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  1. 42-Day NBA Warning: Austin Rivers Has Nowhere to Go But Up

    Chris Ryan

    What's that? You were wondering exactly how many days until the start of the NBA season? Well, you're in luck! The Triangle is counting down the days for all of us. This is probably the kind of thinking that led to the fall of Freddie Mac and Fann...

    Blog | September 17, 2013
  2. CourtVision: The Worst Shooters So Far

    Kirk Goldsberry

    So far this season, the Nuggets' Danilo Gallinari is shooting 42 37 percent from behind the 3-point line. This is kind of impressive, although unremarkable by itself, but when we account for shooting angles, something more noteworthy is revealed. Fir...

    Blog | January 30, 2013
  3. NBA Shootaround: Watch the Throne

    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. Milestones So, LeBron reached a ...

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  4. The David Stern Dialogues

    Chris Ryan

    Of all the possible moments that could be miked up, David Stern welcoming newly drafted first-round picks into the NBA never is. So I was forced to imagine. (Shout out to Jose3030 for help with the pics) Moe Harkless David Stern: Oh, what's u...

    Blog | June 29, 2012
  5. NBA Draft Story Lines Shootaround

    Grantland Staff

    Michael Jordan's Big Board In their eight years of existence, the Charlotte Bobcats have drafted three players from UNC, one from Duke, and one from Boston College, a school that plays up to seven games a year in the state of North Carolina. They ...

    Blog | June 28, 2012
  6. Is Jared Sullinger the Steal of the Draft?

    Mark Titus

    With respect to Harrison Barnes's decision-making, Perry Jones III's passiveness, Terrence Jones's tendency to look uninterested, Royce White's anxiety, Meyers Leonard's maturity, and Austin Rivers's hubris, the biggest question mark in this year's d...

    Blog | June 28, 2012
  7. 2012 NBA Draft: Evaluating the Point Guards

    Sebastian Pruiti

    Of all the positions in the NBA, maybe the toughest one to project is the point guard spot. The pro game is very demanding on point guards, constituting a real leap from college, especially in terms of the defense the players face. The most interesti...

    Blog | June 25, 2012
  8. Rankonia: The Triangle Power Rankings

    Chris Ryan

    1. Austin Rivers, Snapbacks Back David Cho, arguably the second-best-dressed man in the Grantland office, chimes in with this fashion trend watch: "In case you haven't been keeping tabs on the sartorial decisions of Jay-Z, LeBron James, and a handfu...

    Blog | April 04, 2012
  9. The March Madness (Compliance) Power Rankings

    Gabe Feldman

    With the first weekend of the March Madness behind us, those who want to punch Austin Rivers in the face (what did he ever do to you?) or otherwise obsessively hate Duke are still celebrating what has been called "the biggest upset in college basketb...

    Blog | March 22, 2012
  10. Fortune Favors the Bold: Austin, Kendall, and Michael

    Shane Ryan

    It was a drab Thursday and Friday at the ACC tournament, but the drama of the weekend atoned in a big way. First, you had Carolina riding a wave of favorable calls to a close win over NC State, then a brutal FSU win against a game but under-talented ...

    Blog | March 12, 2012
  11. Titus' Top 12 power rankings for Week 9, including Kentucky, Aust...

    Mark Titus

    The week in college basketball.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2012
  12. Austin's First Miracle

    Shane Ryan

    The thing with objectivity, in sports journalism as in life, is that it's a myth made to sustain something that's already dead, and was never truly alive. Anyone who says otherwise is lying. Lying to you or lying to themselves, but lying either way. ...

    Blog | February 09, 2012
  13. About Last Night: The Blue Devils in Full

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday. After trailing by 10 with under three minutes to play, no. 9 Duke stormed back and beat no. 5 UNC with an Austin Rivers 3-pointer at the buzzer. And if t...

    Blog | February 09, 2012
  14. Duke-Ohio State: The Perils of Panic

    Shane Ryan

    Don't get too high, don't get too low. A lot of famous folks have uttered those words, or some close approximation thereof. I remember Barack Obama uttered something like that during the campaign. Dollars to donuts ole Abe Lincoln uttered them too. I...

    Blog | November 30, 2011
  15. Maui Invitational: The Ongoing Thrill of Duke Guard Play

    Shane Ryan

    Sports hatred, when directed en masse at a particular team, is rarely based on that team's style of play. The Yankees hit a lot of fan-friendly home runs. Kobe Bryant's appealing electricity was the engine of the recent Lakers' titles. The Cowboys of...

    Blog | November 23, 2011
  16. The Problems With Austin Rivers

    Sebastian Pruiti

    Austin Rivers, ESPN's no. 3-rated recruit, came to Duke as one of the most hyped freshmen in the school's storied history. Given his immense profile and his pedigree, Rivers was expected to immediately contribute and fill the holes left by the depart...

    Blog | November 21, 2011