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  1. This is Not a Cheerleader

    Henry Abbott

    Ronny Turiaf has a massive scar -- from open heart surgery -- down the front of his chest. He has heard doctors say terrifying things. He doesn't need a lecture from anyone about the more serious aspects of life. But he's of the opinion -- as am I...

    Blog | March 19, 2008
  2. It's Getting Hard to Describe Dwight Howard

    Henry Abbott

    My lifelong affection for the Portland Trail Blazers notwithstanding, I'm a journalist, not a cheerleader, right? I'm supposed to be measured and balanced and fair and all that. Back when Dwight Howard was a prospect, it was easy to write about him w...

    Blog | December 07, 2007
  3. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Now that Red Auerbach is no longer with us, the NBA is asking you to vote for All-Star cheerleaders. (Did anyone run this by Jerry West? Is Tex Winter on board?) Ron Hitley will tell you who to vote for: "Feel free to disagree with my selections...

    Blog | January 08, 2007
  4. Who's Playing Better than Vince Carter?

    Henry Abbott

    I'll admit right now that Dave D'Alessandro has been a Vince Carter cheerleader all season. They are clearly buddy-buddy, so his judgment may be a little suspect. But he makes a decent point that Vince may be playing better than anyone else in the l...

    Blog | May 03, 2006
  5. Rick Majerus on the Bogut Warpath

    Henry Abbott

    It's rare for coaches to criticize players publicly. Rick Majerus apparently didn't get the memo. As Andrew Bogut's former coach, protocol would dictate that he would be Bogut's cheerleader as the draft approaches, but instead, Majerus is going to al...

    Blog | June 08, 2005