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  1. Friday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz The Blazers have found an individual to accept their money. The Sixers drafted Jrue Holiday out of UCLA, but will clearly need to fortify things at the point. Will Big Ben return to Detroit and retire as a Piston? ...

    Blog | July 24, 2009
  2. Barcelona Food Labs, Kobe Steak, and the MVP Race

    Henry Abbott

    The other day, I linked to a video about the kind of ham that Jose Calderon raises on his farm back in Spain. If you keep watching, though, you'll see that it is actually not really a video about ham, but instead about the extraordinarily nontrad...

    Blog | March 24, 2009
  3. The Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    Are you better off keeping your second banana than trading for more talent? Can Kirk Hinrich accept playing second fiddle to Derrick Rose? How will Shawn Marion's 2008-09 second act in Toronto fare? Seconds for everyone at the T...

    Blog | February 19, 2009
  4. Jose Calderon, Pig Farmer

    Henry Abbott

    In the current HOOP magazine, Jeramie McPeek grills Jose Calderon about all kinds of things in a free-ranging conversation. We learn that not only does the Raptor point guard have the NBA's finest free throw percentage, but he also has its best c...

    Blog | February 17, 2009
  5. The Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    Is Manu Ginobili past his prime? Is Josh Smith a prime time contributor? The TrueHoop Network pursues some prime targets: Graydon Gordian of 48 Minutes of Hell: "All season long Spurs fans have been dealing with the anxiety-inducin...

    Blog | January 29, 2009
  6. New Years Eve Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz The Painted Area's travelogue from Dallas is chock full of good stuff -- Texas' best taco stands, a trip to American Airlines arena, shopping for used books in a converted opera house, and a close examination of both O.J. May...

    Blog | December 31, 2008
  7. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Frank Zicarelli of the Toronto Sun: "We said it then and we will repeat it again that the Raptors made the wrong choice in moving forward with their starter at point guard. This is by no means a knock against Jose Calderon, but T.J. Ford's ability to...

    Blog | December 10, 2008
  8. First Cup: Training Camp Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Doug Smith of the Toronto Star: "'Me, Chris Bosh and Jose (Calderon) sat down after the scrimmage (last week) and it was like, 'Man, we have a real shot here,' newcomer Jermaine O'Neal said. 'We've got a real shot. Obviously, we have the talent on pa...

    Blog | September 29, 2008
  9. The Other Redeem Team: Spain

    Henry Abbott

    Big contracts, NBA stars, a new coach, a new approach, and -- after a disappointing loss in a recent major international competition -- something to prove. More than anything, almost being able to taste Olympic gold, knowing that hitting shots and pl...

    Blog | August 15, 2008
  10. Jose Calderon, on his Website: Verbal Agreement with Raptors

    Henry Abbott

    From Early this morning, through my agents, I reached a preliminary agreement with the Toronto Raptors. I want to thank Bryan Colangelo, Maurizio Gherardini, Sam Mitchell and all of the Raptors family for the confidence that ...

    Blog | July 01, 2008
  11. Spain Falls to Russia, Capping a Magnificent EuroBasket

    Henry Abbott

    Everyone I know who was there says this tournament was well worth the trip, mainly for a fantastic performance. So many subplots. Jose Calderon can clearly now shoot. Viktor Khryapa is good. (And remember Sergei Monia?) Lithuania, Russia, Spain, and ...

    Blog | September 17, 2007
  12. Jose Calderon Twinkles in Toronto

    Henry Abbott

    Everybody knew that this year's draft class had some good point guards: Deron Williams, Chris Paul, and Raymond Felton were the headliners, but they were hardly the only ones. Later in the draft we heard names like Jarrett Jack, Roko Leni Ukic, and N...

    Blog | November 10, 2005