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  1. Just pick me already: Kevin Anderson, part 2

    Henry Abbott

    Justin Edmonds, Getty Images Sport Kevin Anderson hit huge shots leading Richmond to the Sweet 16. Now he's hoping to be drafted. Graduating Richmond Spiders guard Kevin Anderson is not on most draft boards. At 6-0, he lacks NBA size. And as a four...

    Blog | May 16, 2011
  2. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Phil Jasner of the Philadelphia Daily News: "It does not seem to matter that Allen Iverson is 35, that his best days are behind him, that he struggled last season in three games with the Memphis Grizzlies and 25 with the 76ers. All that matters is, A...

    Blog | November 09, 2010
  3. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Nick Friedell of "Vinny Del Negro stood in front of the microphone at his postgame news conference in a daze. He stared at the numbers on the sheet in front of him and couldn't believe what he was seeing. Nets 103 Bulls 101. The Bull...

    Blog | December 09, 2009
  4. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Kyle Neddenriep and Mike Wells of The Indianapolis Star: "Greg Oden's high school coach, Jack Keefer, said he had planned on attending Wednesday's game at Conseco Fieldhouse. 'Doggone it,' Keefer said Sunday. 'I'm just really disappointed for him bec...

    Blog | December 07, 2009
  5. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Dan Bickley of The Arizona Republic: "Already, this reshaped basketball team has become the talk of the NBA, just like it did in 2004. That's when the run-and-gun Suns were formed, a team that sparked a revolution in the NBA. This team is much differ...

    Blog | November 11, 2009
  6. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Ronald Tillery of The Commercial-Appeal: "From talk radio to message boards to water coolers in the workplace, Allen Iverson's departure has been controversial and a hot issue. The Griz sold additional tickets and ratcheted up their marketing campaig...

    Blog | November 10, 2009
  7. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Geoff Calkins of The Commercial-Appeal: "The Grizzlies should never have signed Allen Iverson. By signing him and then losing him, they're making it harder for everyone. Lionel Hollins will be known as the coach who ran Iverson out of the game. MikeC...

    Blog | November 09, 2009
  8. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Eddie Sefko of The Dallas Morning News: "The NBA is the ultimate what-have- you-done lately league. A day after Dirk Nowitzki's outrageous fourth quarter against Utah, everybody was still talking about it. Good thing. That way they didn't have to tal...

    Blog | November 05, 2009
  9. Friday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    An analysis saying Will Bynum has been better this season, per minute, than Allen Iverson. Jason Whitlock of Fox Sports takes it 60 steps further, and nearly implicates Iverson in the collapse of modern society. One thing in particular stuck in my cr...

    Blog | April 10, 2009
  10. NBA: No Bodies Available

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz The playoff run is heating up. It's a fan's dream, with top teams in both conferences jockeying for position with the postseason looming. And yet ... as Stephon Marbury (a player deemed unsuitable to be a New York Kni...

    Blog | March 09, 2009
  11. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Tom Ziller of Sactown Royalty on John Salmons vs. Kobe Bryant: "If Salmons weren't a teetotaler, he would've earned himself a comped night at the Hardwood Suite for his battle with Kobe. Kobe hit one more FG than Johnny ... while taking 12 more shots...

    Blog | December 10, 2008
  12. Marc Stein on his Time in the Soccer Spotlight

    Henry Abbott

    ESPN's Marc Stein was at last Thursday's NBA draft. But his heart wasn't. His heart was still in the aftershocks of the emotional earthquake of Wednesday, which was the greatest sporting day of Marc Stein's life. As part of a charity event, Stein ...

    Blog | June 30, 2008
  13. 2001, When the Near-Perfect Lakers Almost Imploded

    Henry Abbott

    Kobe Bryant's too selfish. He doesn't know how to succeed in a team concept. He's at odds with the coaching staff and his teammates. He's playing too hard. He has blinders on. Kobe Bryant's the best player in basketball, and the Lakers are holding ...

    Blog | June 10, 2008
  14. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Pistons vs. Sixers Bob Wojnowski of The Detroit News: "The young and impetuous must be dealt with severely, or they never learn. The Pistons tried to play nice with the 76ers, but play time is over. This first-round series should be a mismatch, and i...

    Blog | April 24, 2008
  15. TrueHoop's Stat Geek Smackdown: 2008 Playoffs

    Henry Abbott

    TrueHoop's Stat Geek Smackdown is back for the 2008 NBA playoffs.

    Story | Conversation | April 18, 2008
  16. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Michael Lee of the Washington Post: "Duncan was asked if he was honored that so many teams are making major moves because of him. 'No, I'm not honored in any way. I'm a little [ticked] off,' Duncan said, jokingly."Utah's win in Denver last night was,...

    Blog | February 07, 2008