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  1. Report: Rockets offer Lin four-year deal

    Henry Abbott

    The Houston Rockets plan to offer a contract to New York Knicks guard Jeremy Lin on Wednesday, according to a report by The New York Post. Lin The Post, citing a league source, reports the Rockets will offer Lin a backloaded deal worth roughly ...

    Blog | July 04, 2012
  2. Source: Spurs talking Stephen Jackson deal

    Henry Abbott news services: After acquiring guard Stephen Jackson two days ago, the Golden State Warriors are discussing a deal to send him to the San Antonio Spurs for Richard Jefferson, a league source told ESPN The Magazine's Ric Bucher on Thursday...

    Blog | March 15, 2012
  3. Bulls sign Ex-Piston Rip Hamilton

    Henry Abbott

    From DEERFIELD, Ill. -- Former Detroit Pistons All-Star Rip Hamilton signed with the Chicago Bulls, the team announced Wednesday night. He is expected to practice with his new team on Thursday, according to a league source. ...

    Blog | December 14, 2011
  4. Source: Tayshaun Prince stays a Piston

    Henry Abbott

    From news services: Tayshaun Prince will be returning to the Detroit Pistons after reaching agreement on a $27 million, four-year contract, a league source told ESPN The Magazine's Ric Bucher. Prince, an unrestricted free agent, has sp...

    Blog | December 08, 2011
  5. Source: Jason Kapono, Lakers agree

    Henry Abbott

    From Dave McMenamin, EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- The Los Angeles Lakers have agreed to terms with free-agent forward Jason Kapono, according to a league source. The team will sign the 3-point specialist to a contract once the NBA's n...

    Blog | December 07, 2011
  6. Chicago Bulls meet with Caron Butler

    Henry Abbott

    From Nick Friedell, DEERFIELD, Ill. -- In their search to find an upgrade at shooting guard, the Chicago Bulls met with free agent Caron Butler on Monday. A league source termed the meetings with Butler as "positive." Butle...

    Blog | December 05, 2011
  7. Three ways NBA talks could end

    Henry Abbott

    Patrick McDermott/Getty Images Sport David Stern says players rejected a league overture to split basketball revenues in half. If any basketball fans really are following this NBA collective bargaining closely, Tuesday would have been the day for w...

    Blog | October 04, 2011
  8. On renegotiating a trade after the fact

    Henry Abbott

    As you may have already seen, Jerry Zgoda of the Star Tribune writes: According to a league source, the Timberwolves have asked the NBA to look into whether Portland knowingly traded them an injured player when the Blazers dealt Martell Webster to M...

    Blog | October 28, 2010
  9. Current asking price for spare 2nd-round pick: $1.5M and up

    Henry Abbott

    By Chris Sheridan Right now, teams open to the notion of selling their second-round draft picks are asking for a minimum of $1.5 million, a league source told me Friday. Talk about inflation! Back in 2003, the New Jersey Nets took Kyle Korver a...

    Blog | June 12, 2010
  10. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Michael Hunt of the Journal Sentinel: "The Atlanta Hawks might yet win this thing and probably should. They still have the size, the athleticism and, most important, the home-court advantage. But if there were any justice in a league that could care ...

    Blog | April 27, 2010
  11. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Jonathan Abrams of The New York Times: "Kevin Durant is one of the N.B.A.'s fastest-rising figures in a league in which a player's star power often develops before his maturity. Yet the 6-foot-9-inch Durant, last season's sixth-leading scorer, h...

    Blog | September 23, 2009
  12. Minnesota's Massive Point Guard Workout

    Henry Abbott

    One of the defining aspects of this draft is that there are a ton of point guards -- heading into a league that is hungry for good point guards. The Wolves held one of the most important group workouts of draft season today, featuring the vast majori...

    Blog | June 19, 2009
  13. Stephon Marbury Talks, Unfortunately

    Henry Abbott

    I'm hanging around with a lot of coaches and media types here, and the NBA story that is on everybody's mind today is Stephon Marbury. Yahoo's Adrian Wojnarowski reports: "They are not going to waive (Marbury)," a league source familiar with the sit...

    Blog | September 30, 2008
  14. First Cup: Special Lottery Edition

    Henry Abbott

    Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel: "The Heat is there because it was very uncompetitive, going a league-worst 15-67 to tie for the worst record in the franchise's 20 seasons. Because of that, it has a better chance than any other team t...

    Blog | May 20, 2008
  15. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Spurs vs. Suns Jack McCallum of Sports Illustrated: "Mike D'Antoni, the NBA's Coach of the Year for the 2004-05 season and the man credited with reinvigorating fast-break basketball in a league gone stale, will not be back to coach the Phoenix Suns f...

    Blog | April 30, 2008
  16. Almost a Victory for Bloggers in Dallas

    Henry Abbott

    The NBA has directed the Dallas Mavericks to re-open their locker room to full-time bloggers with credentials. That's hot news for Tim MacMahon of the Dallas Morning News, and bit of a eureka for sports bloggers everywhere. A league has piped up for ...

    Blog | March 28, 2008