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  1. About Last Night: Pacers Running Out of Time

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday. The Miami Heat routed the Pacers 115-85, taking a 3-2 series edge and battering the self-proclaimed Pacer tough guys along the way. "It's always a tough ...

    Blog | May 23, 2012
  2. The Nuclear Winter is Over: The New CBA, and How the Lawyers Save...

    Gabe Feldman

    Well, that was fun. After nearly 150 days of lawsuits, mediations, intramural flag football games with Kevin Durant, exhibition basketball games in Rucker Park with Kevin Durant, exhibition basketball games in Oklahoma City with Kevin Durant, and lat...

    Blog | December 02, 2011
  3. A Post-Lockout Trip to the Basketball Hall of Fame

    Peter Richmond

    "People get to keep their jobs — that's all I was concerned about," Don Young said on Saturday morning, standing a few feet away from a small, illuminated case that held one of Pete Maravich's socks. Don's a design engineer for Cablevision in t...

    Blog | November 29, 2011
  4. NBA Lockout: An Ode to Sweaters

    Wesley Morris

    And now: a collective "You've got to be kidding me." For weeks, whenever we saw Billy Hunter and David Stern -- respectively, National Basketball Players Association executive director and NBA commissioner -- they were in suits, the suit being, of co...

    Blog | November 28, 2011
  5. 25 Reasons Why We'll Miss the NBA Lockout

    Rembert Browne

    I love basketball and couldn't be more thrilled that we are having a NBA season. WITH. THAT. SAID. I was starting to get weirdly excited about the shenanigans that NBA players were about to get involved in. I love seeing these guys act like the...

    Blog | November 28, 2011
  6. An Economics Professor Explains Monday's NBA Lockout News

    Jonathan Abrams

    On Monday, the NBA labor negotiations completely imploded. Billy Hunter and Derek Fisher, with seemingly half of the NBA at their side, declared their intentions to disband the union and file an antitrust lawsuit against the league. In response, NBA ...

    Blog | November 14, 2011
  7. NBA Lockout: NBA Nuclear Winter Reading List

    Chris Ryan

    Abandon all hope ye who enter here. But don't abandon your reading glasses. This is terrible; the labor dispute between the NBA and its players is now moving out of the negotiating room and into the court room. Grantland has been covering the NBA...

    Blog | November 14, 2011
  8. The NBA Lockout Timeline

    Jonathan Abrams

    So this week was filled with more lengthy NBA lockout meetings, but no deal was reached. Next week, player representatives will go over the league's latest revised offer. In case you've forgotten, here a handy timeline that helps explain how we've ar...

    Blog | November 11, 2011
  9. After Marathon NBA Lockout Session, a Ride With Billy Hunter

    Jonathan Abrams

    Nearly every one of these NBA labor negotiations ends the same way. Press conference areas are set up, usually in adjacent rooms, and NBA commissioner David Stern and deputy commissioner Adam Silver and NBPA executive director Billy Hunter and Derek ...

    Blog | November 10, 2011
  10. Reporting on the Reporting From Friday's NBA Lockout Meeting (Upd...

    Jonathan Abrams

    Grantland's Jonathan Abrams is staking out Friday's NBA lockout meeting, and he's e-mailing us updates throughout the day. Can someone send Jonathan Abrams a pizza or something? He's probably in for a long day. From: Abrams Sent: Fri, Oct 28,...

    Blog | October 28, 2011
  11. B.S. Report: Billy Hunter

    Bill Simmons

    In our never-ending quest to figure out why the 2011-12 NBA season might get canceled immediately after one of the best seasons in league history, we finally landed Billy Hunter, executive director of the National Basketball Players Association, on t...

    Blog | October 24, 2011
  12. Nine Real Losers of the NBA Lockout

    Jordan Carr

    "Right now, Tuesday, Tuesday, Tuesday, just before my owners come into town, having brought in the labor relations committee and Billy [Hunter] having brought in his executive committee, it's time to make the deal," NBA commissioner David Stern said ...

    Blog | October 17, 2011
  13. Never Mind the NBA Lockout: Here's a Jonas Valanciunas Tribute Ra...

    Chris Ryan

    So! Awesome news, NBA fans! According to reports on Twitter, the executive director of the National Basketball Players Association has said: "We've advised (players) they may have to sit out half the season before we get a deal." Cool. We were not lo...

    Blog | September 13, 2011
  14. His Own Words: Ben Gordon on the NBA Lockout

    Jonathan Abrams

    As part of our coverage of the NBA lockout, Grantland's Jonathan Abrams spoke with Detroit Pistons guard Ben Gordon about playing overseas, Billy Hunter, and his offseason so far. Grantland: How has the lockout changed your typical offseason...

    Blog | August 16, 2011
  15. Lockout Watch: 'Billy Hunter is a Downer' Edition

    Ethan Trex

    Remember the NBA? That was great! Now all we have to pay attention to is the lockout. To make sense of it all, we've brought in Ethan Trex for a feature we're calling Lockout Watch. Earlier this week, National Basketball Players Association execut...

    Blog | August 05, 2011
  16. Lockout Watch: 'I'll See You in Court' Edition

    Ethan Trex

    Remember the NBA? That was great! Now all we have to pay attention to is the lockout. To make sense of it all, we've brought in Ethan Trex for a feature we're calling Lockout Watch. We've been waiting for over a month now for the triumphant return...

    Blog | August 03, 2011