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  1. Kobe will control

    Henry Abbott

    Noah Graham/NBAE/Getty ImagesBuilding around Kobe comes with the cost of alienating everyone from Phil Jackson to Dwight Howard.Dwight Howard and Chris Paul were both free agents this summer and might have joined forces on the Los Angeles Lakers, sou...

    Blog | July 11, 2013
  2. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Jason Quick of The Oregonian: The Trail Blazers' head coach next season will either be Terry Stotts or Kaleb Canales, The Oregonian has learned, after general manager Neil Olshey on Wednesday informed Steve Clifford and Elston Turner that they are no...

    Blog | August 02, 2012
  3. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times: Dissenting voices of a proposal to build a new arena in the Sodo District designed to lure the NBA back were nowhere to be found at Occidental Park on Thursday. Instead, a two-hour rally organized by Chris Hansen, t...

    Blog | June 15, 2012
  4. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Andre C. Fernandez of The Miami Herald: LeBron James gave the Heat a performance to remember. And then paused to give a 7-year-old boy a gift he won't soon forget. James walked off the court Monday night at the Prudential Center shoeless moments afte...

    Blog | April 17, 2012
  5. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Harvey Araton of The New York Times: Mike D'Antoni never stood a chance once Donnie Walsh left Madison Square Garden last June as a paid consultant under an unofficial gag order. Coach D'Antoni was tied to President Walsh in a rare demonstration of t...

    Blog | March 15, 2012
  6. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Bob Sansevere of the Pioneer Press: Even though Kevin Love would have been a restricted free agent and not likely to leave next season, the Wolves had to send a message to Love, his teammates and fans that they were committed to keeping him as a core...

    Blog | January 26, 2012
  7. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    John Smallwood of the Philadelphia Daily News: OK, So we know it takes a combination of skill and luck to win a championship. But how far can a little "black magic" take you? I'm not big on talking about the supernatural, but somebody in the Sixers o...

    Blog | January 11, 2012
  8. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Paul Coro of The Arizona Republic: "It is hard for most Suns fans to muster some dislike for Steve Nash, but the NBA lockout puts all owners and players on the public's bad side. Nash gets it. Fans have his sympathy. He even thinks they are right. Ho...

    Blog | November 03, 2011
  9. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman: "Kevin Durant on the silver screen? Uh, let me think about that one. The Thunder superstar is finalizing a deal to star in a major Warner Brothers film, according to our man Darnell Mayberry. I've got to say, I didn't s...

    Blog | August 23, 2011
  10. 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
  11. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Gil LeBreton of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram: "Desperate times call for desperate lineup changes. Desperate rebounding. Desperate fourth-quarter defense. For the Dallas Mavericks, facing a nine-point, fourth-quarter deficit, times were desperate. The...

    Blog | June 08, 2011
  12. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Bob Young of The Arizona Republic: "Grant Hill's essay for the New York Times eloquently rebutted the statements from former members of Michigan's 'Fab Five' aimed at Duke's Black players. In fact, you might say Hill's response to the 'Uncle Tom' ass...

    Blog | March 18, 2011
  13. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Geoff Calkins of The Commercial-Appeal: "Saturday is O.J. Mayo bobblehead night at FedExForum. Of course it is. Now, with extra bobble! Note the bigger than usual head! True fact: Last year, when the Grizzlies gave out Hasheem Thabeet growth charts, ...

    Blog | January 28, 2011
  14. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Ronald Tillery of The Commercial-Appeal: "When Lenny Wilkens took his fifth coaching job 17 years later, he went straight to Martin Luther King Jr.'s grave from the airport the day he arrived in Atlanta. Perspective. After he was first drafted into t...

    Blog | January 17, 2011
  15. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    From DwightJaynes.com "In the car, my cell phone was vibrating like crazy and I finally gave in to the temptation of seeing what all the fuss was about. Texts, e-mails and voicemails were all asking me the same thing -- Did you hear about Greg Oden? ...

    Blog | November 18, 2010
  16. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports: "Kobe Bryant is pursuing his sixth NBA championship, a benchmark that would match Michael Jordan's career total and immediately launch a debate about how the Los Angeles Lakers star measures up to the league's greates...

    Blog | October 18, 2010