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  1. Could the Jazz Be This Year's Suns?

    Brett Koremenos

    As the NBA season draws near, Grantland's NBA staff will be asking and attempting to answer a series of 20 pressing questions facing players, teams, and coaches. The top and bottom of the NBA are relatively predictable. We have...

    Blog | October 27, 2014
  2. NBA Rookie Watch: All the Stars We're Going to Know and Love...

    Andrew Sharp and Juliet Litman

    As the NBA season draws near, Grantland's NBA staff will be asking and attempting to answer a series of 20 pressing questions facing players, teams, and coaches. Since before the NBA draft, we've known that this year's rookie c...

    Blog | October 20, 2014
  3. Who Will Be the First NBA Catfish Victim This Season?

    Jason Concepcion and Juliet Litman

    Paul George set the tone last year with a rumored catfishing scandal. Trey Burke reminded us last week that NBA players, too, can be subjected to an iCloud hack (or something). Online scandal awaits basketball players. Today we ask: Who will...

    Blog | October 07, 2014
  4. NBA Draft Shootaround: Take Your Pick

    Grantland Staff

    So much amazing will be happening tonight, and to help get you ready, the Shootaround crew is choosing some of their favorite players in this year's draft. Click here for more on the 2014 NBA draft. Robert Mays: Gary Harris and his game deser...

    Blog | June 26, 2014
  5. Ryen Russillo’s NBA Draft Confidential: Real Scouts on Dant...

    Ryen Russillo

    ESPN's Ryen Russillo is back with another edition of NBA Draft Confidential. In the first installment, Ryen talked with NBA talent evaluators, who gave us frank assessments of Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker, Joel Em...

    Blog | June 25, 2014
  6. 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
  7. NBA Shootaround: Swish Kids

    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. Dinner Is Served Chris Ryan:...

    Blog | December 12, 2013
  8. Freshman Watch: Jabari Parker Is Perfect, and Other Notes From No...

    Andrew Sharp

    This year of college hoops is already ridiculous. Everyone is fun, the good teams are all stacked, and there are too many stars to even keep track of on any given night. This is why I was huddled over a laptop at 5:30 in the afternoon in L.A. yesterd...

    Blog | November 20, 2013
  9. The murky waters of restricted free agency are on their way to 20...

    Zach Lowe

    Gordon Hayward headlines a crop of players who will have to wait for their paydays. Plus, a few things to like and dislike.

    Story | Conversation | November 05, 2013
  10. The Pac-12 preview - look out for Arizona's Aaron Gordon

    Mark Titus

    Late at night, on Pacific Standard Time, Arizona's Aaron Gordon will be dunking.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2013
  11. The Utah Plan: What Derrick Favors's Extension Means for the Jazz...

    Zach Lowe

    Rookie-scale contracts have given teams time to assess talent, but they still have to make bets on very young players, often committing borderline star money to guys who have never worked as anything close to primary options — or who have perha...

    Blog | October 21, 2013
  12. 12-Day NBA Warning: The Most Valuable Gordon

    Danny Chau

    If you gave me 20 minutes to create a player in NBA 2K13, my finished product would basically be Gordon Hayward. He'd be a tall and athletic wing capable of doing a little bit of everything — solid perimeter shooting, posting up against smaller...

    Blog | October 17, 2013
  13. Bill and Jalen's NBA Preview: Utah Jazz

    Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose

    Bill and Jalen take a studied look at the Utah Jazz and break down the growth of Gordon Hayward, an important season for Derrick Favors, and the work of one of the NBA's most underappreciated mascots, Jazz Bear. Check out the video, below. Mor...

    Blog | October 03, 2013
  14. How Denver's Old Dribble-Drive Offense Could Be the Perfect Fit f...

    Brett Koremenos

    This has been an offseason filled with change for the New Orleans Pelicans. The franchise not only ditched its nickname but also overhauled its personnel through two trades and one surprising free-agent signing. Out with the Hornets moniker were Robi...

    Blog | August 21, 2013
  15. Josh Smith and the future of the Detroit Pistons

    Zach Lowe

    What the signing of Josh Smith could mean for Greg Monroe, Andre Drummond, and the intriguing but dysfunctional Pistons.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2013
  16. Dante Exum, the FIBA U19 World Championships, and the Purest Form...

    Danny Chau

    Last summer, I chased Australian wonder Dante Exum around a college gym in Long Beach for about an hour, looking to get an interview. It was like an episode of Scooby-Doo, except there was no unmasking, and I never actually caught up to him. At one p...

    Blog | July 10, 2013