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  1. The overhaul of the Toronto Raptors

    Zach Lowe

    A rare look inside the long, complex process of building a contender. Plus, 10 things to like (and not like) in the NBA.

    Story | Conversation | December 31, 2013
  2. The True Hollywood Story of Kobe's Crippling Contract

    Zach Lowe

    There are trades and contracts that require cold, calculating analysis about whether the logic of particular transactions accomplishes the clear goals of the franchises involved. Kobe Bryant's two-year, $48 million contract extension is not reall...

    Blog | November 25, 2013
  3. The X-Files: Dwyane Wade

    Andrew Sharp

    In the lead-up to the 2013-14 NBA season, Grantland will examine key players — X factors — for contending teams. There are millions of basketball fans in America who still hate LeBron James more than any athlete in sports, but whe...

    Blog | October 24, 2013
  4. Bill Simmons on who won and who lost the NBA offseason

    Bill Simmons

    Bill Simmons breaks down everything that has gone down in the offseason, with a little help from a timeless '80s classic.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2013
  5. NBA Free Agency: On John Wall Getting Paid and Mike Miller's Move...

    Zach Lowe

    The Wizards, always Wizarding around, are on the verge of signing John Wall to the maximum-allowable contract extension — a five-year, $80 million mega-deal that precludes the Wizards from signing any of their other current players, including B...

    Blog | July 25, 2013
  6. Q&A: Slim Thug on His Twitter Pitch to Bring Dwight Howard to Hou...

    Ian Cohen

    Dwight Howard has approximately 30 million reasons to stick with the Lakers this offseason, so rival suitors have found it necessary to resort to the intangible: Atlanta thinks playing in his hometown would appeal to D12, the Warriors are banking on ...

    Blog | July 02, 2013
  7. NBA free agency begins

    Charles P. Pierce

    There are a lot of reasons to love the NBA. Free agency isn't one of them.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2013
  8. Weekend Box Office: Melissa McCarthy Drops Channing Tatum Like He...

    Amos Barshad

    This weekend, all humans lost to the monsters. Pixar's Monsters University, the sequel to Monsters, Inc., took the top box office spot for the second straight week with $46.2 million, good for an overall international haul of — oh, wow, dude &#...

    Blog | July 01, 2013
  9. The 2013 NBA free-agency primer

    Zach Lowe

    On the eve of the silly season, here are the teams, players, and salaries to keep an eye on.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2013
  10. Al Jefferson, Paul Millsap, Tyrone Corbin, and the future of the ...

    Zach Lowe

    Utah has a million and one questions. Namely, who's part of its future? Plus: Boogie Cousins problems and the binary reaction to Brandon Knight's posterization.

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2013
  11. The Sports Guy breaks down the best contracts in basketball

    Bill Simmons

    With the NBA's new collective bargaining agreement in full swing, it's all about the contracts.

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2013
  12. On the career of Shaun Livingston, who survived one of the worst ...

    Jonathan Abrams

    Millions watched Shaun Livingston suffer one of the most gruesome injuries in NBA history — but the once-touted point guard is still in the league, and he isn't ready to give up yet.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2013
  13. Brandon Jennings, Kyle Singler, and Others Talk About Playing Bas...

    Max Blau

    As someone who's lived in Atlanta for the past six years, I distinctly remember the shocking announcement that Josh Childress had decided to leave the Hawks. He passed up on the team's $36 million offer, which would've paid him a respectable $5.6 mil...

    Blog | December 07, 2012
  14. Eric Gordon and the Optimism Bias

    Brett Koremenos

    In early July, the Phoenix Suns signed restricted free agent Eric Gordon to a four-year, $58 million offer sheet. Gordon is only 23 years old and is a rising star in a position losing its star power. But he has missed 107 games in four seasons and pl...

    Blog | November 07, 2012
  15. The Thunder need to pay James Harden now

    Bill Simmons

    The Thunder claiming they are just a poor, small-market team that can't afford James Harden doesn't work in today's NBA.

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2012
  16. Will Step Up Revolution Radically Politicize a Whole Generation o...

    Amos Barshad

    Well, no. But let's consider what we're dealing with here. If you were one of the $11.8 million's worth of people who saw Step Up Revolution this weekend, were you partaking — possibly unknowingly, while gleefully enjoying all those smooth move...

    Blog | July 30, 2012