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  1. Kemba Walker is not done

    Henry Abbott

    The Bobcats may be down 0-2, but guard Kemba Walker still believes they can beat the Heat. Also: on Al Jefferson's toughness....

    Blog | April 25, 2014
  2. Al Jefferson is not an All-Star

    Henry Abbott

    He's averaging 20 and 11 for a team with a top ten NBA defense, and his teammate from last year -- Paul Millsap -- made the squad. But Bobcats big man Al Jefferson isn't bitter he won't be headed to New Orleans....

    Blog | February 11, 2014
  3. The NBA's "global money machine"

    Henry Abbott

    In Forbes' 2014 ranking of team values, the NBA is said to have become a "global money machine," with almost every team making money and franchises like the Knicks, Lakers and Bulls worth more than a billion dollars each. Editor Kurt Badenhausen expl...

    Blog | January 22, 2014
  4. Race to the bottom

    Henry Abbott

    Would an injured Kobe Bryant help or hurt the Lakers' chances of a top pick? Can the Pelicans lose enough games to get into the top five so they won't have to give the 76ers their 2014 draft pick? Chad Ford on tanking....

    Blog | January 20, 2014
  5. Surprisingly productive defenders

    Henry Abbott

    Brian Spurlock/USA TODAY SportsRoy Hibbert isn't the only reason the Pacers have the NBA's best defense. A tricky thing about basketball is that it's tough to know what's happening on defense. So tough that credit and blame are almost impossible to ...

    Blog | December 11, 2013
  6. Jared Dudley: Why would you not tank?

    Henry Abbott

    Clipper Jared Dudley was on SiriusXM's Mad Dog Sports Radio with Adam Schein talking about tanking. The conversation kicked off with a discussion of a current GM's recent admission to ESPN the Magazine that he and his owner planned to tank. Some o...

    Blog | October 30, 2013
  7. TrueHoop TV: Kemba Walker

    Henry Abbott

    Bobcats guard Kemba Walker loves new coach Steve Clifford and hates hearing people call teammate Bismack Biyombo a bust....

    Blog | October 30, 2013
  8. Tanking pollutes competition

    Henry Abbott

    Mike Hewitt/Getty Images Competitors doing everything they can to win make sports great. It's a wonderful time for the NBA, with young stars all over the league, an impressive collection of contenders and fascinating storylines from coast to coast....

    Blog | September 03, 2013
  9. TrueHoop TV: Strauss rapid fire

    Henry Abbott

    Ethan Sherwood Strauss on who'll win the West, when the Lakers will be back in the Finals and which NBA player he'd pick to help decorate his home. ...

    Blog | August 09, 2013
  10. Every team needs a big man. Right?

    Henry Abbott

    Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE/Getty ImagesThe super tall, like Nerlens Noel, are at the core of the sport. But things change.Seven-footers! There just aren't a lot of them. Of the few thousand people who are that tall, or close to it, on the entire planet...

    Blog | July 19, 2013
  11. The Nets won't win titles like that

    Henry Abbott

    Say what you will about the glory days of Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce, but the Nets are out of the title hunt for the long haul after that lopsided Celtics deal. Ethan Sherwood Strauss on Brooklyn and Boston, as well as moves he hated from the Bobc...

    Blog | June 28, 2013
  12. Why so many teams passed up Nerlens Noel

    Henry Abbott

    Andy Lyons/Getty ImagesEvery team knows Nerlens Noel can play, but few could stomach the risk.The best, most honest assessment, by the eye test, the advanced stats test, the mock draft test and every other kind of test, on the record or off, and virt...

    Blog | June 28, 2013
  13. Hard to say what's crazy

    Henry Abbott

    Mike Stobe/Getty Images Basketball has clear winners every night -- except at the draft, which is all homework, politics and chance. The Cavaliers kick off the night by ignoring consensus pick Nerlens Noel and media darling Victor Oladipo to cho...

    Blog | June 28, 2013
  14. How the lottery lost its cool

    Henry Abbott

    Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE/Getty Images Nobody has done better at it than the Cleveland Cavaliers, but even they don't swear by the lottery. It's a weird kind of party, the NBA draft lottery. The 2013 version began on the Good Morning America's re...

    Blog | May 21, 2013
  15. Twitter NBA name mash-up game

    Henry Abbott

    [View the story "The NBA name game" on Storify]...

    Blog | May 17, 2013
  16. What happens to the NBA's Iron Men?

    Henry Abbott

    Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE/Getty Images Play a ton of minutes in the regular season, like Stephen Curry, and injuries are common. A while back I found that players who play a ton of minutes don't win NBA titles anymore. It used to happen all the ti...

    Blog | May 13, 2013