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  1. 24 Lingering Questions From the NBA Finals

    Bill Simmons

    Leave it to the San Antonio Spurs. Just one day after celebrating one of the most emotional title clinchers in NBA history, the "Ozymandias" episode of the Duncan-Pop era was rendered irrelevant by America's first World Cup game....

    Blog | June 19, 2014
  2. Avoiding NBA Extinction

    Zach Lowe

    Three more playoff series could end tonight, as we wrap perhaps the greatest first round in NBA history. Here's where each series stands after five games, and what we might see in Game 6 and (please?) Game 7. Neither team can stop the ot...

    Blog | May 02, 2014
  3. Dirk Is 10th on the All-Time Scoring List; Celebrate With Lil Poo...

    Jason Gallagher

    I discovered two important things last night. First, there are depths of my soul that can only be awoken by Dirk Nowitzki doing incredible things like becoming the 10th-highest scorer in NBA history. Second, it turns out I'm not...

    Blog | April 09, 2014
  4. CourtVision: What's the Matter With Ricky Rubio?

    Kirk Goldsberry

    Here's a hot NBA meme: Ricky Rubio is on pace to have one of the worst shooting seasons in NBA history. That's right, the guy Shaq once referred to as "the Italian Pete Maravich" is not only Spanish, but he's not exactly a pistolero on the hardwood e...

    Blog | December 30, 2013
  5. Q&A: New Phoenix Head Coach Jeff Hornacek on the Rebuilding Suns ...

    Zach Lowe

    The Suns, by any measure besides championship banners, are one of the most successful franchises in NBA history. They missed the playoffs just seven times from 1975-76 through 2009-10, with 19 50-win seasons in that span. But they've missed the playo...

    Blog | July 17, 2013
  6. About Last Night: King James Continues His Reign

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy finally figuring out the trick to seeing the hidden image in those Magic Eye posters, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday. LeBron James became the first player in NBA history to score 30 points on better than 60 per...

    Blog | February 13, 2013
  7. 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
  8. Kevin Durant is having one of the greatest offensive seasons in N...

    Kirk Goldsberry

    At 24 years old, Kevin Durant isn't just a gifted offensive player — he's already one of the greatest of all time. And he's only getting better. Here's the proof.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2013
  9. Why Nikola Vucevic Could Be the Next Marc Gasol

    Brett Koremenos

    It's been nearly five years since the Memphis Grizzlies sent Pau Gasol to the L.A. Lakers in what was one of the more vilified deals in NBA history. In exchange for an All-Star big man who helped the Lakers secure two titles, the Grizzlies received l...

    Blog | January 09, 2013
  10. Downtown Downpour: The New York Knicks Are Raining 3's

    Zach Lowe

    The Knicks are on pace to make history. The team is on track to break the record for most 3-point attempts in NBA history, and so far, they're hitting a ridiculous 41 percent from deep. That number will come down; only eight teams have ever finished ...

    Blog | December 14, 2012
  11. The scene in Charlotte as the Bobcats flirt with the worst record...

    Shane Ryan

    The scene in Charlotte as the Bobcats flirt with the worst record in NBA history.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2012
  12. An oral history of the Malice at the Palace

    Jonathan Abrams

    An oral history of the scariest moment in NBA history.

    Story | Conversation | February 29, 2012
  13. How Basketball-Reference Got Every Box Score

    Robert Mays

    Last week, Justin Kubatko made an announcement that, on the first reading, didn't make much sense. Kubatko, of Basketball-Reference.com, wrote that the site now had the box scores for every game in NBA history — from Wilt's 100-point game, to w...

    Blog | January 30, 2012
  14. Bill Simmons breaks down the full compliment of NBA wagers for th...

    Bill Simmons

    Day 13: The Day This Gimmick Wouldn't Die.

    Story | Conversation | December 23, 2011
  15. Bill Simmons delivers a gift to all of you in the form of the ult...

    Bill Simmons

    Day 12: The day I unveiled the greatest fantasy league ever.

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2011
  16. Bill Simmons figures out what some teams can still do to get bett...

    Bill Simmons

    Day 11: The Day After the Day the Market Crashed

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2011