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On Lowe and Windhorst’s Tuesday Tristan Thompson talk

ESPN’s Brian Windhorst, formerly of the Akron Beacon Journal and The Plain Dealer, was a guest on on Zach Lowe’s Grantland podcast, which came out Tuesday afternoon. They devoted roughly the first 33 minutes of the 104-minute chat to Tristan Thompson’s ongoing free agency. Tuck that napkin into your collar and let’s dig in. Among Windhorst’s first points was that he...
Via Waiting For Next Year
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Bucks Become First NBA Team With Alternate Court Design

The Milwaukee Bucks are the first team to feature an alternate court design to complement their alternate uniform. The Fear the Deer court shares the same design philosophy as the new uniforms, with the logos and color palette stripped down to keep the focus squarely on the team. Zach Lowe of Grantland reports a new court costs about $115,000, possible slightly more with design fees.
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Grantland’s Zach Lowe dissects Danilo Gallinari, Denver Nuggets

  One of the best in the NBA writing business tackled the Denver Nuggets today and specifically Danilo Gallinari. Zach Lowe has a tremendous breakdown on Gallo’s promising end to the 2014-15 season, as well as his stellar play for the Italian national team at Eurobasket over the summer. Here are a couple snippets from Lowe’s piece: Gallinari might be all the way back, and he...
Via BSN Denver
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Should Knicks look at trading Carmelo Anthony now?

    Carmelo Anthony is still under contract with the New York Knicks for another four years and still the central player in the franchise, but the team may be getting closer to thinking about trading him. In an article for Grantland about Markieff Morris, Zach Lowe suggests the Kings and Knicks should pursue a trade for the forward. It’s in that context that and he says...
Via Larry Brown Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston's leprechaun comes in at No. 6 in Grantland's "Definitive NBA Logo Rankings"

We're still several away from the start of the regular season and there isn't a whole lot going on right now. Thankfully, Zach Lowe over at Grantland put out a ranking of every NBA team's logo for us all to mull over.Lowe slotted Boston in the No. 6 spot.The title of “most famous logo in sports history” comes down to the Celtics and Yankees, so it seems sacrilegious to place...
Via Celtics Life
28 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron & Kyrie make Zach Lowe’s All-NBA teams

The All-NBA teams won’t be announced for a while yet, but that doesn’t mean the nation’s basketball scribes can’t announce their picks early. Grantland’s Zach Lowe is such a scribe and a WFNY favorite, so we were glad to see him include LeBron James and Kyrie Irving on his official All-NBA ballot. James made the first team, and Irving the third. James, who finished the...
Via Waiting For Next Year
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets have killed off their ridiculous mascot

The Brooklyn Nets committed something of a mercy killing on Wednesday when the team announced that its much-maligned, completely ridiculous and absurdly cheesy mascot, BrooklyKnight, will not be returning next season. Grantland’s Zach Lowe was the first to break the sobering — but welcome — news on Twitter. Actual news: Nets have informed their mascot […] The post The BrooklyKnight...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

The New Orleans Pelicans Are Redesigning Their Mascot, Pierre The Pelican, To Make Him Look Less Terrifying

The day before this past Halloween, the New Orleans Pelicans introduced their new mascot, Pierre, and he may have been the most terrifying mascot ever seen: Introducing your new mascot Pierre the Pelican! — New Orleans Pelicans (@PelicansNBA) October 31, 2013 Pretty much the whole world asked itself “Who could possibly have signed off on that thing...
Via College Spun
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

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