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  1. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Linda Robertson of The Miami Herald: Miami's Big 3 proved that it adds up to more than the sum of its parts. As for New York's Big 3, it simply does not add up. The difference? Synergy, which is the way a group functioning together creates a resul...

    Blog | May 01, 2012
  2. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Greg Cote of The Miami Herald: "This is why LeBron James took his talents to South Beach, why he teamed up with Dwyane Wade in Miami. For this night. For this noise. For this opponent. For this feeling. The Heat's Big 3-led powerhouse was formed with...

    Blog | May 12, 2011
  3. Wade scores 41, Heat 'Big 3' combine for 90

    Henry Abbott

    Dwyane Wade made nine field goals or fewer in 30 of the 50 games he played before Tuesday. WadeOn Tuesday, against the Indiana Pacers, Wade had made nine field goals ... by the end of the first quarter. He finished with 41 points, his th...

    Blog | February 16, 2011
  4. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Terry Foster of The Detroit News: "Chauncey Billups scored 26 points during his third return to The Palace since being traded for Allen Iverson three years ago, including two big 3-pointers in the final minute to keep the Pistons at bay. But this tri...

    Blog | January 27, 2011
  5. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Remember when Jannero Pargo missed the big 3-pointer from the left corner that would have tied it? The key word there may be "left." According to's Hot Spots, over the last five games, Pargo was 7-15 from all areas on the right of the floor, ...

    Blog | May 20, 2008
  6. Free Birdman

    Henry Abbott

    Garrett Ellwood/NBAE/Getty ImagesThe Heat have been good with Chris Andersen on the court.Why hasn't Chris Andersen played since Game 3? That's what I have been wondering. He's a big dude with -- it would seem -- the ability to hinder those Tony P...

    Blog | June 18, 2013
  7. Reffing Game 3: Dan Crawford

    Henry Abbott

    A big fuss has been made about the Mavericks' poor record in games refereed by Dan Crawford. Indeed, some of the historic numbers are eye-popping. But now that the NBA has made the officials known for the Finals' Game 3, and Crawford is on the ...

    Blog | June 05, 2011
  8. David Stern predicts openly gay players

    Henry Abbott

    3,600 is a big number. That's roughly how many men have played in the NBA through the years. None has ever come out of the closet while playing. Just about every two years we get hints as to why: In his 2007 book, retired player John Amaech...

    Blog | April 15, 2011
  9. 3-D All-Star in an Italian movie theater

    Henry Abbott

    TrueHoop reader Andrea e-mails about going to see the All-Star game in 3-D at a movie theater in Italy. I'm amazed, and David Stern must be delighted, to hear that a tape-delayed exhibition game is a big draw in Italy, even late on a school night. An...

    Blog | February 22, 2011
  10. When instant replay shows too much

    Henry Abbott

    With just under 40 seconds left in Game 3 and the Celtics down five, Lakers big man Lamar Odom had apparently rebounded a missed Paul Pierce free throw. But as Odom came down with the ball, Boston guard Rajon Rondo dashed onto the scene and inserted ...

    Blog | June 09, 2010
  11. The fight is on in the West

    Henry Abbott

    Since their big trade for Kevin Martin, the Rockets have been pretty hot. A recent four-game winning streak -- they're 7-3 in March -- positioned them ahead of the Grizzlies as the first team breathing down the necks of the teams positioned to take t...

    Blog | March 22, 2010
  12. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Fred Kerber of the New York Post: "'Twas the night before the night before Christmas ... and the Nets still lost. They had Yi Jianlian back from a knee injury, and he made a big difference. They shot the 3-ball better than they have all season, makin...

    Blog | December 24, 2009
  13. Nine Things to Remember About the 2009 NBA Finals

    Henry Abbott

    1. Orlando's Big Regret Orlando lost in overtime in Games 2 and 4. Each was loaded with regrettable moments, from Courtney Lee's alley-oop layup attempt to Derek Fisher's almost wide-open 3. But if the Magic and Lakers could play the ser...

    Blog | June 15, 2009
  14. The Lakers Make a Stand

    Henry Abbott

    The Lakers beat the Nuggets in a crucial Game 5 to go up 3-2. Some notes on the big game at Staples Center: The Lakers had various runs -- a 10-1 run early in the game, a 7-0 run in the middle of the third. But the Nuggets more than responded, and...

    Blog | May 28, 2009
  15. Live from Philadelphia, Where Andre Miller Can Now Shoot

    Henry Abbott

    I'm watching the Sixers try to hold their big lead against the Blazers. (It was 24 points at one point. Now about ten.) In the first half, 26% 3-point shooter Andre Iguodala had more made as many 3s than the entire Portland roster. And here is th...

    Blog | January 14, 2009
  16. Live-Blogging: San Antonio at Phoenix

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz For the New Orleans-Orlando thread, click here. Pre-game SA-PHX Notes: After a 2-5 start, the Spurs have won 16 of 21. PHX is 3-2 since the big trade. Jason Richardson leads the NBA in three-point field goal shootin...

    Blog | December 25, 2008