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  1. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Garry D. Howard of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: "Much more than Michael Redd's professional basketball future was in doubt with the devastating news that the team's leading scorer would be lost for the remainder of this crucial season...

    Blog | January 27, 2009
  2. Tough guy to believe

    Henry Abbott

    Andrew D. Bernstein/Getty Images Dwight Howard's ongoing experiment in living without credibility takes a bad turn. There's an unwritten rule in sports that nobody questions anyone else's injury. It's how you'd like to be treated, too. Assume ev...

    Blog | February 07, 2013
  3. Wednesday Mini-Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    How to make the All-Star team while playing for a losing team. Ramone Shelburne of ESPNLA on Dwight Howard at the line: "According to ESPN Stats & Information, Howard has taken nearly half of the Lakers' free throws in crunch time situations (d...

    Blog | December 05, 2012
  4. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Howard Beck of The New York Times: Yet there is no mistaking Anthony's mood shift over the last seven days, coinciding with a new Knicks winning streak and a change in coaches from Mike D'Antoni to Mike Woodson. The good times continued Tuesday night...

    Blog | March 21, 2012
  5. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel: Magic General Manager Otis Smith said the list of teams who are still calling about the possibility of acquiring or "renting" Dwight Howard are down to "six to eight." "I'd say everybody in the league has called...

    Blog | March 06, 2012
  6. Orlando's defensive coaching challenge

    Henry Abbott

    Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE/Getty Images Right this way, Kobe: Gilbert Arenas has long ranked as one of the NBA's very worst defenders. The last three years, thanks largely to Stan Van Gundy and Dwight Howard, the Magic have played tremendous defense....

    Blog | December 20, 2010
  7. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    TrueHoop reader Thomas E. Whigman Jr. has an interesting question: Has there ever been a player as good as Dwight Howard who was so hampered by foul trouble in the playoffs? I'd love your help in coming up with smart ways to try to answer that. Here'...

    Blog | April 26, 2010
  8. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Howard Beck of The New York Times: "On a recent night at Madison Square Garden, the camera focused on Mike D'Antoni as he plopped himself on the bench. D'Antoni looked down, clasped his hands, took a deep breath, puffed out his cheeks and let out a s...

    Blog | November 17, 2009
  9. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Howard Beck of The New York Times: "Coach Mike D'Antoni, ever the nonconformist, is eliminating the morning shootaround for all home games this season, starting with Tuesday's exhibition against the Philadelphia 76ers. The Knicks instead will ga...

    Blog | October 13, 2009
  10. The TrueHoop Network Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    Dwight Howard wants the ball against the Celtics' interior D, you say? Let's see what he can do. Carmelo Anthony always wants the ball, and he's making music this postseason. And Tim Duncan is still thriving in a younger, faster NBA.&nbsp...

    Blog | May 14, 2009
  11. Mike D'Antoni Does it Better than Anyone

    Henry Abbott

    From Howard Beck's article in the New York Times: Nate Robinson is still bothered by a sprained left ankle, which he injured in Saturday's loss to Miami. "He just said he can't go left," Mike D'Antoni said. "I didn&#39...

    Blog | March 05, 2009
  12. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    In the print version of today's New York Times (but not online that I can find) Howard Beck recounts one of the greatest conversations in Italian NBA history: "D'Antoni recalled asking [rookie Danilo] Gallinari if he was ready to play. 'He says, 'Wel...

    Blog | October 30, 2008
  13. Friday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Some local Seattle people are offering to buy the Sonics. One of the investors is a guy who made a fair amount of money as a minority investor in the Sonics under Howard Schultz. If he wanted the team, why'd he sell? Meanwhile, Sonic fans at the game...

    Blog | November 02, 2007
  14. Isiah Thomas is the New Bob Whitsitt

    Henry Abbott

    That would be the executive who assembles the super-talented roster that won't play hard or together. Here are some depressing Knick quotes from Howard Beck's article in today's New York Times: Larry Brown: "I never in my life thought I'd have...

    Blog | April 05, 2006