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Trailer: Son of the Congo

Oklahoma City Thunder star Serge Ibaka’s journey to the NBA is a fascinating to say the least. The new documentary from Grantland, Son of the Congo, tells Ibaka’s incredible story of desperation, dreams, and determination. 167 more words


In Memoriam: David Carr and Harris Wittels

As a practitioner of journalism, and as an appreciator and something of a student of comedy, the recent deaths of David Carr and Harris Wittels have hit me pretty hard. 1,424 more words


R.I.P. Anthony "Mase" Mason - (Best Kept Secret)

Sad News last night with the “transition” of Tenn St. alum NY Knicks/Charlotte NBA 90’s powerhouse Anthony Mason.  “Mase was a 6’7 250lb force of nature.  99 more words


Grantland Drama? Bill Simmons' Old Trade Value Columns Diss Jalen Rose

Bill Simmons’ old trade value columns reveal surprisingly harsh words about his Grantland colleague Jalen Rose.

In his 2002 column, Simmons lists Rose as one of seven players whose salaries decreased their trade value, which is just another way of calling him overpaid. 293 more words


Kobe blames media for not having more MVP's

Via Slamonline.com

“Because the media votes on it.”

“It was never a mission of mine to win a lot of MVPs. It was to win a lot of championships.” 18 more words


Kobe Bryant nixed trade to Pistons in 2007, wanted to be traded to Bulls

Kobe in Chicago? He wanted it to happen in 2007.

While co-hosting The Grantland Basketball Hour with Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose on Sunday, Kobe Bryant  294 more words