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  1. David Stern vs. "ludicrous" Hack-a-Shaq

    Henry Abbott

    Much of the NBA is discussing Dwight Howard's inability to hit free throws, and the tactical opportunity that it creates for Los Angeles Lakers' opponents to foul him early and often. Even if Howard is nowhere near the action, if an opponent grabs hi...

    Blog | December 05, 2012
  2. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Greg Stoda of the Palm Beach Post: LeBron James can't keep doing this. It's too much to ask of even of him. Much too much. James has an incredible engine, but it's going to give out running at the rpm it's generating. James won't admit to fatigue - s...

    Blog | May 16, 2012
  3. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Staff of The Dallas Morning News: Nobody gave the Mavericks much of a chance to win the NBA title this summer. It's looks like this may be a recurring theme. The Mavericks aren't the favorite to repeat as NBA champs in 2012. They're not even favorit...

    Blog | November 30, 2011
  4. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Alan Hahn of Newsday: "With so much firepower on the roster, Mike D'Antoni said offense isn't going to be a problem for the Knicks. But then he saw his team score nine points in the first quarter Sunday. 'There was a fleeting moment,' he said, 'where...

    Blog | March 21, 2011
  5. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Buck Harvey of the San Antonio Express-News: "A year ago, in this game, Manu Ginobili did some negotiating. First, he stuck 43 points on the Magic. Then he lamented he might not be doing this much longer for the Spurs. 'I played eight years here,' he...

    Blog | November 23, 2010
  6. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Jeff Miller of The Orange County Register: "Think this game and this team mean much to Derek Fisher? The Lakers' 91-84 Game 3 victory Tuesday and Fisher's late contributions to it nearly left him crying. During an interview. While still on the court....

    Blog | June 09, 2010
  7. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Bill Plaschke of the Los Angeles Times: "For as much as this town respects and honors Phil Jackson for his 10 seasons of 536 Lakers victories, he is simply not beloved. He may have mastered Zen, but he has not mastered Los Angeles. There will be no s...

    Blog | February 10, 2010
  8. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Don Seeholzer of the Pioneer Press: "With an oral agreement but no signed contract, the Timberwolves didn't announce a coaching hire Sunday, but it won't be much longer. As owner Glen Taylor told the Pioneer Press on Saturday night, Los ...

    Blog | August 10, 2009
  9. Kobe Bryant's Double Vision

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz In Game 5, the Lakers cracked the code on the offensive end. They discovered that the Nuggets were giving them swaths of open space in the halfcourt, much of it the result of double-teams. The Lakers' offense is predicate...

    Blog | May 30, 2009
  10. Final 2007-2008 Luxury Tax Numbers

    Henry Abbott

    The NBA's luxury tax -- a 100% tax to the League for player salaries in excess of $67,865,000 -- has proven to be much more effective than the salary cap when it comes to controlling spending. With all of the complicated bonuses and everything else f...

    Blog | July 09, 2008
  11. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Hornets vs. Spurs John DeShazier of The Times-Picayune: "Know what? The Hornets actually are behaving like the playoff kids they are, no matter how much they'd rather not see or hear something like that written or said about them. They're refusing ...

    Blog | May 06, 2008
  12. Too Many Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Seriously, it's too much. I know. Just a day of fascinating NBA news. I thought about saying something snappy like "YOU edit these down." But then I thought, wow, that really would be cool. Be cool to have a tech solution whereby I could publish bull...

    Blog | March 20, 2008
  13. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Michael Lee of The Washington Post: "The question remains how much longer those who cover the league will make LeBron James wait before the fifth-year swingman wins his first most valuable player award. The competition for the award this season is co...

    Blog | March 10, 2008
  14. Bringing AK Back

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kelly Dwyer Over the last few days I've heard some rumblings from hoop fans wondering why Andrei Kirilenko's translated-batch of unhappy vibes is receiving as much attention as it has. Yeah, it's been a slow NBA summer (for transactions, a...

    Blog | September 20, 2007
  15. Spicy Little Western Playoff Picture

    Henry Abbott

    I was planning to blog about this yesterday, but I'm so glad I waited, because the Western Confernce playoff race got so much more exciting with the Clippers beating the Lakers last night.If that game had gone the other way, I'd be telling you that t...

    Blog | April 13, 2007
  16. Revenue Sharing in the NBA?

    Henry Abbott

    Brian Windhorst reports that a group of eight owners are begging the league for an economic model that would make life much easier in small markets. The letter and the writers were revealed by the Seattle Times on Sunday. The owners are the Portland...

    Blog | November 20, 2006