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  1. Overwhelming NBA

    Henry Abbott

    Amin Elhassan helps NBA fans sort through the passing of a legend, the alleged misdeeds of an owner and one of the most exciting first rounds in NBA history....

    Blog | April 28, 2014
  2. Bulls among the tankers?

    Henry Abbott

    The most successful tank job in NBA history came when an excellent Spurs team took advantage of David Robinson's injury to nab Tim Duncan. With Derrick Rose out, Chad Ford points out in his Tank Rank column that the Bulls have a similar opportunity....

    Blog | November 25, 2013
  3. TrueHoop TV: Heat take Game 7

    Henry Abbott

    It took everything they had for the Heat to shake the Spurs in Game 7 of one of the most closely fought Finals in NBA history. J.A. Adande and Bomani Jones on how LeBron James and company pulled it off, and what it means about how the world sees ...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  4. Who owns Iman Shumpert's head?

    Henry Abbott

    Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty Images A Knick whose hair has a knack for getting people talking. Iman Shumpert has the coolest hair in the NBA, and possibly in NBA history. So that's good. But his hair is a little less cool today, with a big tri...

    Blog | April 10, 2013
  5. I know who'll beat the Heat

    Henry Abbott

    Issac Baldizon/NBAE/Getty ImagesThe Heat could lose at any time. Who they're playing is secondary. The Heat's winning streak -- 23 and counting, second longest in NBA history -- has touched off a parlor game for NBA fans and Vegas bettors. Which ...

    Blog | March 20, 2013
  6. Offensive rebounds come with a cost

    Henry Abbott

    Last year the Celtics, John Hollinger tells us (Insider), were the worst offensive rebounding team in NBA history. Boston rebounded only 19.7 percent of its misses, which was the worst offensive rebound rate of all time. Yes, ever. With both big ...

    Blog | October 10, 2012
  7. Michael Jordan: Bobcats not tanking

    Henry Abbott

    AP Photo/Bob Leverone The owner of the worst team in the NBA says losing was not the plan. Michael Jordan, owner of the Bobcats, talked to Rick Bonnell of the Charlotte Observer about his team, which threatens to be the worst in NBA history, and s...

    Blog | April 25, 2012
  8. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Mike Bianchi of the Orlando Sentinel: After what transpired Thursday in one of the most bizarre, surreal and awkward media moments in NBA history, the Magic need to do themselves and Coach Stan Van Gundy a favor. They need to part ways with their coa...

    Blog | April 06, 2012
  9. Shaquille O'Neal on "Kazaam"

    Henry Abbott

    Shaquille O'Neal's 1996 rapping genie basketball movie was -- shocker -- pretty bad. The most recommended comment on IMDB includes the phrase "never see this movie". Why did one of the best players in NBA history agree to do it? In a (PG-13) in...

    Blog | April 03, 2012
  10. Elgin Baylor's quiet refusal

    Henry Abbott

    In 1966, Frank Deford profiled Elgin Baylor for Sports Illustrated. What emerges is undeniably one of the greatest players, and characters, in NBA history. Of course Baylor scored with the best, and rebounded better than almost anyone his size. Today...

    Blog | January 16, 2012
  11. When Jason Kidd ran into Mike Woodson

    Henry Abbott

    Rick Carlisle suggested Jason Kidd might be the smartest player in NBA history after the point guard intentionally ran into the opposing coach, a touch of craftiness that more or less won a road game for the Mavericks in 2010. In a new video detai...

    Blog | August 18, 2011
  12. LeBron James on why he left

    Henry Abbott

    In case you missed it in today's Daily Dime, Brian Windhorst reports on one of the biggest stories in NBA history. Now that LeBron James is telling his version of the thinking behind the Decision, we learn the Celtics play a starring role: First, he...

    Blog | May 12, 2011
  13. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Tim Griffin of the San Antonio Express-News: "It's been a fashionable topic of discussion this season about how far Tim Duncan's performance has dropped this season. Considering that Duncan will go down as one of the top 10 players in NBA history, a ...

    Blog | December 01, 2010
  14. Masai Ujiri through David Thorpe's eyes

    Henry Abbott

    Toronto Raptors assistant general manager Masai Ujiri is poised to become the next general manager of the Denver Nuggets. When that becomes official, Ujiri will be the first African-born general manager in NBA history, and there will be no shortage o...

    Blog | August 26, 2010
  15. When Robert Horry bumped Steve Nash

    Henry Abbott

    In one of the most famous fouls in NBA history ... did Steve Nash flop a little bit? Yes. Yes he did, Nash says in a great interview -- from a couple of days ago -- with J.E. Skeets of The Score. After the initial impact, Nash says he laid on a li...

    Blog | June 25, 2010
  16. A chill in Phoenix

    Henry Abbott

    Christian Petersen/Getty Images Sport Grant Hill was one of several Suns who cooled from long range in the playoffs. Alvin Gentry and Steve Nash have combined to run one of the very best offenses in NBA history. But against the Lakers, we now kn...

    Blog | May 30, 2010