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  1. Everybody loves Giannis

    Henry Abbott

    David Thorpe on why the young Buck, Giannis Antetokounmpo, is not just infectiously likable, but also has MVP-grade potential....

    Blog | March 06, 2014
  2. 25 under 25

    Henry Abbott

    Kawhi Leonard was a candidate for Finals MVP, and he's only 14th on the list of elite young NBA players compiled by ESPN Insiders David Thorpe, Kevin Pelton and Amin Elhassan. That means a lot of things, including that good times are ahead for the NB...

    Blog | December 11, 2013
  3. Young superstars will feel the next CBA's sting

    Henry Abbott

    David Dow/NBAE/Getty Images The best young players, like Kyrie Irving, are in line to take a major hit. In Miami today, the NBA and its players union are engaged in the first day of what David Stern calls "full-blown" collective bargaining -- as op...

    Blog | June 01, 2011
  4. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Bob Young of The Arizona Republic: "David Stern needs to step down. His league's credibility depends on it. Former Suns Chairman Jerry Colangelo would make a pretty good replacement. If it is determined that Foster was involved with Donaghy, then Ste...

    Blog | July 15, 2008
  5. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    David Aldridge of The Philadelphia Inquirer: It's no coincidence that the young players began to blossom once Stefanski was hired to replace King. While Stefanski's only official move thus far was dealing guard Kyle Korver to Utah for guard Gordan Gi...

    Blog | March 26, 2008
  6. Young Athletes Coming Out of the Closet

    Henry Abbott

    No player has ever publicly come out of the closet while playing in the NBA. Everyone assumes it will happen one day. But if you read David Wharton's L.A. Times article about young gay athletes, you get the sense that the first openly gay NBA p...

    Blog | August 03, 2007
  7. Will Shaquille O'Neal Turn it Back On? Can He?

    Henry Abbott

    Basketbawful watched Eddy Curry outplay Shaquille O'Neal, and remembers something O'Neal said back when he was young: Back in 2001, Shaq swore he'd retire before he was "only as good" as David Robinson (which is pretty easy to say when you...

    Blog | February 27, 2007
  8. Whose Minutes Does Jared Jeffries Take?

    Henry Abbott

    The Knicks have so many big salary players who could end up on the bench behind Jared Jeffries. Russ Bengston makes the point that this could be bad for David Lee. One thing I notice about David Lee? For a young player, he makes very few mistakes. N...

    Blog | August 08, 2006
  9. Watching NCAA Basketball with an NBA Scout

    Henry Abbott

    David Friedman spent some quality time with Pacers scout Kevin Mackey. His two-part article is up now at ProBasketballNews. You know who should read this? All those young men who e-mail me wondering if I can help them get an agent. I'm not kidding. ...

    Blog | July 03, 2006