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  1. Larry Bird vs. Michael Jordan's cooler

    Henry Abbott

    Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE/Getty Images Larry Bird cared little about Michael Jordan's superstar snack stash. In 1998, Larry Bird coached Michael Jordan in the All-Star Game at Madison Square Garden. The next year he published a book with Jackie MacM...

    Blog | June 04, 2012
  2. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Harvey Araton of The New York Times: Mike D'Antoni never stood a chance once Donnie Walsh left Madison Square Garden last June as a paid consultant under an unofficial gag order. Coach D'Antoni was tied to President Walsh in a rare demonstration of t...

    Blog | March 15, 2012
  3. More than hate, N.Y. misses LeBron James

    Henry Abbott

    John Starks predicted Knicks fans' reception for LeBron James was "not going to be pretty." Indeed, the Madison Square Garden mood was vociferous Friday night. Thundering boos the first few times James touched the ball. Catcalls. Hand gestures. Ch...

    Blog | December 17, 2010
  4. A night with the Knicks, and that guy

    Henry Abbott

    Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty Images A night of surprises at Madison Square Garden. Every now and again my friend Randy invites me to join him for a Knicks game. Sitting on press row is way more fun than most jobs on this earth, but sitting in the...

    Blog | December 07, 2010
  5. Off to the Knicks game, or not

    Henry Abbott

    William Vanderson/Hulton Archive/Getty Images Asbestos suit, anyone? Oh, Madison Square Garden. From a Knicks' press release: Following last night's Rangers game, during overnight maintenance of Madison Square Garden, which included cleaning as...

    Blog | November 02, 2010
  6. Watch Jared Jeffries

    Henry Abbott

    I sat with a friend at Madison Square Garden last night, and we did something pretty fun, which is to just pick one player to watch for a while. We cycled through various players. One of them was Danilo Gallinari, who is going to be a tough cover ...

    Blog | January 08, 2010
  7. News of Nets coaching change slow to travel across Hudson River

    Henry Abbott

    By Chris Sheridan New Jersey Nets coach Kiki Vandeweghe entered Madison Square Garden through the employees' entrance this morning, the same entry used by scouts and the media, and got the usual bag and wand check from the security guard manning t...

    Blog | December 06, 2009
  8. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Howard Beck of The New York Times: "On a recent night at Madison Square Garden, the camera focused on Mike D'Antoni as he plopped himself on the bench. D'Antoni looked down, clasped his hands, took a deep breath, puffed out his cheeks and let out a s...

    Blog | November 17, 2009
  9. Pini Gershon's Madison Square Garden Show

    Henry Abbott

    By Chris Sheridan Israeli and Euroleague coaching legend Pini Gershon butted heads Sunday with the NBA's new replacement referees, and it took a rabbi, several security guards and a whole lot of time to get the situation defused. In one of the ...

    Blog | October 18, 2009
  10. Madison Square Garden, Mad Men, and Preservation

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz One of the launching points for last Sunday's stellar episode of the AMC drama "Mad Men" -- titled "Love Among the Ruins" -- was the proposed demolition of the original Pennsylvania Station on the west side of Manhattan to...

    Blog | August 28, 2009
  11. Liveblogging the 2009 NBA Draft

    Henry Abbott

    We're live from Madison Square Garden where there is a ton going on. As the evening unfolds, this is where you can read TrueHoop's liveblogging, via Twitter, of anything and everything. A few links for the moment: The TrueHoop Blog Network ...

    Blog | June 25, 2009
  12. Can LeBron James Have his Triple-Double Back Now?

    Henry Abbott

    It's good to have fans, I guess. When the NBA disallowed one of LeBron James' rebounds, robbing him of his much-celebrated triple-double in Madison Square Garden last week, one of his fans went back through the tape. Meticulously. And f...

    Blog | February 09, 2009
  13. Live from Madison Square Garden

    Henry Abbott

    No, not really. The headline is a total lie. I was there, watching the Knicks vs. Celtics last night. I was online, with my laptop open, ready to write about the first interesting thing that happened. Then the final buzzer sounded, and it was time to...

    Blog | October 22, 2008
  14. Late Friday Mini-Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    The NBA Draft is held in what has been called the WaMu Theater at Madison Square Garden. But with the government seizing Washington Mutual ... that theater could be getting a new name.Pat Summitt, legendary coach, is ailing from a raccoon attack?Trav...

    Blog | September 26, 2008
  15. The Big Apple Wants O.J.

    Henry Abbott

    I'm about to walk over to Madison Square Garden. If history is any guide, the theater there will be filled, shortly, with draft hopefuls, media, agents, and, more than anyone else, drunk New Yorkers. Not that it has mattered much in the past to the p...

    Blog | June 26, 2008
  16. King, Meet Jester

    Henry Abbott

    Brian Windhorst of the Akron Beacon-Journal: [LeBron James] surprised many when he was not bothered that a fan sprinted into the Cavs' huddle last week at Madison Square Garden. In fact, James embraced the moment by shaking hands with the young man....

    Blog | March 11, 2008