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  1. CourtVision: The Jordan Rules

    Kirk Goldsberry

    The early-season success of Jordan Crawford is so peculiar that it's hard to know where to begin. Let's start with this: Fifty-eight players have attempted at least 95 midrange shots, but nobody has made a higher percentage of them than Crawford. Her...

    Blog | December 13, 2013
  2. How Efficient Is a Post-up Play?

    Brett Koremenos

    Earlier this week, Grantland ran a Q&A between Zach Lowe and Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens. Among the fun tidbits of basketball knowledge sprinkled throughout this was an interesting conversation about post play. Here is the short exchan...

    Blog | December 13, 2013
  3. About Last Night: Doc's House Call

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy running into a heavily padded man one last time for the kids, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday: Former Boston head coach Doc Rivers's emotional return to Boston was a success as his Clippers came from behind to...

    Blog | December 12, 2013
  4. Q&A: Coach Brad Stevens on His Surprising Celtics and the New Jor...

    Zach Lowe

    Boston shocked the NBA landscape twice within a two-week period last summer, first dealing Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce to Brooklyn, and then hiring Brad Stevens seemingly out of nowhere as Doc Rivers's replacement. No one seemed to even know Steven...

    Blog | December 11, 2013
  5. Sports Guy Vault: Remembering Len Bias on What Would Have Been Hi...

    Grantland Staff

    Len Bias would have turned 50 years old today. His death, brought on from cardiac arrhythmia due to cocaine use, just two days after being selected by the Boston Celtics as the no. 2 pick in the 1986 NBA Draft, has become one of sports' great caution...

    Blog | November 18, 2013
  6. About Last Weekend: Cowboys Get Corralled

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy playing quarterback for the Green Bay Packers, here's what you missed in sports last weekend: In a Sunday-night battle of division leaders, the New Orleans Saints ran roughshod over the Dallas Cowboys in a 49-17 win. "It wa...

    Blog | November 11, 2013
  7. Early-Season NBA Surprises Shootaround, A.K.A. SIXERS SHOOTAROUND...

    Grantland Staff

    Michael Carter-Williams is here to make basketball fun again. What. Is. Happening!? Zach Lowe: Here's how bad it was: My annual column of "bold" predictions hadn't been out even 30 minutes when an executive on a non-Sixers team emailed to cha...

    Blog | November 04, 2013
  8. The Triangle All-Stars: J.J. Redick and Kelly Olynyk

    Chris Ryan and Andrew Sharp

    Compiling the Triangle NBA All-Stars offers a way for us to celebrate the players we love way too much. You can see the other entries in the series here. Check out the latest additions, J.J. Redick and Andrea Bargnani, below. Hey, guys ... it ain'...

    Blog | October 18, 2013
  9. Bill and Jalen's NBA Preview: Boston Celtics

    Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose

    Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose are back with a breakdown of the Celtics' upcoming season that includes a potential trade sending Rajon Rondo out of Boston and a revelation that Jalen used to routinely deface the Celtics' home floor as a tribute to Larry...

    Blog | October 08, 2013
  10. 25-Day NBA Warning: Rondooooooooooooooo!

    Chris Ryan

    Derrick's back, and Russell's gonna be back (eventually), and Kobe will be back as soon as he gets done sacrificing a barrel of kittens to Marduk, the great healer of Babylon. But if I'm being honest, the player I'm most excited to see return to the ...

    Blog | October 04, 2013
  11. 43-Day NBA Warning: When the Apocalypse Comes, Jordan Crawford Wi...

    Andrew Sharp

    What's that? You were wondering exactly how many days until the start of the NBA season? Well, you're in luck! The Triangle is counting down the days for all of us. When we last left Jordan Crawford, it was the night the Knicks showed up to Madis...

    Blog | September 16, 2013
  12. B.S. Report: Danny Ainge

    Bill Simmons

    Bill Simmons talks to Celtics GM Danny Ainge about the Brooklyn trade, losing Doc Rivers, and his time playing in the NBA. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the B.S. Report on iTunes, and check out our podcasts page....

    Blog | September 06, 2013
  13. Dispatches From NBA Summer League in Orlando, Day 3

    Brett Koremenos

    Another day in Orlando, another day of interesting developments. I must say, I feel fortunate to even be able to write another column today. Yesterday, I watched with some serious trepidation as Joey Crawford approached Rasheed Wallace only to &#8230...

    Blog | July 10, 2013
  14. About Last Weekend: Rocket Man

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy spending your holiday weekend reeling after rewatching Independence Day only to discover that, Pullman and Goldblum aside, it's a pretty bad film, here's what you missed in sports over the July 4 weekend: Houston secured th...

    Blog | July 08, 2013
  15. An Open Couch-Crashing Invitation to KG and Paul Pierce From a Br...

    Amos Barshad

    Dear Paul and Kevin, I can't even imagine how you're feeling this morning. The fact that Ainge went ahead and did it last night — blew up the Boston Celtics — is hard enough for a fan like me to stomach. Like any other C's partisan wit...

    Blog | June 28, 2013
  16. About Last Night: What Happens in Vegas, Goes to Cleveland

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out tasting wine with other beautiful people in France, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday. In a surprising turn of events, the Cleveland Cavaliers selected Anthony Bennett with the first pick of the NBA draft. Victor ...

    Blog | June 28, 2013