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  1. Everybody Know Uncle Wes?

    Henry Abbott

    Matt Watson of Detroit Bad Boys e-mails: Have you heard of Marquise Walker? The "nation's best six-year-old basketball player?" He's got game, but the odd thing is that his dad (or somebody, I don't know) likes to put him in front of rando...

    Blog | December 08, 2006
  2. The Spurs' unconventional crunch time

    Henry Abbott

    Scott Halleran/Getty Images James Harden's shot got the Rockets the win, but the game could have gone very differently. James Harden had just hit one of the prettier late-game shots of the season -- it turned out to be a game winner -- and the ball...

    Blog | March 25, 2013
  3. Jeremy Lin, all in

    Henry Abbott

    Layne Murdoch/NBAE/Getty ImagesOn the nights he performs best, Jeremy Lin lacks any instinct for self preservation.Jeremy Lin played out of his mind for 26 games last season and became a global sensation. Then he got hurt and missed the rest of the s...

    Blog | December 11, 2012
  4. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Linda Robertson of The Miami Herald: In Game 4 of the NBA Finals, the Heat was down. But not out. The Heat stumbled. But got up. Miami's quest for a title became acutely painful Tuesday. But afterward, bliss. It took a collective effort - big baskets...

    Blog | June 20, 2012
  5. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Watching the Bulls in overtime on Sunday night I had something of an epiphany. They just played so hard and together on both ends. So many Bulls seem to love that very intense time of the game. The Pistons got the first rebound of overtime, and then ...

    Blog | April 16, 2012
  6. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Anthony Rieber of Newsday: Carmelo Anthony and Amar'e Stoudemire walked off the court at the end of the third quarter Sunday with the Knicks trailing by 16 points. They never got back in the game as the Knicks lost to the 76ers , 106-94. Mike D'Anton...

    Blog | March 12, 2012
  7. NBA Today: Royce Webb on HoopIdea

    Henry Abbott

    On Monday I was in Bristol, and in the cafeteria at lunch things got pretty exciting discussing HoopIdea, and ways the NBA should change to make a better, more exciting game. Tim Duncan is essentially a perfect basketball player. But very few peop...

    Blog | March 08, 2012
  8. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Howard Beck of The New York Times: Carmelo Anthony appeared disengaged for most of the night, shot poorly (2 for 12) and came up empty when he returned for the final four minutes of the game after the Knicks' bench got them back in the game. He finis...

    Blog | March 07, 2012
  9. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    "I dunked on a girl, I got beat in a 3-point contest by a musician, and complained about a call -- which I didn't think I'd do in a charity game." Matt Bonner is fantastic, as is this Basketball Jones video of straight Canadian hoops. I really don'...

    Blog | September 21, 2011
  10. The D-League has George Karl's answer

    Henry Abbott

    The NBA playoffs have been fantastic so far. If there's one really bad thing, though, it's that the Thunder got a key bucket in a thrilling game against the Nuggets on a crucial -- and fairly blatantly incorrect -- no-call. The rules state that playe...

    Blog | April 18, 2011
  11. The truth about Kobe Bryant in crunch time

    Henry Abbott

    Stephen Dunn/Getty Images Sport At the end of Game 2 of the 2009 Finals, the Magic knew who to guard, and got the block. Ask pundits. Ask general managers. Ask players. Ask almost anybody. Who would you like to have take the last shot with the g...

    Blog | January 28, 2011
  12. Evan Turner as Grant Hill 2.0?

    Henry Abbott

    Philadunkia's Tom Sunnergren caught up with second overall pick Evan Turner at a Sixers' beach event, and they got to talking about players Turner patterns himself after. I asked him if there any other players in the game, past or present who he vie...

    Blog | August 03, 2010
  13. The Celtic bench will not calm down

    Henry Abbott

    Brian Babineau /NBAE/Getty Images Nate Robinson knows how to take the energy of a game in one direction: Up. Talking about the Celtics' bench earlier in the Finals, Phil Jackson observed that "they played desperate, and they got away with it." D...

    Blog | June 14, 2010
  14. Your move, Phil Jackson

    Henry Abbott

    If you haven't yet seen Kevin Arnovitz's breakdown of how Ray Allen got open in Game 2, stop reading this and go watch that. And it brings up an interesting little playoff point: Winning a series is often about making opponents think, which often ...

    Blog | June 07, 2010
  15. Sometimes the highlights do tell the story

    Henry Abbott

    How any basketball game is won or lost is complicated. A zillion things go into it. And no highlight package can tell the whole story. But this one tells us something about how the Warriors got outscored by 18 in the final quarter. There are fi...

    Blog | March 12, 2010
  16. Kobe Bryant in a nutshell

    Henry Abbott

    Kobe Bryant fans, stat geeks and referee conspiracy theorists -- everyone got what they wanted from last night's Lakers win over the Bucks. Kobe Bryant fans That's what he does, right? That game-winner over Charlie Bell is precisely the reason th...

    Blog | December 17, 2009