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  1. Where in the world is Harrison Barnes?

    Henry Abbott

    Harrison Barnes has a reputation as something of a Renaissance Man -- but that does not mean the former Tar Heel enjoys being compared to Shane Battier, who attended rival Duke?...

    Blog | February 17, 2014
  2. Renting a starting spot

    Henry Abbott

    Around the league players like Darren Collison, Kosta Koufos and Kendall Marshall are filling in for injured stars. David Thorpe on the art of being a fill-in. ...

    Blog | January 07, 2014
  3. Houston, we don't have a problem

    Henry Abbott

    Don't look now, says David Thorpe, but the Rockets are good. Also, on the West being so much better than the East....

    Blog | December 03, 2013
  4. TrueHoop TV: Bradley Beal rapid fire

    Henry Abbott

    The Wizards guard on being a nice guy, playing crazy minutes, designing his own tattoos and the real reason he wears a sleeve on his shooting arm....

    Blog | November 21, 2013
  5. James Harden being funny

    Henry Abbott

    From the Motion Picture Association of America: An R-rated motion picture may include adult themes, adult activity, hard language, intense or persistent violence, sexually-oriented nudity, drug abuse or other elements, so that parents are counseled ...

    Blog | November 01, 2013
  6. Wilt on being tall, women

    Henry Abbott

    Love this "Blank on Blank" series from PBS....

    Blog | May 14, 2013
  7. TrueHoop TV: Heat crazy in crunch time

    Henry Abbott

    ESPN.com's Tom Haberstroh has been digging into the numbers and finds this year's Heat are the second best crunch time team since new stats started being recorded in 1997. Despite LeBron James' reputation, the best team in those 17 years was another ...

    Blog | March 15, 2013
  8. TrueHoop TV: Elite teams own crunch time

    Henry Abbott

    The 2013 MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference had a lot of key takeaways: That Larry Sanders is a great defender, that optical tracking data is the bomb, that as important as being smart is getting your point across in an accessible way. Underrat...

    Blog | March 06, 2013
  9. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Garbage Time Ghost is a new tumblr blog that marks the return of the NBA-themed cartoons of JF Frankel. In Frankel's latest work, David Stern gets a lovely head of hair and a slap on the wrist for being schoolmarmish with players. Kevin Durant almo...

    Blog | December 10, 2012
  10. TrueHoop TV: Cheesecake League

    Henry Abbott

    In early 2008 I wrote up a TrueHoop post about how much NBA players love the Cheesecake Factory. It ends with a collection of bulleted examples of players being spotted there. Since 2008 Twitter has exploded, and now players check in from Cheesecake ...

    Blog | November 30, 2012
  11. TrueHoop TV: How we see Austin Rivers

    Henry Abbott

    Amin Elhassan has a fascinating discussion of Austin Rivers' game. A lot of people say things about Rivers related to his dad ... as if being the son of Doc Rivers would make Austin better at things like defense, moving the ball or picking good shots...

    Blog | November 20, 2012
  12. Jarrett Jack of Golden State Warriors says he's received warning ...

    Henry Abbott

    The effects of the NBA's new anti-flopping program are being felt by players even before the program has been fully implemented.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2012
  13. Rookies, in transition

    Henry Abbott

    NBAE/Getty ImagesNBA rookies Austin Rivers, left, and Anthony Davis, second from left, at the Rookie Transition Program in New Jersey. The road from being a young boy with a hoops dream to an NBA player takes many twists and turns. For the 2012 d...

    Blog | August 21, 2012
  14. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    "Really glamorous, I know." Puking during workouts as an essential part of being an Olympic athlete. Strongly in favor of a real basketball world cup: Bill Simmons. Talk that it's a "natural metamorphosis" for Kobe Bryant to accept a smaller role...

    Blog | August 09, 2012
  15. Doc Rivers' pro-grade parenting

    Henry Abbott

    Jerry Lai/US Presswire Doc Rivers' son, Austin, is bound for the NBA after being selected 10th overall by the Hornets. NEWARK, N.J. -- The Detroit Pistons had just selected Andre Drummond ninth overall in the 2012 NBA draft. The New Orleans Hornets...

    Blog | June 29, 2012
  16. TrueHoop TV: Thomas Robinson and Jayla

    Henry Abbott

    NEW YORK -- Thomas Robinson is the toughest player in the 2012 NBA draft, and maybe the world. Nobody could prove that wrong, because nobody can agree what toughness is, exactly. Some people think it's yelling and being loud. Some people think it'...

    Blog | June 28, 2012