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  1. Noah’s Spark

    Jonathan Abrams

    Joakim Noah was 5 years old the first time his father, Yannick, gave him a tennis lesson. A crowd gathered as Yannick, a French sports icon, analyzed his son's strokes. After maybe 10 lessons, Joakim quit tennis. He decided at that...

    Blog | October 15, 2014
  2. How Rebounds Work

    Kirk Goldsberry

    Early in the fourth quarter of an April game against Orlando, Chicago's Jimmer Fredette came off a Taj Gibson screen and rose up for a left wing 3. As the ball arced toward the rim, Joakim Noah raced from the elbow toward the restr...

    Blog | October 14, 2014
  3. NBA Windows: A Depressing Discussion About Derrick Rose

    Andrew Sharp

    This year, more than any in recent memory, the NBA is about windows of opportunity. As we gear up for what could be a classic season, Grantland will take a close look at the ones that matter. *** It's a cliche to describ...

    Blog | October 06, 2014
  4. The Mecca in Decline

    Jordan Ritter Conn

    They sit in a Harlem church basement or a south Brooklyn deli, at an elite high school in Queens or a failing middle school on the Lower East Side, near Madison Square Garden or the Cage or the Rucker or some other calcified shrine, and they explain...

    Blog | July 31, 2014
  5. The Best-Case and Worst-Case Scenarios for the Bulls

    Robert Mays

    The Chicago Bulls are at a crossroads. Derrick Rose is coming back and Joakim Noah has established himself as an elite frontcourt player. The Bulls are in the Carmelo Anthony market and the European talent Nikola Mirotic is poised to join them. Every...

    Blog | July 07, 2014
  6. Make-or-Break NBA Playoffs Weekend

    Zach Lowe

    We have a monster weekend of games in what has become a shockingly unpredictable and wild first round. Let's take a quick spin around each series, focusing on some of the key questions - starting with the most intriguing series....

    Blog | April 25, 2014
  7. NBA Awards Season

    Zach Lowe

    Another overlong regular season is about over, meaning it's time to pause ahead of the playoffs and hand out the NBA's annual awards. Three notes on the choices that follow: * Mr. Simmons has seen to it that I have a real ballot for t...

    Blog | April 15, 2014
  8. The sources said Noah told Anthony something to this effect: You ...

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    Blog | March 06, 2014
  9. NBA Shootaround: CATS!

    Grantland Staff

    So much amazing is happening, and the Shootaround crew is back 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. Chris Ryan:&a...

    Blog | March 06, 2014
  10. Q&A: Tom Thibodeau on the Bulls' Offseason, Derrick Rose's Return...

    Zach Lowe

    It was not surprising to walk in the gym here in Las Vegas, nearly 90 minutes before tipoff of Thursday's first Summer League game, and find Tom Thibodeau already sitting courtside, the first NBA higher-up in the building. Thibodeau is a legendary ba...

    Blog | July 19, 2013
  11. CourtVision: Gravity's Rainbosh

    Kirk Goldsberry

    Less than 90 seconds into Monday's Game 4 between the Bulls and Heat, something seemingly uneventful happened. Dwyane Wade had just received an entry pass down on the right block, where he was doubled by Nate Robinson and Carlos Boozer. Joakim Noah w...

    Blog | May 14, 2013
  12. The Jalen Rose Report With David Jacoby (Plus Video!)

    Jalen Rose

    Jalen Rose breaks down all the conference semifinals series and recalls an altercation he had with a fan during his playing days. Listen to the full podcast here and check out the video below. Jalen Rose tells David Jacoby about the time he...

    Blog | May 10, 2013
  13. Who's That Guy? Taj Gibson!

    Robert Mays

    The NBA playoffs are in full swing, and as the amazing continues to happen, the Grantland crew wants to help you buff up on some of the lesser-known faces populating basketball's second season. [Note: We'll have to see what happens tonight, but c...

    Blog | May 08, 2013
  14. NBA Short-Attention-Span Power Rankings: Bulls-Nets, Game 2

    Robert Mays

    A survey of the players and coaches making moves last night in Brooklyn. 1. Joakim Noah There will be a lot said about grit and heart and all that today, and while a good portion of the praise heaped on Noah this morning will really be subtweets ...

    Blog | April 23, 2013
  15. College Basketball YouTube Hall of Hate

    Grantland Staff

    Behold a video catalogue of the most hated players in college basketball. Some were generational hate-figures found in our Most Hated College Basketball Players bracket. Some were just guys who pissed off our writers at some point or another. Mich...

    Blog | March 12, 2013
  16. We Went There: Joakim Noah's Career Night, Just When the Bulls Ne...

    Robert Mays

    With 2:15 left in the third quarter at the United Center last night, the Bulls and Sixers made their ways to the proper benches for a TV timeout. It was that time in the night when a footrace between animated breakfast food comes on the video board, ...

    Blog | March 01, 2013