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  1. The Spurs' next move

    Henry Abbott

    Suddenly, the Western Conference finals are too close to call. On San Antonio's bench, Gregg Popovich has a long history of making the right adjustments. David Thorpe examines the Spurs' options in Game 5....

    Blog | May 28, 2014
  2. Erik Spoelstra for coach of the year

    Henry Abbott

    Issac Baldizon/NBAE/Getty ImagesThe Heat's head coach made an adjustment many coaches' egos won't allow."But what did he do?" I can hear you thinking. "Any coach can roll the ball out for those three guys and earn a bunch of wins, right?" I could ...

    Blog | April 02, 2013
  3. The Mavs Continue to Tweak

    Henry Abbott

    Marc Stein has traded Manchester, England for Dallas, Texas and is back on the NBA beat. He has this report on the Mavericks' roster adjustments headed into training camp: In one of the last roster moves before training camps open, Jake Vosku...

    Blog | September 27, 2009
  4. Adonal Foyle on the Character of the Orlando Magic

    Henry Abbott

    There has been a lot of talk about coaching adjustments that the Magic will have to make to change the script for tonight's Game 2. Orlando's backup big man, and long-time NBA veteran, Adonal Foyle doubts anything on a chalkboard will be the ...

    Blog | June 07, 2009
  5. The Lakers Pick a New Strategy, and Roll

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz LOS ANGELES -- When a team like the Lakers runs such a recognizable, well-defined system like the Triangle Offense, it's always striking when they depart from it. Normally, a team makes a drastic adjustment because the de...

    Blog | June 05, 2009
  6. The TrueHoop Network Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    The Lakers made their strongest adjustment of the series Wednesday night. The Magic's simple adjustment in the conference finals? Draining open looks. And Tyrus Thomas should adjust his game by launching fewer two-point jumpers. Kurt Helin...

    Blog | May 28, 2009
  7. The TrueHoop Network Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    We're deep into the first round series -- let the advanced game of adjustments begin. Carmelo has finally arrived, while the Hawks bounced back from oblivion. And what do the Washington Wizards and Thora Birch have in common? Jeremy Wagner of R...

    Blog | April 28, 2009
  8. Al Jefferson's Armpits Hurt

    Henry Abbott

    Minnesota's star big man -- speaking to the media for the first time since surgery to repair his ACL -- says it has been a tough adjustment to his life of rehabbing. The first problem, says Al Jefferson, is the crutches, which make his armpits hu...

    Blog | March 11, 2009
  9. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    What's better than a maximum contract? A max-plus contract. Welcome to the world of up-front cash, adjustments for future increases in the salary cap, and trade kickers.It's not like everything is perfect in Europe. One of the greatest coaches not in...

    Blog | October 09, 2008
  10. Phil Jackson Coaching Stories

    Henry Abbott

    It's not earth shattering, but I love a good coaching story. Roland Lazenby's latest blog post has a good one, with plenty of Tex Winter insight as always, about a Phil Jackson adjustment that sparked a Laker win against Houston. Houston center Yao ...

    Blog | December 18, 2006
  11. Charley Rosen Sees Hopeful Signs for Phoenix

    Henry Abbott

    Now that everyone is suddenly calling the Lakers threats to win the whole thing, Charley Rosen--that devious contrarian--is saying the Suns have made some excellent adjustments, and have started to make a lot of things difficult for the Lakers. For i...

    Blog | May 01, 2006
  12. Matt Guokas on the Rockets

    Henry Abbott

    Matt Guokas says on MSNBC that despite the new faces, the key to the Rockets going to the next level remains the performance of Tracy McGrady. McGrady's surrounded by good players now, so he must ask himself what adjustments does he have to make to h...

    Blog | August 30, 2005
  13. Sean May is Ready to Lose

    Henry Abbott

    Already in the expansion mindset. Q: The prospect of playing with your former teammate at UNC, Raymond Felton, what do you think that will do for your career and how will it help your adjustment? May: It will help me a lot because it will give me so...

    Blog | June 29, 2005