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  1. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Buck Harvey of the San Antonio Express-News: Coaches torture themselves over success, and Gregg Popovich has been lately. He's been wondering out loud among his staff that, well, wouldn't it be better to lose a game? "That's why," one of his assistan...

    Blog | May 08, 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

    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
  4. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Joey Villar of The Philippine Star: "After overpowering a PBA selection team with a never-ending barrage of slam dunks and highlight reels the other night, Kobe Bryant and his Smart All-Stars found a quicker and more game Smart Gilas Pilipinas but st...

    Blog | July 25, 2011
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Mark Murphy of the Boston Herald: "Doc Rivers thought he had waltzed around using the 'S' word during a very damning halftime talk. But no translation was needed for the subdued players sitting in front of him. After watching Ray Allen fall head-firs...

    Blog | March 22, 2011
  8. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Mike Bresnahan of the Los Angeles Times: "What problems? The Lakers peered into the swirling trade winds and stared down their still-angry opponents from last June, showing enough muscle and resolve Thursday to remind everybody they were still the tw...

    Blog | February 11, 2011
  9. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Benjamin Hochman of The Denver Post: "For George Karl, every day is Thanksgiving -- so imagine how special the actual Thanksgiving will be. This past year, Karl beat cancer -- again. This bout was the toughest, a grueling, fatiguing heavyweight slugf...

    Blog | November 24, 2010
  10. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Chris Dempsey of The Denver Post: "The trip was to see their head coach, a simple enough jaunt for players to help keep George Karl's spirits high. What some Nuggets weren't necessarily ready for, however, was how much seeing Karl would positively im...

    Blog | April 07, 2010
  11. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Mike Bresnahan of the Los Angeles Times: "When was the last time a boring, unimaginative six-game winning streak became a stellar, laudable seven-game winning streak? Wednesday night. The Lakers turned a near-flawless second half into a 92-83 victory...

    Blog | March 25, 2010
  12. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Mike McGraw of the Arlington Heights Daily Herald: "Parting can be sweet sorrow. Or in the case of Ben Gordon, who verbally agreed to join the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday, he feels sorry for some of those he's leaving behind in Chicago. &#3...

    Blog | July 02, 2009
  13. First Cup: Friday

    Nick Borges

    Jimmy Smith of The Times-Picayune: After joining the league in 1992, Silver has been the league's senior vice president and COO, NBA chief of staff, senior vice president of NBA Entertainment and special assistant to the commissioner before becoming ...

    Blog | February 14, 2014
  14. First Cup: Thursday

    Nick Borges

    Bill Plaschke of the Los Angeles Times: Yay? One of the most hyped teams in NBA history fell exhaustedly into the playoffs Wednesday. Appropriately, it happened with only three hours left in the season. Fittingly, it was clinched when they were just ...

    Blog | April 18, 2013
  15. First Cup: Wednesday

    Nick Borges

    Tony Bizjak, Dale Kasler and Ryan Lillis of The Sacramento Bee: The uncertainty over the future of the Sacramento Kings will linger at least into next week. Just as Mayor Kevin Johnson announced on Tuesday that a local investor group was finally read...

    Blog | April 17, 2013
  16. First Cup: Friday

    Nick Borges

    Buck Harvey of the San Antonio Express-News: David Stern said he wanted to "apologize to all NBA fans," and that was a start. Someone needed to be contrite about a schedule that matched the most rested vs. the most tired for a national television aud...

    Blog | November 30, 2012