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  1. 2015 NBA Trade Value, Part 1

    Bill Simmons

    Reason no. 228 why I love writing the just-about-annual "Who Has The Highest Trade Value In The NBA?" column: Derrick Rose, January 23, 2015. After Rose upended LeBron's budding MVP Award dynasty in 2011, Chicagoans l...

    Blog | January 23, 2015
  2. 15 Years of NBA Trade Value

    Bill Simmons

    Check out Bill Simmons's annual rankings of the most valuable pieces in the NBA stretching all the way back to 2001, collected for the first time. And check back soon for this year's installment....

    Blog | January 22, 2015
  3. How Old-Timey Can Byron Scott and the Lakers Get?

    Jason Concepcion

    As the NBA season draws near, Grantland's NBA staff will be asking and attempting to answer a series of 20 pressing questions facing players, teams, and coaches. Everyone knows that a 3-pointer is worth more than a 2. What Byron Scott pr...

    Blog | October 24, 2014
  4. The NFL's Out-of-Nowhere Players

    Bill Barnwell

    The National Football League is an enormous organization with a lot of players. It's actually pretty staggering. The NBA mandates an average of at least 14 players per team, meaning there are about 420 active NBA players during the season. NHL r...

    Blog | October 02, 2014
  5. 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
  6. Bill and Jalen’s 2014 NBA Mock Draft: The Cavs Should Trade...

    Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose

    Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose break down how they think the 2014 NBA draft SHOULD play out. It's hard to say who is struggling more, the NBA teams trying to decide what to do with their picks, or Bill and Jalen trying to use the touch-screen monit...

    Blog | June 26, 2014
  7. The Shot Doctor

    Bill Barnwell

    On Tuesday, Gregg Popovich was named NBA Coach of the Year, becoming just the third person in league history to receive the Red Auerbach Trophy three times. His team went a league-best 62-20, without a single player averaging 30 min...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  8. How to Fix the First Round of the NBA Playoffs

    Bill Barnwell

    The NBA has never really gotten the first round of its playoff structure right. Those series were in a best-of-three format as recently as 1983, and then the NBA expanded the first round to a best-of-five approach the following year...

    Blog | April 22, 2014
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. NBA Bag: The Phil Jackson–to-the-Knicks Theory

    Bill Simmons

    Editor's note: Every Wednesday from now until the final day of the regular season (April 16), I am cranking out an all-NBA mailbag for the Triangle with a 5,000-word limit. My only goal for this week: cranking something that doesn't just de...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  12. B.S. Report: George Gervin

    Bill Simmons

    NBA legend George "The Iceman" Gervin sits down with Bill Simmons to tell tales of his ABA and NBA career. He talks about the merger and playing one-on-one with Dr. J. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the B.S. Report on iTunes, a...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  13. NBA Bag: 10 Steps to Tanking Perfection

    Bill Simmons

    Editor's note: Every Wednesday from now until the final day of the regular season (April 16), I am cranking out an all-NBA mailbag for the Triangle with a 5,000-word limit. As always, these are actual emails from actual readers. We're tackl...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  14. Bill and Jalen's NBA Recap: The Second Birdmester, Day 2!

    Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose

    Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose start their NBA power rankings with the teams in the "Sorry for Jabari" group, move on to the "Walking Dead," then the teams in "No-Man's-Land," and finish with "The Chameleons." Then, Bill and Jalen finish their power ...

    Blog | January 09, 2014
  15. Bill and Jalen's NBA Recap: The Second Birdmester!

    Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose

    In the second Birdmester of the NBA season, Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose discuss the highly touted 2014 NBA draft class and ask who the "Keep Gettin' Dem Checks" MVP is thus far. (You can find the podcast and Part 2 of the video after the jump!) ...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  16. 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