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  1. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    "I dunked on a girl, I got beat in a 3-point contest by a musician, and complained about a call -- which I didn't think I'd do in a charity game." Matt Bonner is fantastic, as is this Basketball Jones video of straight Canadian hoops. I really don'...

    Blog | September 21, 2011
  2. Marc Stein, Live Tweeting from Steve Nash's Charity Soccer Game

    Henry Abbott

    In downtown Manhattan, Marc Stein is once again playing in Steve Nash's magnificent soccer charity game, featuring players like Nash, Tony Parker, Jason Kidd, Grant Hill, Chris Bosh, Raja Bell, Claudio Reyna, Thierry Henry, Javier Zanetti, Salomo...

    Blog | June 24, 2009
  3. Yao Ming and Steve Nash Charity Game

    Henry Abbott

    Brian Berger of Sports Business Radio was at the big game in Beijing, and has written a detailed report. Some highlights: Bill Duffy and Bill Sanders of BDA Sports allowed me unlimited access to the players on the team bus, at the gala dinner,...

    Blog | September 14, 2007
  4. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    A fascinating and tremendous account of a very successful fundraising dinner in Beijing with Steve Nash, Yao Ming, Baron Davis, and many others. The big charity game is tomorrow.Ooh, wow. The fight to keep the Sonics in Seattle just got a lot nastier...

    Blog | September 13, 2007
  5. The Hurricane Katrina Charity Game

    Henry Abbott

    It was in Houston last night and by all reports it went well. The players spent quite a lot of time with hurricane victims, which is good to hear. The quote of the night was from Kevin Garnett, as recorded in Michael Murphy's write-up in the Houston ...

    Blog | September 12, 2005
  6. Healing Hoops in Houston

    Henry Abbott

    Today's the day of the big charity game Kenny Smith is organizing at the Toyota Center in Houston. (It's on TNT this evening.) It's hardly the only way that basketball is helping those affected by Hurricane Katrina. In The New York Times, Lee Jenkin...

    Blog | September 11, 2005
  7. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Andre C. Fernandez of The Miami Herald: "How much does South Florida miss pro basketball? Tickets for Saturday's charity all-star game dubbed the "LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh present the South Florida All-Star Classic" at U.S. Century B...

    Blog | October 04, 2011
  8. Video: Steve Nash's charity soccer game

    Henry Abbott

    Brandon Jennings lived in Italy, and had a pair of soccer cleats custom made for him as a gift from his shoe company. Those two facts tell us nothing real about his soccer skills, but nevertheless I entered the Sara D. Roosevelt Park, just south of ...

    Blog | June 24, 2010
  9. Lunch at Ikea

    Henry Abbott

    Professional basketball player Coleman Collins has written many tremendous TrueHoop posts about Steve Nash's charity soccer game, Paris, a fashion show, Germany, Iran, and more. Today, he writes about applying culinary lessons honed in Georgia to a l...

    Blog | November 09, 2009
  10. The Steve Nash Charity Soccer Game in New York City

    Henry Abbott

    It's back on again this year, for the night before the draft. Wednesday, June 24, at 6 p.m., at Sara D. Roosevelt Park Chrystie and Houston streets in New York City. Steve Nash, Tony Parker, Jason Ki...

    Blog | June 17, 2009
  11. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    ESPN Soccer blogger Jen Chang on Marc Stein's performance in yesterday's Steve Nash charity match: "'s senior NBA writer needs work on his game conditioning, but got in a couple of nifty tackles (including one on his idol Fowler) and even alm...

    Blog | June 26, 2008
  12. Video of Steve Nash's Charity Soccer Game

    Henry Abbott

    You Been Blinded and Docksquad Sports both have similar collections of home video from yesterday's event. Looks like it was fun....

    Blog | June 26, 2008
  13. Soccer Stars: Steve Nash, Baron Davis, Thierry Henry and Company

    Henry Abbott

    ESPN's Marc Stein has word that Steve Nash and many of his friends -- including several NBA players, and some of the best soccer players on the planet -- will be playing a soccer game tomorrow afternoon in New York City to raise money for charity. It...

    Blog | June 24, 2008