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  1. About Last Night: Break Up the Sixers!

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy coming around to the idea that Cowboys tight end Jason Witten is just the sort of guy who sometimes has to be yelled at, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday: In what may prove to be the biggest upset of the entire...

    Blog | October 31, 2013
  2. NBA Free-Agency Shootaround: Independence Day

    Grantland Staff

    So much amazing is happening, and the Shootaround crew is here to help you keep track of it all. Here, you'll find takes on all the big free-agency transactions of the last few days, along with some of the not-so-big ones. It's Expected, I'm Gone ...

    Blog | July 08, 2013
  3. Celebrating Jerry West's 75th Birthday With GIFs

    Chris Ryan

    Today is Jerry West's 75th birthday. The West Virginia native began his NBA career in 1960 with the Los Angeles Lakers. He went on to become (quite literally) one of the league's most iconic players, racking up 14 All-Star appearances, 12 All-NBA sel...

    Blog | May 28, 2013
  4. Changing the Conversation: A Postmortem of the 2012-13 Los Angele...

    Carles

    Don Draper always advises his clients with an aphorism: "If you don't like what's being said, change the conversation." That's decent advice for addressing a short-term problem about the perception of a brand or company, but it doesn't do anything to...

    Blog | April 29, 2013
  5. About Last Weekend: Miami Ready for an Encore

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy devising an elaborate fake game show so you could injure otherwise forgotten celebrities, here's what you missed in sports last weekend: LeBron James flirted with, but fell two assists shy of, a triple-double as his Miami H...

    Blog | April 22, 2013
  6. About Last Night: The Playoff Picture

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy scaring little children by reciting Mariners hitting stats from the past decade, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday: The Utah Jazz were eliminated from the NBA playoff picture after an 86-70 loss to the Memphis G...

    Blog | April 18, 2013
  7. About Last Weekend: Men at Work

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were out busting people's chops and bringing them down a peg or two, here's what you missed in sports last weekend: The Masters has a new champion: Adam Scott defeated Angel Cabrera in a tense two-hole playoff to win his first major ...

    Blog | April 15, 2013
  8. The Game of ThronestoNBA Playoffs Translator, Book 1: Westeros ...

    netw3rk and Steve McPherson

    To read the Essos (Eastern) Conference translator, click here. Steve McPherson: As darkness sweeps the land, a lone figure works by dim light, trying to write one of those intros where it seems like he's talking about Game of Thrones but then he's...

    Blog | March 28, 2013
  9. About Last Night: Miami Continues to Forget to Lose

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy getting your NIT bracket in before tipoff, here's what you missed in sports on Monday: The Miami Heat secured their 23rd consecutive victory, overcoming Jeff Green's 43 points to grab sole possession of the second longest w...

    Blog | March 19, 2013
  10. NBA Shootaround: And You May Ask Yourself, How Did I Get Here?

    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. Tower of Power Chris Ryan: Y...

    Blog | March 07, 2013
  11. About Last Night: Rock, Chalk, OT, Then Jayhawk

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were out doing some very last-minute ballot-box stuffing for the People's Choice Awards, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday. Kansas avoided an upset in their Big-12 opener beating Iowa State, 97-89, in overtime, as freshma...

    Blog | January 10, 2013
  12. Examining the career of Antawn Jamison from UNC to the NBA

    Jay Caspian Kang

    The Lakers' sixth man has Hall of Fame numbers; will he get the recognition he deserves?

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2012
  13. Sizing Up Small Ball: How the Celtics, Lakers, and the Rest of th...

    Zach Lowe

    Doc Rivers is a candid guy and a very good coach, but I'm not totally buying what he's selling here (via the Boston Herald): Although the Heat occupy his thoughts, Rivers said the current edition of the Celtics wasn't conceived with any one oppone...

    Blog | October 15, 2012
  14. How Will Howard, Bynum, and Iguodala Fit In With Their New Teams?...

    Sebastian Pruiti

    The news that Dwight Howard is heading to the Lakers in a four-team trade means our long national nightmare is over. It also means that with the particulars of the deal — Howard to L.A., Bynum to Philadelphia, and Iguodala to Denver — thr...

    Blog | August 10, 2012
  15. 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
  16. 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