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  1. Stan Van Gundy's big deal

    Henry Abbott

    The Pistons' new leading man didn't just get a big payday, but also a ton of control. Amin Elhassan on why SVG deserved it, and what he's like as a coach....

    Blog | May 14, 2014
  2. Detroit Pistons: Big-time tanking

    Henry Abbott

    Henry Abbott and Chad Ford discuss why Detroit has as much at stake as any team in the tanking sweepstakes....

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  3. The Big Penguin takes flight

    Henry Abbott

    Penguins can fly! This big one does, at least. If only the Pistons had the personnel to surround Andrew Drummond with shooters like Dwight Howard in Orlando, says David Thorpe....

    Blog | February 28, 2014
  4. Top-Ranked Sophomores

    Henry Abbott

    David Thorpe says Anthony Davis is the best player in the NBA's sophomore class, but he's injured at the moment. That created a sophomore-ranking dilemma between Blazer Damian Lillard and Piston Andre Drummond, who vied for the top spot....

    Blog | December 17, 2013
  5. Surprisingly productive defenders

    Henry Abbott

    Brian Spurlock/USA TODAY SportsRoy Hibbert isn't the only reason the Pacers have the NBA's best defense. A tricky thing about basketball is that it's tough to know what's happening on defense. So tough that credit and blame are almost impossible to ...

    Blog | December 11, 2013
  6. Re-ranking the 2012 draft

    Henry Abbott

    David Thorpe says Anthony Davis, Andre Drummond and Damian Lillard are in a class by themselves at the top. The rest of his top 20 includes several lower-drafted and even some undrafted players. Missing: high picks like Dion Waiters and Austin Rivers...

    Blog | November 25, 2013
  7. Amin Elhassan told you so

    Henry Abbott

    Amin Elhassan predicted the Pistons offense would be terrible and the Pacers would win the East. And he's sticking to his prediction Kobe Bryant won't be meaningfully back anytime soon....

    Blog | November 19, 2013
  8. The best offseason

    Henry Abbott

    Indiana University professor Wayne Winston, a pioneer of NBA advanced stats, names the teams he expects to improve most this season....

    Blog | October 08, 2013
  9. TrueHoop TV: Rodman on Rodman

    Henry Abbott

    What is Dennis Rodman up to these days? "I've been doing nothing for the last 13 years, man, and having a blast doing it baby!" This he says from the TV set where he was shooting, of all things, a Wonderful Pistachios "Get Crackin'" commercial....

    Blog | September 16, 2013
  10. TrueHoop TV: Rookies on rookies, part 2

    Henry Abbott

    The 2013 NBA rookie class met at the Knicks' training facility on Tuesday to have their pictures taken for their rookie trading cards. We asked them to show off some of their knowledge of past NBA rookies. We published Part 1 earlier. In Part 2, t...

    Blog | August 09, 2013
  11. Brandon Paul's game

    Henry Abbott

    Heading into the draft, Illinois guard Brandon Paul has drawn plenty of interest -- the list of teams he has worked out for includes the Spurs, Pistons, Bulls, Knicks, Thunder, Grizzlies, Rockets, Blazers, Suns, Timberwolves, Jazz and Clippers. He is...

    Blog | June 25, 2013
  12. How the lottery lost its cool

    Henry Abbott

    Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE/Getty Images Nobody has done better at it than the Cleveland Cavaliers, but even they don't swear by the lottery. It's a weird kind of party, the NBA draft lottery. The 2013 version began on the Good Morning America's re...

    Blog | May 21, 2013
  13. Twitter NBA name mash-up game

    Henry Abbott

    [View the story "The NBA name game" on Storify]...

    Blog | May 17, 2013
  14. Phil Jackson's next move

    Henry Abbott

    Phil Jackson is in the news every day. Will he return to the NBA? What does he want? Where will he land? Would he run a good front office? Will he coach? Marc Stein and David Thorpe weigh in....

    Blog | May 08, 2013
  15. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Can't decide if the Clippers really have any chance of hanging with the Thunder and the Spurs in the West. One unknowable is to what extent Chris Paul has been holding back, waiting for the playoffs. To that end, in Game 1 he busted out 23 points on ...

    Blog | April 22, 2013
  16. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    NBA hopefuls, and LaMarcus Aldridge, take note: An above average NBA 3-point shooter is far more valuable to his team than an above average 2-point shooter. Ian Levy writes for Hardwood Paroxysm about how we are funny in how we perceive 3s: "Corey B...

    Blog | April 04, 2013