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  1. 42-Day NBA Warning: Austin Rivers Has Nowhere to Go But Up

    Chris Ryan

    What's that? You were wondering exactly how many days until the start of the NBA season? Well, you're in luck! The Triangle is counting down the days for all of us. This is probably the kind of thinking that led to the fall of Freddie Mac and Fann...

    Blog | September 17, 2013
  2. NBA Short-Attention-Span Power Rankings: John Wall Goes Electric

    Chris Ryan

    A survey of the players and teams making moves in last night's NBA action. 1. John Wall John Wall might be the best player in the NBA right now not named Kevin or LeBron. That should actually be an award: The M.V.P.N.N.K.L. Give that award to...

    Blog | March 26, 2013
  3. Stray Shots: Examining the Lakers in a Post-Kobe World, the Knick...

    Zach Lowe

    After a crazy night of NBA injuries, wild finishes, and resounding wins, a smorgasbord of random thoughts that don't merit their own posts: * The Lakers' defense has been a disaster over the last 20 games whenever Dwight Howard sits, mostly b...

    Blog | March 14, 2013
  4. CourtVision: The Worst Shooters So Far

    Kirk Goldsberry

    So far this season, the Nuggets' Danilo Gallinari is shooting 42 37 percent from behind the 3-point line. This is kind of impressive, although unremarkable by itself, but when we account for shooting angles, something more noteworthy is revealed. Fir...

    Blog | January 30, 2013
  5. NBA Shootaround: Watch the Throne

    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. Milestones So, LeBron reached a ...

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  6. NBA Shootaround: Los Angeles Kings

    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. A Tale of Two Cities (GIFs by ...

    Blog | January 10, 2013
  7. Why New Orleans should change their name from the Hornets to the ...

    Carles

    Why New Orleans needs this mascot change.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2012
  8. 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
  9. Stray Shots: Flop Warnings, Nets Style Watch, and the Truth About...

    Zach Lowe

    * Jarrett Jack got a bit of publicity when he tweeted earlier in the week that the league warned him about flopping in a preseason game as part of its new anti-flop crackdown. But he's far from the only one. A league source tells Grantland the N...

    Blog | October 19, 2012
  10. The Story Behind CharlotteBobcats.com

    Shane Ryan

    It started, as so many things in my life seem to start, with a tweet: Can someone please explain CharlotteBobcats.com to me? Because what.- Ticktock6 (@ticktock6) May 31, 2012 Fair question. Last week, the New Orleans Hornets won the fi...

    Blog | June 04, 2012
  11. Lords of Tankonia: Jerome Dyson's Night at the Stripe

    Chris Ryan

    I feel like I would get along with New Orleans coach Monty Williams. For one thing, he had a sense of humor when he got pegged with a peanut during a Hornets game against the Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center in March. Another reason? I once saw...

    Blog | April 19, 2012
  12. The Misadventures of David Stern

    Gabe Feldman

    It looks like David Stern picked the wrong week to quit sniffing glue. After a lengthy and contentious lockout, a brief antitrust skirmish, and the cancellation of 16 regular season games, the owners and the NBPA finally agreed to terms on a new coll...

    Blog | December 12, 2011
  13. About Last Night: Welcome Back, NBA

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday. NBA players and owners officially ratified the new collective bargaining agreement. "It was a mere formality at this point," said commissioner David Ster...

    Blog | December 09, 2011
  14. The Men in Blazers NBA-to-Global Football Support Translator: Par...

    Roger Bennett and Michael Davies

    To complete our community service (and get off probation), we proudly present the second half of our Men in Blazers' NBA-to-English Premier League Global Football Team Support Translator. It's our charitable attempt to ease the withdrawal pains of ou...

    Blog | October 28, 2011
  15. How Denver's Old Dribble-Drive Offense Could Be the Perfect Fit f...

    Brett Koremenos

    This has been an offseason filled with change for the New Orleans Pelicans. The franchise not only ditched its nickname but also overhauled its personnel through two trades and one surprising free-agent signing. Out with the Hornets moniker were Robi...

    Blog | August 21, 2013
  16. The Shootaround: NBA News, Notes, and Dwight-itis

    Chris Ryan

    Contagion If you want to know why Hornets GM Dell Demps went through hell to get Chris Paul out of New Orleans, all you need to do is look at the spot Magic GM Otis Smith finds himself in now. I imagine him smoking a Carlton and drinking Chivas with...

    Blog | January 31, 2012