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  1. TrueHoop TV: Alvin Gentry talks space travel

    Henry Abbott

    Clippers associate head coach Alvin Gentry remembers the time he met Buzz Aldrin at a party....

    Blog | October 01, 2013
  2. How the lottery lost its cool

    Henry Abbott

    Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE/Getty Images Nobody has done better at it than the Cleveland Cavaliers, but even they don't swear by the lottery. It's a weird kind of party, the NBA draft lottery. The 2013 version began on the Good Morning America's re...

    Blog | May 21, 2013
  3. 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
  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. The Mavericks party like it's Game 2

    Henry Abbott

    With about 90 seconds left in a two-point game, Jason Kidd caught a beautiful pass from Jason Terry and stroked a 3. Cash. Mavericks by five. Timeout: Miami. The Mavericks then did what anything with a pulse would do: They celebrated. Fists up,...

    Blog | June 10, 2011
  6. Faithful to the party

    Henry Abbott

    Golden State fans cheer like crazy for their team, more or less no matter how well they do. Does that send the team a message that there's no need to play all that well?...

    Blog | April 07, 2011
  7. The geek after party

    Henry Abbott

    A while ago, for no good reason other than it seemed to bring the universe into more perfect alignment, we declared that Jumbling Towers -- a fantastic St. Louis foursome who happen to be really into hoops -- was TrueHoop's official house band. (If y...

    Blog | February 08, 2011
  8. LeBron James vs. Kobe Bryant, already

    Henry Abbott

    I'm not sure I'm quite ready to renew the Kobe Bryant vs. LeBron James thing so quickly after a cathartic Finals, but Cavs: The Blog's John Krolik is there with the needle, popping balloons at Bryant's title party -- and he makes a point: LeBron, Ga...

    Blog | June 18, 2010
  9. CAA's big play

    Henry Abbott

    Ken Berger of CBS Sportsline writes: Henry Thomas, the Chicago-based agent for Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh, joined forces with Leon Rose, the agent for LeBron James, at Creative Artists Agency. In a move that the parties involved have attempted to...

    Blog | March 24, 2010
  10. Performance enhancing drugs in the NBA

    Henry Abbott

    The party line has always been that there are not a lot of performance enhancing drugs in the NBA, because they wouldn't help much in the NBA. When people say "the kind of bulk people get from steroids isn't handy in the NBA" it's not enough. Did ...

    Blog | March 11, 2010
  11. Brandon Jennings' All-Star weekend goal

    Henry Abbott

    Those players lucky enough to be invited to All-Star weekend probably have an assortment of goals: To get some rest. To attend this or that party. To rub elbows with corporate sponsors. To see friends and family. In other words, for people who obs...

    Blog | February 05, 2010
  12. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    By Henry Abbott Toni Sharpless, a single mother and a nurse, has been missing since August 23. One of the last places she was seen, according to police, was at a party at Sixer Willie Green's house. Police say Green had nothing to do with her dis...

    Blog | November 09, 2009
  13. The Rapper Chamillionaire, on Meeting Michael Jordan

    Henry Abbott

    The story is not remarkable, but the reaction is. A rapper tells his story (PG-13 for repeated casual use of the "N" word) of meeting Michael Jordan at a party. Jordan, he reports, was extremely rude. Chamillion is convincing that he had been a hu...

    Blog | October 19, 2009
  14. Odom and the Lakers: On Again

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz According to the Los Angeles Times, the Lamar Odom-Lakers rom-com has entered its third act -- the moment in the flick when the two parties realize that, despite all the aggravation and grievances, they desperately need each ...

    Blog | July 23, 2009
  15. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    George Diaz of the Orlando Sentinel: "Take that Q! The Orlando Magic came into Cleveland to face not only the formidable Cavaliers but a raucous party palace. Quiet, please. Magic 107, Cavaliers 106. As franchise victories go, this one is an ins...

    Blog | May 21, 2009
  16. The TrueHoop Network Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    The most intense opening weekend in NBA postseason history produced a full circuit of coming out parties, a slew up road upsets, a novel's worth of intriguing storylines, and enough anxiety to power Amway Arena: Timothy Varner of 48 Minutes of He...

    Blog | April 20, 2009