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  1. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    John Rohde of The Oklahoman: The Beatles managed to stay together for 10 years (1960-70). If you believe some people, The Heatles might only stay together another 10 days (2010-present). When free agents LeBron James and Chris Bosh decided to join Dw...

    Blog | June 11, 2012
  2. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Greg Cote of The Miami Herald: Pondering the greatness of LeBron James this season has been like inviting a da Vinci scholar to consider the Mona Lisa's smile, or asking a theologian, "What is life?" Where to begin? LeBron steps onto a basketball cou...

    Blog | February 08, 2012
  3. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Shandel Richardson of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel: "Heat forward LeBron James took criticism from fans for skipping the pregame introductions Tuesday against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Many felt James was avoiding facing the fans of his former team,...

    Blog | March 31, 2011
  4. Cavaliers set new franchise record

    Henry Abbott

    The Cleveland Cavaliers have lost a franchise single-season record 22 straight road games following their loss to the Boston Celtics. Overall, Cleveland is 1-28 since November 30, and according to the Elias Sports Bureau, it's the first time in franc...

    Blog | January 26, 2011
  5. First Cup: LeBron returns to Cleveland

    Henry Abbott

    Shandel Richardson of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel: "Heat forward LeBron James downplayed a report that suggested the team may have violated the NBA tampering rules during his free agency. A report by Yahoo! Sports said the Cleveland Cavs have hire...

    Blog | December 02, 2010
  6. Chet Walker on LeBron James

    Henry Abbott

    Lacy Banks of the Chicago Sun-Times caught up with Chet Walker, who played for the Nationals, Sixers and then Bulls in the 1960s and 70s. Walker, along with Oscar Robertson, once sued the NBA for merging with the ABA and limiting the number of employ...

    Blog | July 12, 2010
  7. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Greg Cote of The Miami Herald: "We are the kingdom now. Miami is the capital of basketball. South Florida is the epicenter of American sports. It became so by royal decree at 9:27 p.m. Eastern time, July 8, 2010. That is the moment when LeBron James ...

    Blog | July 09, 2010
  8. A tough meeting to schedule

    Henry Abbott

    There will be some much-discussed meetings going on in Ohio later this week. As the reports go, a series of team executives will swing through to make their pitches to LeBron James. Setting up any meeting with all those bigwigs (owners, GMs, LeBro...

    Blog | June 29, 2010
  9. The long goodbye to LeBron James

    Henry Abbott

    John Krolik of Cavs: The Blog, digests the news of draft night: So far this offseason, two LeBron-related realities have become clear. The first is that LeBron does not feel such a strong sense of loyalty towards Cleveland and the current Cavalier t...

    Blog | June 25, 2010
  10. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Steve Bulpett of the Boston Herald: "Rumors of Paul Pierce's demise apparently have been greatly exaggerated. The too old, too beat up, too unable to deal with LeBron James captain of the Celtics played the first four games of this conference semifin...

    Blog | May 12, 2010
  11. Quantifying LeBron James' special night

    Henry Abbott

    Gregory Shamus, Getty Images Sport LeBron James shot a lot of crunch time jumpers, but had something special for Joakim Noah. By normal measures last night's Chicago Bulls vs. Cleveland Cavaliers contest should have been an incredible nail-biter. B...

    Blog | April 20, 2010
  12. When you have it all, what can free agency get you?

    Henry Abbott

    Salary cap expert Larry Coon makes a good point. It's entirely possible that, thanks to a wrinkle in the collective bargaining agreement, Kobe Bryant has reduced his own future NBA income by signing a three-year contract extension with the Lakers, in...

    Blog | April 02, 2010
  13. LeBron and Kobe Team Up

    Henry Abbott

    By CHRIS BROUSSARD It's safe to assume that LeBron James and Kobe Bryant haven't talked privately about giving the world what it wants - the dream NBA Finals matchup between James' Cleveland Cavaliers and Bryant's Los Angeles Lakers. But in...

    Blog | March 05, 2010
  14. LeBron James, thinking like an MVP

    Henry Abbott

    Terry Pluto and Brian Windhorst's new book "LeBron James: The Making of an MVP" capitalizes on the two Ohio-based sportswriters' deep knowledge of LeBron James and his career to date. They have been kind enough to let us excerpt the book on TrueHoop....

    Blog | December 04, 2009
  15. C.J. Watson OK with giving up No. 23; Toney Douglas not so sure

    Henry Abbott

    By Chris Sheridan If a LeBron James-inspired petition is ever actually circulated among NBA players who wear No. 23, asking them to give up that number as a tribute to Michael Jordan, C.J. Watson of the Golden State Warriors would be in favor of i...

    Blog | November 13, 2009
  16. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Brian Windhorst of The Plain Dealer: "Playing their most complete game of the young season, the Cavs looked like a cohesive, deep and tough unit in dismantling the Orlando Magic, 102-93 Wednesday night. LeBron James picked up right where he left off ...

    Blog | November 12, 2009