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  1. Getting to know Mookie Betts a little better

    Mookie Betts

    Who is Mookie Betts? By now you have probably heard how he was nicknamed for former NBA guard Mookie Blaylock -- not 1986 Mets World Series hero Mookie Wilson. You know he got his first MLB hit in his debut game on "Sunday Night Baseball" at Yankee S...

    Blog | July 05, 2014
  2. Brad Stevens wastes no time getting to know Boston Celtics

    Chris Forsberg

    Brad Stevens relishes the opportunity to be fully immersed in the Celtics.

    Story | Conversation | July 07, 2013
  3. Getting to know Sully and Fab

    ESPNBoston.com

    A closer look at Celtics' first-round picks Jared Sullinger (a glimpse of his draft night after being snubbed by Newark) and Fab Melo (tracing his journey from Brazil to Boston):...

    Blog | June 29, 2012
  4. I don't think we're in Iowa anymore

    Henry Abbott

    On his GQ blog, Nick Collison recently divulged that one of his favorite things about being in the NBA is getting to know people from all over the world. For instance, even though he is from Iowa Falls (population: approximately one New York City ...

    Blog | June 18, 2012
  5. Mike Brown and Kobe Bryant, together

    Henry Abbott

    When Mike Brown and Kobe Bryant were first getting to know each other, Bryant was pleasantly surprised. Dave McMenamin reported on ESPNLosAngeles in mid-December: "What I've heard about him (before this season) was he was a pushover, he doesn't say ...

    Blog | January 03, 2012
  6. IUPUI's Todd Howard in familiar territory

    Eamonn Brennan

    The new building. The empty office. The unpacked boxes of knick-knacks and memorabilia. The awkward getting-to-know-you phase. The news conference performance. The fan-outreach efforts. The new home in the new community. This is the life of the co...

    Blog | October 12, 2011
  7. Behind enemy lines: Getting to know Philly

    Tom Haberstroh

    MIAMI -- You know how the old sports saying goes: Keep your teammates close, but your opponents closer. Well, close enough at least. Anyway, it's time to get to know the Heat's first-round opponent, the Philadelphia 76ers. After Friday's practice,...

    Blog | April 15, 2011
  8. Six Raptors reach double-digit scoring in home win

    Linas Kleiza scored 23 points, Jarrett Jack and Amir Johnson had 17 apiece and the Toronto Raptors beat the Suns 121-100 in a preseason game Sunday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | October 17, 2010
  9. Adande: Getting to know the real Karl Malone

    J.A. Adande

    J.A. Adande breaks down the Karl Malone he got to know.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2010
  10. NBA draft - How Magic Johnson inspires John Wall

    Elena Bergeron

    John Wall tells ESPN The Magazine a little about himself.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2010
  11. Mavs must put wins above minutes

    Ben Rogers

    SAN ANTONIO -- With bruised egos clearly in play and a season on the brink in San Antonio, the Dallas Mavericks must hope that Caron Butler, Shawn Marion and Brendan Haywood will be more motivated than despondent after getting to know the bench all t...

    Blog | April 24, 2010
  12. Two thoughts about players, agents and the NCAA

    Henry Abbott

    Honest agents Alonzo Mourning wrote a book called "Resilience" a few years ago. There's a passage where he talks about getting to know the doctor who would lead his recovery from kidney disease: Somebody asked, "Well, Doctor, what are the odds of [...

    Blog | February 26, 2010
  13. Mavs can't get lid off hoop

    Tim MacMahon

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- The Mavs shot 39 percent in the first half and have managed to get worse. Dallas is 6-of-16 from the floor in the third quarter. Orlando has limited the Mavs' transition opportunities, forcing a getting-to-know-each-other team ...

    Blog | February 19, 2010
  14. Getting to know Javaris Crittenton

    Henry Abbott

    There has been a ton of talk about what kind of guy Gilbert Arenas is. Many have assumed he's a thug, while those who know him laugh at that idea. Javaris Crittenton, though, "the other Wizard" involved -- people either don't know who he is or ass...

    Blog | January 21, 2010
  15. Cavs win in LeBron and Shaq's debut as teammates

    LeBron James and Shaquille O'Neal made their debut as Cleveland teammates on Tuesday night in the Cavaliers' 92-87 preseason-opening victory.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | October 06, 2009
  16. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Michael Grange of the Globe and Mail: "Toronto Raptors forward Chris Bosh has never felt better about being in Toronto, a city he's worked in for six NBA seasons but in some ways is just getting to know. 'It's kind of crazy, I've never spent...

    Blog | September 01, 2009