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  1. Early-Season NBA Surprises Shootaround, A.K.A. SIXERS SHOOTAROUND...

    Grantland Staff

    Michael Carter-Williams is here to make basketball fun again. What. Is. Happening!? Zach Lowe: Here's how bad it was: My annual column of "bold" predictions hadn't been out even 30 minutes when an executive on a non-Sixers team emailed to cha...

    Blog | November 04, 2013
  2. NBA Job Interview: Cody Zeller (With Scouting Report!)

    Grantland Staff

    Jalen Rose and Bill Simmons talk to NBA draft prospect Cody Zeller about adjusting to NBA pick-and-rolls, fighting his older brothers on the court, and how it kind of looks like he is falling over when he makes a move to the basket. Check out the vid...

    Blog | June 26, 2013
  3. NBA Job Interview: Michael Carter-Williams (With Scouting Report!...

    Grantland Staff

    Jalen Rose and Bill Simmons talk to NBA draft prospect Michael Carter-Williams about transitioning from Syracuse's zone defense to man-to-man defense in the NBA, and the upsides of being an unselfish teammate. Then, Bill gets a little too excited abo...

    Blog | June 24, 2013
  4. NBA Job Interview: Mason Plumlee (With Scouting Report!)

    Grantland Staff

    Jalen Rose and Bill Simmons ask Mason Plumlee about what his brother has told him about playing in the league, his fear of playing against Carmelo, and getting a suit that fits when you are 6-foot-11. Check out the full interview below, followed by B...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  5. NBA Job Interview: Ben McLemore (With Scouting Report!)

    Grantland Staff

    Jalen Rose and Bill Simmons talk to NBA draft prospect Ben McClemore about the comparisons to Ray Allen, his struggles with poverty, and his reputation for having trouble asserting himself. Check out a short clip below, followed by Brett Koremenos's ...

    Blog | June 20, 2013
  6. NBA Playoffs Short-Attention-Span Power Rankings: Too Close for C...

    Grantland Staff

    A survey of the players and teams making moves in last night's NBA action. 1. Tim Duncan Brett Koremenos: Of all the great narratives basketball gives us, the most exciting is when an all-time great, probably one a little past his prime, turns ba...

    Blog | May 22, 2013
  7. NBA Playoffs Short-Attention-Span Power Rankings: The Walking Dea...

    Grantland Staff

    A survey of the players and teams making moves in last night's NBA action. 1. "Playoff Basketball" (All GIFs by @HeyBelinda) Your browser does not support iframes. Chris Ryan: I think it was Pete Carril who said the the playoffs...

    Blog | May 02, 2013
  8. NBA Shootaround: The Sweet Smell of Success

    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 Silver Lining of the Neglect ...

    Blog | April 04, 2013
  9. NBA Shootaround: I LIKE MY MEATBALLS SPICY

    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. Italian Ice There's really no wa...

    Blog | January 24, 2013
  10. 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
  11. Grantland staff predictions for 2013

    Grantland Staff

    Our staff's fearless predictions for 2013.

    Story | Conversation | December 27, 2012
  12. NBA Shootaround: Season Predictions!

    Grantland Staff

    So much amazing is happening, and the Shootaround crew is here to help you keep track of it all. Here, we make some predictions about the coming NBA season, ranging from the well-founded to the outlandish. Rondooooooooooooooooooooooooo!!!! Welcom...

    Blog | October 30, 2012
  13. Who Is the Next JaVale McGee?

    Grantland Staff

    Last season JaVale McGee delighted us with his investigative journalism, sense of direction, singing of Adele, and follow-up dunking. We will no doubt continue to cover JaVale's ups and downs, along with the exploits of his onetime partner in crime, ...

    Blog | October 24, 2012
  14. NBA Media Day Shootaround

    Grantland Staff

    It's baaaaaack. The NBA Shootaround crew is here to go over the best and brightest story lines coming out of media day and the opening days of NBA training camp. Basketball, basketball, basketball, basketball, basketball!!! Kobe Clearly Still Mad...

    Blog | October 03, 2012
  15. NBA Finals Shootaround: The Once and Future King

    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 Gift There's a natural incli...

    Blog | June 22, 2012
  16. The Grantland staff weighs in on the end of our national NBA nigh...

    Grantland Staff

    An over-the-top, totally ridiculously long, undeniably giddy appreciation of the return of the NBA by the Grantland staff.

    Story | Conversation | November 28, 2011