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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. The chemistry of aggression, part II

    Henry Abbott

    Clinical psychologist, professor, author, and former Suns advanced stats consultant Stephen Ilardi says naturally occurring testosterone has a massive effect on the brain. A few days ago, Ilardi told TrueHoop TV why it is that fans of the winning tea...

    Blog | November 19, 2013
  3. Fans of the winning team riot?

    Henry Abbott

    Clinical psychologist, professor, author, and former Suns advanced stats consultant Stephen Ilardi discusses the chemistry of aggression....

    Blog | November 14, 2013
  4. TrueHoop TV: Tyler Cowen on the middle class

    Henry Abbott

    Tyler Cowen is one of America's foremost economists, the author of a new book called "Average is Over," and a blogger at Marginal Revolution. Cowen is also a big NBA fan, which he proves by regularly purchasing Wizards tickets. Here's the shock...

    Blog | September 18, 2013
  5. Wanted: Real leadership on doping

    Henry Abbott

    Jonathan Daniel/Getty ImagesMLB players such as Paul Konerko called for tough testing a decade before baseball got serious.Doping is all over the sports section these days, which must be a little depressing for sports fans hoping that this was behind...

    Blog | August 09, 2013
  6. TrueHoop TV: End of Spurs?

    Henry Abbott

    Writer and Spurs fan Shea Serrano believes San Antonio's title window has closed, and he's almost okay with that....

    Blog | July 29, 2013
  7. The aura of David Robinson

    Henry Abbott

    Shea Serrano has been a Spurs fan his entire life, and tells the tale of the day he met David Robinson and things did not go as planned. ...

    Blog | June 04, 2013
  8. TrueHoop TV: Bomani Jones talks Knicks

    Henry Abbott

    The Knicks are hung up on the Celtics. Bomani Jones is hung up on how tough this all is for Knick fans. ...

    Blog | May 02, 2013
  9. The stats scream Davis over Lillard

    Henry Abbott

    Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE/Getty ImagesUse your eyes, pick Damian Lillard. Use evidence, pick Anthony Davis.There's no arguing: People like Damian Lillard's game. I'm one of them. Hell yes I feel the urge to honor that guy, and, as a Blazer fan, t...

    Blog | April 17, 2013
  10. Gregg Popovich, comedian

    Henry Abbott

    Matt Bonner, in a fun mailbag on Hardwood Paroxysm: A couple of weeks ago, there was this obnoxious fan randomly sitting 5 rows behind the bench. The whistle blows and the horn sounds for the first media timeout. At this point in the game, it's usua...

    Blog | April 15, 2013
  11. A good way to steal a team?

    Henry Abbott

    Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE/Getty Images Chris Hansen aims to heal Seattle fans' broken hearts by breaking more in Sacramento. Let's agree: Seattle got screwed. That the Sonics left, in 2008, was the big thing. Another thing was how it happened: Li...

    Blog | April 03, 2013
  12. I know who'll beat the Heat

    Henry Abbott

    Issac Baldizon/NBAE/Getty ImagesThe Heat could lose at any time. Who they're playing is secondary. The Heat's winning streak -- 23 and counting, second longest in NBA history -- has touched off a parlor game for NBA fans and Vegas bettors. Which ...

    Blog | March 20, 2013
  13. Substance of interest: Testosterone

    Henry Abbott

    TrueHoop has been investigating PEDs and the NBA all season. The next in a series: Thanks to Lance Armstrong, Bill Simmons and others, NBA fans are thinking about performance-enhancing drugs in new ways. And if the comments on or Twitt...

    Blog | March 04, 2013
  14. The only constant is change

    Henry Abbott

    There is a feeling among many sports fans that things should not be changed. "If it ain't broke, don't fix it," is an unofficial sports anthem. But the truth is that sports change all the time, sometimes intentionally, and done properly that can b...

    Blog | February 17, 2013
  15. Silver lining of Lance: Better testing exists

    Henry Abbott

    Whether you're a cycling fan or not, there was plenty to be upset about in the first installment Lance Armstrong's conversation with Oprah Winfrey. But, especially for fans of the major North American sports, perhaps also some good news: Oprah: W...

    Blog | January 18, 2013
  16. TrueHoop TV: Knicks Thanksgiving

    Henry Abbott

    Alan Hahn has long covered the Knicks in print, radio and television and now he has written a book called "100 Things Knick Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die." He joins us with a list of six things Knicks fans should be thankful for this year...

    Blog | November 21, 2012