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  1. The gaps in NBA drug testing

    Henry Abbott

    Franck Fife/AFP/Getty Images The investigation into Lance Armstrong comes with hard lessons for major leagues like the NBA. The director general of the World Anti-Doping Agency, David Howman, recently singled out the NBA for "gaps" in its anti-dopi...

    Blog | November 09, 2012
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  3. Tell me the NBA has no doping

    Henry Abbott

    The first in a TrueHoop series, inspired by recent Lance Armstrong news, examining PEDs and the NBA. It was a stunning Florida afternoon, a few years back. Somewhere a few courts over, under the warm sun, Maria Sharapova hit with a coach. On the...

    Blog | October 18, 2012
  4. Is the NBA divorcing the Olympics?

    Henry Abbott

    David Ramos/Getty Images The battle is on to control stars like LeBron James and Deron Williams in the NBA offseason. David Stern has been musing for months: Maybe it's time to take a page out of soccer's playbook by holding the best players in the...

    Blog | August 01, 2012
  5. The Miami Heat as Rorschach test

    Henry Abbott

    Two TrueHoop Network bloggers, John Krolik and Rob Mahoney, have held a debate at Pro Basketball Talk about whether or not the Miami Heat are good for NBA basketball. The whole thing is solid, but Cavs: The Blog's Krolik really gets on a roll, to ...

    Blog | September 14, 2010
  6. Counterfactual of the Day

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz Maybe it's the calendar, but my mouse keeps drifting unintentionally toward baseball-related content. From Maury Brown at The Biz of Baseball: The NBA will be forever indebted to Nike for taking a dynamic North Ca...

    Blog | April 02, 2009
  7. Meet Your Blogger: Michael Schwartz of Valley of the Suns

    Henry Abbott

    If you want to find the best young athletes in the nation, a college campus is a good place to look. The same goes for young sportswriters -- particularly if you're at the University of Arizona reading the sports section of the Daily Wildcat. Tha...

    Blog | February 10, 2009
  8. Mark Cuban: T-Shirt Metalhead

    Henry Abbott

    Mark Cuban dispenses a lot of business wisdom on his blog. Some of it strikes me as fascinating, much of it strikes me as brilliant, and occasionally a little of it strikes me as excessively adrenalized. He's just like that. He's Mr. Vigor, which...

    Blog | January 16, 2007
  9. Portland Fans: This is Serious

    Henry Abbott

    Here's the good news: Portland has young talented players and the future is bright. Depending what happens in the draft, potentially really bright. But the ownership end of things remains a pretty solid mess. As far as I know, no one has been able...

    Blog | January 12, 2007
  10. Pretty Great NBA Rumor Site

    Henry Abbott

    Hoopshype, Inside Hoops, the ESPN Insider--they all have their unique strengths. But if you're looking for a condensed version of the day's NBA news and rumors from all the daily newspapers, radio personality Ben Maller's site is as good as any of th...

    Blog | August 19, 2005
  11. More Enemies of the NBA Age Limit

    Henry Abbott

    It seemed like such a happy, healthy thing when it first came up. But now that it is becoming reality, the NBA's new age limit--players must be 19 and at least one year removed from high school to play in the NBA--is achieving all sorts of new enemie...

    Blog | July 26, 2005
  12. NBA schedule leaves suspense out of sport

    Ethan Sherwood Strauss

    Tom Haberstroh writes about how lack of rest for players harms the NBA product. I suggest you read that, given that it's good. Of particular interest (to me, possibly to you) is Tom's section on research done by the ever-sharp Neil Paine: "Brilian...

    Blog | September 11, 2014
  13. The view from Seattle

    Kevin Pelton

    SEATTLE -- There was a small victory for Seattle basketball fans (including me) Wednesday night. The town's resident NBA team, whatever opponent is playing the Oklahoma City Thunder (in this case the Memphis Grizzlies), knocked the Thunder out of the...

    Blog | May 17, 2013
  14. From diamond to hardwood: lessons in data

    Tom Haberstroh

    Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images Dirk throwing out a World Series first pitch isn't the only crossover between baseball and basketball. What's happening now in the NBA happened to the MLB about five years ago. There's no denying that the basketball wor...

    Blog | March 09, 2012
  15. "The Extra 2%" and the NBA

    Joe Treutlein of Hoopdata

    In many ways, Michael Lewis' "Moneyball" revolutionized the way people see baseball, while kick starting the advanced analytics movement in other sports. "The Extra 2%" by Jonah Keri details the improbable success of the Tampa Bay Rays and will undou...

    Blog | March 09, 2011
  16. Lakers ruin Allen's historic night

    ESPN Stats & Info

    Ray Allen set an NBA record passing Reggie Miller for most career three-point field goals, but the Los Angeles Lakers spoiled the celebration as they picked up an all-important road win and split the season series with the Boston Celtics. The Lake...

    Blog | February 11, 2011