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  1. The new basketball common sense

    Henry Abbott

    You can lie with statistics. But not like this. What I mean is, let's say we're arguing about ... any old thing. Maybe you think people should eat more jello. No doubt you could find some stat (or, indeed, a stats-based rap) showing folks are b...

    Blog | October 09, 2013
  2. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Truth About It is insanely fun to read. For instance, do you want to know why Flip Saunders trashed his own clipboard in that game against the Celtics? They have you covered. Precisely what kind of fruit did Kevin Garnett grunt at, and then eat, as h...

    Blog | January 23, 2012
  3. Friday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Most NBA players eat terribly. I guess, in that, they're like a lot of young Americans. But not Steve Nash! He gets most of his calories from fruit, vegetables and nuts. And he has had surprising NBA longevity. I can tell you that years ago, on the a...

    Blog | September 17, 2010
  4. The Lakers can solve the health care crisis

    Henry Abbott

    On SportsLawBlog, lawyer Michael McCann points out that the Lakers' contract with rookie Derrick Caracter has the kinds of incentives that could really motivate someone to eat right and exercise. Caracter will reportedly make $473,000 if he keeps his...

    Blog | September 08, 2010
  5. Taking a balut for the team

    Henry Abbott

    Don't watch this if you're about to eat, or are squeamish. Huge thanks to Lucas Jansen for producing that video. There are a lot of ways this could have gone differently. But this is how it happened: Noah Galuten, a food blogger at Man Bi...

    Blog | May 11, 2010
  6. Off to eat balut

    Henry Abbott

    As described the other day, I made a friendly wager that the Blazers would beat the Suns in the first round. As loser, I have to eat balut. It's no so easy to find balut, it turns out! But today is that day. I'm hopping in the car to head to...

    Blog | May 07, 2010
  7. Hard lessons aren't always the best ones

    Henry Abbott

    By Henry Abbott Eat your stinkin' vegetables. That's my general approach. Life can be hard. A lot of times, what you're called on to do is to just not quit. Just stare down whatever crazy crap life throws at you and keep going. Sugar-coating...

    Blog | November 02, 2009
  8. Eat Like a Laker

    Henry Abbott

    Noah Galuten, writing for L.A. Weekly's Squid Ink blog, interviews Laker trainer Gary Vitti about the food that fuels the Lakers. Galuten, a TrueHoop reader (and creator of an amazing food blog project), gets Vitti to answer a burning question: W...

    Blog | September 22, 2009
  9. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Lakerhead Daily has a lot of different thoughts during last night's loss, including this: "If Sasha Vujacic overreacts to one more foul, I'm going to eat my fist." Shaquille O'Neal restakes his claim as the NBA's funniest...

    Blog | May 05, 2009
  10. George Karl Talks Cancer

    Henry Abbott

    Last week I heard about a very emotional dinner that took place at the Vegas Summer League. The organizers of the Summer League invited all kinds of NBA front office people, coaches, and players, to eat, drink, and be merry for a good cause -- the th...

    Blog | November 20, 2008
  11. Players Like the Cheesecake Factory

    Henry Abbott

    But owners eat at Dunkin' Donuts. Or at least that's what McLane at Black Jesus Disciples writes, after coming across Robert Sarver at the donut shop on Labor Day morning: I'll admit that upon seeing him I momentarily froze, as the last person I exp...

    Blog | September 02, 2008
  12. Deron Williams Makes His Case

    Henry Abbott

    Chris Paul has been getting all the media love, the MVP chants, and the All-Star spot. But watch Deron Williams and the Jazz eat him alive. The Jazz went on a three-point shooting spree for the ages -- Kyle Korver, Deron Williams, and Mehmet Ok...

    Blog | February 05, 2008
  13. TrueHoop Blogger Live Draft

    Henry Abbott

    This is Jeff Clark from and I'll be your host for this Blogger Live Draft. These thoughts come to you from the blood and guts of each team's fans. We bloggers eat, drink, and breathe this stuff. Then we pour out our souls online. Hope...

    Blog | June 29, 2007
  14. We'll Miss You, Suns

    Henry Abbott

    I feel your pain, Phoenix fans. This is not a sweet night. My advice for an elimination night: eat. Eat a lot. It helps somehow, and you can still legally operate a motor vehicle afterwards. So, if you're a morose Suns fan, off you go to make that ch...

    Blog | May 19, 2007
  15. It's a God Eat Dog World

    Henry Abbott

    Of course you remember God Shammgod. He's a former Bullet benchwarmer and hero of the University of Providence (as well as the star of my favorite NBA t-shirt). Shammgod's love of the game is strong. Nearly a decade after being cut from the NBA he's ...

    Blog | May 11, 2007
  16. Salim Stoudamire Runs on Broccoli

    Henry Abbott

    The Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Faith Dawson just outed Salim Stoudamire as a vegan: Q: Why did you become a vegan?A: I've always wanted to be one because of health, but I never wanted to go eat by myself or have people talk about me. But I finall...

    Blog | April 06, 2007