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  1. NBA Playoffs Overnight: Turn the Page

    Danny Chau and netw3rk

    Your daily look at last night's NBA action. netw3rk: Joe Johnson - as you may have heard and have probably joked - is quite well compensated, even within the heady ranks of professional basketball players. It&...

    Blog | May 15, 2014
  2. Avoiding NBA Extinction

    Zach Lowe

    Three more playoff series could end tonight, as we wrap perhaps the greatest first round in NBA history. Here's where each series stands after five games, and what we might see in Game 6 and (please?) Game 7. Neither team can stop the ot...

    Blog | May 02, 2014
  3. NBA Playoffs Winners and Losers, So Far

    Zach Lowe

    The first 72 hours of the NBA playoffs have been wild compared with last season's early chalk-fest. We've had nine competitive games out of 10, crazy finishes, a GM giving an ECW-style promo, massive scoring totals, and lots of other fun st...

    Blog | April 22, 2014
  4. NBA Playoffs Preview

    Zach Lowe

    Happy Playoffs Eve! Hug your loved ones, watch a movie (Gravity will still be good on television, right? Right? RIGHT????), and drink some beers, because after tonight, the NBA becomes all-consuming for two long months. Let's get right to it an...

    Blog | April 18, 2014
  5. The Midseason TV All-Star Team

    Andy Greenwald

    At the midpoint of their seasons, Major League Baseball, the NBA, and the NHL all stick to a similar script. The majority of players - and, by extension, those who write about the players - get a brief, much-needed breather while...

    Blog | February 19, 2014
  6. The NBA's Winter of Discontent: All the Drama You Might Have Miss...

    Chris Ryan

    Man, the holiday hangover hit the NBA with a force this week. After a quintupleheader of games on Christmas, you might have thought it was safe to turn your back on the league and spend some time with your family or your Xbox One. You would be wrong....

    Blog | January 02, 2014
  7. How to Survive Bad Basketball

    netw3rk

    The NBA season is 82 games long, and for fans of many teams, to watch those games is to enter an endless, Kafkaesque hellscape that lives outside of time. Non-fans simply avoid the sight of such teams unless some other interest-inducing factor compel...

    Blog | December 18, 2013
  8. We Went There: Nets-Sixers With a Brooklyn Fan Who Happens to Be ...

    Hua Hsu

    "An expectation of defeat." This was how my friend Chris explained his mind-set as a Nets fan in the 1990s — and they weren't even that bad back then! He grew up in Imlaystown, New Jersey, equidistant from Philadelphia and New York, in that...

    Blog | December 17, 2013
  9. 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
  10. About Last Whatever: Iron Bowl Chaos

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy foolishly enjoying the company of friends and family this holiday season without a television on in the background, here's what you missed in sports over the holiday: In one of the most stunning endings to a football game i...

    Blog | December 02, 2013
  11. NBA Betting Lines: Casualties of a Dice Game

    Jay Caspian Kang

    To date, My Scrabble Friend and I have made 67 bets on the NBA, including the picks from this column, and have won a whopping total of $10. This isn't bad, especially when you factor in the vig, but we have probably invested at least 50 hours in deve...

    Blog | November 25, 2013
  12. Abolish (Useless) NBA Divisions: Step 1 of a Radical Plan

    Zach Lowe

    The NBA landscape will look much different toward the end of the regular season than it does now, but it's still insane to think about. If the season ended today, the Toronto Raptors, who aren't even sure if they should be trying to win this season, ...

    Blog | November 22, 2013
  13. Dysfunction Junction: How Have the Cavs, Wizards, Knicks, and Net...

    Andrew Sharp and Chris Ryan

    Over the last couple of weeks, the Cleveland Cavaliers, Brooklyn Nets, New York Knicks, and Washington Wizards have all had players-only meetings. These kind of gatherings rarely happen when things are going well, so it should come as little surprise...

    Blog | November 22, 2013
  14. Put Me in, Coach: A Look at Good, Bad, and Bewildering NBA Rotati...

    Jim Cavan

    You don't just acquire depth in the NBA, you develop it. Sure, GMs can sign wily vets and boundlessly energetic youngsters to fill out the roster and spell their core players, but it's up to the head coach to take all those instruments and conduct an...

    Blog | November 13, 2013
  15. The beginning of a strange new season for the Celtics and the Net...

    Amos Barshad

    The beginning of a strange new season for Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, Rajon Rondo, and their respective teams.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2013
  16. The X-Files: Deron Williams

    Kirk Goldsberry

    In the lead-up to the 2013-14 NBA season, Grantland will examine key players — X factors — for contending teams. It was late in the third quarter of a Game 1 blowout in Brooklyn. The Nets were scorching their depleted visitors fro...

    Blog | October 23, 2013