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  1. Lightning Round: The Rajon Rondo Trade

    Grantland Staff

    On Thursday, Rajon Rondo was traded to the Dallas Mavericks, along with Dwight Powell, for Brandan Wright, Jameer Nelson, Jae Crowder, and draft picks. Here are the first-glance reactions from the Grantland staff. Bill Simmons: Okafor!!!!...

    Blog | December 19, 2014
  2. NBA Shootaround: Our Favorite Players So Far

    Grantland Staff

    So much amazing is happening, and the Shootaround crew is here to help you keep track of it all. You'll find takes on moments you might've missed from the previous night, along with ones you will remember forever. This week, we're...

    Blog | December 18, 2014
  3. An Incomplete Encyclopedia of NBA Superstar Signature Moves: Volu...

    Jason Concepcion

    Despite the sport's inherent simplicity -- you shoot, you dribble, you pass, you rebound, and you defend -- there's an endless collection of ways to accomplish basketball's most basic tasks. No pump fake, no fadeaway, no cros...

    Blog | December 04, 2014
  4. The Art of the Wildly Efficient Dallas Mavericks

    Zach Lowe

    The Dallas Mavericks are currently sporting an offense on pace to smash the all-time league record for scoring efficiency by an almost comical margin. And, weirdly, none of them are surprised at all. They know it's early, and that they&a...

    Blog | November 25, 2014
  5. Which NBA Players Are #HealthGoth?

    Ben Detrick

    Mostly, #HealthGoth is a byproduct of the dual popularity of sportswear and goth aesthetics within the fashion world. In downtown New York, it's been tricky to tell if a group of slender youths clad in black baggy shorts over tights, oversi...

    Blog | October 27, 2014
  6. How Will Rick Carlisle Get the Mavericks Into a Crowded Western C...

    The Masked Man, Kirk Goldsberry and Jason Gallagher

    As the NBA season draws near, Grantland's NBA staff will be asking and attempting to answer a series of 20 pressing questions facing players, teams, and coaches. The Masked Man: So I'm not sure if you heard about thi...

    Blog | October 13, 2014
  7. Wingspan and a Prayer: Trying to Decipher the Massive Promise of ...

    Zach Lowe

    Tyson Chandler has improbably become an archetypal NBA player. There have always been dirty-work big men in the NBA -- seven-footers with zero offensive game expected to block shots, rebound, and stay out of the way on offense. Defense comprised almo...

    Blog | September 03, 2014
  8. Dirk Nowitzki Playing Baseball Looks As Awesome As It Sounds

    Jason Gallagher

    It's been quite the summer for Dirk Nowitzki. For starters, he took one hell of a pay cut, giving the Mavs the necessary cap space to make some aggressive roster moves. Dallas added Chandler Parsons, Tyson Chandler, Jameer Nelson, Richard J...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  9. With Melo, ‘Phish,’ and the Kids, Are the Knicks &mda...

    Jared Dubin

    The Knicks did something very, very strange a couple of weeks ago. For the first time since 2008, they made a trade in which they acquired - and subsequently used - at least one draft pick. Over the last 10 years, they have traded...

    Blog | July 14, 2014
  10. About Last Night: Can't Lose for Winning

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were cracking wise at a hipster hootenanny in São Paulo with your fancy friends with their bright buckles and colorful belts, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday: * Team USA held on for a glorious 1-0 loss to Gr...

    Blog | June 27, 2014
  11. 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
  12. Tyson Knocked Out: What the Big Man's Injury Means for the Knicks...

    Zach Lowe

    Here is a timeline of things the Knicks have done, and things that have happened to them, over the past four years • New York stripped its roster and dealt away future assets in a naked and rational attempt to sign LeBron James during the su...

    Blog | November 06, 2013
  13. About Last Night: Oh, New York, Oh, New York, No

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy finding the perfect throwback NFL tie for your big media appearance, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday: The Knicks continued their early-season troubles, as they fell 102-97 to the Charlotte Bobcats while losing d...

    Blog | November 06, 2013
  14. About Last Night: The Dolphins' Safety Dance

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy shooing weird-looking kids begging for candy off your doorstep, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday: Cameron Wake's game-ending sack of Andy Dalton was the difference as the Miami Dolphins snapped the Cincinnati Be...

    Blog | November 01, 2013
  15. A Third-Rate Babylon: The Knicks' Potential Problems This Year an...

    Zach Lowe

    To the NBA junkie, almost every team inspires some mix of excitement and curiosity as a new season approaches. One team executive recently compared the first wave of regular-season games to unwrapping gifts on Christmas morning: How will the coach fi...

    Blog | October 14, 2013
  16. Is Hakeem Olajuwon's Post-Up Play Training All It's Cracked Up to...

    Brett Koremenos

    With a dazzling array of spins, fakes, and graceful footwork, Hakeem Olajuwon was as unique as any player in league history. Though we still see bits and pieces of his game today — Kobe Bryant's footwork and fadeaways, Rajon Rondo's ball fakes ...

    Blog | September 13, 2013