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  1. San Antonio pixie dust

    Henry Abbott

    Marco Belinelli and Boris Diaw were once among the worst players on horrible teams. Now they're key contributors for a great one. How does San Antonio make that happen?...

    Blog | January 03, 2014
  2. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    By Kevin Arnovitz Whatever demerit the Miami Heat warrants for its abrasive public address announcer, this smart, stylized player introduction video by director Gil Green makes up for it tenfold. Green took inspiration from Blue Note album ...

    Blog | December 01, 2009
  3. Spain Gets Off the Schneid

    Henry Abbott

    After sleepwalking through the preliminary and qualifying rounds, Spain showed up to the knockout stage of Eurobasket '09 with a fury. The Painted Area has the full story of the Spaniards' win over France and Serbia's mild upset of Russia: P...

    Blog | September 18, 2009
  4. Eurobasket '09 Update

    Henry Abbott

    France has run the table in the qualifying round. The Painted Area has been following all the action and has this report on Group E: France 71, Greece 69 Tony Parker and France nab the No. 1 seed in the knockout stage. (Aris Messinis/AFP/G...

    Blog | September 16, 2009
  5. Day Eight Summer League Roundup

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz When Austin Daye was being sized up as a pro prospect, one of the first shortcomings mentioned by his naysayers was his lanky build. Watching him up close in Las Vegas, Daye seems wholly unintimidated by back-line defenders...

    Blog | July 18, 2009
  6. What We Think We Know About Earl Clark

    Henry Abbott

    Watch Earl Clark play basketball, and it's clear he could have the most potential of any player in the 2009 draft. He's 6-10, can do just about everything, and starred on the best team in one of the toughest conferences in NCAA history. So wh...

    Blog | June 22, 2009
  7. The TrueHoop Network Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    An improbable ending in Sacramento for the Hornets, an improbable W for the Bobcats against the Lakers, and an improbable comeback for a former prodigy. Factor the improbabilities at the TrueHoop Network: Niall Doherty of Hornets247: "It...

    Blog | April 01, 2009
  8. The TrueHoop Network Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    Derrick Rose displays mental toughness -- whether he's vocal or not. The Lakers' mental errors are costing them games. And Wizznutzz intern August Strindberg makes some mental notes on his revealing "Bracket of Personal Torment.&qu...

    Blog | March 19, 2009
  9. The Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    How did the Mavs defend the 3? Can Boris Diaw play the 3? Are those 3 a.m. gripe sessions working in Phoenix? Examine the prime numbers around the TrueHoop Network. Rob Mahoney of Two Man Game: "Somehow, a Dallas outfi...

    Blog | February 03, 2009
  10. Friday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz Kurt from Forum Blue & Gold will have his eye on Jazz rookie Kosta Koufos during tonight's Lakers-Jazz game. Kurt cites David Thorpe's description of Koufos' arsenal: "Want to get an idea of how diversified Koufos' ...

    Blog | January 02, 2009
  11. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Steve Nash tells the Arizona Republic's Paul Coro about losing Raja Bell (and Boris Diaw) as teammates: "He is my best buddy and he's my best friend and the guys loved him. ... It's hard. I have a hard time committing to this as a business. I ta...

    Blog | December 11, 2008
  12. A Spark for the Suns

    Henry Abbott

    You have probably heard that the Suns have continued to overhaul the roster we all knew them for, sending mainstays Raja Bell and Boris Diaw, as well as youngster Sean Singletary, to the Charlotte Bobcats. Suns fans will likely see this as confirmati...

    Blog | December 10, 2008
  13. Phoenix: Out of Time

    Henry Abbott

    Shaquille O'Neal didn't hit his free throws. Tim Duncan nailed an improbable three-pointer. Steve Nash made uncharacteristic turnovers. Boris Diaw lobbed a key pass out of bounds. The Suns had those suspensions last year, when Steve Nash was also hur...

    Blog | April 30, 2008
  14. Three Phoenix Mistakes

    Henry Abbott

    Credit the Spurs with a marvelous against-all-odds come-from-behind double overtime win against Phoenix. There is a ton to say about this amazing game, but through it all, three times I found myself looking at something Mike D'Antoni was doing and wo...

    Blog | April 19, 2008
  15. Anyone Still Want to Change that Leave the Bench Rule?

    Henry Abbott

    Remember when Amare Stoudemire and Boris Diaw were suspended for leaving the bench during an altercation in Game 5 of Phoenix's series against San Antonio? Give me a break. Of course you remember. It's all anyone talked about for about six months the...

    Blog | February 22, 2008
  16. Mommy Has a Headache

    Henry Abbott

    I am a guy who responds to a lot of email. The vast majority, I'd wager, that I receive. Until, that is, Boris Diaw and Amare Stoudemire got suspended for Game 5 of the Phoenix vs. San Antonio series. Then, for a few days, I got more email then I cou...

    Blog | May 21, 2007