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  1. When players talk like stat geeks

    Henry Abbott

    Kevin Martin spreads the gospel of team offensive efficiency at Timberwolves' media day: It's a proven fact, if you hit a high free-throw percentage and you hit a lot of 3-pointers, then you're going to have one of the best offenses in the league. T...

    Blog | October 02, 2013
  2. The unguarded

    Henry Abbott

    Layne Murdoch/NBAE/Getty ImagesOn the Thunder, Kevin Martin made almost 80 percent of his crunch-time shots.The venerable Justin Kubatko, founder of Basketball-Reference and a lion of the TrueHoop Stat Geek Smackdown (although, it must be said, a cow...

    Blog | September 17, 2013
  3. Kevin Martin is ready to play

    Henry Abbott

    Bill Baptist/Getty Images The Rockets' Kevin Martin says he'd hate to lose a season over one percent of revenues. The NBA landscape has been swimming in the language of rejection and ultimatums. A rare exception is Houston Rockets guard Kevin Ma...

    Blog | November 08, 2011
  4. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle: "Good to see the NBA gave its blessing for the Rockets to attend Kevin Martin's wedding and Yao Ming's retirement announcement. Martin was married to his longtime girlfriend Jill Adler last weekend and with t...

    Blog | July 19, 2011
  5. Not a Hollywood ending

    Henry Abbott

    David Sherman/NBAE/Getty Images The Suns' dreary record will keep Steve Nash from an eighth career All-Star berth. Editor's note: Updated late Friday to reflect David Stern's choice of Kevin Love as Yao Ming's injury replacement. The 2010-11 W...

    Blog | February 03, 2011
  6. The danger of thinking

    Henry Abbott

    David Thorpe is not a trainer who thinks every player should have the same shooting form. (As proof, I'll offer his client Kevin Martin, who -- I think you'll agree -- has a famously unique shooting style.) However, he will absolutely yell correction...

    Blog | August 05, 2010
  7. The fight is on in the West

    Henry Abbott

    Since their big trade for Kevin Martin, the Rockets have been pretty hot. A recent four-game winning streak -- they're 7-3 in March -- positioned them ahead of the Grizzlies as the first team breathing down the necks of the teams positioned to take t...

    Blog | March 22, 2010
  8. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    LeBron James is on pace to get more assists per game than any forward in NBA history. Kevin Martin and Aaron Brooks will start together for the first time tonight. What will that be like? A clue comes from when Martin played with Mike Bibby in Sacr...

    Blog | February 24, 2010
  9. David Thorpe on the trading of Kevin Martin

    Henry Abbott

    Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images The Rockets have been needing a scorer; Kevin Martin is one of the most efficient in NBA history. David Thorpe has been training Kevin Martin every summer in person, and on the phone day in and day out, since Mar...

    Blog | February 18, 2010
  10. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Ailene Voisin of The Sacramento Bee: "Kevin Martin leaned against the wall in the Kings' practice facility Thursday afternoon, still very much in shock, his damaged left wrist dangling at his side. Hours earlier, an MRI revealed that the league's thi...

    Blog | November 06, 2009
  11. Kevin Martin's All-Star campaign is being led by young Indonesian...

    Henry Abbott

    By Henry Abbott The Kings' guard scored 48 last night, is the NBA's fourth-leading scorer at the moment and is tied with Amare Stoudemire for the best true-shooting percentage of any active NBA player. Martin also, it should be pointed out, sta...

    Blog | November 03, 2009
  12. Kevin Martin: The Adam Dunn of the NBA?

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz Kevin Martin & Adam Dunn: What do these two guys have in common? (Rocky Widner, Mitchell Layton/NBAE/Getty Images) There probably isn't a slugger in Major League Baseball more polarizing than Adam Dunn. I...

    Blog | September 08, 2009
  13. Day Seven Summer League Roundup

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz Anthony Morrow set a new Summer League record with 47 points against the Hornets. Joe Alexander, as much as anyone on the Bucks' roster, will benefit from Brandon Jennings' fluency at running the break. Alexa...

    Blog | July 17, 2009
  14. Tyreke Evans' Maiden Voyage

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz Tyreke Evans did a lot of impressive stuff Friday afternoon in his debut as the Sacramento Kings' point guard. On the game's very first possession, he dished the ball off to the weak side, then rumbled to the block wh...

    Blog | July 10, 2009
  15. The TrueHoop Network Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    Ricky Rubio tempted the hearts of both Thunder and Kings fans -- but their respective GMs went with the conservative picks. Smart long-term thinking ... or overcautiousness? Did the Spurs get the steal of the draft? And did Orlando help itself ...

    Blog | June 26, 2009
  16. The TrueHoop Network Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    Was the Celtics' loss in Chicago meaningless? Was the Cavs' win over Orlando at the Q a pyrrhic victory? Sort out the mixed signals atop the Eastern Conference standings at the TrueHoop Network: Zach Lowe of Celtics Hub: &qu...

    Blog | March 18, 2009