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  1. If you have to trade Chris Paul

    Henry Abbott

    Ask for Stephen Curry. That's the conclusion of Michael McNamara on Hornets247, who ranks the Warriors' guard ahead of Eric Gordon, Minnesota's lottery pick, Andrew Bynum, Josh Smith or Pau Gasol....

    Blog | December 05, 2011
  2. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    A little quiz. The following players are (in no particular order) all currently in the NBA's top 20 for what statistic? Richard Jefferson, Shannon Brown, Josh Smith, Jodie Meeks, Al Farouq-Aminu, DeShawn Stevenson, Chris Paul, Carlos Arroyo and Arron...

    Blog | December 13, 2010
  3. The nice list: best players so far

    Henry Abbott

    Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images Sport Josh Smith: one Hawk who is right at home in the playoffs. The playoffs are different. The fouls are harder, the preparation is more intense, the defensive schemes are more focused, and the easy shots are memories. T...

    Blog | April 23, 2010
  4. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Nate Robinson says he doesn't think of himself as short. (Insider) Josh Smith and Anderson Varejao are essentially non-shooters, but defenders still bite on the mid-range pump fake, which gives those athletes ways to get good looks at the rim. Di...

    Blog | March 15, 2010
  5. Who you won't see in Dallas

    Henry Abbott

    Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Images Josh Smith has made the Hawks matter, but apparently not to coaches who pick All-Star reserves. The 2009-2010 Eastern All-Stars Allen Iverson Dwyane Wade LeBron James Kevin Garnett Dwight Howard ...

    Blog | January 28, 2010
  6. The Defensive Player of the Year names his successor

    Henry Abbott

    Dwight Howard lists his five picks for defensive player of the year. Howard has every right to put himself at the top of this list. Instead, Howard put his high school teammate Josh Smith at the top, with himself fifth, two spots behind Brendan Ha...

    Blog | January 26, 2010
  7. Josh Smith Eating Breakfast

    Henry Abbott

    Honestly, I'm not at all sure why this video was even made. It's Josh Smith eating eggs and a smoothie, shooting the breeze with the chef. The entire plot: Josh Smith likes food. Josh Smith likes trout sandwiches. As a native of Georgia, Josh...

    Blog | October 09, 2009
  8. The Great Jersey Crisis: Averted

    Henry Abbott

    When I was a young Blazer fan, one of my favorite players was center Caldwell Jones. He had been playing forever, including for the Sixers in the 1977 NBA Finals against the Blazers, and exuded a certain kind of class. He was skinny, even-keeled and ...

    Blog | September 15, 2009
  9. 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
  10. The TrueHoop Network Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    The Magic bask in the warm glow of their ECF upset, while Cleveland is forced to do some serious soul-searching. The Sixers opt for a tried-and-true choice to propel them forward. And what should the Knicks do about their fan favorites -- both free a...

    Blog | May 31, 2009
  11. The TrueHoop Network Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    The Lakers made their strongest adjustment of the series Wednesday night. The Magic's simple adjustment in the conference finals? Draining open looks. And Tyrus Thomas should adjust his game by launching fewer two-point jumpers. Kurt Helin...

    Blog | May 28, 2009
  12. The TrueHoop Network Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    LeBron and Kobe might be the two best players in the conference finals, but it's the teams with the deeper 2-through-8s that are making the strongest statements. Would the Suns do the unthinkable and deal the face of their franchise? And how will...

    Blog | May 27, 2009
  13. The TrueHoop Network Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    Cleveland beat Atlanta, while Dallas beat itself. How does the Boston-Chicago showdown of '09 rank with history's best? We also explore the parallel universe where the Bulls came out on top. Rob Mahoney of Two Man Game: "Brick by ...

    Blog | May 06, 2009
  14. Josh Smith: So Good ... So Bad

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz The most commonly used characteristic to describe the Atlanta Hawks is athletic. It used to be young, but the gritty seven-game series last April against Boston put that to rest. When people portray athleticism as the Hawks&#...

    Blog | April 30, 2009
  15. The TrueHoop Network Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    Atlanta did what it wanted defensively against Miami...and lost. The Magic didn't get what they wanted offensively against Philadelphia...and won. Meanwhile, Chris Paul doesn't look like Chris Paul. The TrueHoop Network sorts out the contradi...

    Blog | April 23, 2009
  16. The TrueHoop Network Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    Yao shuts down Dwight Howard. Alarmists in San Antonio want to shut down Tim Duncan. Can anyone shut down the Bulls at home? Brody Rollins of Rockets Buzz: "Yao's like that shutdown corner, the one the announcers croon over on TV, but...

    Blog | April 08, 2009