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  1. TrueHoop TV: What Jason Collins is facing

    Henry Abbott's Kevin Arnovitz has been out of the closet, and going to work at NBA stadiums (and yes, in locker rooms) for years. In his experience, how can Jason Collins, now that he's out, really expect to be treated?...

    Blog | April 30, 2013
  2. Jordan Crawford and his "steez"

    Henry Abbott

    Dan Steinberg of the DC Sports Bog asked Jordan Crawford why he wears sunglasses in the locker room after games. Crawford said it was just part of his "steez." Steinberg did not know this word. After getting a lesson in '90s music, he asked ju...

    Blog | November 02, 2012
  3. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    T.J. Simers of the Los Angeles Times: As often as the headlines go sour in professional sports, what a kick to hear Coach Vinny Del Negro walk through the locker room singing, "It's a miracle." Del Negro stopped to crack: "I just got a text from Mike...

    Blog | May 14, 2012
  4. Jay-Z as hoops recruiter

    Henry Abbott

    There's some concern about hip hop mogul -- and minority Nets owner -- Jay-Z's appearing in the Kentucky locker room to congratulate various Wildcats on their tournament win. The notion that Jay-Z may have been recruiting lottery picks would be tough...

    Blog | March 30, 2011
  5. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Dan Le Batard of The Miami Herald: "I understand why people would wonder now about the Miami Heat's mental toughness as inexplicable losses stack up, the locker room weeps and the national narrative from a laughing America becomes about an inability ...

    Blog | March 08, 2011
  6. Kobe in crunch time: Blazers believe

    Henry Abbott

    Kobe Bryant and the Lakers dispatched with the Blazers in crunch time -- storming back at the end of regulation, and then taking the game in overtime. In the Portland locker room post-game, Ben Golliver of BlazersEdge brought up the idea that Bryant...

    Blog | February 24, 2011
  7. On coming out in sports

    Henry Abbott

    On a new website called the Good Men Project, Henry P. Belanger talks to Boston columnist Steve Buckley. Buckley recently announced that he is gay, and says that things have not been awkward at all, even, for instance, in the locker room. Belanger as...

    Blog | February 01, 2011
  8. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    David Hyde of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel: "Their journey began, fittingly, around a championship trophy. Erik Spoelstra carried it into the locker room Monday. Just so there's no doubt. Just so everyone embraced one final time what this season is...

    Blog | October 26, 2010
  9. Jazz Season Ends, Boozer Questions Start

    Henry Abbott

    By J.A. Adande For some players it's already time to analyze every facial expression and pronoun, so let the record show that as Utah power forward Carlos Boozer sat in front of his locker and absorbed the Jazz's second-round sweep at the hands of...

    Blog | May 11, 2010
  10. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel: "LeBron joined Shaquille O'Neal and Anthony Parker on the bench wearing their GQ ensembles. 'The air went out of our locker room when our guys found out he wasn't playing,' coach Stan Van Gundy said. The Magic o...

    Blog | April 12, 2010
  11. When there are guns in your locker room, call a reporter

    Henry Abbott

    Kevin Broom is a basketball fan, a TrueHoop reader, and a 15-year veteran of public relations. As he watched the Gilbert Arenas gun escapade play out in real time, he had a lot of thoughts about how the Wizards and Arenas could have handled things be...

    Blog | April 02, 2010
  12. Chris Andersen and mysterious gold from the sky

    Henry Abbott

    Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE/Getty Images This photo was taken in the instant just before the incident of the falling gold. After Nuggets big man Chris Andersen hobbled to the locker room with a bad ankle halfway through the fourth quarter of Denver's w...

    Blog | April 02, 2010
  13. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Bob Finnan of The News-Herald: "The 'historians' in the Cavaliers' locker room likened center Zydrunas Ilgauskas' return to the team to Michael Jordan's comeback with the Chicago Bulls on March 19, 1995. 'It was probably the most anticipated comeback...

    Blog | March 29, 2010
  14. The tricks of Gilbert Arenas

    Henry Abbott

    Several people saw Gilbert Arenas with guns in the Wizards' locker room last December. In the days and hours to follow, hard questions were asked. It would have been a great time for Arenas to "come clean" about his dispute with teammate Javaris C...

    Blog | March 26, 2010
  15. Shannon Brown, now in the spotlight

    Henry Abbott

    Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images A star of All-Star Weekend, who remembers unemployment. June 14, 2007 was a bad day to be in the Cleveland Cavaliers' post-game locker room. Down the hall, the San Antonio Spurs were running around with cha...

    Blog | February 12, 2010
  16. Crittenton could still be traded

    Henry Abbott

    By Chris Sheridan The NBA players' union announced this afternoon that Javaris Crittenton will not be appealing his season-long suspension for his role in the now-infamous gun incident in the Washington Wizards' locker room. One of the reason...

    Blog | February 02, 2010