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  1. We Went There: Nets-Sixers With a Brooklyn Fan Who Happens to Be ...

    Hua Hsu

    "An expectation of defeat." This was how my friend Chris explained his mind-set as a Nets fan in the 1990s — and they weren't even that bad back then! He grew up in Imlaystown, New Jersey, equidistant from Philadelphia and New York, in that...

    Blog | December 17, 2013
  2. First Cup: Thursday

    Nick Borges

    Mike Vaccaro of the New York Post: Son of a gun. They really did it. The Nets are really going to introduce Jason Kidd this afternoon at 2 p.m. at Barclays Center. They really are going to reach back to the most glorious moments of their NBA history,...

    Blog | June 13, 2013
  3. Philadelphia 76ers minority owners to purchase DC United of MLS, ...

    Marc Stein

    Philadelphia 76ers minority owners Erick Thohir and Jason Levien are expanding in another sport by reaching an agreement to become co-owners of DC United in Major League Soccer, according to NBA sources familiar with the move.

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2012
  4. Playbook Visuals' Photos of the Week

    Playbook Visuals

    Gorgeous golf, dramatic dunks, a chicken on a soccer field and Zach Randolph's headband thievery all found their way into Playbook Visuals' Photos of the Week -- a series of 19 shots you'll have to see to believe. The Gallery...

    Blog | May 14, 2012
  5. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Buck Harvey of the San Antonio Express-News: Coaches torture themselves over success, and Gregg Popovich has been lately. He's been wondering out loud among his staff that, well, wouldn't it be better to lose a game? "That's why," one of his assistan...

    Blog | May 08, 2012
  6. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Football has a ton of trick plays. Fake punts, double reverses, running backs lobbing passes. I love all that stuff. There isn't too much of it in the NBA. Maybe the occasional oh-no-we're-not-really-calling-timeout-now basket attack. Or, pretty much...

    Blog | April 02, 2012
  7. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Jerry Zgoda of the Star Tribune: "Call me a cynic -- and David Kahn has, more than once -- but you can probably handicap this Timberwolves' coaching search simply by using one criteria: $$$ If they're willing to pay $4-5 million a year, the pick clea...

    Blog | July 29, 2011
  8. Women's World Cup -- Jrue Holiday is catching football fever -- s...

    Jaime Lowe

    Jrue Holiday has been supporting his girlfriend, Lauren Cheney, and Team USA in Germany, writes Jaime Lowe.

    Blog | Conversation | July 14, 2011
  9. E3 2011: 'adidas miCoach' to reshape fitness games (and your body...

    Jon Robinson

    You've seen Dwight Howard throw down some of the most vicious dunks of the past decade. Ever wonder the exercises the Magic superstar uses to help him jump so high? Better yet, how about if he teaches you those exercises in order to help you elevate ...

    Blog | Conversation | June 05, 2011
  10. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Mark Murphy of the Boston Herald: "Doc Rivers thought he had waltzed around using the 'S' word during a very damning halftime talk. But no translation was needed for the subdued players sitting in front of him. After watching Ray Allen fall head-firs...

    Blog | March 22, 2011
  11. No vacation for Samuel Dalembert

    Henry Abbott

    Joe Raedle/Getty Images News Dalembert visited Haiti four times this summer and says "there is no vacation to be taken here." On January 12, a 7.0 magnitude earthquake shook southern Haiti, including the capital of Port-au-Prince. Official estimate...

    Blog | September 23, 2010
  12. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Allen Iverson's wife files for divorce. That's a family under some stress, for sure. A little bad blood between Paul Pierce and Stephen Jackson. These kinds of comparisons can make you go crazy, but how about Evan Turner being part Brandon Roy an...

    Blog | March 04, 2010
  13. It's about the portions

    Henry Abbott

    Many times on TrueHoop, we have discussed the fact that NBA players love the Cheesecake Factory. There are many theories as to why. Comedian Mike Birbiglia (who is not in the NBA, and with good reason) also travels a lot. He writes that his lov...

    Blog | February 03, 2010
  14. Late Friday Mini-Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    LeBron James, would you rather win five titles in other cities, or one title in Cleveland? Ask Ohio's Ron Harper, who never got the one in Cleveland, and would kill for it. Who's pumped up for training camp to start? Blazer assistant Monty W...

    Blog | September 25, 2009
  15. Spectrum, former home of Sixers and Flyers, to meet wrecking ball...

    The Wachovia Spectrum, the former home to the Philadelphia 76ers and Flyers, will close and be demolished.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2008
  16. Sixers camp: Philly focuses on defense, depth

    Ian Whittell

    Depth and defense among Philly's questions, reports Ian Whittell.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2006