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  1. TrueHoop TV: New day for Warriors

    Henry Abbott

    Ethan Sherwood Strauss was our invited guest on this version of TrueHoop TV, and he did a great job explaining the might of the Warriors. But, predictably, his dog Otto stole the show. Also, a key point: We discuss a controversial block/charge cal...

    Blog | May 03, 2013
  2. Friday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    M Haubs of The Painted Area with an amazing post rounding up the changing state of NBA ownership: "I believe that the only curses in professional sports are those of bad ownership. The most famous "curse" in 20th-century American sports is the so-cal...

    Blog | April 09, 2010
  3. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Gilbert Arenas grew up not knowing his mother. He recently told Esquire's Cal Fussman: "When I was little, I looked in the mirror and held the Bible in my hand -- that's how I talked to God. I never just asked for stuff. The way I saw it, if you give...

    Blog | March 22, 2010
  4. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    By Henry Abbott Yao Ming quoted by Cal Fussman in Esquire: "I haven't done much trash-talking. But last year, I did complain about a call. Nobody could believe it. So I said, 'I've spent a lot on English lessons. I want to get my money's worth.' ...

    Blog | December 10, 2009
  5. Quintuple Overtime in Berlin

    Henry Abbott

    Remember Cal State Fullerton's Bobby Brown? Back in May, ESPN's Chad Ford watched Brown work out before the draft and wrote: There's no question that Brown has the speed, athleticism and scoring ability to be a good NBA player. The big question: Is ...

    Blog | December 05, 2007
  6. Leon Powe Sees NBA Action

    Henry Abbott

    Leon Powe's life story is all grit and misfortune. As told by Sactown Royalty's Tom Ziller in a TrueHoop draft profile from last summer: Leon Powe (like Edgar Allen, not Gasol), the 23-year-old power forward from Cal, might be the best story this d...

    Blog | November 14, 2006
  7. NBA on TV Without Commentary

    Henry Abbott

    It happened in Los Angeles. As described by Kurt from Forum Blue and Gold, it was part of a Fox experiment: For those outside So Cal, the game was simulcast on both Fox Sports, but on 2 there was no commentary and all the camera angles were from basi...

    Blog | April 10, 2006
  8. Bruce Ratner: NBA Teams Can Make Money

    Henry Abbott

    Despite evidence to the contrary in Portland and Seattle, at least one NBA owner says there's plenty of money to be made in this league. Nets Daily (a new discovery for me, thanks for the heads up) has a transcript of a March 13 Ratner conference cal...

    Blog | March 23, 2006
  9. Shaq-a-Bully

    Henry Abbott

    It's not online anywhere that I can find (NBA's Finest will probably find it though, she finds everything) but the current Esquire magazine has an interesting set of quotes from Shaquille O'Neal as interviewed by Cal Fussman. O'Neal's very honest ab...

    Blog | July 08, 2005