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  1. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    John Canzano of The Oregonian: The whisper at One Center Court is that Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen won't bother to take one last look at Brandon Roy before he goes amnesty clause on the guy who won all those games for him. Here's hoping Allen does...

    Blog | November 29, 2011
  2. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    John Canzano of The Oregonian: "The executives charged with conducting the latest round of job interviews at One Center Court believe there are a plenty of options available to the Trail Blazers when it comes to filling their vacant general manager p...

    Blog | September 22, 2011
  3. Chris Paul shoots and passes ... then sits

    Henry Abbott

    By J.A. Adande LOS ANGELES -- Chris Paul spent an hour putting his sprained left ankle to the test in a workout on the Staples Center court before the Hornets played the Lakers Tuesday night, but he still isn't ready to proclaim himself ready to p...

    Blog | December 01, 2009
  4. Sometimes You Can Just Feel It

    Henry Abbott

    ESPN's Eric Neel, talking to Mike D'Antoni about the night Kobe Bryant scored 61 on his Knicks team (part of a longer article you have probably already seen, but should really read): [Mike] D'Antoni passed Bryant near center court, walki...

    Blog | April 01, 2009
  5. LRMR Update from Brian Windhorst

    Henry Abbott

    Brian Windhorst on LRMR and Kevin Durant: Maverick Carter, the head of James' LRMR Marketing group, was seated at center court in Seattle with Microsoft vice president Joanne Bradford last Tuesday. Bradford and Carter are expected to make an announc...

    Blog | January 22, 2007
  6. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Andre C. Fernandez of The Miami Herald: LeBron James gave the Heat a performance to remember. And then paused to give a 7-year-old boy a gift he won't soon forget. James walked off the court Monday night at the Prudential Center shoeless moments afte...

    Blog | April 17, 2012
  7. Zaza Pachulia makes dreams come true

    Henry Abbott

    In a game against the Bobcats, Hawks' center Zaza Pachulia took to the court in a jersey that misspelled his name. Across his back, it read P-C-A-H-U-L-I-A. That's just exactly the kind of thing that bloggers adore, and sure enough, Peachtree H...

    Blog | April 01, 2010
  8. Greg Oden can get mad

    Henry Abbott

    The big injured center admits he's often a very nice guy, which is often seen as something of a weakness in athletes. But in a radio interview, Greg Oden swears he has another side that comes out sometimes on the court. For instance, when Derrick ...

    Blog | March 31, 2010
  9. Looking For The Real Amare

    Henry Abbott

    By J.A. Adande LOS ANGELES -- Same building, same court, much different Amare Stoudemire. Stoudemire's last regulation NBA game before Wednesday's season-opener was in Staples Center on Feb. 18, when he hit the Clippers with 42 points and 11 rebou...

    Blog | October 29, 2009
  10. What Happens to Portland When Greg Oden is on the Court?

    Henry Abbott

    At least in a couple of notable games, the presence of Greg Oden on the court has led to some very poor play by the team -- even though Oden has played fairly well and has a PER that is among the best for all rookies or centers. What's going on? I do...

    Blog | November 25, 2008
  11. Arena Engagements: Not for Everyone

    Henry Abbott

    Last week a guy organized to propose to his girlfriend on the court of the Toyota Center, during timeout of a Rockets/Kings game. Everyone cheered him, the mascot was involved, the whole deal. She said no, and bolted from the scene looking stressed. ...

    Blog | February 20, 2008
  12. Pau Gasol Injured in Spain Victory

    Henry Abbott

    From CBS Sportsline wire services: The all-European final, however, will apparently go on without Spain star center Pau Gasol, who injured his left foot in the game's final minute and had to be carried off the court after the game. "We are ...

    Blog | September 01, 2006