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  1. Talking honestly about tanking

    Royce Webb

    Adam Silver is the HoopIdea commish, and that's a very good thing for the NBA and its fans. As your new NBA editor Henry Abbott wrote this weekend, the buzzword in the NBA is innovation. Another hot buzzword from Silver: transparency. Silver u...

    Blog | February 19, 2014
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  3. Looking ahead: Playoff matchups at a glance

    Henry Abbott

    They're lurking. This time of year strategy can get really weird, with all kinds of stuff happening besides every team trying to win every game. Some teams are out of the playoffs and tanking. Some teams are trying like hell just to make the playo...

    Blog | March 26, 2013
  4. NBA - Is the NBA in a golden age of basketball? Not really

    Neil Paine

    Neil Paine says despite extraordinary talents like LeBron James and Kevin Durant, the era is rather ordinary.

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2012
  5. Friday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Ensemble teams never work. Right? We know this. We learned this. Karl Malone, Gary Payton and the 2004 Lakers taught us this. The Miami Heat taught us this. The Boston Celtics ... oh wait. The Heat won a title. And, of course, so did the Celtics. Wel...

    Blog | September 14, 2012
  6. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Bob Sansevere of the Pioneer Press: The Minnesota Timberwolves have been busy lately signing players they hope can lift them into the playoffs. Nobody in the organization is hoping for that more than president of basketball operations David Kahn. BS:...

    Blog | August 03, 2012
  7. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Barry Jackson of The Miami Herald: The Miami Heat will open the season at home against Boston and play host to Oklahoma City in a Christmas Day NBA Finals rematch, according to several league sources who have seen the league's tentative schedule due ...

    Blog | July 24, 2012
  8. Doc's a parent first, a coach second

    ESPNBoston.com

    Doc Rivers said one of the best moments of NBA Draft night was watching the reaction of his wife and family as son Austin became the 10th pick and learned he'd be playing for the New Orleans Hornets. ESPN.com's Henry Abbott wrote about it, and ex...

    Blog | June 29, 2012
  9. Doc Rivers' pro-grade parenting

    Henry Abbott

    Jerry Lai/US Presswire Doc Rivers' son, Austin, is bound for the NBA after being selected 10th overall by the Hornets. NEWARK, N.J. -- The Detroit Pistons had just selected Andre Drummond ninth overall in the 2012 NBA draft. The New Orleans Hornets...

    Blog | June 29, 2012
  10. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Mike Monroe of the San Antonio Express-News: Tony Parker, the Spurs' All-NBA point guard, will return to the United States from France on July 5 to have his injured left eye examined by a specialist in New York. Parker's participation in this summer'...

    Blog | June 25, 2012
  11. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times: Dissenting voices of a proposal to build a new arena in the Sodo District designed to lure the NBA back were nowhere to be found at Occidental Park on Thursday. Instead, a two-hour rally organized by Chris Hansen, t...

    Blog | June 15, 2012
  12. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Bill Livingston of The Plain Dealer: The clash of perception vs. reality will occur again in the NBA Finals, now that LeBron James' Miami Heat is in its second straight such series, beginning today in Oklahoma City. Most of the local media members, i...

    Blog | June 12, 2012
  13. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    John Rohde of The Oklahoman: The Beatles managed to stay together for 10 years (1960-70). If you believe some people, The Heatles might only stay together another 10 days (2010-present). When free agents LeBron James and Chris Bosh decided to join Dw...

    Blog | June 11, 2012
  14. What's missing? Ray Allen's touch

    Henry Abbott

    (The Miami Heat host the Boston Celtics in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals, Wednesday at 8:30 ET on ESPN.) The Boston Celtics have lost five consecutive postseason road games against the Miami Heat, dating to 2010. According to the Elias S...

    Blog | May 30, 2012
  15. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Ethan J. Skolnick of the Palm Beach Post: It was a new school version of the old show-and-go, one of the Globetrotter gimmicks in Rajon Rondo's expansive and elastic repertoire. The Celtics point guard cupped the ball in one unusually large hand, the...

    Blog | May 29, 2012
  16. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Greg Cote of The Miami Herald: This series was never about the easy storylines and ancillary noise. It wasn't about what team was tougher or which was "soft." Was never about who was flopping or who was more physical. Wasn't even about the flagrant f...

    Blog | May 25, 2012
  17. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Greg Cote of The Miami Herald: Alternate alliterative slogan now fitting for this Heat-Pacers playoff series: No blood, no bling. It's getting nasty in here. The team that gets through this second-round series - and that's looking unmistakably like M...

    Blog | May 23, 2012