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  1. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    And they say lockouts are boring. If you're an adult, and don't mind hearing Ron Artest talking about how he became so strange (it's some combination of hallucinatory and pornographic, perhaps with some truth sprinkled in), this is really not boring....

    Blog | July 11, 2011
  2. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Nets part owner Jay-Z has one of those lyrics from his drug dealing days where he gives the address of his old "stash spot," an apartment building where he really lived in Brooklyn (and where he is said to have been a good neighbor). New York City M....

    Blog | July 05, 2011
  3. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Gregg Popovich draws up the play of the year, and gets Tim Duncan all alone under the hoop for the key bucket of a close win. Other teams could undoubtedly do some of what the Clippers did to beat the Heat. Ryan Gomes explains the specifics. Name...

    Blog | January 13, 2011
  4. Friday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    ESPN.com's Brian Windhorst on Erik Spoelstra: "His most impressive work, without much doubt, has been the past two weeks. After the Heat lost five of eight games, some of them in terrible fashion, Spoelstra not unexpectedly found himself dealing wit...

    Blog | December 10, 2010
  5. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Patrick Hayes of PistonPowered: "Bill Laimbeer is a tough subject for me. I firmly believe he is one of the most underrated players of his era who, because of his reputation as an instigator (and punching bag of Robert Parish), never gets the cre...

    Blog | September 15, 2010
  6. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Tom Knott of The Washington Times: "David Stern is playing tough with the NBA referees. You could argue it is long past time. The lack of consistent officiating in the NBA is the dynamic that never goes away. It is the dynamic that drives coache...

    Blog | September 21, 2009
  7. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz As of right now, the small-market Jazz are carrying at least $94 million (maybe more) in salaries and potential luxury tax payments into next season. Ross Siler of the Salt Lake Tribune asks, "Nobody from the organizat...

    Blog | July 23, 2009
  8. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Bill Plaschke of the Los Angeles Times: "Mitch Kupchak is responsible for building the 2009 champions except for Kobe Bryant. 'Yes, but it's not one person doing this, it's an organization working together,' Kupchak said. Yes, bu...

    Blog | June 17, 2009
  9. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    A respected Columbia professor disputes the findings that trailing at halftime makes a team more likely to win. Andrew Gelman's rebuttal is over my head, but seems to boil down to different ways to interpret the same data, and he includes this in...

    Blog | March 18, 2009
  10. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    In the New Yorker, Malcolm Gladwell writes of different kinds of genius -- some that work quickly in youth, and others that take time to sort themselves out. Sometimes there are NBA players, I think, (Antonio McDyess and Rasheed Wallace come to mind)...

    Blog | October 14, 2008
  11. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Beno Udrih makes Kobe Bryant fall over, which gets him almost enough good karma to overcome the play later in the game when he gave the Lakers a layup while taking some time to yell at Jason Thompson.Layoffs at the NBA.Links to some of the best sport...

    Blog | October 13, 2008
  12. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Mark Cuban loves the national anthem (and imported Gap stuff).Handicapping the early favorites for the scoring title, including Corey Maggette, Dirk Nowitzki, Carmelo Anthony, Allen Iverson, Kevin Martin, Dwyane Wade, Amare Stoudemire, Kobe Bryant, a...

    Blog | October 06, 2008
  13. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Marcus Williams to Golden State? ESPN's Marc Stein is on vacation, but he's a gamer, and checked in to say that this move, by all indications, likely shifts Golden State's attentions away from the offer sheet they were flirting with extending to Phil...

    Blog | July 23, 2008
  14. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    We hear from Commissioner Stern quite often about how trustworthy NBA officials are. Why not, then, trust officials to use their discretion to decide when and when not to use video instant replay? Why such strict rules -- especially when they create ...

    Blog | May 06, 2008
  15. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Phil Jackson has really impressed me by having the guts to really rest Kobe Bryant heading into many fourth quarters. What impressed me even more yesterday was that the Lakers outscored the Jazz during that rest yesterday. Ross Siler of the Salt Lake...

    Blog | May 05, 2008
  16. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    A really good Eddie Griffin article by Mike Jensen of the Philadelphia Inquirer remembers one of the great moments of his young life: when his AAU team beat local rival Dajuan Wagner's team: "'He'd give you the shirt off his back,' said John Lucas, t...

    Blog | August 27, 2007