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  1. Today's crunch-time best vs. Air Jordan

    Henry Abbott

    Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty Images In Game 2, Dirk Nowitzki hit the fifth "crunch-time" playoff bucket of his career -- tying LeBron. Who is the best crunch-time player, the NBA's ultimate closer? World peace may be simpler to solve. The a...

    Blog | June 11, 2011
  2. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    A stunning mask, made entirely of Air Jordan sneakers. Also, a blanket made of Allen Iverson and Kobe Bryant jerseys. Dave from BlazersEdge on young people who get in trouble: "When you're twenty it seems like so many possibilities are open...

    Blog | August 31, 2009
  3. The Shoes Make Stephon Marbury an Anti-Jordan

    Henry Abbott

    Remember the famous scene (PG-13 for language) from Spike Lee's Do the Right Thing where there's a big spat after some white guy steps on Buggin Out's brand new Air Jordan's? In the Chicago Sports Review, Dayn Perry assesses the cultural implications...

    Blog | March 20, 2007
  4. Michael Jordan Loves Tinker Hatfield

    Henry Abbott

    Hatfield is the guy who designs a lot of Air Jordan shoes, including the latest one which, I kid you not, has a mosaic of images representing Jordans twenty years at Nike. Jordan gushes about Hatfield to Kerry Eggers of the Portland Tribune. "Tinke...

    Blog | July 22, 2005
  5. TrueHoop TV: LeBron James' test

    Henry Abbott

    In his book "Relentless," legendary NBA trainer Tim Grover talks about what motivates his superstar clients Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant and Dwyane Wade. Then he talks about different character types, the highest of which, in his judgment, is what he ...

    Blog | April 27, 2013
  6. TrueHoop TV: Tim Grover on Kobe healing

    Henry Abbott

    Tim Grover -- author of the new book "Relentless: From Good to Great to Unstoppable" -- has trained the likes of Michael Jordan and Dwyane Wade, and is now deeply involved in helping his long-term client Kobe Bryant do everything he can to get back o...

    Blog | April 18, 2013
  7. TrueHoop TV: MJ's trainer on MJ

    Henry Abbott

    Michael Jordan was one of the first NBA players ever to have his own trainer, and Tim Grover was his guy. Grover's access to Jordan has long been as good as anybody's, and now the trainer to Jordan, Kobe Bryant, Dwyane Wade and others has just rel...

    Blog | April 17, 2013
  8. TrueHoop TV: Jamal Crawford remembers

    Henry Abbott

    Jamal Crawford has scored 40 points or more eight times in his career. In a little TrueHoop TV game show, Kevin Arnovitz resolved to test Crawford's memory of those games -- Crawford came up with eight answers, and a nice little Michael Jordan anecdo...

    Blog | April 08, 2013
  9. Think like Mike, or not

    Henry Abbott

    Kent Smith/NBAE/Getty Images Learning more than ever about the thoughts of an icon. Hanging over All-Star weekend in Houston is Wright Thompson's must-read exploration of Michael Jordan's mind at 50 -- almost certainly the most insightful thing eve...

    Blog | February 16, 2013
  10. Larry Bird vs. Michael Jordan's cooler

    Henry Abbott

    Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE/Getty Images Larry Bird cared little about Michael Jordan's superstar snack stash. In 1998, Larry Bird coached Michael Jordan in the All-Star Game at Madison Square Garden. The next year he published a book with Jackie MacM...

    Blog | June 04, 2012
  11. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Bob Kravitz of The Indianapolis Star: Let me take you back to May 7, 1989, the day Chicago's Michael Jordan lifted skyward for The Shot over Cleveland's Craig Ehlo, the shot that catapulted his career into the next stratosphere. After the game, Cleve...

    Blog | May 21, 2012
  12. Michael Jordan on Outside the Lines

    Henry Abbott

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

    Henry Abbott

    Rick Bonnell of The Charlotte Observer: If you want to write off Michael Jordan as the guy who shouldn't be wearing a hockey jersey in Chicago when his NBA team is withering back in Charlotte, more power to you. If you want to conclude Rod Higgins is...

    Blog | April 26, 2012
  14. Michael Jordan: Bobcats not tanking

    Henry Abbott

    AP Photo/Bob Leverone The owner of the worst team in the NBA says losing was not the plan. Michael Jordan, owner of the Bobcats, talked to Rick Bonnell of the Charlotte Observer about his team, which threatens to be the worst in NBA history, and s...

    Blog | April 25, 2012
  15. NBA Today podcast: Steve Shenbaum

    Henry Abbott

    As a bit actor in "Space Jam," Steve Shenbaum devised a clever approach to bond with Michael Jordan: with a lighthearted joke about gambling. It bombed so badly that he wishes now he would have instead said nothing at all. But that didn't stop ...

    Blog | January 20, 2012
  16. The man who "cut" Michael Jordan

    Henry Abbott

    You'll thank me if you take the time to read this amazing Thomas Lake story, in Sports Illustrated, about Michael Jordan's high-school coach Clifton "Pop" Herring. That Jordan wasn't really cut is only a tiny part of what fascinates. For instance, do...

    Blog | January 10, 2012