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  1. Good try, Mark Cuban

    Henry Abbott

    In the wake of Paul George's horrific injury, Mark Cuban wants the NBA to take control of international hoops. Henry Abbott and Amin Elhassan don't agree on whether or not NBA owners have any such right....

    Blog | August 04, 2014
  2. Ranadive: I'll lead the motion to force sale

    Henry Abbott

    Sacramento Kings owner Vivek Ranadive shared his thoughts by phone shortly after NBA commissioner Adam Silver announced a $2.5 million fine and lifetime ban for Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling. Silver also declared he would encourage NBA o...

    Blog | April 29, 2014
  3. 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
  4. Jared Dudley: Why would you not tank?

    Henry Abbott

    Clipper Jared Dudley was on SiriusXM's Mad Dog Sports Radio with Adam Schein talking about tanking. The conversation kicked off with a discussion of a current GM's recent admission to ESPN the Magazine that he and his owner planned to tank. Some o...

    Blog | October 30, 2013
  5. Year-round tanking

    Henry Abbott

    Amin Elhassan and Henry Abbott discuss an unnamed GM's admission that he and his owner agreed to tank this season....

    Blog | October 29, 2013
  6. When we criticize David Kahn

    Henry Abbott

    David Sherman/Getty Images The NBA won't have David Kahn to kick around anymore. David Kahn's contract has not been renewed. The most common reaction is, what took owner Glen Taylor so long? (Be warned: that link's to Twitter, and this is Kahn. ...

    Blog | May 02, 2013
  7. TrueHoop TV: Brittney Griner, NBA player?

    Henry Abbott

    After Mavericks owner Mark Cuban mused about seeing her in a Mavericks uniform, Amin Elhassan, -- formerly of the Suns front office, and a one-time video coordinator for the world champion Phoenix Mercury -- considers how Baylor's Brittney Griner mig...

    Blog | April 05, 2013
  8. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Lots of NBA owners on this Forbes list of the wealthiest Americans. However, here the Knicks' James Dolan doesn't look like the deepest pockets around, and (rhyming alert!) the Lakers' Buss family is nowhere to be found. In other words, who has the u...

    Blog | September 20, 2012
  9. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    On Jay Leno, Steve Nash makes a self-deprecating little joke saying he can't bake. The guy to his right, likely the NBA's newest incoming team co-owner Justin Timberlake, cuts in to add, with waggling eyebrows: "I can get baked!!" Also, Nash is asked...

    Blog | September 19, 2012
  10. AEG and the NBA

    Henry Abbott

    That AEG is for sale has huge potential impact for many different parties. For Los Angeles, AEG is not only the driving force behind bringing the NFL back, but also the owner of the Staples Center, L.A. Live and plenty more real estate besides. (P...

    Blog | September 19, 2012
  11. Mark Cuban pipes up for Chris Kaman

    Henry Abbott

    Rocky Widner/NBAE/Getty Images The Mavericks' owner says a good team system can make a player far better. It's not news that stat-geeky owner Mark Cuban has spent a lot of money on Chris Kaman, a center who is generally abhorred by advanced stats...

    Blog | September 05, 2012
  12. Deep inside the lockout, and singing

    Henry Abbott

    The worst thing for most NBA owners, I'm convinced, is that the public would see them at work. Whether or not they'd be busted cavorting in Vegas like Prince Harry, I have no idea. But I know the information age frowns on the idea that anyone -- o...

    Blog | August 24, 2012
  13. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Ronald Tillery of The Commercial-Appeal: Prospective Grizzlies owner Robert Pera has broken his media silence - if only slightly. Pera, who has declined repeated interview requests from The Commercial Appeal, granted an interview to the San Jose Busi...

    Blog | August 06, 2012
  14. David Stern on SuperSonic potential

    Henry Abbott

    On Tuesday in Oklahoma City, before the former Supersonics won Game 1 of the Finals, NBA Commissioner David Stern addressed the potential for an NBA team returning to Seattle. The two obstacles are huge, as the city has a potential NBA owner in hedge...

    Blog | June 13, 2012
  15. Why buy an NBA team?

    Henry Abbott

    There are 100 reasons to buy an NBA team. I'm sure some people will tell you it's a good business, and for some people it probably is. There are tax advantages. In places like Salt Lake City and Oklahoma City, owners talk convincingly of civic duty. ...

    Blog | May 25, 2012
  16. 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