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  1. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Buck Harvey of the San Antonio Express-News: Tony Parker shook hands with the Spaniards, then made one, final Olympic gesture. He smashed his goggles onto the floor. A few hours later, near the same spot where pieces of plastic had skidded, Manu Gino...

    Blog | August 09, 2012
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  3. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Doug Smith of the Toronto Star: The debate can rage about who should guard who and who should start and finish games and the intricacies of the defensive schemes employed by the Oklahoma City Thunder and Miami Heat in the NBA final. But the undercurr...

    Blog | June 14, 2012
  4. A better option than a superstar

    Henry Abbott and Ryan Feldman

    Evan Gole/NBAE/Getty Images Even when you include Kevin Durant, open role players score better than superstars in the clutch. Time is short in a crucial playoff game. Your team is desperate for a bucket. If you're lucky, the story goes, your tea...

    Blog | June 05, 2012
  5. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Ron Borges of the Boston Herald: In sports you often don't know when a game is being decided. While some things are obvious it is most often the little things that separate those going on from those going home. A critical but mostly unnoticed case in...

    Blog | May 11, 2012
  6. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune: With the NBA's best record, the Bulls know they can beat anybody. Still, there are moments in any season where statements must be made. And, having dropped five of their last six games to teams in playoff position...

    Blog | February 17, 2012
  7. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Bob Sansevere of the Pioneer Press: Even though Kevin Love would have been a restricted free agent and not likely to leave next season, the Wolves had to send a message to Love, his teammates and fans that they were committed to keeping him as a core...

    Blog | January 26, 2012
  8. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Cathal Kelly of the Toronto Star: "The players got what they wanted a long time ago - the shelving of the proposal for a hard salary cap. The owners continue to get what they want with each passing day. It made sense for the players to press their ca...

    Blog | November 02, 2011
  9. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    John Rohde of The Oklahoman: "Kevin Durant's following on Twitter has more than tripled since the two-time NBA scoring champ arrived in Oklahoma City in July of 2008. At the moment, he is roughly 40,000 followers short of 1 million, a mark reached by...

    Blog | October 06, 2011
  10. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Gil LeBreton of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram: "Desperate times call for desperate lineup changes. Desperate rebounding. Desperate fourth-quarter defense. For the Dallas Mavericks, facing a nine-point, fourth-quarter deficit, times were desperate. The...

    Blog | June 08, 2011
  11. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Bob Young of The Arizona Republic: "Grant Hill's essay for the New York Times eloquently rebutted the statements from former members of Michigan's 'Fab Five' aimed at Duke's Black players. In fact, you might say Hill's response to the 'Uncle Tom' ass...

    Blog | March 18, 2011
  12. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Ronald Tillery of The Commercial-Appeal: "When Lenny Wilkens took his fifth coaching job 17 years later, he went straight to Martin Luther King Jr.'s grave from the airport the day he arrived in Atlanta. Perspective. After he was first drafted into t...

    Blog | January 17, 2011
  13. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Ronald Tillery of The Commercial-Appeal: "A stalemate between the Grizzlies and their first-round draft picks has ended with the team agreeing to remove performance-based bonuses in its contract offers. Xavier Henry and Greivis Vasquez agreed in prin...

    Blog | September 16, 2010
  14. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Michael Lee of The Washington Post: "The best thing about the reunion of Michael Jordan and Kwame Brown with the Charlotte Bobcats is that both men are in completely different places right now. Jordan isn't trying to scratch a final itch while provin...

    Blog | August 26, 2010
  15. Magic Johnson sought elite teammates too

    Henry Abbott

    Magic Johnson joins the cavalcade of those saying, essentially, hey LeBron James, real men don't play with superstars. "We didn't think about it 'cause that's not what we were about," Johnson said at Baruch College in New York, according to Bloomber...

    Blog | July 21, 2010
  16. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Cam Inman of The Oakland Tribune: "New Warriors majority owner Joseph Lacob is ... Well, he is not the old Warriors owner, so he has that going for him in the bloodshot eyes of arguably the NBA's most desperate and loyal fan base. He also is not Orac...

    Blog | July 16, 2010
  17. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Michael Grange of the Globe and Mail: "Chris Bosh heads to the Heat with no regrets. The former Toronto Raptors star was interviewed on The Fan 590 Tuesday afternoon and came off as a man with a clear conscience; casting his use of Twitter as his pri...

    Blog | July 14, 2010