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‘The Lowe Post’ Podcast: J.J. Redick on the Clippers, the MVP Race, and His Acting Debut — Zach Lowe talks to J.J. Redick about life on the Clippers, his near miss in Orlando, the MVP race, and his acting debut . Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Sports podcast network on iTunes.

Time for Your Western Conference Wake-up Call: Don’t Sleep on the Clippers! — Rocky Widner/NBAE/Getty Images The Clippers can sense the spotlight has shifted away from them. Executives with rival teams in the West say they no longer "fear" the Clippers; the word "stale" comes up a lot in discussing the core of Chris Paul, Blake Griffin, and DeAndre Jordan in its fourth season together.

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The NBA’s Bigs Problem — How the evolving nature of the frontcourt has created confusion about the value of players like Greg Monroe, Tristan Thompson, and Kenneth Faried As we fly toward the Halloween deadline for players entering their fourth season to sign contract extensions, two guys are especially intriguing: Kenneth Faried and Tristan Thompson.

Kyle Korver: An Offense Unto Himself — How the Hawks sharpshooter became one of the most uniquely valuable players in the NBA As the second round of the 2003 draft puttered along, the Nets watched as teams ahead of them plucked every player in which New Jersey had interest.

The Kings of Confusion — Sacramento's delicate balance between rebuilding and winning now has left many wondering what its plan actually is It was probably the most-asked question among team executives, agents, and coaches at the NBA summer league in Las Vegas earlier this month: "So, um, does anyone have any idea what the Sacramento Kings are doing?"

Lance Blows Town: The Hornets’ Gamble, the Pacers’ Loss, and the Wide-Open Eastern Conference — A few weeks ago, it would have been unthinkable to suggest that the Charlotte Hornets might be a better team next season than the Indiana Pacers. But they had nearly identical records and point differentials over the final 50 games of last season, and the Bobcats were better by a mile after February 1 - a span of nearly 40 games.

NBA Lottery Reform Is Coming — The NBA submitted an official proposal to reform the lottery this week at competition committee meetings in Las Vegas, pushing aside the Wheel idea in favor of a revised weighting system that shifts each team's odds of getting the top pick, per several sources who have seen and reviewed the league's proposal.

Free Agency Winners and Losers — While slow to start, the NBA's silly season is rolling with plenty of teams declaring victory or accepting defeat Free agency isn't over, with big names like Greg Monroe, Eric Bledsoe, and Lance Stephenson untouched in the market, and a heap of minimum-level guys waiting to fill out rosters.

The Decision 2.0: OK, What’s Next? — The discourse around LeBron James has never been all that rational. It was stupid four years ago to build a one-hour television show around one sentence, and it revealed a baffling cluelessness from LeBron and his team about how "The Decision" would torture the NBA's saddest fan base.
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Mar 30, 2015

There were dudes in this Lakers-Sixers game who really did not want to pass the ball. Chuck away.

Mar 30, 2015

@JamieMottram Thanks! Means a lot. I need to do more, but struggle to find the time and book guests.

Mar 30, 2015

RT @RotowireATC: MIA & OKC are the only current playoff teams that have lost more games to injuries than HOU. The fact that HOU is #2 in th…

Mar 30, 2015

RT @diamond83: Draymond Green on why no longer selling "Cool Story Glenn" shirts: "People try to make it as if I don’t respect Doc."…

Mar 30, 2015

@JonathanTjarks I think they'll start JET for now, but lean toward the set-up you describe in the longer run.

Mar 30, 2015

Too bad for Pat Bev and the Rox, but this team has depth, and they've been grinding through injury all season:…

Mar 30, 2015

@BobFuton I don't think it was a "shot" to call him not his favored MVP candidate, but people have mentioned

Mar 30, 2015

@Mark_Travis Great? Maybe not. But possible. Good enough, for sure.

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