill Simmons: I've always had a vague memory of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar appearing in an Atari commercial in the late-1970s — a mental image of him sadly slumped on a seat as a little kid played Atari next to him, only he was d...

    Blog | December 21, 2011
  15. Democracy Now: On the Sixers Mascot Elections

    Ben Detrick

    In late November, the new owners of the Philadelphia 76ers announced that Hip-Hop, a doo-rag-wearing rabbit who was the team mascot since 1996, had "relocated to a rural part of Pennsylvania to start a family." We can read between the lines. That's c...

    Blog | December 06, 2011