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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune: "The Bulls have made no definitive decisions on the future of Tracy McGrady, who will work out for management on Monday. McGrady, a seven-time All-Star, is trying to find a home after playing just 30 games last se...

    Blog | July 26, 2010
  5. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Tim Cowlishaw of The Dallas Morning News: "The oldest team in the NBA was nearly rescued by the youngest rookie on either roster Thursday night. Roddy Beaubois was this close to being one of the team's all-time surprising playoff heroes. And then, in...

    Blog | April 30, 2010
  6. The Michael Jordan of Turkey, in Free Agency

    Henry Abbott

    Free agency starts at midnight tonight, and the class president is Hedo Turkoglu. The last time we saw the Orlando forward Turkoglu play, he did not have his best game. In Game 5 of the NBA Finals he dawdled on offense. He fell for fakes, and in a ke...

    Blog | June 30, 2009
  7. Meet the Rookie: Julian Wright

    Henry Abbott

    The defending champion San Antonio Spurs are tied at 2-2 with the New Orleans Hornets, with Game 5 set for 9:30 ET tonight. Should be a wild one, with the Hornets looking to recapture the momentum they had in the first two games at home. ESPN's David...

    Blog | May 13, 2008
  8. 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
  9. Nerd Squad: The Tale of Quantum Hoops

    Henry Abbott

    There has been this documentary out there that I have been hearing about called "Quantum Hoops." Sounded really cool ... but there's almost nowhere you can see it at the moment. Then -- praise be to the PR industry, or something -- people doing PR fo...

    Blog | November 30, 2007
  10. Charles Barkley's Hex on the Spurs is not Working

    Henry Abbott

    One of TrueHoop's most dedicated readers is a dude with no first name. Well, as much as he has a first name, it's NFN, which stands for "No First Name." His last name is Kalyan. (He's an amazing musical talent, as you can hear from checking out his w...

    Blog | August 30, 2007
  11. Who's Ready to Watch TV?

    Henry Abbott

    Don't normally do "whoa I'm excited" posts, but ... whoa, I'm excited! Just for the record, it's Houston vs. Utah at 8 p.m. ET. Then it's the Oakland main event at 10:30. I have no plans to blog about the games in progress, but who am I kidding? I'll...

    Blog | May 03, 2007
  12. Does Everyone Think Detroit is Done?

    Henry Abbott

    I can't find a single "expert" who is writing today that they think Detroit will beat Miami. That always makes me nervous. There is seldom that kind of consensus. It's just weird. Last time all the experts agreed it was when practically eve...

    Blog | May 30, 2006
  13. You Can Drink Expensive Wine with Coach Popovich

    Henry Abbott

    Damien Casten, in a nutshell, is a wine nut. He used to be a real business man, who went to a lot of business dinners, and at some point he realized he liked the food and the wine more than the business. So he went to culinary school, and then he liv...

    Blog | September 30, 2005
  14. Michael Finley to Choose Today

    Henry Abbott

    In the Arizona Republic, Paul Coro says that today will most likely be the day when Michael Finley will announce whether he wants to play for the Miami Heat, the Phoenix Suns, the San Antonio Spurs, or the Minnesota Timberwolves....

    Blog | August 30, 2005