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  1. The NBA's Possible Solution for Tanking: Good-bye to the Lottery,...

    Zach Lowe

    Nearly the entire history of the NBA suggests that a team wishing to win the title must have one of the 10 or 15 best players alive — and preferably one of the half-dozen best. There have been exceptions, including the famous 2004 Pistons. But ...

    Blog | December 23, 2013
  2. CourtVision: The Other Warriors

    Kirk Goldsberry

    The other night in San Antonio, the Spurs "regained control" of their series with the upstart Golden State Warriors. Their winning formula was familiar: Tim Duncan and Tony Parker led the team in field goal attempts, while Manu Ginobili, Kawhi Leonar...

    Blog | May 16, 2013
  3. B.S. Report: Joe House and Zach Lowe

    Bill Simmons

    In Part 1 of 2, Bill Simmons talks to Joe House about the NHL and NBA playoffs, then asks which playoff city is House's food favorite. In Part 2, Simmons calls Zach Lowe to talk about the NBA playoffs and whether Golden State can pull off the upset o...

    Blog | May 13, 2013
  4. NBA Playoffs Shootaround: The Monocle and the Falcon

    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 weekend, along with ones you will remember forever. The Black Falcon Has Landed ...

    Blog | May 13, 2013
  5. To Lee or Not to Lee: Are the Warriors Better Without Their All-S...

    Brett Koremenos

    After All-Star forward David Lee went down with a torn hip flexor, it appeared this Golden State Warriors team was toast. The Nuggets were dealing with their own injured star, Danilo Gallinari, but the team's depth and impressive second half of the r...

    Blog | May 06, 2013
  6. Golden State of Emergency: How David Lee's Injury Turns the Warri...

    Zach Lowe

    David Lee is a punch line, mostly because of his poor defense, but his ability to do just about everything on offense has made him a core part of a Warriors team that has won by scoring like hell, surviving on defense, and cleaning the glass. Now he'...

    Blog | April 22, 2013
  7. NBA Short-Attention-Span Power Rankings: The People vs. Brandon K...

    Chris Ryan and Robert Mays

    A survey of the players and teams making moves in last night's NBA action. 1. Brandon Knight Why jump B. Knight?!- Harrison Barnes (@HBarnes) March 11, 2013 Chris Ryan: Because you're supposed to jump, dummy! You're supposed to sto...

    Blog | March 11, 2013
  8. Sportstorialist: The NBA Needs to Stop Its Latest Uniform Experim...

    Wesley Morris

    The quiet shudder that made its way around the NBA a couple weeks ago had something to do with a uniform tweak. The league unveiled sleeved jerseys and announced its lab rats would be the Golden State Warriors. Debuting this occasional experiment on ...

    Blog | February 28, 2013
  9. The Six Best Things About the Harrison Barnes Dunk (Because Five ...

    Robert Mays

    1. David Lee's unnecessary but appreciated post-fancy-pass spin away from the play. 2. The realization that Kevin Love's return opens the door for both a T'Wolves whiteout and an all-bearded, zero-defense Minnesota frontcourt. 3. The suspicion ...

    Blog | November 26, 2012
  10. College Basketball Preview: All-Defense, Third-Team All-Americans...

    Shane Ryan

    Today we'll be looking at my third-team All-Americans and All-Defensive Team, with the first- and second-teamers coming out tomorrow. All stats come from ESPN and Ken Pomeroy. Note: I will be using the Harrison Barnes Rule — no freshmen on t...

    Blog | November 07, 2012
  11. Who Is the Next JaVale McGee?

    Grantland Staff

    Last season JaVale McGee delighted us with his investigative journalism, sense of direction, singing of Adele, and follow-up dunking. We will no doubt continue to cover JaVale's ups and downs, along with the exploits of his onetime partner in crime, ...

    Blog | October 24, 2012
  12. NBA Draft Story Lines Shootaround

    Grantland Staff

    Michael Jordan's Big Board In their eight years of existence, the Charlotte Bobcats have drafted three players from UNC, one from Duke, and one from Boston College, a school that plays up to seven games a year in the state of North Carolina. They ...

    Blog | June 28, 2012
  13. Is Jared Sullinger the Steal of the Draft?

    Mark Titus

    With respect to Harrison Barnes's decision-making, Perry Jones III's passiveness, Terrence Jones's tendency to look uninterested, Royce White's anxiety, Meyers Leonard's maturity, and Austin Rivers's hubris, the biggest question mark in this year's d...

    Blog | June 28, 2012
  14. 2012 NBA Draft: Evaluating the Wings

    Sebastian Pruiti

    Evaluating wing players is difficult because there are many types: shooting specialists, athletic freaks, defensive specialists, slashers, and more. Very often, teams choose a player based on need as opposed to sheer talent. That said, here are my to...

    Blog | June 26, 2012
  15. Special NBA Draft Lottery Shootaround

    Grantland Staff

    It's Lottery Day! Since this is a particularly special day on the NBA calendar, we thought we'd do a special Lottery Shootaround, looking at all the story lines going into tonight's Anthony Davis Sweepstakes. Also, for even more Lottery talk, be sure...

    Blog | May 30, 2012
  16. A Celebration of Self: Tony Parker Commits to UCLA

    Shane Ryan

    In the past, I have tried diligently to avoid the recruiting aspect of college basketball. I was fine with hearing the the odd bit of news — Harrison Barnes Skyping his way onto North Carolina, for instance — but I didn't want to become o...

    Blog | April 24, 2012