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  1. Now the Cavaliers can't lose

    Henry Abbott

    Nearly two weeks ago, after a Cleveland loss, David Thorpe noticed things he liked about the Cavs' play. They haven't lost since....

    Blog | January 29, 2015
  2. These will be the Heat

    Henry Abbott

    Kevin C. Cox/ Getty Images Sport The Heat are and will be built around Dwyane Wade, LeBron James and Chris Bosh. But for those pesky 2010-2011 Dallas Mavericks, the post-Decision Big Three Miami Heat would have never lost a playoff series. As it is...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  3. TrueHoop TV: Spurs in a rout

    Henry Abbott

    J.A. Adande and Marc Stein tell how the Spurs managed to set a Finals record for 3s while making the Heat look lost and bewildered. TrueHoop TV at the Finals....

    Blog | June 12, 2013
  4. Gregg Popovich builds young players

    Henry Abbott

    Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images Memphis lost to a team that has always been more aggressive about developing young talent. Of all the things coaches hate, globally televised boneheaded mistakes surely top the list. They happen. Not even the most ve...

    Blog | May 28, 2013
  5. How the lottery lost its cool

    Henry Abbott

    Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE/Getty Images Nobody has done better at it than the Cleveland Cavaliers, but even they don't swear by the lottery. It's a weird kind of party, the NBA draft lottery. The 2013 version began on the Good Morning America's re...

    Blog | May 21, 2013
  6. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Not to be lost in Mark Cuban's back-and-forth with Wages of Wins bloggers which I blogged about yesterday: "I can also tell you that in our planning, we see players playing into their mid 40s starting in about 15 years. So the guys coming in now, cou...

    Blog | September 06, 2012
  7. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Small thought while watching Kobe Bryant play for Team USA: If I ever have knee trouble, my first call would be to Germany. Essential to the leaping-Bryant story, though, is that he says he has lost a ton of weight. I genuinely believe many players w...

    Blog | July 25, 2012
  8. NBA Today: David Thorpe and Grant Long

    Henry Abbott

    David Thorpe and former NBA player Grant Long join Henry Abbott on the NBA Today podcast to wrap up the NBA Finals, including: How the Thunder lost their cool The ideal team to beat the Heat How LeBron showed his leadership in Round 2 against...

    Blog | June 22, 2012
  9. What's missing? Ray Allen's touch

    Henry Abbott

    (The Miami Heat host the Boston Celtics in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals, Wednesday at 8:30 ET on ESPN.) The Boston Celtics have lost five consecutive postseason road games against the Miami Heat, dating to 2010. According to the Elias S...

    Blog | May 30, 2012
  10. NBA Today: Jalen Rose, Luc Richard Mbah a Moute

    Henry Abbott

    Chris Birck/NBAE via Getty Images Jalen Rose was on the 2007 Suns, and says they lost the series well before this famous moment. There is a lot of playoff talk in this NBA Today podcast. Predictions about who will win Saturday's Game 7 and both con...

    Blog | May 25, 2012
  11. Never had to happen

    Henry Abbott

    Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images Sport Some get excited at the blood. But the NBA is far better when it's about basketball. In retrospect, the referees lost control of the game early in the second quarter. Tyler Hansbrough fouled the daylights out of Dwya...

    Blog | May 23, 2012
  12. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Harvey Araton of The New York Times: Knicks fans will wait three days with bated breath. They will interpret Wade's inability to exploit the defensive switch that left the vulnerable Stoudemire on him - "I lost control of the ball and had to take ...

    Blog | May 07, 2012
  13. 76ers tuning out Doug Collins?

    Henry Abbott

    The Sixers were literally the best team in the NBA to start the season. And now, without any big injuries or other evident cause, they have lost at home by 20 to the Raptors and appear to be slipping at precisely the wrong time. What's happening? ...

    Blog | April 05, 2012
  14. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Anthony Rieber of Newsday: Carmelo Anthony and Amar'e Stoudemire walked off the court at the end of the third quarter Sunday with the Knicks trailing by 16 points. They never got back in the game as the Knicks lost to the 76ers , 106-94. Mike D'Anton...

    Blog | March 12, 2012
  15. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Tim Tucker of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: While injuries are a big part of any NBA season, a compacted schedule increases the number of games lost to aches and pains that ordinarily might be nursed on days off. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram coun...

    Blog | January 16, 2012
  16. Paul Pierce on Chris Paul and Dwight Howard

    Henry Abbott

    The Celtics star remembers, back in the days before Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen, being the injured star of a team that lost 18 straight games. Paul Pierce shared some perspective on starring on bad teams with's Jessica Camerato: "When you'...

    Blog | December 13, 2011