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  1. "Too real" sex talk connects with rookies

    Henry Abbott

    Tony Gaskins is a former college football player and current Christian motivational speaker who preaches, among other things, about the perils of pre-marital sex. He stood before a room of 60-or-so players at the NBA Rookie Transition Program on Sund...

    Blog | August 22, 2012
  2. Who runs the summer?

    Henry Abbott

    Christian Petersen/Getty Images The NBA has reason to think beyond the Olympics -- but questionable right to keep players away. READ PART ONE: "Is the NBA divorcing the Olympics?" The first time the NBA spoke in any detail about pulling back fro...

    Blog | August 02, 2012
  3. David Stern endorses a HoopIdea

    Henry Abbott

    Christian Petersen/Getty Images In Phoenix Tuesday, the commissioner said he has long wanted to change goaltending. One HoopIdea that's been debated and quarreled with since we raised it on March 12 is the idea to free the best athletes in the worl...

    Blog | March 28, 2012
  4. Nate McMillan gives Blazers endorsement

    Henry Abbott

    Christian Petersen/Getty Images Avoiding the mighty coach's free agent market of 2011 stabilizes the franchise. Sports are bursting at the seams with characters. Big characters, loud characters, slick characters, power-tripping characters. And n...

    Blog | March 09, 2011
  5. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Brad Rock of the Deseret News: "When 19th Century German author Christian Morgenstern wrote 'Home is not where you live, but where they understand you,' he clearly didn't have the Utah Jazz in mind. Here in Salt Lake, nobody understands the Jazz. The...

    Blog | November 16, 2010
  6. Day Six Las Vegas summer league roundup

    Henry Abbott

    By D.J. Foster Chase Budinger is no stranger to being the most athletic guy in the gym. As a top-rated basketball and volleyball prospect in high school, Budinger was loathed by opponents (including your narrator) for being graced with otherworldl...

    Blog | July 15, 2010
  7. A chill in Phoenix

    Henry Abbott

    Christian Petersen/Getty Images Sport Grant Hill was one of several Suns who cooled from long range in the playoffs. Alvin Gentry and Steve Nash have combined to run one of the very best offenses in NBA history. But against the Lakers, we now kn...

    Blog | May 30, 2010
  8. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz As of right now, the small-market Jazz are carrying at least $94 million (maybe more) in salaries and potential luxury tax payments into next season. Ross Siler of the Salt Lake Tribune asks, "Nobody from the organizat...

    Blog | July 23, 2009
  9. Day Eight Summer League Roundup

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz When Austin Daye was being sized up as a pro prospect, one of the first shortcomings mentioned by his naysayers was his lanky build. Watching him up close in Las Vegas, Daye seems wholly unintimidated by back-line defenders...

    Blog | July 18, 2009
  10. The TrueHoop Network Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    Should the Spurs rest Tim Duncan down the stretch and trust they can win playoff games on the road? Can the Celtics trust Rajon Rondo to nail shots from mid-range? Do Raptors fans still trust Bryan Colangelo to assemble a winner in Toronto? Take it o...

    Blog | March 24, 2009
  11. Friday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    David Aldridge reports talk of Geoff Petrie returning to Portland, which might be one of the reasons Blazer brass did not immediately hand the reigns to Kevin Pritchard. The Brian Davis/Christian Laettner team has not given up in an attempt to ...

    Blog | March 09, 2007
  12. Starting at Center, Owner Christian Laettner

    Henry Abbott

    The Associated Press is now reporting that the group trying to buy Michael Heisley's stake in the Grizzlies includes Christian Laettner, who would also like to play for the team. (Presumably his ownership stake could be frozen in some fashion, like M...

    Blog | October 02, 2006
  13. 2006 Draft Profile: Christian Maraker

    Henry Abbott

    For this one, I turn the show over entirely to Fantasy Junkie of Golden State of Mind: SLEEPER: Christian Maraker SCHOOL: University of Pacific HEIGHT:6'11" WEIGHT: 235 POSITION: Power Forward Don't sleep on Christian Maraker ...

    Blog | June 28, 2006
  14. Christian Science Monitor: The NBA is Back

    Henry Abbott

    The last time the NBA was getting this much good press Michael Jordan was considered a young player. Here's a quote from Daniel B. Wood's article in today's Christian Science Monitor (which gets bonus points for quoting on of my favorite NBA writers...

    Blog | June 07, 2006