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  1. TrueHoop TV: NBA teams in Europe?

    Henry Abbott


    Blog | January 04, 2013
  2. Making the most of Europe

    Henry Abbott

    The TrueHoop Network blog Ball in Europe has assembled highlights and stat lines of some of the NBA players who put on the best show while playing in Europe. Deron Williams' massive show of 3-pointers and layups that led to 50 points in a close-fo...

    Blog | November 29, 2011
  3. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Marc Berman of the New York Post: "Amar'e Stoudemire said last night if the NBA lockout wipes out the season, he believes the players will form their own league instead of trying to catch on in Europe. 'If we don't go to Europe, we're going to start ...

    Blog | October 12, 2011
  4. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Vince Ellis of the Detroit Free Press: "During the lockout, NBA teams can't execute player transactions, communicate with or even comment on players. But league scouting departments still are busy at work, and the past several weeks in Europe offered...

    Blog | July 27, 2011
  5. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman: "No basketball over here, we'll go over there. That's the stance. No paychecks over here, no problem. Europe and Asia pay good money, if not necessarily dollars, for jump shots that swish the net. Sounds good in theory....

    Blog | July 18, 2011
  6. Big in Japan: Jeremy Tyler

    Henry Abbott

    AP Photo/Tara Todras-Whitehill Jeremy Tyler made headlines ditching high school for Maccabi Haifa. Ten games in, he made headlines by quitting. Brandon Jennings did it. He stared down the NCAA, went to Europe instead of playing college ball, endure...

    Blog | November 08, 2010
  7. Coach: The World Championships should be in July

    Henry Abbott

    One of Europe's most respected coaches, Real Madrid's Ettore Messina, blogs on that he thinks the World Championships -- and other similar contests -- should be held in July, not September. He explains: For instance, players will know t...

    Blog | August 31, 2010
  8. Peja to Panathinaikos? It's Greek mythology

    Henry Abbott

    By Marc Stein There is a story apparently gaining traction in Europe suggesting that Peja Stojakovic plans to walk away from the final year of his contract in New Orleans to play with Greek power Panathinaikos next season. I am suggesting you d...

    Blog | June 03, 2010
  9. Sonny Vaccaro: Brandon Jennings broke the mold, part three

    Henry Abbott

    By Henry Abbott Last week, basketball insider Sonny Vaccaro explained why he feels defensive about Brandon Jennings, and told the story of how he came to be so involved in Jennings' life and decision to play professionally in Europe for a year bef...

    Blog | November 24, 2009
  10. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Ronald Tillery of The Commercial Appeal: "Less than a week after the Grizzlies introduced Allen Iverson as the most significant free-agent acquisition in franchise history, the 34-year-old guard left Tuesday for Europe on an eight-day Reebok pro...

    Blog | September 16, 2009
  11. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Lots of reasons why having Ricky Rubio stay in Europe would not be so bad for the Timberwolves. One concern: Jonny Flynn is good and has strong leadership qualities. Assuming he bonds with his teammates in a profound way ... wouldn't that m...

    Blog | August 27, 2009
  12. Mike D'Antoni: Worldwide

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz New York Knicks head coach Mike D'Antoni's resume spans the Atlantic Ocean. Before he moved stateside in 1997 to launch his career in the NBA, he was among the most successful coaches in Europe. He won t...

    Blog | July 15, 2009
  13. Looking Good: Brandon Jennings

    Henry Abbott

    Jonathan Givony of DraftExpress has just spent some time in Italy, watching the young American point guard Brandon Jennings practice: Pitted against one of the best defenders in Europe in American guard Ibi Jaaber, Jennings gets to wherever he wants...

    Blog | May 14, 2009
  14. Ich Bin Berliner: A Euroleague Final Four Preview

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz A couple of weeks ago, the TrueHoop Network's Ball in Europe published a post titled, "Why Americans Should Watch Euroleague Final Four." BiE cataloged the players on each the four rosters who have American conn...

    Blog | April 30, 2009
  15. Jeremy Tyler is the Talk

    Henry Abbott

    Jeremy Tyler, the teenager who has announced he is skipping his senior year of high school to play professionally in Europe, is the person everyone is talking about. (Here's a good roundup of opinions.) It's no secret that Tyler, like Brandon...

    Blog | April 28, 2009
  16. Get Used to the Idea of NBA Teams in Europe

    Henry Abbott

    Ian Whittell, writing in the London-based Guardian: 'There were no NBA-quality arenas in Europe until a couple of years ago. None,' says Tim Leiweke, president of AEG, the company that owns the O2 in London's Docklands. 'You're going to see a huge a...

    Blog | December 15, 2008