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  1. Eight Questions for the NBA's Silly Season

    Zach Lowe

    Midnight on July 1 used to mark the start of the NBA's crazy season: the opening of free agency, with GMs on doorsteps carrying fancy presentations, players taking late-night meetings, and someone signing a marginal free agent to an eight-f...

    Blog | July 01, 2014
  2. Let the NBA Trading Season Begin

    Zach Lowe

    This is what the NBA wanted in rejiggering the rules during the lockout of 2011 - shorter contracts, more teams hoarding cap space, and more players flying around the league into those acres of open space. League higher-ups call...

    Blog | June 26, 2014
  3. NBA Shootaround: New Year's Resolutions

    Grantland Staff

    For the first Shootaround of 2014, the gang decided to do some New Year's resolutions. Some are for specific NBA players, coaches, or mascots. Some are for us. They are all, in the end, for you. We'll be back next week with your regularly scheduled d...

    Blog | January 02, 2014
  4. A Third-Rate Babylon: The Knicks' Potential Problems This Year an...

    Zach Lowe

    To the NBA junkie, almost every team inspires some mix of excitement and curiosity as a new season approaches. One team executive recently compared the first wave of regular-season games to unwrapping gifts on Christmas morning: How will the coach fi...

    Blog | October 14, 2013
  5. 32-Day NBA Warning: Chandler Parsons Is Chasing His Dream, Winnin...

    Juliet Litman

    What's that? You were wondering exactly how many days until the start of the NBA season? Well, you're in luck! The Triangle is counting down the days for all of us. There's a movement building in Houston, and it's only minorly related to Dwight Ho...

    Blog | September 27, 2013
  6. Is Hakeem Olajuwon's Post-Up Play Training All It's Cracked Up to...

    Brett Koremenos

    With a dazzling array of spins, fakes, and graceful footwork, Hakeem Olajuwon was as unique as any player in league history. Though we still see bits and pieces of his game today — Kobe Bryant's footwork and fadeaways, Rajon Rondo's ball fakes ...

    Blog | September 13, 2013
  7. Second Round, First Priority: Ricky Ledo and Exploiting the CBA's...

    Zach Lowe

    Ricky Ledo's contract negotiations were going badly. Which sounds a little ridiculous. The Mavs selected Ledo with the 43rd pick in the draft, meaning he was a second-rounder with very little leverage and almost certainly no place else to go if he wi...

    Blog | August 09, 2013
  8. The 2012-13 CourtVision Awards: The Bricklayers

    Kirk Goldsberry

    Every player possesses individual strengths and weaknesses, and every player casts up a unique set of field goal attempts. Some players get lots of shots in areas where they excel, and others experience the opposite — they take lots of shots in...

    Blog | July 11, 2013
  9. NBA Playoffs Short-Attention-Span Power Rankings: Rockets-Thunder...

    Chris Ryan and Robert Mays and Brett Koremenos

    A survey of the players and teams making moves in last night's NBA playoff action. 1. Chandler Parsons (All GIFs by @HeyBelinda, unless otherwise noted) Chris Ryan: At various points last night, during Grantland Live's live-tweet coverage ...

    Blog | April 30, 2013
  10. Option No. 1: The Burden on Kevin Durant After Russell Westbrook'...

    Zach Lowe

    Rarely have so many non-involved NBA people watched a playoff game out of sheer curiosity as was the case Saturday night, when the NBA world tuned in to see how the Thunder would function without Russell Westbrook. Things went well in many basic sens...

    Blog | April 29, 2013
  11. The Accidental Awesomeness of the New York Knicks' Small-Ball Lin...

    Brett Koremenos

    They say that necessity is the mother of invention. That might as well be the motto for the Carmelo Anthony–era New York Knicks. Over the past two seasons, the team has been forced to adjust to a seemingly endless string of injuries. Amid the c...

    Blog | April 15, 2013
  12. A World Without Gallo: Can George Karl's Nuggets Survive?

    Zach Lowe

    Predicting the impact of Danilo Gallinari's season-ending knee injury on Denver's playoff hopes is one of the trickiest bits of analysis the NBA's roulette wheel of injury luck has given us this season. The Nuggets might be one of the league's deepes...

    Blog | April 10, 2013
  13. NBA Shootaround: Frustrated Incorporated

    Grantland Staff

    So much amazing is happening, and the Shootaround crew is here to help you keep track of it all. You'll find takes on moments you might've missed from the previous night, along with ones you will remember forever. The Tournament of Knicks-Nuggets ...

    Blog | March 14, 2013
  14. NBA All-Star Weekend Shootaround: Houston Rock It

    Grantland Staff

    So much amazing is happening, and the Shootaround crew is here to help you keep track of it all. You'll find takes on moments you might've missed from the previous night, along with ones you will remember forever. RIP, King LeBron James, 1984-2013...

    Blog | February 18, 2013
  15. About Last Night: Knicks Go Old-School

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy hunting for valuable royal bones in a local parking lot, here's what you missed in sports on Monday. Tyson Chandler secured his third straight 20-rebound game, becoming the first New York Knick to do so since Willis Reed in...

    Blog | February 05, 2013
  16. CourtVision: The Best Shooters So Far

    Kirk Goldsberry

    As spatial analytics slowly creeps its way into the NBA, we're beginning to evaluate performances and tendencies in new ways. Perhaps the most basic illustration of the virtue of spatial approaches applies to shooting. Although field goal percentage ...

    Blog | January 29, 2013