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  1. Thanks, Coach Vogel. Now what?

    Henry Abbott

    HoopIdea began with the conviction that NBA basketball was the best game ever, but could be even better. To that end, we opened channels of communications to ESPN.com readers, to hear how they thought the game could be better. You know what they w...

    Blog | May 14, 2012
  2. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Buck Harvey of the San Antonio Express-News: Coaches torture themselves over success, and Gregg Popovich has been lately. He's been wondering out loud among his staff that, well, wouldn't it be better to lose a game? "That's why," one of his assistan...

    Blog | May 08, 2012
  3. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Randy Galloway of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram: "Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals gave us the answer. Q -- Who stops Dirk for the Oklahoma City Thunder? Let's see now: The Thunder ran Serge Ibaka at him, then Nick Collison, and after that it w...

    Blog | May 18, 2011
  4. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel: "Dwight Howard faces a one-game suspension -- his second of the season -- after picking up his 18th technical foul in the Magic's 111-102 overtime victory Wednesday night against the Charlotte Bobcats, a game un...

    Blog | April 07, 2011
  5. Chris Ballard faces the king of Pop-a-Shot

    Henry Abbott

    If you are a basketball fan with a television you probably know about Ricardo the busboy, who has humiliated one NBA star after another on Jimmy Kimmel Live. The game is Pop-a-Shot, or a variation thereof, the basket-shooting game you find in bars...

    Blog | January 05, 2011
  6. Video: Steve Nash's charity soccer game

    Henry Abbott

    Brandon Jennings lived in Italy, and had a pair of soccer cleats custom made for him as a gift from his shoe company. Those two facts tell us nothing real about his soccer skills, but nevertheless I entered the Sara D. Roosevelt Park, just south of ...

    Blog | June 24, 2010
  7. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Mark Heisler of the Los Angeles Times: "Thanks, Big Laker in the Sky. The Lakers didn't win Game 5 Thursday night, they put it in the hands of the gods and let them sort it out. Tantalizing the Suns, the gods let Phoenix come from 18 points down in t...

    Blog | May 28, 2010
  8. Lunch at Ikea

    Henry Abbott

    Professional basketball player Coleman Collins has written many tremendous TrueHoop posts about Steve Nash's charity soccer game, Paris, a fashion show, Germany, Iran, and more. Today, he writes about applying culinary lessons honed in Georgia to a l...

    Blog | November 09, 2009
  9. A Sonic Fan's Sentence

    Henry Abbott

    PN of SuperSonicSoul, a guy who maintains his Sonics blog even though there are no more Sonics, was excited for his six-year-old daughter's soccer team. At their first game, they were going to choose the team's name, and there were lots of go...

    Blog | September 21, 2009
  10. Marc Stein, Live Tweeting from Steve Nash's Charity Soccer Game

    Henry Abbott

    In downtown Manhattan, Marc Stein is once again playing in Steve Nash's magnificent soccer charity game, featuring players like Nash, Tony Parker, Jason Kidd, Grant Hill, Chris Bosh, Raja Bell, Claudio Reyna, Thierry Henry, Javier Zanetti, Salomo...

    Blog | June 24, 2009
  11. The Steve Nash Charity Soccer Game in New York City

    Henry Abbott

    It's back on again this year, for the night before the draft. Wednesday, June 24, at 6 p.m., at Sara D. Roosevelt Park Chrystie and Houston streets in New York City. Steve Nash, Tony Parker, Jason Ki...

    Blog | June 17, 2009
  12. Soccer Stars: Steve Nash, Baron Davis, Thierry Henry and Company

    Henry Abbott

    ESPN's Marc Stein has word that Steve Nash and many of his friends -- including several NBA players, and some of the best soccer players on the planet -- will be playing a soccer game tomorrow afternoon in New York City to raise money for charity. It...

    Blog | June 24, 2008
  13. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Celtics vs. Cavaliers Bob Ryan of The Boston Globe: '"The Truth' may be a reach, but he sure lived up to his Captain's title yesterday. Paul Pierce brought his certified 'A' game to a deciding seventh game against the Cavaliers. He stood tall in the ...

    Blog | May 19, 2008
  14. Friday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Brian Windhorst of the Akron Beacon-Journal: "James scored just 14 points on a woeful 4-of-16 shooting, which indicated just how off his normal production he was as he struggled to find space to operate. Unlike previous games in these playoffs when t...

    Blog | June 08, 2007
  15. Defining Manu

    Henry Abbott

    If you read all of today's game stories, no one seems to do a great job of making clear what it is that makes San Antonio's Manu Ginobili--the man of the hour--so good. Possibly the best write-up of his masterful performance last night is here. And S...

    Blog | May 18, 2005