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  1. But know this: Vogel is not Larry Bird's guy.

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    Blog | April 08, 2014
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Video: Larry Bird and Bill Simmons, the Full Podcast

    Grantland Channel

    Larry Bird and Bill Simmons discuss Bird's legendary Celtics career, why he almost retired early, and who he thinks is the best player in the game today. The original podcast aired on February 7, 2013....

    Blog | April 30, 2013
  9. Bill & Bird: Larry on Loyalty

    Grantland Channel

    Larry Bird tells Bill Simmons about how Kevin McHale was almost traded from the Celtics and the loyalty that Red Auerbach had for his players....

    Blog | April 19, 2013
  10. Bill & Bird: Bird Would Have Retired Had Len Bias Lived

    Grantland Channel

    Larry Bird explains to Bill Simmons how injuries hobbled the Celtics of the late '80s, and says that his injuries were so bad that he would have retired and handed the Celtics over to Len Bias had Bias lived to play in Boston....

    Blog | April 11, 2013
  11. Bill & Bird: Larry Bird on Fighting in the NBA and Why He Hates B...

    Grantland Channel

    Larry Bird tells Bill Simmons that he thinks the NBA has taken the flagrant foul thing too far, reviews his career in on-court brawls, and explains why he thinks Bill Laimbeer was a dirty player. Watch the video after the jump....

    Blog | March 20, 2013
  12. A Brief History of NBA All-Star Weekend Weirdness, As Told by You...

    Hua Hsu

    There's no greater celebration of what professional basketball has become than All-Star Weekend. There will be some fierce dunks, canny dribbling, and face-melting passes, sure, but I'm mostly talking about the spectacle, the off-court everything els...

    Blog | February 15, 2013
  13. Video: Magic Johnson on Michael Jordan Telling Him and Larry Bird...

    Grantland Channel

    The NBA Countdown crew, Magic Johnson, Jalen Rose, Bill Simmons, and Michael Wilbon reflect on Michael Jordan's legacy as he approaches his 50th birthday....

    Blog | February 11, 2013
  14. Heads Up, America: Kevin Durant Is Having One of the Greatest Off...

    Zach Lowe

    When I gave last night's Thunder-Nuggets game one of my coveted DVR slots, I knew I was probably recording a schedule loss. Denver was on the second night of a back-to-back, having traveled from Denver to OKC after an overtime win over Portland. Okla...

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  15. Remembering the greatest shot Larry Bird ever took … that mi...

    Bill Simmons

    An excerpt from The Book of Basketball in honor of the 25th anniversary of the 1987 NBA Finals.

    Story | Conversation | June 08, 2012
  16. Too Zeke to Fail: A Brief History of Isiah Thomas's Crashes and B...

    Chris Ryan

    Isiah Thomas was fired Friday as coach at Florida International University. Here's what Zeke had to say about his departure from Miami's first and only four-year public research university: "This is the most surprising thing that has happened to m...

    Blog | April 09, 2012