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  1. Working with Shaquille O'Neal

    Henry Abbott

    ESPN's Amin Elhassan worked with Shaquille O'Neal on the Phoenix Suns, and reflects on word O'Neal's under investigation for workplace assault....

    Blog | March 25, 2014
  2. The gaps in NBA drug testing

    Henry Abbott

    Franck Fife/AFP/Getty Images The investigation into Lance Armstrong comes with hard lessons for major leagues like the NBA. The director general of the World Anti-Doping Agency, David Howman, recently singled out the NBA for "gaps" in its anti-dopi...

    Blog | November 09, 2012
  3. Tim Donaghy, disgraced NBA official, sticks to story: Biases help...

    Henry Abbott

    At times, former NBA referee Tim Donaghy was vague in an interview Monday about his role in gambling on NBA games.

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2009
  4. Tiger Woods, DeShawn Stevenson, and athletes clamming up

    Henry Abbott

    By Henry Abbott Tiger Woods hurt his face, went to the hospital, and doesn't want to talk about it much with the authorities. The police want to know more, though, and are mounting an investigation to find out what actually happened, even witho...

    Blog | November 30, 2009
  5. FIBA Americas Qualifier: Day 3

    Henry Abbott

    By Alfredo R. Berrios ESPNDeportes.com SAN JUAN -- Frustration has reached unexpected heights within Argentina's team. An incident that took place in the Argentina's locker room after their 76-67 loss to Brazil is under investigation. "...

    Blog | August 29, 2009
  6. When We Talk About the Seedy Underworld of Basketball

    Henry Abbott

    We are talking about stuff like what Yahoo's Adrian Wojnarowski and Dan Wetzel are describing in an exhaustive and groundbreaking investigation into expelled Connecticut recruit Nate Miles. At one point Miles is said to be as talented as anyone J...

    Blog | March 25, 2009
  7. NBA Traveling: Rewrite the Rule

    Henry Abbott

    Let's recap some of what we have learned from this TrueHoop investigation into traveling in the NBA: NBA referees -- instructed to allow two steps where the rulebook allows for one -- aren't calling traveling by the book. The traveling r...

    Blog | March 04, 2009
  8. Breaking the Rule: The State of Traveling in the NBA

    Henry Abbott

    Traveling in the NBA: A TrueHoop Investigation Perhaps the most fundamental rule of basketball is under fire. TrueHoop digs in. (Source image by Andrew D. Bernstein NBAE/Getty Images) * 1: Introduction: A basic rule, yet a mystery. &bull...

    Blog | March 04, 2009
  9. A Financial Investigation Touches the NBA

    Henry Abbott

    It's a funny time, right now, isn't it? A lot of financial things that never made it into the papers are making it into print now. I mean, some time ago, we would have had no way of knowing that singer John Denver, baseball legend Sandy Koufa...

    Blog | February 12, 2009
  10. If There Was Another Tim Donaghy Today, Would He Be Caught?

    Henry Abbott

    I have spent time with referees. I have spent time reading every word of attorney Lawrence Pedowitz's Report to the NBA Board of Governors, which is the NBA's investigation into the Tim Donaghy affair. I have spent time thinking. And my main thought ...

    Blog | October 08, 2008
  11. Runners and Recruiting: A Roundtable, Part 2

    Henry Abbott

    Rodney Guillory. It's a name we have learned in recent days, thanks to Kelly Naqi and her Outside the Lines investigation. Guillory, we have learned, has reportedly been acting like a runner. OK, you say, fine. But what exactly is a runner? How big a...

    Blog | May 29, 2008
  12. Runners and Recruiting: A Roundtable

    Henry Abbott

    Rodney Guillory. It's a name we have learned in recent days, thanks to Kelly Naqi and her Outside the Lines investigation. Guillory, we have learned, has reportedly been acting like a runner. OK, you say, fine. But what exactly is a runner? How big a...

    Blog | May 28, 2008
  13. A Classic Case of William Wesley

    Henry Abbott

    I used to blog about secretive basketball insider William Wesley nearly every day. Any little tidbit of news, boom, it was on here, as part of my open source investigation. Lately, though, I don't have much use for little scraps, here and there, of w...

    Blog | November 06, 2007
  14. More than Anything, Relief. Basketball is Back.

    Henry Abbott

    Basketball is back. Real NBA basketball. On your TV. With players playing, and everything. Man, at least from where I am sitting, there has been SO MUCH frustration, consternation, investigation, litigation, and anticipation since the last time there...

    Blog | October 31, 2007
  15. Whispers of More Referee Gambling

    Henry Abbott

    Duff Wilson reports in The New York Times: The federal investigation into National Basketball Association gambling is generating information about other referees that could lead to disciplinary action short of criminal charges, authorities and...

    Blog | August 17, 2007
  16. A potential nightmare

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Brian Windhorst In a story sure to send shivers up David Stern's spine, the New York Post is reporting today that an NBA referee is under investigation by the FBI for having links to a mafia-related point shaving scheme. The report says th...

    Blog | July 20, 2007