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  1. The Sixers start over

    Henry Abbott

    Sixers GM Sam Hinkie got the to job in Philadelphia, and seemingly within minutes, had essentially won draft night by somehow amassing a collection of four lottery picks -- the same number of lottery picks that, for instance, the Thunder used to turn...

    Blog | September 27, 2013
  2. Tank Week reflections

    Henry Abbott

    This week, HoopIdea has been going hard on tanking. There's a reason for that. We expect the upcoming season to be tremendous, with a fine collection of contenders spread across two conferences, a pipeline of emerging and returning stars, and a leagu...

    Blog | September 06, 2013
  3. 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
  4. TrueHoop TV: Channing Frye's scary diagnosis

    Henry Abbott

    In 2006, things were pretty scary for NBA hearts. The Hawks' Jason Collier had recently died of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, while a collection of players -- Fred Hoiberg, Robert Traylor and Ronny Turiaf among them-- needed heart surgery to avert dan...

    Blog | March 11, 2013
  5. TrueHoop TV: Cheesecake League

    Henry Abbott

    In early 2008 I wrote up a TrueHoop post about how much NBA players love the Cheesecake Factory. It ends with a collection of bulleted examples of players being spotted there. Since 2008 Twitter has exploded, and now players check in from Cheesecake ...

    Blog | November 30, 2012
  6. Game 4's big, late moments

    Henry Abbott

    Ronald Martinez/Getty Images Sport LeBron James, sidelined for portions of crunch time with a cramp, was watching. The closing minutes of Game 4 featured a dramatic collection of memorable moments. Some favorites: Crampology At first it looke...

    Blog | June 20, 2012
  7. The end of the stakeout

    Henry Abbott

    Patrick McDermott/Getty Images Sport The big moment came in the middle of the night, in a law office by the Apple Store. The circus of the NBA lockout came with a sideshow -- a hardy collection of journalists huddled outside, or downstairs, or in s...

    Blog | November 28, 2011
  8. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Danny Chau has reviewed Jerry West's new memoir on Hardwood Paroxysm, and tallied a nice collection of oddities: "West was a churchgoer as a kid, but instead of finding peace with God, he found church bingo -- another excuse to fire up his competitiv...

    Blog | November 02, 2011
  9. The TrueHoop house band

    Henry Abbott

    Photo courtesy of Jumbling Towers Jumbling Towers is Josiah DeBoer, Louis Wall, Nate Drexler and Michael Kendall. Kevin Arnovitz is cooler than me. He dresses better. He reads smarter books. He has a better movie collection. And he listens to co...

    Blog | December 02, 2010
  10. Remember summer league?

    Henry Abbott

    Last summer at about this time I went on vacation. While I was poolside, Kevin Arnovitz, David Thorpe and a collection of TrueHoop Network bloggers launched a multi-faceted attack on summer league basketball -- in Orlando and Las Vegas -- and TrueHoo...

    Blog | July 05, 2010
  11. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    On the day the Lakers hold their parade, here's an amazing collection of Laker title celebration videos. Neil Paine of Basketball-Reference on Kobe Bryant as Finals MVP: "I definitely don't think it's fair to say Kobe was 'bad' in the Finals. He di...

    Blog | June 21, 2010
  12. The trick shots of YouTube

    Henry Abbott

    Here's a pretty amazing collection trick shots. And not that it matters who's recording themselves doing ridiculous things for little or no money, but worth noting: Is there anything else in basketball that's this white? What's that about?...

    Blog | March 18, 2010
  13. Charles Barkley in photos

    Henry Abbott

    A great collection, including a favorite in which he seems to be inspecting a referee for lice....

    Blog | March 15, 2010
  14. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    By Henry Abbott Larry Brown making a collection of unbelievably insightful points about Allen Iverson. For instance, that the fact that his family wasn't in Memphis may have been the key factor in Iverson leaving the Grizzlies, that the Knicks wo...

    Blog | November 19, 2009
  15. The Daryl Morey of Healthcare

    Henry Abbott

    By Henry Abbott This weekend's New York Times Sunday magazine had a story about how data collection is changing healthcare. It's a sensitive issue. This is your doctor we're talking about. The last thing you want is for that person to be an aut...

    Blog | November 09, 2009
  16. If a Superstar Gets Dunked On In the Woods ...

    Henry Abbott

    Gary Parrish of CBSSports wrote yesterday: The word when I arrived at the LeBron James Skills Academy was that Monday's best highlight came in a pick-up game featuring the college players and James himself. According to the collection of NBA sco...

    Blog | July 08, 2009