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  1. The greatest dunker ever

    Henry Abbott

    At the 2000 Slam Dunk Competition in Oakland, Vince Carter cast a spell on every basketball fan. Amin Elhassan shares his memories of that contest....

    Blog | February 15, 2014
  2. When Shaq bet Alvin Gentry a Lamborghini

    Henry Abbott

    Alvin Gentry has more NBA stories than anyone. This one's from his days with the Suns, when Shaquille O'Neal said he'd buy Gentry a Lamborghini ... if the coach could dunk the ball....

    Blog | July 01, 2013
  3. World's tallest roadie on Game 3

    Henry Abbott

    Brent Barry wants you to know that he's more than a dunk champion; He's also an amateur assistant to Pearl Jam's bassist. And, he says momentum is a myth. TrueHoop TV at the Finals....

    Blog | June 12, 2013
  4. TrueHoop TV: Ben McLemore

    Henry Abbott

    He's 6-5. He shoots like Ray Allen. He dunks on people. He's a candidate to be the top overall pick in the 2013 NBA draft. And yet, he still gets confused, now and again, with that guy who raps about thrift stores....

    Blog | May 21, 2013
  5. TrueHoop TV: Thorpe goes big

    Henry Abbott

    David Thorpe went above and beyond for this one: Why it misses the point to say the Nuggets don't have an All-Star. The trick, for Derrick Rose, to preparing mentally to re-take the court. The real lesson of DeAndre Jordan's dunk. Seinfeld ...

    Blog | March 13, 2013
  6. TrueHoop: Rose truly a unique superstar

    Henry Abbott

    The story of Derrick Rose is one of ferocity. He powers his way to the hoop, and once there, jumps over people and dunks. In one recent ad campaign, he was portrayed as a bull. Not a Chicago Bull, but an actual bull, weaving his way through the bu...

    Blog | February 29, 2012
  7. Derrick Rose: More than powerful

    Henry Abbott

    Howard Smith/US Presswire These moments dazzle, but are only part of the story. The story of Derrick Rose is one of ferocity. He powers his way to the hoop, and once there, jumps over people and dunks. In one recent ad campaign, he was portray...

    Blog | February 29, 2012
  8. Blake Griffin puts in yeoman's work

    Henry Abbott

    J.A. Adande is asking Blake Griffin all the right questions. How about that dunk, indeed. But to celebrate too much is to show up Kendrick Perkins, the burly starting center on a rival. And to take too much credit is to grandstand at the expense of h...

    Blog | January 31, 2012
  9. Heat dunk-and-run to win

    Henry Abbott

    The New York Knicks tried to win with 3-point shooting. The Miami Heat took a simpler route-- dunking. LeBron James and Dwyane Wade combined for all 10 of the Heat's dunks in Friday's win. Each had five for the game. The 10 dunks were the most tha...

    Blog | January 28, 2012
  10. Blake Griffin, open to anything

    Henry Abbott

    Andrew Bernstein/NBAE/Getty Images Rookie of the year and dunk machine Blake Griffin says he is open to playing overseas. There was very little happening in the NBA late Friday afternoon when Blake Griffin livened things up around the TrueHoop offi...

    Blog | August 01, 2011
  11. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Joey Villar of The Philippine Star: "After overpowering a PBA selection team with a never-ending barrage of slam dunks and highlight reels the other night, Kobe Bryant and his Smart All-Stars found a quicker and more game Smart Gilas Pilipinas but st...

    Blog | July 25, 2011
  12. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Jimmy Smith of The Times-Picayune: "David West sustained what is being termed as 'left knee trauma' on a driving slam dunk with 22.5 seconds to go in regulation. X-rays were negative, but an MRI -- a much more revealing diagnostic procedure - is sche...

    Blog | March 25, 2011
  13. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Dwyane Wade had one of the plays of the season last night. But did he travel? His spin move/step/step dunk was surprisingly similar to a Wade play I once watched with NBA vice president of referee operations Joe Borgia. Our conversation about that mo...

    Blog | March 17, 2011
  14. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Mike Bresnahan of the Los Angeles Times: "The game ended a weekend filled with intrigue (Blake Griffin's dunk over a parked car) and drama (the Carmelo Anthony trade saga). Griffin has elevated the future of the Clippers but had a quiet eight points ...

    Blog | February 21, 2011
  15. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    This will ruin your whole day. Honestly, you won't get anything else done. A cool tool -- mess with it a little, you'll see -- basically letting you quickly sort through every slam in dunk contest history. The best ones are across the top of the char...

    Blog | February 01, 2011
  16. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Julian Benbow of the Boston Globe: "Glen Davis had no idea what happened. He did what he normally does when he sees Kevin Garnett finish a dunk - he sprinted back on defense. But when he looked up, Garnett was still at the other end of the floor. 'I ...

    Blog | December 30, 2010