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  1. Basketball Poetry

    Henry Abbott

    "The Crossover" is a novel made up of basketball poems, and the author is a guy in a Heat hat who might make you cry....

    Blog | March 21, 2014
  2. On behalf of skywalkers

    Henry Abbott

    But for the fact that it happened in preseason, this play is about as awesome as NBA basketball gets. Hats off to you, Mr. Glen Rice Jr. This unplanned, acrobatic, final-second, putback, game-extending psychoslam? This is precisely what people buy...

    Blog | October 09, 2013
  3. Joakim Noah teaching peace

    Henry Abbott

    Hats off to a crew that includes Joakim Noah, Taj Gibson, Ed Pinckney, Quentin Richardson, Isiah Thomas and many others for putting a lot of heart into a multi-faceted effort to address gang violence in Chicago. The NBA and its players are into an...

    Blog | September 26, 2012
  4. Buzzer beater breakdown

    Henry Abbott

    A few things I love about these highlights: DeAndre Jordan's finish was not at all easy. Hats off to him for being incredibly explosive. Also, how fantastic for basketball in Los Angeles, generally, that fans are up, loud and crazy cheering for bo...

    Blog | December 09, 2010
  5. Champions wear hats

    Henry Abbott

    The NBA Finals are the pinnacle of the sport. They're also a stressful event for small band of NBA employees who are charged with making certain the champions have championship hats, t-shirts and towels -- branded for their team -- at the ready insta...

    Blog | June 18, 2010
  6. The New Orleans Hornets without George Shinn

    Henry Abbott

    Amid reports that George Shinn may be selling his majority stake in the New Orleans Hornets to minority owner Gary Chouest has Ryan Schwan of Hornets247 affixing his research hat. First, he found that the most common criticism of Shinn -- that he'...

    Blog | April 09, 2010
  7. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz An interesting account of what went on in the Pacers' war room the night of the 2001 draft, and how the team landed the then-coveted Jamaal Tinsley. (Hat Tip: Indy Cornrows) The final post in a series of pieces of ho...

    Blog | September 08, 2009
  8. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    If you want a course in how NBA offenses work, step one is to set aside an hour to really dig into this amazing post with a zillion diagrams and 21 custom videos. Hats off. Can you imagine Derrick Rose with a wholly reliable jumper? Very tough to st...

    Blog | September 02, 2009
  9. Donte Greene, World's Highest Paid Lifeguard

    Henry Abbott

    Hats off to the young King who is humble about the fact that he used his lifeguard training, and heroic instincts, to save a woman who fell off a boat over Memorial Day weekend....

    Blog | May 27, 2009
  10. Hats Off to Chris Tomasson

    Henry Abbott

    Poor guy just lost his job, as the Rocky Mountain News has closed its doors. I haven't had a chance to talk to him yet, but he's certainly still trying. He just broke the story that the Nuggets are about to sign Jason Hart, and to get the wor...

    Blog | February 27, 2009
  11. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Hats off to Kevin Arnovitz, for running at TrueHoop from Phoenix over All-Star Weekend. Some highlights of his coverage: A Better All-Star Weekend, Rookie Challenge, Saturday Night Events, Sunday's Big Game, Your Nightmare Defender 1, Yo...

    Blog | February 16, 2009
  12. Hats off to Delonte West

    Henry Abbott

    There is a game that professional athletes play. Despite the fact that every single human is a human, with a wide array of emotions and vulnerabilities, athletes pretty much are supposed to pretend -- at least when the media is around -- that they ha...

    Blog | October 20, 2008
  13. Joakim Noah's Fantastic Mouth

    Henry Abbott

    From Joakim Noah's post-pick press conference: (Sighing) Wow. I'm going to the League, man. He was my coach in like tenth grade (pointing to gentleman in audience. ) This is crazy. Ask him if he thought I would be here with a Chicago Bulls hat. If h...

    Blog | June 29, 2007
  14. David Stern on Dan Patrick's Show

    Henry Abbott

    ESPN Insiders can hear the whole thing here. Stern is not charming -- he has his bully hat on with Dan Patrick -- but he is not, it strikes me, wrong, either. Some key Stern quotes: There is no way to know if someone is running out on the court as f...

    Blog | May 16, 2007
  15. James White Reaching for the Sky

    Henry Abbott

    The Spurs rookie makes a videotaped attempt to touch the very tippy top of the backboard, which, in case you haven't ever actually measured it, is super freaking high.Hat tip to Tim, who emailed this to me with the message that "being a Spurs fan is ...

    Blog | April 04, 2007
  16. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Geoff Petrie makes it pretty clear that Bonzi Wells will not be back. I have heard that the guy sitting to LeBron's left in the Nike hat is William Wesley. Hard to tell for certain. Can anyone who was actually in Las Vegas (hello Brian Wind...

    Blog | July 25, 2006