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  1. The Night Everyone Got Excited for College Basketball

    Andrew Sharp

    I had a chance to be in Chicago on Tuesday night to cover the college basketball games for Grantland, and I said no for two reasons. First, because most early-season college basketball showcases are sloppy and a little bit depressing. Second, because...

    Blog | November 13, 2013
  2. Why the Heat's Big Three Are Champions and the NBA's Star System ...

    Zach Lowe

    Stars win or lose basketball games in the postseason. That's what everyone says, anyway. They play more minutes as the stakes rise and coaches shrink their rotations. Tim Duncan, ageless freaking Tim Duncan, just played 44:26 and 43:10 in back-to-bac...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  3. Mark Titus's Top 12 NCAA Power Rankings, with Trey Burke towing M...

    Mark Titus

    Trey Burke tows Michigan to no. 1 and threatens to ruin the best National Player of the Year race since 2007.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2013
  4. A Fate Worse Than Death returns with a hat tip to the unwatchable...

    Rafe Bartholomew

    Another season of unwatchable basketball begins in Washington.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2012
  5. It doesn't get better than four basketball games with a shot at a...

    Bill Simmons

    When there is an international play-or-go-home quadruple-header, you better believe the Sports Guy is watching.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2012
  6. The legendary pickup basketball games between Wilt Chamberlain an...

    Dave McKenna

    Two legends in the summer of '57.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2012
  7. The Nuclear Winter is Over: The New CBA, and How the Lawyers Save...

    Gabe Feldman

    Well, that was fun. After nearly 150 days of lawsuits, mediations, intramural flag football games with Kevin Durant, exhibition basketball games in Rucker Park with Kevin Durant, exhibition basketball games in Oklahoma City with Kevin Durant, and lat...

    Blog | December 02, 2011
  8. B.S. Report: Zach Lowe and Joe House

    Bill Simmons

    Zach Lowe weighs in on the NBA's proposed changes to the draft. Then, Joe House and Bill propose an all-Spanish basketball team and discuss Sunday's Clippers-Timberwolves game. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the B.S. Report on iTunes, an...

    Blog | December 25, 2013
  9. A Fate Worse Than Death: Nuggets vs. Jazz

    Rafe Bartholomew

    Connoisseurs of basketball misery, pour out a sip of your MD 20/20: For the first time in history, Grantland's Fate Worse than Death column will not open a new NBA season with a Washington Wizards game. This year, Randy Wittman and the Verizon Center...

    Blog | November 12, 2013
  10. Derrick Rose, Tanking, and Anarchy: Your Guide to the NBA in 2013...

    Andrew Sharp

    After six weeks of NBA Warnings, we have come to the end. The zero-day warning. Basketball is back. This is not a drill. The games count for real tonight, and then Wednesday the whole league is in action. It's NBA Christmas! And in the spirit of t...

    Blog | October 29, 2013
  11. Bryan Curtis on the tragic and inspirational story of Maurice Sto...

    Bryan Curtis

    For decades, legends in the NBA headed up to the Catskill Mountains to do what they knew to help one of their own.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2013
  12. It's a Celebration: Kevin Durant and Another Sunday at the Drew L...

    Andrew Sharp

    There are plenty of ways to spend a Sunday in July, but when you hear that Baron Davis is betting $50,000 with The Game on summer league basketball involving Kevin Durant, suddenly your plans are pretty much set. Or at least mine were. So, after chec...

    Blog | July 29, 2013
  13. Six Degrees of Summer League

    Andrew Sharp

    "We call it the Sundance of basketball. People from top to bottom in the industry will be in Las Vegas. It's one of the few times besides the All-Star Game when lots of people and decision-makers are looking to make an impression or move relationship...

    Blog | July 22, 2013
  14. Dispatches From NBA Summer League in Orlando, Day 1

    Brett Koremenos

    Day 1 of the Orlando Summer League could be summed up in one word: long. Turns out five 40-minute games, a seemingly endless number of fouls, and some shoddy, disorganized play can truly test your love and appreciation for basketball. Yet I persevere...

    Blog | July 08, 2013
  15. Court surfaces and the golden age of men's tennis

    Brian Phillips

    How big a role has court technology played in tennis's current golden age?

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2013
  16. CourtVision: When LeBron Attacks

    Kirk Goldsberry

    With exactly five minutes left in the fourth quarter, LeBron James held the basketball about 30 feet from the rim. The Heat were beginning to "run clock" as they fought to close out the Bucks in Game 4 of their first-round series. James stood calmly ...

    Blog | June 20, 2013