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  1. NBA to players and refs: Watch out for heads

    Henry Abbott

    The NBA distributed a video starring Vice President of Referee Operations Joe Borgia discussing the league's "points of emphasis" for the 2014 playoffs. Things get pretty serious at about 13 minutes in, when Borgia says "we noticed this season th...

    Blog | April 18, 2014
  2. The challenge facing the Heat's D

    Henry Abbott

    If the Heat are going to win a third straight title, it'll require a lot more offense on defense than they showed in the regular season, explains Tom Penn in Penn Station....

    Blog | April 18, 2014
  3. Brett Brown's playoff preview

    Henry Abbott

    The head coach of the 76ers expects a rematch of last year's finalists....

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  4. Penn Station: Thunder duo lack synergy

    Henry Abbott

    In a new feature, Penn Station, ESPN NBA analyst Tom Penn uses some advanced stats to show that Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant and guard Russell Westbrook are fantastic, but lack a certain synergy typical of championship duos....

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  5. Not-so-Golden State

    Henry Abbott

    Turmoil on the sidelines, and an assistant fired under murky circumstances, with the playoffs right around the corner. Ethan Sherwood Strauss is here to tell us about the state of the Warriors....

    Blog | April 08, 2014
  6. Doc Rivers has got the moves

    Henry Abbott

    Kate Fagan says that if the Clippers make a big leap in these playoffs it'll be because of some subtle strategy shifts from Doc Rivers....

    Blog | April 01, 2014
  7. Lessons from the Winter Forecast

    Henry Abbott

    The Heat will have to turn it on to get back to title form, and looking at the battle for West playoff spots, David Thorpe reminds us not to sleep on the Timberwolves....

    Blog | January 21, 2014
  8. For Suns, 3s trump tanking

    Henry Abbott

    Jeff Hornacek's Suns were written off as also-rans, but a 50 percent increase in the percentage of points they score from downtown has Phoenix on course for the playoffs. Originally aired on ESPN TV's Coast to Coast. ...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  9. Middling Portland

    Henry Abbott

    Are the Blazers for real? Despite the hot start, Amin Elhassan projects the 15-3 Blazers to be a borderline playoff team in the crowded West. And: the revenge of the mid-range....

    Blog | December 04, 2013
  10. Jason Kidd on how Mavericks won it all

    Henry Abbott

    Jason Kidd has an interesting basketball mind, with which he is making an interesting basketball point. In an interview with Beckley Mason in The New York Times, the new head coach of the Brooklyn Nets has a theory you haven't heard before about h...

    Blog | July 03, 2013
  11. Live by the 3, or die

    Henry Abbott

    Joe Murphy/NBAE/Getty ImagesFive Spurs in the paint. Zero easy layups. One desperate need for shooting.It's a copycat league, and the cat they copy most is the one who just won it all. But let's be real: Without infinite cap space and three of the...

    Blog | July 02, 2013
  12. Hard to say what's crazy

    Henry Abbott

    Mike Stobe/Getty Images Basketball has clear winners every night -- except at the draft, which is all homework, politics and chance. The Cavaliers kick off the night by ignoring consensus pick Nerlens Noel and media darling Victor Oladipo to cho...

    Blog | June 28, 2013
  13. These will be the Heat

    Henry Abbott

    Kevin C. Cox/ Getty Images Sport The Heat are and will be built around Dwyane Wade, LeBron James and Chris Bosh. But for those pesky 2010-2011 Dallas Mavericks, the post-Decision Big Three Miami Heat would have never lost a playoff series. As it is...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  14. Dan Le Batard: Best night in Miami sports history

    Henry Abbott

    Dan Le Batard says June 20, 2013 goes down as the best night in Miami sports history -- and a watershed moment in how we talk about LeBron James. ...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  15. TrueHoop TV: Heat take Game 7

    Henry Abbott

    It took everything they had for the Heat to shake the Spurs in Game 7 of one of the most closely fought Finals in NBA history. J.A. Adande and Bomani Jones on how LeBron James and company pulled it off, and what it means about how the world sees ...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  16. TrueHoop TV: Rough shape

    Henry Abbott

    Ethan Sherwood Strauss predicts a Heat win in Game 7, Graydon Gordian says Spurs. But there's a lot we don't know, like the true state of the players' health....

    Blog | June 20, 2013