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  1. The Pest

    Jonathan Abrams

    The lawn sloped slightly toward the sky, giving way to a modest, three-bedroom beige duplex. No one bothered bragging about the Citrus Heights home in the shadows of Sacramento. Still, Henry Barnes, the proprietor of the picturesque lawn, tended to i...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  2. The New Blake Griffin, in the Words of the Clippers

    Jonathan Abrams

    Have you met the new Blake Griffin yet? This season, the Clippers' All-Star power forward has evolved into an all-around force and a dark horse MVP candidate. That evolution went mostly unnoticed in the early part of the season. A player already...

    Blog | April 09, 2014
  3. NBA Shootaround: The Flying Lion!

    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 those you will remember forever. Chri...

    Blog | March 13, 2014
  4. About Last Night: Portland Keeps Pace

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy trying to understand why Skapoli and the Dustones' album, which dropped yesterday with no fanfare on iTunes, didn't instantly go platinum, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday: LaMarcus Aldridge put up 31 points and...

    Blog | December 13, 2013
  5. About Last Night: Doc's House Call

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy running into a heavily padded man one last time for the kids, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday: Former Boston head coach Doc Rivers's emotional return to Boston was a success as his Clippers came from behind to...

    Blog | December 12, 2013
  6. Q&A: Coach Brad Stevens on His Surprising Celtics and the New Jor...

    Zach Lowe

    Boston shocked the NBA landscape twice within a two-week period last summer, first dealing Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce to Brooklyn, and then hiring Brad Stevens seemingly out of nowhere as Doc Rivers's replacement. No one seemed to even know Steven...

    Blog | December 11, 2013
  7. 42-Day NBA Warning: Austin Rivers Has Nowhere to Go But Up

    Chris Ryan

    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. This is probably the kind of thinking that led to the fall of Freddie Mac and Fann...

    Blog | September 17, 2013
  8. B.S. Report: Danny Ainge

    Bill Simmons

    Bill Simmons talks to Celtics GM Danny Ainge about the Brooklyn trade, losing Doc Rivers, and his time playing in the NBA. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the B.S. Report on iTunes, and check out our podcasts page....

    Blog | September 06, 2013
  9. CourtVision: What Does Antawn Jamison Bring to the Clippers?

    Kirk Goldberry

    Antawn Jamison has never been to the conference finals. He's been open about his desire to get there. In the last two offseasons, Jamison has signed a pair of relatively cheap contracts in hopes of advancing deep into the NBA playoffs. Last season he...

    Blog | August 27, 2013
  10. Q&A: Liars' Angus Andrew Talks Doc Rivers and Being a Clippers Fa...

    Ian Cohen

    In terms of the art rock world, Liars are a "band's band." They're critically acclaimed, musically daring, and only slightly off the mainstream radar despite having no intention of putting themselves in that position. They're the kind of group Radioh...

    Blog | July 17, 2013
  11. Why the System, and Not Its Pieces, Will Determine the Clippers' ...

    Jared Dubin

    It's been quite the offseason for the Los Angeles Clippers. By re-signing Chris Paul, snatching Doc Rivers away from the Celtics, turning Eric Bledsoe's potential and Caron Butler's contract into J.J. Redick and Jared Dudley, and retaining Matt Barne...

    Blog | July 15, 2013
  12. B.S. Report: Matthew Berry, Bill's Dad, and Zach Lowe

    Bill Simmons

    In Part 1 of 2, Bill dials up ESPN's Matthew Berry to talk about Dwight Howard leaving the Lakers. Then Bill's dad comes on to talk about rebuilding the Celtics and the Boston sports scene. In Part 2, Bill talks to Grantland's Zach Lowe about the mov...

    Blog | July 08, 2013
  13. The Clippers Welcome Doc Rivers, Even Greater Expectations

    Robert Mays

    For some, it took yesterday's scene in Playa Vista — Doc Rivers, seated in front of a Clippers background, just behind a branded placard bearing his name — to believe this was real. As the rumors of a Rivers trade began, and through the n...

    Blog | June 27, 2013
  14. The Player-for-Coach NFL Trades That Make (at Least a Little) Sen...

    Robert Mays

    When the original Doc Rivers–to–Los Angeles rumors began, the feeling of inevitability surrounding them was based mostly on the idea that Doc heading to the Clippers was beneficial for both sides. If the Celtics could get DeAndre Jordan a...

    Blog | June 25, 2013
  15. R.I.P., Ubuntu (2007-13)

    Amos Barshad

    Let the record show that we always made fun of Ubuntu. The gradual disintegration of the Celtics' Big Three era — which hit another milestone this weekend with Doc Rivers bouncing on Boston to try to make sure the denizens of Lob City play nice...

    Blog | June 24, 2013
  16. Six Degrees of the Doc Rivers Trade

    Andrew Sharp

    There are two fairly recent precedents for what happened with the Clippers and Celtics and Doc Rivers over the past 10 days. The first began on June 5, 1995, when Pat Riley, while still under contract with the Knicks, sent a secret 14-point memo to t...

    Blog | June 24, 2013