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  1. Madness in Memphis and Two Glorious Days of Sports Talk Radio

    Chris Ryan

    With all the Kevin Love rumors and conspiracy theorizing about Cleveland and the lottery (theory: Dion Waiters is a Mason), you may have missed some of the news coming out of Memphis. Basically, the inmates are running the asylum Grindhouse. Zach Low...

    Blog | May 22, 2014
  2. Four Days in Memphis

    Brian Phillips

    Two little boys are beating the hell out of each other in the highway ditch off I-240 E. White tourists in obvious rental cars are slowing down to watch, making grave small faces of concern. A lot of the traffic doesn't brake at all, though. The...

    Blog | April 28, 2014
  3. NBA Playoffs Winners and Losers, So Far

    Zach Lowe

    The first 72 hours of the NBA playoffs have been wild compared with last season's early chalk-fest. We've had nine competitive games out of 10, crazy finishes, a GM giving an ECW-style promo, massive scoring totals, and lots of other fun st...

    Blog | April 22, 2014
  4. NBA Playoffs Overnight: Thunder-Grizzlies, Explosions Everywhere

    Danny Chau

    (Video via Jason Gallagher) Watch it. Watch the play of the year over and over and over. It doesn't get any easier to believe. How? Chaos enveloped the entire possession. On each replay, there's another potential disast...

    Blog | April 22, 2014
  5. A Few Things About Tony Allen Kicking Chris Paul in the Face

    Chris Ryan

    That's Chris Paul getting kicked in the face by Bolo Yeung Tony Allen last night in the Clippers-Grizzlies game. Here's a GIF if you prefer your flying kicks in that format … Here are my reactions to this incident, in no particular order...

    Blog | November 19, 2013
  6. A Night With Future, Z-Bo, Tony Allen, and the Memphis Grizzlies

    Rembert Browne

    The trip to Memphis initially had nothing to do with basketball. This past weekend was the Indie Memphis Film Festival, and through a series of chance encounters this summer, I was somehow slated to talk in front of a small crowd about a 22-minute...

    Blog | November 05, 2013
  7. NBA Free Agency: On John Wall Getting Paid and Mike Miller's Move...

    Zach Lowe

    The Wizards, always Wizarding around, are on the verge of signing John Wall to the maximum-allowable contract extension — a five-year, $80 million mega-deal that precludes the Wizards from signing any of their other current players, including B...

    Blog | July 25, 2013
  8. Deal Report: The Clippers Load Up on Shooters, Bledsoe Finds a Ne...

    Zach Lowe

    Back from a glorious international wedding, I'm ready to give my jet-laggy thoughts on a whirlwind second day of free agency — a day refreshingly free of the tanking taint. Most of the teams who made moves Tuesday did so in an attempt to actual...

    Blog | July 03, 2013
  9. Remembering the Grizzlies: Grit and Grind Until the End of Time

    Andrew Sharp

    Some might say the Grizzlies' crash-and-burn ending was a wakeup call to fans who went a little too crazy this past month. Maybe, but if anything, I think going down to the Spurs is our best proof yet that the Grizzlies were perfect and magical and w...

    Blog | May 28, 2013
  10. We Went There: The Spurs Grind Out a Sweep at the Grindhouse

    Zach Lowe

    This is normally a place for serious basketball analysis — mulling X's and O's, rotation choices, and Lionel Hollins's fantastic wardrobe. But let me step back for a second and say how cool it was watching San Antonio walk off the court, having...

    Blog | May 28, 2013
  11. The Bonner Effect: How Shutting Down the Spurs' Shooter Could Be ...

    Zach Lowe

    Stopping the San Antonio Spurs offense, one of the league's three best over the last three seasons combined, is always going to be a chore. Smart defenses can construct wonderful theoretical game plans centered on limiting the Spurs to midrange jumpe...

    Blog | May 20, 2013
  12. NBA Playoffs Short-Attention-Span Power Rankings: Do You Speak Be...

    Grantland Staff

    A survey of the players and teams making moves in last night's NBA action. 1. The Healing Power of Gatorade (All GIFs by @HeyBelinda) 2. Learning to Speak "Bear" Chris Ryan: This happened right after Zach Randolph's official postgame ...

    Blog | May 16, 2013
  13. Oklahoma City Thunder lose to the Memphis Grizzlies

    Brian Phillips

    An Oklahoma City fan watches the Thunder fall.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2013
  14. No One Is Saying Kevin Durant Isn't Clutch, Plus 11 More Takeaway...

    Zach Lowe

    1. It's almost refreshing how little "maybe Kevin Durant isn't clutch!!??!" idiocy we've been hearing over the last three days, after Durant's shaky shooting performances down the stretch of the last three Thunder losses. Durant has shot 2-of-14 in t...

    Blog | May 14, 2013
  15. NBA Playoffs Short-Attention-Span Power Rankings: Tony Allen Is Y...

    Danny Chau and Andrew Sharp and Brett Koremenos

    A survey of the players and teams making moves in last night's NBA action. 1. Tony Allen Danny Chau: I've replayed Tony Allen's game-clinching steal in Game 4 a hundred times and it doesn't get any less awesome. Kevin Martin fakes a pick for ...

    Blog | May 14, 2013
  16. NBA Short-Attention-Span Power Rankings: Back to the Grindhouse

    Danny Chau and Brett Koremenos and Chris Ryan

    A survey of the players and teams making moves in last night's NBA action. 1. The Grindhouse Bench (All GIFs by @HeyBelinda) Chris Ryan: The fact that whatever happens on the court is so grimy, Tony Allen feels the need to wander off with ...

    Blog | May 01, 2013