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  1. Coach Jim O'Brien Previews Lakers-Heat

    Henry Abbott

    Remember how Phil Jackson used to whine about Hack-a-Shaq and how terrible it was? It'll be interesting to see if he'll use it. O'Brien thinks the Lakers will have to do it at least a little bit on Christmas Day. O'Brien also points to James Posey. ...

    Blog | December 23, 2005
  2. TrueHoop TV Live

    Henry Abbott

    Tom Haberstroh, Ethan Sherwood Strauss and Henry Abbott to discussed Heat at Nets, Spurs at Lakers and more. TrueHoop TV Live happened Friday at 2p ET. You can watch the rebroadcast, or on the Spreecast website....

    Blog | November 01, 2013
  3. Friday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Ensemble teams never work. Right? We know this. We learned this. Karl Malone, Gary Payton and the 2004 Lakers taught us this. The Miami Heat taught us this. The Boston Celtics ... oh wait. The Heat won a title. And, of course, so did the Celtics. Wel...

    Blog | September 14, 2012
  4. TrueHoop TV: Stein on Heat, Lakers, Thunder

    Henry Abbott

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    Blog | May 21, 2012
  5. Heat & Lakers survive on Sunday

    Henry Abbott

    The Heat and Lakers both emerged victorious Sunday afternoon, as Miami clinched the Southeast Division, and Los Angeles moved a game and a half ahead of the Clippers in the Pacific Division. The Heat relied on their Big Three, and the Lakers lean...

    Blog | April 15, 2012
  6. TrueHoop's Stat Geek Smackdown 2011

    Henry Abbott

    Welcome to Year 5 of the TrueHoop Stat Geek Smackdown.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2011
  7. TrueHoop TV on Heat vs. Lakers

    Henry Abbott

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    Blog | March 09, 2011
  8. Putting the Heat on the Lakers' defense

    Henry Abbott

    The 7-0 Lakers have been, essentially, perfect this season. Their offense has been by far the NBA's best and their defense has been pretty darned good even without Andrew Bynum. It is hard to find anything to complain about. But Ed in Arcadia i...

    Blog | November 09, 2010
  9. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Brendan Jackson of Celtics Hub on losing to the Cavaliers: "Last night was not Celtic basketball. Or was it?" A Laker fan wrings his hands over the fact that advanced stats prefer the Heat and LeBron James to the Lakers and Kobe Bryant. It's pitch...

    Blog | October 28, 2010
  10. When the runner-up is superior

    Henry Abbott

    TrueHoop reader Phil Welsh writes that strength of conference should be a factor in determining home-court advantage in the Finals: June, 2011. Heat vs. Lakers. Game 7. Highest-rated NBA game in over a decade. Three Kings vs. Three Rings. LeBron v...

    Blog | October 22, 2010
  11. 10 questions for the 2010-11 NBA season

    Henry Abbott

    David Ramos, Getty Images Sport Lakers feeling the Heat? It's a core question of the upcoming NBA season. Who's the "team to beat?" It's a fun little theoretical debate now. LeBron James, some say, squirmed his way out of Cleveland and onto a team...

    Blog | October 12, 2010
  12. A big man in Laker camp

    Henry Abbott

    Dave Eggen/NBAE via Getty Images Russell Hicks will be in the Lakers training camp, hoping to keep his NBA prospects alive. When LeBron James signed with the Miami Heat, I'm sure he was very happy to know that his financial future was more secure t...

    Blog | September 17, 2010
  13. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Dave McMenamin of ESPNLosAngeles.com: "Jerry Buss, 76, said the Lakers' moves were motivated by the constant goal to improve and that the Heat weren't a clear-cut threat, mentioning Orlando, Boston, Chicago, Denver and Utah as fellow foes. However, w...

    Blog | August 18, 2010
  14. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel: "If the Miami Heat is being used for leverage when it comes to Lamar Odom's free-agent negotiations with the Los Angeles Lakers, it is safe to say it is a willing participant. While the Heat i...

    Blog | July 16, 2009
  15. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Big trouble in talks between the Lakers and Lamar Odom. ESPN's Marc Stein outlines that differences in state tax could make offers from the Heat or Mavericks more valuable than they'd initially appear. And consider this Heat scenario: "O...

    Blog | July 15, 2009
  16. NBA Traveling: "We Really Don't Reference the Rulebook"

    Henry Abbott

    The enormous flat-screen TV on the wall of Joe Borgia's office is showing a moment of the 2005 Christmas day game. The Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade catches the ball on the right wing, eyes up his defender, the Lakers' Kobe Bryant, and plows into the lane...

    Blog | March 04, 2009