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  1. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    The hopping on the same foot consecutively is an automatic travel call. Adding the extra step after that is just icing on the cake. Behold Dwyane Wade. Video of good defense: Ersan Ilyasova breaks up the Jazz's intended play, but Andrei Kirilenko a...

    Blog | November 30, 2010
  2. Andrei Kirilenko won't rule out a first-round return

    Henry Abbott

    After two medical procedures -- one to drain blood from his injured left calf, and another to introduce platelet rich plasma -- Utah Jazz forward Andrei Kirilenko says it's unlikely but possible he could play in the late first round....

    Blog | April 21, 2010
  3. Eurobasket 2009 Qualifying Round Preview

    Henry Abbott

    And then there were 12. Eurobasket 2009 begins its second phase and The Painted Area has it all sorted out for you: Can Pau Gasol lift Spain out of its first-round funk? (Photo by Janek Skarzynski/AFP/Getty Images) Thursday was an...

    Blog | September 11, 2009
  4. Late Friday Mini-Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Steve Weinman of CelticsBlog has an interesting Doc Rivers critique: "One major coaching issue for me in this game: the personnel on the floor for Andrei Kirilenko's second free-throw attempt with eight seconds to play. The Celtics were dow...

    Blog | February 20, 2009
  5. Ways the Jazz Can Say Goodbye to Andrei Kirilenko

    Henry Abbott

    Ross Siler of the Salt Lake Tribune talked to salary cap expert Larry Coon last week about ways the Jazz can kiss goodbye to the contract of the disgruntled forward. Here's what he found: For starters, the Jazz can't just release Andrei Kirilenko. I...

    Blog | September 24, 2007
  6. 1,578,590,950 Rubles Say He's Staying

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Jeff Clark of First you read on this blog that Andrei Kirilenko wanted to be traded. Both Henry Abbott and Kelly Dwyer provided some excellent trade scenario options for the Jazz to consider. Today Andrei took things to a...

    Blog | September 21, 2007
  7. Bringing AK Back

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kelly Dwyer Over the last few days I've heard some rumblings from hoop fans wondering why Andrei Kirilenko's translated-batch of unhappy vibes is receiving as much attention as it has. Yeah, it's been a slow NBA summer (for transactions, a...

    Blog | September 20, 2007
  8. Speak Russian? Neither Does Jerry Sloan

    Henry Abbott

    Andrei Kirilenko has apparently asked to be traded; a Russian-language tale that appears to have been written by Kirilenko himself was published yesterday on the website Here it is in the original Russian. And here, with the kind of brilli...

    Blog | September 19, 2007
  9. Spain Falls to Russia, Capping a Magnificent EuroBasket

    Henry Abbott

    Everyone I know who was there says this tournament was well worth the trip, mainly for a fantastic performance. So many subplots. Jose Calderon can clearly now shoot. Viktor Khryapa is good. (And remember Sergei Monia?) Lithuania, Russia, Spain, and ...

    Blog | September 17, 2007
  10. If the Kirilenkos Ruled the World

    Henry Abbott

    The world would be a lot like Las Vegas. Andrei Kirilenko as quoted by Tim Buckley in the Deseret News: Discussing the tight body belt he is wearing under his jersey to aid his back, Kirilenko said he can't wait to shed it after another five games o...

    Blog | October 21, 2006
  11. Vince Carter Dunking Over Frederic Weis at the 2000 Olympics

    Henry Abbott

    Here's one from the archives for you. Make sure your kids don't grow up without seeing this. By the way, that guy he dunked over? The Knicks picked him ahead of Ron Artest, Jeff Foster, Andrei Kirilenko, and Manu Ginobili (who, by the way, was so unk...

    Blog | February 14, 2006
  12. Fancy Formulas for Measuring the Best Player

    Henry Abbott

    Here's one from TrueHoop reader Adriaan. It looks as reasonable as any, although there's a variation on it that's more fun to talk about: if you jigger the numbers right, Gerald Wallace makes the league's top ten, Andrei Kirilenko is the best player ...

    Blog | January 19, 2006
  13. Jason Kidd: Deron Williams is the Next Jason Kidd

    Henry Abbott

    That's what Dave D'Alessandro reports. If that's remotely true, this Utah team could get really good. I'm a huge believer that a healthy Andrei Kirilenko is a perennial MVP candidate, and they have a whole bundle of potentially talented bigs. Mehmet...

    Blog | November 09, 2005
  14. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    According to his lawyer, it's great to work with LeBron James. Dirk Nowitzki, Tony Parker, Bostjan Nachbar, Hedo Turkoglu, Viktor Khyrapa, Andrei Kirilenko, Marko Jaric, Nenad Krstic, and a whole bunch of other NBA players are playing in the Europea...

    Blog | September 19, 2005