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  1. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Do the Mavericks owe Michael Finley a job for old times' sake? One of the best periods of Suns basketball this season comes with Steve Nash and Amare Stoudemire on the bench. Michael Ozanian on "... it is the owners who are at fault b...

    Blog | March 02, 2010
  2. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Buck Harvey of the San Antonio Express-News: "That Michael Finley is still doing such things might surprise some billionaires. The Mavericks waived him in the summer of 2005 partly because they sought luxury-tax savings, and partly because they ...

    Blog | April 16, 2009
  3. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Mike Monroe of the San Antonio Express-News: "Michael Finley made a 3-pointer with 1.3 seconds left at Sacramento, giving the Spurs a 95-92 lead; replays showed the shot clock had expired before the ball left his hand; replay rules did not allow...

    Blog | April 14, 2009
  4. If Michael Finley's Shot Had Not Counted

    Henry Abbott

    The Kings are embarking on their late-season tour of ruination. Their best player is resting his ankle, and they are not playing for much other than lottery positioning. Yet they are playing games with real meaning to their opponents. Tonight they wr...

    Blog | April 13, 2009
  5. The TrueHoop Network Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    The Hornets prevail in a must-win game over the Spurs, in which Bruce Bowen records a DNP-CD. Stephon Marbury is starting to figure out his role with the Celtics, while Iverson will have to adjust to his in Detroit. Read all about "Sixth Men: Pa...

    Blog | March 30, 2009
  6. 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
  7. The Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    Would Stephon Marbury fit into Boston's backcourt? Does Nate Robinson fit into Mike D'Antoni's vision? Wizznutzz doesn't worry about fitting in, period. Zach Lowe of Celtics Hub: "The idea behind signing Marbury, ...

    Blog | February 25, 2009
  8. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Michael Finley was open, but with such little time left, I'd have liked to have seen him without so much ground to cover before he could get into shooting position.Spurs fan Tim makes a great point, which I'll paraphrase: The takeaway message from Br...

    Blog | May 28, 2008
  9. Love is in the Air in San Antonio

    Henry Abbott

    Matthew Powell of the Spurs' blog Pounding the Rock (name inspired by this quote) is feeling the love this morning. One thing he loves is the cold new nickname he invented for Tim Duncan: I love that Tim shot the ball horribly but still finished +6 ...

    Blog | June 15, 2007
  10. Report: Walker Scared off Finley

    Henry Abbott

    I'm interested to know more about this: ESPN magazine has a tiny little item saying that Miami was free agent Michael Finley's first choice, until they traded for his former Dallas teammate Antoine Walker. ESPN says Finley "didn't want to go through ...

    Blog | September 19, 2005
  11. Magic Johnson to San Antonio Paper: Spurs Will Win It All

    Henry Abbott

    Here's how Mike Monroe tells it in the San Antonio Express-News: "It's over," Johnson said, when asked to assess the Spurs' summer signings of Michael Finley, Nick Van Exel and, to a lesser degree, Fabricio Oberto. "I've always said the Spurs have o...

    Blog | September 13, 2005
  12. Cleveland Loses Michael Finley Sweepstakes

    Henry Abbott

    In the Akron Beacon Journal, Brian Windhorst spells it out: Cleveland wanted Michael Finley to go to Miami, not San Antonio, because it would have increased their chances of landing guard Damon Jones. The Heat now still have all of their $5 million m...

    Blog | September 02, 2005
  13. Finley Chooses San Antonio

    Henry Abbott

    It's all over the web--that's what I get for going to a meeting--but Michael Finley has reportedly decided to sign with the world champion San Antonio Spurs. The story is that Finley just felt more comfortable in San Antonio. In a weird way, this is...

    Blog | August 31, 2005
  14. Michael Finley to Choose Today

    Henry Abbott

    In the Arizona Republic, Paul Coro says that today will most likely be the day when Michael Finley will announce whether he wants to play for the Miami Heat, the Phoenix Suns, the San Antonio Spurs, or the Minnesota Timberwolves....

    Blog | August 30, 2005
  15. Spurs Fans Lukewarm on Michael Finley

    Henry Abbott

    In this Spurs forum, there seems to be more enthusiasm for re-signing Devin Brown than bringing in Finley. And the fans raise some good points. Manu Ginobili, Brent Barry, and Devin Brown were all productive at that position last year and San Antonio...

    Blog | August 25, 2005
  16. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Detroit wants to lock up one of my favorite players: Tayshaun Prince. If they don't succeed, he'll be a restricted free agent next summer. Michael Finley says he has limited his options to the Suns, Heat, and Spurs. Phoenix makes a lot of sense to m...

    Blog | August 24, 2005