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  1. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Brad Townsend of The Dallas Morning News: "Late Monday morning, Mavericks owner Mark Cuban tweeted that he was going to appear Monday night on 'Piers Morgan Tonight' to 'raise some hell on politics, the economy and whatever he throws my way.' Instea...

    Blog | August 31, 2011
  2. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Deron Williams, Al Horford, O.J. Mayo, Carmelo Anthony, Pau Gasol, Chauncey Billups, Grant Hill ... a list of former third overall picks to console Nets fans. In truth, though, I cherry-picked. Also on the list are Benoit Benjamin and Adam Morrison. ...

    Blog | May 20, 2010
  3. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Bret Lagree of Hoopinion: "Mike Woodson removed Al Horford, fresh off a dominating Game 7 performance against the Bucks and arguably Atlanta's best player for the entirety of the first-round series, just 5:44 into the game because ... he had one foul...

    Blog | May 05, 2010
  4. Al Horford: I Bet Paul Pierce $10,000 We'd Win a Game

    Henry Abbott

    By Henry Abbott On Atlanta's 790 the Zone this morning, Atlanta Hawk Al Horford was asked about his playoff battle with the Celtics' Paul Pierce in 2008. That series was intense, remember? The hosts asked Horford, who was on the show with te...

    Blog | October 20, 2009
  5. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz What constitutes a "lopsided trade"? "Generally, lopsided trades require two conditions: 1. a team that needs to dump salary, either because they are cheap, because they want to get under the luxury tax line ...

    Blog | June 03, 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. Seven Reasons to Fear the Orlando Magic

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz I've heard the rap on the Orlando Magic. They're essentially a jump-shooting team. They don't hit the offensive glass, and don't have a go-to guy on the wing who can manufacture points in crunch time. In short...

    Blog | April 06, 2009
  8. Everyone Buddy Up

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz If you watched the Bobcats-Lakers game earlier this week, the interplay between Kobe Bryant on the floor and Michael Jordan courtside was infectious. Bryant drained an unconscious shot in the third quarter and as he ambled do...

    Blog | April 02, 2009
  9. Your Nightmare Defender: Part One

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz One of the best things about All-Star weekend is the breadth of talent all gathered in one location. You can't walk 50 feet in the Sheraton Downtown Phoenix without bumping into an NBA legend, past or present. &n...

    Blog | February 14, 2009
  10. Rookie Challenge Live Blog

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz After weeks of anticipation, debate, and hype, All-Star weekend has finally arrived. The first major event on the undercard is the Rookie Challenge, which is somewhat of a misnomer...or half-nomer, because it pits the ...

    Blog | February 13, 2009
  11. A Few Notes from Rookie-Sophomore Practice

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz The sophomores just finished their practice, with Cleveland assistant John Kuester running through sets. Right now, Kurt Rambis is leading the rookies through a walkthrough. Rambis' playbook is pretty basic ...

    Blog | February 13, 2009
  12. Wednesday: First Cup

    Henry Abbott

    Sekou Smith of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: "What else can you say? Take your bow Al Horford. You've only got about six or seven hours to bask in the glow of one of the most fantastic basketball showcases I've seen in the past 14 years of being ...

    Blog | November 12, 2008
  13. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    The newest issue of HOOP magazine has a great little tale about the Hawks having a team ping pong tournament. I was going to quote Al Horford -- who says he won every game against all-comers for months in advance -- describing how the whole organizat...

    Blog | July 22, 2008
  14. Celtics vs. Hawks Thoughts

    Henry Abbott

    No Suspensions? So, nobody from either Atlanta or Boston will be suspended for Game 5, and that's a big problem for people in ... Phoenix. For instance, consider this e-mail from TrueHoop reader Damien: HOW IN THE WORLD WERE THERE NO SUSPENSIONS???...

    Blog | April 30, 2008
  15. Research: Young Players Seeing More Playoff Minutes

    Henry Abbott

    I have been writing plenty about youth in these playoffs. Chris Paul, Deron Williams, Dwight Howard, Carl Landry, Rajon Rondo, Julian Wright, Al Horford ... there have been so many young players playing well. Reigning king of the stat geeks, Justin K...

    Blog | April 29, 2008
  16. Three Reasons Not to Be Crazy Mad About that Toronto Game

    Henry Abbott

    Reason #1: The Al Horford Theory Al Horford says he tipped the ball as it was inbounded (via the Hawks BasketBlog), which means it's possible the clock started just about when it should have. If that's what happened, then it's really too bad t...

    Blog | April 03, 2008