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  1. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Brian T. Smith of The Salt Lake Tribune: In one of the most memorable contests in Jazz history, Utah fell 139-133 in quadruple overtime to Atlanta at Phillips Arena. It was the only four-OT game in the Jazz's 38 years as a franchise, and the first in...

    Blog | March 26, 2012
  2. 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
  3. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Bob Cooney of the Philadelphia Daily News: While stopped in his car in Manayunk on Christmas Eve, Lou Williams was approached by a man with a gun. The situation was deflated when the gunman recognized Williams and commended him for his work in the co...

    Blog | December 27, 2011
  4. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Greg Cote of The Miami Herald: "This is why LeBron James took his talents to South Beach, why he teamed up with Dwyane Wade in Miami. For this night. For this noise. For this opponent. For this feeling. The Heat's Big 3-led powerhouse was formed with...

    Blog | May 12, 2011
  5. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Lisa Dillman of the Los Angeles Times: "There was no self-promoting going on seven years ago, not a single news release when four NBA players got together to help pay for a life-saving operation for their mentor and coach. 'They were not seeking atte...

    Blog | March 16, 2011
  6. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    From "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
  7. NBA Free Agency: Who's going where?

    What are the biggest things to watch for as free agency begins? Our experts weigh in.

    Story | Conversation | June 30, 2010
  8. The Suns shake off disappointing playoff history

    Henry Abbott

    Chris Covatta/NBAE/Getty Images The Spurs congratulate the Suns on beating them in the playoffs, which is a new thing. In Sunday's Game 4, Tim Duncan's elbow opened up Steve Nash's eye. Nash's Suns, meanwhile, opened up a new chapter in their playo...

    Blog | May 10, 2010
  9. 2010 NBA Playoffs: Most Disappointing Players

    Great expectations lead to great disappointment. Here's who's letting us down.

    Story | Conversation | May 10, 2010
  10. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Mark Bradley of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: "The Hawks showed Thursday they could play with the Magic for three quarters. NBA rules, alas, still stipulate four 12-minute periods. In the fourth period the Hawks did their usual road disappearing ...

    Blog | May 07, 2010
  11. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Dan Bickley of The Arizona Republic: "Los Suns avoided a public relations nightmare. They shook off the jitters and beat the Spurs at their own game, scratching out a 110-102 victory in Game 2. They seized control of a Western Conference showdown, an...

    Blog | May 06, 2010
  12. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Charles F. Gardner of the Journal Sentinel: "Keep counting 'em out, all you NBA experts. These Milwaukee Bucks will just keep fighting to the end. The Atlanta Hawks found that out the hard way on Wednesday night in Game 5 of the teams' Eastern Confer...

    Blog | April 29, 2010
  13. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Jeff Schultz of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: "The Hawks open the playoffs Saturday night against Milwaukee. This needs to be Joe Johnson's time. Not just because his play will help determine how far the Hawks go this postseason. Not just because...

    Blog | April 16, 2010
  14. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle: "Coming out of the break, the offense fell apart again, coming up empty through the final four minutes of a 104-95 loss to the Utah Jazz at Toyota Center on Tuesday. And with the frustration painfully obvious...

    Blog | February 17, 2010
  15. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel: "The Magic meet the Lakers at Staples Center for the first time since L.A. beat them in the NBA Finals. The Lakers won it 4 games to 1 -- and it looks as if they've put even more distance between themselves and ...

    Blog | January 18, 2010
  16. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    By Henry Abbott Tim Varner of 48 Minutes of Hell: "When the Spurs inaugurated their summer of spending, a popular justification was the need to provide Tim Duncan with more help. His window-which is the Spurs' window- of opportunity to win anothe...

    Blog | December 09, 2009