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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. NBA Playoffs Winners and Losers, So Far

    Zach Lowe

    The first 72 hours of the NBA playoffs have been wild compared with last season's early chalk-fest. We've had nine competitive games out of 10, crazy finishes, a GM giving an ECW-style promo, massive scoring totals, and lots of other fun st...

    Blog | April 22, 2014
  3. Mark Titus's Top 12 NCAA Power Rankings - The rise of Wisconsin a...

    Mark Titus

    The rise of the Wisconsin Buzzcuts and a topsy-turvy week in college basketball.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2013
  4. Kobe Comes Back, and the NBA's Crazy Uncle Is Home Again

    Andrew Sharp

    "It's great for the league," Toronto coach Dwane Casey told reporters before last night's Raptors-Lakers game. "It sucks for us tonight." "Yeah, I think the expectations are too high," Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni said beforehand. "But he'll probabl...

    Blog | December 09, 2013
  5. Introducing the NBA Regular-Season Championship Belt

    Chris Ryan

    You see that flag, billowing in the darkness up there? That's the flag of champions. This isn't some crazy, premature, homerific Philly sports rant, people. We don't engage in that kind of propaganda. This is science. The Philadelphia 76ers are the c...

    Blog | November 01, 2013
  6. Blow the Whistle: The NBA's Precarious Officiating Issues

    Zach Lowe

    You've noticed, if you've been watching the NBA's overlong preseason, that it is dreaded "point of emphasis" time — the phase of preseason in which officials go crazy calling all sorts of things they haven't generally called much when the games...

    Blog | October 23, 2013
  7. The 2013 NBA free-agency primer

    Zach Lowe

    On the eve of the silly season, here are the teams, players, and salaries to keep an eye on.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2013
  8. 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
  9. Stray Shots: Examining the Lakers in a Post-Kobe World, the Knick...

    Zach Lowe

    After a crazy night of NBA injuries, wild finishes, and resounding wins, a smorgasbord of random thoughts that don't merit their own posts: * The Lakers' defense has been a disaster over the last 20 games whenever Dwight Howard sits, mostly b...

    Blog | March 14, 2013
  10. Mark Titus's Top 12 NCAA Power Rankings - Are the Indiana Hoosier...

    Mark Titus

    Indiana may be the best team in college basketball, but no one has more fun than the Kansas Jayhawks.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2013
  11. Q&A: Dirk Nowitzki on the Mavs' Struggles, His Favorite Shot Arti...

    Zach Lowe

    The Mavs dropped to 22-29 after a crazy, last-second loss to Atlanta on Monday in Dallas, and they are in serious danger of missing the playoffs for the first time since 1999-2000 — Dirk Nowitzki's second year in the league. Dallas has known no...

    Blog | February 13, 2013
  12. Are George Karl's Denver Nuggets really title contenders?

    Zach Lowe

    Can the Rocky Mountain runners make a bid for the title? Plus Gerald Wallace, motorcycle revs, and screeching hawks.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2013
  13. Grantland Network Podcast: Chris Ryan, Robert Mays, and Rembert B...

    Chris Ryan

    Today on the Triangle Podcast (affectionately know as Tripod around these parts) (and by these parts, I mean "my desk"), we focused on a crazy, fun, possibly conspiracy-riddled night in the NBA. First, Robert Mays — who contributes to our da...

    Blog | May 31, 2012
  14. 28 Days Later: Day 1

    Bill Simmons

    What happens when you combine the NBA's lockout-shortened season with some unforeseen scheduling quirks? You get 28 Days Later at Staples Center. Here's how I explained it to my wife yesterday morning: Me: "Crazy stretch at the Staples coming up."...

    Blog | March 12, 2012
  15. B.S. Report: Michael Lombardi and JackO

    Bill Simmons

    My pick for Thursday night's Browns-Steelers game (Pittsburgh's favored by 14): Steelers 34, Browns 10 ... and everyone ignoring the game as the NBA implodes with a barrage of crazy signings and trades. We took a break from my "12 Days of NBA Chri...

    Blog | December 08, 2011