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  1. How You Assemble a Summer League Roster

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz The construction of an NBA Summer League roster follows a certain blueprint: Start with draft picks and most of the second-year guys under contract. Throw in an undrafted rookie or two, some D-Leaguers, then the journeymen...

    Blog | July 11, 2009
  2. Back in the NBA: Super Dunker James White

    Henry Abbott

    Not too long ago I linked to some amazing video of James White winning the D-League dunk contest. People see that athleticism and always wonder why he can't play in the NBA. The idea is that he could be a great NBA defender, in time, and you'...

    Blog | March 03, 2009
  3. Wednesday Mini-Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Stop the presses. Really. You have to watch this beautiful video of James White, Keith Clark, and the best dunks of the weekend, bar none. The D-League dunk contest was better than the NBA dunk contest. The Hornets hurt their credibility by telling ...

    Blog | February 18, 2009
  4. About "Making Change" off the Top of the Backboard

    Henry Abbott

    Author Todd Gallagher's assertion (if you haven't read that, you really should -- it's a party) that essentially nobody can make change off the top of the backboard scared up a lot of talk. In my inbox and the comments, there were countless claims o...

    Blog | January 09, 2008
  5. James White vs. a Jumping Myth

    Henry Abbott

    We have heard it a million times. So and so can "make change" off the top of the backboard. But have you ever seen it done? Is it really even possible? I remember back in last year's dunk contest, much was made of the fact that Dwight Howard slapped ...

    Blog | January 08, 2008
  6. James White Reaching for the Sky

    Henry Abbott

    The Spurs rookie makes a videotaped attempt to touch the very tippy top of the backboard, which, in case you haven't ever actually measured it, is super freaking high.Hat tip to Tim, who emailed this to me with the message that "being a Spurs fan is ...

    Blog | April 04, 2007
  7. James White on Draft Night

    Henry Abbott

    In this video from HoopsTV, White says he really wants to play for Indiana, so he can be near his son--so it must have been a little tough to wind up in San Antonio. He also says that he'll be the next slam dunk champion, which he might be, if they'd...

    Blog | February 08, 2007
  8. James White Lands with the Spurs

    Henry Abbott

    Jonathan Givony reports on the recently cut Pacer: White was considered arguably the top athlete in the 2006 draft, and is hailed for his potential as a defensive stopper. He was drafted as a fifth year senior out of Cincinnati after transferring ou...

    Blog | November 03, 2006
  9. Pacers Cut James White

    Henry Abbott

    Wow. They just traded for him on draft day, and gave him a guaranteed contract. The Pacers had a tough call to but somebody had to go. I'm hearing that the Stephen Jackson shootout changed the calculus a little, with a new emphasis on proven...

    Blog | October 30, 2006
  10. Ball is Life

    Henry Abbott

    Trailer from a DVD slated to come out in December, featuring a young Vince Carter, James White, Derrick Rose and many others:...

    Blog | October 23, 2006
  11. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Bill Livingston of The Plain Dealer: "LeBron James stood in black compression shorts with padding on the thighs. He pulled on a black undershirt, also padded at the ribs. He wore a white sleeve with padding on his right elbow too. In the jousts of th...

    Blog | April 28, 2010
  12. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    James "Flight" White can really dunk. And he'll be in the D-League's dunk contest. Consider yourselves warned. He'll be up against the defending champion Brent Petway, Patrick Ewing, Jr., and Keith Clark. ESPN's John Hollin...

    Blog | February 05, 2009
  13. Friday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Did you know there already is a basketball court at the White House? It's outdoors. But still ... not bad. Tyrus Thomas! His next matchup with LeBron James will be must-watch, because last night Thomas got himself on the short list of defenders ...

    Blog | January 16, 2009
  14. Etch-a-King

    Henry Abbott

    Amazing sped up video of an etch-a-sketch wizard artist George Vlosich creating a stunning representation of LeBron James. It's a lot of work making subtle art with those two white dials. I think I got carpal tunnel syndrome just watching....

    Blog | June 11, 2007