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  1. The Hoops Whisperer

    Henry Abbott

    Trainer-to-the-NBA-stars Idan Ravin has written a book, "The Hoops Whisperer," about his career and his NBA clients. He explains his fresh approach and why he's picking the Blazers and Wizards to make the conference finals....

    Blog | May 14, 2014
  2. Conservative view of hoops

    Henry Abbott

    espnW columnist Kate Fagan, author of a new book on coming out of the closet while playing at Colorado, on the changing politics of basketball....

    Blog | May 05, 2014
  3. Hoop: The American Dream

    Henry Abbott

    Award-winning photographer Robin Layton on the road trip that led to a stunning book of basketball photography....

    Blog | November 28, 2013
  4. TrueHoop TV: Art of the Game

    Henry Abbott

    TrueHoop TV favorite Shea Serrano just published a rap coloring book. His twin boys are following his lead with some original NBA art of their own....

    Blog | October 04, 2013
  5. TrueHoop TV: Tyler Cowen on the middle class

    Henry Abbott

    Tyler Cowen is one of America's foremost economists, the author of a new book called "Average is Over," and a blogger at Marginal Revolution. Cowen is also a big NBA fan, which he proves by regularly purchasing Wizards tickets. Here's the shock...

    Blog | September 18, 2013
  6. Jonathan Abrams, the book

    Henry Abbott

    Former New York Times and current Grantland basketball writer Jonathan Abrams takes the time to do things right, digging in deep to tell us amazing stories, like one of the first and still the best Royce White profile, the definitive guide to Stephen...

    Blog | May 01, 2013
  7. TrueHoop TV: LeBron James' test

    Henry Abbott

    In his book "Relentless," legendary NBA trainer Tim Grover talks about what motivates his superstar clients Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant and Dwyane Wade. Then he talks about different character types, the highest of which, in his judgment, is what he ...

    Blog | April 27, 2013
  8. TrueHoop TV: Tim Grover on Kobe healing

    Henry Abbott

    Tim Grover -- author of the new book "Relentless: From Good to Great to Unstoppable" -- has trained the likes of Michael Jordan and Dwyane Wade, and is now deeply involved in helping his long-term client Kobe Bryant do everything he can to get back o...

    Blog | April 18, 2013
  9. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    On Land O' Lakers, Brian Kamenetzky learns interesting stuff about Pau Gasol's mindset: "'I'm reading books about the Zen philosophy and mindset. Zen's Mind, Beginner's Mind,' Gasol said. After Sunday's loss, I asked Pau what motivated him to start e...

    Blog | April 09, 2013
  10. The origin of "no layups"

    Henry Abbott

    Dean Oliver (pioneer of NBA advanced stats, author of the seminal book "Basketball on Paper," former member of the Nuggets brain trust and current Director of Production Analytics for ESPN Stats & Information) once had a website where he wrote ab...

    Blog | March 28, 2013
  11. TrueHoop TV: Knicks Thanksgiving

    Henry Abbott

    Alan Hahn has long covered the Knicks in print, radio and television and now he has written a book called "100 Things Knick Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die." He joins us with a list of six things Knicks fans should be thankful for this year...

    Blog | November 21, 2012
  12. The future of reading is in the Oval Office

    Henry Abbott

    People are worried about the future of books. People are worried about the future of e-books. They are worried about a lot. (Trust me, this will be about basketball.) Julie Bosman writes about all this for The New York Times: Various ventures ...

    Blog | October 01, 2012
  13. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Steve Nash to ESPN the Magazine's Sam Alipour on those nuts handing him a beer, between cars, on the freeway: "Just a carload of appreciative fans who managed to safely execute a timely table service." I'm reading Bill Bryson's excellent book about...

    Blog | August 14, 2012
  14. Episode 3: Tales from "Dream Team"

    Henry Abbott

    Jack McCallum has a certain way of telling a story. He doesn't skip the juicy stuff, but he doesn't get hysterical about it either. He is also forever on the lookout for funny, poignant and delightful NBA moments, which he hoards in his notebook and ...

    Blog | July 09, 2012
  15. Episode 2: Tales from "Dream Team"

    Henry Abbott

    Jack McCallum has a certain way of telling a story. He doesn't skip the juicy stuff, but he doesn't get hysterical about it either. He is also forever on the lookout for funny, poignant and delightful NBA moments, which he hoards in his notebook and ...

    Blog | July 06, 2012
  16. Episode 1: Tales from "Dream Team"

    Henry Abbott

    Jack McCallum has a certain way of telling a story. He doesn't skip the juicy stuff, but he doesn't get hysterical about it either. He is also forever on the lookout for funny, poignant and delightful NBA moments, which he hoards in his notebook and ...

    Blog | July 05, 2012