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  1. NBA Draft Shootaround: Take Your Pick

    Grantland Staff

    So much amazing will be happening tonight, and to help get you ready, the Shootaround crew is choosing some of their favorite players in this year's draft. Click here for more on the 2014 NBA draft. Robert Mays: Gary Harris and his game deser...

    Blog | June 26, 2014
  2. Grantland's Athletes of the Year

    Grantland Staff

    Grantland's writers on their favorite athletes of the year. Cristiano Ronaldo Brian Phillips: As of this writing, Cristiano Ronaldo has, between Facebook and Twitter, 90,992,874 followers. That's more than three times as many as LeBron James. It'...

    Blog | December 20, 2013
  3. About Last Night: Working Hard, Harvey Working

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy declaring that your rap career is one and done, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday: Matt Harvey dominated the Rockies, throwing a four-hit shutout as the Mets took down Colorado, 5-0. Harvey entered the postgame ...

    Blog | August 08, 2013
  4. Matt Janning and the Practical Realities of Life on the NBA Fring...

    Brett Koremenos

    Most fans view summer league as something of a basketball barometer. If a guy can play — whether he was a top pick, a second-round wild card, or an unsigned outcast — he'll show it in summer league and find his way onto an NBA roster. If ...

    Blog | July 19, 2013
  5. Bill Simmons on the remarkable career of Tim Duncan

    Bill Simmons

    The Duncan Show has been many things over the past 16 years, but it has rarely, if ever, been boring.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2013
  6. About Last Weekend: Kings' Reign in Jeopardy

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy WATCHING GAME OF THRONES OH MY GOD YOU GUYS, here's what you missed in sports last weekend: The Chicago Blackhawks took a 2-0 series lead on the Los Angeles Kings with a 4-2 win at United Center. The loss was as bad for the...

    Blog | June 03, 2013
  7. The Bonner Effect: How Shutting Down the Spurs' Shooter Could Be ...

    Zach Lowe

    Stopping the San Antonio Spurs offense, one of the league's three best over the last three seasons combined, is always going to be a chore. Smart defenses can construct wonderful theoretical game plans centered on limiting the Spurs to midrange jumpe...

    Blog | May 20, 2013
  8. About Last Weekend: Knicks Start Their Summer Vacation

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were out welcoming summer by busting out the old double Dutch (and failing, because double-Dutching is really hard, guys, stop laughing) here's what you missed in sports last weekend: The New York Knicks were eliminated in six games ...

    Blog | May 20, 2013
  9. About Last Night: New York Feeling Melo Again

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy discovering something magical, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday: The New York Knicks blew out the Indiana Pacers, 105-79, behind 32 points from Carmelo Anthony to even their second-round series at a game apiece. ...

    Blog | May 08, 2013
  10. 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
  11. Why Matt Barnes, of All People, Could Be the Key to a Clippers Pl...

    Zach Lowe

    Two nights ago, as the Spurs and Thunder tangled in a rematch of last season's most exciting playoff series, it was easy to drool over another San Antonio–Oklahoma City conference finals. The old lion, its pinpoint system bolstered by some new ...

    Blog | March 13, 2013
  12. Sportstorialist: The NBA Needs to Stop Its Latest Uniform Experim...

    Wesley Morris

    The quiet shudder that made its way around the NBA a couple weeks ago had something to do with a uniform tweak. The league unveiled sleeved jerseys and announced its lab rats would be the Golden State Warriors. Debuting this occasional experiment on ...

    Blog | February 28, 2013
  13. Hey, Jadeveon Clowney: Here Are Five College Football Stars Who S...

    Ian Cohen

    As a 32-year-old, 5-foot-6 Jewish guy from Philadelphia who has been rocking a buzzcut for the entire 21st century, I think it goes without saying that I relate to Kentucky's flat-topped phenom Nerlens Noel in a multitude of ways. The most pertinent ...

    Blog | February 14, 2013
  14. NBA Shootaround: Brooklyn's Finest

    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. Savvy The Heat rolled in Brookly...

    Blog | January 31, 2013
  15. Matt Bonner's Indie Rock Campaign for the 3-Point Shootout

    Steven Hyden

    Matt Bonner is an unlikely candidate for a fan-driven NBA All-Star campaign. The San Antonio Spurs center is averaging just 3.8 points and two rebounds per game coming off the bench this season. But his shooting percentage from downtown — 48.4 ...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  16. Trade Season: More Potential Names on the NBA Market

    Zach Lowe

    Saturday has come and gone, meaning the majority of free agents who signed with new teams over the summer are now trade-eligible. Last week, Grantland took a look at some of the bigger names on that December 15 eligibility list, including Ryan Anders...

    Blog | December 17, 2012