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  1. Too many games hurt NBA's regular season

    Henry Abbott

    The NBA is winning. It's already a "global money machine," according to Forbes, and new TV deals will only make that sweeter. Not to mention, it's fun! The NBA's young players include an embarrassment of promise -- not just "plenty years left" sta...

    Blog | January 23, 2014
  2. The NBA's "global money machine"

    Henry Abbott

    In Forbes' 2014 ranking of team values, the NBA is said to have become a "global money machine," with almost every team making money and franchises like the Knicks, Lakers and Bulls worth more than a billion dollars each. Editor Kurt Badenhausen expl...

    Blog | January 22, 2014
  3. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Lots of NBA owners on this Forbes list of the wealthiest Americans. However, here the Knicks' James Dolan doesn't look like the deepest pockets around, and (rhyming alert!) the Lakers' Buss family is nowhere to be found. In other words, who has the u...

    Blog | September 20, 2012
  4. Forbes: Bobcats can make MJ very wealthy

    Henry Abbott

    Kurt Badenhausen of Forbes does a lot of the work behind the magazine's various sports rankings. Insiders howl about this or that fine point whenever any outsider values sports franchises, and these transactions may be too complicated for outsiders t...

    Blog | October 07, 2011
  5. Wednesday Mini-Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    That bar in Miami that promised free drinks if the Heat lose is out a few thousand dollars. Kurt Badenhausen of Forbes insinuates that David Stern has made the economic situation sound worse than it really is: "For the NBA to collectively lose mon...

    Blog | October 27, 2010
  6. 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 Forbes.com: "... it is the owners who are at fault b...

    Blog | March 02, 2010
  7. Forbes on the Memphis Grizzlies' financial picture

    Henry Abbott

    Tom Van Riper of Forbes notices that Grizzlies' owner Michael Heisley has made most of his money as a flipper: He buys distressed assets and then, at the right moment, sells them for big profits. Van Riper says Heisley evidently had similar design...

    Blog | January 20, 2010
  8. Gun Mania

    Henry Abbott

    Like just about everybody else, I don't know what really happened between Gilbert Arenas and Javaris Crittenton involving guns. But I can tell you that I'm amazed at the reaction. I read in Forbes that it could change the entire course of the N...

    Blog | January 04, 2010
  9. The TrueHoop Expansion

    Henry Abbott

    There have been some big events in TrueHoop's history, from the day of launch in 2005, to winning an award from Forbes, moving to ESPN, the launch of the TrueHoop Network, and -- of course -- the post that launched a thousand trips to the Cheesecake ...

    Blog | October 20, 2009
  10. The Value of an NBA Team

    Henry Abbott

    Forbes ranks the value of NBA teams, and as of last year, the news was generally excellent. The average team profit last season was the highest in at least a decade. The average team is worth a whopping $379 million. The effect of market-size is unde...

    Blog | December 04, 2008
  11. Chicago is Worth Money

    Henry Abbott

    TrueHoop reader Nick emails: On Friday you said the Bulls weren't going to win any awards for best run franchises. If you analyze the numbers in the Forbes report there was one that stood out to me. As a business student I am constantly learning ho...

    Blog | December 10, 2007
  12. Be Like Mike: Have a Super Expensive Divorce!

    Henry Abbott

    Forbes says Michael Jordan's divorce from Juanita may be the most expenive in entertainment history, worth north of $150 million....

    Blog | April 23, 2007
  13. Wednesday Quick Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Forbes on high-tech sneakers with computers and silver and magnets to balance your soul. Whatever. Dave D'Alessandro is not gloom and doom about the Nets, even though Richard Jefferson's injury sounds like it'll be around for a while. Phil Ja...

    Blog | May 10, 2006
  14. Solid Footing for NBA Owners

    Henry Abbott

    Jack Gage and Michael K. Ozanian write for Forbes.com that this is not a bad time to be the owner of an NBA team: NBA franchise values continue their steady climb, up 9% on average this year to $326 million. Fueling the growth on the revenue side is ...

    Blog | December 23, 2005
  15. Tell Business Week About Sports

    Henry Abbott

    Maybe I got spoiled by the Forbes.com deal, but when I heard that Business Week was giving out awards for good blogs, I surfed over in the hopes this site might be mentioned among the sports blogs. Turns out they don't even have a sports category! B...

    Blog | August 25, 2005
  16. Forbes.com Best of the Web

    Henry Abbott

    It's a great day for TrueHoop, as Forbes.com just announced that TrueHoop has been named in their Best of the Web "Blogs that Matter" lineup. There are ten categories, ranging from art to small business. TrueHoop is one of nine sports blogs mentione...

    Blog | July 26, 2005