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  1. Mark Deeks: The Englishman Who Went Up the Internet But Came Down...

    Jason Concepcion

    The collective bargaining agreement is the DNA of the NBA. It is a vast tangle of rules governing how teams are assembled, how players are retained and moved, and how the monies generated by the game are divided and transferred. At the heart of the C...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  2. Let the NBA Trading Season Begin

    Zach Lowe

    This is what the NBA wanted in rejiggering the rules during the lockout of 2011 - shorter contracts, more teams hoarding cap space, and more players flying around the league into those acres of open space. League higher-ups call...

    Blog | June 26, 2014
  3. Ryen Russillo’s NBA Draft Confidential: Real Scouts on Wigg...

    Ryen Russillo

    Why do teams tank? They have no choice. No league in pro sports makes franchise transformation as difficult as the NBA. Trade restrictions on salaries, the new sign-and-trade rules, and a flawed free-agency system are all factors in makin...

    Blog | May 23, 2014
  4. The Lowe Post Podcast: Zach Lowe and Jeff Van Gundy

    Zach Lowe

    Zach Lowe talks to Jeff Van Gundy about Roy Hibbert's demise, Clippers-Thunder, and NBA rule changes. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the B.S. Report on iTunes, and check out our podcasts page. To subscribe to Grantland's podca...

    Blog | May 06, 2014
  5. Rhythm of the Night: NBA Players Talk About Their Pregame Warm-up...

    Jared Dubin

    The only change Nick Young has made to his pregame routine in the seven seasons he's been in the NBA is which teammate he has paired up with. Over the years, he has worked out with Dominic McGuire in Washington, D...

    Blog | March 25, 2014
  6. The case for the 40-minute NBA game

    Zach Lowe

    Why cutting game length could be the best thing for the NBA.

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2013
  7. Packing the paint is the NBA defensive strategy forcing coaches t...

    Zach Lowe

    How the NBA's aggressive new defensive strategy — packing the paint — has forced coaches to reimagine scoring. Plus: the Cavs' pitiful D, in praise of pregame intros, and what happens when shooters get cranky.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2013
  8. NBA Short-Attention-Span Power Rankings: #GETOFFME

    Chris Ryan

    A survey of the players and teams making moves in last night's NBA action. 1. LeBron James And that was just pregame. Man, this was a real #getoffme kind of night. Everybody was like, "GET. OFF. ME. #GETOFFME." Either on the court or off, a f...

    Blog | February 27, 2013
  9. Kyrie Irving, Manu Ginobili, and the most fun players in the NBA ...

    Zach Lowe

    Most of these players aren't headed to Houston, but they still have a special place in our heart. Plus: Weak defense from James Harden and Russell Westbrook and even weaker grumbling from Reggie Evans.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2013
  10. The Sports Guy on Knicks-Celtics

    Bill Simmons

    Taking in Knicks-Celtics with a few words and a bunch of pictures.

    Story | Conversation | January 25, 2013
  11. Video: Kevin Garnett, Carmelo Anthony, Honey Nut Cheerios, and Tr...

    Grantland Channel

    Jalen Rose, Bill Simmons, and David Jacoby examine the most recent incident between Kevin Garnett and Carmelo Anthony, the unwritten rules of trash talk in the NBA, and how Honey Nut Cheerios got involved....

    Blog | January 09, 2013
  12. Eliminating Pregame Rituals Won't Shorten NBA Games  But These C...

    Zach Lowe

    The NBA is back at its fun police routine, with a new regulation that will require starters to be on the court within 90 seconds after the end of lineup introductions. A pouty Kevin Durant told the Oklahoman the rule will force the Thunder to cut dow...

    Blog | October 17, 2012
  13. The New Age of Flopping: Understanding the NBAs Rules Change

    Zach Lowe

    Confession: The screeching debate over flopping, which peaked last week with the NBA announcing new anti-flop penalties, has left me largely unmoved. Some reasons: 1. Flopping, in the broadest sense, is going to be part of every team sport with re...

    Blog | October 11, 2012
  14. Grantland Network Podcast: The Jalen Rose Show

    David Jacoby

    Jalen Rose breaks down the pursuit of Dwight Howard, how this summer's trades and signings will affect the NBA, and the rules of attraction in a nightclub. Listen to Monday's podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Network on iTunes, and check...

    Blog | July 09, 2012
  15. Grantland Network Podcast: The Jalen Rose Show

    David Jacoby

    No overreacting! That was the rule that Jalen and I set for today's podcast. It is shortsighted to write off a team after a Game 1 loss in a series. Remember after Game 1 of the NBA Finals last year? Admit it, you thought the Heat were going to win t...

    Blog | April 30, 2012
  16. Grantland Network Podcast: The Basketball Jones

    The Basketball Jones

    On today's show, The Basketball Jones discuss the tight race in the Atlantic Division, whether the Spurs are better or worse with Boris Diaw and Captain Jackson, whether the NBA should adopt the Euro goaltending rule, and the "Kevin Love for MVP" mov...

    Blog | March 30, 2012