CONTENT TYPES

FILTER BY DATE

    • From
    • To

SEARCH TOOLS

101 results for "nba preview"

Page of 6
  1. Bill and Jalen's 2014-15 NBA Preview: Detroit Pistons

    Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose

    Having Stan Van Gundy take control in the locker room and in the front office is a great thing for the Pistons. Featuring Josh Smith, Brandon Jennings, and Jodie Meeks may not be a great thing for the Pistons. Click here for more of Bil...

    Blog | October 21, 2014
  2. The Annual NBA League Pass Rankings, Part 1

    Bill Simmons and Zach Lowe

    VIEWING ALERT!!!!! At 7 p.m. ET on Thursday (10/23), The Grantland Basketball Hour makes its triumphant debut on ESPN. Your hosts? Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose, who will be joined by Jeff Van Gundy, Doc Rivers, Michelle Beadle, Zach Lowe and...

    Blog | October 21, 2014
  3. Bill and Jalen’s 2014-15 NBA Preview: Sacramento Kings

    Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose

    Sacramento Kings fans won't be watching their team make the playoffs, but they will be watching DeMarcus "Boogie" Cousins have a breakout season. Losing Isaiah Thomas will be difficult for this young nucleus, but hopeful...

    Blog | October 20, 2014
  4. NBA Windows: Kobe Bryant's Last Stand

    Jason Concepcion

    This year, more than any in recent memory, the NBA is about windows of opportunity. As we gear up for what could be a classic season, Grantland will take a close look at the ones that matter. "I know my career will get to it...

    Blog | October 20, 2014
  5. NBA Rookie Watch: All the Stars We're Going to Know and Love...

    Andrew Sharp and Juliet Litman

    As the NBA season draws near, Grantland's NBA staff will be asking and attempting to answer a series of 20 pressing questions facing players, teams, and coaches. Since before the NBA draft, we've known that this year's rookie c...

    Blog | October 20, 2014
  6. Bill and Jalen's 2014-15 NBA Preview: Minnesota Timberwolves...

    Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose

    With Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett, Gorgui Dieng, and Ricky Rubio on the roster, it feels like most players on the Minnesota Timberwolves' roster are unproven projects. It also feels like they won't win many games. Click here for more...

    Blog | October 20, 2014
  7. Bill and Jalen's 2014-15 NBA Preview: Orlando Magic

    Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose

    After what Bill and Jalen think was a great draft, the Magic have an impressive young nucleus -- but not enough to make the playoffs this year. Bill and Jalen aren't sure Aaron Gordon and Elfrid Payton will be as good as they expect them to...

    Blog | October 17, 2014
  8. Is Michael Kidd-Gilchrist’s New-and-Improved Jump Shot for ...

    Danny Chau

    As the NBA season draws near, Grantland's NBA staff will be asking and attempting to answer a series of 20 pressing questions facing players, teams, and coaches. In the past few months, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist has turned himsel...

    Blog | October 17, 2014
  9. Bill and Jalen's 2014-15 NBA Preview: Los Angeles Lakers

    Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose

    The return of Kobe Bryant and the addition of Jeremy Lin and Julius Randle will be fun for Lakers fans to watch, but it won't be enough to put this team in the playoffs. Click here for more of Bill and Jalen's 2014-15 NBA Preview....

    Blog | October 17, 2014
  10. Bill and Jalen’s 2014-15 NBA Preview: Milwaukee Bucks and B...

    Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose

    Bill and Jalen both think they might have ranked the Bucks too low on this list because they love Jabari Parker and Giannis "The Greek Freak" Antetokounmpo. To be fair, there are concerns about Larry Sanders's behavi...

    Blog | October 16, 2014
  11. Do the Raptors Have Too Much Depth?

    Jared Dubin

    As the NBA season draws near, Grantland's NBA staff will be asking and attempting to answer a series of 20 pressing questions facing players, teams, and coaches going into the 2014-15 campaign. Spare a thought for Drake's favo...

    Blog | October 16, 2014
  12. NBA Windows: The Realistic New York Knicks

    Jason Concepcion

    This year, more than any in recent memory, the NBA is about windows of opportunity. As we gear up for what could be a classic season, Grantland will take a close look at the ones that matter. The Knicks' training facility is an a...

    Blog | October 15, 2014
  13. Noah’s Spark

    Jonathan Abrams

    Joakim Noah was 5 years old the first time his father, Yannick, gave him a tennis lesson. A crowd gathered as Yannick, a French sports icon, analyzed his son's strokes. After maybe 10 lessons, Joakim quit tennis. He decided at that...

    Blog | October 15, 2014
  14. How Rebounds Work

    Kirk Goldsberry

    Early in the fourth quarter of an April game against Orlando, Chicago's Jimmer Fredette came off a Taj Gibson screen and rose up for a left wing 3. As the ball arced toward the rim, Joakim Noah raced from the elbow toward the restr...

    Blog | October 14, 2014
  15. 33 Crazy Predictions for the NBA Season

    Zach Lowe

    Kevin Durant's injury is the latest reminder that preseason predictions are folly. Too many unknowns will emerge between now and June -- injuries, ownership changes, firings, inexplicable slumps, and X-rated Twitter escapades. Prediction...

    Blog | October 14, 2014
  16. How Will Rick Carlisle Get the Mavericks Into a Crowded Western C...

    The Masked Man, Kirk Goldsberry and Jason Gallagher

    As the NBA season draws near, Grantland's NBA staff will be asking and attempting to answer a series of 20 pressing questions facing players, teams, and coaches. The Masked Man: So I'm not sure if you heard about thi...

    Blog | October 13, 2014