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  1. Team USA bringing the pressure

    Henry Abbott

    David Thorpe has been watching Team USA, and one thing's for sure: Mike Krzyzewski's team will pressure ball-handlers. Even James Harden is active on defense....

    Blog | August 22, 2014
  2. Good try, Mark Cuban

    Henry Abbott

    In the wake of Paul George's horrific injury, Mark Cuban wants the NBA to take control of international hoops. Henry Abbott and Amin Elhassan don't agree on whether or not NBA owners have any such right....

    Blog | August 04, 2014
  3. Heat fan opens hoops school to help mom

    Henry Abbott

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    Blog | June 12, 2014
  4. The value of good decisions

    Henry Abbott

    David Thorpe on how the more we learn about basketball, the more value there is in players who make great decisions....

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  5. Conservative view of hoops

    Henry Abbott

    espnW columnist Kate Fagan, author of a new book on coming out of the closet while playing at Colorado, on the changing politics of basketball....

    Blog | May 05, 2014
  6. Basketball Poetry

    Henry Abbott

    "The Crossover" is a novel made up of basketball poems, and the author is a guy in a Heat hat who might make you cry....

    Blog | March 21, 2014
  7. Secretary of hoops

    Henry Abbott

    Former professional basketball player and current U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan says you can tell a lot about a person's character by how they play hoops....

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  8. The 4-point play

    Henry Abbott

    Is a 4-pointer in the NBA too crazy to consider? Rod Thorn and Kiki Vandeweghe, the NBA's president and vice president of basketball operations, respectively, see the appeal of the very long ball....

    Blog | February 25, 2014
  9. NBA execs: Tanking 'definitely a strategy'

    Henry Abbott

    The NBA's president of basketball operations, Rod Thorn, acknowledges that losing games in the name of better draft picks -- commonly known as "tanking" -- is "definitely a strategy" for front offices. "I don't look at it as tanking," Thorn told ...

    Blog | February 19, 2014
  10. The greatest dunker ever

    Henry Abbott

    At the 2000 Slam Dunk Competition in Oakland, Vince Carter cast a spell on every basketball fan. Amin Elhassan shares his memories of that contest....

    Blog | February 15, 2014
  11. Roy Hibbert's return to third grade

    Henry Abbott

    The NBA says the third-graders at the Paramount School of Excellence in Indianapolis had no idea Roy Hibbert was coming to school. The results are wonderful, and will debut on TV later today....

    Blog | February 07, 2014
  12. Coach Shea Serrano

    Henry Abbott

    Writer and teacher Shea Serrano is now coaching seventh-grade basketball, and it couldn't be going better. ...

    Blog | January 30, 2014
  13. When Derek Fisher won his job

    Henry Abbott

    Phil Jackson came to the Lakers in 1999 with a hard-won reputation for preferring big guards. Meanwhile, the point guard he found in L.A., Derek Fisher, wasn't just little, but he was also, up to that point, not known as a shooter. Looking back no...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  14. Hard lessons in basketball politics

    Henry Abbott

    Almost exactly three years ago Orien Greene was featured on TrueHoop. He's a fringe NBA guard who made an impression on some NBA coaches not with his resume or reputation, but his doggedness, strength, size and handle when it was time to play. "I was...

    Blog | December 20, 2013
  15. Don't tell Terry Stotts this can't work

    Henry Abbott

    Sam Forencich/NBAE/Getty Images Portland's 3-rich offense may be untraditional, but it's also off the charts. The Blazers have just about the best record in basketball, the best offense in the game by a fair margin and egg on the faces of every pun...

    Blog | December 18, 2013
  16. Surprisingly productive defenders

    Henry Abbott

    Brian Spurlock/USA TODAY SportsRoy Hibbert isn't the only reason the Pacers have the NBA's best defense. A tricky thing about basketball is that it's tough to know what's happening on defense. So tough that credit and blame are almost impossible to ...

    Blog | December 11, 2013