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  1. Epic trade deadline

    Henry Abbott

    ESPN Insider Chad Ford predicts an "epic trade deadline" because of this NBA season's strange set of circumstances where many teams are tanking, and thus are willing to part with talented players....

    Blog | February 03, 2014
  2. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel: The Dwight Howard drama is over with Thursday's blockbuster trade (pending league approval.) Our National Dwightmare is over - at least that's what everybody says outside of Orlando. We know better. It will neve...

    Blog | August 10, 2012
  3. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle: With the Orlando Magic's trade talks to move Dwight Howard to Brooklyn stalling, the Rockets remained in talks about a deal for Howard, with the potential to expand a deal to pursue the Lakers' Andrew Bynum, ...

    Blog | July 11, 2012
  4. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Michael Cunningham of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: It's still possible all of this trade talk leads to no deals now and the Hawks wait until later in the summer or next season to pursue trades. But already it's clear that [Danny] Ferry is willin...

    Blog | July 02, 2012
  5. Why would Lakers ever cut costs?

    Henry Abbott

    Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images Sport A fat revenue sharing bill poses a new financial challenge for Jim and Jerry Buss. Going into last week's trade deadline, the Lakers had various priorities, but, interestingly, not all of them had to do with fie...

    Blog | March 21, 2012
  6. Free agency suits Dwight Howard better

    Henry Abbott

    As Michael Wallace tells us, Dwight Howard is throwing a little cold water on the idea he needs to be moved before Thursday's trade dealine: "We've been talking, like I said, for a while," Howard said after leading the Magic to a 104-98 overtime hom...

    Blog | March 14, 2012
  7. Bogut trade bad for Knick playoff hopes

    Henry Abbott

    John Hollinger (Insider) on the Monta Ellis trade's effect on the East, where the Knicks are in a dogfight with the Bucks to make the playoffs. Milwaukee has been playing well even without Andrew Bogut, and have now added some talent that may help...

    Blog | March 14, 2012
  8. Danny Ainge: No Rajon Rondo trade

    Henry Abbott

    From news services: Danny Ainge didn't leave himself any wiggle room Monday night when the topic of persistent trade rumors involving Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo arose. "Rondo's not being traded," Ainge, Boston's president of bask...

    Blog | March 13, 2012
  9. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: Let's assume for a moment that the Orlando Magic retain Dwight Howard beyond the March 15 trade deadline. Even with Howard in the fold, the team will have to make significant improvements defensively for it to h...

    Blog | March 02, 2012
  10. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel: Come on down to Amway Center before we run out of exclamation points! Yes, see us at Rent-a-Dwight! Of course, we take trade-ins!.... The Magic are talking to more teams than the ones on Dwight Howard's wish lis...

    Blog | December 30, 2011
  11. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Fascinated by the heat of these Chris Paul trade talks. If I were the Hornets I'd consider Stephen Curry to be the best player on offer, but Minnesota's 2012 first-rounder -- part of the Clippers reported offer -- could be the best single asset, espe...

    Blog | December 07, 2011
  12. Jason Fry on Osama Bin Laden

    Henry Abbott

    Jason Fry, baseball blogger at Faith and Fear in Flushing, worked across the street from the World Trade Center in 2001, and still lives in Brooklyn. Last night he was watching baseball on ESPN when he heard news of Osama Bin Laden's demise, and w...

    Blog | May 02, 2011
  13. Rocket time

    Henry Abbott

    Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE/Getty Images Now running the NBA's best offense: Kyle Lowry. Remember the Rockets who gave the Lakers all that trouble in the playoffs a while back? They're just about all gone. At the trade deadline, the Rockets traded ...

    Blog | March 30, 2011
  14. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    William C. Rhoden of The New York Times: "On Sunday night against the Heat, the Knicks played their first important game since the blockbuster trade -- and won, 91-86. The heavyweights came through. Billups's 3-pointer with 1 minute 1 second left gav...

    Blog | February 28, 2011
  15. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Bob Ryan of The Boston Globe: "I can hear the weeping and wailing among the faithful. 'Perk? Perk! How could they give up Perk?' Well, here's how: You trade Perk if in return you get someone who is a much more accomplished basketball player and one w...

    Blog | February 25, 2011
  16. The big list of NBA trades

    Henry Abbott

    Things are happening fast. Here's a list of recent trade reports: Nazr Mohammed to the Thunder. Marquis Daniels to the Kings. Aaron Brooks to the Suns for Goran Dragic. Semih Erden and Luke Harangody to the Cavaliers. Gerald Wallace to th...

    Blog | February 24, 2011