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  1. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Sitting in with the local Jazz broadcasters last night on ROOT SPORTS, David Stern was asked about his biggest accomplishment as commissioner. His answer was, I believe, super honest and accurate, and not something people in sports normally talk abou...

    Blog | November 14, 2012
  2. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Michael Lee of The Washington Post: Nene sat out the final game of pool play for Brazil on Monday with soreness in his left foot, but the Wizards have been monitoring the injury and remain optimistic that it will not be a problem when training camp b...

    Blog | August 07, 2012
  3. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Jerry Zgoda of the Star Tribune: Brandon Roy on Tuesday left the Timberwolves cap that he wore so briefly so long ago back home in his mother's Seattle living room, but he officially, finally returned six years later to the NBA franchise that drafted...

    Blog | August 01, 2012
  4. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Barry Jackson of The Miami Herald: The Miami Heat will open the season at home against Boston and play host to Oklahoma City in a Christmas Day NBA Finals rematch, according to several league sources who have seen the league's tentative schedule due ...

    Blog | July 24, 2012
  5. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Howard Beck of The New York Times: J.R. Smith was born in Freehold, N.J., and played at St. Benedict's Prep in Newark, so he knows a little about the intensity of New York basketball. It took him little time to get acclimated Sunday, as he scored 15 ...

    Blog | February 20, 2012
  6. 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
  7. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Paul Coro of The Arizona Republic: "It is hard for most Suns fans to muster some dislike for Steve Nash, but the NBA lockout puts all owners and players on the public's bad side. Nash gets it. Fans have his sympathy. He even thinks they are right. Ho...

    Blog | November 03, 2011
  8. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle: "NBPA President Derek Fisher and executive director Billy Hunter were by then kindling, ready to burn with the slightest match strike. They were angry over the way talks ended and the position of the owners t...

    Blog | October 21, 2011
  9. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Rusty Simmons of the San Francisco Chronicle: "Mark Jackson wants to make it abundantly clear that there is a distinction between his job as the Warriors' coach and his role as a pastor when it comes to Warren Braithwaite. Braithwaite's drug arrest l...

    Blog | September 02, 2011
  10. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman: "Kevin Durant on the silver screen? Uh, let me think about that one. The Thunder superstar is finalizing a deal to star in a major Warner Brothers film, according to our man Darnell Mayberry. I've got to say, I didn't s...

    Blog | August 23, 2011
  11. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Michael Lee of The Washington Post: "Early in the third quarter of his team's 135-134 victory over the Los Angeles-based Drew League, Goodman League commissioner Miles Rawls looked down at the opponent to his right and said, 'It's a long flight to L....

    Blog | August 22, 2011
  12. 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
  13. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Shemar Woods of The Washington Post: "In addition to attending Saturday's Manchester United and F.C. Barcelona exhibition on Saturday as an ambassador for Turkish Airlines, Kobe Bryant was expected to meet with executives from Besiktas this weekend i...

    Blog | August 01, 2011
  14. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Jeff Miller of The Orange County Register: "Reports indicate Bryant is, in fact, interested in playing in Turkey. His representatives even initiated contact over there. So our question is this: Why? Why exactly would Bryant desire to put more mileage...

    Blog | July 22, 2011
  15. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle: "Good to see the NBA gave its blessing for the Rockets to attend Kevin Martin's wedding and Yao Ming's retirement announcement. Martin was married to his longtime girlfriend Jill Adler last weekend and with t...

    Blog | July 19, 2011
  16. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Jennifer Garza of The Sacramento Bee: "During his recent whirlwind stop in Sacramento, Jimmer Fredette made a point to speak with some of his biggest supporters: local members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Along with the usual q...

    Blog | July 06, 2011