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  1. NBA Shootaround: Astronaut Status

    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. BASEketball Chris Ryan: For t...

    Blog | January 09, 2014
  2. NBA Shootaround: New Year's Resolutions

    Grantland Staff

    For the first Shootaround of 2014, the gang decided to do some New Year's resolutions. Some are for specific NBA players, coaches, or mascots. Some are for us. They are all, in the end, for you. We'll be back next week with your regularly scheduled d...

    Blog | January 02, 2014
  3. The Lakers and the Miracle of No Expectations

    Andrew Sharp

    First: "Wait, is this happening?" Then: "WHAT IS HAPPENING?" Finally: "Did that really just happen?" That was Lakers-Clippers on Tuesday night. And I know it was just one regular-season NBA game, most of the East Coast was asleep, and it...

    Blog | October 30, 2013
  4. The Clippers Welcome Doc Rivers, Even Greater Expectations

    Robert Mays

    For some, it took yesterday's scene in Playa Vista — Doc Rivers, seated in front of a Clippers background, just behind a branded placard bearing his name — to believe this was real. As the rumors of a Rivers trade began, and through the n...

    Blog | June 27, 2013
  5. Six Degrees of the Doc Rivers Trade

    Andrew Sharp

    There are two fairly recent precedents for what happened with the Clippers and Celtics and Doc Rivers over the past 10 days. The first began on June 5, 1995, when Pat Riley, while still under contract with the Knicks, sent a secret 14-point memo to t...

    Blog | June 24, 2013
  6. From Genius to Dolt: On the Intriguing Open Jobs in Toronto and L...

    Zach Lowe

    The long game in the NBA is fickle. Luck intertwines with talent to determine long-term success in a 30-team league in which having at least one of the top 20 players (and preferably one of the top 10) is required for championship contention. The luc...

    Blog | May 23, 2013
  7. Game 6 Madness: The Keys to a Killer Night of Playoff Basketball

    Zach Lowe

    Do you guys remember the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs? They're still in the playoffs, I swear! That Heat-Bucks series was actually this season. I know — it seems like it might have been Miami's first-round series last season, but it really ...

    Blog | May 03, 2013
  8. NBA Playoffs Shootaround: Are You Fired Up?

    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. He Ate the Bones Bucks coach...

    Blog | April 22, 2013
  9. Why Matt Barnes, of All People, Could Be the Key to a Clippers Pl...

    Zach Lowe

    Two nights ago, as the Spurs and Thunder tangled in a rematch of last season's most exciting playoff series, it was easy to drool over another San Antonio–Oklahoma City conference finals. The old lion, its pinpoint system bolstered by some new ...

    Blog | March 13, 2013
  10. NBA Short-Attention-Span Power Rankings: The People vs. Brandon K...

    Chris Ryan and Robert Mays

    A survey of the players and teams making moves in last night's NBA action. 1. Brandon Knight Why jump B. Knight?!- Harrison Barnes (@HBarnes) March 11, 2013 Chris Ryan: Because you're supposed to jump, dummy! You're supposed to sto...

    Blog | March 11, 2013
  11. NBA Shootaround: And You May Ask Yourself, How Did I Get Here?

    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. Tower of Power Chris Ryan: Y...

    Blog | March 07, 2013
  12. NBA Short-Attention-Span Power Rankings: The Best Point Guard in ...

    Chris Ryan

    A survey of the players and teams making moves in last night's NBA action. 1. Chris Paul Because it was a light night of action, and it's a long day of piping-hot unique takes here on the Triangle, I'm not going to weigh you down with a ton o...

    Blog | March 01, 2013
  13. Unit Watch: The Heat's Problem on Defense

    Zach Lowe

    We went through this last season with Miami. The Heat allowed the fourth-most 3-point attempts in the league — while playing at a below-average pace — and watched opponents hit a whopping 36.3 percent of those 3s. From 1998-99 through 201...

    Blog | November 15, 2012
  14. How the Clippers Can Become Elite

    Zach Lowe

    In the second week of last season, the Blazers went into Oklahoma City and worked to such a polished, smart road win over the Thunder that it felt like Portland was announcing itself as a legitimate threat in the Western Conference. LaMarcus Aldridge...

    Blog | November 08, 2012
  15. How Can Team USA Use Blake Griffin Effectively?

    Sebastian Pruiti

    Blake Griffin, Andre Iguodala, and James Harden secured the final three spots on the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team, beating out Eric Gordon, Rudy Gay, and no. 1 draft pick Anthony Davis. Griffin may be the most interesting selection, because, mo...

    Blog | July 10, 2012
  16. A Treasury of NBA Players With Joakim Noah's Hair

    Grantland Staff

    Today! On Grantland! Bill Simmons writes: Joakim Noah: The bad news: Making $60 million through 2016 .... and we have no idea if the Bulls can survive offensively playing Noah in crunch time in June. The good news: He's played better after a botch...

    Blog | March 09, 2012