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  1. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle: "Though it might take one more win, Kevin Durant has already conceded the tournament MVP to Luis Scola, which should look nice in his trophy case, along with two Spanish League MVPs, and a Tournament of Ameri...

    Blog | September 09, 2010
  2. Plenty of heroes in Houston vs. Denver

    Henry Abbott

    Holy cow, what a game. Denver's hoping to catch the Lakers for the West's top spot, while the Rockets are in "one game at a time" mode, praying to sneak in as the eighth seed. Everything was high octane. John Hollinger's Playoff Odds give the Rock...

    Blog | March 16, 2010
  3. FIBA Americas Qualifier: Day 6

    Henry Abbott

    By Alfredo R. Berrios SAN JUAN -- Argentina's Luis Scola knows that the Houston Rockets will go through a transitional phase this upcoming season. Still, the 6-9 forward expects the team to have a good year. "The team is...

    Blog | August 31, 2009
  4. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz Jeff Teague is now officially an Atlanta Hawk, as Sekou Smith writes in the AJC. The article touches on why a team like the Hawks might be at a disadvantage having not fielded a Summer League team. Michael Schwartz of Va...

    Blog | July 21, 2009
  5. The TrueHoop Network Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    Luis Scola has been doing this whole power forward thing for a long time. When it comes to measuring LeBron James' career, maybe 'breaking out' isn't an operative term. And can Dwight Howard be an elite post player with only an averag...

    Blog | May 15, 2009
  6. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Jerome Solomon of the Houston Chronicle: "On this night the tenacity came from several corners, particularly a trio of sophomores who just don't seem to want their season to end. Luis Scola got it going with a remarkable first quarter mostly fro...

    Blog | May 15, 2009
  7. Luis Scola's Early Work

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz Why is this man clinching his fists and howling? He just gave Houston a 17-1 lead (Ronald Martinez/NBAE via Getty Images) In the Rockets' first round series against Portland, Luis Scola was the primar...

    Blog | May 15, 2009
  8. The NBA Makes Its Rulings

    Henry Abbott

    Derek Fisher got a one-game suspension. He basically played DEA, and used his body as the battering ram to bust down the (somewhat flimsy) door at casa Luis Scola. Stu Jackson has pointed out that Fisher had no warrant for that kind of search. Oh Ra...

    Blog | May 07, 2009
  9. The TrueHoop Network Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    The Lakers push back ... literally. The Celtics bounce back against a Magic team with no answer for Rajon Rondo. Of all the transgressions that went down at Staples Center Wednesday night, none was more egregious than Von Wafer's. And what do Ras...

    Blog | May 07, 2009
  10. Notes from Laker Shootaround: Lamar Odom to Start?

    Henry Abbott

    ESPN's Shelley Smith reports from Laker shootaround. Lamar Odom is likely to start in place of Andrew Bynum. Phil Jackson says "we're thinking about it." Two sources close to Odom say he will start. Also Jackson said Luke Walton wi...

    Blog | May 06, 2009
  11. Houston Gets Defensive

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz LOS ANGELES -- During the hour or two prior to tipoff, it's typical for NBA teams to have game tape on the locker room monitor. Most of the time, it's footage of the basic network broadcast with no extras -- but not f...

    Blog | May 05, 2009
  12. Houston's Figure Four

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz After getting burned by Yao Ming for seven field goals in the first quarter of Game One, Portland has shifted its defensive course, devoting a lot more attention to Yao ever since. For most of the past three games, Portland h...

    Blog | April 27, 2009
  13. The Houston Rockets Beat the Odds

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz In an interview with Jason Friedman published yesterday at, Daryl Morey says unequivocally of LeBron James: Yes, he's the best player in the league - by a good margin, I think. If you had first pick in ...

    Blog | February 27, 2009
  14. Rookie Challenge Live Blog

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz After weeks of anticipation, debate, and hype, All-Star weekend has finally arrived. The first major event on the undercard is the Rookie Challenge, which is somewhat of a misnomer...or half-nomer, because it pits the ...

    Blog | February 13, 2009
  15. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    A few notes about Houston's loss last night: First of all, the Houston fans seemed to lose faith in their team a little early. Empty seats here and there throughout the game. That's a shame. On my TV, that sure was a foul on Luis Scola (who will win ...

    Blog | April 22, 2008
  16. Hey, Look at that Kevin Durant

    Henry Abbott

    The story of Kevin Durant's rookie season in Seattle has been loss upon loss upon loss, peppered with miss after miss after miss. Uninspiring enough that Al Horford and Luis Scola have snuck into the rookie of the year debate (and imagine if Carl Lan...

    Blog | March 25, 2008