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  1. Michael Jordan's latest biggest challenge

    Henry Abbott

    Michael Jordan seemed to succeed at everything he attempted. But now, explains Michael Wallace, Jordan is searching for a solution for the Charlotte Hornets' struggles....

    Blog | December 03, 2014
  2. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Chris Paul, James Harden, LeBron James, Kenneth Faried and Joakim Noah. Would make sense as a most entertaining team, but it's actually presented as a guess at the NBA's smartest players. Kind of like the honor roll students who are also fun at a par...

    Blog | February 21, 2013
  3. HoopIdea: Reduce head injuries

    Henry Abbott

    Doug Pensinger/Getty ImagesThe NBA isn't doing everything it could to prevent blows like this one. For a "noncontact" sport that allegedly doesn't have a concussion problem, basketball sure does feature a lot of blows to the head. A partial list ...

    Blog | February 08, 2013
  4. Six quick Friday thoughts

    Henry Abbott

    It is a great credit to the incredibly skilled players of the NBA that games essentially never end eighth-grade style, with somebody dribbling the ball off his foot and out of bounds. But nobody's perfect, right Paul Pierce? In the most fun thing y...

    Blog | January 25, 2013
  5. These Pelicans are serious

    Henry Abbott

    Just finished listening to a news conference about the New Orleans Pelicans and their new name. If I were to summarize the nation's reaction to the Hornets becoming the Pelicans, in a word, I'd say: bemused. It's happening right now on Twitter (no...

    Blog | January 24, 2013
  6. Working Bodies: Tales of NBA concussion

    Henry Abbott

    Streeter Lecka/Getty Images NBA players remember -- or in some cases, don't remember -- suffering concussions. Medical science suggests that blows to the head have potential to cause harm in ways we are only just beginning to understand. This is a ...

    Blog | January 23, 2013
  7. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Question on Twitter from Ross Siler. On the anniversary of Kobe Bryant's 81-point game, "name the three players (not Kobe) who have scored the most points in a game since then." We've launched a series called Working Bodies which is about keeping N...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  8. TrueHoop TV: 25 under 25

    Henry Abbott

    David Thorpe and Kevin Pelton (Insider) have been digging into the best NBA players under 25. ...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  9. TrueHoop TV: Thorpe on Rookie of the Year

    Henry Abbott

    David Thorpe breaks down the rookie of the year race in an Insider column, which we get into on TrueHoop TV....

    Blog | January 16, 2013
  10. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    The Nets have been playing lots of Hero Ball late in games, and it's not working. So far Jeremy Lin has been far better without James Harden on the court. How much time is the right amount of time to give them to work things out? Tom Haberstroh say...

    Blog | December 17, 2012
  11. Lillard lessons

    Henry Abbott

    Blazer rookie Damian Lillard drained a 3, with the final seconds ticking off the clock, for the win. About six weeks into his NBA career Lillard's on video doing something most NBA players never do. Just like that he is a made man in the NBA's cru...

    Blog | December 17, 2012
  12. Thursday Mini-Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Jerry West says that "in terms of talent" Kobe Bryant is the greatest Laker ever. So what are the non-talent qualities essential to hoops greatness? Potentially related, here's former Laker assistant coach and current CSKA head coach Ettore Messina...

    Blog | December 06, 2012
  13. Can you handle 'the Pelicans'?

    Henry Abbott

    It has been speculated about for some months on the TrueHoop Network blog that has long been called Hornets247 (but is now considering new avian-type names). Reportedly the New Orleans Hornets will indeed change their name to the Pelicans. Pel...

    Blog | December 05, 2012
  14. Friday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Nate Silver on the B.S. Report suggesting kids should learn math by doing fun stuff like playing fantasy sports. The Hawks' defense is wonderful and here's why. Celtics, meet the 3-point line. Hornets247 has a cool new design, and mad insight i...

    Blog | November 30, 2012
  15. TrueHoop TV: How we see Austin Rivers

    Henry Abbott

    Amin Elhassan has a fascinating discussion of Austin Rivers' game. A lot of people say things about Rivers related to his dad ... as if being the son of Doc Rivers would make Austin better at things like defense, moving the ball or picking good shots...

    Blog | November 20, 2012
  16. 11 things about 12 games

    Henry Abbott

    A dozen contests into the NBA's 1,230-game regular season, a few things worth noting: There does seem to be less flopping since the NBA's new rule, even though to my knowledge the rule has not yet resulted in any penalties. Did anybody else notic...

    Blog | November 01, 2012