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  1. Early-Season NBA Surprises Shootaround, A.K.A. SIXERS SHOOTAROUND...

    Grantland Staff

    Michael Carter-Williams is here to make basketball fun again. What. Is. Happening!? Zach Lowe: Here's how bad it was: My annual column of "bold" predictions hadn't been out even 30 minutes when an executive on a non-Sixers team emailed to cha...

    Blog | November 04, 2013
  2. The Sports Guy's Week 9 Picks

    Bill Simmons

    The Week 9 Superduper Quick Picks ... (Home teams in caps) DOLPHINS (+3) over Bengals The Skunk! So much for the Red Rifle's resurgence ... and, maybe, so much for the Bengals, who just lost Leon Hall and Geno Atkins in a span of three...

    Blog | November 01, 2013
  3. 2012 NBA mock draft -- as done by artists

    Patrick Dorsey

    Chad Ford has predicted (and is still predicting). Ford and Bill Simmons have grappled. And five Insider experts have put together their own version of how they think things should go in Thursday night's NBA draft (7 p.m. on ESPN). But here...

    Blog | June 28, 2012
  4. 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
  5. B.S. Report Transcript: Barack Obama

    Bill Simmons

    Bill Simmons: Welcome to the White House. Very proud to have the President of the United States of America, Barack Obama, on the B.S. Report. This is your first podcast? President Barack Obama: This is — well, I used to have my own podcast...

    Blog | March 01, 2012
  6. KABOOM! Grantland Reader Totally Nailed This NBA Lockout Conspira...

    Thanks to Friend of Grantland, Michael, who e-mailed boss of Grantland Bill Simmons last week about the NBA lockout. Yeah, yeah, we know it's over now. But we're running this e-mail anyway! Because we like how you think, Michael. Thanks for writing! ...

    Blog | November 29, 2011
  7. The tales of Abe Pollin's life

    Henry Abbott

    By Henry Abbott On his podcast, Bill Simmons once interviewed NBA Commissioner David Stern, and they had this exchange: Who's your favorite owner? The guy that you point to and say, "That's how you run a team." I actually have three favorites: B...

    Blog | November 24, 2009
  8. Nowitzki's career is on the clock

    Dirk Nowitzki was outscored by Maurice Ager. Dirk Nowitzki didn't attempt a shot from closer than 13 feet. Dirk Nowitzki got dunked on by Matt Barnes. Dirk Nowitzki finished with more turnovers than field goals. Dirk Nowitzki's 67-win team got bounce...

    Blog | Conversation | May 04, 2007
  9. One big-time tank battle, and lots more

    Get ready for an epic battle in Milwaukee tonight: Ersan Ilyasova and the Milwaukee Bucks battling Allan Ray and the Boston Celtics, in what Chris Harrison is calling "the greatest double-tank job yet!" Here are the tentative matchups: Milwaukee sta...

    Blog | Conversation | April 04, 2007
  10. 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
  11. 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