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  1. Knowledge favors the defense

    Henry Abbott

    Here's a little theory of mine which I like, even though I'm not sure it's true: When players know each other really well, that helps the defense more than it helps the offense. The reason is because offense's biggest advantage is getting to decid...

    Blog | March 04, 2010
  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. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Richard Justice of the Houston Chronicle: "Trevor Ariza makes the Rockets younger, faster and better. He fits with the way Rick Adelman wants to play. Sometime next season, we're going to see Tracy McGrady, Carl Landry, Aaron Brooks and Ariza le...

    Blog | July 03, 2009
  4. Friday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    I had a lot of fun watching both Thursday night games in a sports bar in Brooklyn with a posse of bloggers and writers. One thing that really surprised me: People were nuts for Houston! When Carl Landry threw down that dunk, the place got loud! If an...

    Blog | May 15, 2009
  5. Luis Scola's Early Work

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz Why is this man clinching his fists and howling? He just gave Houston a 17-1 lead (Ronald Martinez/NBAE via Getty Images) In the Rockets' first round series against Portland, Luis Scola was the primar...

    Blog | May 15, 2009
  6. The Return of the Lakers' Big Men

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz What little symmetry that exists between the Los Angeles Lakers and Houston Rockets in their Western Conference Semifinal series can be summed up by a desperate call to pound the ball inside! That's what Rockets fans wer...

    Blog | May 13, 2009
  7. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    There was also some basketball played last night. And did anyone notice what David Thorpe noticed? The Rockets played one of the smallest lineups in basketball -- Carl Landry, Chuck Hayes, Von Wafer, Kyle Lowry and Aaron Brooks -- to start the second...

    Blog | May 07, 2009
  8. Houston's Figure Four

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz After getting burned by Yao Ming for seven field goals in the first quarter of Game One, Portland has shifted its defensive course, devoting a lot more attention to Yao ever since. For most of the past three games, Portland h...

    Blog | April 27, 2009
  9. Carl Landry's Story: Terrifying

    Henry Abbott

    Carl Landry is a multimillionaire celebrity in an age when just about everybody seems to always have at least one phone on them at all times. It's hard to imagine a guy like him could be in dire need of a phone. But two nights ago, in the middle ...

    Blog | March 19, 2009
  10. What's a Mere Bullet to Carl Landry?

    Henry Abbott

    ESPN.com news services: According to police, Landry was driving near downtown Houston at 4:20 a.m. when a car with two occupants hit Landry from behind. Police said Landry was shot when he got out to inspect the damage, and the other vehicle left th...

    Blog | March 17, 2009
  11. The TrueHoop Network Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    Are the Rockets peaking too soon? The Bulls' peaks and valleys are frustrating for their faithful. And Seth Davis is at the peak of his game. Take a peek at the TrueHoop Network: Anup Shah of Rockets Buzz: "Remember what w...

    Blog | March 04, 2009
  12. In Houston, 1 + 4 = ?

    Henry Abbott

    Rafer Alston talks to Jason Friedman of Rockets.com about his improving health, movies, and how Ron Artest changes things for the Rockets. Alston talked a bit about how he might change his game to account for the arrival of fellow Queens native Artes...

    Blog | September 10, 2008
  13. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Lengthy new video interview with LeBron James in which he guarantees U.S. victory in Beijing.Carl Landry's agent threatens to "go Euro" too.TrueHoop reader Matt e-mails: "I think you should let everybody know that my NBA fanhood is open for business....

    Blog | July 24, 2008
  14. Research: Young Players Seeing More Playoff Minutes

    Henry Abbott

    I have been writing plenty about youth in these playoffs. Chris Paul, Deron Williams, Dwight Howard, Carl Landry, Rajon Rondo, Julian Wright, Al Horford ... there have been so many young players playing well. Reigning king of the stat geeks, Justin K...

    Blog | April 29, 2008