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  1. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Jalen Rose says the Spurs must deal (Insider): "I don't believe the Spurs will win the West with [Tiago] Splitter as their second-best big man." Don't count on a big San Antonio move, however. The Clippers were just 6-6 without Chris Paul, which do...

    Blog | February 20, 2013
  2. Tough guy to believe

    Henry Abbott

    Andrew D. Bernstein/Getty Images Dwight Howard's ongoing experiment in living without credibility takes a bad turn. There's an unwritten rule in sports that nobody questions anyone else's injury. It's how you'd like to be treated, too. Assume ev...

    Blog | February 07, 2013
  3. 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
  4. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Small thought while watching Kobe Bryant play for Team USA: If I ever have knee trouble, my first call would be to Germany. Essential to the leaping-Bryant story, though, is that he says he has lost a ton of weight. I genuinely believe many players w...

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

    Henry Abbott

    John Rohde of The Oklahoman: The Beatles managed to stay together for 10 years (1960-70). If you believe some people, The Heatles might only stay together another 10 days (2010-present). When free agents LeBron James and Chris Bosh decided to join Dw...

    Blog | June 11, 2012
  6. United, for now: Doug Collins and Evan Turner

    Henry Abbott

    Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images In a gritty win over the Bulls, the young Sixer found a way into coach Doug Collins' heart. More than anything, Doug Collins wanted to talk about one play: "I honestly believe that the single biggest play ...

    Blog | May 05, 2012
  7. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Gary Washburn of The Boston Globe: Just when the faithful began to believe the Big Three Era was coming to an end, with Rajon Rondo at a local hotel and Ray Allen immaculately dressed on the bench, unable to play for the third week because of bone sp...

    Blog | May 02, 2012
  8. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Bomani Jones tells of Allen Iverson on SBNation: "It felt like he caught hell for refusing to believe there was something wrong with who he was, how he dressed and how he wore his hair. It wasn't just a refusal to conform. It was a demand for his rig...

    Blog | January 31, 2012
  9. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    DeMarcus Cousins' veteran teammate Chuck Hayes talks to Cowbell Kingdom's Jonathan Santiago: "I believe he'll come around. He's a competitor, he wants to play, he loves his game. I'm sure it's eating him up that he's at home and he has to sit there ...

    Blog | January 02, 2012
  10. Eight reasons this will end in negotiations

    Henry Abbott

    When Billy Hunter says that "collective bargaining has completely broken down" it's easy to believe. The union is lawyering up. The league is lawyering up. The players will not be shoved around and are willing to walk away from vast piles of cash ...

    Blog | November 15, 2011
  11. Hard-line owners sniffing victory

    Henry Abbott

    Most casual observers believe, I suspect, that NBA owners have their fingers crossed Tuesday, hoping that players will take the league's offer that is set to expire Wednesday evening. The players' union has called this an excessively harsh deal an...

    Blog | November 08, 2011
  12. 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
  13. Bring on your backroom deals

    Henry Abbott

    I believe in transparency. I believe in building consensus. I believe in square deals, and keeping your word. But for the moment, I'm putting all that aside and cheering heartily for the opposite: secret, backroom, fat cat powerbroker wheeling a...

    Blog | August 30, 2011
  14. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Israel Gutierrez of The Miami Herald "There was every reason to believe the Heat was playing Game 5 with the knowledge that this was just one of three close-out games, not the 'must-win' that LeBron James claimed it was after the Heat took a 3-1 seri...

    Blog | May 27, 2011
  15. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Former Sonics owner Howard Schultz conspires with the police and Costco security to look really petty on YouTube. There are a lot of mini-trends right now in the NBA. Two I believe in least of all: Hot Knicks! Cold Lakers! Not always better in th...

    Blog | April 11, 2011
  16. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Drew Sharp of the Detroit Free Press: "As with anything involving Dennis Rodman, you can't really believe it until you see it. And even then, can you really believe what you're seeing? Nobody knew absolutely for sure that former Pistons star would at...

    Blog | April 01, 2011