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  1. Creole Hoops

    Mitch Moxley

    Sebastian Petion slumped on the court, wearing a red warm-up top over his team's school-bus yellow uniform, legs stretched in front of him, exhausted before the championship game even tipped off. The crowd was still trickling into the outdo...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  2. Is Virginia the Least-Respected Great Team in College Hoops Histo...

    Shane Ryan

    Let's start here: In this year's ESPN Bracket Challenge, 3.8 percent of all fans picked Virginia, the ACC tournament and regular-season champion (and no. 1 seed in the East Region), to win the national championship. That was almost&nbs...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  3. Machines Need Fuel, So Give Marshawn His Doughnuts

    Andrew Sharp

    You didn't think his day of ass-kicking in Seattle could get any better, but then you saw this picture of Marshawn Lynch on Saturday morning before the Saints game. As UW hoops writer Marshall Cherrington tweeted Saturday: "Marshawn Lynch this...

    Blog | January 13, 2014
  4. We Went There: The Knicks and Nets Circle the Drain at the Toilet...

    Zach Lowe

    The Nets came into last night's Toilet Bowl having allowed 107.5 points per 100 possessions, the very worst mark in the league. They outdid themselves against the struggling Knicks, allowing the equivalent of 130 points per 100 possessions in a game ...

    Blog | December 06, 2013
  5. 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
  6. Duke Football: A Feelings Collage

    Holly Anderson

    No matter one's primary rooting allegiance — or interest in basketball — steadfast hatred for Duke hoops is a national pastime. That antipathy has never migrated to the football program, which operates in a sphere that's neither loathsome...

    Blog | November 20, 2013
  7. 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
  8. An Oral History of the Time George Clooney Dominated Leonardo DiC...

    Andrew Sharp

    It's just important that everyone knows this happened. We pick things up halfway through Tom Junod's new Esquire profile of George Clooney: He has other houses. He has one, famously, on Lake Como, in Italy, and he has built another in Cabo. In thi...

    Blog | November 11, 2013
  9. Mark Your Calendars: An Immersive Guide to the Week in College Ho...

    Shane Ryan

    College basketball is back, and life finally makes sense again. Questions like "Where did all my money go?" and "Why am I such a disappointment?" and "How did I end up in this Dumpster?" no longer matter. Nothing matters, actually. Our salvation has ...

    Blog | November 08, 2013
  10. The SEC preview - Kentucky has one of the most talented lineups i...

    Mark Titus

    Take this season off, Kentucky haters. The Wildcats have one of the most talented lineups in the history of college hoops.

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2013
  11. Grantland's 2013-14 NBA Season Preview

    Grantland Staff

    Our staff's exhaustive coverage of the most exciting year in hoops since last year.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2013
  12. Frank Haith Gets a Five-Game Suspension, and More College Hoops N...

    Shane Ryan

    We're now less than a month from the tipoff of the 2013-14 season, and schools all around the country have held their various Midnight Madness celebrations (though a 2013 rule change meant that teams could begin practicing as early as September 27 th...

    Blog | October 23, 2013
  13. Video: Jamal Crawford Pro-Am All-Star Highlights Electrify Basket...

    Grantland Channel

    Everyone in Sonics-less Seattle wants to watch and play some hoops — including the mayor. Jamal Crawford and a bevy of his baller buddies put on a show, to the delight of the crowd. The game went down to the wire, with host Mr. Crawford giving ...

    Blog | August 02, 2013
  14. Video: Marcus Williams and Dorell Wright at the Drew League

    Grantland Channel

    Do you want more Drew League? Of course you want more Drew League. If you're unfamiliar with L.A.'s summer hoops extravaganza, catch up by reading Andrew Sharp's piece about the Drew. And check out all the other Drew League videos here. Below you ...

    Blog | July 25, 2013
  15. Afternoon Links: The Singing, Dancing, Hoop-Jumping, Mike TysonA...

    Tess Lynch

    If you managed to avoid watching the Tony Awards, here's the eight-minute opening number for you. It contains many highlights — Mike Tyson, a Once homage, the Matilda children, and something else. What was it? Hmm. Oh yes, the hoop jump. "How i...

    Blog | June 10, 2013
  16. Miami and Texas, Bad Decisions, and Legends: Welcome to the NBA F...

    Andrew Sharp

    It's been six weeks, but after three rounds and 78 playoff games, we're here. The NBA Finals. We did it. This is our reward for sitting through the Bulls-Nets series. And if you're a little bit exhausted after the past few rounds of hoops, that's ...

    Blog | June 05, 2013