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  1. Thunder not caring enough, or too much?

    Henry Abbott

    A quick spin through the media reaction to the Heat's Game 3 win reveals a theme: The Thunder need to care more, embrace the moment, play for today, fire all of their guns, be more rageful, raise the adrenaline level, go harder ... It's a juiced u...

    Blog | June 18, 2012
  2. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Bob Cooney of the Philadelphia Daily News: While stopped in his car in Manayunk on Christmas Eve, Lou Williams was approached by a man with a gun. The situation was deflated when the gunman recognized Williams and commended him for his work in the co...

    Blog | December 27, 2011
  3. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Jerry Zgoda of the Star Tribune: "Hired-gun lawyer David Boies late in the day on Monday announced the players were withdrawing that lawsuit filed in Northern California last week and consolidating it with the one they filed in Minneapolis at the sam...

    Blog | November 22, 2011
  4. Not your typical pickup game

    Henry Abbott

    HoopSpeak's Beckley Mason on his high-profile pickup game in Bangladesh: Five local soldiers surrounded our bench in camouflaged body armor, MP5 sub-machine guns slung over their shoulders and Glocks on their hips. Snipers paced the nearby rooflines...

    Blog | October 19, 2011
  5. More guns than sense

    Henry Abbott

    Matthew Wood/Getty Images News Javaris Crittenton's murder arrest re-opens a conversation about guns. Guns. I know! You're mad already! Just open the topic and people start yelling about this or that -- mostly about the government regulating gun...

    Blog | September 02, 2011
  6. What Andray Blatche did to deserve that

    Henry Abbott

    The filthiest Gilbert Arenas revelation ever has nothing to do with guns, and a lot more to do with Andray Blatche's shoe. The one Arenas pooped in. This is not some crazy allegation. Arenas has admitted it, and discussed it more than once with...

    Blog | November 11, 2010
  7. When there are guns in your locker room, call a reporter

    Henry Abbott

    Kevin Broom is a basketball fan, a TrueHoop reader, and a 15-year veteran of public relations. As he watched the Gilbert Arenas gun escapade play out in real time, he had a lot of thoughts about how the Wizards and Arenas could have handled things be...

    Blog | April 02, 2010
  8. The tricks of Gilbert Arenas

    Henry Abbott

    Several people saw Gilbert Arenas with guns in the Wizards' locker room last December. In the days and hours to follow, hard questions were asked. It would have been a great time for Arenas to "come clean" about his dispute with teammate Javaris C...

    Blog | March 26, 2010
  9. Guns in arenas

    Henry Abbott

    Zach Lowe of CelticsHub points us to page 105 of "When the Game Was Ours," the book Jackie MacMullan wrote with Larry Bird and Magic Johnson. It's part of a really troubling passage about how black players were treated in Boston decades ago. Rober...

    Blog | March 24, 2010
  10. The punishment of Gilbert Arenas

    Henry Abbott

    Wizards guard Gilbert Arenas is scheduled to be sentenced on Friday for bringing guns into Washington D.C. as part of a dispute with teammate Javaris Crittenton. Prosecutors are now calling for Arenas to serve three months in jail, three years' pr...

    Blog | March 23, 2010
  11. Crittenton could still be traded

    Henry Abbott

    By Chris Sheridan The NBA players' union announced this afternoon that Javaris Crittenton will not be appealing his season-long suspension for his role in the now-infamous gun incident in the Washington Wizards' locker room. One of the reason...

    Blog | February 02, 2010
  12. Gilbert Arenas against guns

    Henry Abbott

    Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images News Making amends with the public by penning an op-ed. In a Washington Post Op-Ed called "Learning to be a better role model," Gilbert Arenas writes about his responsibility to those who look up to him: I understan...

    Blog | February 01, 2010
  13. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Tom Scocca, on Slate, asking lots of hard questions, for instance: "If Arenas having guns in the locker room was so unthinkable, how was it that his teammate [Javaris] Crittenton allegedly had his own gun and ammunition at hand? That's a lot of firea...

    Blog | January 19, 2010
  14. Arn Tellem on NBA gun control

    Henry Abbott

    Arn Tellem, a powerful NBA agent, remembers a time when he was robbed at gunpoint in Washington D.C. A string of such incidents in the summer of 1974 led to the very kinds of District gun laws that Gilbert Arenas violated. Tellem is, by nature and...

    Blog | January 13, 2010
  15. Gilbert Arenas, kicked out of the star factory

    Henry Abbott

    The tide of media washed in, full of froth and accusation for Gilbert Arenas, the Wizards, gun culture, and everything else. Now it is slowly receding, leaving a fresh batch of bric-a-brac on the sand. This story exits leaving unanswered questions...

    Blog | January 11, 2010
  16. The potential Arenas impact on ALL contracts

    Henry Abbott

    By J.A. Adande The consensus from both members of the Washington Wizards organization and the NBA office is that actually voiding the remainder of Gilbert Arenas' contract for his violation of league rules by bringing guns into the locker room is ...

    Blog | January 06, 2010