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  1. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Scott Fowler of The Charlotte Observer: "And with the No.2 pick of the 2004 NBA draft, the Charlotte Bobcats select ... Nobody. That's how it seems, anyway, after the Bobcats waived center Erick Dampier Tuesday and got rid of his unguaranteed, $13.07...

    Blog | September 15, 2010
  2. The High-Grade Sleepers

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz NBA training camps are still a few weeks away, but rosters around the league are gradually taking shape. Once David Lee, Allen Iverson and Ramon Sessions have jobs, we'll be ready to go. The favorites in each conference...

    Blog | August 17, 2009
  3. Day Nine Summer League Roundup

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz Jonny Flynn is making his case for Summer League MVP. We tend to forget that college offenses don't run much pick-and-roll. With the help of Garrett Siler, his own personal Erick Dampier, Flynn is getting the kind of open...

    Blog | July 19, 2009
  4. Birdwatching: Chris Andersen v. Dirk Nowitzki

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz It's unknown when the trope "matchup nightmare" first entered the basketball lexicon, but I imagine it happened at some point between Magic Johnson's rookie season and the emergence of Kevin Garnett and Dirk...

    Blog | May 03, 2009
  5. The TrueHoop Network Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    Both the Celtics-Bulls and Spurs-Mavericks series are positively schizophrenic. Dahntay Jones is making a name for himself as Denver's Paul-stopper. And NBA fans should sentimentalize hand-checking at their own peril. Graydon Gordian of 48...

    Blog | April 24, 2009
  6. Tony Parker Answers

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz It wasn't that Tony Parker had a bad outing in Game One. He poured in 24 points and dished out eight assists. Graydon Gordian of 48 Minutes of Hell wrote that, Saturday, Parker appeared "indecisive and unfocused ... ...

    Blog | April 21, 2009
  7. The TrueHoop Network Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    The Mavs look like they'll avoid the dreaded 8-hole in the West, but the Pistons succumb to the Bulls and will have a weekend date in Cleveland. Meanwhile, the Sixers and Hornets have tough decisions to make about a couple of struggling shooters....

    Blog | April 14, 2009
  8. The TrueHoop Network Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    The Mavericks still have it, tired legs and all. So does Bruce Bowen, at age 37. Old is new again at the TrueHoop Network. Rob Mahoney of The Two Man Game: "Part of me wants to cheapen this win. The voice in my he...

    Blog | March 12, 2009
  9. The Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    How did the Mavs defend the 3? Can Boris Diaw play the 3? Are those 3 a.m. gripe sessions working in Phoenix? Examine the prime numbers around the TrueHoop Network. Rob Mahoney of Two Man Game: "Somehow, a Dallas outfi...

    Blog | February 03, 2009
  10. The Screen-Assist

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz Remember when ex-NFL offensive lineman Tony Mandrich was all the rage coming out of Michigan State about 20 years ago? He was so beastly that observers starting charting his "pancake blocks" -- the number of ti...

    Blog | December 30, 2008
  11. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Ron Hitley of Hornets247 on how Dallas guarded Chris Paul last night: "They started out with Jason Kidd guarding him, and hedged hard with Erick Dampier and Dirk Nowitzki on the Hornets' pick and rolls. That didn't work too good, as Chris was able to...

    Blog | April 23, 2008
  12. If I Were the Mavericks, I'd Try Going Even Bigger

    Henry Abbott

    DeSagana Diop didn't play in game one. Erick Dampier played only 17 minutes. And it almost worked. Apparently, Avery Johnson's idea was to play the whippets who can stay home on the perimeter and keep the Phoenix longball fireworks from ever even...

    Blog | May 25, 2006
  13. Kelly Dwyer Sums Up the Late Game Nicely

    Henry Abbott

    Dwyer points out a lot of great stuff, including how Erick Dampier is getting away with some pushing and shoving. But my favorite part is about Devin Harris. He has been tremendous. Devin Harris, Terry and Jerry Stackhouse combined for 76 points on j...

    Blog | May 16, 2006
  14. Bill Walton: Erick Dampier is Killing the Mavericks

    Henry Abbott

    Eddie Sefko has the story in the Dallas Morning News. "The Mavericks are the second-best team in the Western Conference right now, clearly a step behind San Antonio because of the limitations of Erick Dampier," Walton said before tip-off. "The toughe...

    Blog | December 15, 2005
  15. Detroit Finally Lost a Game

    Henry Abbott

    Give credit to the Mavericks. When they have at least one interior player going well--last night it was Erick Dampier--they are extremely good. The other thing to realize is that Detroit is scoring more points, and allowing more points than last yea...

    Blog | November 21, 2005
  16. ESPN Magazine's Fantasy Preview: Don't Draft Blazers

    Henry Abbott

    They list the top 25 fantasy league players at each position. A high percentage of the league qualifies. Even guys like Jameer Nelson, Gerald Wallace, Nick Collison, Zaza Pachulia, Erick Dampier, and Kelvin Cato are getting love, even though this is ...

    Blog | October 19, 2005