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  1. The Definitive NBA Court Design Power Rankings

    Zach Lowe

    Welcome to what might become an annual tradition in these parts: using the doldrums of August and September to evaluate one of those bits of style that define the sensory experience of the NBA. When you're living and breathing the league, e...

    Blog | September 09, 2014
  2. Terry Crews Shares His Art With Jimmy Kimmel

    Zach Dionne

    Terry Crews is so good at so many things - smiling, screaming/exploding for Old Spice, being one of the best parts of Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Arrested Development Season 4, being jacked - it's already not even fair. BUT, ALSO, HE I...

    Blog | September 04, 2014
  3. Their Dinner With Andray

    Rafe Bartholomew

    Nineteen stories above downtown Miami, behind a glass wall that looks out on lounge chairs and cabanas surrounding a glimmering pool, inside an NBA-approved gymnasium where LeBron James once filmed a commercial, Andray Blatche stroked his first jump...

    Blog | August 28, 2014
  4. We Went There: Under Armour, Under the Bridge, at the Elite 24

    Jason Concepcion

    The tip of Pier 2, Brooklyn Bridge Park, jutting like a finger into the East River, is a pretty good place for a basketball game. It's framed by the skyline of lower Manhattan and the regal presence of the Brooklyn Bridge. Tugboats, water t...

    Blog | August 27, 2014
  5. We Went There: Heems Talks Life After Das Racist and Previews &ls...

    Zach Dionne

    Two days before I meet Himanshu Kumar Suri, a.k.a. Heems, a.k.a. one of the two rappers who brought "Combination Pizza Hut and Taco Bell" into the world, this is what he tweets: On a warm Wednesday in Brooklyn in early August, Heems isn&...

    Blog | August 14, 2014
  6. The Mecca in Decline

    Jordan Ritter Conn

    They sit in a Harlem church basement or a south Brooklyn deli, at an elite high school in Queens or a failing middle school on the Lower East Side, near Madison Square Garden or the Cage or the Rucker or some other calcified shrine, and they explain...

    Blog | July 31, 2014
  7. Disney's Making 'Brooklyn Family Robinson' With St...

    Zach Dionne

    The tale of Swiss Family Robinson has been remade three million times since the 1940 film based on Johann David Wyss's 1812 novel. The problem (apparently?) is that just about every adaptation - including the 1960 Disney v...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  8. (F)unorthodox: On the New Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Mind of J...

    Danny Chau

    There are countless magic shows in Las Vegas unworthy of your time, but the one that was worthy, the one conveniently right in front of you, you probably missed anyway. Milwaukee Bucks wunderkind Giannis Antetokounmpo split himself in two. It took 12...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  9. Girls in Hoodies Podcast: ‘Snowpiercer,’ Calabasas, a...

    Emily Yoshida and Molly Lambert

    Molly and Emily talk about Kim Kardashian's app game, Bong Joon-ho's Snowpiercer, Brooklyn, and Calabasas. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Network on iTunes, and check out our podcasts...

    Blog | July 17, 2014
  10. New Music Trend Alert: Teen Metal Is Upon Us

    Steven Hyden

    There's a teen metal band invasion afoot! Last week, a Brooklyn power trio with some serious Iron Maiden/early Metallica-style chops named Unlocking the Truth signed a five-album deal with Sony for $1.7 million, in spite of the ba...

    Blog | July 17, 2014
  11. R.I.P., Brooklyn Knight: 2012-2014

    Zach Lowe

    It has been a trying year for the league's mascot community. It started when the Raptor, one of the three or four best mascots in the league, tore his Achilles performing a trick at a team event. Toronto thought he would miss the whole seas...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  12. About Last Night: Battle of the Bay

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy parking your fleet of car-carrying trucks in LeBron James's driveway while you asked him if you could take a leak in his foyer, here are the top five stories you missed in sports on Wednesday: Jason Hammel&rsq...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  13. Gordon Hayward, Free Agency, and the NBA's Middle Class

    Zach Lowe

    As the world waits on LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, private planes, Vegas meetings, overpriced meals, and mystery pickup games, a few of the league's non-glamour teams are engaging in real and interesting transactions! The headliner is Gordon ...

    Blog | July 09, 2014
  14. The Lowe Post Podcast: Zach Lowe and Tim Bontemps

    Zach Lowe

    Zach talks to Tim Bontemps of the New York Post about the Jason Kidd fiasco, the state of the Nets, and free agency. Listen to the podcast here. To subscribe to Grantland's podcast YouTube channel, clic...

    Blog | July 03, 2014
  15. Why Jason Kidd's Move to Milwaukee Is Business as Usual

    netw3rk

    "This is a business, I think Billy said it best, and that's what it comes down to." -Jason Kidd Jason Kidd's career path is littered with the bleached bones of various teammates and franchise perso...

    Blog | July 03, 2014
  16. About Last Night: French Dressing

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy losing your balance and falling on top of an opponent, hitting your face against the person, and leaving a small bruise on their shoulder, here are the top six stories you missed in sports on Monday: France scored twice lat...

    Blog | July 01, 2014