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  1. When Nellie pranked Pop

    Henry Abbott

    Marc Stein with a wonderful tale of when Don Nelson used fine art to pull a fast one on Gregg Popovich....

    Blog | May 30, 2014
  2. Don Nelson defines Nellie Ball

    Henry Abbott

    He's the pioneering king of the unconventional small ball lineup, so you might Don Nelson to have some dogma about the power of three-guard lineups and the like. But in a Q&A with ESPN's Marc Stein, the almost-Hall-of-Famer explains that he has no...

    Blog | September 06, 2012
  3. Friday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    "AHHHHHH!!!!! THERE ARE FIVE OFFGUARDS ON THE COURT RIGHT NOW!!!! THE OTHER TEAM IS TIPPING IN TIP-INS OF TIP-INS OF TIP-INS....OF...(heaving, breathing) TIP-INS!" That's Ethan Sherwood Strauss of WarriorsWorld, considering Don Nelson's tenure as coach...

    Blog | September 24, 2010
  4. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Cam Inman of The Oakland Tribune: "Don Nelson's second stint carried a different vibe from his first. But Chris Webber was around for both, albeit briefly in 2008 so he and Nelson could mend fences from a 1994 feud that crippled the franchise. Of cou...

    Blog | September 24, 2010
  5. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Rusty Simmons of the San Francisco Chronicle: "There were no balloons, no confetti and no video tributes. Just as they had for so many of his previous 1,332 victories, things went exactly how Warriors coach Don Nelson planned it on the night he becam...

    Blog | April 08, 2010
  6. Don Nelson: Almost coached Larry Bird, Tim Duncan

    Henry Abbott

    As Don Nelson sits a game away from having the most wins of any coach in NBA history, he tells ESPN's Marc Stein that he doesn't much care if he makes the Hall of Fame or not. And if he has any regrets, it's mostly to do with two jobs he might have h...

    Blog | April 06, 2010
  7. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Monte Poole of The Oakland Tribune: "Don Nelson is ascending to the pinnacle of his profession, within walking distance of history, soon to be king of the NBA coaching jungle. Where is the roar? The Warriors coach is seven wins away from surpassing L...

    Blog | March 11, 2010
  8. As Nellie's World Turns, Curry Plays 2 1-2 Minutes

    Henry Abbott

    By Chris Sheridan NEW YORK -- From starter to splinter-gatherer, that pretty much describes Stephen Curry's evolution over the first eight games of the season. At least Warriors coach Don Nelson had an explanation Friday night, no matter how in...

    Blog | November 13, 2009
  9. Mini-Extra Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    By Henry Abbott Don Nelson and Monta Ellis, yelling at each other in front of reporters. Did Pau Gasol get injured, or did he get Hollywood? Swine flu is no match for Chris Douglas-Roberts, who tweets that he is back to work. Doctors told m...

    Blog | November 12, 2009
  10. Don Nelson: "It's harder than hell to trade that guy."

    Henry Abbott

    Don Nelson was on radio station KNBR in San Francisco talking about Stephen Jackson. He couldn't have been clearer that he's no longer assuming things will work out. "We know Jack wants out, we're trying to accommodate him," he explains. "It's har...

    Blog | November 11, 2009
  11. Stephen Jackson's Get Out of Golden State Card

    Henry Abbott

    by Chad Ford Golden State Warriors swingman Stephen Jackson has been openly pining for a trade for weeks. He's tried to force the Warriors to dump him by publicly demanding a trade to a contender, skirmishing with coach Don Nelson (and being suspe...

    Blog | November 09, 2009
  12. The TrueHoop Network Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    Watching the Thunder without Durant has been a revelation. Watching Paul Pierce is crunch time something to behold. Just don't try watching a Celtics game in a Philly sports bar. Watch and learn at the TrueHoop Network. Royce Yo...

    Blog | March 14, 2009
  13. The TrueHoop Network Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    Are the Rockets peaking too soon? The Bulls' peaks and valleys are frustrating for their faithful. And Seth Davis is at the peak of his game. Take a peek at the TrueHoop Network: Anup Shah of Rockets Buzz: "Remember what w...

    Blog | March 04, 2009
  14. Mark Cuban: Don Nelson Made Me Do It

    Henry Abbott

    Mark Cuban writes at length about how it came to be that he is not buying the Chicago Cubs. It's interesting in all kinds of ways. Reading this closely you can get a good look at Cuban's strategic thinking. The key to the deal falling apart see...

    Blog | January 06, 2009
  15. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz Valley of the Sun puts Amare's boffo game into historical context: "Amare's ridiculous 40-10-5-5 game puts him elite company, as only six players have recorded such a stat line since 1986-87 and nobody has since Vince Carter ...

    Blog | November 06, 2008
  16. Friday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    There is not bad blood between Don Nelson and Baron Davis. Consider Nelson, asked by Tim Kawakami of the Mercury News about people who might be coming to visit in Hawaii: "Baron's coming out next week. It'll be good to see him. I miss him."Somebody ...

    Blog | August 01, 2008