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  1. Still hope for Anthony Bennett

    Henry Abbott

    David Thorpe has been watching the top overall pick in the 2013 draft, and says with that size and those beautiful shooting mechanics, it's far too soon to call Anthony Bennett a bust....

    Blog | February 07, 2014
  2. TrueHoop TV: Kemba Walker

    Henry Abbott

    Bobcats guard Kemba Walker loves new coach Steve Clifford and hates hearing people call teammate Bismack Biyombo a bust....

    Blog | October 30, 2013
  3. All hail GMs who quit on bad players

    Henry Abbott

    There have always been stories of high draft picks that didn't pan out; Adam Morrison is hardly the first lottery bust. But you do know what may be changing just a little? Teams aren't hanging on to them forever anymore, and that's smart. In Da...

    Blog | January 07, 2011
  4. Corey Brewer on improvement

    Henry Abbott

    Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE/Getty Images The Minnesota Timberwolves' third-year player isn't a bust anymore. Corey Brewer, as an NBA player, was once widely considered a bust. His first season, he did not play well. He missed all but 15 games his seco...

    Blog | April 08, 2010
  5. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Tom Knott of The Washington Times: "The draft has a Blake Griffin-or-bust sense to it. Not that other future All-Stars won't emerge from it. Just try determining which ones they are from the information that is available. Michael Jordan miss...

    Blog | May 19, 2009
  6. The NBA Makes Its Rulings

    Henry Abbott

    Derek Fisher got a one-game suspension. He basically played DEA, and used his body as the battering ram to bust down the (somewhat flimsy) door at casa Luis Scola. Stu Jackson has pointed out that Fisher had no warrant for that kind of search. Oh Ra...

    Blog | May 07, 2009
  7. What's the Secret Sauce in Someone Like Allen Iverson?

    Henry Abbott

    David Thorpe just called from Denver. He read my Allen Iverson post and his reaction was: "what you're talking about is talent." He teaches basketball skills. People ask him about this all the time: Why is it that this one kid busts his ...

    Blog | December 20, 2006
  8. Oklahoma Reporter Sticks It to Seattle Fans

    Henry Abbott

    If I were a Seattle fan, I'd be annoyed at the tone of Berry Tramel's latest column: Seattle faces an NBA deadline to keep the Sonics. Build or bust. Produce a new building or say bye-bye to the not-so-SuperSonics. Oklahoma City heralded such new...

    Blog | August 14, 2006
  9. Bogut Busts Out

    Henry Abbott

    According to Gery Woelfel at HoopsHype, Andrew Bogut's workout for the Milwaukee Bucks may have answered the question about who's going to be top overall pick in next week's draft: During a hour-long workout at the Bucks' training facility in St. Fr...

    Blog | June 21, 2005
  10. Lottery Thoughts

    Henry Abbott

    As big a deal as tonight's NBA lottery is, there is something much more important than what number pick your team has: how smart they pick. There have been plenty of busts high in the draft (Yahoo's Joe Lago has a roundup), and plenty of stars in the...

    Blog | May 24, 2005
  11. Allen Iverson Hates this Article

    Henry Abbott

    The Answer has his flaws: he's not big on practice, he doesn't take the best care of his body, and he dominates the ball so much that his teammates never have a chance to get in a rhythm. But you have to give him this: he busts his butt in every game...

    Blog | May 16, 2005