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  1. B.S. Report: Zach Lowe

    Bill Simmons

    Bill Simmons and Grantland's Zach Lowe give their thoughts on the NBA playoff matchups, who they think the breakout young star will be, and the NBA awards ballots. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the B.S. Report on iTunes, and check o...

    Blog | April 18, 2014
  2. Bill and Jalen’s Playoffs Preview: The NBA Heat Check Champ...

    Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose

    Can the Heat three-peat? What's at stake for Kevin Durant? Will Indiana bounce back? And how pathetic is the Eastern Conference? Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose have all the answers - OK, maybe too many answers - about the N...

    Blog | April 18, 2014
  3. The World’s Most Exclusive Club

    Bill Simmons

    There's a great scene in North Dallas Forty, from all the way back in 1979, when the owner of a fictional football team is watching practice with business associates. He worries aloud about his team's playoff chances, so one of them respond...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  4. Bill and Jalen’s Playoffs Preview: LeBron, the Best Finals,...

    Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose

    Can the Heat three-peat? What's at stake for Kevin Durant? Will Indiana bounce back? And how pathetic is the Eastern Conference? Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose have all the answers - OK, maybe too many answers - about the N...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  5. Bill and Jalen’s Playoffs Preview! (With Special Guest Drak...

    Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose

    Can the Heat three-peat? What's at stake for Kevin Durant? Will Indiana bounce back? And how pathetic is the Eastern Conference? Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose have all the answers - OK, maybe too many answers - about the N...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  6. Bill and Jalen’s Playoffs Preview! (Day 2!)

    Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose

    Can the Heat three-peat? What's at stake for Kevin Durant? Will Indiana bounce back? And how pathetic is the Eastern Conference? Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose have all the answers - OK, maybe too many answers - about the N...

    Blog | April 15, 2014
  7. Bill and Jalen’s Playoffs Preview!

    Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose

    Can the Heat three-peat? What's at stake for Kevin Durant? Will Indiana bounce back? And how pathetic is the Eastern Conference? Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose have all the answers - OK, maybe too many answers - about the N...

    Blog | April 14, 2014
  8. NBA Mailbag: This Is the End

    Bill Simmons

    I know, I know ...; we're two days late with the weekly NBA bag again. In my defense, my entire life revolves around the free-falling Celtics, Chad Ford's Big Board 8.0 and endless conversations about Wiggins, Ja...

    Blog | April 11, 2014
  9. Letterman’s Last Great Moment

    Bill Simmons

    The old man set it up masterfully. He mentioned that his 67th birthday was coming up and waited for the "APPLAUSE" sign to flicker off. Sixty-seven. He'd been hosting a late-night show for half his life, he real...

    Blog | April 08, 2014
  10. Fixing the NBA Playoffs

    Bill Simmons

    I didn't write an NBA Bag on Thursday because I knew David Letterman was stepping down. I wrote an NBA Bag because I've been doing mailbags ever since I started writing this column in 1997 ...; and only because I loved Letterman&#...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  11. An ‘Above the Rim’ Roundtable

    Bill Simmons, Rafe Bartholomew and Andrew Sharp

    In the year 1994, the movies were great. Greater than usual. Blockbuster or indie, rom-com or action thriller, there was something indelible about so many of them. Throughout 2014, Grantland will look back at some of the most memorable, belo...

    Blog | April 02, 2014
  12. B.S. Report: JackO and Jonah Keri

    Bill Simmons

    Bill Simmons calls up his buddy JackO to talk Yankees-Red Sox, then Grantland's Jonah Keri joins the show to predict the Rookie of the Year and World Series contenders. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the B.S. Report on iTunes,...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  13. The Action Hero Championship Belt

    Bill Simmons

    Before Steve McQueen, Hollywood didn't produce action movies in the modern sense. You never saw John Wayne trapped on a luxury yacht with scheming terrorists, or Paul Newman tearing through Paris to find his kidnapped daughter. If you needed a t...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  14. The Best (Fictional) Quarterback of All Time

    Bill Barnwell and Shea Serrano

    Last week, Shea Serrano tweeted at me asking whether I'd ever ranked the best movie and TV quarterbacks. While Bill Simmons ranked the NFL quarterbacks by fictitious counterparts, amazingly, I had never done a full movie and TV ranking. Obv...

    Blog | March 20, 2014
  15. NBA Bag: Figuring Out the Ever-Changing, Pick-Swapping 2014 Draft...

    Bill Simmons

    Editor's note: We're taking next Wednesday off from the NBA Bag, then writing three more for the Triangle on April 2, April 9 and April 16 (last day of the regular season). We might keep it going through the playoffs if the questions are go...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  16. B.S. Report: Chuck Klosterman

    Bill Simmons

    To subscribe to the (brand-new!) Grantland Podcast YouTube channel, click here. Bill Simmons talks to Chuck Klosterman about college basketball and potential moves by NBA coaches before discussing the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Lis...

    Blog | March 18, 2014