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  1. We Went There: The Lakers' 'Nightmare' Finally Ends

    Robert Mays

    It shouldn't have been surprising that when it came to the end, this Lakers season would refuse to go quietly. There was a chance for dignity — even down 20 points and staring at the most thorough of playoff drubbings. Los Angeles's starting ba...

    Blog | April 29, 2013
  2. Do-or-die playoff questions for the Boston Celtics, Atlanta Hawks...

    Zach Lowe

    With their seasons on the line, how can the struggling seeds survive?

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2013
  3. 'Inside the Playbook' NBA Playoff Previews: Nets, Bulls, Pacers, ...

    Brett Koremenos

    This concludes our look at the sets and actions integral to each NBA playoff team's success. Read about the Knicks, Celtics, Heat, and Bucks here; read about the Nuggets, Clippers, Grizzlies, Warriors here. Brooklyn Nets: Deron Williams and the UC...

    Blog | April 19, 2013
  4. We Went There: The Lakers Steal the 7-Seed

    Robert Mays

    Less than 10 minutes before tipoff, the real weight of last night's game at Staples Center, the type of weight given to fighting for playoff life and extending a season that seemed over a dozen times, was gone. As the Lakers and Rockets warmed up on ...

    Blog | April 18, 2013
  5. B.S. Report: Zach Lowe

    Bill Simmons

    Bill calls Grantland's NBA guru, Zach Lowe, to discuss the Lakers' future in the wake of the devastating Kobe injury and look ahead to the exciting playoff matchups. To listen to this podcast, download it on iTunes here or listen at the ESPN.c...

    Blog | April 15, 2013
  6. Kobe Bryant's Selfish Unselfishness and the Lakers' Best Hope for...

    Zach Lowe

    As with everything related to Kobe Bryant and the Lakers, there is the tendency to make a giant deal out of every game-to-game adjustment Bryant makes. Kobe finished with 11 assists last night, reigniting the debate over whether the Lakers are "bette...

    Blog | April 03, 2013
  7. Grantland Network: The Basketball Jones

    Grantland Network

    On today's show, The Basketball Jones discuss the Heat's impressive 24-game winning streak, their odds at tying or surpassing the 1971-72 Lakers' record, our favorite playoff race story lines, Andray Blatche screwin' the Wizards, players and teams wh...

    Blog | March 22, 2013
  8. Grantland Network: The Basketball Jones

    Grantland Network

    On today's show, The Basketball Jones discuss the Lakers' chances at jumping the Jazz for a playoff spot, what some lottery teams have to look forward to, Dwight Howard's comments about his former Magic teammates, the NBA's most powerful, the idea of...

    Blog | March 08, 2013
  9. Lakers Sports Talk Radio: Why They (Probably) Won't Make the Play...

    Jay Caspian Kang

    Sports talk radio never changes. Kevin from Saugus is Leo from Bensonhurst is Robbie from Schaumburg is Carl on a cell phone on the 280 outside Daly City, and although each of those guys complains in a regional style about regional players, they all ...

    Blog | January 07, 2013
  10. The Bill Simmons 2012 playoff anthology

    Bill Simmons

    Anything and everything from Bill Simmons and the 2012 NBA playoffs.

    Story | Conversation | June 21, 2012
  11. Metta's First 23 Days of Freedom

    Rembert Browne

    Athletes are at their best in the offseason. Let's celebrate their antics. On May 21, the Los Angeles Lakers were knocked out of the NBA playoffs. Here's what Metta World Peace tweeted about the outcome the next morning: Not the ending we want...

    Blog | June 13, 2012
  12. Video B.S. Report Archive: Bill Simmons and Flea

    Bill Simmons

    At some point later today, we'll be posting my NBA playoff preview column. Why? I don't know. It's not like I have any credibility left. During a podcast with Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea (a die-hard Lakers fan), we were arguing about the Laker...

    Blog | April 27, 2012
  13. Grantland Network Podcast: The Jalen Rose Show

    Grantland Staff

    In Monday's podcast, Jalen Rose and David Jacoby discuss Sunday's Lakers-Celtics game, the play Kobe said he called for Andrew Bynum, and whether Jalen expects to see Pau Gasol in the purple and gold during the playoffs. Listen to Monday's podca...

    Blog | March 12, 2012
  14. Jay Caspian Kang on Kobe Bryant: Person of Interest

    Jay Caspian Kang

    Stuck with an aging roster, and just 10,000 points shy of Kareem's record, what exactly is Kobe playing for?

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2012