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  1. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Eddie Sefko of The Dallas Morning News: On a wild, busy Wednesday, the Mavericks remade their roster with an assortment of moves that netted All-Star center Chris Kaman, young point guard Darren Collison and, perhaps, veteran big man Elton Brand. All...

    Blog | July 12, 2012
  2. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    John Rohde of The Oklahoman: The Beatles managed to stay together for 10 years (1960-70). If you believe some people, The Heatles might only stay together another 10 days (2010-present). When free agents LeBron James and Chris Bosh decided to join Dw...

    Blog | June 11, 2012
  3. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Cathal Kelly of the Toronto Star: "The players got what they wanted a long time ago - the shelving of the proposal for a hard salary cap. The owners continue to get what they want with each passing day. It made sense for the players to press their ca...

    Blog | November 02, 2011
  4. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    George Diaz of the Orlando Sentinel: "Friday will mark the one-year anniversary of 'The Decision' -- the first misstep that LeBron took during the last 12 months, culminating with the ultimate fall -- losing in the NBA Finals to the Dallas Mavericks....

    Blog | July 07, 2011
  5. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Paola Boivin of The Arizona Republic: "... what Rick Welts, the Suns president and chief executive officer, decided to do Sunday even more impressive. He announced publicly he was gay. Welts, who was unavailable for comment, told The New York Times t...

    Blog | May 16, 2011
  6. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Darnell Mayberry of The Oklahoman: "The cameras didn't catch it, but the broadcast's sideline reporter did. Midway through the first half of Monday's Game 4 loss at Denver, the Thunder's All-Star duo of Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook reportedly h...

    Blog | April 27, 2011
  7. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Ailene Voisin of The Sacramento Bee: "Within the past 48 hours, several longtime Kings fans, sponsors and former executives organized a gathering that is expected to be part protest, part lovefest for an NBA franchise that is probably scooting south ...

    Blog | April 05, 2011
  8. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Mark Bradley of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: "This is why you don't promote the nice-guy assistant. Because the players who've known him only as the nice-guy assistant will quit on him. And if you think the Hawks are still playing hard for Larry...

    Blog | March 23, 2011
  9. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    William C. Rhoden of The New York Times: "On Sunday night against the Heat, the Knicks played their first important game since the blockbuster trade -- and won, 91-86. The heavyweights came through. Billups's 3-pointer with 1 minute 1 second left gav...

    Blog | February 28, 2011
  10. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Jodie Valade of The Plain Dealer "The end to the losses is coming, the Cavaliers are certain. They are closer now than ever, they swear. They have battled in their last four games, have taken the losses that much harder afterward. But they still keep...

    Blog | February 08, 2011
  11. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Benjamin Hochman of The Denver Post: "Today I caught up with Carmelo Anthony, and for the first time, I really felt a sense of uncertainty from the guy. Asked where he thought he'd be traded, the Nuggets all-star said, 'At this point, I really don't ...

    Blog | January 26, 2011
  12. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Bill Plaschke of the Los Angeles Times: "Finally, Ron Artest has shown up. Sadly, it's that Ron Artest. To those who have understandably complained that one of last year's Lakers heroes has been invisible this season, be careful what you wish for. He...

    Blog | January 05, 2011
  13. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Tim Griffin of the San Antonio Express-News: "It's been a fashionable topic of discussion this season about how far Tim Duncan's performance has dropped this season. Considering that Duncan will go down as one of the top 10 players in NBA history, a ...

    Blog | December 01, 2010
  14. Your Second-Favorite Team

    Henry Abbott

    NBA fandom usually begins with the love of a team. My love of the NBA, for instance, springs directly from a childhood spent listening to Blazer games on my Walkman. But ... don't you have a backup team? A team you kind of keep an eye on? It'...

    Blog | August 21, 2009
  15. Kobe Bryant: Rival of Your Life

    Henry Abbott

    Tom Scocca, writing for Slate.com, makes the case that Kobe Bryant is "the perfect foil for every sort of rivalry." For instance: Dynastic? Tim Duncan's Spurs have four rings to Kobe's three. Cryptodynastic? The critically acclaime...

    Blog | May 28, 2009
  16. Monday Playoff Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Detroit Pistons Lay off Mo Williams's iPod. Holy cow. This is certainly the longest document created this season breaking down the Detroit Pistons. Lots of beat writers and bloggers contributing. Most interestin...

    Blog | April 20, 2009