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  1. Lakers, Spurs streak; 76ers struggle

    Henry Abbott

    A quick look at five of the most interesting statistical notes from Friday night ... 1-- The Los Angeles Lakers won their 19th straight game against the Minnesota Timberwolves. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, this is the second-longest win s...

    Blog | March 17, 2012
  2. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Dave Krieger of the Rocky Mountain News: "Magic Johnson was sitting courtside Sunday as the Pau-full Lakers beat the Heat in Miami. ABC sideline reporter Lisa Salters asked for his take on the West. He mentioned the Lakers, Spurs, Suns, Mavericks and...

    Blog | February 11, 2008
  3. Handicapping Scottie Pippen's Return

    Henry Abbott

    Chris Sheridan talked to Pippen (Insider) and Sheridan's vast network of contacts and handicaps Pippen's most likely destinations (the Lakers, Spurs, Mavericks, Spurs, Heat, Bulls, and Clippers are discussed). The Lakers make a lot of sense, although...

    Blog | February 27, 2007
  4. 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
  5. Hero Ball devoured the Rockets

    Henry Abbott

    Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images Late in close games, including against the Lakers on Wednesday, the Rocket offense stagnates. The Rockets had a shot against the banged up Spurs. That's the thinking. But there's no worse West draw than opening ...

    Blog | April 18, 2013
  6. Size of city predicts almost nothing

    Henry Abbott

    The 30 NBA teams ranked by winning percentage with the current national rank of their TV markets: Lakers (2) Celtics (7) Spurs (36) Suns (13) Jazz (33) Blazers (22) 76ers (4) Thunder (44) Bucks (34) Magic (19) Bulls (3) Rock...

    Blog | December 14, 2011
  7. Mike Brown's X's and O's for Gasol and Bynum

    Henry Abbott

    The Lakers' new coach said in his introductory press conference that his Lakers would not run the triangle. Instead, he says they'll use elements of various things, including the triangle, but that a huge influence would be the Spurs teams where Brow...

    Blog | June 16, 2011
  8. Fancy stats on the airwaves

    Henry Abbott

    From SportsNation yesterday, talking Lakers, Knicks, Celtics, Spurs, Grizzlies, Russell Westbrook and more:...

    Blog | April 21, 2011
  9. TrueHoop's Stat Geek Smackdown 2011

    Henry Abbott

    Welcome to Year 5 of the TrueHoop Stat Geek Smackdown.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2011
  10. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Buck Harvey of the San Antonio Express-News: "If Antonio McDyess hadn't done what he did, with a game the next night in Sacramento, would the Spurs continue to feel so blessed? Games in February don't often matter, which is what the Lakers keep telli...

    Blog | February 04, 2011
  11. Derek Fisher on his 0.4 second miracle

    Henry Abbott

    It was one of the most memorable shots of the decade (even if it was not a great day for precision in NBA timekeeping). In Game 5 of a 2004 playoff series in San Antonio, the Lakers trailed the Spurs by one point after Tim Duncan made a very tough...

    Blog | June 02, 2010
  12. John Hollinger leads the Smackdown

    Henry Abbott

    As I have mentioned, in the first round, every single participant in the 2010 TrueHoop Stat Geek Smackdown picked the Cavaliers, Magic, Hawks, Celtics and Lakers to win in the first round. So the action came down to the Spurs vs. Mavericks, Nuggets v...

    Blog | May 03, 2010
  13. The upsets will come from the West

    Henry Abbott

    Back at the beginning of this season, I heard somebody explain, with authority, that there were only five NBA teams that mattered this season: Lakers, Celtics, Cavaliers, Spurs and Magic. It's a decent list. In hindsight, (who could have predicted...

    Blog | April 12, 2010
  14. Now searching for rhythm: The Lakers

    Henry Abbott

    Noah Graham/NBAE/Getty Images The Laker offense ranks 11th, behind teams like the Cavaliers, Spurs, Magic and Grizzlies. The Lakers are the favorites. They're the champions. They have the best record in the Western Conference, and are percentage...

    Blog | January 25, 2010
  15. The TrueHoop Stat Geek Smackdown -- Update

    Henry Abbott

    With three out of five series completed, only three of eight stat geeks have yet to whiff. Everybody got the Lakers and the Cavaliers, but only John Hollinger, David Berri and Kevin Pelton predicted that the Mavericks would knock off the Spurs. Holli...

    Blog | April 29, 2009
  16. The TrueHoop Network Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    The Spurs biggest test might come in the offseason. Could the Mavs give the Lakers a test in a 1-8 matchup? And the Raptors are testing the patience of even their most loyal fans. Timothy Varner of 48 Minutes of Hell: "Gregg Popovich has...

    Blog | April 09, 2009