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  1. Eight Questions for the NBA's Silly Season

    Zach Lowe

    Midnight on July 1 used to mark the start of the NBA's crazy season: the opening of free agency, with GMs on doorsteps carrying fancy presentations, players taking late-night meetings, and someone signing a marginal free agent to an eight-f...

    Blog | July 01, 2014
  2. Surveying the LeBron Landscape

    Zach Lowe

    The trajectory of an entire sports league can turn on random things. If you gave Heat officials truth serum three weeks ago, after they had vanquished an imploding Indiana team, they'd have told you they preferred Oklahoma City as a Finals...

    Blog | June 20, 2014
  3. The Atlanta Hawks Stand on the Verge of Getting It On

    Rembert Browne

    Tonight, the Atlanta Hawks will have the chance to advance to the second round of the NBA playoffs. The eighth-seeded Hawks are in a position to defeat the top-seeded Indiana Pacers. And all this could potentially take place at home, in Atla...

    Blog | May 01, 2014
  4. NBA Playoffs Overnight: San Antonio's Great Escape

    Chris Ryan, netw3rk and Danny Chau

    Chris Ryan: Because it's not like we can last 24 hours without breaking out our NBA playoffs survival kit of rye whiskey, hot wet compresses, and pure oxygen, right? Another madcap nightcap. Let's just put this in a list because I...

    Blog | April 29, 2014
  5. Shots! Shots! Shots!

    Kirk Goldsberry

    Back on February 25, late in the third quarter of a home game against Chicago, Atlanta's Dexter Pittman grabbed an offensive rebound and immediately went up for a layup. He missed. It would be Pittman's only shot of the year. He w...

    Blog | April 25, 2014
  6. Inflexible Indy Finally Bends to Beat Atlanta

    Zach Lowe

    The Pacers under Frank Vogel have been one of the NBA's least adaptable teams. They always play two big men together, and almost always in a traditional center-power forward alignment; David West and Luis Scola played just 84 minutes toget...

    Blog | April 23, 2014
  7. NBA Playoffs Preview

    Zach Lowe

    Happy Playoffs Eve! Hug your loved ones, watch a movie (Gravity will still be good on television, right? Right? RIGHT????), and drink some beers, because after tonight, the NBA becomes all-consuming for two long months. Let's get right to it an...

    Blog | April 18, 2014
  8. The NBA Mega-List of Things to Like and Dislike

    Zach Lowe

    Every year, dozens of "likes" and "dislikes" fail to make it into a Tuesday column, left to die if they are somehow unique to that particular season. And every year, we try to save at least some of them with a mega-post to showcas...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  9. NBA Shootaround: Let Westbrook Be Westbrook

    Grantland Staff

    So much amazing is happening, and the Shootaround crew is back 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. Jared Dubin:...

    Blog | April 10, 2014
  10. Best April Fools' Joke So Far: Atlanta Hawks (If Necessary) ...

    Rembert Browne

    Trust nothing today. Everyone is lying to you. Even links on reputable sites. Don't fall for anything. Pranks know no limits. Example no. 125,163: Stubhub.com When searching for Final Four tickets, a man named Erik stumbled on a link. And sent...

    Blog | April 01, 2014
  11. Pero Antic and the Biggest Macedonian NBA Fan in the World

    Charles Bethea

    Bone Temelkov does not smile for photographs here in the upper deck of Air Canada Centre at the start of the Raptors-Hawks game, though he is wearing a gold-lame-and-red-feather-plume helmet that is an Alexander the Great imitation but makes h...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  12. Kyle Korver's Big Night, and the Day on the Ocean That Made It Po...

    Charles Bethea

    ACT 1: LAST FRIDAY, AMONG THE KORVERS I'm sitting third row at the Hawks-Cavs game, flanked by two large, handsome Midwesterners. To my right is the 6-foot-5 pastor of the Third Reformed Church in Pella, Iowa, who has a full head of gray hair and ...

    Blog | December 09, 2013
  13. About Last Night: Timmy Time

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy snickering uncontrollably upon hearing that Johnson and Fister got traded on the same day, here's what you missed in sports on Monday: Tim Duncan was in vintage form, collecting 21 rebounds and scoring 23 points including a...

    Blog | December 03, 2013
  14. Mike Budenholzer Is Hoping Jeff Teague Can Become Atlanta's Tony ...

    Brett Koremenos

    On Wednesday, for the first time in nearly a decade, Atlanta played a game without Josh Smith as a member of their team. Whatever you think of Smith as a player — and there are quite a wide range of opinions — he led the Hawks through one...

    Blog | November 01, 2013
  15. Bill and Jalens NBA Preview: Atlanta Hawks

    Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose

    Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose debate whether the Hawks are tanking this season, marvel at the underrated Al Horford, and share stories about the legendary Gold Club. Shocker: Jalen's stories are better. Check out the video below. More of Bill...

    Blog | October 10, 2013
  16. The Definitive Guide to NBA Team Names, Part 2

    Zach Lowe

    The thrilling conclusion to a very important basketball matter.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2013