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Q&A: Flip Saunders on Building the Baby T-Wolves, Luck, and Mountain Dew

grantland.com — Jordan Johnson/NBAE via Getty Images Flip Saunders has experienced an improbable rise from the ragtag Continental Basketball Association of the 1980s and 1990s, to a position of enormous power as head coach, president of basketball operations, and part owner of the Timberwolves.
Jul 30, 2015

One-on-one with Flip Saunders: On building the Wolves, KG's return, Mountain Dew, being both coach/GM, more: grantland.com/the-triangle/q…

Jul 30, 2015

RT @ZachLowe_NBA: One-on-one with Flip Saunders: On building the Wolves, KG's return, Mountain Dew, being both coach/GM, more: grantland.com/the-triangle/q…

Jul 30, 2015

Flip Saunders has two offices -- one as GM, one as coach -- and other great Wolves stuff from @ZachLowe_NBA grantland.com/the-triangle/q…

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‘The Lowe Post’ Podcast: Mark Cuban on DeAndre Jordan, Tanking, and ‘Shark Tank’

Jul 30, 2015

From last night: Lowe Post podcast: @mcuban on free agency gambles, rule changes, valuing draft picks, Shark Tank: grantland.com/the-triangle/t…

Jul 30, 2015

RT @ZachLowe_NBA: From last night: Lowe Post podcast: @mcuban on free agency gambles, rule changes, valuing draft picks, Shark Tank: grantland.com/the-triangle/t…

Good Charlotte? The Hornets and the Sliding Scale of NBA Mediocrity

grantland.com — AP Photo/John Raoux No team knows how hard it is to draft a star with the ninth pick better than the Charlotte Hornets. That's why the draft slot that produced D.J.
Jul 28, 2015

Tues column: On the deals Charlotte made and didn't make around the draft: What exactly are the Hornets doing? grantland.com/the-triangle/g…

Jul 28, 2015

Good Charlotte? The Hornets and the Sliding Scale of NBA Mediocrity grantland.com/the-triangle/g…

Jul 28, 2015

Good read about the Hornets. "This franchise could use some stability." bit.ly/1D5IjpB

Jul 28, 2015

Can someone explain to me why BOS offered CHA 4 1st round picks to move up 6 slots in the mid-1st round?!!! bit.ly/1Oz8dCJ

Jul 28, 2015

Without doing it directly, this @ZachLowe_NBA piece is devastating on the Hornets' drafting, vision and management. grantland.com/the-triangle/g…

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‘The Lowe Post’ Podcast: Jared Dudley on What It’s Like to Be Traded, Players’ Union Awards, and More

grantland.com — Zach Lowe talks to Jared Dudley about what it's like to get traded, the crazy offseason, the players' union awards, and more.

The Good, the Bad, and the Tobias

grantland.com — Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Tobias Harris knows the bad things people say about him, and he knows why some teams that considered chasing him in free agency backed off. "It's always, 'Oh, why doesn't he pass more?'" Harris says, acknowledging he assisted on fewer than 10 percent of Orlando's buckets while on the floor - one of the lowest assist rates in the league for a high-usage player.

Ty Lawson Ready to Launch in Houston

grantland.com — Bart Young/NBAE via Getty Images As Houston soared to the conference finals, exposing the thin Clippers, it was almost hard to explain how the Rockets were doing it. They of course had James Harden, one of the half-dozen best players in the league, but Harden never quite reached ludicrous speed as the Rockets snatched the Clippers' soul.

