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  1. The Perilous Journey Into the NBA's Bargain Bin

    Zach Lowe

    The San Antonio Spurs, bastions of the beautiful game who discovered Gary Neal and fanned the embers of Danny Green's jump shot, are working out Michael Beasley, per Yahoo's Adrian Wojnarowski. That's the same Michael...

    Blog | September 19, 2014
  2. Hitting the NBA Paywall: Six Intriguing Extension Candidates

    Zach Lowe

    Get your tweeting thumbs and TV-watching ass muscles ready, because the NBA doldrums are about over. Players are trickling back, and team higher-ups are in the muck of one of the thorniest challenges they've ever faced: negotiating contract...

    Blog | September 16, 2014
  3. 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
  4. Q&A: Cavs Coach David Blatt on LeBron, Princeton, and 'T...

    Zach Lowe

    What a life for David Blatt, and what a last couple of weeks. Blatt is the NBA's new mystery man, plopped in charge of perhaps the league's most intriguing team. He has coached all over the world for the last 20 years, winning consistently ...

    Blog | July 16, 2014
  5. Free Agency Winners and Losers

    Zach Lowe

    Free agency isn't over, with big names like Greg Monroe, Eric Bledsoe, and Lance Stephenson untouched in the market, and a heap of minimum-level guys waiting to fill out rosters. The last 100 or so hours have been absolute madness, start...

    Blog | July 15, 2014
  6. The Decision 2.0: OK, What’s Next?

    Zach Lowe

    The discourse around LeBron James has never been all that rational. It was stupid four years ago to build a one-hour television show around one sentence, and it revealed a baffling cluelessness from LeBron and his team about how "The Decision&qu...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  7. 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
  8. The Miami Heat and the NBA’s Double Standard of ‘Sacr...

    Zach Lowe

    In a time of hushed meetings and amorphous potential offers, the Rockets have transformed a thought exercise into a real thing by presenting Chris Bosh a concrete choice: take a pay cut to stay in Miami, or earn your full maximum salary over a four-y...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  9. We Went There: God Loves Cleveland and 24 More Notes From Inside ...

    Zach Lowe

    I love the NBA draft lottery. There is real tension in the air, and it's delightful to watch the league's workaholic, process-oriented thinking GMs and owners grapple with the fact that a random Ping-Pong ball drawing in a sealed-o...

    Blog | May 21, 2014
  10. The Cavs Are Thinking Playoffs, the Bulls Are Thinking Ahead

    Zach Lowe

    The always massive Cavaliers contingent brought a multi-layered bluster to last season's draft lottery. The bow-tied crew hooted and hollered upon winning again, shouting over the actual announcement and drawing bemused side-eyes from Kevin Love and ...

    Blog | January 07, 2014
  11. Why That Cavaliers Crew Was So Crazy, and More Observations From ...

    Zach Lowe

    I was one of eight or 10 media members who got to watch the lottery last night from inside the television studio where the NBA draft order is filmed. It's not quite as cool as being in the secret locked-down room where the lottery actually happens, b...

    Blog | May 22, 2013
  12. The Coaching Carousel Stops for Mike Brown, Spins Again for the L...

    Zach Lowe

    Coaching news has rudely interrupted the endless stream of first-round playoff games, as both Charlotte and Cleveland came to major decisions about their head-coaching positions on Tuesday. The Bobcats' semi-surprising decision to fire Mike Dunlap wi...

    Blog | April 24, 2013
  13. Packing the paint is the NBA defensive strategy forcing coaches t...

    Zach Lowe

    How the NBA's aggressive new defensive strategy — packing the paint — has forced coaches to reimagine scoring. Plus: the Cavs' pitiful D, in praise of pregame intros, and what happens when shooters get cranky.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2013
  14. The Grizzlies and Cavs Huddle Up for a Mutually Beneficial Deal

    Zach Lowe

    A few quick notes on the Grizzlies trading Marreese Speights, Wayne Ellington, Josh Selby, and a future first-round pick to Cleveland for Jon Leuer in a deal that is almost completely about Memphis going from $4.3 million over the luxury tax, to arou...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  15. With Anderson Varejao Injured, the Cavaliers Will Contend & for t...

    Zach Lowe

    People realize this is happening, right? That the Cavaliers have a real chance of finishing with the league's worst record this season, after finishing with the second-worst record in Year 1 of the Post-LeBron Era and the third-worst record in Year 2...

    Blog | January 09, 2013
  16. Trade Season: More Potential Names on the NBA Market

    Zach Lowe

    Saturday has come and gone, meaning the majority of free agents who signed with new teams over the summer are now trade-eligible. Last week, Grantland took a look at some of the bigger names on that December 15 eligibility list, including Ryan Anders...

    Blog | December 17, 2012