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  1. Good teammate: Lamar Odom

    Henry Abbott

    Mike Trudell of the Lakers' official website wrote a huge story about how marriage has changed Lamar Odom. It's predictably sunny, but also loaded with insight. One of my favorite parts of the story is this anecdote, which is an example of the kind o...

    Blog | January 13, 2011
  2. How shorts and marriage factor into homecourt edge

    Henry Abbott

    By J.A. Adande So why is it so hard to win on the road in the NBA? "I think the court gets a little bit smaller for the visitors, perhaps," Phil Jackson said. "It's not quite as comfy. The bench players have more difficulty coming off and playi...

    Blog | April 30, 2010
  3. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Scott Fowler of The Charlotte Observer: "Anyone who has ever been in a commuter marriage can vouch for its difficulty. Brown is old enough that the 76ers rumors, at least, have a certain logic. But the Bobcats need him. Brown has rebuilt the team's r...

    Blog | April 14, 2010
  4. Lamar Odom has no complaints

    Henry Abbott

    In an interview on his own website, Lamar Odom talks about the Orlando Magic, his team's three-game losing streak, his changing role and his marriage to Khloe Kardashian: Married life is beautiful. I can't complain at all. There aren't too many time...

    Blog | March 09, 2010
  5. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    By Henry Abbott We'll be hearing about the happy marriage between Stephen Jackson and the Bobcats, and I'll be remembering when Stephen Jackson was enthusiastic about his great relationship with Warriors president "Bobby" Rowell, and Rowell was e...

    Blog | November 17, 2009
  6. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Mike Bresnahan of the Los Angeles Times: "Yet some Lakers think it's not out of the question to try to top 72. Lakers veteran forward Lamar Odom, whose name now resonates among gossip-magazine groupies because of his rush-to-the-altar marriage last m...

    Blog | October 27, 2009
  7. LeBron James and the On-Air Marriage Ambush

    Henry Abbott

    The LeBron James "Shooting Stars" book promotion tour rolls on. Today he was on NPR's Talk of the Nation (which you can listen to online). At one point a high school coach called in, praised James and his former high school coach Dru Jo...

    Blog | September 15, 2009
  8. Allen Iverson's Grizzly Liaison

    Henry Abbott

    A Marriage of Convenience, Minus the Marriage The Memphis Grizzlies and Allen Iverson have found each other, in a late-offseason pairing that is guaranteed not to wow basketball analysts. You know how a few days before the prom certain bizarro high-...

    Blog | September 09, 2009
  9. A High-End Wedding, Without the Marriage

    Henry Abbott

    Richard Jefferson reportedly faces a huge wedding bill, a situation that normally comes with a wife. (Via Stern Show Blog)...

    Blog | July 15, 2009
  10. Another Strain on the Kobe Bryant/Laker Marriage

    Henry Abbott

    And this time, there's videotape. Howard Beck reports in The New York Times: The footage appears to be legitimate, based on a shorter video posted on The video's owners played the entire 24-second clip for, which posted a...

    Blog | June 19, 2007
  11. Report: Two Sonic Owners Lead Charge Against Gay Marriage

    Henry Abbott

    Josh Feit of The Stranger writes: The campaign finance records I've reviewed show that Sonics/Storm co-owner Tom Ward has contributed $475,000 to Gary L. Bauer's Americans United to Preserve Marriage And another Sonics/Storm co-owner,...

    Blog | February 26, 2007
  12. The NBA's State of the Marriage Union

    Henry Abbott

    Over the weekend, an interesting comment arrived on a post about the divorce of Jason and Joumana Kidd. It's from an anonymous person purporting to be the ex-wife of an NBA player--a claim that I wouldn't normally be inclined to believe, except that ...

    Blog | January 22, 2007
  13. Doug Christie Won't Work with Women

    Henry Abbott

    Lang Whitaker points out some great notes from Mike Fisher of about the off-season in Dallas. It includes this little tid-bit about things the team will do to accomodate the tempest of love that is the marriage of Doug and Jackie...

    Blog | September 26, 2005
  14. Brown and Marbury: "Marriage Made in Hell"

    Henry Abbott

    Charley Rosen at says that Larry Brown has a spotty history when it comes to turning shoot-first point guards like Stephon Marbury into pass-first point guards. (Brown eventually gave up in Philadelphia, letting Allen Iverson play shoot...

    Blog | July 27, 2005