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  1. My Brother's Keeper

    Henry Abbott

    Secretary of Education Arne Duncan drops by to talk about President Barack Obama's My Brother's Keeper initiative....

    Blog | February 14, 2015
  2. What you should be mad about now

    Henry Abbott

    Noah Graham/Getty Images Free agency distasteful? Dwight Howard disrespected? Tales from emails.People are mad! And they have email accounts! Below is some of the back-and-forth from my inbox today, starting with a reader named Josh, a professor ...

    Blog | July 09, 2013
  3. Barbosa Brazilian draft intrigue

    Henry Abbott

    The story of how Leandro Barbosa got from Brazilian poverty to NBA riches is chronicled in one of my favorite things that has ever been on TrueHoop, Gregory Dole's 11-part "Rolling with Leandro" series. Now that Barbosa is a millionaire, he's going t...

    Blog | June 07, 2013
  4. Aggression decided Game 1

    Henry Abbott

    Steve Mitchell/Getty Images When the Heat brought the fight to the Spurs, it worked. David Thorpe is my X's and O's mentor. We have been talking for hours a week for years, and I have learned a ton about what coaches do and how much it matters. ...

    Blog | June 07, 2013
  5. Heat vs. Pacers not simply small vs. big

    Henry Abbott

    Brian Spurlock/USA TODAY SportsAsk Paul George, who has to guard the bigger LeBron, if size is what makes the Pacers different.Two of my favorite things are The New Yorker and the NBA. When the former arrives in my mailbox every week (yes, on paper),...

    Blog | May 30, 2013
  6. The resolution of the Martell Webster dispute

    Henry Abbott

    On Thursday I wrote about the Timberwolves severing ties with David Kahn, who is generally treated as an NBA laughingstock. My big point: OK, he made some mistakes. But if he's so bad at his job, how come so many other teams have worse rosters? In...

    Blog | May 03, 2013
  7. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Dirk Nowitzki to Grantland's Zach Lowe: "I'm such a dork, still. This is my 15th year and I still sit, when my wife's asleep, I sit there and watch League Pass. I do it from sometimes 9 p.m. till 12:30 a.m., until the West Coast games are over. I was...

    Blog | February 13, 2013
  8. How to be Dwyane Wade, circa 2012

    Henry Abbott

    Issac Baldizon/NBAE/Getty Images The reason he's not scoring 30 a night: Team. Regular TrueHoop readers know one of my favorite topics is the idea that while it takes all kinds of stereotypically macho things like toughness and guts to win basketba...

    Blog | November 29, 2012
  9. Is the flopping rule working?

    Henry Abbott

    The NBA's anti-flopping rule is a timid one that has been timidly enforced. And just maybe it's totally working. Where the league might have done something bold with technology, they did not. (My HoopIdea is they'd bring the off-site anonymous ...

    Blog | November 20, 2012
  10. The digital democracy of NBA All-Star voting

    Henry Abbott

    Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE/Getty Images Voting by Twitter, Facebook, SMS, web and more, oh my! OK, maybe it has been a decade since my hairline receded so much I started shaving my head as a defense mechanism. Maybe the term "arthritis" does get thro...

    Blog | November 13, 2012
  11. 11 things about 12 games

    Henry Abbott

    A dozen contests into the NBA's 1,230-game regular season, a few things worth noting: There does seem to be less flopping since the NBA's new rule, even though to my knowledge the rule has not yet resulted in any penalties. Did anybody else notic...

    Blog | November 01, 2012
  12. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Brooklyn-based actress Rosie Perez remembers meeting Joe Johnson, from a press release about "The Association: Brooklyn Nets" premiering on NBA TV next Tuesday: "I said, 'My goodness, you talk slow as hell.' He said, 'Yeah, you just say whatever come...

    Blog | October 10, 2012
  13. Tuesday Bullets -- now with video!

    Henry Abbott

    Iman Shumpert has original poetry about his aunt's losing battle with cancer. He does it right, with heart, and it packs a wallop. Dare you not to cry when he builds to this: "Seeing you battle cancer was a nightmare, don't know how my pops could spe...

    Blog | September 18, 2012
  14. The long game is the only game

    Henry Abbott

    Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images A grueling, long slog ... success in the NBA is a marathon. Pitch black outside and in. Wind blowing, rain falling. The clock says a little before 5 a.m. I click off the alarm that hasn't gone off yet, swing my leg...

    Blog | September 04, 2012
  15. What delights Chris Paul

    Henry Abbott

    Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE/Getty Images "I hate that in a couple months these guys are going to be my enemies," says Chris Paul. "The bond and the camaraderie," says coach Mike Krzyzewski of the 2012 Team USA, "I would take ours over anybody." "We...

    Blog | August 16, 2012
  16. 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