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  1. Butler hits the big shot for the Bulls

    Nick Friedell

    WASHINGTON -- Joakim Noah is wired differently. The Chicago Bulls' emotional center marches to the beat of his own drummer and is confident in his own skin. So it's noteworthy when Noah -- who is viewed by fans and peers alike as an original -- se...

    Blog | April 25, 2014
  2. KG, Pierce savor milestone moments

    Greg Payne

    BOSTON -- Kevin Garnett could have taken Wednesday night off if he had wanted. Instagram / Boston CelticsThe Celtics celebrated milestone moments for Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce.But by now it's common knowledge that Garnett isn't wired like that...

    Blog | March 14, 2013
  3. Are we having fun yet?

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Ronald Martinez/NBAE/Getty ImagesKevin Durant typically likes a little more space to work. Wired coaches are a nice little frill of the modern-day NBA telecast, but the segment often produces a flurry of well-worn cliches and platitudes. But every o...

    Blog | May 28, 2012
  4. Athletes share the stories of their marriage proposals -- espnW

    Melissa Jacobs

    With love in the air this Valentine's Day, Melissa Jacobs got the scoop on how some of her favorite athletes popped the question.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2012
  5. Shannon Brown relishes being Kobe's "little brother" and his time...

    Andy Kamenetzky

    Monday, I shared how, despite being competitively wired in a way that flirts with insanity, Kobe Bryant isn't looking forward to a potential mano y' mano with former teammate and current Phoenix Sun Shannon Brown. Kobe took Shannon under his wing fro...

    Blog | January 10, 2012
  6. The NBA Finals and statistical bias

    Tom Haberstroh

    In an article for, Jonah Lehrer, author of "How We Decide" and contributor to Wired Magazine, pointed to this year's NBA Finals between the Dallas Mavericks and the Miami Heat, a team loved by the numerically-inclined, as an example of ...

    Blog | June 28, 2011
  7. Bill Simmons: Presenting a gift to the 2011 NBA playoffs, courtes...

    Bill Simmons

    Bill Simmons calls on "The Wire" to give a gift to the 2011 NBA playoffs.

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2011
  8. Bill Simmons: Presenting a gift to the 2011 NBA playoffs, courtes...

    Bill Simmons

    Bill Simmons calls on "The Wire" to give a gift to the 2011 NBA playoffs.

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2011
  9. Jerry West on help

    Henry Abbott

    "Athletes who are at the top of their profession, they're wired differently." Legendary NBA player and executive Jerry West is talking about Kobe Bryant. As GM of the Lakers, West brought Bryant west to Los Angeles. Bryant brought West NBA cham...

    Blog | March 24, 2011
  10. Rose, Bulls learn Thibs' quirks

    Nick Friedell

    ATLANTA -- Like most other Bulls fans, Derrick Rose can see that Tom Thibodeau is wired a little differently. He has basketball recall the likes of which Rose, and the rest of the world, have never seen. "He always tells stories about the Knick...

    Blog | March 22, 2011
  11. The Googlization of basketball information

    Henry Abbott

    I just happened across a two-year-old Wired article by Chris Anderson. It's not about sports, but you might want to read it anyway, because I think it tells us a lot about the future of, well, everything, including basketball analysis: Google conque...

    Blog | July 30, 2010
  12. Brook Lopez, Trevor Ariza could be values; Caron Butler, Ray Alle...

    Adam Madison

    Adam Madison tries to find the best and worst bargains in this season's fantasy basketball drafts.

    Story | Conversation | September 15, 2009
  13. Abdur-Rahim returns to Kings with jaw wired shut

    Forward Shareef Abdur-Rahim was back in uniform for the Sacramento Kings on Thursday night, making an improbably quick return to action with his broken jaw still wired shut.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2006
  14. No timeline for Abdur-Rahim's return to Kings lineup

    Kings forward Shareef Abdur-Rahim's mouth will be wired shut for six weeks after he undergoes surgery to repair his broken jaw.

    Story | Conversation | December 28, 2005
  15. WIRED on Dean Oliver

    Henry Abbott

    Thanks to Kerry Seed for pointing out this WIRED article that chronicles how it is basketball stat guru Dean Oliver came to work for the Seattle Sonics. According to writer Hugo Lindgren, it all has to do with team President and CEO Wally Walker. Wal...

    Blog | November 09, 2005