Q&A: New Nuggets Head Coach Mike Malone on Ty Lawson’s Future, What Happened to LeBron in the 2010 Playoffs, and the Art of Managing Boogie

grantland.com — Bart Young/NBAE via Getty Images It has been an interesting year, and an interesting life, for Michael Malone. He grew up around the game, the son of a coach, but he nearly ditched basketball to become a state trooper in Michigan before a phone call changed his life.
Jul 17, 2015

One-on-one with Michael Malone: on bonding with Boogie, 4-on-5, Mudiay, players who party, and repairing the Nuggets grantland.com/the-triangle/q…

Jul 17, 2015

RT @ZachLowe_NBA: One-on-one with Michael Malone: on bonding with Boogie, 4-on-5, Mudiay, players who party, and repairing the Nuggets grantland.com/the-triangle/q…

Jul 17, 2015

RT @ZachLowe_NBA: One-on-one with Michael Malone: on bonding with Boogie, 4-on-5, Mudiay, players who party, and repairing the Nuggets grantland.com/the-triangle/q…

Jul 17, 2015

Q&A: New Nuggets head coach Mike Malone on Ty Lawson’s future, LeBron in the 2010 playoffs and managing Boogie grantland.com/the-triangle/q…

A Tale of Two Cities: Phoenix and Philly Plot Different Courses to Contention

grantland.com — Barry Gossage/NBAE via Getty Images There is a chanted mantra for the Cult of Hinkie - a sort of "serenity now" murmur the Sixers fan base leans upon when they get more bad news about Joel Embiid's feet: "Trust the process."
Jul 14, 2015

.@ZachLowe_NBA on the dichotomy of the paths or processes between the Sixers and Suns | bit.ly/1gzRjcm

Jul 14, 2015

Tuesday column: How and why two deep rebuilds that started together in 2013 veered in very different directions: grantland.com/the-triangle/a…

Jul 14, 2015

.@Grantland: The Sixers, which SUCK, have at least tripled in value under new owners, so the sucking will continue. grantland.com/the-triangle/a…

Jul 14, 2015

A Tale of Two Cities: Phoenix and Philly Plot Different Courses to Contention grantland.com/the-triangle/a…

Double Dribble: The Conflict of Interest Concern With Agents Representing Players and Coaches

grantland.com — Aaron Gash/AP The National Basketball Players Association is considering a crackdown on the practice of agents representing both coaches and players, and it may come to a resolution on the issue when its executive committee meets later this month in Las Vegas, according to several sources.
Jul 13, 2015

The players union is looking again at the practice of agents representing both players and coaches/GMs: grantland.com/the-triangle/d…

‘The Lowe Post’ Podcast: J.J. Redick on the DeAndre Jordan Saga, Emoji, Free Agency, and More

grantland.com — Stephen Dunn/Getty Images Zach Lowe talks to J.J. Redick about the DeAndre Jordan saga, emoji, Twitter, free agency, and what's next for the Clippers. http://c.espnradio.com/s:5L8r1/audio/2517060/lowepost_2015-07-10-130500.64k.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%2CPreroll2%2CMidroll%2CMidroll2%2CMidroll3%2CMidroll4%2CMidroll5%2CMidroll6%2CPostroll%2CPostroll2%7Cstation_id%3D1979 Listen on ESPN Podcenter. Below is an excerpt from the podcast.
Jul 11, 2015

Also J.J. Redick on yesterday's Lowe Post: the Paul Pierce Emoji mystery will never be solved grantland.com/the-triangle/t…

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Jul 30, 2015

Lowe Post podcast: Stan Van Gundy on building the Pistons, losing Monroe, 'The West Wing,' Orlando regret, more: espn.go.com/espnradio/gran…

Jul 30, 2015

@MichaelErlerSBN Unfortunately (for me!) that is not breaking news. Flip has mentioned before

Jul 30, 2015

@rapsassessed 1. Wasn't nearly 20 minutes; 2. Did I imagine the 40-50 minutes that came before?

Jul 30, 2015

@jackbchamp Agreed. I had a huge of topics, didn't want to get bogged down, got flustered trying to decide how hard to push. Mistake.

Jul 30, 2015

One-on-one with Flip Saunders: On building the Wolves, KG's return, Mountain Dew, being both coach/GM, more: grantland.com/the-triangle/q…

Jul 30, 2015

@jacklocke11 Like, it's not mandatory. If you don't like it, just opt out.

Jul 30, 2015

From last night: Lowe Post podcast: @mcuban on free agency gambles, rule changes, valuing draft picks, Shark Tank: grantland.com/the-triangle/t…

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