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  1. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Brian T. Smith of The Salt Lake Tribune: A public feud between Jazz CEO Greg Miller and Hall of Fame forward Karl Malone is finally over. Miller and Malone exchanged smiles and warmly embraced Wednesday night in an EnergySolutions tunnel, minutes bef...

    Blog | April 05, 2012
  2. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel: "Since Isiah Thomas' arrival in 2009 as coach at Florida International University, there has been more than a touch of suspicion from local NBA fans about what exactly the Hall of Fame guard was up to ...

    Blog | October 03, 2011
  3. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Gary Washburn of The Boston Globe: "At the Hall of Fame reunion dinner last night, where several of the game's greatest congregate to celebrate the new class, commissioner David Stern appeared hopeful about a labor agreement despite the fact that the...

    Blog | August 12, 2011
  4. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Lacy J. Banks of the Chicago Sun-Times: "After seven years of rejection by the Basketball Hall of Fame, former Bulls assistant Tex Winter, 89, finally will get in. So will Dennis Rodman. And sources say Chicago native and 76ers great Maurice Cheeks a...

    Blog | April 04, 2011
  5. A Pacers blog on Reggie Miller

    Henry Abbott

    Tim Donahue on Eight Points Nine Seconds (a website named in honor, it ought to be pointed out, of a few seconds of Reggie Miller's careeer): Reggie Miller won't make the Hall of Fame this year. Apparently, he wasn't even deemed good enough to be...

    Blog | February 18, 2011
  6. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Joakim Noah, quoted by Mike McGraw of the Daily Herald, talking about Cleveland fans: "You guys are waiting for this moment for five months and you guys are chanting, 'Scottie Pippen,' a Hall of Fame player with six rings? Like that's a bad thing? Co...

    Blog | December 07, 2010
  7. Karl Malone's secret message

    Henry Abbott

    In the week of his Hall of Fame induction, here's a great tale of how Karl Malone inspired a blogger's grandma....

    Blog | August 10, 2010
  8. Don Nelson: Almost coached Larry Bird, Tim Duncan

    Henry Abbott

    As Don Nelson sits a game away from having the most wins of any coach in NBA history, he tells ESPN's Marc Stein that he doesn't much care if he makes the Hall of Fame or not. And if he has any regrets, it's mostly to do with two jobs he might have h...

    Blog | April 06, 2010
  9. Colangelo, Stern and revamping the Hall of Fame

    Henry Abbott

    By John Hollinger DALLAS - This may not be the NBA's greatest weakness, but it's a weakness nonetheless: The league has been a poor steward of its own history. This can be seen in any number of ways, from the scarce footage of games as recent a...

    Blog | February 15, 2010
  10. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Phil Sheridan of The Philadelphia Inquirer: "The 76ers staged a very moving tribute to Allen Iverson last night. It was a perfect way to induct a retired superstar into the team's Hall of Fame: sold-out arena, stirring highlight video, the works. Exc...

    Blog | December 08, 2009
  11. Limits and Illusions: Michael Jordan in the NBA at 50

    Henry Abbott

    A Joke The night Michael Jordan was inducted into the Hall of Fame, he ended his induction speech with these words: "One day you might look up and see me playing the game at 50. Don't laugh. Never say never, because limits, like fears, are...

    Blog | September 22, 2009
  12. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    You know how Michael Jordan threatened, in his Hall of Fame induction speech, to return to the NBA? Dwight Jaynes: "He's a huge failure in the NBA front office, so I guess his only choice for further attention is to make yet another comeback...

    Blog | September 15, 2009
  13. Do We Need an NBA Hall of Fame?

    Henry Abbott

    An impassioned and informed plea for a place that honors NBA achievements above all else....

    Blog | September 14, 2009
  14. Hall of Fame Enshrinement Highlights

    Henry Abbott


    Blog | September 11, 2009
  15. Liveblogging the 2009 Hall of Fame Enshrinement

    Henry Abbott

    Join us for live coverage from Springfield of the enshrinement of Michael Jordan, John Stockton, David Robinson, Jerry Sloan, C. Vivian Stringer. <a href="

    Blog | September 11, 2009
  16. Five Michael Jordan Moments I'll Never Forget

    Henry Abbott

    TrueHoop at the Hall of Fame Celebrating Michael Jordan, David Robinson, John Stockton and Jerry Sloan. * MJ talks to Wilbon at length. * MJ: "There will never be another Michael Jordan." * Self motivation, John Stock...

    Blog | September 11, 2009