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  1. 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
  2. Kevin Garnett on the attack

    Henry Abbott

    Jesse Garrabrant/NBAE/Getty Images Kevin Garnett was far too intense for the Sixers in Game 3. PHILADELPHIA -- For all the deftness and agility of Rajon Rondo, Sixers point guard Jrue Holiday might have been the player who had the easiest time gett...

    Blog | May 16, 2012
  3. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    T.J. Simers of the Los Angeles Times: As often as the headlines go sour in professional sports, what a kick to hear Coach Vinny Del Negro walk through the locker room singing, "It's a miracle." Del Negro stopped to crack: "I just got a text from Mike...

    Blog | May 14, 2012
  4. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Brian T. Smith of The Salt Lake Tribune: A public feud between Jazz CEO Greg Miller and Hall of Fame forward Karl Malone is finally over. Miller and Malone exchanged smiles and warmly embraced Wednesday night in an EnergySolutions tunnel, minutes bef...

    Blog | April 05, 2012
  5. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Mike Wells of The Indianapolis Star: The Pacers didn't hide their feelings about Monday's game against the Miami Heat. They didn't use the standard cliche often heard from athletes, "It's just another game." It wasn't just another game for the Pacers...

    Blog | March 27, 2012
  6. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Broderick Turner of the Los Angeles Times: A night after playing with emotion, determination and a chip on their shoulders, the Clippers looked drained and not as focused against the Memphis Grizzlies on Thursday night. No, Memphis is not the Lakers,...

    Blog | January 27, 2012
  7. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Bob Cooney of the Philadelphia Daily News: While stopped in his car in Manayunk on Christmas Eve, Lou Williams was approached by a man with a gun. The situation was deflated when the gunman recognized Williams and commended him for his work in the co...

    Blog | December 27, 2011
  8. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Harvey Araton of The New York Times: Happy New Year, Knicks fans, even if it still is 2011. Your team's resolution to be resourceful, tough and smart when it matters most was unwrapped in the final minutes of what felt like Game 5 against the Celtic...

    Blog | December 26, 2011
  9. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle: "David Stern began with his usual lawyerly discipline, but could not make it last. He screwed on his best dour face and piled on the angry rhetoric, making sure not to let more than a few syllables pass befor...

    Blog | November 15, 2011
  10. NBA lockout -- David Stern on starting season on time says everyt...

    Henry Abbott

    Both sides in the NBA labor negotiations agree that if the owners and players do not make significant progress in CBA talks soon, then logistics will dictate that the scheduled Nov. 1 start of the regular season will become impossible.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2011
  11. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Michael Lee of The Washington Post: "Early in the third quarter of his team's 135-134 victory over the Los Angeles-based Drew League, Goodman League commissioner Miles Rawls looked down at the opponent to his right and said, 'It's a long flight to L....

    Blog | August 22, 2011
  12. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Eddie Sefko of The Dallas Morning News: "Friday night could be a big moment in Mavericks' history. Here's why: If the Oklahoma City Thunder can win Game 6 of its series with Memphis , it will push that franchise into the Western Conference finals aga...

    Blog | May 13, 2011
  13. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Greg Cote of The Miami Herald: "This is why LeBron James took his talents to South Beach, why he teamed up with Dwyane Wade in Miami. For this night. For this noise. For this opponent. For this feeling. The Heat's Big 3-led powerhouse was formed with...

    Blog | May 12, 2011
  14. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Heading into a longshot game in Miami, CelticsBlogs' Jeff Clark tops a post with this: "Disclaimer: If you cannot stomach candy coated optimism at this point, feel free to stop reading now." Ryan DeGama of CelticsHub takes a different approach: "This...

    Blog | May 11, 2011
  15. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Eddie Sefko of The Dallas Morning News: "The Mavericks officially have the Los Angeles Lakers' attention. And the rest of the NBA's, too. Announcing themselves as serious championship contenders, the Mavericks took down the Lakers for the second time...

    Blog | May 05, 2011
  16. 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