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  1. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Dwain Price of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram: In an attempt to generate more revenue, the NBA is pondering the idea of placing ads on the jerseys of every player from the 30 teams. This transition could create approximately $31.18 million in revenue i...

    Blog | March 28, 2012
  2. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Richard Sandomir of The New York Times: "To some degree, Derek Fisher's active role is similar to the path carved by Gene Upshaw, the Oakland Raiders offensive lineman who took over as the executive director of the National Football League Players As...

    Blog | October 18, 2011
  3. NBA owners' bargaining positions

    Henry Abbott

    Steven Freeman/NBAE/Getty Images Adam Silver and David Stern present a united front, but the truth is more complex. The way the NBA tells it, all 30 owners are perfectly united, on every issue from hard caps to revenue sharing. Of course, it can...

    Blog | September 09, 2011
  4. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Eddie Sefko of The Dallas Morning News: "The right eardrum might never be the same. It wasn't so much the ear-splitting decibel level, although it was quite loud. It's that from the moment the caravan of the Mavericks' parade celebration pulled out o...

    Blog | June 17, 2011
  5. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Dale Kasler of The Sacramento Bee: "The owners of the Sacramento Kings have surrendered controlling interest in their Las Vegas casino, in a deal that they say improves their finances considerably. After months of negotiations, the Maloof family anno...

    Blog | June 15, 2011
  6. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Jimmy Smith of The Times-Picayune: "League sources said Sunday night that the NBA would purchase 100 percent of the Hornets, including the 65 percent owned by George Shinn and the 35 percent owned by Gary Chouest. It's possible -- but a long shot -- ...

    Blog | December 06, 2010
  7. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Israel Gutierrez of The Miami Herald: "The Heat played with a purpose. A playoff-like purpose. This historic return home for one of the NBA's greatest might have become his biggest victory to date. He came out of this not only with the reassurance th...

    Blog | December 03, 2010
  8. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Pete Thamel of The New York Times: "The Americans bumbled through nearly seven minutes of the second quarter without a field goal, giving the heavily pro-Slovenia crowd -- like a chanting, green version of the one at Duke's Cameron Indoor Stadium -- ...

    Blog | August 30, 2010
  9. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Michael Grange of the Globe and Mail: "Chris Bosh heads to the Heat with no regrets. The former Toronto Raptors star was interviewed on The Fan 590 Tuesday afternoon and came off as a man with a clear conscience; casting his use of Twitter as his pri...

    Blog | July 14, 2010
  10. The business of owning an NBA team in 2010

    Henry Abbott

    For most of my life, the general consensus has been that owning an NBA team was one of the sweetest deals out there. Almost no matter what you did, you would make money. Even the Clippers were in the dough! Even if you had to dig in your pockets now ...

    Blog | May 03, 2010
  11. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Zach Lowe of CelticsHub on Ray Allen's role in the run that broke the Heat: "Ray's value goes well beyond his three-point shooting percentage. And if you ever doubt that, you can do two things: 1) Look at Ray's plus/minus stats, which have been by f...

    Blog | April 21, 2010
  12. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Associated Press via The New York Times: "Players resting at the end of the regular season will be discussed among NBA executives, though commissioner David Stern doesn't see anything coming of it. With a healthy LeBron James set to miss his fourth s...

    Blog | April 15, 2010
  13. Is owning a small-market NBA team good business?

    Henry Abbott

    Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE/Getty Images "Almost anything we did with our money," says Greg Miller "would get a better return on investment." The second in a series based on conversation with Greg Miller, CEO of the Larry H. Miller Group of Companies th...

    Blog | April 12, 2010
  14. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Phil Sheridan of The Philadelphia Inquirer: "The 76ers staged a very moving tribute to Allen Iverson last night. It was a perfect way to induct a retired superstar into the team's Hall of Fame: sold-out arena, stirring highlight video, the works. Exc...

    Blog | December 08, 2009
  15. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel: "For the second time in less than a month, Heat forward Michael Beasley is out of the Twitter business, this time, perhaps, for good. Beasley's latest Twitter account, GorillaBeas, disappeared...

    Blog | August 24, 2009
  16. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    If you haven't seen this yet, you have to watch the highlights of Miami's 130-129 OT win over the Warriors. Dwyane Wade was the hero, but Michael Beasley, Udonis Haslem, and Chris Quinn all made HUGE game-saving plays. Jamal Crawford scored 40. The W...

    Blog | December 02, 2008