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  1. TrueHoop TV: Rookies on rookies, part 2

    Henry Abbott

    The 2013 NBA rookie class met at the Knicks' training facility on Tuesday to have their pictures taken for their rookie trading cards. We asked them to show off some of their knowledge of past NBA rookies. We published Part 1 earlier. In Part 2, t...

    Blog | August 09, 2013
  2. Joakim Noah teaching peace

    Henry Abbott

    Hats off to a crew that includes Joakim Noah, Taj Gibson, Ed Pinckney, Quentin Richardson, Isiah Thomas and many others for putting a lot of heart into a multi-faceted effort to address gang violence in Chicago. The NBA and its players are into an...

    Blog | September 26, 2012
  3. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Buck Harvey of the San Antonio Express-News: Tony Parker shook hands with the Spaniards, then made one, final Olympic gesture. He smashed his goggles onto the floor. A few hours later, near the same spot where pieces of plastic had skidded, Manu Gino...

    Blog | August 09, 2012
  4. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Greg Bishop of The New York Times: So what was Tuesday's game, then? An annihilation or an aberration? A statement or a mirage? For Pau Gasol, defeat provided an example of what not to do should Spain meet the United States in the gold-medal game in ...

    Blog | July 25, 2012
  5. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Bob Sansevere of the Pioneer Press: Even though Kevin Love would have been a restricted free agent and not likely to leave next season, the Wolves had to send a message to Love, his teammates and fans that they were committed to keeping him as a core...

    Blog | January 26, 2012
  6. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Dan Jovic of Fox 8: "So far this season the Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary football team has been ready for anything that came their way on the football field, that was until Tuesday. Members of the state's third ranked Division III team were shocked whe...

    Blog | October 05, 2011
  7. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    John Canzano of The Oregonian: "The executives charged with conducting the latest round of job interviews at One Center Court believe there are a plenty of options available to the Trail Blazers when it comes to filling their vacant general manager p...

    Blog | September 22, 2011
  8. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Darnell Mayberry of The Oklahoman: "If at any point over the past three seasons you've doubted the Thunder's chemistry and camaraderie, the events of last week should destroy all remaining disbelief. Despite the NBA lockout threatening to postpone t...

    Blog | September 19, 2011
  9. Joakim Noah wins

    Henry Abbott

    David Thorpe was writing about draft prospect Anthony Davis, and compared him to Joakim Noah: When I consider his story -- he was a guard until a late, and huge, growth spurt sent him to power forward/center -- it makes me think of the similar story...

    Blog | September 16, 2011
  10. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Paul Coro of The Arizona Republic: "The NBA lockout has entered its third month, but Tuesday is the day that will look and feel the most different at US Airways Center. The day after Labor Day usually marks the start of Suns voluntary workouts in ear...

    Blog | September 06, 2011
  11. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Stefan Bondy of the New York Daily News: "There is an imperative episode missing from Hilal Edebal's brain, unremembered over 18 years of haze. As with a lot of incidences and acquaintances since the accident, she can't recall anything about the day ...

    Blog | August 29, 2011
  12. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Howard Beck of The New York Times: "Lead negotiators for the N.B.A. and its players union will hold a bargaining session next week - just the second since the lockout began - with an unofficial deadline fast approaching to save the start of training...

    Blog | August 26, 2011
  13. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Mike Wells of The Indianapolis Star: "Chris Mullin became a Hall of Famer for winning two Olympic gold medals, being selected to five All-Star teams and joining forces with Tim Hardaway and Mitch Richmond to form the high-scoring, entertaining trio '...

    Blog | August 11, 2011
  14. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel: "LeBron James still looks back, but only fleetingly. Instead, his primary focus is on bigger and better things for himself and his team. Speaking Monday in his native Akron, Ohio, where he was hosting ...

    Blog | August 09, 2011
  15. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Jeff Barker of The Baltimore Sun: "NBA Players Association executive director Billy Hunter said Wednesday that if he 'had to bet on it,' he would wager that the entire 2011-12 season would be wiped out by the lockout. ... The union chief said NBA co...

    Blog | August 04, 2011
  16. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Joey Villar of The Philippine Star: "After overpowering a PBA selection team with a never-ending barrage of slam dunks and highlight reels the other night, Kobe Bryant and his Smart All-Stars found a quicker and more game Smart Gilas Pilipinas but st...

    Blog | July 25, 2011