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  1. In Praise of Giannis, Jared Dudley, and Khris Middleton: The Swis...

    Brett Koremenos

    Even before the lower end of the Eastern Conference playoff race devolved into a slap fight among a group of broken, sub-.500 franchises, the Milwaukee Bucks were looking like a legitimate playoff contender, especially if things broke their...

    Blog | February 11, 2015
  2. Circling the Eastern Conference Drain: The Teams We Want to Emerg...

    Zach Lowe

    Amid all the crazy story lines swirling around the league, we cannot overlook the event that could define a generation -- nay, multiple generations: the race for the seventh and eighth playoff spots in the Eastern Conference. Perhaps "ra...

    Blog | February 06, 2015
  3. NHL Weekend Wrap: Bubbling Over

    Sean McIndoe

    A look back at the biggest games and emerging story lines of the NHL weekend. We're into the first week of February, which would typically be the time of year to start talking about how tight the playoff races in each conference are look...

    Blog | February 02, 2015
  4. NBA Shootaround: The Western Conference Arms Race

    Grantland Staff

    So much amazing is happening, and the Shootaround crew is back 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'll remember forever. Jason Gallagh...

    Blog | April 03, 2014
  5. B.S. Report: Zach Lowe

    Bill Simmons

    Bill Simmons talks to Grantland's Zach Lowe about the 2014 Sloan Conference and how the NBA's Western Conference playoff race is shaping up. Listen to the podcast here. (And find Part 1 of Monday's podcast, Bill with Wesley Morris on ...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  6. The status of the NBA's Western Conference teams

    Zach Lowe

    It's time to try to figure out where everyone stands out West as we head toward the midpoint of the NBA season.

    Story | Conversation | December 24, 2013
  7. Week 7 College Football Viewing Guide

    Holly Anderson

    This week, we dwell in possibility

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2013
  8. 33-Day NBA Warning: In One Press Conference, the Riggin' for Wigg...

    Chris Ryan

    What does it say about an NBA team if one of the stated goals, from the mouth of the new head coach, is to be in shape? You're not trying to install a Thibodeau defense, or teach the Triangle. You just want the NBA players you pay to play basketball ...

    Blog | September 26, 2013
  9. About Last Night: Here Come the Mavs

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were out all night looking for the afikomen, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday: Dallas got a crucial win in the Western Conference playoff race, beating the Los Angeles Clippers, 109-102, at home. Clippers forward Blake G...

    Blog | March 27, 2013
  10. Grantland Network: The Basketball Jones

    Grantland Network

    On today's show, The Basketball Jones discuss the Western Conference playoff race, whether Doug Collins is done with Philly, memorable Madison Square Garden moments, Derek Fisher's return to OKC's bench, LeBron James's pregame dunking, and Tyreke Eva...

    Blog | March 01, 2013
  11. Q&A: Phoenix Coach Alvin Gentry on the Suns' Struggles and Michae...

    Zach Lowe

    Moving on from Steve Nash has proved difficult so far for Phoenix. The Suns are 12-26, just a game up on New Orleans in the "race" for worst record in the Western Conference. Their once-prolific offense fell to 23rd in points per possession after a d...

    Blog | January 14, 2013
  12. The Capitals, Bruins, Rangers, and the rest of the final games of...

    Katie Baker

    The Bruins go down, the Western Conference waits, and the rest of the week in the race for the Stanley Cup.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2012
  13. Grantland Network Podcast: The Basketball Jones

    The Basketball Jones

    On Friday's show, The Basketball Jones discuss the Clippers' implosion, whether Vinny Del Negro should get canned, Jason Smith's hip check on Blake Griffin, the Eastern Conference playoff race, new players on new teams, the league's best bench unit, ...

    Blog | March 23, 2012