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  1. Good-bye to All Cats: Watching Charlotte in the Torture Chamber

    Danny Chau

    Though the transition back to being the Charlotte Hornets in the 2014-15 season is purely superficial, it still leaves this year's Bobcats in a strange situation. On one hand, the best thing the Bobcats can do to usher in this new era is suck. Select...

    Blog | December 04, 2013
  2. The Triangle NBA All-Stars: Nick Young and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist...

    Andrew Sharp and Chris Ryan

    Compiling the Triangle NBA All-Stars offers a way for us to celebrate the players we love way too much. You can see the other entries in the series here. Check out the latest additions, Nick Young and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, below. Swaggy Motherfu...

    Blog | October 22, 2013
  3. 42-Day NBA Warning: Austin Rivers Has Nowhere to Go But Up

    Chris Ryan

    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. This is probably the kind of thinking that led to the fall of Freddie Mac and Fann...

    Blog | September 17, 2013
  4. 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
  5. NBA Short-Attention-Span Power Rankings: John Wall Goes Electric

    Chris Ryan

    A survey of the players and teams making moves in last night's NBA action. 1. John Wall John Wall might be the best player in the NBA right now not named Kevin or LeBron. That should actually be an award: The M.V.P.N.N.K.L. Give that award to...

    Blog | March 26, 2013
  6. Stray Shots: Examining the Lakers in a Post-Kobe World, the Knick...

    Zach Lowe

    After a crazy night of NBA injuries, wild finishes, and resounding wins, a smorgasbord of random thoughts that don't merit their own posts: * The Lakers' defense has been a disaster over the last 20 games whenever Dwight Howard sits, mostly b...

    Blog | March 14, 2013
  7. CourtVision: The Worst Shooters So Far

    Kirk Goldsberry

    So far this season, the Nuggets' Danilo Gallinari is shooting 42 37 percent from behind the 3-point line. This is kind of impressive, although unremarkable by itself, but when we account for shooting angles, something more noteworthy is revealed. Fir...

    Blog | January 30, 2013
  8. NBA Shootaround: Watch the Throne

    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. Milestones So, LeBron reached a ...

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  9. NBA Shootaround: Los Angeles Kings

    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. A Tale of Two Cities (GIFs by ...

    Blog | January 10, 2013
  10. Why New Orleans should change their name from the Hornets to the ...

    Carles

    Why New Orleans needs this mascot change.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2012
  11. Eric Gordon and the Optimism Bias

    Brett Koremenos

    In early July, the Phoenix Suns signed restricted free agent Eric Gordon to a four-year, $58 million offer sheet. Gordon is only 23 years old and is a rising star in a position losing its star power. But he has missed 107 games in four seasons and pl...

    Blog | November 07, 2012
  12. Stray Shots: Flop Warnings, Nets Style Watch, and the Truth About...

    Zach Lowe

    * Jarrett Jack got a bit of publicity when he tweeted earlier in the week that the league warned him about flopping in a preseason game as part of its new anti-flop crackdown. But he's far from the only one. A league source tells Grantland the N...

    Blog | October 19, 2012
  13. Grantland Network Podcast: The Basketball Jones

    The Basketball Jones

    On today's show, The Basketball Jones survey the fallout from Miami's 2012 NBA championship: Is LeBron James finally likable? Has a dynasty begun in South Florida? And where does Oklahoma City go from here? We also break down the Hornets-Wizards trad...

    Blog | June 22, 2012
  14. The Story Behind CharlotteBobcats.com

    Shane Ryan

    It started, as so many things in my life seem to start, with a tweet: Can someone please explain CharlotteBobcats.com to me? Because what.- Ticktock6 (@ticktock6) May 31, 2012 Fair question. Last week, the New Orleans Hornets won the fi...

    Blog | June 04, 2012
  15. Lords of Tankonia: Jerome Dyson's Night at the Stripe

    Chris Ryan

    I feel like I would get along with New Orleans coach Monty Williams. For one thing, he had a sense of humor when he got pegged with a peanut during a Hornets game against the Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center in March. Another reason? I once saw...

    Blog | April 19, 2012
  16. 28 Days Later: Nine Scenes From Clippers-Hornets

    Rafe Bartholomew

    With the Lakers, Clippers, and Kings hosting a whopping 28 home games in 28 days from March 11 through April 7 - all happening at Staples Center, which is only a wind-aided Andy Lee punt from Grantland's headquarters - we couldn't resist attending th...

    Blog | March 27, 2012