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  1. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Mark Bradley of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: "The Hawks showed Thursday they could play with the Magic for three quarters. NBA rules, alas, still stipulate four 12-minute periods. In the fourth period the Hawks did their usual road disappearing ...

    Blog | May 07, 2010
  2. Van Gundy chimes in on possibility of Riley coaching again

    Henry Abbott

    By Chris Sheridan ORLANDO - If there's one man out there who can empathize with Erik Spoelstra regarding the limbo-like situation he now finds himself in, it is the man who was forced to step aside the last time Pat Riley decided to return to head...

    Blog | May 04, 2010
  3. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Bill Plaschke of the Los Angeles Times: "There were those long arms, digging underneath Carlos Boozer, wrapping around the basketball, flinging it back toward redemption. There was that feathery touch, the ball lightly dropping through the rim, the s...

    Blog | May 03, 2010
  4. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Mike Bresnahan of the Los Angeles Times: "Yet some Lakers think it's not out of the question to try to top 72. Lakers veteran forward Lamar Odom, whose name now resonates among gossip-magazine groupies because of his rush-to-the-altar marriage last m...

    Blog | October 27, 2009
  5. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Steve Nash, Hall of Famer? Hard to argue he isn't grown up yet: Kevin Durant reportedly organized 6:30 am pickup games, which he'd play in before his summer University of Texas class on ... adolescence. Ryan at the Basketball Geek goes in-d...

    Blog | September 16, 2009
  6. Playoff Warmup Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Leaguewide Bullets These bullets would be a lot better, but I could not stop watching this. If that doesn't give you playoff fever, nothing will. About the NBA and research into referee bias. More to come on this topic next week. A nice break...

    Blog | April 17, 2009
  7. Wednesday Live Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    You know those restaurants where you can watch the cooks working away in the kitchen? Today, just for fun, I'm trying something like that. Watch how bullets are made! I'll publish with just a few, and then add more and more throughout t...

    Blog | March 25, 2009
  8. Is There an NBA Home for Stephon Marbury?

    Henry Abbott

    Stephon Marbury. He's strong. He's athletic. He can shoot. He knows veteran tricks. He can get to the line. He has not only hit game-winners ... he has hit game-winning shots in the All-Star game. He says he is in the best shape of his life. Assuming...

    Blog | December 01, 2008
  9. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Mike Bresnahan of the Los Angeles Times: "They're off to a good start in their first back-to-back effort, taking a 117-79 victory Wednesday over the Clippers after a 96-76 laugher Tuesday against Portland. The second night is considered a telling tes...

    Blog | October 30, 2008
  10. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Lengthy new video interview with LeBron James in which he guarantees U.S. victory in Beijing.Carl Landry's agent threatens to "go Euro" too.TrueHoop reader Matt e-mails: "I think you should let everybody know that my NBA fanhood is open for business....

    Blog | July 24, 2008
  11. Say Goodbye to Josh Childress, Say Hello to Some NBA Soul-Searchi...

    Henry Abbott

    Josh Childress, former sixth overall pick in the NBA draft, and a player who played very well for an Atlanta team that put a real scare into the eventual champions, is leaving the NBA to play for Greece. He signed a contract today with Greek powerhou...

    Blog | July 23, 2008
  12. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Lakers vs. Jazz Bill Plaschke of the Los Angeles Times: "Twenty-one times, Kobe Bryant scored. Twenty-one times, he jabbed a 10-foot sword into a puffed-out chest. And basketball folks still have the nerve to call it a free throw? Not here. Not...

    Blog | May 05, 2008
  13. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Spurs vs. Suns Jack McCallum of Sports Illustrated: "Mike D'Antoni, the NBA's Coach of the Year for the 2004-05 season and the man credited with reinvigorating fast-break basketball in a league gone stale, will not be back to coach the Phoenix Suns f...

    Blog | April 30, 2008
  14. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Pistons vs. Sixers Bob Wojnowski of The Detroit News: "The young and impetuous must be dealt with severely, or they never learn. The Pistons tried to play nice with the 76ers, but play time is over. This first-round series should be a mismatch, and i...

    Blog | April 24, 2008
  15. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Tim Kawakami of the Mercury News on the loss to the Suns that will keep the Warriors from the playoffs: "After a horrendous first half out of Davis, Nelson benched Baron [Davis] for the entire second half-and then the second half just happened to fea...

    Blog | April 15, 2008
  16. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    The American government advises American's not to travel to Serbia. Four of the Americans playing for the Turkish Club Efes Pilsen (remember Loren Woods?) choose to follow that advice, which keeps them from a scheduled game in Belgrade. And now there...

    Blog | February 27, 2008