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  1. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune: The Bulls took their recent spate of slow starts to a new low Sunday afternoon, missing 11 of their first 12 shots, committing seven first-quarter turnovers and trailing 27-6 at one point. "It's a big concern," co...

    Blog | April 09, 2012
  2. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Charles F. Gardner of the Journal Sentinel: LeBron James delivered a body blow as the Miami Heat came out punching against the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday night at the Bradley Center. But by the time the fourth quarter rolled around, it was the Heat...

    Blog | February 02, 2012
  3. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    John Canzano of The Oregonian: "The executives charged with conducting the latest round of job interviews at One Center Court believe there are a plenty of options available to the Trail Blazers when it comes to filling their vacant general manager p...

    Blog | September 22, 2011
  4. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Rick Bonnell of The Charlotte Observer: "The beginning of the end for Larry Brown as Charlotte Bobcats coach might have been an interview he gave on the eve of training camp. Even by Brown standards, this was remarkable bluntness. He said then that h...

    Blog | December 23, 2010
  5. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel: "Based on the precedent set only a week ago, Dorell Wright likely will miss at least the next two games with the Heat. That's the punishment the Timberwolves gave to center Al Jefferson after his recen...

    Blog | March 12, 2010
  6. Glee, Gloom, and the Great Unknown

    Henry Abbott

    Giddy. That was the mood in Boston after the Celtics dismantled the Cavaliers 105-94 in early March. The Celtics were playing without Kevin Garnett, and yet they thrived. The champions crushed the Eastern team that dared to question Celtic sup...

    Blog | April 16, 2009
  7. The Deep End of the Rotation: Assessing Playoff Benches

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz You know the sequence well: It's the start of the second quarter in a pivotal playoff game. We see repeated camera shots of the best players in the NBA, and they're ... resting on the bench. Fans know those players ne...

    Blog | March 16, 2009
  8. 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
  9. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Michael Grange of the Globe and Mail: "One of the most accomplished players in Canadian basketball history, Jay Triano, 50, will make his debut as the Toronto Raptors' bench boss tonight in Salt Lake against the Utah Jazz, becoming the first Canadian...

    Blog | December 05, 2008
  10. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Lakers vs. Celtics Steve Springer of the Los Angeles Times: "The primary targets are always the same: Kobe Bryant first, then Coach Phil Jackson, and on to Lamar Odom or Derek Fisher or Pau Gasol. But not Sunday. The days ahead will offer plenty of...

    Blog | June 02, 2008
  11. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Jazz vs. Lakers Kurt Kragthorpe of The Salt Lake Tribune: "This was the Jazz's best shot, the game they will remember all summer. Wednesday's Game 5 of their playoff series with the Los Angeles Lakers will tease them, bother them, torture them every ...

    Blog | May 15, 2008
  12. Who is Going to Fix the Culture of the Chicago Bulls?

    Henry Abbott

    Something is wrong in Chicago. The team that a lot of people picked to win the East this year has become one of the most bitter and miserable franchises in recent memory. (You don't believe me? Check out the tone on BlogaBull, one of the best team bl...

    Blog | April 17, 2008
  13. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Once again, I'm on the road today -- I'm joining Will Leitch, among others, on a panel about sports blogging at the Sports Business Journal conference in New York. But there should be some action here nonetheless. TrueHoop reader Michael watched De...

    Blog | November 13, 2007
  14. The War in John Paxson's Mind

    Henry Abbott

    John Paxson may look calm on the outside. (Getty Images) Chicago Bulls general manager John Paxson took over a lousy team four years ago. Without breaking the bank (yet) Paxson has assembled (Insider) what is likely the finest collection of young ...

    Blog | May 10, 2007
  15. Last Night of the Season

    Henry Abbott

    OK, here we go. I have snacks. I have League Pass. I have four remote controls. I have a commitment to try to keep tabs on at least one jillion of tonight's ten jillion games. I have cleared the next several hours of my schedule, and I am determined ...

    Blog | April 18, 2007
  16. The Chicago Bulls are the Greatest Team in the History of Sports

    Henry Abbott

    Yup, I have been betting again. This time, I bet Kelly Dwyer that my Blazers would beat the nine-point spread against his beloved Bulls. Loser writes an essay about how great the winner's team is. Kelly's got a way with words, and I was so looking fo...

    Blog | March 27, 2007