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  1. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Rick Bonnell of The Charlotte Observer: If you want to write off Michael Jordan as the guy who shouldn't be wearing a hockey jersey in Chicago when his NBA team is withering back in Charlotte, more power to you. If you want to conclude Rod Higgins is...

    Blog | April 26, 2012
  2. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Rick Bonnell of The Charlotte Observer: "Michael Jordan has stepped knee-deep into these negotiations. Numerous media reports named Jordan as the de facto leader of a small-market faction pushing for the toughest negotiating stance. Sources with know...

    Blog | November 08, 2011
  3. 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
  4. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune: "Don't let Derrick Rose fool you. Don't let his occasional lapses back into aw-shucks mode obscure what he calmly -- presciently? -- said way back on Sept. 27 during Bulls' Media Day festivities. 'Why can't I be t...

    Blog | March 24, 2011
  5. The owners: A free agency scorecard

    Henry Abbott

    Ronald Martinez, Getty Images Sport Passionate and deep-pocketed, Mark Cuban is seen as one of the best owners to play for. As ESPN's Marc Stein has written, perhaps the most important person in a free agent superstar's future is his next owner. Co...

    Blog | June 28, 2010
  6. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Dan Duggan of the Boston Herald: "Kevin Garnett was with the Celtics [team stats] last postseason, but it was much different. Garnett was his typically manic self during games, talking trash to opponents and offering instructions to teammates. But Ga...

    Blog | May 13, 2010
  7. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Darnell Mayberry of The Oklahoman: "If the playoffs are indeed where stars are born and legends are made, we just witnessed Kevin Durant take his first step toward forcing his way into an elite fraternity. In what he deemed a must-win game, Durant do...

    Blog | April 23, 2010
  8. Quantifying LeBron James' special night

    Henry Abbott

    Gregory Shamus, Getty Images Sport LeBron James shot a lot of crunch time jumpers, but had something special for Joakim Noah. By normal measures last night's Chicago Bulls vs. Cleveland Cavaliers contest should have been an incredible nail-biter. B...

    Blog | April 20, 2010
  9. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Gil LeBreton of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram: "To all those who wondered what if ... To all who wondered what would happen if, for whatever silly reason, San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich chose to defend Dirk Nowitzki one on one, the answer came with ...

    Blog | April 19, 2010
  10. 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
  11. C.J. Watson OK with giving up No. 23; Toney Douglas not so sure

    Henry Abbott

    By Chris Sheridan If a LeBron James-inspired petition is ever actually circulated among NBA players who wear No. 23, asking them to give up that number as a tribute to Michael Jordan, C.J. Watson of the Golden State Warriors would be in favor of i...

    Blog | November 13, 2009
  12. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Terry Foster of The Detroit News: "Michael Jordan will go into the Hall of Fame next week (Sept. 10-12) as perhaps the greatest and most marketable player of all-time, but he won't go in as a friend of the Pistons. The rivalry between the Pi...

    Blog | September 03, 2009
  13. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Dan Shaughnessy of The Boston Globe: "Baby (Glen Davis) went into Muhammad Ali overdrive after draining the shot. 'You better know about me!' he screamed to Magic fans in the section behind the Celtics' bench. 'It's what I wo...

    Blog | May 11, 2009
  14. Late Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    From the NBA: "Ray Allen of the Boston Celtics has been suspended one game without pay for elbowing Cleveland Cavaliers forward Anderson Varejao in the groin, it was announced today by Stu Jackson, NBA Executive Vice President, Basketb...

    Blog | April 14, 2009
  15. Don't Fire Mike Brown

    Henry Abbott

    I know, I know, I know. We all know. Everybody in the NBA knows, and they have known for years. That Cleveland offense is dreadful to watch. It's just painful. It makes you think: I may not be an expert on coaching in the NBA, but I'll bet you a bag ...

    Blog | May 19, 2008
  16. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Ira Winderman of the Sun-Sentinel: "The similarities should not be understated. The Heat trailed 0-2 against the overwhelming Western Conference favorite in last season's NBA Finals, just as the Cavaliers find themselves 0-2 heading into Tuesday's Ga...

    Blog | June 12, 2007