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  1. The Marc Gasol All-Stars

    Zach Lowe

    We're done with the NBA geek's midseason triathlon: the bleary-eyed madness of All-Star Weekend, the salary-cap gymnastics of the trade deadline, and the brain-bending MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference. It's time to burn the pocket...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  2. It's Dark Times for the NBA, But Comedians Tim Duncan, Dwyane Wad...

    Chris Ryan

    Ah, the coldest winter. We've had a couple of days of no good, very bad, terrible news coming out of the NBA (D-Rose, Marc Gasol, Iggy, Beal injuries). So give thanks that we have guys like Dwyane Wade, Michael Beasley, and Tim Duncan for livening up...

    Blog | November 26, 2013
  3. Deja Vu in Chicago, Plus a Trip Through the NBA's Emergency Room

    Zach Lowe

    Some thoughts after a very depressing weekend of NBA basketball has left the league feeling unusually unsettled for this time of season, with scads of injuries and so many (Eastern Conference) teams with high internal expectations floundering horribl...

    Blog | November 25, 2013
  4. Paying to Play in Memphis? The Strange Case of Tennessee's Jock T...

    Zach Lowe

    When I first asked Chris Johnson, the lefty shooter from Dayton who signed two 10-day contracts with the Grizzlies last season, about his tax issues in Tennessee, he went into a stock answer about the luxury tax — how he understood Memphis had ...

    Blog | July 19, 2013
  5. NBA Playoffs Shootaround: Men in Black

    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. Be Afraid (All GIFs by @HeyB...

    Blog | May 28, 2013
  6. My Brother's Keeper: The Sad Fate of Marc Gasol

    Carles

    Why did everyone want to believe in the Memphis Grizzlies? It was an unlikely collision of forces that led us from "praising the Grizzlies for what they actually are" to considering them legitimate title contenders. It helped that they played two bro...

    Blog | May 28, 2013
  7. NBA Playoffs Shootaround: Right Where They Want Them

    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. The Decision Robert Mays: He...

    Blog | May 27, 2013
  8. No One Is Saying Kevin Durant Isn't Clutch, Plus 11 More Takeaway...

    Zach Lowe

    1. It's almost refreshing how little "maybe Kevin Durant isn't clutch!!??!" idiocy we've been hearing over the last three days, after Durant's shaky shooting performances down the stretch of the last three Thunder losses. Durant has shot 2-of-14 in t...

    Blog | May 14, 2013
  9. NBA Playoffs Short-Attention-Span Power Rankings: Tony Allen Is Y...

    Danny Chau and Andrew Sharp and Brett Koremenos

    A survey of the players and teams making moves in last night's NBA action. 1. Tony Allen Danny Chau: I've replayed Tony Allen's game-clinching steal in Game 4 a hundred times and it doesn't get any less awesome. Kevin Martin fakes a pick for ...

    Blog | May 14, 2013
  10. Game 6 Madness: The Keys to a Killer Night of Playoff Basketball

    Zach Lowe

    Do you guys remember the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs? They're still in the playoffs, I swear! That Heat-Bucks series was actually this season. I know — it seems like it might have been Miami's first-round series last season, but it really ...

    Blog | May 03, 2013
  11. The Z-Bo Issue: The Grizzlies Are a Threat to Emerge From the Wes...

    Zach Lowe

    As others have noted recently, there's been a lot of hand-wringing over Oklahoma City's alleged vulnerability as we finally, mercifully approach the playoffs. The Thunder have lost three of their last four games against their brethren in the West's t...

    Blog | April 11, 2013
  12. Stray Shots: Examining the Lakers in a Post-Kobe World, the Knick...

    Zach Lowe

    After a crazy night of NBA injuries, wild finishes, and resounding wins, a smorgasbord of random thoughts that don't merit their own posts: * The Lakers' defense has been a disaster over the last 20 games whenever Dwight Howard sits, mostly b...

    Blog | March 14, 2013
  13. Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol is the most overlooked big ma...

    Jordan Conn

    What makes Grizzlies center Marc Gasol so good? And what makes him so overlooked?

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2013
  14. CourtVision: Big Al Jefferson and the Symmetry of the NBA

    Kirk Goldsberry

    In the time of attack guards, small ball, and stretch 4's, Big Al Jefferson's game is unapologetically old school. He's the kind of post player that was once so ubiquitous in the league, but now seems to be an endangered species. Like Adrian Peterson...

    Blog | January 11, 2013
  15. LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Marc Gasol, Jarrett Jack, and the NBA...

    Zach Lowe

    In praise of the best player in the world, an underappreciated defensive animal, and the offseason's sneakiest acquisition.

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2013
  16. The 3-Point Evolutions of Evan Turner and Rudy Gay

    Brett Koremenos

    The growing importance of the 3-point shot in today's NBA is hardly a secret. It has become an essential element for efficient team offense. Not only is the shot itself valuable, but its mere threat creates by far the most precious commodity in the g...

    Blog | December 03, 2012