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Grantland boss + columnist, @30for30 co-creator, Grantland Basketball Hour host, BS Report host, author of Facebook:

Welcome to the 2015 Sports Guy Mailbag Reunion Tour — Mikey Burton But first, it's a Grantland Basketball Hour alert! On the heels of last night's "Hardcore Playoff Preview" with me, Jalen Rose and Zach Lowe ... ... we have a second playoff special counting down the "25 Most Intriguing People" of 2015's postseason premiering tonight on ESPN at 7 ET.

‘The Grantland Basketball Hour’: The Most ‘Urgent’ Teams in the NBA Playoffs — Grantland In case you missed Thursday's Grantland Basketball Hour with guests Zach Lowe and Jalen Rose, here is a scene from the show. Listen to the entire episode in audio form here. Catch re-airings of The Grantland Basketball Hour at 11:30 p.m.

2015 NBA Playoffs "

‘B.S. Report’: Bill’s Dad on the Celtics, Red Sox, and Aaron Hernandez Trial — Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images Bill's dad calls in to talk about the Celtics making the playoffs, the Aaron Hernandez trial, and the Red Sox starting the season strong. Listen to the podcast here.

‘Bill Don’t Lie’ Podcast: Chris Ryan and Andrew Sharp on the Thunder, Sixers, and More — Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images Grantland's Chris Ryan and Andrew Sharp talk to Bill Simmons about the Thunder's playoff chances and the 76ers' tanking strategy, and wonder whether DeMarcus Cousins could get traded. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the Bill Don't Lie podcast on iTunes and check out our podcasts page.

‘B.S. Report’: Greg Wyshynski and Alan Sepinwall — Harry How/Getty Images Greg Wyshynski of Yahoo Sports joins Bill Simmons to discuss the NHL playoffs and what went wrong for the L.A. Kings. Then Alan Sepinwall of HitFix talks Sunday-night TV. Listen to the podcast here.

The NBA’s Furious 17: Capturing the Noncontenders’ State of Mind — Mitchell Leff/Getty Images The NBA's final regular-season week usually revolves around playoff seed positioning, MVP conversations, awards ballots, this Spurs picture, some unapologetic mega-tanking by the worst seven to eight teams, the annual "Ricky Rubio might be the worst shooter ever" conversation, the annual OKC newspaper article that revises Harden trade history, one hellacious contract-year run (hello, DeAndre!), one out-of-nowhere player blossoming (the Stifle Tower, everybody!), and, of course, fans of every potential no.

‘B.S. Report’: Haralabos Voulgaris — D. Clarke Evans/NBAE via Getty Images NBA gambler Haralabos Voulgaris joins Bill on the B.S. Report to break down what an MVP candidate should be and why the Memphis Grizzlies fell apart. Then they predict the conference finals. Listen to the podcast here.

‘B.S. Report’: Brian Grazer — Legendary film and TV producer Brian Grazer sits down with Bill Simmons to discuss the early days of his career, his partnership with Ron Howard, and his new book, A Curious Mind. Listen to the podcast here.

‘Bill Don’t Lie’ Podcast: Zach Lowe on Anthony Davis, Kawhi Leonard, and More — D. Clarke Evans/NBAE via Getty Images Zach Lowe joins Bill Simmons to discuss Anthony Davis, the MVP race, and how Kawhi is looking like a top-10 player. Then they break down the NBA season by the numbers. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the Bill Don't Lie podcast on iTunes and check out our podcasts page.
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Apr 18, 2015

Dammit! RT @donkitrk99: @BillSimmons Only one team/number combination is drawn, not 14. Winner moves to 1, everyone else slots down 1 spot

Apr 18, 2015

I've never watched the NHL Lottery before. Please tell me Gary Bettman has to open 14 envelopes while ad-libbing commentary. Please.

Apr 18, 2015

The reason Curry is better defensively is b/c Kerr told him that he wasn't hiding him on D anymore - that he HAD to become a 2-way player.

Apr 18, 2015

My NBA series picks: Raps in 6 (+400), GSW (-180), Bulls in 5 (+110), Rockets in 7 (+300), Cavs in 6…

Apr 18, 2015

One of the 2 Grantland Basketball Hour playoff shows with me, @ZachLowe_NBA and @JalenRose - coming up at 11am ET on ESPN2.

Apr 18, 2015

My Friday NBA mailbag: Curry/MVP, playoff bets, MJ vs. LeBron, worst owners/coaches, Boogie trades, Sonics curses...…

Apr 17, 2015

Was nice to spend time with @sergeibaka9 last month - he's a special guy. Also, VERY fun to talk hoops with him. Super-smart about the game.

Apr 17, 2015

If you came in late to "Son of the Congo" on ESPN, the whole film is on Grantland:… Re-runs tomorrow 830am ESPN2.

Apr 17, 2015

On the next Grantland Basketball Hour, I want to make A-Rod pee in a cup, then drug-test his urine on live TV. We just need to book A-Rod.

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