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  1. TrueHoop TV: Royce White is back

    Henry Abbott

    Rockets rookie Royce White is due to take the court for the D-League's Rio Grande Valley Vipers tonight, in what will be his first moment in uniform since the D-League. In part two of his two-part TrueHoop TV interview, White discusses his anxiety di...

    Blog | February 12, 2013
  2. Royce White doesn't blame Houston Rockets for impasse

    Henry Abbott

    In a radio interview on Thursday, Rockets first-round pick Royce White said he would like to play for the Rockets and does not blame the team for the mental health care impasse that has kept him from playing.

    Story | Conversation | January 03, 2013
  3. Not happening in Bakersfield

    Henry Abbott

    Last weekend TrueHoop friend, recent professional player in Israel, and former Harvard-teammate-of-Jeremy Lin Drew Housman tried out for the D-League's Bakersfield Jam. Here, in his words, is how that went. As I pulled up to the Dignity Health Cen...

    Blog | October 18, 2012
  4. NBA Today: Crunch time, D-League

    Henry Abbott

    You know how some NBA teams take the D-League really seriously, using it like a real minor league, while others aren't that into it? The Nets recently made the switch, building very serious connections between their organization and the Springfiel...

    Blog | February 10, 2012
  5. How about the D-League instead of college?

    Henry Abbott

    Latavious Williams did it ... and is still waiting for his first call-up to the Thunder.'s Eamonn Brennan explores the reasons the D-League does and does not make sense as a way around the NBA's ban on players straight from high school: "Th...

    Blog | May 06, 2011
  6. The D-League has George Karl's answer

    Henry Abbott

    The NBA playoffs have been fantastic so far. If there's one really bad thing, though, it's that the Thunder got a key bucket in a thrilling game against the Nuggets on a crucial -- and fairly blatantly incorrect -- no-call. The rules state that playe...

    Blog | April 18, 2011
  7. Good D-League commercial

    Henry Abbott


    Blog | January 13, 2011
  8. Orien Greene: Crashing into the NBA

    Henry Abbott

    Sam Forencich/NBAE/Getty Images "I wish," says former Celtic Orien Greene, now in the D-League, "I would have been been a little bit more professional." Orien Greene is well aware he would have fit nicely as a Celtic. "Oh man," he says, "my friends...

    Blog | December 15, 2010
  9. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle: "The issues with Terrence Williams have been well documented. Bad attitude. Huge ego. Poor shot selection. Avery Johnson had enough, banished Williams to the D-League where he tore it up for three games and t...

    Blog | December 15, 2010
  10. The new road from training camp to the D-League

    Henry Abbott

    Right now, in gyms around the world, very good basketball players are preparing for the NBA season. Some of them will not make it. Those players who just miss the cut, have historically severed all ties with the NBA team that cut them. They go ...

    Blog | October 01, 2010
  11. New D-League rules with NBA potential

    Henry Abbott

    The D-League has a lot going on -- they'll tell you every chance they get that 20% of NBA players have D-League experience. It's worth watching for the basketball. But it's also an incubator of ideas that may be coming soon to the NBA. For inst...

    Blog | September 29, 2010
  12. Day 10 Las Vegas summer league roundup

    Henry Abbott

    The most dramatic shot of the Las Vegas Summer League came at the buzzer of the 58th and final game -- a side-winding heave by Mark Tyndale to give the D-League Select a 79-78 win over the Clippers: How will Larry Sanders' game fit in with...

    Blog | July 18, 2010
  13. Congratulations Steve Weinman

    Henry Abbott

    The TrueHoop Network's D-League blogger Steve Weinman, is becoming a full-time employee of the NBA, where he was once an intern. He writes: I have received and accepted a full-time job offer with the National Basketball Association's league office, ...

    Blog | July 02, 2010
  14. Late Friday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Not that long ago, Celtic fans were wishing Doc Rivers would give Glen Davis' minutes to Shelden Williams. How the Lakers will have to attack the Celtics without a healthy Andrew Bynum. Steve Weinman of D-League Digest is a huge Celtics fan, who ...

    Blog | June 11, 2010
  15. Coleman Collins remembers Virginia Tech's tragedy

    Henry Abbott

    Former Virginia Tech and D-League player Coleman Collins plays professional basketball in Germany, has a blog, and contributes semi-regularly to TrueHoop. Today he writes about the tragedy that shaped his college days, three years ago. (I must apo...

    Blog | April 16, 2010
  16. Friday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    What does Daryl Morey, traveling on business in Spain, do with his downtime? He watches the D-League on the Internet. When Chris Andersen isn't eating environmentally savvy lapel pins, he's sprinting up the stairways of legendary outdoor Rocky Moun...

    Blog | April 02, 2010