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  1. Hoops and hounds

    Henry Abbott

    Nicolas Batum got people excited with an Instagram of his dog's hoops skills ... which were nothing compared to Ethan Sherwood Strauss's dog....

    Blog | May 23, 2014
  2. Jared Dudley: Why would you not tank?

    Henry Abbott

    Clipper Jared Dudley was on SiriusXM's Mad Dog Sports Radio with Adam Schein talking about tanking. The conversation kicked off with a discussion of a current GM's recent admission to ESPN the Magazine that he and his owner planned to tank. Some o...

    Blog | October 30, 2013
  3. TrueHoop TV: New day for Warriors

    Henry Abbott

    Ethan Sherwood Strauss was our invited guest on this version of TrueHoop TV, and he did a great job explaining the might of the Warriors. But, predictably, his dog Otto stole the show. Also, a key point: We discuss a controversial block/charge cal...

    Blog | May 03, 2013
  4. Three NBA doping myths

    Henry Abbott

    Another day, another news story about human growth hormone, testosterone, steroids and the like. Worries about performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) dog almost every sport. Science is advanced enough to offer potential advantages in everything from body...

    Blog | January 30, 2013
  5. What's wrong with the Lakers?

    Henry Abbott

    Is Kobe Bryant tired? Is it tough to integrate Andrew Bynum? Are they just coasting through the dog days of the season? It's tough to say exactly what's going on, but a smart analysis of their losses by Jeff Fogle of HoopData makes some things cle...

    Blog | January 04, 2011
  6. We know LeBron James is a fraud

    Henry Abbott

    Because he partnered up with a bunch of alpha dog players, instead of going it alone. Right? That's the story fan after fan, and even NBA team executives, have been peddling since the Decision. An e-mailer to ESPN Radio's "Mike & Mike" t...

    Blog | December 14, 2010
  7. Study on referees and race still dogs NBA

    Henry Abbott

    D. Lippitt/Einstein/NBAE/Getty Images In 2007, David Stern staked out a position that is increasingly at odds with the evidence. When The New York Times published the preliminary results of research about referees and race by economists Joe Price a...

    Blog | December 08, 2010
  8. No such thing as an alpha dog?

    Henry Abbott

    Seriously? Don't take my word for it, I'm just learning about it myself. But apparently the idea that packs of wolves in the wild would be led by an alpha dog is outdated thinking. Apparently we used to assume that was so, based on some flawed res...

    Blog | August 06, 2010
  9. Why did nobody want Michael Beasley?

    Henry Abbott

    Michael Beasley has been talking to his new fans in Minnesota. He has always had a ton of charisma and lots to say. For instance, he says "people don't know I'm actually a good guy. I actually love kids and dogs and long walks in the park and stuf...

    Blog | July 16, 2010
  10. Jerry Stackhouse on Vince Carter's bad season

    Henry Abbott

    Jerry Stackhouse apperas on SIRIUS XM's Mad Dog Radio in a segment called "Stack's House." Yesterday, before Vince Carter's best scoring night of the season, he had this exchange: Caller: "I don't want to disgrace one of your fellow Tar Heels but...

    Blog | February 09, 2010
  11. The Nets on a decade-long spin cycle

    Henry Abbott

    Photos by Elsa and Ron Turenne via NBAE/Getty Images. As high-scoring leader of a bad Nets team, Devin Harris walks in Stephon Marbury's footsteps. A decade ago, the Nets were sad, divided and disappointed. They had an alpha-dog point guard who ...

    Blog | January 28, 2010
  12. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Howard Beck of The New York Times: "Nate Robinson made seven shots on Sunday, all of them in the correct basket. For that, the Knicks were grateful. Yet his performance was marred again by impulsiveness and immaturity -- the same issues that have dog...

    Blog | November 23, 2009
  13. The TrueHoop Network Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    What did we take away from Game 1 of the Western Conference finals? Is Joe Johnson really a first option? Who will draw the LeBron assignment for Orlando? And if you're in need of a point guard, maybe the 2009 NBA Draft isn't such a dog?&nbsp...

    Blog | May 20, 2009
  14. Friday: First Cup

    Henry Abbott

    Chris McCosky of The Detroit News: "Joe Dumars saw the hang-dog looks. He saw the subdued demeanor. He saw, in short, Richard Hamilton not being Richard Hamilton. And he knew immediately what was wrong. It wasn't that the Pistons traded for Allen Ive...

    Blog | November 07, 2008
  15. Even Though Baron Davis is Gone

    Henry Abbott

    The Warriors still have the most expensive hot dogs in the NBA....

    Blog | October 29, 2008
  16. Golden State and Denver in a Dog Fight

    Henry Abbott

    In East and West over the last few weeks the playoff race has been all over the place. It has been wild, and it has been wooly! But at the moment, after Dallas has turned the magic back on in some key games, Atlanta nearly has the East's last spot bu...

    Blog | April 07, 2008