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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. What's in a Name? Why the Pelicans Should Be Known As the 'Pellie...

    Zach Lowe

    This is an important moment in the history of basketball in New Orleans. Its NBA team has tried to accelerate its rebuilding process with two risky moves — dealing two draft picks, including Nerlens Noel, for Jrue Holiday, and tossing more mone...

    Blog | July 25, 2013
  4. All Hail the NBA Offseason

    Andrew Sharp

    It's mid-July, the offseason is two weeks old, the second (or third?) Dwightmare is officially over, and we have at least three teams who vaulted themselves into the title contender conversation. This summer's especially fun because teams who were go...

    Blog | July 12, 2013
  5. Dwight's Flight and What We've Learned From Free Agency So Far

    Zach Lowe

    The madness is nearly over, just like that. Dwight Howard has taken his farts to Houston, finally, and may God have mercy on all our souls. The Lakers are flailing (and should probably join the deepening Tank Pool), the Thunder are still looking for ...

    Blog | July 08, 2013
  6. Holiday, Hinkie, Noel, and the Night That Changed the Sixers

    Ben Detrick

    For the Sixers, last season was a seeping hell ship. Creaky-kneed center Andrew Bynum dedicated his year to dominating the international flamenco dancing circuit, trade-jettisoned young talent flourished in Orlando, and coach Doug Collins's proud pur...

    Blog | June 28, 2013
  7. NBA Shootaround: Frustrated Incorporated

    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. The Tournament of Knicks-Nuggets ...

    Blog | March 14, 2013
  8. 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
  9. Doug Collins's Meltdown and the Sixers' Unraveling Season

    Zach Lowe

    A lost season hit its low point last night in Philadelphia, when an Orlando team that is now 4-28 in its last 32 games blew out the Sixers, resulting in a postgame borderline meltdown from Doug Collins. Over an excruciating 10 minutes, Collins did th...

    Blog | February 27, 2013
  10. NBA Shootaround: On Golden State

    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. This Is Happening One of the bes...

    Blog | December 13, 2012
  11. The 3-Point Evolutions of Evan Turner and Rudy Gay

    Brett Koremenos

    The growing importance of the 3-point shot in today's NBA is hardly a secret. It has become an essential element for efficient team offense. Not only is the shot itself valuable, but its mere threat creates by far the most precious commodity in the g...

    Blog | December 03, 2012
  12. Stray Shots: The DeMar DeRozan Bad Contract Extension Edition

    Zach Lowe

    DeMar DeRozan The rookie deal non-max extension is one of the least efficient/riskiest contracts in the NBA. It comes when a player is still very young, at a stage when it's possible to believe he might advance more in the next 12 months than he d...

    Blog | November 02, 2012
  13. Sticking Point: Why Ty Lawson and Stephen Curry's New Deals Matte...

    Zach Lowe

    Today's big picture: Two teams with point guards who appear to be foundational offensive players have locked them up with long-term deals, while two others (Milwaukee and Philadelphia) have passed on extending point guards who have yet to show that k...

    Blog | October 31, 2012
  14. A World Without Andrew: What the Sixers Will Do Without Bynum

    Zach Lowe

    Well, it's a good thing the Sixers have four center types on their roster and entered last offseason with the goal of handing the reins to Jrue Holiday and Evan Turner. Those guys may get more scoring responsibility than even their biggest supporters...

    Blog | October 24, 2012
  15. Andrew Bynum Starts Philadelphia's New Age of Ambition

    Ben Detrick

    Philadelphia sports fans are regarded as a nasty bunch — jeerers of Santa Claus, cheerers of paralysis, heavers of battery acid at toddlers — but the only venom produced this week was a half-hearted "Beat L.A." chant. Instead, Wednesday's...

    Blog | August 17, 2012