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  1. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Bob Ford of The Philadelphia Inquirer: What's wrong with Evan Turner? At least until this game against the Celtics, there has been something wrong with Turner, according to longtime Daily News writer Stan Hochman. On WIP-FM (94.1) Wednesday morning, ...

    Blog | March 08, 2012
  2. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Benjamin Hoffman of The New York Times: As great as Jeremy Lin has been, as fantastic of a story his life is, the Linsanity phenomenon may have reached its apogee when talk began of adding him to the United States Olympic roster. Lin has shown himsel...

    Blog | February 23, 2012
  3. The list: NBA head coaching candidates

    Henry Abbott

    When an NBA team is in search of a new leader, where do they look? This list, built on conversations with agents, front office personnel and insiders, is the place to start. This list will be updated with the evolving marketplace. The big names ...

    Blog | April 27, 2011
  4. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Mark Kiszla of The Denver Post: "Are the Nuggets tough enough? The NBA's sweet little story of spirited defense, unselfish passing and no ego took a punch to the gut Tuesday night. It's not so much that the Nuggets lost 101-94 to Oklahoma City. What'...

    Blog | April 06, 2011
  5. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Dan Le Batard of The Miami Herald: "I understand why people would wonder now about the Miami Heat's mental toughness as inexplicable losses stack up, the locker room weeps and the national narrative from a laughing America becomes about an inability ...

    Blog | March 08, 2011
  6. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Marcus Thompson II of The Oakland Tribune: "Warriors coach Keith Smart said before the season opener that his team's calling card would be teamwork. The reason, Smart said, was the Warriors 'don't have that dominant guy.' Wednesday night, however, gu...

    Blog | October 28, 2010
  7. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Frank Dell'Apa of The Boston Globe: "Celtics coach Doc Rivers returned to the team yesterday, two days after a biopsy on his throat. Rivers said the results of the test were negative. 'I do it every year, for the last three years,' Rivers said. 'I th...

    Blog | October 20, 2010
  8. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Michael Wilbon of The Washington Post: "Don't get me wrong, I'm not a Gilbert Arenas hater. In fact, as a columnist I've found him to be completely engaging, often delightful even after losses or in difficult times. Last summer we stood in Nordstrom ...

    Blog | October 07, 2010
  9. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Michael Hunt of the Journal Sentinel: "So you're John Salmons, the best Milwaukee import since Bavarian hops, and you're going back and forth in the fourth quarter with Joe Johnson like Larry Bird and Dominique Wilkins, matching the Atlanta guard sho...

    Blog | March 23, 2010
  10. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Mike Bresnahan of the Los Angeles Times: "It's taken a while -- OK, more than three months of the season -- but the Lakers are starting to see why they got Ron Artest in the first place. He played tight defense Sunday against Paul Pierce and drew a s...

    Blog | February 01, 2010
  11. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Mike Bianchi of the Orlando Sentinel: "Did the Orlando Magic really just bury the storied Boston Celtics 101-82? Did they actually destroy the defending champions by 19 ... in Game 7 ... on Boston's home court? Mark this down as one of the g...

    Blog | May 18, 2009
  12. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Dave Krieger of The Denver Post: "Bring on the demons. The exorcism continues. Bring on the Lakers, the team that knocked out the Nuggets the last time they got this far, 24 years ago, a team the Nuggets have never beaten in a postseason series....

    Blog | May 14, 2009
  13. NBA: No Bodies Available

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz The playoff run is heating up. It's a fan's dream, with top teams in both conferences jockeying for position with the postseason looming. And yet ... as Stephon Marbury (a player deemed unsuitable to be a New York Kni...

    Blog | March 09, 2009
  14. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Phil Jasner of the Philadelphia Daily News: "Can we talk? Can we ask whoever insists on asking Maurice Cheeks to compare the arrival of Elton Brand with the arrival of Moses Malone in 1982-83? There is no comparison. None. When the Sixers acquired Ma...

    Blog | October 14, 2008
  15. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Pistons vs. Sixers Chris McCosky of The Detroit News: "Tayshaun Prince had a look on his face that said, 'Why are you asking me? I wouldn't tell you even if I knew.' Prince wasn't about to give away any secrets about how he has kept 76ers leading s...

    Blog | April 25, 2008
  16. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    HOLY COW. Game 1 of the NBA's Western Conference Finals, according to Johnny Ludden of the San Antonio Express-News, was not sold out. As in, you could walk up and buy a ticket at the box office at face value. That is wild.In the Phillippines, there ...

    Blog | May 22, 2007