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  1. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Brad Townsend of The Dallas Morning News: The revamping Mavericks agreed to contract terms Monday night with free agent guard O.J. Mayo, the third pick of the 2008 draft. Mayo, 24, tweeted the news at about 10:30 p.m., saying "I will be signing with ...

    Blog | July 17, 2012
  2. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Geoff Calkins of The Commercial-Appeal: Weren't their Grizzlies just up 24? In the fourth quarter? With 9:13 left in the game? So why were the Clippers dancing and celebrating? Why were Blake Griffin and Chris Paul leaping for joy? And - for the love...

    Blog | April 30, 2012
  3. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Mike Bresnahan of the Los Angeles Times: This was the game Lakers fans had been awaiting, hoping their team could turn into something special. Shrug off a season of only mildly inspirational play. Win a big road game. Have someone grab 30 rebounds. T...

    Blog | April 12, 2012
  4. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Staff of The Dallas Morning News: Nobody gave the Mavericks much of a chance to win the NBA title this summer. It's looks like this may be a recurring theme. The Mavericks aren't the favorite to repeat as NBA champs in 2012. They're not even favorit...

    Blog | November 30, 2011
  5. NBA owners' bargaining positions

    Henry Abbott

    Steven Freeman/NBAE/Getty Images Adam Silver and David Stern present a united front, but the truth is more complex. The way the NBA tells it, all 30 owners are perfectly united, on every issue from hard caps to revenue sharing. Of course, it can...

    Blog | September 09, 2011
  6. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Bill Livingston of The Plain Dealer: "In the last two minutes Tuesday night, the fans weren't in their seats at The Q. They were standing in front of them, yelling until they were hoarse, red-lining the scream machine. The din rattled memories of whe...

    Blog | March 30, 2011
  7. Heat's House steals Oklahoma's Thunder

    Henry Abbott

    After losing eight of their first nine games that were decided by five points or fewer, the Miami Heat have won back-to-back games in such fashion. HouseAnd, for a second straight game, Eddie House was a key contributor late in the fourth qua...

    Blog | January 30, 2011
  8. Cavaliers set new franchise record

    Henry Abbott

    The Cleveland Cavaliers have lost a franchise single-season record 22 straight road games following their loss to the Boston Celtics. Overall, Cleveland is 1-28 since November 30, and according to the Elias Sports Bureau, it's the first time in franc...

    Blog | January 26, 2011
  9. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel: "You have to love Magic forward Quentin Richardson's response to my query about the Miami Heat. 'Bleep the Heat ... with all due respect,' Q said. Now that's funny, Q mixing irreverence with reverence. Sounds like...

    Blog | September 30, 2010
  10. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Pete Thamel of The New York Times: "The Americans bumbled through nearly seven minutes of the second quarter without a field goal, giving the heavily pro-Slovenia crowd -- like a chanting, green version of the one at Duke's Cameron Indoor Stadium -- ...

    Blog | August 30, 2010
  11. Surprise, surprise: 18 teams have full 15-man rosters

    Henry Abbott

    By Marc Stein We inched one step closer to the start of the season Monday night when the league sent out its annual compilation of all 30 rosters. It's an email I awaited with more than the usual anticipation because we've been hearing for mont...

    Blog | October 26, 2009
  12. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel: "So the Lakers don't want to commit significant long-term money to a 30-year-old Lamar Odom? Understood, considering where they find themselves against the dollar-for-dollar luxury tax. So the...

    Blog | July 29, 2009
  13. Kobe Bryant's Double Vision

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz In Game 5, the Lakers cracked the code on the offensive end. They discovered that the Nuggets were giving them swaths of open space in the halfcourt, much of it the result of double-teams. The Lakers' offense is predicate...

    Blog | May 30, 2009
  14. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Israel Gutierrez of The Miami Herald: "This is going to feel different than most of the jersey retirements you might have caught on television. And it's not just because Zo (Alonzo Mourning) is our local hero, or because, outside of football...

    Blog | March 30, 2009
  15. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel: "With the win, the Magic clinched their second consecutive Southeast Division title and eclipsed last season's record (52-30). 'The politically correct answer in the NBA is to say that we don't ...

    Blog | March 26, 2009
  16. The World's Most Unlikely MVP Showdown

    Henry Abbott

    Tonight, at 10:30 Eastern/7:30 Pacific, the Los Angeles Lakers will face the New Orleans Hornets in Tinseltown. Potentially on the line: the #1 seed in the West, and an MVP award that could go to Chris Paul or Kobe Bryant. Whoa. Really? Think back to...

    Blog | April 11, 2008