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  1. NBA draftees tackle tough questions

    Henry Abbott

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    Blog | June 28, 2012
  2. Poor man's Kobe Bryant

    Henry Abbott

    Nets' draftee Marshon Brooks is a long, athletic, high-volume wing scorer with nifty footwork, long range, and a knack for getting off clean looks over or around just about any kind of defense. He can hit turnarounds over the outstretched arms of def...

    Blog | July 05, 2011
  3. Creativity in Buyouts

    Henry Abbott

    ESPN's Chris Sheridan reports on the latest twist in Minnesota's attempt to buy draftee Ricky Rubio out of his contract with DKV Joventut: Under the NBA collective bargaining agreement, Minnesota is allowed to contribute a maximum of $500,00...

    Blog | August 31, 2009
  4. Echoes of the 2004 Draft

    Henry Abbott

    You notice there are a lot of 2004 draftees around in these playoffs? Dwight Howard was the first pick. Ben Gordon was third. Andre Iguodala was ninth, Josh Smith 17th, J.R. Smith 18th, and Jameer Nelson was the 20th. Sasha Vujacic was 27th, Anderson...

    Blog | June 02, 2009
  5. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Potential future NBA draftees to watch for in the Olympics.Team USA does not exactly blow away Australia, even though Andrew Bogut sat out resting a suspect ankle.Yahoo's Kelly Dwyer on team USA's tune-ups: "Back-door screens still kill Team USA, and...

    Blog | August 05, 2008
  6. Report: Rudy Fernandez Hurt

    Henry Abbott

    ACB.com, the official website of Fernandez' league in Spain, says that the Portland draftee -- and by many measures, the best player in Europe -- has hurt his right hand. In two weeks more tests will give a better sense of how bad the injury is. Port...

    Blog | May 27, 2008
  7. Karl Malone, Demetrius Bell, and Mother's Day

    Henry Abbott

    ESPN's Jemele Hill interviews Demetrius Bell. He's a draftee of the the Buffalo Bills, and, as you may have heard, is yet another out-of-wedlock child of former NBA star Karl Malone. Unlike the twins Daryl and Cheryl Ford (she plays for the WNBA's De...

    Blog | May 07, 2008
  8. Young Players Who Want to be Good Teammates

    Henry Abbott

    Maybe I'm still awash in the glow of the NBA draft, where I really got a good feeling from a lot of the young draftees I met. There are some social ills in the NBA, for sure. But the more you talk to young players these days, the less that seems so. ...

    Blog | July 03, 2007
  9. Marc Stein: Britain Shopping for a National Team

    Henry Abbott

    On the list: Ben Gordon, Luol Deng, Joel Freeland, Pops Mensah-Bonsu and others. Marc Stein reports: Great Britain has a new American coach, Chris Finch, who was in Vegas scouting some of his players (such as Portland draftee Joel Freeland and free-...

    Blog | July 18, 2006