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  1. The Johnny Manziel Life Advice Power Rankings

    Andrew Sharp

    We are smack in the middle of the World Cup, and NBA free agency officially started at midnight last night. It's an exciting time for sports fans everywhere. But look, that doesn't mean we just drop everything and ignore America's favo...

    Blog | July 01, 2014
  2. Titus’s NBA Draft Enigma All-Stars

    Mark Titus

    The most vital NBA draft coverage in the world continues today with the Enigma All-Stars. These are the pro prospects whom most casual basketball fans probably haven't seen play much. Some of you might not even know who the hell these guys...

    Blog | June 06, 2014
  3. How the Portland Trail Blazers built a winning NBA team

    Jordan Conn

    How the Trail Blazers built a winner and soothed the lingering doubts of Portland's tormented fan base.

    Story | Conversation | January 06, 2014
  4. How to Survive Bad Basketball

    netw3rk

    The NBA season is 82 games long, and for fans of many teams, to watch those games is to enter an endless, Kafkaesque hellscape that lives outside of time. Non-fans simply avoid the sight of such teams unless some other interest-inducing factor compel...

    Blog | December 18, 2013
  5. We Went There: Nets-Sixers With a Brooklyn Fan Who Happens to Be ...

    Hua Hsu

    "An expectation of defeat." This was how my friend Chris explained his mind-set as a Nets fan in the 1990s — and they weren't even that bad back then! He grew up in Imlaystown, New Jersey, equidistant from Philadelphia and New York, in that...

    Blog | December 17, 2013
  6. The reliance on the 3-pointer and whether or not it's hurting the...

    Zach Lowe

    Is a heavy reliance on the 3-pointer the future of basketball? Plus, a few things to like and not like in the NBA this week.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2013
  7. UNC Over Michigan State, and a Quick Note About College Hoops Thi...

    Andrew Sharp

    I should probably say up front that I'm horribly biased as a lifelong UNC fan, but if anything, my bias this year translates as all sorts of negativity and rock-bottom expectations. This made last night's win at Michigan State even more bizarre. ...

    Blog | December 05, 2013
  8. Kansas looks to win its 10th straight Big 12 championship with An...

    Mark Titus

    Kansas looks to win its 10th straight conference championship with Andrew Wiggins.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2013
  9. The X-Files: Dwyane Wade

    Andrew Sharp

    In the lead-up to the 2013-14 NBA season, Grantland will examine key players — X factors — for contending teams. There are millions of basketball fans in America who still hate LeBron James more than any athlete in sports, but whe...

    Blog | October 24, 2013
  10. 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
  11. Bill Simmons on the career of Tracy McGrady

    Bill Simmons

    Tracy McGrady was a superstar who always seemed to find himself on the wrong team with the wrong players.

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2013
  12. A Fan's Notes: Let's Talk About Mark Cuban

    The Masked Man

    Over the weekend, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban took to his blog — normally an outpost for stock investing advice, third-way political observations, and Shark Tank updates — to explain not just the Mavs' current offseason but the enti...

    Blog | August 05, 2013
  13. The Oklahoma City Thunder's future and the legacy of the James Ha...

    Zach Lowe

    Examining the tricky financial future in Oklahoma City and the inescapable legacy of the James Harden trade.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2013
  14. 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
  15. A New York Knicks Fan Talks Himself Into Metta World Peace

    netw3rk

    The New York Knicks, generally speaking, have a certain stylistic method to their player acquisitions. It's something like equal parts money, mothballs, and nostalgia. Splashy names like Penny Hardaway, Tracy McGrady, Jason Kidd, Kiki Vandeweghe, Xav...

    Blog | July 18, 2013
  16. Bill Simmons on what's wrong with the Lakers

    Bill Simmons

    Bill Simmons knows he shouldn't help the purple and gold, but he's going to do it anyway.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2013