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  1. NBA Shootaround: What Do We Know After One Month?

    Grantland Staff

    We're one month into the NBA season. To make sense of it all, we've asked our Shootaround crew to talk about a few things that we think we know after 30 awesome days of basketball. Victor Decolongon/Getty Images Jason Concepcion: Here are...

    Blog | November 26, 2014
  2. Kobe’s Beautiful Madness: Understanding the Lakers’ A...

    Zach Lowe

    Watching the Lakers right now is honestly unlike anything I can remember in my NBA life. They have transcended basketball and become some meta public art piece that we can all enjoy. Watching them play, and in particular watching Kobe Bryant play...

    Blog | November 24, 2014
  3. Are You Ready for the Big-Man Renaissance?

    Andrew Sharp

    For a long time now, it's been popular to worry about the decline of big men in the NBA. Lately, it hasn't even been a worry. It's just a fact. It happened for a couple different reasons. The NBA eliminated handcheck rules, which made...

    Blog | November 19, 2014
  4. NBA Half-Baked Ideas: Five Not-Quite-Foolproof Ways to Improve th...

    Kevin Wildes

    The following NBA Half-Baked Ideas are ordered from most plausible to most "C'mon, Wildes." Warning: These ideas are not fully baked. Old friends are like cacti. They've grown prickly and don't nee...

    Blog | October 28, 2014
  5. What the NBA’s Partnership With Brazil Means for the Future...

    Zach Lowe

    The NBA has struck a groundbreaking partnership with Brazil's top domestic basketball league in which the two will share best practices, marketing strategies, and player development techniques, per sources familiar with the situation. Th...

    Blog | October 27, 2014
  6. The Holy Hand of Brazil

    Amos Barshad

    The greatest player to have never played in the NBA? It's a peculiar distinction. He's a mystery, this man. Willingly, he kept his talent away from us. Those who saw him play happily share their stories in awed tones. Those who merely caug...

    Blog | October 22, 2014
  7. Who Will Be the First NBA Catfish Victim This Season?

    Jason Concepcion and Juliet Litman

    Paul George set the tone last year with a rumored catfishing scandal. Trey Burke reminded us last week that NBA players, too, can be subjected to an iCloud hack (or something). Online scandal awaits basketball players. Today we ask: Who will...

    Blog | October 07, 2014
  8. B.S. Report: Zach Lowe and Joe House

    Bill Simmons

    Zach Lowe and Joe House join Bill to discuss the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup, the NBA summer league, and the problems with the Oklahoma City Thunder. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the B.S. Report on iTunes, and check...

    Blog | July 28, 2014
  9. Titus’s NBA Draft Enigma All-Stars

    Mark Titus

    The most vital NBA draft coverage in the world continues today with the Enigma All-Stars. These are the pro prospects whom most casual basketball fans probably haven't seen play much. Some of you might not even know who the hell these guys...

    Blog | June 06, 2014
  10. NBA Playoffs Overnight: A Broken Clock Is Right Twice a Series

    netw3rk, Andrew Sharp and Danny Chau

    Your daily look at last night's NBA action. netw3rk: The Pacers' 2013-14 season has been a journey into basketball schizophrenia. Nothing makes sense. They started the season 15-1 as a relentless vise, squeezing opposing te...

    Blog | May 29, 2014
  11. Crying Foul: Understanding the Pacers’ Game 4 Free Throw Pr...

    Kirk Goldsberry

    Ask any basketball coach at any level, and they'll likely tell you the same thing: The best place to score is at the free throw line. This is particularly true in the NBA, and almost any time a player is given foul shot attempts, t...

    Blog | May 28, 2014
  12. NBA Playoffs Overnight: Turn the Page

    Danny Chau and netw3rk

    Your daily look at last night's NBA action. netw3rk: Joe Johnson - as you may have heard and have probably joked - is quite well compensated, even within the heady ranks of professional basketball players. It&...

    Blog | May 15, 2014
  13. Triangle All-Stars: The Final Roster for the People’s Dream...

    Andrew Sharp and Chris Ryan

    We have come to the end of the road with the NBA regular season. The playoffs start Saturday, and the basketball world will be thrown into chaos from here until mid-June. Zach Lowe has a preview of what's coming over here, but we couldn't l...

    Blog | April 18, 2014
  14. How's Your Draft Stock? Scouting Stauskas, Napier, Early, an...

    Brett Koremenos

    With all the hype surround the upcoming NBA draft class, the NCAA tournament has been as much about scouting as it has been about simply enjoying the games. When Kansas lost, we heard as much about what it meant for Andrew Wiggins and Joel E...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  15. 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
  16. 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