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  1. About Last Night: Portland Keeps Pace

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy trying to understand why Skapoli and the Dustones' album, which dropped yesterday with no fanfare on iTunes, didn't instantly go platinum, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday: LaMarcus Aldridge put up 31 points and...

    Blog | December 13, 2013
  2. Q&A: Coach Brad Stevens on His Surprising Celtics and the New Jor...

    Zach Lowe

    Boston shocked the NBA landscape twice within a two-week period last summer, first dealing Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce to Brooklyn, and then hiring Brad Stevens seemingly out of nowhere as Doc Rivers's replacement. No one seemed to even know Steven...

    Blog | December 11, 2013
  3. Opening Night in Brooklyn, Year 2

    Noah Davis

    If there was a Year 1 winner when the Nets moved to Brooklyn, it was the Modell's on Flatbush Avenue that sits across the street from the Barclays Center. What was formerly a rundown sporting goods store with little on the shelves transformed itself ...

    Blog | November 04, 2013
  4. The beginning of a strange new season for the Celtics and the Net...

    Amos Barshad

    The beginning of a strange new season for Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, Rajon Rondo, and their respective teams.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2013
  5. 28-Day NBA Warning: Say Hi to the Brooklyn Bad Guys

    Chris Ryan

    Imagine you're at a party. It's a pretty midsize affair; there are enough people — say 20 — that you can legit call it a party, but it's not like it's raging. You know these people and you like them, but you're ultimately a little bored w...

    Blog | October 01, 2013
  6. About Last Night: Quoth the Ravens

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy getting way too excited about preseason football, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday: The reigning Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens sent a message to the league with a 44-16 preseason win over the Tampa Bay Bu...

    Blog | August 09, 2013
  7. B.S. Report: Matthew Berry, Bill's Dad, and Zach Lowe

    Bill Simmons

    In Part 1 of 2, Bill dials up ESPN's Matthew Berry to talk about Dwight Howard leaving the Lakers. Then Bill's dad comes on to talk about rebuilding the Celtics and the Boston sports scene. In Part 2, Bill talks to Grantland's Zach Lowe about the mov...

    Blog | July 08, 2013
  8. An Open Couch-Crashing Invitation to KG and Paul Pierce From a Br...

    Amos Barshad

    Dear Paul and Kevin, I can't even imagine how you're feeling this morning. The fact that Ainge went ahead and did it last night — blew up the Boston Celtics — is hard enough for a fan like me to stomach. Like any other C's partisan wit...

    Blog | June 28, 2013
  9. What the Pierce-Garnett Trade Means for the Nets and Celtics

    Robert Mays

    "You can add it up. I don't want to do your job, but for me it's most important to have a championship." Those are the words of Mikhail Prokhorov from last September, at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for his new billion-dollar arena, in regard to h...

    Blog | June 28, 2013
  10. About Last Night: What Happens in Vegas, Goes to Cleveland

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out tasting wine with other beautiful people in France, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday. In a surprising turn of events, the Cleveland Cavaliers selected Anthony Bennett with the first pick of the NBA draft. Victor ...

    Blog | June 28, 2013
  11. R.I.P., Ubuntu (2007-13)

    Amos Barshad

    Let the record show that we always made fun of Ubuntu. The gradual disintegration of the Celtics' Big Three era — which hit another milestone this weekend with Doc Rivers bouncing on Boston to try to make sure the denizens of Lob City play nice...

    Blog | June 24, 2013
  12. Six Degrees of the Doc Rivers Trade

    Andrew Sharp

    There are two fairly recent precedents for what happened with the Clippers and Celtics and Doc Rivers over the past 10 days. The first began on June 5, 1995, when Pat Riley, while still under contract with the Knicks, sent a secret 14-point memo to t...

    Blog | June 24, 2013
  13. Grantland Network: The Basketball Jones

    Grantland Network

    On today's show, The Basketball Jones preview and predict the Western Conference finals. They also discuss George Hill's injury, Mike Woodson finally playing Chris Copeland, guys who have boosted their free-agency stock, whether Paul Pierce has playe...

    Blog | May 17, 2013
  14. Game 6 Madness: The Keys to a Killer Night of Playoff Basketball

    Zach Lowe

    Do you guys remember the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs? They're still in the playoffs, I swear! That Heat-Bucks series was actually this season. I know — it seems like it might have been Miami's first-round series last season, but it really ...

    Blog | May 03, 2013
  15. We Went There: The Celtics Survive Their Funeral

    Amos Barshad

    Minutes after Boston held on for a 92-86 win against the Knicks — nudging the series to 3-2 and squeezing out at least one more home game this season — the Celtics were back in the visitor's locker room at MSG, breaking down a little dust...

    Blog | May 02, 2013
  16. Identity Problems: The Big Questions About Tonight's NBA Playoff ...

    Zach Lowe

    Tonight is a night for both rejoicing and sadness: Depending on the results of three crucial games, including two elimination games, this could be the last night featuring more than two games until next season opens. This is a bad thing for fans seek...

    Blog | May 01, 2013