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  1. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    John Krolik of Cavs: The Blog: "James Johnson decided to try and get physical with LeBron on the perimeter. Pieces of his pride are still scattered around the Q." The biggest mystery of these playoffs is "What did Quentin Richardson say to Kevin Ga...

    Blog | April 20, 2010
  2. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Mike McGraw of the Daily Herald: "A small thing like points off the bench might make a huge difference for the Bulls, who probably never guessed they'd get so little from Jannero Pargo and rookie James Johnson early this season. Johnson scored 17 poi...

    Blog | December 10, 2009
  3. The Eight Biggest Stories of Summer League

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz The Las Vegas Summer League is a lot like the Sundance Film Festival of the NBA. Whereas the pageantry of most NBA games has gotten out of control, Summer League games are small indie productions. The event certainly has i...

    Blog | July 20, 2009
  4. Day Nine Summer League Roundup

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz Jonny Flynn is making his case for Summer League MVP. We tend to forget that college offenses don't run much pick-and-roll. With the help of Garrett Siler, his own personal Erick Dampier, Flynn is getting the kind of open...

    Blog | July 19, 2009
  5. Day Eight Summer League Roundup

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz When Austin Daye was being sized up as a pro prospect, one of the first shortcomings mentioned by his naysayers was his lanky build. Watching him up close in Las Vegas, Daye seems wholly unintimidated by back-line defenders...

    Blog | July 18, 2009
  6. How to Make One of the Greatest Draft Picks of All Time

    Henry Abbott

    Frank Layden had a feeling, in a Chicago elevator, that John Stockton was special. (Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE/Getty Images) The 16th pick. Right now it's projected to be James Johnson, or maybe Omri Casspi. Just imagine if either one went on ...

    Blog | June 25, 2009
  7. Friday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    James Ham of Cowbell Kingdom is passionate about the Kings, to the point of having berated Mayor Kevin Johnson at a recent city council meeting. But at a fancy Sacramento restaurant last night, he ran into Mayor Johnson and, among others, Clay Bennet...

    Blog | April 22, 2011
  8. Magic Johnson sought elite teammates too

    Henry Abbott

    Magic Johnson joins the cavalcade of those saying, essentially, hey LeBron James, real men don't play with superstars. "We didn't think about it 'cause that's not what we were about," Johnson said at Baruch College in New York, according to Bloomber...

    Blog | July 21, 2010
  9. Late Wednesday Mini-Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    If you make smart estimates of Kobe Bryant's upcoming years, he'll obliterate Magic Johnson in the Laker record book. Lots of people have addressed yesterday's bullet about LeBron James being called for fouls at half the rate of an average NBA play...

    Blog | January 27, 2010
  10. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Tom Knott of The Washington Times: "LeBron James is ascending to rarefied air as a force all his own. He is not the next Jordan or Bird or Magic Johnson. Each of those legendary figures had a celebrated support system. Jordan had Scottie Pippen,...

    Blog | April 20, 2009
  11. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    The Washington Post's Mike Wise to LeBron James: "Take heart, kid. You're not alone. Shaquille O'Neal was swept from the Finals in his first try. Magic Johnson's Lakers were swept twice in the Finals, once by an overdue Julius Erving-led Philadelphia...

    Blog | June 13, 2007
  12. Now it Feels Like the Playoffs

    Henry Abbott

    All hail the conquering heroes LeBron James and Kobe Bryant. It feels to me like something big is happening--like these two guys might have the chance to be the Bird and Johnson of a new era of the NBA. Seeing that the two best players in the...

    Blog | April 29, 2006