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  1. 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
  2. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    The man who was coaching at the time, John Lucas, says the Cavaliers tanked games to get LeBron James. The Blazers won't rule out the possibility that Greg Oden could, theoretically, return this season. Meanwhile, Brandon Roy may miss some time wit...

    Blog | January 14, 2010
  3. Michael Beasley and John Lucas: Both Nearly Done in Houston

    Henry Abbott

    John Lucas has been much-discussed lately as a key figure in the Houston-based, collective bargaining agreement-mandated drug rehabilitation of Miami Heat forward Michael Beasley. Lucas, the former NBA player and coach, and current trainer and counse...

    Blog | September 18, 2009
  4. John Lucas' Newest Project

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz As Michael Beasley checks into a facility for psychological and substance-abuse counseling, his friends, family, and those who care about him the most will be among the most important people on his road to recovery. But in th...

    Blog | August 24, 2009
  5. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    A really good Eddie Griffin article by Mike Jensen of the Philadelphia Inquirer remembers one of the great moments of his young life: when his AAU team beat local rival Dajuan Wagner's team: "'He'd give you the shirt off his back,' said John Lucas, t...

    Blog | August 27, 2007
  6. Friday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    John P. Lopez of the Houston Chronicle talks Eddie Griffin with John Lucas: "For two years during offseasons, Griffin could be found working out under Lucas' watchful eye. Lucas counseled him before and after workouts. During NBA seasons, he called G...

    Blog | August 24, 2007
  7. Chin Up, Penny Hardaway

    Henry Abbott

    What's he up to now? What's next for a wayward has-been who would like to lace 'em up a few more times? Wikipedia says he's working out in Houston with John Lucas. Is that current? His official website is pretty upbeat. I am still rehabbing my kne...

    Blog | March 14, 2006
  8. The Blazers' Candidate: Not Paul Silas

    Henry Abbott

    I stand corrected: the coaching candidate Blazers General Manager John Nash has been hinting about was not Paul Silas but instead John Lucas, according to this excellent bit of NBA research by the Oregonian's Jason Quick. In any case, it's water und...

    Blog | June 14, 2005