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  1. Simmons on Love, No. 6 pick

    In this week's NBA Self-Mailbag, Grantland's Bill Simmons ranks the teams with the best chances to win the Kevin Love pursuit and places the Boston Celtics second behind only the lottery-winning Cleveland Cavaliers. Boston Celtics: They have a war c...

    Blog | May 23, 2014
  2. Simmons on Coach of the Year

    Jayne Kamin-Oncea/US PresswireCeltics coach Doc Rivers has done a great job despite all the injuries.Doc Rivers for Coach of the Year? Grantland's Bill Simmons makes the case for Rivers as part of a brief tangent from his MVP race column on Tuesday: ...

    Blog | April 04, 2012
  3. 28 Days Later: Day 1

    Bill Simmons

    What happens when you combine the NBA's lockout-shortened season with some unforeseen scheduling quirks? You get 28 Days Later at Staples Center. Here's how I explained it to my wife yesterday morning: Me: "Crazy stretch at the Staples coming up."...

    Blog | March 12, 2012
  4. Simmons sounds off on C's

    Rocky Widner/Getty Images The Celtics are reportedly exploring ways to get Chris Paul to Boston this season.As part of his "The 12 Days of NBA Christmas" on Grantland, Bill Simmons offers his thoughts on potential destinations for Chris Paul and sou...

    Blog | December 08, 2011
  5. Countdown to LA: Defying age curve

    Chris Forsberg

    US PresswireWhat do these three have in common? They've all managed to put off The's Bill Simmons examines a handful of NBA players defying the the aging curve, with a focus on three players in Sunday's Celtics-Lakers showdown in Paul...

    Blog | January 29, 2011
  6. Greg Oden: No. 1 with a bullet

    I'll remember Monday night's Florida-OSU game for five reasons: Florida cementing its status as one of the best non-UCLA college teams of the modern era; Billy Packer and Jim Nantz overlooking this very fact for most of the night; Greg Oden finally e...

    Blog | Conversation | April 03, 2007
  7. Searching for the real Greg Oden

    You know what's strange about Greg Oden's freshman season, considering everyone regards him as a franchise center and all? I've watched OSU 15-16 times this season and there wasn't a single game that left me saying, "Wow ... that guy's gonna be unnnn...

    Blog | Conversation | April 02, 2007
  8. One shining weekend ahead

    Are you ready for one of the all-time greatest sports weekends? A quick preview ... Friday: The "Who can tank the most egregiously for Oden and Durant?" contest begins in earnest with Philly hosting the Celtics (playing without Paul Pierce); Char...

    Blog | Conversation | March 30, 2007
  9. NCAA renaissance peaks with great weekend

    I keep hearing the same points from readers over and over again: • I can't remember enjoying March Madness as much as I've enjoyed it this year. • Are the games particularly good this year or is it just me? • I ...

    Blog | Conversation | March 26, 2007
  10. A fan's notes: Gus, Kevin, more

    The Gus Johnson Question has turned into one of the defining sports questions in life. Where you stand says more about you than you'd think, just like it's telling if you hated "Field of Dreams" or started rooting for Duke during the early '90s becau...

    Blog | Conversation | March 20, 2007
  11. Please rescue the Horns

    We'll get to the March Madness predictions Tuesday. In the meantime, some awards from the weekend from someone who watched an insane amount of college basketball over the past four days. Player of the weekend: Georgetown's Jeff Green, a silky-smooth...

    Blog | Conversation | March 12, 2007