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  1. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Os Davis of BallinEurope: "Lithuania is as basketball crazy as the reputation. Man, after barely squeaking by unheralded Great Britain last night, the streets were full of partiers -- one game and it was Canada after an Olympic hockey win. Gotta love...

    Blog | September 01, 2011
  2. On young people, violence and hoops

    Henry Abbott

    The story of basketball is millions of stories. But a huge percentage of those stories originate in some of the worst neighborhoods in America, where violence is a major factor in daily life. In 1995, as a college senior, I hosted an interview sho...

    Blog | April 01, 2010
  3. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Doug Smith of the Toronto Star: "It is hugely significant that Chris Bosh will make his pre-season debut for the Raptors in Minneapolis on Friday night, but another development at the Air Canada Centre on Thursday was just as welcomed by the tea...

    Blog | October 09, 2009
  4. FIBA Americas Qualifier: Day 11

    Henry Abbott

    By Alfredo R. Berrios SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Brazil will face Puerto Rico in the final match of the FIBA Americas Championship on Sunday while Canada and Argentina will play to determine the bronze medalist of the regional qual...

    Blog | September 06, 2009
  5. FIBA Americas Qualifier: Day 10

    Henry Abbott

    By Alfredo R. Berrios SAN JUAN -- Canada defeated the Dominican Republic 80-76 and grabbed the final berth for the 2010 FIBA World Championship. The field is now complete as Canada joins Argentina, Brazil and Puerto Rico. After C...

    Blog | September 05, 2009
  6. FIBA Americas Qualifier: Day 5

    Henry Abbott

    By Alfredo R. Berrios SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Puerto Rico (4-0) concluded the Qualifying Round of the FIBA Americas Championship as the leader of Group A, followed by Uruguay (3-1), Canada (2-2), and Mexico (1-3). Brazil (4...

    Blog | August 31, 2009
  7. FIBA Americas Qualifier: Day 2

    Henry Abbott

    By Alfredo R. Berrios SAN JUAN -- Embarrassed. That's how Mexico's coach felt after a 95-40 loss against Canada on Thursday, Day 2 of the Qualifying Round of the FIBA Americas Championship. The final score is the lowest sco...

    Blog | August 27, 2009
  8. How You Watch Basketball

    Henry Abbott

    --Toronto, Ontario, Canada --Angeles City, Pampanga, Philippines Please email us your photos from watching the Finals at The guidelines: Tell us where you are! Include the city and country of...

    Blog | June 13, 2009
  9. Memo to the Aging Baller

    Henry Abbott

    TrueHoop reader John, in Canada, recently had his doctor tell him something a little bit sobering. At his age, says the doctor, instead of playing basketball to stay in shape, he ought to start staying in shape to play basketball. The memo there is s...

    Blog | October 29, 2008
  10. The LeBron James Documentary

    Henry Abbott

    It debuted over the weekend in Canada, and everybody seems to think it was excellent. I can't wait to see it. Mike C. of CavsHQ tells the tale nicely: The film opens with Coach Dru Joyce II, the man would would guide these young men on their journey...

    Blog | September 08, 2008
  11. Canada's National Post: Sam Mitchell is Coach of the Year

    Henry Abbott

    The National Post's Bruce Arthur reports:It was a little more than a year ago that a Sports Illustrated poll of 248 NBA players named Toronto Raptors coach Sam Mitchell the worst coach in the league. But Tuesday, National Basketball Association sourc...

    Blog | April 23, 2007
  12. 2006 Draft Profile: Denham Brown

    Henry Abbott

    He's from Canada! In my experience, Canadian people tend to be exceptionally nice, laid back, and fun. Maybe Denham Brown is too. But you wouldn't know it from the big, mean, and burly way the young UConn forward barrels to the hole in this video. ...

    Blog | June 28, 2006
  13. The Culture of Mike D'Antoni

    Henry Abbott

    Now that Bryan Colangelo is in Canada (although not, as the AP is reporting with the Blue Jays), the Suns have given the reins of the team to head coach Mike D'Antoni. That means D'Antoni will get to build the team in his image, much like the Spurs a...

    Blog | March 10, 2006