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  1. What delights Chris Paul

    Henry Abbott

    Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE/Getty Images "I hate that in a couple months these guys are going to be my enemies," says Chris Paul. "The bond and the camaraderie," says coach Mike Krzyzewski of the 2012 Team USA, "I would take ours over anybody." "We...

    Blog | August 16, 2012
  2. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Geoff Calkins of The Commercial-Appeal: Go ahead, roll your eyes if you like. But if you saw this game - if you heard the players talking about it afterward - you'd understand. For American players, a gold medal doesn't compare to an NBA title. But i...

    Blog | August 13, 2012
  3. Limits of human performance

    Henry Abbott

    Stu Forster/Getty Images Sport Ana Dulce Felix at the finish line of the 2012 Olympic marathon in London. People just get better and better at things. That's the trend. That underlies a lot, frankly, including the Olympics -- and the idea that t...

    Blog | August 06, 2012
  4. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Charles F. Gardner of the Journal Sentinel: One interesting point on the current Olympic Games in London: this time the Bucks have zero players competing. That's a marked contrast from the 2008 Beijing Games when Michael Redd was playing for the U.S....

    Blog | July 31, 2012
  5. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Ricky Rubio and Kobe Bryant talking a little London 2012 trash to each other. Rubio says Bryant will get the silver, Bryant says if he wins, he wants the keys to Barcelona. (Also beefing: Derrick Rose and ... Frank Vogel.) Food Republic's Jason Kes...

    Blog | January 30, 2012
  6. Get Used to the Idea of NBA Teams in Europe

    Henry Abbott

    Ian Whittell, writing in the London-based Guardian: 'There were no NBA-quality arenas in Europe until a couple of years ago. None,' says Tim Leiweke, president of AEG, the company that owns the O2 in London's Docklands. 'You're going to see a huge a...

    Blog | December 15, 2008
  7. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Luol Deng tells the Times of London about the books he just read, and sure enough he just read the same book about Deng's country, Sudan, that I just read, Dave Eggers' "What is the What." My new career goal: to talk "What is the What" with Luol Deng...

    Blog | August 12, 2008
  8. World Club Championship

    Henry Abbott

    Ever been anxious to see the San Antonio Spurs against CSKA Moscow, when they are really playing hard? Allegedly, that could be on the way. Mark Woods, from London's Guardian reports: In a footnote to the minutes of its latest meeting, basketball's ...

    Blog | April 29, 2008
  9. If You Love Soccer and Basketball

    Henry Abbott

    This is a big moment. That's Chelsea's Didier Drogba -- immaculate goal scorer -- meeting Kevin Garnett in London last week....

    Blog | October 17, 2007
  10. Luol Deng: Saving British Basketball

    Henry Abbott

    If the British team is going to be any good when London hosts the Olympics in 2012, then Deng will be a big part of the reason why. James Munro reports for the BBC: Last season he was the National Basketball Association's Sportsman of the Year, and ...

    Blog | August 17, 2007