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  1. NBA Countdown: Kobe Bryant's Legacy

    Grantland Channel

    Magic Johnson, Bill Simmons, Jalen Rose, and Michael Wilbon discuss Kobe Bryant's career and legacy on the evening he scored his 30,000th point in the NBA....

    Blog | December 06, 2012
  2. Lakers-Thunder Game Notes: The Big Three, Scapegoats, and Phil Ja...

    Mark Titus

    Despite Kobe Bryant's 42 points, the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 5 of their series on Monday night, ending the Lakers' season and setting up a matchup with the San Antonio Spurs in the Western Conference Finals. If you d...

    Blog | May 22, 2012
  3. The Misadventures of David Stern

    Gabe Feldman

    It looks like David Stern picked the wrong week to quit sniffing glue. After a lengthy and contentious lockout, a brief antitrust skirmish, and the cancellation of 16 regular season games, the owners and the NBPA finally agreed to terms on a new coll...

    Blog | December 12, 2011
  4. And Now, A Weird An Awesome Poster of James Worthy

    Grantland Staff

    Thanks to Friend of Grantland Daniel, who submitted this poster to us last week. "Some serious swag going on here," writes Daniel. James Worthy L.A. Law I absolutely want this. But I would probably settle for the mini-poster version. Do you...

    Blog | October 18, 2011
  5. 2015 NBA Trade Value, Part 1

    Bill Simmons

    Reason no. 228 why I love writing the just-about-annual "Who Has The Highest Trade Value In The NBA?" column: Derrick Rose, January 23, 2015. After Rose upended LeBron's budding MVP Award dynasty in 2011, Chicagoans l...

    Blog | January 23, 2015
  6. Just for Fun: Which Teams Should Be Trying to Trade for Tom Thibo...

    Jason Concepcion

    Gaze into the eyes of a madman. A hard-ass. A stickler. The type of dude who refers to spinal meningitis as "viral something something. Flu-like symptoms, whatever." A descendant from the Pat Riley-Jeff Van Gundy school,...

    Blog | January 21, 2015
  7. Who’s That Guy? Lakers Waiver Wire Pickup of the Year Tarik...

    Tucker Tashjian

    Who's That Guy is an ongoing Grantland series and an orientation tool to use in the vast sports landscape. And hey, even though they have a terrible record, the Lakers are still a very real part of that landscape. Who is he? Ta...

    Blog | January 20, 2015
  8. The Swaggy P Continuum: Parsing the Multitudes of Nick Young&rsqu...

    Shea Serrano

    Nick Young is a professional basketball player. He is from California. He plays for the Los Angeles Lakers. He has been in the league for eight years. Swaggy P is Nick Young's alter ego. He is from Alpha Centauri. He currently plays for...

    Blog | January 16, 2015
  9. Wolf on the Rock: The Ludicrous, Glorious Doom of Kobe Bryant

    Brian Phillips

    Even at his peak, Kobe Bryant made greatness look grueling. He had every gift, every natural blessing - but he made having them look hard. He could do whatever he wanted on a basketball court, but being in charge of that kind of skill was e...

    Blog | January 08, 2015
  10. The Fourth-Annual Luke Walton All-Stars

    Zach Lowe

    An NBA veteran who shall remain nameless made it known last season that he wasn't thrilled about his inclusion on the third annual Luke Walton All-Stars. Team Walton is for journeymen thriving in unexpectedly large roles, and NBA players ar...

    Blog | December 30, 2014
  11. The NBA’s Western Conference Power Rankings

    Zach Lowe

    This is the second consecutive year in which it feels necessary around the holidays to step back like Chazz Palminteri in The Usual Suspects and take a wide-lens look at the bloodbath that is the 2014-15 Western Conference. This could be the great...

    Blog | December 23, 2014
  12. Scenes From ‘The Grantland Basketball Hour,’ Episode ...

    Grantland Channel

    The Grantland Basketball Hour made its return Thursday night, with appearances from ESPN's Ryen Russillo and Michael Rapaport, guest correspondent Hannibal Buress, and Grantland writer Zach Lowe's disembodied voice. The episode is available...

    Blog | December 19, 2014
  13. The Postapocalyptic Lakers Are the NBA’s Most Entertaining ...

    Jason Concepcion

    You're probably thinking, Another Lakers column? Listen, I get it. The Lakers stink and will not be relevant this season. So why do we keep talking about them? It's a fair question. I keep talking about them because decay is dope...

    Blog | December 15, 2014
  14. 'Jalen and Jacoby': Kobe at Practice, Drake and Diddy, ...

    Jalen Rose and David Jacoby

    Jalen Rose and David Jacoby break down Kobe's practice outburst, Drake and Diddy's fisticuffs, and all the drama with Carmelo and the Knicks, then take questions from fans. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Sports p...

    Blog | December 13, 2014
  15. NBA Shootaround: So This Is What Winning Feels Like

    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. Andre...

    Blog | December 04, 2014
  16. NBA Shootaround: What Do We Know After One Month?

    Grantland Staff

    We're one month into the NBA season. To make sense of it all, we've asked our Shootaround crew to talk about a few things that we think we know after 30 awesome days of basketball. Victor Decolongon/Getty Images Jason Concepcion: Here are...

    Blog | November 26, 2014