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  1. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Mike Wells of The Indianapolis Star: Lee Eddins had hoped he would be able to watch his idol, center Roy Hibbert, play in person when the Indiana Pacers visit Sacramento, Calif., for a game against the Kings in late November. But Lee, 12, is not expe...

    Blog | August 08, 2012
  2. 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
  3. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Linda Robertson of The Miami Herald: Miami Heat coach and healer Erik Spoelstra has his players on a late-season "maintenance" program. Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau has also been giving his guys nights off and treating the battered Derrick Rose ...

    Blog | April 20, 2012
  4. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Michael Lee of The Washington Post: Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant brought the team with the NBA's best record to his home town, and the expectation was that it would be a pushover against the team with the league's worst record. But Wal...

    Blog | January 19, 2012
  5. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Alan Hahn of Newsday: "With so much firepower on the roster, Mike D'Antoni said offense isn't going to be a problem for the Knicks. But then he saw his team score nine points in the first quarter Sunday. 'There was a fleeting moment,' he said, 'where...

    Blog | March 21, 2011
  6. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Pete Thamel of The New York Times: "Kevin Durant, the tournament's most valuable player, scored 28 points to lead the United States to an 81-64 victory and its first world championship since 1994. In pounding his chest in celebration after two clutch...

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

    Henry Abbott

    Scott Cacciola of The Commercial Appeal: "All the talk and speculation about his arrival became reality when Zach Randolph, all 6-9 and 260 pounds of him, walked into the press conference room at FedExForum on Tuesday afternoon. For a franchise ...

    Blog | July 22, 2009
  8. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Ivan Carter of The Washington Post: "Caron Butler has never been to Barcelona before, but he does remember an image of his childhood idol, Michael Jordan, that was taken during the 1992 Barcelona Olympics when Jordan and the Dream Team dominated the ...

    Blog | October 17, 2008
  9. Tuesday Olybullets

    Henry Abbott

    Have you noticed that in a lot of sports, the elite athletes from all over the world went to American universities? That's especially true in track and field, it seems. And, it turns out, basketball! This is an amazing piece of news from Michael Lync...

    Blog | August 19, 2008
  10. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Jeff Duncan of The Times-Picayune: "Chris Paul's role for the U.S. men's Olympic basketball team grows with each game. Jason Kidd is the starter at point guard. But Paul is clearly the guard who plays the most minutes and more often than not finishes...

    Blog | August 19, 2008
  11. Wednesday Olybullets

    Henry Abbott

    Michael Lee of the Washington Post has asked team USA about recent talk of their private chef. "Chef Lovie" gets high praise from players. But in the ensuing conversation, Dwyane Wade undermines the work of nutrition experts everywhere by saying that...

    Blog | August 13, 2008
  12. Tuesday Olybullets

    Henry Abbott

    To me the calling card of Team USA thus far has been forcing turnovers, mainly in the backcourt. Angola had as many turnovers as field goals. Most of these come from Jason Kidd, Chris Paul, Deron Williams, LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Dwyane Wade and t...

    Blog | August 12, 2008
  13. Monday Olybullets

    Henry Abbott

    Dan Steinberg of the D.C. Sports Bog: "The Olympics are just four days old, but the best quote of the Games has already been uttered, and there is a 0.000000 chance that it will be topped. This from colleague Michael Abramowitz's Style Section story ...

    Blog | August 11, 2008
  14. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    A nice little video compilation of missed dunks. To me the worst here is Tony Parker, who wasn't even attempting much of anything other than to get the ball in the hole, sans defense. Sometimes I see some mammoth NBA player with good position attempt...

    Blog | July 21, 2008
  15. Friday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Clay Bennett's explains why Oklahoma City and its various taxpayers and businesses would want to give him and his co-owners the sweetest of sweetheart deals on an arena, naming rights, etc. It'll be good for the city! This from a guy whose lawyers ha...

    Blog | February 01, 2008
  16. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Michael Murphy wrote an amazing story in the Houston Chronicle about Sam Anderson, the starting power forward at the University of Houston: "... everyone in the Anderson family knew how much Sam loved basketball. It had been Sam's haven as a child ba...

    Blog | June 25, 2007