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  1. The traditional basketball flop

    Beckley Mason and Henry Abbott

    Watch LeBron James fly backward with a yell, arms flailing. He wanted to take a charge on Dion Waiters in the Heat's weekend win over the Cavaliers. And he put some theatrics into the project. But James received little contact from Waiters, and li...

    Blog | November 26, 2012
  2. Friday Bullets

    Beckley Mason and Henry Abbott

    Brian Robb of Celtics Hub on the "Let's go Celtics" chant at the end of Game 6: "At first, I took it simply as a smart and supportive gesture. Instead of showering your team with boos as they head into the series-deciding Game 7, why not give them so...

    Blog | June 08, 2012
  3. When the whistle blows too often

    Beckley Mason and Henry Abbott

    Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE/Getty Images In Game 4, referees Joe Crawford, Bill Kennedy and Greg Willard (behind Rondo) took center stage. Following Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals, NBA fans were outraged that the team of officials working the...

    Blog | June 04, 2012
  4. Monday Bullets

    Beckley Mason and Henry Abbott

    Jeff Green was nearly the victim of a deadly sneaker avalanche. James Jones would be embarrassed if he missed a 3-pointer by as much as he missed this dunk. Philadunkia's Tom Sunnergren on the ageless Kevin Garnett: "The careers of professional ...

    Blog | May 21, 2012
  5. HoopIdea: No more Hack-a-Whoever

    Beckley Mason and Henry Abbott

    Some key moments of Game 4 between the Clippers and Spurs were not basketball at all. And with bricklayers like DeAndre Jordan and Reggie Evans parading to the line, it was a decent reason to change the channel. "I hate it," says Gregg Popovich, t...

    Blog | May 21, 2012
  6. Thursday Bullets

    Beckley Mason and Henry Abbott

    Isn't it time for James Harden to get his own shoe? And should it be modeled on this? Video of the 9-0 run that sealed Game 2 for the Thunder. John Hollinger argues that R.C. Buford should have been Executive of the Year (Insider). The trade Bufo...

    Blog | May 17, 2012
  7. David Stern: NBA to consider short season

    Beckley Mason and Henry Abbott

    On Tuesday, David Stern told CBS's Jim Rome that the NBA owners would discuss whether to follow a shorter schedule -- like this successful lockout-shortened one -- going forward. However Stern doesn't anticipate changes soon, because, more or less...

    Blog | May 09, 2012
  8. Monday Bullets

    Beckley Mason and Henry Abbott

    Pop quiz: Which NBA team had the best offense in the NBA this season, by a healthy margin? Answer. John Hollinger is a little salty (Insider) about how the Spurs have been ignored: "Don't let San Antonio's 27-3 mark in its past 30 games with the Big ...

    Blog | May 07, 2012
  9. Fix tanking: Grade on a curve

    Beckley Mason and Henry Abbott

    Memphis Grizzlies consultant and founder Aaron Barzilai got to talking about HoopIdea and tanking with his friend Mike Martin. As a management consultant, Mike designs incentive compensation plans for sales teams in pharmaceutical...

    Blog | April 10, 2012