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  1. Pity the fighters

    Henry Abbott

    Nikki Boertman/NBAE/Getty Images In trades, like one for Hasheem Thabeet, the Blazers quit competing. We like sports because they are like life, but cleaner, with pretty uniforms, clear rules, in-your-face competition, instant justice and winners d...

    Blog | March 15, 2012
  2. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Geoff Calkins of The Commercial-Appeal: "Saturday is O.J. Mayo bobblehead night at FedExForum. Of course it is. Now, with extra bobble! Note the bigger than usual head! True fact: Last year, when the Grizzlies gave out Hasheem Thabeet growth charts, ...

    Blog | January 28, 2011
  3. Yao Ming and friends in Taipei

    Henry Abbott

    Yao Ming and a cast of NBA players -- Brandon Jennings, Aaron Brooks, Chase Budinger, DaJuan Summers, Hasheem Thabeet, Jeremy Lin etc. -- played in Taiwan a few weeks ago. Australian hoops writer Anton Trees was there, and provides the following acco...

    Blog | September 13, 2010
  4. The D-League is designed for young players to develop

    Henry Abbott

    There has been a lot of laughing at Hasheem Thabeet for being sent to the D-League, and I understand why, in theory. It's nobody's Plan A. But for crying out loud, is it really so shameful? He's a young, raw, big man. The D-League exists to hone t...

    Blog | February 26, 2010
  5. The Eight Biggest Stories of Summer League

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz The Las Vegas Summer League is a lot like the Sundance Film Festival of the NBA. Whereas the pageantry of most NBA games has gotten out of control, Summer League games are small indie productions. The event certainly has i...

    Blog | July 20, 2009
  6. Day Seven Summer League Roundup

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz Anthony Morrow set a new Summer League record with 47 points against the Hornets. Joe Alexander, as much as anyone on the Bucks' roster, will benefit from Brandon Jennings' fluency at running the break. Alexa...

    Blog | July 17, 2009
  7. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Memphis owner Michael Heisley tells 3 Shades of Blue about his team's decision to pick Hasheem Thabeet over Ricky Rubio: "So when we finally got together the last week or so and started going over everything we began to lean more and more to...

    Blog | July 09, 2009
  8. The Clippers Find A Willing Taker

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz The last time Quentin Richardson was a member of the Los Angeles Clippers, the Clips were a promising, young squad that included Elton Brand, Corey Maggette, Bobby Simmons and Chris Wilcox. Next week, Richardson will be shipp...

    Blog | July 01, 2009
  9. Draft Prospects Talk

    Henry Abbott

    In a hotel ballroom in New York, all kinds of NBA draft prospects just met with the teeming media. Some of what they said: Blake Griffin said that if he had the second pick in the draft, he'd use it on Hasheem Thabeet. Hasheem Thabeet says tha...

    Blog | June 24, 2009
  10. The Goofy Guide to the NBA Draft

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz You've reviewed the prospects' measurements. You've seen their projections as pro players. You've watched the buttoned-up interviews. But have you seen Stephen Curry's foray into variety comedy? Or caught...

    Blog | June 24, 2009
  11. Stephen Curry, Blake Griffin, and Hasheem Thabeet: Inside the Num...

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz It seems like we're privy to more information on draft prospects than ever this year. Want to see how a player shoots the ball? That's simple -- just press play on any number of workout videos that are floating around the ...

    Blog | June 23, 2009
  12. The Player to Root for on Draft Day

    Henry Abbott

    A lot of basketball fans are probably excited and curious to see the gamesmanship of draft day unfold. Where will big names like Ricky Rubio, Hasheem Thabeet and Stephen Curry will end up? Will Brandon Jennings' European foray pay dividends? What...

    Blog | June 22, 2009
  13. Hasheem Thabeet, in Song

    Henry Abbott

    Easily my favorite thing that was on TrueHoop yesterday was a link the Go Go's singing "We Got the Beat." If you are a fan of UConn center Hasheem Thabeet, who is likely to be very high draft pick next Thursday, then it's impossible...

    Blog | June 18, 2009
  14. The Draft Guru's Viewing Guide to the Final Four

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz I can't remember an April when the upcoming draft pool was less distinguishable than the Class of 2009. This much I know: Blake Griffin is a beast and Ricky Rubio is the Catalan Pete Maravich, though he may not even...

    Blog | April 02, 2009