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  1. 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
  2. The 2012-13 CourtVision Awards: The Best Shooters

    Kirk Goldsberry

    DeAndre Jordan led the NBA in field goal percentage in 2012-13, but what does that actually mean? Field goal percentage remains our best proxy for shooting ability, but when we ignore the key interactions between court space and shooting percentage, ...

    Blog | July 12, 2013
  3. The 2013 NBA free-agency primer

    Zach Lowe

    On the eve of the silly season, here are the teams, players, and salaries to keep an eye on.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2013
  4. Sports Book Club: Tim Grover's Relentless


    From time to time, the writers of Grantland will use this space to unpack a new sports book. Most of these books will be bad. Relentless is a sports self-help/inspirational book by famed athletic trainer Tim Grover that reads like it was written b...

    Blog | May 21, 2013
  5. Kyrie Irving, Manu Ginobili, and the most fun players in the NBA ...

    Zach Lowe

    Most of these players aren't headed to Houston, but they still have a special place in our heart. Plus: Weak defense from James Harden and Russell Westbrook and even weaker grumbling from Reggie Evans.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2013
  6. Serge Ibaka must improve for the Thunder to continue to contend f...

    Zach Lowe

    But he has a lot of work to do if the Thunder are going to contend for the title.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2012
  7. 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
  8. NBC Comedy Recap: Parks and Rec Stays Sneakily, Quietly Great

    Andy Greenwald

    Every week in this space, Grantland pop culture correspondent Andy Greenwald will run down the happenings and mishappenings in NBC's Thursday comedy night done mostly right. (Note: The order reflects newsworthiness, not quality. Although occasionally...

    Blog | March 09, 2012
  9. Tom Bissell on the making of 'Madden NFL'

    Tom Bissell

    Our man on video games takes a trip to John Madden's man cave to see how the game is made.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2012
  10. Bill Simmons Recaps Last Night's Homeland

    Bill Simmons

    Andy Greenwald normally recaps Homeland every Monday in this space, but he's taking a long-overdue vacation this week. I nominated myself to take his place because it's my favorite TV show, because it seemed like an editor-in-chief-y thing to do, and...

    Blog | November 14, 2011
  11. The absurdity and greatness of the NBA half-court rule

    Chuck Klosterman

    Only one rule in all of professional sports allows a team to displace time and space.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2011
  12. Chuck Klosterman: Why the DVR robs sports of all of their drama

    Chuck Klosterman

    When it comes to watching sports on TV, it's live ... or it's totally dead.

    Story | Conversation | June 08, 2011