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  1. The NBA's "global money machine"

    Henry Abbott

    In Forbes' 2014 ranking of team values, the NBA is said to have become a "global money machine," with almost every team making money and franchises like the Knicks, Lakers and Bulls worth more than a billion dollars each. Editor Kurt Badenhausen expl...

    Blog | January 22, 2014
  2. Bad contracts, bad decisions

    Henry Abbott

    Amin Elhassan has identified some of the NBA's worst deals, and amazingly, almost all of them looked bad on the day they were signed, which is not flattering to NBA front offices. ...

    Blog | January 02, 2014
  3. Kyle Korver is not Ashton Kutcher

    Henry Abbott

    The record-setting Hawks 3-point shooter on learning from the past, having your brother run your Twitter account and looking like a movie star....

    Blog | December 23, 2013
  4. The all-time record that almost wasn't

    Henry Abbott

    Atlanta's Kyle Korver set a record by making a 3 in 90 consecutive NBA games -- and it never would have happened without a mid-game text message from an assistant coach's wife to her husband on the bench....

    Blog | December 09, 2013
  5. How to come from nowhere

    Henry Abbott

    Arturo Presotto/Iguana Press/Getty Images You've probably never heard of Gal Mekel, but your NBA team probably has. The Jazz were the first team to notice. Then the Timberwolves, Bucks, Pacers, Hawks, Grizzlies, Mavericks and others. Now many teams...

    Blog | June 25, 2013
  6. Break up the Heat if they lose?

    Henry Abbott

    The Heat get all kinds of strong emotions going, that's for sure. To some that means asserting that they are chronically flawed and need to make changes if they don't win a title every year. To others it means saying the Heat are bad for the league b...

    Blog | June 04, 2013
  7. Twitter NBA name mash-up game

    Henry Abbott

    [View the story "The NBA name game" on Storify]...

    Blog | May 17, 2013
  8. TrueHoop TV: Stein. Thorpe. Coaches.

    Henry Abbott

    Marc Stein and David Thorpe on coach of the year, coach of the playoffs, coaches on the hot seat, coaches doing smart things and coaches doing dumb things....

    Blog | May 08, 2013
  9. The best coach in the NBA

    Henry Abbott

    Kelley L Cox/USA TODAY SportsGeorge Karl won coach of the year, but ESPN Forecast's panel says Gregg Popovich is better.The NBA sent around the most interesting list: George Karl 404 Erik Spoelstra 190 Mike Woodson 127 Gregg Popovich 120 ...

    Blog | May 08, 2013
  10. TrueHoop TV: Thorpe's East picks

    Henry Abbott

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    Blog | April 18, 2013
  11. TrueHoop TV: Jamal Crawford remembers

    Henry Abbott

    Jamal Crawford has scored 40 points or more eight times in his career. In a little TrueHoop TV game show, Kevin Arnovitz resolved to test Crawford's memory of those games -- Crawford came up with eight answers, and a nice little Michael Jordan anecdo...

    Blog | April 08, 2013
  12. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    NBA hopefuls, and LaMarcus Aldridge, take note: An above average NBA 3-point shooter is far more valuable to his team than an above average 2-point shooter. Ian Levy writes for Hardwood Paroxysm about how we are funny in how we perceive 3s: "Corey B...

    Blog | April 04, 2013
  13. Looking ahead: Playoff matchups at a glance

    Henry Abbott

    They're lurking. This time of year strategy can get really weird, with all kinds of stuff happening besides every team trying to win every game. Some teams are out of the playoffs and tanking. Some teams are trying like hell just to make the playo...

    Blog | March 26, 2013
  14. In the NBA, dirty play wins

    Henry Abbott

    As a former nemesis of Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash, and many others, Bruce Bowen was long one of the NBA's nastiest defenders. Years after retirement, his most dangerous plays still draw traffic on YouTube. And even Bowen thought Dahntay Jones crossed...

    Blog | March 14, 2013
  15. TrueHoop TV: Channing Frye's scary diagnosis

    Henry Abbott

    In 2006, things were pretty scary for NBA hearts. The Hawks' Jason Collier had recently died of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, while a collection of players -- Fred Hoiberg, Robert Traylor and Ronny Turiaf among them-- needed heart surgery to avert dan...

    Blog | March 11, 2013
  16. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Brian Robb of CelticsHub: "The C's are taking better care of the ball than ever which leads us to an important question ... was Rondo the C's biggest turnover problem? The short answer is yes, yes he was. Outside of Pablo Prigoni and Earl Watson, Rondo...

    Blog | March 05, 2013