The Grip

4/13/2021
17 : 4

Nuggets heartbreak — Curry’s milestone — Trip-dub leaders

Tuesday, April 13th, 2021 The Opening Tip Jamal Murray is out for the year. Steph Curry added another distinction to his resume last night. A great Allen Iverson story from his old GM. Today's best
4/9/2021
17 : 34

AG’s hoops nirvana — Isaiah’s back — Poku deep dive

Friday, April 9th, 2021 The Opening Tip Denver hasn't lost since trading for Aaron Gordon. Chris Paul is closing in on another milestone. The league is better with Isaiah Thomas in it. If Poku wasn
4/6/2021
17 : 44

Jrue, the Finesser — Playoff picture — Mavs’ two-point quarter

Tuesday, April 6th, 2021 The Opening Tip Jrue Holiday is great at separating billionaires from their money. Baylor is the new national champ. The playoff picture with 20 or so games left. Tonight's
4/2/2021
18 : 14

Harden, MVP — Sinking Warriors — Melo vs. fog

Friday, April 2nd, 2021 The Opening Tip Steph Curry and the Warriors are experiencing life in the NBA's lower middle-class. The small markets have been broken by the NBA's buyout market.
3/26/2021
18 : 34

Every Gary gets traded — Woj vs. Shams — Rick’s 64-point game

Friday, March 26th, 2021 The Opening Tip If you play in the NBA and your name is Gary, you got traded yesterday. Woj vs. Shams: Who won yesterday's trade deadline? Remembering Rick Barry and his 64
3/24/2021
18 : 34

NBA trade deadline — Jokic: MVP? — RIP Elgin Baylor

Wednesday, March 24th, 2021 The Opening Tip We're back! We have your NBA catchup in seven bullet points. Nikola Jokic, MVP favorite, broke out a new concoction of moves last night. A quick ode to
3/5/2021
18 : 54

Triple-doubles gone wild — Halfway snapshot — Utah angst

Friday, March 5th, 2021 The Opening Tip The Bucks and Grizzlies played a fun back-and-forth game yesterday. The Utah Jazz are taking heat from all angles right now. A snapshot of the East and West
3/2/2021
19 : 34

Last remaining Bobcats — Knicks: Good? — Wilt’s 100

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021 The Opening Tip Dejounte Murray almost ruined James Harden's historic night. What if the Knicks are good? Today's the anniversary of Wilt Chamberlain's 100-point
2/26/2021
20 : 24

NBA Top Shot (?) — All-Star roster — Pete Weber x MJ

Friday, Feb 26th, 2021 The Opening Tip We have definitive proof that NBA players are hard-wired to only shoot 3s. The NBA's All-Star Game roster is set. We remember Pete Weber, the MJ of bowling.
2/23/2021
19 : 14

Portland’s ticking clock — Edwards’ poster — Real Magic vs. Burner Magic

Tuesday, Feb 23rd, 2021 The Opening Tip Anthony Edwards submitted a dunk of the decade candidate on Friday. We have a new game show. OTD 29 years ago, Ice Cube's most iconic song was released.
2/19/2021
19 : 14

Dame or Steph? — 35K LeBron — Sheed in ATL

Friday, Feb 19th, 2021 The Opening Tip LeBron reached the ultra rare 35000-point club last night. We hope you didn't listen to our last piece of betting advice. That time Rasheed Wallace played a
2/16/2021
20 : 4

Point Harden — Knicks love — Japan-Raptors update

Tuesday, Feb 16th, 2021 The Opening Tip The Knicks continue their run of shockingly competent basketball. We have an important Japanese Raptors fanpage update. We present the All Never-Made-An-All-Star
2/13/2021
5 : 7

Bucks settle in — Curry’s run — Mavs-national anthem

Tuesday, Feb 10th, 2021 The Opening Tip Steph Curry is on one of the best runs of his career. Dallas stopped playing the national anthem and it took 13 games for anyone to notice. Kemba Walker's
2/13/2021
5 : 4

HBD, Bill Russell — Melo’s heat check — Scouting legend passes away

Friday, Feb 12th, 2021 The Opening Tip It's Bill Russell's 87th birthday today. Carmelo was a vintage red last night. The basketball world lost a unique New Yorker earlier this week. 1. An
2/5/2021
19 : 14

Weekend watches — LeBron vs. All-Star Game — Dudley vs. PG

Friday, Feb 5th, 2021 The Opening Tip The best games on TV this weekend LeBron isn't too hyped about the All-Star Game Jared Dudley called out Paul George in his new “book," which is really
2/2/2021
20 : 4

20-point scorers — Booker’s game-winner — Stephen A. anniversary

Tuesday, Feb 2nd, 2021 The Opening Tip Devin Booker hit a 3-pointer to beat the Mavs last night. Remembering a great moment in NBA media history. We're back with another betting guarantee.
1/29/2021
19 : 4

Weekend watches — OKC ATS — Kawhi’s tweets

Friday, Jan 29th, 2021 The Opening Tip The best of this weekend's matchups Derrick Jones Jr. is on a new team doing old tricks The Thunder are the Most Dignified Team in Basketball A brief
1/26/2021
19 : 54

One year since Kobe’s death — NYC street legend dies — Go Knicks Go

Tuesday, Jan 26th, 2021 The Opening Tip Some essential reading on Kobe Bryant. A highlight reel dunk by Anthony Edwards to begin a low right reel career. We have good news for the crossover sector of
1/22/2021
18 : 24

Shaq vs. Utah — Bernie x NBA memes — Kobe’s 81

Friday, Jan 22nd, 2021 The Opening Tip Shaq is entering prime hater mode against the Jazz. LeBron and the Lakers are still perfect on the road. 15 years ago, Kobe Bryant had his best individual game.
1/19/2021
18 : 54

Harden & KD’s start — Steph’s dagger — 7th round, ‘77 NBA Draft

Tuesday, Jan 19th, 2021 The Opening Tip So, having Kevin Durant and James Harden on the same team is a good thing? Steph Curry was vintage Steph Curry last night. Remembering the fallacy of the seventh