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  1. What matters from NBA preseason

    Henry Abbott

    Most of preseason doesn't matter much. But from Dwight Howard doing the little things to Giannis Antetokounmpo blowing minds ... David Thorpe has found some exceptions....

    Blog | October 15, 2013
  2. The NBA's Swine Flu Plan

    Henry Abbott

    The NBA preseason has begun, big crowds are gathering in stadiums, and ... kids are coming home from school with fliers from the Centers for Disease Control that would make anyone think leaving your house with a runny nose is dangerous. These are som...

    Blog | October 02, 2009
  3. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    This could become a familiar refrain for a gifted gunner who doesn't play a lot of defense: Adam Morrison has good numbers (7-14, 19 points) in his first NBA preseason game and the Bobcats lose. In what could also become a familiar refrain: Dwight Ho...

    Blog | October 11, 2006
  4. On behalf of skywalkers

    Henry Abbott

    But for the fact that it happened in preseason, this play is about as awesome as NBA basketball gets. Hats off to you, Mr. Glen Rice Jr. This unplanned, acrobatic, final-second, putback, game-extending psychoslam? This is precisely what people buy...

    Blog | October 09, 2013
  5. An ultimatum with questionable sting

    Henry Abbott

    Three times now the commissioner has promised the NBA's next offer would be worse. He did it for the first time on October 4, when he said the losses from cancelling the preseason would have to be accounted for. He did it again on October 28th,...

    Blog | November 07, 2011
  6. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    George Will of The Washington Post: "The NBA's dispute, which has already caused cancellation of the preseason and the first two weeks of the regular season, at a cost of perhaps $500 million, illustrates an agreeable truth: Man is an economic animal...

    Blog | October 17, 2011
  7. GMs picking against LeBron James

    Henry Abbott

    Chris Covatta/NBAE/Getty Images General managers predict Kevin Durant will be the 2010-2011 MVP. Every preseason, the GM Survey offers insight into the thinking of executives around the league. This year the survey sends a strong message...

    Blog | October 06, 2010
  8. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Playing against quality Nugget big men, Greg Oden has what are being called his best minutes yet in the NBA. Marcus Thornton, Hornets second-round pick, has been hitting 3s (9 of 21 in the preseason) and driving fearlessly to the hoop. Wicked ins...

    Blog | October 19, 2009
  9. Blaming the Doctors is a Cop-Out

    Henry Abbott

    DeJuan Blair, drafted 37th overall despite projecting to be one of the best players in this draft, nabbed 19 rebounds in his first preseason game for the San Antonio Spurs. NBA general managers not named R.C. Buford are reportedly bitter at tho...

    Blog | October 08, 2009
  10. No More Pre-Season Games in Europe?

    Henry Abbott

    How's your Russian? According to the website Ball in Europe, that says that EuroLeague bigwigs have decided to nix future preseason games against the NBA. ...

    Blog | January 16, 2008