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  1. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Ronald Tillery of The Commercial-Appeal: Zach Randolph couldn't make it to shootaround Monday morning because someone rammed into the back of his Dodge Challenger on Bill Morris Parkway. The Grizzlies' power forward complained of minor back soreness ...

    Blog | April 10, 2012
  2. 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
  3. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Howard Beck of The New York Times: Yet there is no mistaking Anthony's mood shift over the last seven days, coinciding with a new Knicks winning streak and a change in coaches from Mike D'Antoni to Mike Woodson. The good times continued Tuesday night...

    Blog | March 21, 2012
  4. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Howard Beck of The New York Times: This was billed as Asian Heritage Night, but the crowd did not seem to know what to do with Lin. There were cheers during pregame introductions, periodic boos when he had the ball, then cheers again when he scored. ...

    Blog | February 15, 2012
  5. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Colin Stephenson of The Star-Ledger: The Nets' DeShawn Stevenson admitted his flagrant foul on Blake Griffin was an attempt to send a message to the Los Angeles Clippers' power forward after Griffin had been pushing the Nets around and throwing down ...

    Blog | January 17, 2012
  6. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Mike McGraw of the Daily Herald: The Bulls trailed 56-37 with 2:42 left in the third quarter while a sellout crowd at the United Center sat in glum disbelief. The home team would have to hit a hot streak just to reach 60 points. At that point in the ...

    Blog | January 04, 2012
  7. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle: "Good to see the NBA gave its blessing for the Rockets to attend Kevin Martin's wedding and Yao Ming's retirement announcement. Martin was married to his longtime girlfriend Jill Adler last weekend and with t...

    Blog | July 19, 2011
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Dan Bickley of The Arizona Republic: "Los Suns avoided a public relations nightmare. They shook off the jitters and beat the Spurs at their own game, scratching out a 110-102 victory in Game 2. They seized control of a Western Conference showdown, an...

    Blog | May 06, 2010
  11. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel: "Who knew that the Orlando Magic would end up taking another day off? They certainly couldn't have expected it to be this easy or their play to be this crisp once they blew off the cobwebs. But with their game i...

    Blog | May 05, 2010
  12. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Rick Telander of the Chicago Sun-Times: "Here's what's ugly. John Paxson hired Vinny Del Negro two years ago, even though Del Negro had never coached a game at any level. A lot of people wondered about that. Paxson assured all doubters that this was ...

    Blog | May 04, 2010
  13. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Jean-Jacques Taylor of The Dallas Morning News: "The Spurs pushed the Mavs to the brink of playoff elimination with a 92-89 win Sunday night at the AT&T Center. If it weren't so pathetic, it would be sad. This isn't about effort or desire or any ...

    Blog | April 26, 2010
  14. 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
  15. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    If you had to choose between Paul Millsap and Carlos Boozer, for long haul, taking contracts into effect ... which would you choose? A case for Paul Millsap. My biggest concern would be: If you let Boozer walk, who plays the minutes Millsap used to p...

    Blog | January 12, 2009
  16. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Frank Zicarelli of the Toronto Sun: "We said it then and we will repeat it again that the Raptors made the wrong choice in moving forward with their starter at point guard. This is by no means a knock against Jose Calderon, but T.J. Ford's ability to...

    Blog | December 10, 2008