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  1. Two Greg Oden comeback thoughts

    Henry Abbott

    Next fall, as Brian Windhorst and Marc Stein reported, 2007 top overall pick Greg Oden plans to be in an NBA training camp. He might even be signed this season by a team such as the Heat that might want to lock up his rights while allowing him to con...

    Blog | January 10, 2013
  2. TrueHoop TV: Hollinger on playoff comebacks

    Henry Abbott

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    Blog | May 09, 2012
  3. Clippers complete historic comeback win

    Henry Abbott

    Entering Sunday, the Los Angeles Clippers hadn't won a playoff game since May 18, 2006. So when they entered the fourth quarter down 21 points to the Memphis Grizzlies all signs pointed to another loss. The Clippers had other ideas. Down 95-71...

    Blog | April 30, 2012
  4. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Matt Calkins of The Columbian: For those wondering what has been going through Brandon Roy's head since announcing his retirement in early December, one of his thoughts was recently revealed: A comeback. While he did not say definitively that he woul...

    Blog | February 29, 2012
  5. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Michael Cunningham of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: The Nets rallied from a 21-point deficit to win 90-84 at Washington on Monday. The Hawks made sure there wouldn't be another comeback by scoring the fist five points of the second half and led ...

    Blog | December 28, 2011
  6. One last comeback: Dajuan Wagner

    Henry Abbott

    Matthew Stanmyre of the Star-Ledger catches up with Dajuan Wagner, who was the Cavaliers' lottery pick in 2002 but at 28 -- after an unbelievable series of medical setbacks -- is spending most of his time at home with his five-year-old son. "He's ne...

    Blog | March 16, 2011
  7. Gregg Popovich rests his players

    Henry Abbott

    Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty Images Not mounting a late comeback against the Knicks: Manu Ginobili, Tim Duncan and Tony Parker. Spurs coach Gregg Popovich values rest more than most NBA coaches. He loves seeing his best players on the bench, when...

    Blog | January 05, 2011
  8. Michael Jordan's Bobcat comeback

    Henry Abbott

    John Harrelson/Getty Images SportThe Bobcats have been in dire financial straits, but the turnaround is well underway. Robert Johnson founded the Bobcats by paying $300 million for an expansion team that began play in 2004. Then the B.E.T. founder r...

    Blog | September 03, 2010
  9. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Bob Finnan of The News-Herald: "The 'historians' in the Cavaliers' locker room likened center Zydrunas Ilgauskas' return to the team to Michael Jordan's comeback with the Chicago Bulls on March 19, 1995. 'It was probably the most anticipated comeback...

    Blog | March 29, 2010
  10. More on Tracy McGrady's comeback: Knicks want him

    Henry Abbott

    By Chris Sheridan Tracy McGrady is likely going to end up getting traded at some time in the next seven months -- maybe in a sign-and-trade deal after he becomes a free agent July 1, maybe at the trade deadline in mid-February, or maybe even soone...

    Blog | December 16, 2009
  11. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Jerry Zgoda of the Star Tribune: "Kevin Love's tweeter is broken, but he promises a glorious comeback. Love, a child of the computer age, embraced the Twitter social-network phenomenon as enthusiastically as any pro athlete, so much so he un...

    Blog | October 01, 2009
  12. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    You know how Michael Jordan threatened, in his Hall of Fame induction speech, to return to the NBA? Dwight Jaynes: "He's a huge failure in the NBA front office, so I guess his only choice for further attention is to make yet another comeback...

    Blog | September 15, 2009
  13. Kobe Bryant vs. Shaquille O'Neal: Where Amazingly Sad Happens

    Henry Abbott

    Jason Kottke noticed something sad and amazing about what might be the single greatest play involving Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal working together. Watch what happens just after Bryant throws the lob that O'Neal dunks to cap the comeback...

    Blog | May 27, 2009
  14. The TrueHoop Network Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    An improbable ending in Sacramento for the Hornets, an improbable W for the Bobcats against the Lakers, and an improbable comeback for a former prodigy. Factor the improbabilities at the TrueHoop Network: Niall Doherty of Hornets247: "It...

    Blog | April 01, 2009
  15. Tuesday Mini-Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    A new line of Paul Pierce jerseys, presumably designed by Lakers fans.TrueHoop reader John writes: "Is it a coincidence that the two huge Laker runs in the last two rounds have come with Odom on the bench? For their comebacks against the Spurs and i...

    Blog | June 10, 2008
  16. Paul Pierce and the Evaporating Knee Story

    Henry Abbott

    The NBA Finals. Two-point game. Forty seconds left. The Celtics desperately need a bucket to stave off what would have been a historic comeback by the Lakers. Boston works the ball to the guy who, a few days ago, was taken off the court in a wheelcha...

    Blog | June 09, 2008