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  1. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Michael Cunningham of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: It's still possible all of this trade talk leads to no deals now and the Hawks wait until later in the summer or next season to pursue trades. But already it's clear that [Danny] Ferry is willin...

    Blog | July 02, 2012
  2. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Buck Harvey of the San Antonio Express-News: Coaches torture themselves over success, and Gregg Popovich has been lately. He's been wondering out loud among his staff that, well, wouldn't it be better to lose a game? "That's why," one of his assistan...

    Blog | May 08, 2012
  3. 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
  4. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Dave Hyde of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel: "Suddenly, a ghost went poof. Suddenly, a leprechaun went splat. Suddenly as the final seconds ticked down Monday night and the final rebound fell harmlessly to Chris Bosh, this finally was the Heat's nigh...

    Blog | May 10, 2011
  5. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Shandel Richardson of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel: "Heat forward LeBron James took criticism from fans for skipping the pregame introductions Tuesday against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Many felt James was avoiding facing the fans of his former team,...

    Blog | March 31, 2011
  6. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Tim Griffin of the San Antonio Express-News: "Some of the basketball cognescenti still are unwilling to call the Spurs for what they really are. And that's a dynasty in the truest since of the word. Although they have never won back-to-back NBA title...

    Blog | March 03, 2011
  7. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Bill Plaschke of the Los Angeles Times: "Finally, Ron Artest has shown up. Sadly, it's that Ron Artest. To those who have understandably complained that one of last year's Lakers heroes has been invisible this season, be careful what you wish for. He...

    Blog | January 05, 2011
  8. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Mike Wells of The Indianapolis Star: "Stephen Jackson knows his role in the Detroit brawl and subsequent off-court incidents shortened his time with the Indiana Pacers. The Charlotte Bobcats guard isn't making excuses for his actions. What he wishes,...

    Blog | March 16, 2010
  9. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    John Canzano of The Oregonian: Can we trust Greg Oden? I wondered about that on Tuesday while we sifted through the Oden fallout. Certainly there was disappointment in learning that a high-profile professional athlete would be dumb enough to put hims...

    Blog | January 27, 2010
  10. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Michael Lee of The Washington Post: "The Wizards vs. the Cavaliers had become a rite of spring as the teams met three years in a row, with Cleveland winning each of the playoff series. The series have had some hotly contested games, controversia...

    Blog | April 03, 2009
  11. NBA: No Bodies Available

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz The playoff run is heating up. It's a fan's dream, with top teams in both conferences jockeying for position with the postseason looming. And yet ... as Stephon Marbury (a player deemed unsuitable to be a New York Kni...

    Blog | March 09, 2009
  12. Wednesday: First Cup

    Henry Abbott

    Sekou Smith of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: "What else can you say? Take your bow Al Horford. You've only got about six or seven hours to bask in the glow of one of the most fantastic basketball showcases I've seen in the past 14 years of being ...

    Blog | November 12, 2008