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  1. The NBA's China evolution

    Henry Abbott

    China Photos/Getty Images Yao Ming's retirement caused the demise of the NBA in China. Or not. Jeremy Lin's agent says he hasn't slept in days, fielding calls with business opportunities. Knicks games are being added to broadcasts all across Asia. ...

    Blog | February 13, 2012
  2. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman: "No basketball over here, we'll go over there. That's the stance. No paychecks over here, no problem. Europe and Asia pay good money, if not necessarily dollars, for jump shots that swish the net. Sounds good in theory....

    Blog | July 18, 2011
  3. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Former Washington State standout Tony Harris is missing in Brazil. Robert L. Jamieson Jr writes about the case in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer: "After college, Harris played in Asia and South America. Later, he got a counseling job at Echo Glen, a...

    Blog | November 14, 2007
  4. Kobe Bryant is About to Get Richer

    Henry Abbott

    Brian Berger of Sports Business Radio follows up on news that Kobe Bryant has the top selling jersey in Asia (he also points out that the number change fueled a lot of those sales--similarly Iverson was second on the list in part because he has a new...

    Blog | March 20, 2007
  5. LeBrattitude: King James Had His Moments with Team USA

    Henry Abbott

    Remember back in the summer when Team USA convened training camp in Las Vegas with way more players then thay could take to Asia for the World Championships? Jerry Colangelo and the coaches of that team (Mike Krzyzewski, assisted by Mike D'Antoni, Ji...

    Blog | December 08, 2006
  6. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Doesn't it seem like NBA players come from pretty much every part of the planet these days--except South Asia? Hash, from Golden State of Mind, is Indian himself, and is fixing to change all that. "I'll tell you what; I'd invest heavily in the l...

    Blog | August 08, 2006
  7. Andy Katz Previews the Team USA Travel Squad

    Henry Abbott

    15 will be announced later today as those who will travel to Asia. Only 12 will play in the World Championships. Katz says Shawn Marion is a bit gimpy, and adds that Luke Ridnour and Adam Morrison are likelty to the others at camp who won't make ...

    Blog | July 25, 2006
  8. Roger Angell: We're Disconnected from Athletes These Days

    Henry Abbott

    True story: I was traveling in Asia more than a decade ago, and I wound up on the banks of a river in Nepal, where a Hindu family was conducting a traditional open air, wood-fired cremation. An incredible thing to happen across. I stopped a very re...

    Blog | January 05, 2006