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  1. How Kyle Korver Was Blinded by Jeff Hornacek's Advice

    Zach Lowe

    At every one of his stops in the NBA, Kyle Korver finds a guru. Quin Snyder was Korver's guru in Atlanta last season. Snyder had coached in Europe and as a result seemed to be open to unconventional ideas for plays and X's-and-O's tw...

    Blog | July 29, 2014
  2. Kyle Korver: An Offense Unto Himself

    Zach Lowe

    As the second round of the 2003 draft puttered along, the Nets watched as teams ahead of them plucked every player in which New Jersey had interest. The team, fresh off an Atlantic Division win and an appearance in the NBA Finals, was so low on cash,...

    Blog | July 29, 2014
  3. Bake Shop Mailbag: James Dolan Meltdowns, Tinder Swipes, and Alex...

    Katie Baker

    What were the odds of a full-blown Dolan meltdown if Melo left? -Daniel S. Imagine what a Dolan meltdown would be like - so many late-night phone calls to Isiah, so much moody free jazz, so many days spent staring blankly at the...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  4. Gordon Hayward, Free Agency, and the NBA's Middle Class

    Zach Lowe

    As the world waits on LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, private planes, Vegas meetings, overpriced meals, and mystery pickup games, a few of the league's non-glamour teams are engaging in real and interesting transactions! The headliner is Gordon ...

    Blog | July 09, 2014
  5. About Last Night: Tanaka Can’t Cut It

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy pitching a soap opera pilot titled Sterling v. Sterling, here are the top five stories you missed in sports on Tuesday: New York starter Masahiro Tanaka was not at his best for the Yankees, who fell to the Cleveland Indians...

    Blog | July 09, 2014
  6. “Eric Jonrosh is a drunk who urinated in my sink when he ca...

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    Blog | July 07, 2014
  7. The NBA Draft Lottery Karma Rankings

    Bill Simmons

    Here are your odds for tonight's NBA draft lottery ...; TEAM CHANCE FOR NO. 1 PICK CHANCE FOR TOP 3 PICK Milwaukee 25.0% 64.2% Philadelphia 19.9% 55.8% Orlando 15.6% 46.9% Utah...

    Blog | May 20, 2014
  8. Which Has Been Your Favorite Houston Rockets Duo to Have Watched ...

    Shea Serrano

    Did you know the Houston Rockets have won one playoff series in the last 16 years? I knew that because I live in Houston and I have ears and the Internet. It's all anyone around here has talked about ever since the Rockets went down 3-1 in their...

    Blog | April 30, 2014
  9. About Last Night: Dubs Demolished

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy seeing what happens if you mix some facts in with your "facts," here are the six things you need to know from sports on Monday: The Clippers thrashed the Warriors, 138-98, to even up their series at a game apiece whil...

    Blog | April 22, 2014
  10. Wave of Decomposition

    Steven Hyden

    A few weeks ago, a jazz critic named Ted Gioia wrote an article for the Daily Beast about how contemporary music criticism is terrible. This was the crux of his argument: "Technical knowledge of the art form has disappeared from its discour...

    Blog | April 08, 2014
  11. Q&A: Gordon Hayward on Getting Love in Utah and the Chase-Dow...

    Zach Lowe

    It has been a predictably tough year for Gordon Hayward, thrust into a no. 1 role on a rebuilding team that let its starting front line walk in exchange for cap space it used on fringe players. Hayward has proven well-rounded, but his shooting has su...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  12. A Fate Worse Than Death: Bucks-Jazz

    Robert Mays

    Sometime around noon on Saturday, an email sent by the guy who runs this website landed in my inbox. It was the first day of March, and because that same person is also a noted leader in the perverse enjoyment of terrible basketball, February&rsq...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  13. About Last Night: Jazz Tune Out Durant, Thunder

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy refusing to elect Michael Richards to the Hall of Krame because of character issues, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday: Kevin Durant had 48 points, but the Oklahoma City Thunder still fell to the Utah Jazz, 112-10...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  14. Now That Tremes Over, It's Time to Give It Another Chance

    Molly Lambert

    It's OK to come late to Treme — most of the show's characters don't consider punctuality much of a virtue, anyway. You can roll up whenever you like. Just bring an open mind, especially if you're someone who dismissed it after watching a few ep...

    Blog | December 30, 2013
  15. How to Survive Bad Basketball

    netw3rk

    The NBA season is 82 games long, and for fans of many teams, to watch those games is to enter an endless, Kafkaesque hellscape that lives outside of time. Non-fans simply avoid the sight of such teams unless some other interest-inducing factor compel...

    Blog | December 18, 2013
  16. About Last Night: Fear da Bears

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy getting a fragment of moose antler removed from your foot ... seriously ... here's what you missed in sports on Monday: Josh McCown threw for four touchdowns and ran for a fifth as the Chicago Bears continued their do...

    Blog | December 10, 2013