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  1. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: Disgruntled superstar Dwight Howard told Orlando Magic general manager Rob Hennigan and assistant general manager Scott Perry during a face-to-face meeting in southern California on Wednesday that he still wants ...

    Blog | July 26, 2012
  2. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Geoff Calkins of The Commercial-Appeal: Sometimes, life - and basketball - imitates Saturday morning wrestling. The Memphis Grizzlies did a little pile driving of their own Wednesday night, coming off the ropes to defeat the Los Angeles Clippers, 105...

    Blog | May 03, 2012
  3. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Mike Bresnahan of the Los Angeles Times: This was the game Lakers fans had been awaiting, hoping their team could turn into something special. Shrug off a season of only mildly inspirational play. Win a big road game. Have someone grab 30 rebounds. T...

    Blog | April 12, 2012
  4. 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
  5. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Jimmy Smith of The Times-Picayune: Playing in the Crescent City for the first time since the Hornets were eliminated in Game 6 of the first round of the Western Conference playoffs last April against the Lakers, Chris Paul made his only appearance of...

    Blog | March 23, 2012
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Charles F. Gardner of the Journal Sentinel: LeBron James delivered a body blow as the Miami Heat came out punching against the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday night at the Bradley Center. But by the time the fourth quarter rolled around, it was the Heat...

    Blog | February 02, 2012
  9. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Michael Lee of The Washington Post: John Wall squared up against the player whose career he would most like to duplicate and did his best to trade him acrobatic layup for head-scratching layup. And for a half, Wall held his own against Derrick Rose, ...

    Blog | January 31, 2012
  10. 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
  11. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Tim Tucker of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: While injuries are a big part of any NBA season, a compacted schedule increases the number of games lost to aches and pains that ordinarily might be nursed on days off. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram coun...

    Blog | January 16, 2012
  12. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Vincent Goodwill of The Detroit News: "The Lawrence Frank era at The Palace is slated to begin Wednesday. Frank will be formally introduced as the next Detroit Pistons coach during a noon news conference at The Palace practice facility. He agreed to ...

    Blog | August 03, 2011
  13. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Joseph Staszewski of the New York Post: "Kevin Durant's performance created an evening for the ages at Rucker Park. 'Some nights are very special,' DC Power guard Randy (White Chocolate) Gill said. 'This is going down as one of those special nights.'...

    Blog | August 02, 2011
  14. 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
  15. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Jerry Zgoda of the Star Tribune: "As both the English poet Chaucer and the British folk group Chad and Jeremy declared so many years apart, all good things must end someday, and so went Kevin Love's 53-game double-double streak in Sunday's dishearten...

    Blog | March 14, 2011
  16. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Jeff Caplan of ESPNDallas.com: "The Mavericks spent the two days leading up to Monday's showdown talking endlessly about everything the Miami Heat had done right in rattling off 12 wins in a row since losing three weeks ago in Dallas. The list was lo...

    Blog | December 21, 2010