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  1. Only 3-Pointers and Layups: The Rio Grande Valley Vipers on the G...

    Grantland Channel

    The Houston Rockets' D-League affiliate, the Rio Grande Valley Vipers, shoot more 3s than any other team in professional basketball. Head coach Nevada Smith and Rockets general manager Daryl Morey share an innovative basketball philosophy that h...

    Blog | March 06, 2014
  2. Meet the Dela-weird 87ers

    Corban Goble

    Grantland really likes NBA basketball. We like it so much that bingeing on LeBron James off-the-wall dunks and Marcin Gortat "Dream Shake" Vines sometimes doesn't cut...

    Blog | February 25, 2014
  3. The Amazing Pace

    Jason Schwartz

    Grantland really likes NBA basketball. We like it so much that bingeing on LeBron James off-the-wall dunks and Marcin Gortat "Dream Shake" Vines sometimes doesn't cut it. We need more. That brings us to D-League Week, an examination of...

    Blog | February 24, 2014
  4. How the NBA Is Using the D-League to Experiment With Shorter Game...

    Zach Lowe

    The NBA is concerned about the length of games, which is why I proposed over the summer that the league should cut the game time from 48 minutes to 40 — an idea incoming commissioner Adam Silver is said to be interested in. (Silver informally p...

    Blog | November 11, 2013
  5. Now With More Ricky Davis! Highlights From the D-League Draft

    Corban Goble

    On Friday night, this year's NBA Development League draft took place, an event that included considerably more Ricky Davis than last year's draft. The D-League is still very much the minor league you think it is, in stature and with respect to player...

    Blog | November 04, 2013
  6. Rembert Explains America: Cheering for the D-League Select Team a...

    Rembert Browne

    My initial intentions were not kind. But people change. After two hours of watching the NBA summer league in Las Vegas, I didn't have one real idea of what to write about, mainly because 95 percent of the NBA players I knew of were not in attendan...

    Blog | July 19, 2013
  7. Matt Janning and the Practical Realities of Life on the NBA Fring...

    Brett Koremenos

    Most fans view summer league as something of a basketball barometer. If a guy can play — whether he was a top pick, a second-round wild card, or an unsigned outcast — he'll show it in summer league and find his way onto an NBA roster. If ...

    Blog | July 19, 2013
  8. Drew League Video Extravaganza: James Harden, Swaggy P, and Gilbe...

    Grantland Network

    At the famous Los Angeles summer basketball Drew League (which you can read all about here), the stars come out to play. Mixed in with D-League upstarts and playground legends, you get some highly recognizable NBA names and faces of the recent past a...

    Blog | July 18, 2013
  9. NBA Job Interview: Glen Rice Jr.

    Grantland Staff

    Jalen Rose and Bill Simmons talk to NBA draft prospect Glen Rice Jr. about his journey from struggling for minutes in the D-League to being one of the top prospects in the 2013 NBA draft. Check out the video below and watch all the NBA Job Interviews...

    Blog | June 27, 2013
  10. Letting the Wookiee Win: A Journey Through All-Star Weekend

    Chris Ryan

    I did not attend the East Coast Invasion at the Roxy. I didn't crash the 2 Kings dinner thrown by LeBron James and Jay-Z. I didn't wind up in a secret basement humidor club with World Wide Wes, Phil Knight, and J. Prince. I'm sure at some point I was...

    Blog | February 18, 2013
  11. Lil B Tries Out for D-League Basketball; Is Definitely Coming for...

    Rembert Browne

    This is Brandon McCartney. Brandon is a 23-year-old Berkeley, California, native. While not yet his full-time job, one of his greatest passions is the sport of basketball. This past Sunday, Brandon joined a crew of hopefuls attempting to secure a ...

    Blog | October 15, 2012
  12. Sebastian Pruiti on Ricky Rubio, Kyrie Irving, and the rest of th...

    Sebastian Pruiti

    Rubio's still on top.

    Story | Conversation | January 18, 2012
  13. NBA D-League Showcase: David Stern's Vision

    Jonathan Givony

    I've attended the NBA D-League Showcase for five years. I've been to the event in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and watched prospects at South Padre Island, Texas. But this year — after spending four days holed up in a small gym in Reno as I wa...

    Blog | January 13, 2012
  14. NBA D-League Showcase Day 2: The Right Place at the Right Time

    Jonathan Givony

    Jonathan Givony is spending a few days at the NBA D-League Showcase, where NBA scouts and executives are evaluating the talent in the league. Here's a look at what's happening in Reno this week. In conversations at the NBA D-League Showcase this w...

    Blog | January 11, 2012
  15. NBA D-League Showcase: Day 1

    Jonathan Givony

    This week in Reno, Nevada, dozens of NBA scouts and executives are gathering for the annual NBA D-League Showcase, a four-day event that offers talent evaluators a look at the best of what the league has to offer. Plenty of members of the nationa...

    Blog | January 10, 2012
  16. Surveying the LeBron Landscape

    Zach Lowe

    The trajectory of an entire sports league can turn on random things. If you gave Heat officials truth serum three weeks ago, after they had vanquished an imploding Indiana team, they'd have told you they preferred Oklahoma City as a Finals...

    Blog | June 20, 2014