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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. About Last Night: Somehow, the Celtics Keep Winning

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were out fighting off the pre-Valentine's Day crowds at your local florist, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday. The Boston Celtics beat the Chicago Bulls, 71-69, at home in a low-scoring matchup of traditional Eastern Conf...

    Blog | February 14, 2013
  9. The 22 Most Important Players in the Super Bowl

    Robert Mays

    When I decided to count down the 22 most important players in Sunday's Super Bowl, I didn't imagine it was going to be all that hard. I mean, there are 44 total starters; picking half of them should be doable. Then I actually started. Let me firs...

    Blog | February 01, 2013
  10. 17 Reasons You Should Support the Change to 'New Orleans Pelicans...

    Rembert Browne

    In Wednesday's sports-nickname news, it looks as if the New Orleans Hornets are changing their name — to the New Orleans Pelicans. Finally. My joy in this decision is less a result of believing the Hornets name needs to be back in Charlot...

    Blog | December 05, 2012
  11. 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
  12. The Inaugural Trenchie Awards: The Best (and Worst) From the Offe...

    Robert Mays

    There are those defining moments in life that are so memorable that we can't help but recall where we were when they happened — my first kiss (Michelle Poirier, back of the bus, fifth grade), my first viewing of There Will Be Blood (Cineplex in...

    Blog | September 13, 2012
  13. Team USA Goes Into Cryogenic Sleep for a Two-Hour Flight

    Chris Ryan

    You guys have a nice, relaxing trip to LV-426. This one comes from the Instagram account of Kevin Love. It's a flight from Spain to England. If Anthony Davis got any deeper into that slanket he'd be mummified. If you're going to go into a 120-minute ...

    Blog | July 26, 2012
  14. The Team USA Dinner Photograph and the Anthony Davis Problem

    Rembert Browne

    This is a picture of the USA men's basketball team at dinner. It's from Deron Williams's Instagram feed. The photographer may or may not be Tyson Chandler. While there are many questions that can be raised from this photo (why is Tyson the photogr...

    Blog | July 23, 2012
  15. Rankonia: The Triangle Power Rankings

    Chris Ryan

    1. Kobe Bryant: Alpha Male Let's just sum up this guy's week real quick: negged the President of the United States and the First Lady's lack of comfort with public displays of affection and called David Stern's proposal to have Team USA be made up...

    Blog | July 18, 2012
  16. 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