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NBA Could Reform Draft Lottery By End Of Month

According to Grantland's Zach Lowe, the NBA's Board of Governors could vote on a change to the draft lottery at the end of October, giving teams a more even chance at the top pick in the draft. 
Via CLNS Radio
16 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA On The Verge Of Changing Draft Lottery, Blame The 76ers

The Philadelphia 76ers have ruined the draft lottery with 4-5 year rebuild. According to a Zach Lowe report, the NBA Board of Governors is expected to vote soon on a change to the way the NBA Draft is held, and those changes could go in by the 2015 NBA Draft. The four worst teams would have an equal chance to win No. 1 overall pick — a 12% chance — and the team with the worst...
Via Thacover2
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic court ranks 11th in Grantland power rankings

We are officially in the deadest part of the season as everyone awaits the beginning of training camp at the end of the month. We really need something to talk about. So, thank you Zach Lowe of Grantland for giving us an official power rankings of the NBA’s floor designs, one of the few sources of high art that exist in NBA arenas. Lowe rated the Magic’s Amway Center floor design...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Wizards set to get new court design for next season

It appears their will be a makeover of their home court at the Verizon Center for the Washington Wizards. Zach Lowe of Grantland.com slipped the new design by on Tuesday while ranking the designs of each NBA team. via Grantland.com The Wizards new design came in at No. 20. But that’s a secondary story. It appears the team is moving forward with the classic “dc” logo as their...
Via KCM Sports
September 10, 2014  |  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

Pierre The Pelican Is Getting A Makeover To Become Less Scary

Grantland’s Zach Lowe is reporting that the New Orleans Pelicans have finally admitted to designing the world’s scariest mascot, and thus will be giving Pierre the Pelican a makeover to turn him into something far less scary. The new Pierre will hopefully be ready in time for All-Star Weekend in the Big Easy, which, for small children attending games, can’t come soon enough...
Via Next Impulse Sports
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Pelicans Redesigning Mascot To Make Him Look Less Scary

According to Zach Lowe of Grantland.com, the New Orleans Pelicans are redesigning mascot Pierre The Pelican’s head to make less scary. Pierre has become a hit among internet memes because of his terrifying face, get ready for a laugh and take a look at some of our favorites below. Real mascot news: Hearing Pellies are re-designing Pierre’s head to make him “less scary,” hopefully...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
January 22, 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! pic.twitter.com/CieVTs3sMt — 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

Zach Lowe Leaving SI For Grantland

Zach Lowe of Sports Illustrated will join Grantland on October 1st.
Via RealGM
August 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Zach Lowe: X-Mas Special: NBA Opening Day primer

The NBA returns with a star-studded Christmas Day set. From Celtics-Knicks to Clippers-Warriors, Zach Lowe looks at one thing to watch for each team in the five opening day matchups.
Via Sports Illustrated
December 24, 2011  |  Discuss
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