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  1. John Wall and the Wizards, Kyrie Irving and the Cavaliers, and th...

    Zach Lowe

    They're mostly out of playoff contention — so what do these teams have to look forward to? Plus: Buzzer-beater ethics, the very bad Wiz kids, and the uni of the week.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2013
  2. Time Expands: FSU's Michael Snaer Hits Another Buzzer-Beater

    Shane Ryan

    When something statistically improbable keeps happening to someone, does it cease becoming statistically improbable? Do we have to throw our previous conceptions of probability out the window and, at least for this one blessed, cursed soul, accept re...

    Blog | February 06, 2013
  3. Legacy of a Buzzer-Beater: How George Hill Beat the Lakers

    Zach Lowe

    George Hill dropped his second game-winner of the season Tuesday in Los Angeles, sparing the viewing audience five additional minutes of ugly basketball and dropping the Lakers to 7-8. The sub-.500 record has predictably inspired panic around the Lak...

    Blog | November 28, 2012
  4. San Antonio's Full-Court Buzzer-Beater

    Sebastian Pruiti

    In Game 3 of their series against the Utah Jazz, the San Antonio Spurs were trailing by one point toward the end of the first half. Following a Jazz shot clock violation, Gregg Popovich called a timeout to set up a play with 3.4 seconds left in the h...

    Blog | May 07, 2012
  5. 'OH. OH. OH. MAN': Relive the Magic of Michael Snaer's Buzzer-Bea...

    Sarah Larimer

    You remember this, right? BECAUSE MIKE KRZYZEWSKI SURE DOES. Boom, roasted. This is Florida State's Michael Snaer, hitting the buzzer-beater in Cameron to lift the Seminoles to a 76-73 win over the Blue Devils in January. Shane Ryan wrote about Sn...

    Blog | March 16, 2012
  6. Beyond the Buzzer-Beater: How Lin and the Knicks Beat Toronto

    Robert Mays

    The headlines say the Linsanity beat went on Tuesday night. New York's final two possessions in its 90-87 win over the Raptors — in which Lin tied the game on a driving and-one and won it with a fearless 3-pointer with half a second remaining &...

    Blog | February 15, 2012
  7. Solving the Real Problem With the NBA's Tanking Epidemic

    Brett Koremenos

    Amid the buzzer-beaters, heartbreak, and drama in the NCAA tournament, NBA teams are using college basketball's biggest stage to fine-tune their evaluations of some of the league's future stars. For someone like Ben McLemore of Kansas or Marcus Smart...

    Blog | March 20, 2013
  8. 15 Monday College Hoops Epiphanies

    Shane Ryan

    I spent about five hours on the highway this weekend, and before we get to the college basketball–related epiphanies for this week, I have three driving-related epiphanies: 1. In my mind, the worst breach of highway etiquette is when a drive...

    Blog | December 03, 2012
  9. Souper Bowl I: One Shining Pho-ment

    Andy Greenwald

    After a riotous first day of the Souper Bowl - complete with buzzer-beaters, shocking upsets, and rampant allegations of MSG abuse - Day 2 of the Souper Bowl was a relatively staid affair. Which isn't to say it was dull! Riding a dominant performance...

    Blog | February 01, 2012