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  1. NBA Playoffs: Grantland's Shootaround Archive

    Grantland Staff

    So much amazing is happening in the NBA Playoffs this year, and Grantland is here to help you keep track of it all. Check this space for our takes on moments you might've missed, along with ones you will remember forever. (Click the links for full Sh...

    Blog | June 15, 2012
  2. NBA Playoffs Shootaround: Finals Preview

    Grantland Staff

    The Shootaround gang is here to break down all the story lines going into today's Game 1 of the NBA Finals between the Oklahoma City Thunder and Miami Heat. Is This (Finally) LeBron's Year? The 13 greatest NBA players of all time are Jordan, Russ...

    Blog | June 12, 2012
  3. Special NBA Draft Lottery Shootaround

    Grantland Staff

    It's Lottery Day! Since this is a particularly special day on the NBA calendar, we thought we'd do a special Lottery Shootaround, looking at all the story lines going into tonight's Anthony Davis Sweepstakes. Also, for even more Lottery talk, be sure...

    Blog | May 30, 2012
  4. Herd on ESPN Radio: Show in Review

    Grantland's Bill Simmons weighs in on LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Thunder-Spurs, a potential matchup between Miami and San Antonio in the NBA Finals, Celtics-Heat and more. Simmons Seven-time NBA champion Robert Horry dishes on San Antonio's basket...

    Blog | Conversation | May 30, 2012
  5. Simmons and Bird talk NBA

    During his visit to Indianapolis last week, Grantland's Bill Simmons got a chance to sit down and talk with the "Basketball Jesus" himself, Larry Bird. In the latest BS Report, they discuss the Celtics' glory years, the changes in NBA basketball, whi...

    Blog | February 07, 2012
  6. Reader Rant of the Day: A Lawyer Friend on the Idiocy of the Lock...

    Many thanks to Friend of Grantland Matt, who e-mailed editor-in-chief Bill Simmons this week to express some NBA-related ideas and remind us that despite the thousands of easy jokes, there are good lawyers in the world. We're publishing his e-mail (w...

    Blog | November 03, 2011
  7. So Shaq wants to play in Dallas, huh?

    Jeff Caplan

    So's Bill Simmons and Chad Ford are co-hosting a lovely, little pre-draft chat Wednesday when the funny one (Simmons) drops this gem at the end: "I have a tiny nugget for you - I have an impeccable source that swears Shaq's No. 1 choice t...

    Blog | June 23, 2010
  8. Simmons' LeBron-to-Chicago theory

    Sitting courtside for a live chat from Game 2 of the NBA finals,'s Bill Simmons had a couple interesting thoughts on why LeBron James will be coming to Chicago. Here's the Sports Guy's take: "LeBron repped by Leon Rose (CAA), Bosh reppe...

    Blog | June 06, 2010
  9. Odds, ends, articles and a new PodKast

    Andy Kamenetzky

    PODCAST Andy and Brian discuss Lakers-Jazz, Kobe's refreshed legs, and why some still want to trade Andrew Bynum. Plus, penalties for obscure laws and the danger of combining hats and headbands Podcast First, some news... Kobe Bryan...

    Blog | May 06, 2010
  10. On Loving Layups, Which is Not Hating Kobe Bryant

    Henry Abbott

    Bill Simmons has just written about all the people who tell him he must hate Kobe Bryant. It has oddly echoed my day. A little back story. A few days ago, I was watching some random NBA game, and thanks to poor Tivo strategy was actually watching hal...

    Blog | February 10, 2009
  11. We'll never forget LeBron's 48-Point Game

    Around 8:15 p.m. on the West Coast, I called a buddy who works for the Celtics and left him the following message: "It's 91-91 and heading to overtime ... just wanted to say, you better hope the Cavs lose this game because there's no stopping LeB...

    Blog | Conversation | June 01, 2007
  12. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Brandon Roy is a very friendly guy. But when you put 16 of his head shots together in one place, it somehow seems less friendly. Bill Simmons chooses his MVP: 1. The Fans Why can't we win for putting up with such a brutal season? Aren't we the real ...

    Blog | April 18, 2007
  13. Breaking down the luck of the lottery

    I couldn't cram everything into this week's 1,200-word magazine column about the NBA Lottery, so let's follow up with some hardcore data to fully illustrate the futility of the current system. The basic premise of my magazine column was twofold: Fi...

    Blog | Conversation | April 11, 2007
  14. Bill Simmons: Basketball is at a Crossroads

    Henry Abbott

    Watching O.J. Mayo put Bill Simmons into a "my word the future of basketball is selfish and bleak" funk that even Kevin Love couldn't get him out of. These kinds of criticisms of basketball are not new, of course, but Simmons says it better, and mana...

    Blog | March 29, 2007
  15. Down with the O.J. Mayo Era

    If you missed the McDonald's All-American Game Wednesday night, you missed an appalling 4-for-17 performance by O.J. Mayo, who has a legitimate chance to replace Vince Carter as my least favorite NBA star of all-time before everything's said and done...

    Blog | Conversation | March 29, 2007
  16. Durant, Oden and hoops housecleaning

    Five quick updates on the Greg Oden-Kevin Durant Sweepstakes before we get to some housecleaning: 1. Let the tanking begin! After Milwaukee (25 wins) suspiciously announced that both Andrew Bogut AND Charlie Villanueva would miss the rest of the sea...

    Blog | Conversation | March 22, 2007