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  1. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Michael Lee of The Washington Post: Nene sat out the final game of pool play for Brazil on Monday with soreness in his left foot, but the Wizards have been monitoring the injury and remain optimistic that it will not be a problem when training camp b...

    Blog | August 07, 2012
  2. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    I have no idea if Nene is a good deal at $13 million or not. But I know that teams that wait for bargain big men with size and skill wait forever, and that teams without decent big men don't contend. Sounds like the Blazers plan to assess Brandon R...

    Blog | December 01, 2011
  3. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Chris Dempsey of The Denver Post: "Kenyon Martin and J.R. Smith are unrestricted free agents with no guarantees either or both will return; Nene has one foot out of the door; and now Wilson Chandler is going to China, where because of a contract with...

    Blog | September 01, 2011
  4. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Mark Kiszla of The Denver Post: "The Nuggets and Nene are playing a dangerous game of chicken that needs to end before both parties get hurt. Nene would be dumb to walk out those arena doors as a free agent. The Nuggets would be stupid to let him go....

    Blog | June 28, 2011
  5. Cavaliers set new franchise record

    Henry Abbott

    The Cleveland Cavaliers have lost a franchise single-season record 22 straight road games following their loss to the Boston Celtics. Overall, Cleveland is 1-28 since November 30, and according to the Elias Sports Bureau, it's the first time in franc...

    Blog | January 26, 2011
  6. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    David Thorpe (Insider) on DeMarcus Cousins: "Nene, Marc Gasol and Marcin Gortat. Cousins turned those three centers into toast during the holiday weekend, scoring 69 points on 46 shots. And he did it in every way possible. Smash-and-grab buckets in t...

    Blog | January 05, 2011
  7. Plenty of heroes in Houston vs. Denver

    Henry Abbott

    Holy cow, what a game. Denver's hoping to catch the Lakers for the West's top spot, while the Rockets are in "one game at a time" mode, praying to sneak in as the eighth seed. Everything was high octane. John Hollinger's Playoff Odds give the Rock...

    Blog | March 16, 2010
  8. 2010 is the king of free agency, but 2011 is no slouch

    Henry Abbott

    By Henry Abbott Among 2011's potential unrestricted free agents: Carmelo Anthony Tim Duncan Tony Parker Pau Gasol David West Caron Butler Leandro Barbosa Shane Battier Michael Dunleavy, Jr. Nene Kendrick Perkins Jamal Cra...

    Blog | November 05, 2009
  9. Kobe Bryant's Double Vision

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz In Game 5, the Lakers cracked the code on the offensive end. They discovered that the Nuggets were giving them swaths of open space in the halfcourt, much of it the result of double-teams. The Lakers' offense is predicate...

    Blog | May 30, 2009
  10. Notes from Nuggets Practice

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz LOS ANGELES -- Half an hour after the Denver Nuggets landed at LAX around noon, they were on the Lakers' home floor at Staples Center in their street clothes. While Nene, wearing slides, took some shots, Carmelo Anthony r...

    Blog | May 18, 2009
  11. The TrueHoop Network Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    Forget about Kobe -- the Nuggets have their hands full with the Lakers' seven-footers. Orlando needed to learn how to win -- it took them all of 72 hours. And Rick Sund deserves an "Atta Boy," in Atlanta. Jeremy Wagner of Roundb...

    Blog | May 18, 2009
  12. Birdwatching: Chris Andersen v. Dirk Nowitzki

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz It's unknown when the trope "matchup nightmare" first entered the basketball lexicon, but I imagine it happened at some point between Magic Johnson's rookie season and the emergence of Kevin Garnett and Dirk...

    Blog | May 03, 2009
  13. Player Most Likely to Surprise By Making a Ton of Noise in the Pl...

    Henry Abbott

    Shortly after doing what "experts" do and telling everyone who I thought should win everything, I took a few minutes today to reflect on it. Of all the picks, the one I feel best about is Nene as Most Improved Player. (And no, that's no...

    Blog | April 15, 2009
  14. If I Do a Head Butt, I Break All of His Face

    Henry Abbott

    The Nuggets' Nene, when told that the Suns Louis Amundson had called him a "dirty player" and a "fake tough guy" after last week's headbutting incident, wanted to clear things up. Of course Nene's not dirty! Or, someth...

    Blog | March 30, 2009
  15. The Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    Is the Spurs-Suns rivalry still relevant? How about Zydrunas Ilgauskas and Marc Iavaroni? The TrueHoop Network has all the relevant information: John Krolik of Cavs the Blog: "On the road against a tough Magic team and still without...

    Blog | January 30, 2009
  16. Insight from a Cancer Survivor

    Henry Abbott

    A day after we learned that the tumor Nene recently had removed was cancerous, TrueHoop reader Chris emails thoughts about his own experience with testicular cancer. Please realize Chris is describing his own experience, doesn't have specific knowled...

    Blog | January 23, 2008