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  1. It's Dark Times for the NBA, But Comedians Tim Duncan, Dwyane Wad...

    Chris Ryan

    Ah, the coldest winter. We've had a couple of days of no good, very bad, terrible news coming out of the NBA (D-Rose, Marc Gasol, Iggy, Beal injuries). So give thanks that we have guys like Dwyane Wade, Michael Beasley, and Tim Duncan for livening up...

    Blog | November 26, 2013
  2. #HotSportsTakes: Is Andrew Wiggins Bad for College Basketball?

    Andrew Sharp

    Every now and then, we will attempt to write the worst sports column on earth. Today: Let's talk about Andrew Wiggins and the new culture in America's gymnasiums. CHICAGO — It's not that nobody's excited for college basketball this year. We ...

    Blog | November 12, 2013
  3. The Spurs Stay the Spurs: Why San Antonio Will Be Back in the NBA...

    Carles

    In the modern era, the Spurs have never had to prepare for a season after a potentially franchise-defining loss. After watching the team choke away the last two games of the NBA Finals, I thought my interest in the NBA would never be the same. I had ...

    Blog | October 21, 2013
  4. Why the Heat's Big Three Are Champions and the NBA's Star System ...

    Zach Lowe

    Stars win or lose basketball games in the postseason. That's what everyone says, anyway. They play more minutes as the stakes rise and coaches shrink their rotations. Tim Duncan, ageless freaking Tim Duncan, just played 44:26 and 43:10 in back-to-bac...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  5. NBA Finals Shootaround: The Gospel of King James

    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. Not-So-Simple Math netw3rk: ...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  6. Everything We Always Wanted: 7 Finals Questions Before Game 7

    Andrew Sharp

    It's been 36 hours, and if you're still hyperventilating after Game 6, that's completely understandable. Tuesday night had me (a) screaming alone in my apartment, (b) jumping out of my seat and doing a lap around my living room and kitchen, and (c) b...

    Blog | June 20, 2013
  7. Everything Matters: How to Understand (and Enjoy) Game 7 of the N...

    Zach Lowe

    If you'll allow a mini-rant: The widespread use of the word "choke" on Wednesday irritated me. The Spurs "choked," according to some talking heads and lots of fans on Twitter; even a San Antonio radio host suggested they did, and asked me whether I a...

    Blog | June 20, 2013
  8. 10 Key Thoughts on the Greatest, Most Insane NBA Finals Game in Y...

    Zach Lowe

    There have been other recent Finals games that have reached a special place where you throw off the analyst hat, close the laptop, and just take it all in with a wide-eyed giddiness and a tension so profound it surprises you. A few that stand out: Bo...

    Blog | June 19, 2013
  9. NBA Finals Shootaround: Just Like Heaven

    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. 10 Thoughts Written Less Than a M...

    Blog | June 19, 2013
  10. The Iceman Speaketh: George Gervin on the Spurs, Playing With Dr....

    Zach Lowe

    George Gervin is a true NBA and ABA legend, a four-time scoring champion, 14th all-time in total points scored between the two leagues, and the most famous practitioner of the finger roll. He played nearly his whole career in San Antonio after the Vi...

    Blog | June 17, 2013
  11. NBA Finals Shootaround: A Manu-Splendored Thing

    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. GINOBBBBBBBIILLIIIIII Robert...

    Blog | June 17, 2013
  12. We Went There: The Spurs Rain on the Cool, Ineffective Heat

    Zach Lowe

    We forgot about it because of the scary things LeBron James did in the second half of Game 2 on Sunday, but Miami's defense was strangely off for much of that win. They lost track of Danny Green on two 3-pointers, errors of miscommunication that resu...

    Blog | June 12, 2013
  13. 'Enjoying the Spurs': The San Antonio Fan Manifesto

    Carles

    Since the late 1990s, the San Antonio Spurs have built an army of obnoxious, elitist fans whose heads are filled with so much paranoia that most of the team's misfortunes can only be explained by conspiracy theories. It is probably the most complex f...

    Blog | June 11, 2013
  14. Bill Simmons on the remarkable career of Tim Duncan

    Bill Simmons

    The Duncan Show has been many things over the past 16 years, but it has rarely, if ever, been boring.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2013
  15. Bill Simmons on the remarkable career of Tim Duncan

    Bill Simmons

    The Duncan Show has been many things over the past 16 years, but it has rarely, if ever, been boring.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2013
  16. CourtVision: It Was the Best of Shots, It Was the Worst of Shots

    Kirk Goldsberry

    A look at the two most important shots from last night's Game 1. It Was the Best of Shots In their biggest possession of the year, the Spurs were surely going to come up empty. A sequence that began with a pair of screens designed to free Tony Pa...

    Blog | June 07, 2013