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  1. The Decision 2.0: OK, What’s Next?

    Zach Lowe

    The discourse around LeBron James has never been all that rational. It was stupid four years ago to build a one-hour television show around one sentence, and it revealed a baffling cluelessness from LeBron and his team about how "The Decision&qu...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  2. The Right Reasons Podcast: 'The Bachelorette,' 'Ho...

    David Jacoby and Juliet Litman

    David Jacoby and Juliet Litman talk about Bachelorette hometown dates, revisit various Housewives, and discuss Chandler Parsons's unusual contract signing. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Network&nbs...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  3. Chandler Parsons Achieves Peak Chandler Parsons, Signs Mavs Contr...

    Juliet Litman

    This is Chandler Parsons signing his offer sheet from the Dallas Mavericks for $45 million over three years. This is Mark Cuban in the club with Chandler Parsons as he signs the offer sheet. This is the beginning of a beautiful relationship, a match...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  4. The Ripple Effect of Melo’s Reported New York Return

    Zach Lowe

    Due to an internal miscommunication, this piece was posted before it was completed. Clarifying information about the status of Carmelo Anthony's contract and details about the nature of the transaction between Dallas and Houston have been added ...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  5. About Last Night: Battle of the Bay

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy parking your fleet of car-carrying trucks in LeBron James's driveway while you asked him if you could take a leak in his foyer, here are the top five stories you missed in sports on Wednesday: Jason Hammel&rsq...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  6. The Miami Heat and the Prisoner's Dilemma

    netw3rk

    "We hope, however, to obtain a real understanding of the problem of exchange by studying it from an altogether different angle; this is, from the perspective of a 'game strategy.'" -John von Neumann a...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  7. The Miami Heat and the NBA’s Double Standard of ‘Sacr...

    Zach Lowe

    In a time of hushed meetings and amorphous potential offers, the Rockets have transformed a thought exercise into a real thing by presenting Chris Bosh a concrete choice: take a pay cut to stay in Miami, or earn your full maximum salary over a four-y...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  8. About Last Night: Free Bosh

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy explaining to LeBron James that losing him was the biggest mistake you've ever made, here are the top five stories you missed in sports on Monday: The Cleveland Cavaliers organization believes that LeBron J...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  9. Remember When LeBron Stopped the NBA Offseason?

    Andrew Sharp

    As recently as the middle of last week, the NBA offseason was underwhelming. LeBron had opted out to put pressure on Miami, but then Bosh and Wade answered by opting out as well. That was supposed to be the end of the LeBron drama. Meanwhile, Carmelo...

    Blog | July 07, 2014
  10. About Last Night: Chasing Pau Gasol

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out hoarding fireworks in an attempt to become the Grinch Who Stole July 4, only to see your shrunken heart enlarged after a long speech about the meaning of America from Tim Howard, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday...

    Blog | July 03, 2014
  11. Jonathan Lucroy, Shadow MVP

    Michael Baumann

    Some star players take off immediately. Others gradually improve over time. Milwaukee catcher Jonathan Lucroy hasn't done either; he's riding a multi-stage rocket to the moon. I can only imagine what it's like to be a Brewers fan, wa...

    Blog | July 01, 2014
  12. Eight Questions for the NBA's Silly Season

    Zach Lowe

    Midnight on July 1 used to mark the start of the NBA's crazy season: the opening of free agency, with GMs on doorsteps carrying fancy presentations, players taking late-night meetings, and someone signing a marginal free agent to an eight-f...

    Blog | July 01, 2014
  13. 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
  14. The Power of LeBron and the Pressure on Miami

    Andrew Sharp

    On Tuesday morning, LeBron James will be a free agent. No restrictions. He'll listen to other teams, with a list of suitors that'll probably include the Bulls, the Cavs, the Rockets, the Clippers, the Warriors, the Lakers, and maybe even so...

    Blog | June 25, 2014
  15. Surveying the LeBron Landscape

    Zach Lowe

    The trajectory of an entire sports league can turn on random things. If you gave Heat officials truth serum three weeks ago, after they had vanquished an imploding Indiana team, they'd have told you they preferred Oklahoma City as a Finals...

    Blog | June 20, 2014
  16. The Faded Smile

    Jonathan Abrams

    Moochie Norris recognized that face. As basketballs danced and shoes screeched across the court, Norris zeroed in on the teenager. How did Norris know him? For years, Norris had scratched and clawed his way to a respectable NBA career, most notably i...

    Blog | June 20, 2014