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  1. Ben Detrick



    Ben Detrick has contributed to the New York Times, Village Voice, and Esquire.com. He lives in New York City. Follow him on Twitter at @bdetrick.

  2. HINKIEEEEEEEEEEE! Taking Stock of the Sixers Draft Rumors

    Ben Detrick

    Sixers GM Sam Hinkie has maintained radio silence for a month. The team's workouts with potential draft picks are closed to the public. And last week, when intrepid beat reporters skulked too close to the Philadelphia College of Os...

    Blog | June 24, 2014
  3. Who’s That Guy? Henry Sims!

    Ben Detrick

    Who Is He? Philadelphia 76ers center Henry Sims Where Is He From? Baltimore, Maryland Years Played: Two Follow the Bouncing Ball: After averaging around 12 points and six rebounds as a senior at Georgetown, Sims was snubbed in the 2012 draft...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  4. 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
  5. We Went There: The Ubiquitous Raekwon and the Festivalization of ...

    Ben Detrick

    Much of the East Coast spent last week huddled beneath an onslaught of wintry mix — but down in balmy South Beach, the glaciers of ice were embedded in the lyrics of Raekwon the Chef. See, at Art Basel, the annual art festival that has rippled ...

    Blog | December 09, 2013
  6. So You Want to Attend a Miami Heat Game?

    Ben Detrick

    So you want to attend a Miami Heat game, huh? To do it right, you need to dress as if you're going to the club. Not a pretentious one where suspender-clad mixologists painstakingly measure absinthe in mason jars. More like a place where jeroboams...

    Blog | December 05, 2013
  7. NBA Shootaround: Setting the Pace

    Grantland Staff

    So much amazing is happening, and the Shootaround crew is back 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 Undefeated Kirk Goldsberry: ...

    Blog | November 07, 2013
  8. NBA Shootaround: Grand Opening

    Grantland Staff

    So much amazing is happening, and the Shootaround crew is back 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. We Can Be Heroes ... Just for One...

    Blog | October 31, 2013
  9. The Cost of Being Allen Iverson

    Ben Detrick

    After the first day of the Memphis Grizzlies' 2009 training camp, Allen Iverson ate a bag of Doritos and a Styrofoam carton of fried chicken wings in a Birmingham hotel room. The grub came from an eatery called Hong Kong Seafood, a grimy joint where ...

    Blog | October 31, 2013
  10. But I Want to Believe! Turning to Vince Gilligan's Own Words to D...

    Ben Detrick

    The final episode of Breaking Bad was an exhibition of mechanical precision that would have made the Germans at Madrigal Electromotive GmbH soil their Detlef Schrempf throwbacks. After countless thingamajigs had clicked and whirled, Walter White was ...

    Blog | October 04, 2013
  11. The Bizarre Brilliance of Andrew Bynum's Time in Philadelphia

    Ben Detrick

    Last week, Andrew Bynum agreed to a deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers. For a 25-year-old All-Star center who won two titles with the Lakers, the terms of Bynum's incentive-freighted deal are fantastically reasonable: Only $6 million and the first sea...

    Blog | July 15, 2013
  12. NBA Free-Agency Shootaround: Independence Day

    Grantland Staff

    So much amazing is happening, and the Shootaround crew is here to help you keep track of it all. Here, you'll find takes on all the big free-agency transactions of the last few days, along with some of the not-so-big ones. It's Expected, I'm Gone ...

    Blog | July 08, 2013
  13. Holiday, Hinkie, Noel, and the Night That Changed the Sixers

    Ben Detrick

    For the Sixers, last season was a seeping hell ship. Creaky-kneed center Andrew Bynum dedicated his year to dominating the international flamenco dancing circuit, trade-jettisoned young talent flourished in Orlando, and coach Doug Collins's proud pur...

    Blog | June 28, 2013
  14. NBA Shootaround: All-Time Great Draft Moments

    Grantland Staff

    So much amazing will be happening tonight, and the Shootaround crew is here to help you look back on some of the unforgettable moments from NBA drafts past. Derrick Rose, no. 1 overall, Chicago Bulls, 2008 Robert Mays: The real moment had c...

    Blog | June 27, 2013
  15. NBA Finals Shootaround: Just Like Heaven

    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. 10 Thoughts Written Less Than a M...

    Blog | June 19, 2013
  16. NBA Finals Shootaround: A Manu-Splendored Thing

    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. GINOBBBBBBBIILLIIIIII Robert...

    Blog | June 17, 2013
  17. NBA Finals Shootaround: Hi, Haters

    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. Pagan Rituals netw3rk: In th...

    Blog | June 14, 2013