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  1. The Nets won't win titles like that

    Henry Abbott

    Say what you will about the glory days of Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce, but the Nets are out of the title hunt for the long haul after that lopsided Celtics deal. Ethan Sherwood Strauss on Brooklyn and Boston, as well as moves he hated from the Bobc...

    Blog | June 28, 2013
  2. The Celtics' lethal inability to score

    Henry Abbott

    The Celtics have proved over the past several years that they know how to teach newcomers about their defensive system. Every season of the Kevin Garnett era they have added new, inexpensive and generally unproven defensive players. And every year, a...

    Blog | January 04, 2013
  3. All that is wrong with the Heat

    Henry Abbott

    J. Meric/Getty Images After what Kevin Garnett did to them in Game 5, Miami is cloaked in doom. LeBron James AND Dwyane Wade AND Chris Bosh, all the best free agents of the best free agent class ever, uniting on the same team -- in a comfy climate ...

    Blog | June 07, 2012
  4. HoopIdea: Rules that last all game

    Henry Abbott

    Sometimes being an NBA official is tough. But this time, referee Michael Smith had a gimme. About five feet in front of him, the Celtics' Kevin Garnett delivered an offensive foul combination platter to Sixers swingman Andre Iguodala: One part mov...

    Blog | May 17, 2012
  5. Kevin Garnett on the attack

    Henry Abbott

    Jesse Garrabrant/NBAE/Getty Images Kevin Garnett was far too intense for the Sixers in Game 3. PHILADELPHIA -- For all the deftness and agility of Rajon Rondo, Sixers point guard Jrue Holiday might have been the player who had the easiest time gett...

    Blog | May 16, 2012
  6. NBA Today: Andre Iguodala

    Henry Abbott

    Andre Iguodala joins us by phone, live from the cold tub at the Sixers' training facility, to talk about the late offensive foul he drew on Kevin Garnett that turned Game 2. Knowing that at the time of the game it's often "anything goes," when he ...

    Blog | May 15, 2012
  7. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Truth About It is insanely fun to read. For instance, do you want to know why Flip Saunders trashed his own clipboard in that game against the Celtics? They have you covered. Precisely what kind of fruit did Kevin Garnett grunt at, and then eat, as h...

    Blog | January 23, 2012
  8. Paul Pierce on Chris Paul and Dwight Howard

    Henry Abbott

    The Celtics star remembers, back in the days before Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen, being the injured star of a team that lost 18 straight games. Paul Pierce shared some perspective on starring on bad teams with's Jessica Camerato: "When you'...

    Blog | December 13, 2011
  9. The ending: Bad, or ugly?

    Henry Abbott

    These CBA talks have had several memorable blowups, perhaps the most spectacular of which came a month ago, with the Oct. 4 Kevin Garnett show, which coincided with David Stern's showy display of the league's willingness to give players half of all b...

    Blog | November 03, 2011
  10. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Mike Wise of The Washington Post: "If Kevin Garnett's contract was the flashpoint of the 1999 lockout - his $126 million dwarfed the $85 million paid years earlier for the entire Minnesota franchise, thus making it hard for a small-market team like t...

    Blog | August 25, 2011
  11. Kevin Garnett when it really matters

    Henry Abbott

    Elsa/Getty Images Marquis Daniels was temporarily paralyzed. Kevin Garnett just kept telling him he'd be okay. The worst moment of Marquis Daniels' basketball career came on February 6 of this year. He's still not cleared for full contact, as he re...

    Blog | August 09, 2011
  12. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    An amazing list of all the public jerky things Kevin Garnett has done. Spike Lee tells ESPNNewYork"s Jared Zwerdling: "[Kevin] Garnett needs to calm the f--- down. There's no reason he should be cursing at me the way he did the last game. So you can...

    Blog | February 07, 2011
  13. Mid-season medical concerns

    Henry Abbott

    A fairly brilliant little comic involving Blake Griffin, Kevin Garnett (and, I guess, part of Channing Frye), LeBron James and Kobe Bryant....

    Blog | February 03, 2011
  14. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    According to a litigation and labor attorney from Chicago, today's NBA is actually very similar to the league's golden era of the 1980s. Unfortunately, today's NBA audience seemingly wants NFL-style parity. Speaking of the 1980s versus today,

    Blog | December 30, 2010
  15. A case of seriousinjuryaphobia

    Henry Abbott

    Matt McHale is the founder of the ESPN TrueHoop Network blog By The Horns. You can also follow him at Basketbawful. Follow him anywhere else and he'll file a restraining order. All hail mighty Science! For it has brought us many delights and wonde...

    Blog | December 30, 2010
  16. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Julian Benbow of the Boston Globe: "Glen Davis had no idea what happened. He did what he normally does when he sees Kevin Garnett finish a dunk - he sprinted back on defense. But when he looked up, Garnett was still at the other end of the floor. 'I ...

    Blog | December 30, 2010