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  1. The status of the NBA's Western Conference teams

    Zach Lowe

    It's time to try to figure out where everyone stands out West as we head toward the midpoint of the NBA season.

    Story | Conversation | December 24, 2013
  2. Anthony Davis's Fracture May Break the Pellies

    Zach Lowe

    The harsh reality of the Western Conference: If your team's internal projections have them settling around the 45-win mark, a medium-term injury to your best or second-best player could make the difference between a playoff spot and a trip to New Yor...

    Blog | December 02, 2013
  3. Please, Basketball Gods, Let the Thunder and Warriors Play in the...

    Chris Ryan

    Man, this has been a weird little season so far. Everybody looks terrible on the second night of back-to-backs, and back-to-backs are happening all the time. Miami looks human, Indy looks unbeatable, Brooklyn looks old, J.R. Smith hates Brandon Jenni...

    Blog | November 15, 2013
  4. About Last Night: Clippers KO OKC

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy waiting for some good news in the world of football, seriously, any good news, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday: In a chippy Western Conference matchup that saw Matt Barnes and Serge Ibaka get ejected, Blake Gr...

    Blog | November 14, 2013
  5. B.S. Report: Joe House

    Bill Simmons

    In Part 1 of a two-part podcast, Bill Simmons and Joe House predict the over/unders for the NBA's Eastern Conference. In Part 2, they wrap up with the Western Conference. Listen to Part 1 of the podcast here, and Part 2 here. Subscribe to the B.S....

    Blog | October 29, 2013
  6. The Spurs Stay the Spurs: Why San Antonio Will Be Back in the NBA...

    Carles

    In the modern era, the Spurs have never had to prepare for a season after a potentially franchise-defining loss. After watching the team choke away the last two games of the NBA Finals, I thought my interest in the NBA would never be the same. I had ...

    Blog | October 21, 2013
  7. Is the Western Conference better than the Eastern Conference?

    Sean McIndoe

    One conference has completely dominated the NHL so far this season ... and every year this century. But why?

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2013
  8. We Went There: Candace Parker Wins WNBA MVP Before the Sparks Fal...

    Patricia Lee

    The management at my apartment complex guaranteed that I would have a good time Thursday night. They offered each resident complimentary tickets to Game 1 of the Sparks-Mercury Western Conference semifinals. Being a huge sucker for free sporting even...

    Blog | September 20, 2013
  9. NHL playoffs conference finals

    Katie Baker

    Chicago takes a 3-1 series lead over the L.A. Kings in the Western Conference finals, while the Bruins look to sweep the Penguins in the East.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2013
  10. NHL Playoffs and the Los Angeles Kings and Chicago Blackhawks

    Katie Baker

    Can the defending Stanley Cup champs come back against the Chicago Blackhawks in the Western Conference finals?

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2013
  11. Bill Simmons's Video Tribute to Tim Duncan

    Grantland Staff

    With San Antonio's sweep of the Grizzlies in the Western Conference finals, Tim Duncan is set to play in his fifth NBA Finals — 14 years after playing in his first. In this video essay, Bill Simmons pays tribute to the greatest NBA player of hi...

    Blog | May 28, 2013
  12. Grantland Network: The Basketball Jones

    Grantland Network

    On today's show, The Basketball Jones preview and predict the Western Conference finals. They also discuss George Hill's injury, Mike Woodson finally playing Chris Copeland, guys who have boosted their free-agency stock, whether Paul Pierce has playe...

    Blog | May 17, 2013
  13. About Last Weekend: The Lake Show Gets Canceled

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy on eBay trying to unload your Tim Tebow Jets jersey, here's what you missed in sports last weekend: The San Antonio Spurs dispatched the Los Angeles Lakers, 103-82, to advance to the Western Conference semifinals. Lakers ce...

    Blog | April 29, 2013
  14. About Last Night: The Playoff Picture

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy scaring little children by reciting Mariners hitting stats from the past decade, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday: The Utah Jazz were eliminated from the NBA playoff picture after an 86-70 loss to the Memphis G...

    Blog | April 18, 2013
  15. The Game of ThronestoNBA Playoffs Translator, Book 2: Essos Con...

    netw3rk and Steve McPherson

    If you missed yesterday's romp through the Western Conference, then consider this link your message via raven. Eastern Conference Indiana Pacers Steve McPherson: Aha! This is where the Greyjoys come back. Sure, the Iron Islands' main industr...

    Blog | March 29, 2013
  16. How the Dallas Mavericks got back into the playoff chase in the W...

    Zach Lowe

    Before the All-Star break, Rick Carlisle's team was as good as done — now it's suddenly back in the playoff chase.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2013