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  1. The 4-point play

    Henry Abbott

    Is a 4-pointer in the NBA too crazy to consider? Rod Thorn and Kiki Vandeweghe, the NBA's president and vice president of basketball operations, respectively, see the appeal of the very long ball....

    Blog | February 25, 2014
  2. TrueHoop TV: Bradley Beal rapid fire

    Henry Abbott

    The Wizards guard on being a nice guy, playing crazy minutes, designing his own tattoos and the real reason he wears a sleeve on his shooting arm....

    Blog | November 21, 2013
  3. Hard to say what's crazy

    Henry Abbott

    Mike Stobe/Getty Images Basketball has clear winners every night -- except at the draft, which is all homework, politics and chance. The Cavaliers kick off the night by ignoring consensus pick Nerlens Noel and media darling Victor Oladipo to cho...

    Blog | June 28, 2013
  4. The Iditarod of the mind

    Henry Abbott

    Bob Hallinen/Anchorage Daily News/MCT/Getty Images Trust me, this is kind of about the NBA. Holy smokes I am wicked lucky to have this job, a major part of which is to read. That's a crazy treat any day -- but doubly so when Brian Phillips is publi...

    Blog | April 24, 2013
  5. Warriors win without David Lee

    Henry Abbott

    Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE/Getty Images With Harrison Barnes filling in at power forward, the Warriors scored like crazy. Ethan Sherwood Strauss called it before it happened. Without David Lee, he wrote, the Warriors might be forced into playing Harri...

    Blog | April 24, 2013
  6. TrueHoop TV: Heat crazy in crunch time

    Henry Abbott

    ESPN.com's Tom Haberstroh has been digging into the numbers and finds this year's Heat are the second best crunch time team since new stats started being recorded in 1997. Despite LeBron James' reputation, the best team in those 17 years was another ...

    Blog | March 15, 2013
  7. Grandma basketball

    Henry Abbott

    The blog Drawllin has all kinds of crazy stuff, a lot of which kind of has something or other to do with basketball. You can lose a lot of time trolling around Drawllin. On Sunday, writer Tyler Parker posted something about his deceased grandmothe...

    Blog | October 15, 2012
  8. Where did J.R. Smith go wrong?

    Henry Abbott

    Son of a coach who learned to make free throws by the age of three. A player whose teammates loved him, who won like crazy, and who got to practice early and stayed late. A player who'd give you the shirt off his back. A player who not only never mis...

    Blog | September 21, 2012
  9. Arron Afflalo is ready for his close up

    Henry Abbott

    Noah Graham/NBAE/Getty Images The UCLA formula for NBA success : Earn minutes with defense, use the time to perfect offense. "It's so crazy," says the Denver Nuggets' Arron Afflalo, who was D'ing up Kobe Bryant in Game 7 just a few weeks ago. "The ...

    Blog | June 04, 2012
  10. Not the same ol' Tony Parker

    Henry Abbott

    Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE/Getty Images Tony Parker at the rim. He once made a name for himself there, but his game has changed. We've seen it his entire career: Tony Parker is blazing fast, beats people off the dribble, and somehow makes one crazy t...

    Blog | May 30, 2012
  11. NBA Today: David Thorpe on trades, Knicks, hero ball

    Henry Abbott

    Have you seen the talk from the Knicks camp about how they're going to go through the guys who have proven it in the past, Carmelo Anthony and Amare Stoudemire? As opposed to the young guys who are still learning their way? This drives me crazy. ...

    Blog | March 16, 2012
  12. Friday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Ethan Sherwood Strauss doesn't think it's crazy to think some other East forwards ought to start over Carmelo Anthony: "Now, the narrative is about how the Knicks only need a point guard, an animating force that would finally allow Carmelo's obvious ...

    Blog | February 03, 2012
  13. Paul Allen on spending

    Henry Abbott

    There are teams that are willing to spend like crazy, like the Knicks, Lakers, Mavericks and -- when the mood is right -- Blazers. But from an owner's point of view, an ability to spend should not be confused with a healthy bottom line. When it comes...

    Blog | December 20, 2011
  14. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Os Davis of BallinEurope: "Lithuania is as basketball crazy as the reputation. Man, after barely squeaking by unheralded Great Britain last night, the streets were full of partiers -- one game and it was Canada after an Olympic hockey win. Gotta love...

    Blog | September 01, 2011
  15. Faithful to the party

    Henry Abbott

    Golden State fans cheer like crazy for their team, more or less no matter how well they do. Does that send the team a message that there's no need to play all that well?...

    Blog | April 07, 2011
  16. Blake Griffin is making people crazy

    Henry Abbott

    And referees are people, too....

    Blog | March 08, 2011