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  1. Hints of Tim Duncan

    Henry Abbott

    76ers coach Brett Brown on the status of the prized, injured big man Joel Embiid....

    Blog | December 19, 2014
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  3. The Popovich files

    Henry Abbott

    Courtesy Rex Hill Vineyards Gregg Popovich's private-label wine features a favorite Jacob Riis quote about hard work. For someone who has been in the public eye for so long, little is known about Gregg Popovich. Here's some insight. POPOVICH AS ...

    Blog | May 30, 2014
  4. Talking honestly about tanking

    Royce Webb

    Adam Silver is the HoopIdea commish, and that's a very good thing for the NBA and its fans. As your new NBA editor Henry Abbott wrote this weekend, the buzzword in the NBA is innovation. Another hot buzzword from Silver: transparency. Silver u...

    Blog | February 19, 2014
  5. Bulls among the tankers?

    Henry Abbott

    The most successful tank job in NBA history came when an excellent Spurs team took advantage of David Robinson's injury to nab Tim Duncan. With Derrick Rose out, Chad Ford points out in his Tank Rank column that the Bulls have a similar opportunity....

    Blog | November 25, 2013
  6. NBA referees hate your team?

    Henry Abbott

    Ryan Rodenberg, an assistant professor of sports law at Florida State University, writes in the Atlantic: In three recently published academic articles, I studied several narrowly focused allegations of bias involving certain NBA referees against ...

    Blog | November 01, 2013
  7. The Sixers start over

    Henry Abbott

    Sixers GM Sam Hinkie got the to job in Philadelphia, and seemingly within minutes, had essentially won draft night by somehow amassing a collection of four lottery picks -- the same number of lottery picks that, for instance, the Thunder used to turn...

    Blog | September 27, 2013
  8. The Lakers won't win free agency

    Henry Abbott

    Stephen Dunn/Getty Images Luring the kind of players who can bring titles to Lakerland will be tough. The history of the Lakers is that they may stumble now and again, but never for long. One way or another, huge names come to play in L.A., and as ...

    Blog | September 11, 2013
  9. Tanking pollutes competition

    Henry Abbott

    Mike Hewitt/Getty Images Competitors doing everything they can to win make sports great. It's a wonderful time for the NBA, with young stars all over the league, an impressive collection of contenders and fascinating storylines from coast to coast....

    Blog | September 03, 2013
  10. What you should be mad about now

    Henry Abbott

    Noah Graham/Getty Images Free agency distasteful? Dwight Howard disrespected? Tales from emails.People are mad! And they have email accounts! Below is some of the back-and-forth from my inbox today, starting with a reader named Josh, a professor ...

    Blog | July 09, 2013
  11. Free Birdman

    Henry Abbott

    Garrett Ellwood/NBAE/Getty ImagesThe Heat have been good with Chris Andersen on the court.Why hasn't Chris Andersen played since Game 3? That's what I have been wondering. He's a big dude with -- it would seem -- the ability to hinder those Tony P...

    Blog | June 18, 2013
  12. What will decide the Finals?

    Henry Abbott

    Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images SportIf anyone tells you they know who'll win, they're lying. It's guesswork, even for Gregg Popovich.You're going to hear a lot about what it's going to take to win this championship, which will be deliciously -- for NBA fa...

    Blog | June 17, 2013
  13. 2013 NBA Finals: Miami Heat vs. San Antonio Spurs Game 3 preview

    Our panel looks at the big questions heading into Game 3 of the NBA Finals.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2013
  14. TrueHoop TV: Spurs pop quiz

    Henry Abbott

    The Spurs have kept their core players together for an eternity, in NBA terms. But what about the other guys? Tim Duncan has had more than 100 different teammates through his 16 seasons. Who remembers those other players? Do the current Spurs reme...

    Blog | June 09, 2013
  15. Aggression decided Game 1

    Henry Abbott

    Steve Mitchell/Getty Images When the Heat brought the fight to the Spurs, it worked. David Thorpe is my X's and O's mentor. We have been talking for hours a week for years, and I have learned a ton about what coaches do and how much it matters. ...

    Blog | June 07, 2013
  16. TrueHoop TV: Finals questions

    Henry Abbott

    Why not have LeBron James check Tony Parker? Will Tim Duncan guard Chris Bosh at the 3-point line? Who's going to win? Talking 2013 NBA Finals with Ethan Sherwood Strauss and Graydon Gordian....

    Blog | June 04, 2013
  17. Spurs are big, but no Roy Hibbert

    Henry Abbott

    Issac Baldizon/NBAE/Getty ImagesCan the Spurs keep LeBron James and the Heat from the rim as Roy Hibbert and the Pacers did?LeBron James and the Heat have been cruising this year, setting a modern-era win-streak record and hardly getting ruffled in t...

    Blog | June 04, 2013