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  1. NBA Playoffs Overnight: Turn the Page

    Danny Chau and netw3rk

    Your daily look at last night's NBA action. netw3rk: Joe Johnson - as you may have heard and have probably joked - is quite well compensated, even within the heady ranks of professional basketball players. It&...

    Blog | May 15, 2014
  2. NBA Playoffs Shootaround: Opening Statements

    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. Steve McPhe...

    Blog | April 21, 2014
  3. Building the Brow

    Zach Lowe

    It's telling that the comparisons have mostly stopped. When Anthony Davis came into the league, with ridiculous arms and guard skills honed before a late growth spurt, everyone rushed to find his NBA analogue. Kevin Garnett was a popular choice...

    Blog | April 01, 2014
  4. Mikhail Prokhorov? Partying in the Alps With Models? Tell Me More...

    Chris Ryan

    Here's Jason Kidd, probably unintentionally paraphrasing the beginning of Anna Karenina in the New York Daily News: "Everybody runs their franchises differently ... (Mark) Cuban is one that's around a lot. (James) Dolan is around. And so for us, our ...

    Blog | January 07, 2014
  5. The NBA's Winter of Discontent: All the Drama You Might Have Miss...

    Chris Ryan

    Man, the holiday hangover hit the NBA with a force this week. After a quintupleheader of games on Christmas, you might have thought it was safe to turn your back on the league and spend some time with your family or your Xbox One. You would be wrong....

    Blog | January 02, 2014
  6. We Went There: Nets-Sixers With a Brooklyn Fan Who Happens to Be ...

    Hua Hsu

    "An expectation of defeat." This was how my friend Chris explained his mind-set as a Nets fan in the 1990s — and they weren't even that bad back then! He grew up in Imlaystown, New Jersey, equidistant from Philadelphia and New York, in that...

    Blog | December 17, 2013
  7. About Last Night: Portland Keeps Pace

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy trying to understand why Skapoli and the Dustones' album, which dropped yesterday with no fanfare on iTunes, didn't instantly go platinum, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday: LaMarcus Aldridge put up 31 points and...

    Blog | December 13, 2013
  8. Q&A: Coach Brad Stevens on His Surprising Celtics and the New Jor...

    Zach Lowe

    Boston shocked the NBA landscape twice within a two-week period last summer, first dealing Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce to Brooklyn, and then hiring Brad Stevens seemingly out of nowhere as Doc Rivers's replacement. No one seemed to even know Steven...

    Blog | December 11, 2013
  9. 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
  10. I Bought Brooklyn Nets Season Tickets in the Summer ... I've Made...

    Hua Hsu

    There was no time to print new programs before last night's game between the Nets and the visiting Nuggets: There, on page 28, was Lawrence Frank's name, first among the six assistant coaches listed. Good-bye to all that. Just a few hours earlier, Fr...

    Blog | December 04, 2013
  11. Paul George Is a Problem

    Chris Ryan

    Last season, in late March, I awarded John Wall something called M.V.P.N.N.K.L. It's the MVP for people not named Kevin or LeBron. The only NBA players disqualified from winning the award are LeBron James and Kevin Durant (and Kevin Garnett, and Kevi...

    Blog | November 06, 2013
  12. Opening Night in Brooklyn, Year 2

    Noah Davis

    If there was a Year 1 winner when the Nets moved to Brooklyn, it was the Modell's on Flatbush Avenue that sits across the street from the Barclays Center. What was formerly a rundown sporting goods store with little on the shelves transformed itself ...

    Blog | November 04, 2013
  13. The beginning of a strange new season for the Celtics and the Net...

    Amos Barshad

    The beginning of a strange new season for Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, Rajon Rondo, and their respective teams.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2013
  14. About Last Night: Happy to Be Napoli

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy frantically shorting Arian Foster futures, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday: Mike Napoli hit a monster home run as the Boston Red Sox got to Anibal Sanchez and beat the Tigers, 4-3, to take a 3-2 ALCS lead back ...

    Blog | October 18, 2013
  15. 28-Day NBA Warning: Say Hi to the Brooklyn Bad Guys

    Chris Ryan

    Imagine you're at a party. It's a pretty midsize affair; there are enough people — say 20 — that you can legit call it a party, but it's not like it's raging. You know these people and you like them, but you're ultimately a little bored w...

    Blog | October 01, 2013
  16. 43-Day NBA Warning: When the Apocalypse Comes, Jordan Crawford Wi...

    Andrew Sharp

    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. When we last left Jordan Crawford, it was the night the Knicks showed up to Madis...

    Blog | September 16, 2013