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  1. NBA Shootaround: Just Another 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. The King Stay the King Andre...

    Blog | December 19, 2013
  2. Anthony Davis's Fracture May Break the Pellies

    Zach Lowe

    The harsh reality of the Western Conference: If your team's internal projections have them settling around the 45-win mark, a medium-term injury to your best or second-best player could make the difference between a playoff spot and a trip to New Yor...

    Blog | December 02, 2013
  3. About Last Whatever: Iron Bowl Chaos

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy foolishly enjoying the company of friends and family this holiday season without a television on in the background, here's what you missed in sports over the holiday: In one of the most stunning endings to a football game i...

    Blog | December 02, 2013
  4. Eric Bledsoe, Anthony Davis, Evan Turner, and the NBA's All-Intri...

    Zach Lowe

    Ten players with a lot on the line we're eager to see this season.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2013
  5. How Denver's Old Dribble-Drive Offense Could Be the Perfect Fit f...

    Brett Koremenos

    This has been an offseason filled with change for the New Orleans Pelicans. The franchise not only ditched its nickname but also overhauled its personnel through two trades and one surprising free-agent signing. Out with the Hornets moniker were Robi...

    Blog | August 21, 2013
  6. NBA Short-Attention-Span Power Rankings: The Closer

    Robert Mays, Danny Chau, and Chris Ryan

    A survey of the players and teams making moves in last night's NBA action. 1. Kobe Bryant Robert Mays: I haven't looked at the box score from last night's Lakers win, and that's on purpose — because I really don't care to see it. I don'...

    Blog | April 10, 2013
  7. Stray Shots: Examining the Lakers in a Post-Kobe World, the Knick...

    Zach Lowe

    After a crazy night of NBA injuries, wild finishes, and resounding wins, a smorgasbord of random thoughts that don't merit their own posts: * The Lakers' defense has been a disaster over the last 20 games whenever Dwight Howard sits, mostly b...

    Blog | March 14, 2013
  8. Stray Shots: Flop Warnings, Nets Style Watch, and the Truth About...

    Zach Lowe

    * Jarrett Jack got a bit of publicity when he tweeted earlier in the week that the league warned him about flopping in a preseason game as part of its new anti-flop crackdown. But he's far from the only one. A league source tells Grantland the N...

    Blog | October 19, 2012
  9. How Can Team USA Use Blake Griffin Effectively?

    Sebastian Pruiti

    Blake Griffin, Andre Iguodala, and James Harden secured the final three spots on the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team, beating out Eric Gordon, Rudy Gay, and no. 1 draft pick Anthony Davis. Griffin may be the most interesting selection, because, mo...

    Blog | July 10, 2012
  10. Rankonia: The Triangle Power Rankings

    Sarah Larimer

    1. LeBron James: FEEL THE HEAT LeBron James! Champion of the NBA! Champion of the late-night talk show circuit! And now — champion of Rankonia! Congratulations, LeBron. I know this means a lot to you. Rankonia Pal Chris Ryan has this week's to...

    Blog | June 28, 2012
  11. 2012 NBA Draft: Evaluating the Big Men

    Sebastian Pruiti

    Bigs tend to be selected based on potential more than any other type of player in the NBA draft. If you have size and athleticism, you are nearly a lock for a lottery selection. Thus, teams make their choices based on projected skill, and scouts must...

    Blog | June 27, 2012
  12. Welcome to the fourth showdown between two guys who care about th...

    Chad Ford and Bill Simmons

    Two NBA frenemies try to figure out where everyone — other than Anthony Davis — will end up.

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2012
  13. The 2012 NBA Draft Lottery Awards

    Rembert Browne

    Yes, the lucky recipients of the top three draft picks are what mattered in the 2012 NBA Draft Lottery, but the real excitement came in the introductions of the teams and their representatives. The winners and losers: Most Likely to Try to Seduce ...

    Blog | May 31, 2012
  14. Special NBA Draft Lottery Shootaround

    Grantland Staff

    It's Lottery Day! Since this is a particularly special day on the NBA calendar, we thought we'd do a special Lottery Shootaround, looking at all the story lines going into tonight's Anthony Davis Sweepstakes. Also, for even more Lottery talk, be sure...

    Blog | May 30, 2012
  15. Rankonia: The Triangle Power Rankings

    Chris Ryan

    1. Kentucky's Starting Five: DEUCES It would be easy to be flippant about the starting five on Kentucky's national championship basketball team all declaring for the NBA draft, in unison, on Tuesday. You could mock coach John Calipari for building h...

    Blog | April 18, 2012
  16. John Calipari, Anthony Davis, and a trip to the Final Four in New...

    Charles P. Pierce

    A visit to New Orleans to watch college basketball fall — grandly, hilariously — apart.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2012