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  1. Where did J.R. Smith go wrong?

    Henry Abbott

    Son of a coach who learned to make free throws by the age of three. A player whose teammates loved him, who won like crazy, and who got to practice early and stayed late. A player who'd give you the shirt off his back. A player who not only never mis...

    Blog | September 21, 2012
  2. Fashion week hits the NBA, NBA hits back

    Henry Abbott

    Skip Bolen/Getty Images The guy sitting next to Tyson Chandler didn't seem too impressed with the boots either. Robin Marchant/Getty Images J.R. Smith's face has a smile. And his heart has eyes. Chelsea Lauren/Getty Images Ru...

    Blog | September 12, 2012
  3. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Howard Beck of The New York Times: J.R. Smith was born in Freehold, N.J., and played at St. Benedict's Prep in Newark, so he knows a little about the intensity of New York basketball. It took him little time to get acclimated Sunday, as he scored 15 ...

    Blog | February 20, 2012
  4. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Chris Dempsey of The Denver Post: "Kenyon Martin and J.R. Smith are unrestricted free agents with no guarantees either or both will return; Nene has one foot out of the door; and now Wilson Chandler is going to China, where because of a contract with...

    Blog | September 01, 2011
  5. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    The telethon to raise money for NBA players. Video of one of the best runs of the summer. James Harden, J.R. Smith, Cuttino Mobley, Kenneth Faried, Bobby Brown, musician Chris Brown and many others in intense highlights. Join me on HoopSpeak Live...

    Blog | August 04, 2011
  6. Trade deadline: Latest links

    Henry Abbott

    • We're talking trade deadline all day. Join the Daily Dime Live chat. • Sources: Rockets, Wolves discuss Jonny Flynn deal • Stein: Mavs eye Tayshaun Prince, J.R. Smith, sources say • Hollinger trade grades: Baron Da...

    Blog | February 24, 2011
  7. Day Six Las Vegas summer league roundup

    Henry Abbott

    By D.J. Foster Chase Budinger is no stranger to being the most athletic guy in the gym. As a top-rated basketball and volleyball prospect in high school, Budinger was loathed by opponents (including your narrator) for being graced with otherworldl...

    Blog | July 15, 2010
  8. Best dunks in Nuggets history

    Henry Abbott

    I just learned the Nuggets went years under Doug Moe, starring Alex English, with hardly any dunks at all. But for a team with a lost dunker's decade, they sure do well in the conversation of greatest dunks of all time. There's the whole catalog o...

    Blog | March 12, 2010
  9. Nuggets not trading J.R. Smith

    Henry Abbott

    By Chris Broussard Ever since J.R. Smith sulked on the bench because of limited playing time (12 minutes) in Saturday's overtime victory over New Orleans, there's been speculation that Denver might trade him. Well, you can put that speculation ...

    Blog | January 26, 2010
  10. Wayne Winston: Mark Cuban's Stats Expert Isn't Bashful

    Henry Abbott

    Wayne Winston is a professor at Indiana University and for the last nine years he has been Mark Cuban's stat guru for the Dallas Mavericks. Winston's recently published book "Mathletics," explains much of his work -- complete with f...

    Blog | September 30, 2009
  11. Friday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz Mark Cuban puts the kibosh on Dirk Nowitzki playing for the Germans in the European championship. Dave Berri is much more bullish on the Rockets in 2009-10 than most observers, and appraises the team from -- no surprise ...

    Blog | August 14, 2009
  12. A Missed Opportunity for J.R. Smith

    Henry Abbott

    J.R. Smith had been accused of using pro-gang language on his Twitter account. Who knows if that's really what happened. Whatever had been happening won't be happening any more, as Smith has shut down his Twitter account. Jeremy from Roundbal...

    Blog | August 05, 2009
  13. Echoes of the 2004 Draft

    Henry Abbott

    You notice there are a lot of 2004 draftees around in these playoffs? Dwight Howard was the first pick. Ben Gordon was third. Andre Iguodala was ninth, Josh Smith 17th, J.R. Smith 18th, and Jameer Nelson was the 20th. Sasha Vujacic was 27th, Anderson...

    Blog | June 02, 2009
  14. The TrueHoop Network Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    The Mavs look like they'll avoid the dreaded 8-hole in the West, but the Pistons succumb to the Bulls and will have a weekend date in Cleveland. Meanwhile, the Sixers and Hornets have tough decisions to make about a couple of struggling shooters....

    Blog | April 14, 2009
  15. Saturday Night Live-Blogging

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz Welcome to All-Star Saturday night. Since my spirit is dampened by the exclusion of Steve Novak from the Three-Point Shootout, and I've never forgiven the judges for robbing Dominique Wilkins of the 1988 Slam Dun...

    Blog | February 14, 2009
  16. Now in the Dunk Contest: J.R. Smith

    Henry Abbott

    Rudy Gay is battling a left hip flexor strain, which means the dunk contest has a new entrant: The Nuggets' J.R. Smith. He'll compete against Dwight Howard, Rudy Fernandez, and Nate Robinson. And you know what? I think Smith can win thi...

    Blog | February 10, 2009