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  1. What the Knicks' brass will bring with them to Ohio

    Henry Abbott

    Although Donnie Walsh has long gone to great lengths to make clear that his 2010 strategy does not revolve around any one player, to Knick fans there's nothing like the idea of getting LeBron James. On Thursday they will get their opportunity to make...

    Blog | June 30, 2010
  2. Coleman Collins Works the Runway

    Henry Abbott

    D-League player and TrueHoop contributor Coleman Collins unleashed his inner fashionista last weekend in Manhattan, and filed this photo diary. Collins is also the author of a new blog, The Royal We. Last Saturday I had the opportunity to participa...

    Blog | August 20, 2009
  3. Thursday Afternoon Mini-Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    The Heat can't sign anybody to anything without going into luxury tax territory, which they don't want to do. So, they say, take your aging point guard speculation elsewhere.The Knicks sign Allan Houston. Again. Not sure if this deal is guaranteed or...

    Blog | September 25, 2008
  4. Allan Houston in Phoenix, Doing ... What Exactly?

    Henry Abbott

    This afternoon there was all kinds of chatter that Allan Houston was working out for the Phoenix Suns. Could it be a comeback? Could that vaunted Phoenix medical staff restore Houston like it has Amare Stoudemire, Grant Hill, Shaquille O'Neal, and ot...

    Blog | April 03, 2008
  5. Allan Houston's Comeback

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kelly Dwyer That didn't take long. Really, you've got to admire the heck out of Allan Houston, and realize that this isn't your typical, "I'm a star who misses the pats on the back" story. Remember, two years ago at about this time, Housto...

    Blog | September 07, 2007
  6. Goodbye Allan Houston

    Henry Abbott

    I like how Harvey Araton writes about it in The New York Times--remembering Allan Houston sticking it to Reggie Miller (the guard everyone said the Knicks should have got instead of him) in the 1999 Eastern Conference Finals. Houston was only 28, the...

    Blog | October 18, 2005
  7. Friday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Let the Larry Brown/Stephon Marbury wars begin: Brown says gimpy Allan Houston was the best Knick last year. Former Knicks and Madison Square Garden president Dave Checketts is fixing to buy him some St. Louis Blues. Assistant Coach Tim Grgurich is...

    Blog | September 30, 2005
  8. Why the Knicks Kept Allan Houston

    Henry Abbott

    There are a lot of touching stories today about Knicks owner James Dolan wanting to keep his friend Allan Houston on the roster. (And here.) There is optimism that he might really help the Knicks at some point soon. We have heard that Larry Brown mig...

    Blog | August 16, 2005
  9. Allan Houston: Happier to be Cut?

    Henry Abbott

    Amid reports that Allan Houston will not be cut by the Knicks in keeping with the rule that has his name, most of the papers are telling the story as if Allan Houston has luckily been "spared." But Frank Isola of the New York Daily News has a fresh b...

    Blog | August 15, 2005
  10. Saturday Musings

    Henry Abbott

    We're going to have to stop calling it the "Allan Houston" rule (and if the Knicks end up waiving Malik Rose, maybe the Blazers should grab him cheap). Turns out if Houston has a medical retirement, the Knicks can save much more than if they waive hi...

    Blog | August 13, 2005
  11. Report: Brian Grant Will Soon be Available

    Henry Abbott

    Ross Siler of the Los Angeles Daily News says the Lakers forward Brian Grant is about to become the league's third victim of the "Allan Houston" luxury tax amnesty rule. (Interestingly, Allan Houston himself has yet to join that exclusive club.) UPD...

    Blog | August 10, 2005
  12. Three Blazer Updates

    Henry Abbott

    Eric Marentette has three pieces of Blazer news in his Oregonlive Blazer Blog: John Nash has been talking about using the "Allan Houston" luxury tax amnesty rule as a means to avoid luxury tax not this season, but down the road--remember, this is a ...

    Blog | August 01, 2005
  13. Suns Fixing to Match Joe Johnson's Atlanta Offer

    Henry Abbott

    ESPN reports that the Phoenix Suns have dealt Jake Voskuhl to Charlotte for a conditional second-round pick to clear cap space. Phoenix might also use the "Allan Houston" rule to waive Howard Eisley. The two moves together, says Chad Ford, should cre...

    Blog | July 27, 2005
  14. Stein: Not a Lot of Allan Houstons

    Henry Abbott

    ESPN's Marc Stein has talked to people around the league and finds few teams planning to part with players thanks to the so-called "Allan Houston rule." The one-time rule lets teams cut one player, this summer only, without having to pay any luxury t...

    Blog | July 26, 2005
  15. Hoopsworld Portland Rumors

    Henry Abbott

    Those crazy cats over at Hoopsworld have some interesting, if a little nutty, Blazer tidbits. One speculates that Portland probably won't use the new "Allan Houston" rule to buy Derek Anderson or anyone else out of their contracts. The other says t...

    Blog | July 21, 2005