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  1. Chris Wallace on Allen Iverson: "I expect him back"

    Henry Abbott

    By Henry Abbott The Grizzlies' General Manager talked to Ryen Russillo on the NBA Today podcast, and spoke optimistically of Allen Iverson, saying, for instance: I think he still has it. I don't think his career is over. I think at some point h...

    Blog | November 11, 2009
  2. Friday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Timothy Varner of 48 Minutes of Hell. I'm always more sympathetic to players who test positive for PEDs when the phrase "over the counter" is part of the story. If a substance is readily available to your local high sc...

    Blog | August 07, 2009
  3. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Geoff Calkins of the Memphis Commercial Appeal: "The fact is that the Grizzlies have a general manager (Chris Wallace), a president of business operations (Greg Campbell) and now a head coach (Hollins) who couldn't have been hired for those ...

    Blog | January 26, 2009
  4. Memphis GM Chris Wallace to Critics: Show Your Faces

    Henry Abbott

    ESPN's Chad Ford has remarkable access to NBA GMs and recently used it to write a fascinating article (Insider) that included lots of talk from other GMs reviewing the Pau Gasol trade. Here's an excerpt: While most GMs weren't publicly venting their...

    Blog | February 07, 2008
  5. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Memphis owner Michael Heisley says that his GM Chris Wallace didn't trade Pau Gasol. Heisley did.If the Bulls had been willing to pay lots of luxury tax, it appears they could have had Pau Gasol. (Heisley says as much, too.) In Memphis, there is wor...

    Blog | February 04, 2008
  6. The Memphis Side of the Story

    Henry Abbott

    Memphis-based Chris Vernon is one hell of a radio host. Hilarious and crazy dude. He has a bright future. He also just had Grizzlies' GM Chris Wallace on his show to tell the tale of the Pau Gasol trade. Wallace has long been a refreshingly candidly ...

    Blog | February 01, 2008
  7. Chris Wallace: Treating Memphis Right

    Henry Abbott

    A while ago, Chris Vernon, a sharp, young, and pleasingly nutty sports radio host in Memphis told me that new GM Chris Wallace was THE BEST. The coolest guy in the world. He went on and on. I made a mental note, and really did nothing with that infor...

    Blog | September 15, 2007
  8. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Chris Forsberg of "The Boston Celtics officially waived Rasheed Wallace Tuesday, agreeing to a mutual buyout as Wallace prepares to retire from basketball after a 15-year career. ... It will be interesting to see if the team now moves...

    Blog | August 11, 2010
  9. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Chris Silva of the Detroit Free Press: "Flip Saunders said Rasheed Wallace has been focused and has helped set a tone for the younger players.'You know, Coach Wallace has done a pretty good job along those lines,' Saunders said. ... As for that 'Coac...

    Blog | March 28, 2008
  10. Walk Tall, Washington

    Henry Abbott

    Yes, you are about to get spanked by a so-so Cleveland team. But it's not your fault. There is much to be proud of in the nation's capital. Most of all, this amazing video from 1995-96 Bullets. Chris Webber. Juwan Howard. Rasheed Wallace. Calbert Che...

    Blog | April 20, 2007
  11. What do You Lose When You Lose Ben Wallace?

    Henry Abbott

    MGOBlog crunches some numbers from and determines that the Pistons without Ben Wallace are not losing much. The shaky part of this analysis is in arbitrarily deciding that Wallace's minutes are being played by "Webbmomax"--Chris...

    Blog | March 15, 2007
  12. Chris McCosky on Piston Leadership

    Henry Abbott

    Chris McCosky, who writes about the 'Stons for the Detroit News, has a blog (sort of--it lacks permalinks, RSS feeds, outbound links, blogroll, etc.) with some very interesting thoughts. For instance, on Ben Wallace: Look, it's not a news flash that...

    Blog | October 10, 2006
  13. You Can Learn a Lot About Athletes from Cribs

    Henry Abbott

    At the instigation of Chris Snethen (via Eric Marentette) I just re-watched some old Cribs episodes where we get to see Zach Randolph's house and Rasheed Wallace's old Portland house. The Randolph episode has several oddities. First of all, when y...

    Blog | August 29, 2006
  14. 1995 Bullets Video

    Henry Abbott

    Chris Webber, Rasheed Wallace, Juwan Howard, and weird music. By the way, if you were to take all the best Washington players of the last 15 years and put them on a team together......

    Blog | March 29, 2006
  15. Jason Maxiell Ain't Scared

    Henry Abbott

    Watch Jason Maxiell play. He's not scared of anything. The Pistons are thrilled with their first-round pick. Chris McCosky of the Detroit News sees Maxiell as a mini-Ben Wallace. (Although from what I've heard, if Maxiell is really 6-7, he could be t...

    Blog | July 23, 2005