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  1. Our NBA All-Star Team

    Zach Lowe

    It's that time again -- time to overthink 24 roster spots for a concert featuring a "basketball game" at intermission. A brief reminder of the ground rules: * I proceed as if the fan vote never happened. It&am...

    Blog | January 27, 2015
  2. Cavalier Move: Breaking Down a Surprisingly Sensible Three-Way Tr...

    Zach Lowe

    You hear it now and then from team higher-ups: "Our village can raise one child." Every team thinks its culture is the one strong enough to soothe a knucklehead player away from his bad habits and into a team-first approa...

    Blog | January 06, 2015
  3. The Tiers of the NBA: Ranking the Teams From Top to Bottom

    Zach Lowe

    It's that time again. I hope you spent the weekend and Monday night hugging your loved ones, sipping nice wines, renting the movies that have been languishing on your personal backlog, and savoring the fleeting touch of the autumn sunshine...

    Blog | October 28, 2014
  4. 33 Crazy Predictions for the NBA Season

    Zach Lowe

    Kevin Durant's injury is the latest reminder that preseason predictions are folly. Too many unknowns will emerge between now and June -- injuries, ownership changes, firings, inexplicable slumps, and X-rated Twitter escapades. Prediction...

    Blog | October 14, 2014
  5. NBA Windows: The Cavs Have All the Makings of a Title Contender

    Zach Lowe

    This year, more than any in recent memory, the NBA is about windows of opportunity. As we gear up for what could be a classic season, Grantland will take a close look at the ones that matter. *** He has lived thr...

    Blog | October 07, 2014
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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