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  1. Avoiding NBA Extinction

    Zach Lowe

    Three more playoff series could end tonight, as we wrap perhaps the greatest first round in NBA history. Here's where each series stands after five games, and what we might see in Game 6 and (please?) Game 7. Neither team can stop the ot...

    Blog | May 02, 2014
  2. It’s Time for True Seeding in the NBA Playoffs

    Kirk Goldsberry

    Saturday marks one of the best days of the sport year: the first day of the NBA playoffs. Sadly, if you're like me, or if you root for the Suns, you'll spend a lot of the weekend dwelling on one key shortcoming of the greatest bas...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  3. Bill Simmons on the Week 8 picks

    Bill Simmons

    The Sports Guy sets his sights on redeeming himself while delivering some reader emails and the Week 8 picks.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2013
  4. Bill Simmons offers praise for Rush and makes Week 4 picks

    Bill Simmons

    The Sports Guy reflects on the lost power of sports movies with Ron Howard's latest, then makes Week 4 picks.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2013
  5. 35-Day NBA Warning: We Found the Greatest NBA Website on the Inte...

    Rembert Browne

    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. One reason to be excited for the return of pro basketball? NBA fashion. It's the g...

    Blog | September 24, 2013
  6. A Knicks Bucket List for Metta World Peace

    Andrew Sharp

    The Knicks are the greatest. You know this. Did you see they signed J.R. Smith to a four-year deal last week, then found out that he's got ligament damage and is out for the next four months? Every time you think the Knicks have out-Knicksed themselv...

    Blog | July 16, 2013
  7. 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
  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. Bill Simmons's Video Tribute to Tim Duncan

    Grantland Staff

    With San Antonio's sweep of the Grizzlies in the Western Conference finals, Tim Duncan is set to play in his fifth NBA Finals — 14 years after playing in his first. In this video essay, Bill Simmons pays tribute to the greatest NBA player of hi...

    Blog | May 28, 2013
  10. Bill Simmons on what is next for Dwight Howard

    Bill Simmons

    The uncertain destiny of the self-proclaimed Superman can be broken down into 10 simple realities.

    Story | Conversation | May 24, 2013
  11. A Video in Honor of Vinny Del Negro

    Chris Ryan

    There will be a lot to say about Vinny Del Negro's time with the Clippers, and his exit from the Clippers. But for now, let's celebrate the man. Here we have the greatest moment in Italian basketball history, Vinny Del Negro subcategory. It's footage...

    Blog | May 21, 2013
  12. Who is the next great NBA player who will not win an NBA champion...

    Carles

    In the LeBron era, someone is going to suffer the same fate as the Utah Jazz great.

    Story | Conversation | May 08, 2013
  13. Kobe Bryant's Interview on Stephon Marbury's Old Talk Show Is Tel...

    Rembert Browne

    The Internet is a terrible place. Thankfully, within the worldwide abyss of darkness, there are a few examples of joy that make the filth seem tolerable. The thing about these pockets of good, however, is that the best ones are not found on purpos...

    Blog | March 08, 2013
  14. The Lakers Lose Buss, the NBA Loses a Titan

    Bill Simmons

    The Lakers lost their way right around the time Dr. Jerry Buss started dying. This wasn't a coincidence. Within NBA circles, everyone respected Buss so deeply that something relatively impossible happened. Here was the greatest professional basketbal...

    Blog | February 18, 2013
  15. Kevin Durant is having one of the greatest offensive seasons in N...

    Kirk Goldsberry

    At 24 years old, Kevin Durant isn't just a gifted offensive player — he's already one of the greatest of all time. And he's only getting better. Here's the proof.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2013
  16. Heads Up, America: Kevin Durant Is Having One of the Greatest Off...

    Zach Lowe

    When I gave last night's Thunder-Nuggets game one of my coveted DVR slots, I knew I was probably recording a schedule loss. Denver was on the second night of a back-to-back, having traveled from Denver to OKC after an overtime win over Portland. Okla...

    Blog | January 17, 2013