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  1. We Went There: Arizona Is Terrifying, But UCLA Gave the Cats a Sc...

    Danny Chau

    My ears started stinging with about two minutes left in the game. That's around the time when Jordan Adams, who was having a miserable shooting night, drilled a 3 that brought UCLA all the way back to a tie with no. 1 Arizona, 68-68. Ryan Hollins's f...

    Blog | January 10, 2014
  2. NBA Weather Report

    Jason Gallagher

    January 6, 2014 — Many parts of the Midwest and upper Northeast braced for a blast of bad NBA play this Monday morning. Schools and businesses have shut down and folks are being asked to stay in their homes. The severe basketball is expected to...

    Blog | January 06, 2014
  3. Mark Titus's College Basketball Mailbag, Part 2

    Mark Titus

    Check out Part 1, here. Hit us with your NBA draft big board right now. — Peter J. Excluding Dante Exum, because you're out of your mind if you think I'm following guys who don't play college basketball, here's how I'd draft them today...

    Blog | December 31, 2013
  4. Mark Titus's College Basketball Mailbag, Part 1

    Mark Titus

    Christmas was last week, but everyone knows the holiday essentially runs from Festivus to New Year's, so Merry Christmas everybody! My gift to you comes in the form of a mailbag. This was supposed to be a "mini-mailbag," but thanks to the nearly 300 ...

    Blog | December 30, 2013
  5. 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
  6. How to Survive Bad Basketball

    netw3rk

    The NBA season is 82 games long, and for fans of many teams, to watch those games is to enter an endless, Kafkaesque hellscape that lives outside of time. Non-fans simply avoid the sight of such teams unless some other interest-inducing factor compel...

    Blog | December 18, 2013
  7. The reliance on the 3-pointer and whether or not it's hurting the...

    Zach Lowe

    Is a heavy reliance on the 3-pointer the future of basketball? Plus, a few things to like and not like in the NBA this week.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2013
  8. Don't Forget About Jerami Grant!

    Ben Detrick

    You've heard more than enough about this cohort of collegiate freshmen, whose potential greatness has convinced the NBA's lottery-oriented general managers to infect their own players with West Nile virus. But the sophomore class has a few guys with ...

    Blog | December 16, 2013
  9. How Efficient Is a Post-up Play?

    Brett Koremenos

    Earlier this week, Grantland ran a Q&A between Zach Lowe and Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens. Among the fun tidbits of basketball knowledge sprinkled throughout this was an interesting conversation about post play. Here is the short exchan...

    Blog | December 13, 2013
  10. Introducing a Revolutionary New NBA Stat: Want It More (WIM)

    Jason Gallagher

    Since the dawn of Moreyball, we've seen a raging battle between stat geeks and narrative poets. Though the tides are dramatically rising on the side of statistical analysis, there are still plenty of old-school basketball minds who prefer to judge a ...

    Blog | December 11, 2013
  11. Mark Titus's Top 12 NCAA Power Rankings - The rise of Wisconsin a...

    Mark Titus

    The rise of the Wisconsin Buzzcuts and a topsy-turvy week in college basketball.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2013
  12. How Andre Iguodala is like Scottie Pippen

    Jonathan Abrams

    Andre Iguodala, one of the most versatile players in the NBA, could be the key to a championship for Golden State, but it took him years to find the right teammates — and some respect.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2013
  13. Bill Simmons on the NBA's Eastern Conference

    Bill Simmons

    Save for two teams, the Eastern Conference is a muddled mess of mediocre players, bad executives and even worse contracts.

    Story | Conversation | December 06, 2013
  14. UNC Over Michigan State, and a Quick Note About College Hoops Thi...

    Andrew Sharp

    I should probably say up front that I'm horribly biased as a lifelong UNC fan, but if anything, my bias this year translates as all sorts of negativity and rock-bottom expectations. This made last night's win at Michigan State even more bizarre. ...

    Blog | December 05, 2013
  15. Mark Titus's Top 12 NCAA Power Rankings - Is Arizona the best tea...

    Mark Titus

    Let's get way ahead of ourselves: Is this the best Arizona team ever?

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2013
  16. NCAA Scouting Report: Creighton's Doug McDermott

    Brett Koremenos

    As a player who has been on the radar of NBA teams for quite some time, Creighton's Doug McDermott has faced as much scrutiny as any prospect in the draft. Three years of college basketball is ample time for NBA scouts and executives to pick apart th...

    Blog | November 27, 2013