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  1. NBA -- Jeremy Lin Six Degrees Of Separation, The Family

    Henry Abbott

    How Jeremy Lin interfered with Carmelo Anthony's long-term vision in New York.

    Story | Conversation | July 19, 2012
  2. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Brad Townsend of The Dallas Morning News: The revamping Mavericks agreed to contract terms Monday night with free agent guard O.J. Mayo, the third pick of the 2008 draft. Mayo, 24, tweeted the news at about 10:30 p.m., saying "I will be signing with ...

    Blog | July 17, 2012
  3. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Jason Quick of The Oregonian: Brandon Roy will be back playing at the Rose Garden next season. It just won't be with the Trail Blazers. Nearly seven months after leaving the game because of concern over his degenerative knees, Roy is making a comebac...

    Blog | July 06, 2012
  4. The list: NBA head coaching candidates

    Henry Abbott

    When an NBA team is in search of a new leader, where do they look? This list, built on conversations with agents, front office personnel and insiders, is the place to start. This list will be updated with the evolving marketplace. The big names ...

    Blog | April 27, 2011
  5. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Mark Kiszla of The Denver Post: "Are the Nuggets tough enough? The NBA's sweet little story of spirited defense, unselfish passing and no ego took a punch to the gut Tuesday night. It's not so much that the Nuggets lost 101-94 to Oklahoma City. What'...

    Blog | April 06, 2011
  6. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Dan Le Batard of The Miami Herald: "I understand why people would wonder now about the Miami Heat's mental toughness as inexplicable losses stack up, the locker room weeps and the national narrative from a laughing America becomes about an inability ...

    Blog | March 08, 2011
  7. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Marcus Thompson II of The Oakland Tribune: "Warriors coach Keith Smart said before the season opener that his team's calling card would be teamwork. The reason, Smart said, was the Warriors 'don't have that dominant guy.' Wednesday night, however, gu...

    Blog | October 28, 2010
  8. 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
  9. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Mitch Lawrence of the New York Daily News: "The Knicks are a .500 team in their last 14 games, 6-3 since Nate Robinson was benched and 2-0 with Jonathan Bender getting playing time. 'The fact that he's back is amazing, it's really amazing,' said Ron ...

    Blog | December 21, 2009
  10. John Feinstein on Pat Riley and Michael Jordan

    Henry Abbott

    Author John Feinstein has a blog called Feinstein on the Brink. In a recent post, he expresses generally negative views about Pat Riley. He doesn't really explain why he thinks so ill of Riley, but he does tell the story of the first time he met ...

    Blog | July 29, 2009
  11. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Dave Krieger of The Denver Post: "Even on a night when they failed to execute the defensive plan their coaches had drawn up, the Nuggets beat the visiting Mavericks by wearing them down with relentless teamwork. And so they will travel to Dallas...

    Blog | May 06, 2009
  12. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Mike Monroe of the San Antonio Express-News: "Since we entered the new millennium, only one player has won the NBA's Most Valuable Player Award, then earned a championship ring. Tim Duncan's second NBA Finals MVP trophy meant more to him on June...

    Blog | May 05, 2009
  13. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Mark Bradley of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: "The franchise that didn't draft Chris Paul and saw its owners sue another over a trade with Phoenix; the franchise of the wayward bird mascot and Cliff Levingston's running lefty hook; t...

    Blog | May 04, 2009
  14. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Jim Armstrong of The Denver Post: "And now for a few words never before typed in this space: Kenyon Martin is underpaid. At least judging from his performance in the Nuggets-Hornets series, he is. Chauncey Billups and Carmelo Anthony have scored...

    Blog | April 30, 2009
  15. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Richard Justice of the Houston Chronicle: "This is the one the Rockets might remember after all the others are a distant memory. This one tested their resolve unlike the others. This one was about grit and will and all those things championship teams...

    Blog | March 13, 2008
  16. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Amazing amazing amazing video of Rocket players imitating Dikembe Mutombo. Via Odenized. Blogger MVP rankings have been going on for a while, and LeBron James is winning at this point. Kobe Bryant is second, Chris Paul is third, and Kevin Garnett is...

    Blog | March 11, 2008