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  1. Two thoughts about players, agents and the NCAA

    Henry Abbott

    Honest agents Alonzo Mourning wrote a book called "Resilience" a few years ago. There's a passage where he talks about getting to know the doctor who would lead his recovery from kidney disease: Somebody asked, "Well, Doctor, what are the odds of [...

    Blog | February 26, 2010
  2. A new kidney is like a loose ball

    Henry Abbott

    By Henry Abbott Just happened across this quote from Alonzo Mourning's 2008 book "Resilience," which I'd recommend heartily to anyone who could use a little shot of resolve in overcoming a major challenge: You can wait and hope, or you can go mak...

    Blog | November 18, 2009
  3. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Michael Wallace of The Miami Herald: "Players and coaches said Alonzo Mourning already is having an impact in his new role as Miami's vice president of player programs. Mourning watched Thursday's practice with other members of the Heat&...

    Blog | October 02, 2009
  4. The TrueHoop Network Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    Jason Kidd -- staying or going? The Spurs -- live by the 3PA or die by the 3PA? Phil Jackson -- off-day practices or a few hours of extra shut-eye? Explore the either/ors at the TrueHoop Network. Rob Mahoney of Two-Man Game: "Depending on...

    Blog | March 31, 2009
  5. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Israel Gutierrez of The Miami Herald: "This is going to feel different than most of the jersey retirements you might have caught on television. And it's not just because Zo (Alonzo Mourning) is our local hero, or because, outside of football...

    Blog | March 30, 2009
  6. A Conversation with Alonzo Mourning

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz Alonzo Mourning called it quits yesterday. The seven-time NBA All-Star goes out as the Miami Heat's all-time leader in games played, points, rebounds, blocked shots, and field-goal percentage. He battled oppo...

    Blog | January 23, 2009
  7. Late Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    The last time two Cavaliers had 30 points in the same game, Larry Hughes was one of them. Now you understand why LeBron James gave Mo Williams such a lingering hug post-game last night. Alonzo Mourning retires. Word is he's about to publ...

    Blog | January 22, 2009
  8. Sweating, Just a Little

    Henry Abbott

    Chad Ford has a big list of who's left on the free agent market. Down near the end of his list of unrestricted free agents are some "other notables." Matt Barnes, Warriors; Alonzo Mourning, Heat; Patrick O'Bryant, Warriors; Jason Williams, Heat; Juw...

    Blog | July 09, 2008
  9. Stop Chafing, Global Warming

    Henry Abbott

    Steve Nash and Alonzo Mourning are among several athletes pushing a new brand of anti-chafing lube. Really. Mission brand anti-friction cream, according to the Mission website: Regardless of sport or level, every athlete has to endure irritati...

    Blog | May 05, 2008
  10. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Israel Gutierrez of The Miami Herald: "Dwyane Wade and the other Heat's other inactive players Shawn Marion, Jason Williams, Alonzo Mourning, Marcus Banks, Dorell Wright worked the phones during halftime of Wednesday night's game against the Hornets....

    Blog | April 03, 2008
  11. Alonzo Mourning's Next Battle

    Henry Abbott

    Sure hope this is not the last we see of this soldier. Alonzo Mourning, who has been one of the oldest, but most effective and fiercest members of the Heat in recent years, fell last night. He could not get up under his own power. The 37-year-old, wh...

    Blog | December 20, 2007
  12. Friday Wizards

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kelly Dwyer Alonzo Mourning doesn't have a book. But he does have a book title. This particular bullet sounds funnier if you say it out loud, like Mitch Hedberg. Try it.Tim Hardaway, in 2001-02, at age 35: 13.6 PER. Anfernee Hardaway, t...

    Blog | August 10, 2007
  13. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    I hope someone can explain to me what has happened to make the Miami Heat fantastic ever since Dwyane Wade got injured. Last night they won without Wade, Alonzo Mourning, and Jason Kapono. Shaquille ONeal only played 21 minutes because of foul troubl...

    Blog | March 22, 2007
  14. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Alonzo Mourning and Shaquille O'Neal: two great centers who want no part of playing perimeter defense. Which means playing someone like Mehmet Okur, Dirk Nowitzki, or Boris Diaw as your five might be a way to get the Heat to tinker with their lineup....

    Blog | March 20, 2007
  15. Ira Winderman, Heat Beat Writer, Picks Pistons in Seven

    Henry Abbott

    He hedges his bet, by saying he has a hunch the Heat could win. But his pick is Detroit, and these are some of his reasons: Because the Heat still doesn't have a matchup for Rasheed Wallace (perhaps Alonzo Mourning in the post, but certainly no...

    Blog | May 22, 2006
  16. A Year Ago, Alonzo Mourning Sounded Ready to Retire

    Henry Abbott

    I know he's injured at the moment, but you dont' need me to tell you that Mourning has been a phenom this year. I had forgotten that it almost didn't happen. This is Mourning from the post-game press conference after Miami's game seven loss to Detr...

    Blog | March 23, 2006