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  1. Meet the new NBA

    Henry Abbott

    AP Photo/Bill HaberNew commissioner, new rules.David Stern is from the Napoleon Bonaparte/Danny DeVito school: small man, big impression. He may not be large, but he's gargantuan. On the flight to New Orleans for the first Sternless All-Star Game ...

    Blog | February 15, 2014
  2. Al Jefferson is not an All-Star

    Henry Abbott

    He's averaging 20 and 11 for a team with a top ten NBA defense, and his teammate from last year -- Paul Millsap -- made the squad. But Bobcats big man Al Jefferson isn't bitter he won't be headed to New Orleans....

    Blog | February 11, 2014
  3. TrueHoop TV: Thorpe goes big

    Henry Abbott

    David Thorpe went above and beyond for this one: Why it misses the point to say the Nuggets don't have an All-Star. The trick, for Derrick Rose, to preparing mentally to re-take the court. The real lesson of DeAndre Jordan's dunk. Seinfeld ...

    Blog | March 13, 2013
  4. Award-winning hoops writing

    Henry Abbott

    The Professional Basketball Writers Association announced its award-winners from 2012 during All-Star Weekend in Houston. They come in three categories: game story, column and feature. Congratulations to the nine winners: GAME STORY Dave McMen...

    Blog | February 19, 2013
  5. TrueHoop TV: All-Star wrap

    Henry Abbott

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    Blog | February 18, 2013
  6. David Stern on NBA anti-doping

    Henry Abbott

    In an All-Star Weekend press conference, David Stern addressed the league's testing for performance-enhancing drugs. It's a program that looks increasingly inadequate now that we know more than ever about the methods athletes like Lance Armstrong ...

    Blog | February 17, 2013
  7. TrueHoop TV: All-Star Saturday

    Henry Abbott

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    Blog | February 17, 2013
  8. 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
  9. TrueHoop TV: Brook Lopez, All-Star

    Henry Abbott

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    Blog | February 16, 2013
  10. Billy Hunter's last showdown

    Henry Abbott

    All-Star Weekend always has its share of excitement. This year, some of it promises to be at the Players Association meetings, which insiders predict will serve as the end of Billy Hunter's time at the head of the union. What we know is that in th...

    Blog | February 15, 2013
  11. Wednesday Mini-Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    How to make the All-Star team while playing for a losing team. Ramone Shelburne of ESPNLA on Dwight Howard at the line: "According to ESPN Stats & Information, Howard has taken nearly half of the Lakers' free throws in crunch time situations (d...

    Blog | December 05, 2012
  12. The digital democracy of NBA All-Star voting

    Henry Abbott

    Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE/Getty Images Voting by Twitter, Facebook, SMS, web and more, oh my! OK, maybe it has been a decade since my hairline receded so much I started shaving my head as a defense mechanism. Maybe the term "arthritis" does get thro...

    Blog | November 13, 2012
  13. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Jarrod Rudolph of RealGM: Dwight Howard has long coveted the Brooklyn Nets as his next landing spot, but after a summer filled with daily rumors of four-team trade proposals, the six-time All-Star has moved on from his Big Apple infatuation and is lo...

    Blog | July 19, 2012
  14. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Eddie Sefko of The Dallas Morning News: On a wild, busy Wednesday, the Mavericks remade their roster with an assortment of moves that netted All-Star center Chris Kaman, young point guard Darren Collison and, perhaps, veteran big man Elton Brand. All...

    Blog | July 12, 2012
  15. 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
  16. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Dan Duggan of the Boston Herald: The last two weeks have added several chapters to Rondo's magical mystery tour. He was suspended for two games for throwing the ball at a referee. He participated in his third career All-Star Game. He had a bizarre 0-...

    Blog | March 05, 2012