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  1. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Brad Townsend of The Dallas Morning News: The revamping Mavericks agreed to contract terms Monday night with free agent guard O.J. Mayo, the third pick of the 2008 draft. Mayo, 24, tweeted the news at about 10:30 p.m., saying "I will be signing with ...

    Blog | July 17, 2012
  2. 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
  3. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Rick Bonnell of The Charlotte Observer: If you want to write off Michael Jordan as the guy who shouldn't be wearing a hockey jersey in Chicago when his NBA team is withering back in Charlotte, more power to you. If you want to conclude Rod Higgins is...

    Blog | April 26, 2012
  4. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Linda Robertson of The Miami Herald: Miami Heat coach and healer Erik Spoelstra has his players on a late-season "maintenance" program. Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau has also been giving his guys nights off and treating the battered Derrick Rose ...

    Blog | April 20, 2012
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Michael Lee of The Washington Post: John Wall squared up against the player whose career he would most like to duplicate and did his best to trade him acrobatic layup for head-scratching layup. And for a half, Wall held his own against Derrick Rose, ...

    Blog | January 31, 2012
  8. 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
  9. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Mike Wells of The Indianapolis Star: "Chris Mullin became a Hall of Famer for winning two Olympic gold medals, being selected to five All-Star teams and joining forces with Tim Hardaway and Mitch Richmond to form the high-scoring, entertaining trio '...

    Blog | August 11, 2011
  10. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel: "LeBron James still looks back, but only fleetingly. Instead, his primary focus is on bigger and better things for himself and his team. Speaking Monday in his native Akron, Ohio, where he was hosting ...

    Blog | August 09, 2011
  11. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Paola Boivin of The Arizona Republic: "... what Rick Welts, the Suns president and chief executive officer, decided to do Sunday even more impressive. He announced publicly he was gay. Welts, who was unavailable for comment, told The New York Times t...

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

    Henry Abbott

    Dave Hyde of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel: "Suddenly, a ghost went poof. Suddenly, a leprechaun went splat. Suddenly as the final seconds ticked down Monday night and the final rebound fell harmlessly to Chris Bosh, this finally was the Heat's nigh...

    Blog | May 10, 2011
  13. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Geoff Calkins of The Commercial-Appeal: "The Grizzlies didn't just defeat the Spurs -- the final was 104-86 -- they overpowered them with a breathtaking second-half run that made surrender seem like the only logical option. 'The second half was just ...

    Blog | April 26, 2011
  14. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Geoff Calkins of The Commercial-Appeal: "The Grizzlies have not exactly been on a magic carpet ride since they arrived in Memphis. It's been long and tortured road. But when the ball found Shane Battier and then the bucket, all things suddenly seemed...

    Blog | April 18, 2011
  15. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Jerry Brewer of The Seattle Times: "Business is bad, really bad. The league is making desperate decisions. Just as the Sonics were allowed to become the Oklahoma City Thunder, the Kings will become the Anaheim Royals soon. Why? Because Sacramento won...

    Blog | April 15, 2011
  16. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Dave McMenamin of ESPNLos Angeles.com: "Los Angeles' 120-106 loss to the Thunder on Sunday has the Lakers backed against a wall. It's about time. 'Maybe it puts us in a position that we need to be in where we have to [win],' said Lamar Odom. 'We have...

    Blog | April 11, 2011