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  1. The Commissioner

    Bryan Curtis

    When Bob Ryan would begin writing a Celtics game story - a "gamer," as it's known in the trade - he'd look for a lede. An insight, a gag, a short scene. Something he could extract from his brain befor...

    Blog | October 10, 2014
  2. The Top 20 Shooters: How We Chose Them

    Kirk Goldsberry

    As part of the Grantland NBA preview, we ranked the top 20 shooters in the NBA. The list includes catch-and-shoot snipers like Kyle Korver, stretch 4s like Serge Ibaka, and do-it-all point guards like Chris Paul. Everybody on the list possesses at le...

    Blog | October 07, 2014
  3. A Visit to the 2014 National Sports Collectors Convention, Part 5...

    Bill Simmons and Rembert Browne

    PART 1 | PART 2 | PART 3 | PART 4 | PART 5 | PART 6 BS: In 2013, I didn't pull the trigger on this Fridge-hot dogs poster right away ...; and someone else grabbed it. That's been haunting me for the past 12 months. So...

    Blog | August 20, 2014
  4. A Visit to the 2014 National Sports Collectors Convention, Part 4...

    Bill Simmons and Rembert Browne

    PART 1 | PART 2 | PART 3 | PART 4 | PART 5 | PART 6 BS: Bear Bryant's game-worn plaid jacket. (Rem - he's the guy who coached Forrest Gump.) RB: Duh, Bill. Because of Bear, Forrest got to meet JFK and then drink 15 free D...

    Blog | August 20, 2014
  5. A Visit to the 2014 National Sports Collectors Convention, Part 3...

    Bill Simmons and Rembert Browne

    PART 1 | PART 2 | PART 3 | PART 4 | PART 5 | PART 6 BS: That's a Prince concert program from the late '80s. I don't know if the look on Rem's face is shock, awe, respect, horror, affection ...; I just can't tell. ...

    Blog | August 20, 2014
  6. A Visit to the 2014 National Sports Collectors Convention

    Bill Simmons and Rembert Browne

    Bill Simmons: On the "My Favorite Annual Summer Traditions" scale, the National Sports Collectors Convention ranks somewhere between the Fourth of July and Sharknado for me. But after hitting four of the last five conventions and posting co...

    Blog | August 20, 2014
  7. A Visit to the 2014 National Sports Collectors Convention, Part 6...

    Bill Simmons and Rembert Browne

    PART 1 | PART 2 | PART 3 | PART 4 | PART 5 | PART 6 RB: Just when you think you've seen David Jacoby at his giddiest, he stumbles on a 21 Jump Street box and hugs it tight and vows to never let go, all with the Kool-Aidiest of smiles....

    Blog | August 20, 2014
  8. A Visit to the 2014 National Sports Collectors Convention, Part 2...

    Bill Simmons and Rembert Browne

    PART 1 | PART 2 | PART 3 | PART 4 | PART 5 | PART 6 RB: Worst. Fraternity. Composite. Ever. BS: $2,450?? I'm against man-made memorabilia in all forms. BS: I'm against man-made memorabilia in all forms ...; unless it's an...

    Blog | August 20, 2014
  9. Your Summer NBA Rivalries Guide

    Jason Gallagher

    It's August and the NBA news cycle is running like a dry well. I'm not saying stories are being manufactured out of thin air or anything like that. Never. But some little subplots might need some gasoline poured on them for added...

    Blog | August 14, 2014
  10. But know this: Vogel is not Larry Bird's guy.

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    Blog | April 08, 2014
  11. Basketball Jesus, Take the Wheel: A Back-and-Forth on Indiana&rsq...

    Corban Goble and Chris Ryan

    Chris Ryan: Corban, last night the Pacers lost by 26 to San Antonio. They have dropped three straight, and failed to get above 80 on the scoreboard in five of their last six. They are 12-11 since the All-Star break. Getting taken out to the...

    Blog | April 01, 2014
  12. B.S. Report: Dr. J (With Video!)

    Bill Simmons

    NBA legend Julius "Dr. J" Erving tells Bill about tutoring Charles Barkley, fighting Larry Bird, being underrated, and why he thinks Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is the greatest player of all time. Listen to the podcast here, and watch more videos below! S...

    Blog | December 20, 2013
  13. Bill and Jalen's 33-Day Recap: Day 2 of the First Birdmester!

    Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose

    Part 3 To honor the great Larry Bird, Bill and Jalen have decided to do a leaguewide wrap-up every 33 days, or, as they call it, every Birdmester. In this episode — Part 3 of our video series — Bill and Jalen praise the funniest YouTube ...

    Blog | December 06, 2013
  14. Bill and Jalen's 33-Day Recap: The First Birdmester!

    Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose

    Part 1 Bill and Jalen are back! To honor the great Larry Bird, Bill and Jalen have decided to do a league-wide wrap-up every 33 days - or, as they call it, every Birdmester. In their first episode, they crown the best team in the league, the best ta...

    Blog | December 05, 2013
  15. About Last Night: Hernandez Charged

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out being a real Party Time Jack, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday. NFL tight end Aaron Hernandez has been officially charged with murder and released by the Patriots. "Now that's what I call a bad day!" said Lenny ...

    Blog | June 27, 2013
  16. The Ultimate Guide to Lance Stephenson

    Andrew Sharp

    Jonathan Abrams did a great job telling Lance Stephenson's story in depth a few months ago, but Stephenson has been good enough during the past few weeks to earn a second profile. With that in mind, let's dive into the Lance Stephenson Experience by ...

    Blog | May 30, 2013