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  1. NBA Betting Lines: Into the Void

    Jay Caspian Kang

    I recently sent an uncomfortably large PayPal check to an old friend to cover what I owed him from roughly 80 games of online Scrabble played at stakes between $40 and $240. I average about 340 points per game in Scrabble. My friend, who is mostly il...

    Blog | November 06, 2013
  2. Why the Heat's Big Three Are Champions and the NBA's Star System ...

    Zach Lowe

    Stars win or lose basketball games in the postseason. That's what everyone says, anyway. They play more minutes as the stakes rise and coaches shrink their rotations. Tim Duncan, ageless freaking Tim Duncan, just played 44:26 and 43:10 in back-to-bac...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  3. Could Game 6 be the end of LeBron James and the Miami Heat's magi...

    Zach Lowe

    Is this the end of the Heat's magical season? Their defense will be the deciding factor of Game 6.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2013
  4. About Last Weekend: Knicks Start Their Summer Vacation

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were out welcoming summer by busting out the old double Dutch (and failing, because double-Dutching is really hard, guys, stop laughing) here's what you missed in sports last weekend: The New York Knicks were eliminated in six games ...

    Blog | May 20, 2013
  5. B.S. Report: Guest Host Jay Caspian Kang

    Jay Caspian Kang

    Jay Caspian Kang's novel, The Dead Do Not Improve, was released Tuesday by Hogarth/Random House. Today, he guest-hosts the B.S. Report while Bill Simmons is in London. Jay's guest is Haralabos Voulgaris, NBA bettor and high-stakes poker player. They ...

    Blog | August 08, 2012
  6. No Love for the Brooklyn Nets Logo

    Ben Detrick

    A few days ago, photos surfaced of Jay-Z in a shirt emblazoned with the new logo for the Brooklyn Nets. Despite his very public ownership of a very small stake in the NBA franchise, there was reason for skepticism: mostly, the insignia appeared as if...

    Blog | May 03, 2012
  7. The Warriors, Bobcats, Wizards, and other NBA teams tanking the h...

    Jay Caspian Kang

    How low will teams go for a better pick in the 2012 draft?

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2012