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  1. The X-Files: Deron Williams

    Kirk Goldsberry

    In the lead-up to the 2013-14 NBA season, Grantland will examine key players — X factors — for contending teams. It was late in the third quarter of a Game 1 blowout in Brooklyn. The Nets were scorching their depleted visitors fro...

    Blog | October 23, 2013
  2. 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
  3. From Game 1 to the Groupie Apocalypse: Remembering the NBA Finals...

    Andrew Sharp

    We just watched one of the greatest NBA Finals of all time. We also live in an era where pretty much everything is instantly forgotten. So, for posterity's sake and because remembering it all at once is way too much fun, let's put together some memor...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  4. Rest vs. Rust in the NBA Playoffs

    Patricia Lee

    Heading into last night's Game 1 against the Miami Heat, the San Antonio Spurs had exactly nine days of rest, something that became something of a story line in the days that followed. The Heat ended their series Monday and had a three-day turnaround...

    Blog | June 07, 2013
  5. 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
  6. The Gregg Popovich Hunger Games and 9 More Last-Minute Notes on t...

    Zach Lowe

    Game 1 of any series, and especially of the NBA Finals, can be a little funky. LeBron James began last season's Finals guarding Kendrick Perkins, and Game 1 featured so much switching and so many weird matchups it became difficult to track at times. ...

    Blog | June 06, 2013
  7. CourtVision: Roy Hibbert, the Protector

    Kirk Goldsberry

    Pacers coach Frank Vogel's decision to sit Roy Hibbert for the last defensive possession of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals was perhaps the most infamous substitution in NBA playoff history. Immediately after LeBron James's left-handed layup ...

    Blog | May 24, 2013
  8. NBA Playoffs Shootaround: Finals Preview

    Grantland Staff

    The Shootaround gang is here to break down all the story lines going into today's Game 1 of the NBA Finals between the Oklahoma City Thunder and Miami Heat. Is This (Finally) LeBron's Year? The 13 greatest NBA players of all time are Jordan, Russ...

    Blog | June 12, 2012
  9. Grantland Network Podcast: The Jalen Rose Show

    David Jacoby

    No overreacting! That was the rule that Jalen and I set for today's podcast. It is shortsighted to write off a team after a Game 1 loss in a series. Remember after Game 1 of the NBA Finals last year? Admit it, you thought the Heat were going to win t...

    Blog | April 30, 2012
  10. About Last Night: Cardinal Knowledge

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday. Allen Craig's RBI single in the sixth inning proved to be the game-winning run as the Cardinals beat the Rangers 3-2 in Game 1 of the World Series. A se...

    Blog | October 20, 2011
  11. We Went There: Arizona Is Terrifying, But UCLA Gave the Cats a Sc...

    Danny Chau

    My ears started stinging with about two minutes left in the game. That's around the time when Jordan Adams, who was having a miserable shooting night, drilled a 3 that brought UCLA all the way back to a tie with no. 1 Arizona, 68-68. Ryan Hollins's f...

    Blog | January 10, 2014
  12. Kyle Korver's Big Night, and the Day on the Ocean That Made It Po...

    Charles Bethea

    ACT 1: LAST FRIDAY, AMONG THE KORVERS I'm sitting third row at the Hawks-Cavs game, flanked by two large, handsome Midwesterners. To my right is the 6-foot-5 pastor of the Third Reformed Church in Pella, Iowa, who has a full head of gray hair and ...

    Blog | December 09, 2013
  13. Dispatches From NBA Summer League in Orlando, Day 1

    Brett Koremenos

    Day 1 of the Orlando Summer League could be summed up in one word: long. Turns out five 40-minute games, a seemingly endless number of fouls, and some shoddy, disorganized play can truly test your love and appreciation for basketball. Yet I persevere...

    Blog | July 08, 2013
  14. NBA Playoffs Short-Attention-Span Power Rankings: Tony Allen Is Y...

    Danny Chau and Andrew Sharp and Brett Koremenos

    A survey of the players and teams making moves in last night's NBA action. 1. Tony Allen Danny Chau: I've replayed Tony Allen's game-clinching steal in Game 4 a hundred times and it doesn't get any less awesome. Kevin Martin fakes a pick for ...

    Blog | May 14, 2013
  15. Paul George's success, Chris Paul's clutch play, and more from we...

    Zach Lowe

    After an all-chalk weekend, we look at the rise of Paul George, the importance of shooters, and Chris Paul's clutch play.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2013
  16. Carmelo Anthony's Legacy Is on the Line

    Ben Detrick

    At the Knicks' anticlimactic last game of the season Wednesday night, a ⅓-filled Madison Square Garden was treated to a meaningless victory over the Hawks, which featured a 1-for-11 shooting night from recent signee Quentin Richardson. The nigh...

    Blog | April 19, 2013