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  1. NBA Short-Attention-Span Power Rankings: Oh Brother!

    Chris Ryan

    A survey of the players and teams making moves in last night's NBA action. 1. Reggie Rose In the land of the boring trade deadline day, the brother of an injured superstar making loud noises in the shadows may not be king, but he's at least going...

    Blog | February 22, 2013
  2. Joey Barton Speaking in English With a French Accent Is Mesmerizi...

    Chris Ryan

    This is Joey Barton doing a press conference. Barton is an English footballer from Merseyside, now plying his trade in France, where he plays for Marseille. Notice anything ... funny about the accent Barton is using? Like maybe how he seems to be ...

    Blog | November 26, 2012
  3. Dwight Howard Clowns Kobe on Lakers Team Flight

    Chris Ryan

    Not seen: Kobe methodically sharpening his pruning shears and texting Jim Buss to trade Dwight to CSKA Moscow. (Via BuzzFeed Sports/Got 'Em Coach)...

    Blog | November 26, 2012
  4. JaVale! We Take It All Back!

    Chris Ryan

    Just the other day, Denver coach George Karl compared new Nugget JaVale McGee (acquired in a trade with Washington for Nene) to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, saying "I think he plays a little bit like Kareem, but he's a defensive Kareem more than an offensive...

    Blog | March 22, 2012
  5. The NBA Trade Deadline: We Give Up

    Chris Ryan

    People get so excited about the NBA trade deadline because it holds the promise that something transformative can happen — that a team can be remade, reloaded, revolutionized. On Thursday, we saw the flip side of that — the dark side of t...

    Blog | March 16, 2012
  6. Rankonia: The Triangle Power Rankings

    Chris Ryan

    1. Brandon Marshall, Will Now Winter in Chicago Bill Simmons chimes on in on the Bears' big trade acquisition: "When you're an All-Pro WR on a team that's trying to do everything it can to sign Peyton Manning, only you get dumped for two third-round...

    Blog | March 14, 2012
  7. Pau Gasol and the NBA Transfer Deadline

    Chris Ryan

    The NBA trade deadline has us all sitting on the edge of our seats, or in the case of Brandon Jennings, sitting on the edge of our seats, looking like this guy. One guy who, despite all the specualtion, seems to be taking the speculation like a grown...

    Blog | March 13, 2012
  8. Trade Machine Says, 'LOL'

    Chris Ryan

    You crazy for this one, Danny! Yeah, it's early March, Danny Ainge is putting on his clown makeup and emotionally tying up the Big 3 (+ 1) in some warehouse and making them choose which one gets to survive. That must mean it's Silly Season, a.k.a. N...

    Blog | March 02, 2012
  9. Rankonia: The Triangle Power Rankings

    Chris Ryan

    1. Sam Bradford, Thrives on Pressure (He'd Better!) Bill Simmons gives the Rams quarterback a really heartwarming pep talk: "Hey, Sam? Your Rams are about to trade the electric, 4.41-running, Heisman-winning, acronym-nickname-ready franchise-saving ...

    Blog | February 29, 2012
  10. The Shootaround: NBA News, Notes, and Marvin's Room

    Chris Ryan

    Whisper While You Work Imagine if every year, your workplace went through layoffs and employee reviews the week before and after Christmas. That light at the end of the tunnel is in touching distance, it's all gift wrap and roasting chestnuts and ho...

    Blog | February 22, 2012
  11. NBA Trade Deadline Countdown: How Crazy Can Danny Ainge Get in 52...

    Chris Ryan

    Coffee, cigarettes, automobile manufacturing, and NBA trade rumors are what made this nation great. I already had coffee today, I quit smoking a few weeks ago, and I take the subway. So let's just get into the slanderous, scandalous mongering, shall ...

    Blog | January 23, 2012
  12. How the Mavericks Won the NBA Finals and Still Got Robbed

    Chris Ryan

    The NBA lockout lasted from July 1 to November 26 . We lost a lot during that time. Namely months of wildly speculative, anonymously sourced, economically illiterate trade and free agent rumors, which have come back with the vengeance of Old Boy in t...

    Blog | December 07, 2011
  13. The 2011 NBA Draft: A behind-the-scenes Report

    Chris Ryan

    Hanging with Derrick Williams, 6-foot tall Czech ladies, and Craig Sager's blue velvet suit.

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2011