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  1. Luke Walton, next Knicks coach?

    Henry Abbott

    Amin Elhassan makes the case for Luke Walton, who has some coaching experience and ties to Phil Jackson....

    Blog | May 20, 2014
  2. Rest up

    Henry Abbott

    We're talking about rest, in two parts. First up: In a weird case of seat-switching, David Thorpe interviews Henry Abbott about what NBA teams are doing to prevent injuries. Next: Sports Scientist Michael Regan of Catapult Sports explains h...

    Blog | March 10, 2014
  3. TrueHoop TV: The NBA offseason in a few minutes

    Henry Abbott

    The NBA is back. In case your attention was elsewhere this offseason, the ESPN.com NBA crew has an update on what you missed....

    Blog | October 29, 2013
  4. Working Bodies: Tales of NBA concussion

    Henry Abbott

    Streeter Lecka/Getty Images NBA players remember -- or in some cases, don't remember -- suffering concussions. Medical science suggests that blows to the head have potential to cause harm in ways we are only just beginning to understand. This is a ...

    Blog | January 23, 2013
  5. The softer side of Kevin Love

    Henry Abbott

    Here's where I'd normally explain what you're about to see. But in this case I really can't explain it at all, other than to say it involves Kevin Love, ironic humor, J.J. Barea's love of quiet, good deeds and a mellow vibe....

    Blog | December 05, 2012
  6. NBA -- Jeremy Lin Six Degrees Of Separation, Poison Pill

    Henry Abbott

    How the new CBA played a big role in the Knicks' decision to part with Jeremy Lin.

    Story | Conversation | July 19, 2012
  7. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Ron Borges of the Boston Herald: In sports you often don't know when a game is being decided. While some things are obvious it is most often the little things that separate those going on from those going home. A critical but mostly unnoticed case in...

    Blog | May 11, 2012
  8. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Bob Kravitz of The Indianapolis Star: Coach of the Year? Frank Vogel's got a case. He's got an even stronger case to have that third year, now a team option, fully guaranteed by upper management. What else do they need to see? He has taken a wounded,...

    Blog | April 04, 2012
  9. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Israel Gutierrez of The Miami Herald: The names Udonis Haslem and Mike Miller have been floated around of late as potential pieces leaving the Heat, whether in a trade, or in the case of Miller, by simply being waived to take advantage of the financi...

    Blog | December 01, 2011
  10. First real test of player resolve

    Henry Abbott

    Here's the worst-case scenario: The players would genuinely rather lose the season than accept less than 52 percent of BRI, and the owners would really rather lose the season than pay more than 50 percent of BRI. It could be so. And if it is so, t...

    Blog | October 28, 2011
  11. Is decertification even possible?

    Henry Abbott

    From David Aldridge on NBA.com: Interesting tidbit from Lawrence Katz, the lawyer handling the union's National Labor Relations Board case against the NBA. In discussing possible decertification by the union, Katz said he believes that the NLRB -- w...

    Blog | October 17, 2011
  12. The art of irony

    Henry Abbott

    A while ago, Malcolm Gladwell penned a Grantland story building an impassioned case that it's a bit silly to judge NBA teams strictly as businesses, because they exist in part simply to be fun for their owners. Gladwell describes the "psychic value" ...

    Blog | September 14, 2011
  13. Putting draft prospects to the psych test

    Henry Abbott

    The Mavericks -- the only NBA team with a full-time sports psychology coach -- operated with ruthless efficiency down the stretch, while the Heat lost a championship to an odd case of acute crunch time passivity from LeBron James. The era of sport...

    Blog | June 21, 2011
  14. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    The case for finding LeBron James some minutes as a power forward. Watch LeBron James not attacking in the pick-and-roll. He has been so singled out for passive play, I wonder if now the Mavericks can can aggressive helping on him in Game 5 and ass...

    Blog | June 09, 2011
  15. LeBron James on why he left

    Henry Abbott

    In case you missed it in today's Daily Dime, Brian Windhorst reports on one of the biggest stories in NBA history. Now that LeBron James is telling his version of the thinking behind the Decision, we learn the Celtics play a starring role: First, he...

    Blog | May 12, 2011
  16. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    M. Haubs of the Painted Area makes a case for Sam Presti as this season's MVP: "With each passing game, the Oklahoma City Thunder look more and more like a legitimate threat to win the 2010-11 NBA championship. This isn't supposed to be happening. Th...

    Blog | April 28, 2011