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  1. Al Jefferson is not an All-Star

    Henry Abbott

    He's averaging 20 and 11 for a team with a top ten NBA defense, and his teammate from last year -- Paul Millsap -- made the squad. But Bobcats big man Al Jefferson isn't bitter he won't be headed to New Orleans....

    Blog | February 11, 2014
  2. Board games

    Henry Abbott

    Chad Ford drops by to discuss the latest updates to his NBA draft Big Board, including Joel Embiid's rise into the top three, a top-10 freshman at UCLA and, of course, Andrew Wiggins....

    Blog | December 17, 2013
  3. Who said that? Rookie edition

    Henry Abbott

    As selections were made in Thursday's NBA draft, rookies met the media, and had a lot to say. Here are ten quotes from ten top NBA rookies. See if you can figure out who said each one. Answers at @TrueHoop on Twitter. "All the talk about my no...

    Blog | July 02, 2012
  4. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Brandon Jennings did something over the summer that makes the little cutout of his head move way up on this cool chart of point guard offensive efficiency. Top ten blocks of the month. You know what it makes me think? A lot of blockers swing their ...

    Blog | February 01, 2012
  5. 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
  6. Big Baby on the microphone

    Henry Abbott

    Ron Turenne/NBAE via Getty Images A happy Glen Davis is top-grade entertainment. In case you missed it, an edited transcript of Glen Davis and Nate Robinson at the podium after Game 4: How did you feel going to the basket? You were 7 for 10 ton...

    Blog | June 11, 2010
  7. The Top Ten of the TrueHoop Network's First Year

    Henry Abbott

    By Henry Abbott and Kevin Arnovitz When we started the TrueHoop Network a year ago today, our goal was to bring together the best independent basketball writers in the blogosphere and give you a steady stream of their smartest and most creative wo...

    Blog | January 20, 2010
  8. Friday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz Charlie Bell: Master Apprentice. Eric Snow, Kirk Hinrich, and Tim Duncan are some of the names on Kelly Dwyer's list of the top 10 defenders of the decade. Dwyer on Duncan: "He covered huge bits of floor while h...

    Blog | August 28, 2009
  9. The Back of the (Really Large Manila) Envelope Guide to the Las V...

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz Experiencing hoop withdrawal? If you've got 15 bucks, you can settle in for 55 Summer League games live from Las Vegas over the next ten days. This year's event includes the top prospects, some old familiar faces, a...

    Blog | July 09, 2009
  10. The Upside of Falling Down

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz Jrue Holiday drops ... and might be better for it. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty Images As recently as a few weeks ago, Jrue Holiday was a projected top 10 pick. A good number of observers felt that an...

    Blog | June 26, 2009
  11. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    George Diaz of the Orlando Sentinel: "If this were baseball, you could limit the pitch count if your top left-hander was coming back to the rotation. But in basketball, it's all ebb and flow. What if Jameer was limited to, say, 10 minutes a ...

    Blog | June 02, 2009
  12. The Top Ten Moments of the Boston-Chicago Series

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz Our initial intention here at TrueHoop was to cue up the ten best moments across all eight series of the first round. When it came time to start taking nominations, the Celtics-Bulls series stood above all the others. We'...

    Blog | May 01, 2009
  13. Greg Oden Arrived?

    Henry Abbott

    There you go, America. Greg Oden -- the man who was projected as a top overall draft pick since he was a junior in high school -- has arrived. Took just 12 shots, but managed 22 points and 10 rebounds. It's in all kinds of stories as his coming out p...

    Blog | November 19, 2008
  14. A Message to You, Rudy

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz David Thorpe's newest installment of Rookie Watch is up, and Rudy Fernandez headlines the Top 10: He provides more than just box-score numbers. His energy, activity and feel for the game make the players around him better. A...

    Blog | November 11, 2008
  15. $11.6 Million to Anucha Browne Sanders is a Rounding Error on Thi...

    Henry Abbott

    Tim Kawakami of the San Jose Mercury News says the Browne Sanders verdict -- yet to be appealed -- barely makes the top ten in terms of ways the Knicks are shelling out money for their mistakes: 1. Zach Randolph, owed $51M guaranteed, starting with ...

    Blog | October 02, 2007
  16. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kelly Dwyer The Blowtorch with an interesting statistical take on the top franchises in NBA history. I hope I'm not giving too much away, but the Grizzlies are not in the top five. Top ten? Read and see. Martin Muursepp, who was once tr...

    Blog | September 05, 2007