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  1. LeBron James Gets His First Game-Winner

    Henry Abbott

    Brian Windhorst tells the tale: In the imagination, when LeBron James finally made his first game-winning shot it would be received with extreme jubilation. When the moment actually arrived, the overwhelming sentiment was relief. It wasn't to win a b...

    Blog | March 23, 2006
  2. This Would Make America Love the NBA Again

    Henry Abbott

    It's such a simple idea, and it would be cheap to produce. Here's how it goes: during the regular season and the playoffs, at least once a week or so there is a last-second game-winning shot. Whenever there is one, the NBA should instantly produce a...

    Blog | October 26, 2005
  3. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Lisa Dillman of the Los Angeles Times: "The Clippers scored five points in the final 8.5 seconds to defeat the Celtics, 92-90, the winning shot being a fadeaway jumper by Baron Davis at the buzzer. It stopped Boston's nine-game road winning streak, m...

    Blog | December 28, 2009
  4. What's With All the Good Young Rebounders?

    Henry Abbott

    Total rebound percentage is a powerful number to know. If a certain player is on the floor, what percentage of the missed shots does he grab? Big deal. Important to winning games. And if you want to be really good at it, it turns out you had better b...

    Blog | October 07, 2009
  5. One Shot, with the Game on the Line

    Henry Abbott

    Who would you pick to take that shot? In survey after survey, expert after expert has said: "Kobe Bryant." Roland Beech of just pored through five and a half years of game-winning shots however, and found that with the game on t...

    Blog | February 06, 2009
  6. 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
  7. Michael Jordan Game-Winners

    Henry Abbott

    This video is said to be the ten greatest Jordan game-winning shots of all time. One thing I noticed: they're all longish shots off the dribble. Even Michael Jordan--perhaps both the greatest darling of referees, and the greatest at-the-rim finisher ...

    Blog | October 04, 2006