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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. Grantland Channel: Fake NBA Trades With Bill Simmons and Doug Col...

    Grantland Channel

    In a segment from NBA Countdown, Bill Simmons fake-trades Blake Griffin for Kevin Love, Arron Afflalo to the Thunder, and Paul Millsap to the Rockets while Doug Collins explains why those deals won't happen in real life. Also, Simmons somehow fake-tr...

    Blog | December 16, 2013
  4. About Last Night: Clippers KO OKC

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy waiting for some good news in the world of football, seriously, any good news, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday: In a chippy Western Conference matchup that saw Matt Barnes and Serge Ibaka get ejected, Blake Gr...

    Blog | November 14, 2013
  5. 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
  6. The X-Files: DeAndre Jordan

    Chris Ryan

    In the lead-up to the 2013-14 NBA season, Grantland will examine key players — X factors — for contending teams. You know how sometimes you go to a bar and once you get your bearings, you see that there is clearly someone there wh...

    Blog | October 29, 2013
  7. Bill and Jalen's NBA Preview: Memphis Grizzlies and New York Knic...

    Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose

    Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose aren't impressed with what the Grizzlies did in the offseason, but they are impressed with Gus's Fried Chicken and Zach Randolph's dominance over Blake Griffin. New York Knicks Bill and Jalen wonder about the Knicks as...

    Blog | October 22, 2013
  8. Bill and Jalen's NBA Preview: Memphis Grizzlies

    Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose

    Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose aren't impressed with what the Grizzlies did in the offseason, but they are impressed with Gus's Fried Chicken and Zach Randolph's dominance over Blake Griffin. For more of Bill and Jalen's NBA Previews, click here....

    Blog | October 22, 2013
  9. 26-Day NBA Warning: R.I.P., Lob City

    Chris Ryan

    "Lob City doesn't exist anymore." Welcome to Blake Griffin's Kurt Cobain period. This is going to be stupid. In pop culture, it's pretty normal to see artists disavow the very thing that made them popular or relevant in the first place. You don't ...

    Blog | October 03, 2013
  10. Why the System, and Not Its Pieces, Will Determine the Clippers' ...

    Jared Dubin

    It's been quite the offseason for the Los Angeles Clippers. By re-signing Chris Paul, snatching Doc Rivers away from the Celtics, turning Eric Bledsoe's potential and Caron Butler's contract into J.J. Redick and Jared Dudley, and retaining Matt Barne...

    Blog | July 15, 2013
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. We Went There: Memphis Takes Game 5 and Control From the Clippers...

    Robert Mays

    Together, they're the best frontcourt in basketball, but in last night's 103-93 Game 5 win, Marc Gasol and Zach Randolph did it one at a time. It started with Gasol, just after the second half began. Memphis had a six-point lead by the end of two qua...

    Blog | May 01, 2013
  16. NBA Playoffs Short-Attention-Span Power Rankings: Clippers-Grizzl...

    Chris Ryan

    A survey of the players and teams making moves in last night's L.A.-Memphis game. 1. Chris Paul (All GIFs by @HeyBelinda) I guess when you have someone who plays crunch time in bullet time, it's not really crunch time, is it? When you have...

    Blog | April 23, 2013