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  1. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Michael Lee of The Washington Post: Nene sat out the final game of pool play for Brazil on Monday with soreness in his left foot, but the Wizards have been monitoring the injury and remain optimistic that it will not be a problem when training camp b...

    Blog | August 07, 2012
  2. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Jerry Zgoda of the Star Tribune: Brandon Roy on Tuesday left the Timberwolves cap that he wore so briefly so long ago back home in his mother's Seattle living room, but he officially, finally returned six years later to the NBA franchise that drafted...

    Blog | August 01, 2012
  3. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Dan Bickley of The Arizona Republic: The men's basketball team is considered royalty, swooned over by star-struck global media. The women's team has a 34-game winning streak, an unprecedented amount of star power, and is treated like they're playing ...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  4. LeBron James' post-decision interviews

    Henry Abbott

    After revealing that he would play for the Miami Heat in a conversation with Jim Gray, LeBron James was interviewed by Michael Wilbon: LeBron, congratulations on making your decision. Let's go back to the point where you talked about this being a ...

    Blog | July 09, 2010
  5. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Bob Sansevere of the Pioneer Press: The Minnesota Timberwolves have been busy lately signing players they hope can lift them into the playoffs. Nobody in the organization is hoping for that more than president of basketball operations David Kahn. BS:...

    Blog | August 03, 2012
  6. 10 Things to Watch in the World Championships

    Henry Abbott

    Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty Images Ricky Rubio will be fully empowered to drive the Spanish team's attempt to knock off Team USA. Basketball's World Championships (maybe the last ones ever ... the name will likely be changing to the World Cup) b...

    Blog | August 27, 2010
  7. The game plan doesn't change in a day

    Henry Abbott

    Elsa/NBAE/Getty Images The summer of 2010 was always about finding the team with the best vision of the future. Everything about LeBron James' free agency plan changed as the Cavaliers were eliminated by the Celtics: No way he'd head back to Clevel...

    Blog | May 14, 2010
  8. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Jonathan Abrams of The New York Times: "The Knicks' off-season has created much discussion but little movement, with the organization at a standstill with its own free agents and others while it teeters between the incremental moves of the prese...

    Blog | July 24, 2009
  9. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Scott Cacciola of The Commercial Appeal: "All the talk and speculation about his arrival became reality when Zach Randolph, all 6-9 and 260 pounds of him, walked into the press conference room at FedExForum on Tuesday afternoon. For a franchise ...

    Blog | July 22, 2009
  10. Now Entering a Contract Year: Manu Ginobili

    Henry Abbott

    One of my favorite moments of "Kobe Doin' Work" is when the camera catches Manu Ginobili sitting on the San Antonio bench, injured, and Bryant says: "That's a bad boy, right there." That's respect. The Spurs' stell...

    Blog | June 09, 2009
  11. Tuesday Mini-Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Thought that occurred to me last night: Has Dirk Nowitzki ever played better? I know he is a legend for Game 7 against the Spurs in 2006 when he had 37 and 15. But last night he was making key defensive plays once in a while, too! He shot the lights ...

    Blog | May 12, 2009
  12. "I love Cleveland, I love Ohio, and I'm not going anywhere."

    Henry Abbott

    LeBron James at a political rally. Notice, he also apparently knows the hours of the local voter registration office by heart. Well done. Now, is this really true? Is he really not going anywhere? He's the same guy who a few weeks before the Ol...

    Blog | October 06, 2008
  13. Friday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    When coaches predict, in August, who will be doing what next April, it's to be taken lightly. About this time a year ago, for instance, Portland Coach Nate McMillan told the Oregonian that Taurean Green was likely to hit a number of game-winners for ...

    Blog | August 29, 2008
  14. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    TrueHoop reader Robert e-mails about the FIBA rankings: "It's ironic that right after this Olympic tournament, the U.S. men actually dropped out of first place in the FIBA world rankings, being surpassed by Argentina. Through all their recent disappo...

    Blog | August 25, 2008
  15. Thursday Olybullets

    Henry Abbott

    Be a little worried about Andrew Bogut's ankle.A great story from Pete Thamel's New York Times profile of U.S. Water Polo coach Terry Schroeder: "A few years ago, Schroeder was at the national training center in Los Alamitos, Calif., and heard a teen...

    Blog | August 21, 2008
  16. Wednesday Combo Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Weird day, weird schedule ... as a result, here are your Olybullets and your regular bullets all jumbled together. 7-2 Hamed Ehadadi -- he has had some of the biggest numbers of any player in these Olympics -- is the kind of big man project an NBA te...

    Blog | August 20, 2008