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  1. At right price, please advertise on uniforms

    Henry Abbott

    Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE/Getty Images If the NBA can survive paid logo placement on referees, what's the worry about players? Mark Cuban is making noises about all the money the NBA could make selling advertising space on jerseys. And he's not just t...

    Blog | March 28, 2012
  2. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Dwain Price of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram: In an attempt to generate more revenue, the NBA is pondering the idea of placing ads on the jerseys of every player from the 30 teams. This transition could create approximately $31.18 million in revenue i...

    Blog | March 28, 2012
  3. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Ailene Voisin of The Sacramento Bee: The Chuck Hayes' situation cost the Kings organization an estimated $1 million, but what price life? Geoff Petrie and Hayes are expected to provide details about recent developments later today, but even before he...

    Blog | December 23, 2011
  4. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    A few hours before LeBron James' re-return to Cleveland, it's still not a sellout. Last time around, tickets went for record prices, but plenty has changed. Ethan Sherwood Strauss on HoopSpeak: "Some would say that we should have a separate award f...

    Blog | March 29, 2011
  5. Stressful time to coach the Knicks

    Henry Abbott

    Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty Images When the problem is the whole team, the coach usually pays the price. My eyes nearly popped out of my head over the morning paper. The Knicks have been struggling, the clock has been ticking, and it's clearer t...

    Blog | March 28, 2011
  6. William Wesley and John Calipari

    Henry Abbott

    S.L. Price's Sports Illustrated profile of Kentucky coach John Calipari is exhaustively reported and wonderfully told. It also includes one of the rarer baubles in sports -- on-the-record quotes from William Wesley. This passage includes something co...

    Blog | March 11, 2011
  7. If Knicks get 'Melo, at what price?

    Henry Abbott

    Lots of news out there today regarding the New York Knicks' increasing chances and the New Jersey Nets' decreasing chances of trading for Carmelo Anthony, ranging from a report of a supportive text message sent from Amare Stoudemire to Anthony to a r...

    Blog | January 12, 2011
  8. Study on referees and race still dogs NBA

    Henry Abbott

    D. Lippitt/Einstein/NBAE/Getty Images In 2007, David Stern staked out a position that is increasingly at odds with the evidence. When The New York Times published the preliminary results of research about referees and race by economists Joe Price a...

    Blog | December 08, 2010
  9. Larry Coon on age restriction

    Henry Abbott

    In response to this morning's TrueHoop post about how future rookies pay the price in labor negotiations, because they have no place at the table, collective bargaining guru Larry Coon e-mailed a great point as a follow-up: Another effect of the lac...

    Blog | November 23, 2010
  10. Current asking price for spare 2nd-round pick: $1.5M and up

    Henry Abbott

    By Chris Sheridan Right now, teams open to the notion of selling their second-round draft picks are asking for a minimum of $1.5 million, a league source told me Friday. Talk about inflation! Back in 2003, the New Jersey Nets took Kyle Korver a...

    Blog | June 12, 2010
  11. The price of anarchy

    Henry Abbott

    On Hardwood Paroxysm, Rob Mahoney of The Two Man Game writes about a paper called "The Price of Anarchy in Basketball" presented by Brian Skinner at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference. The paper wrestles with reality that giving the ball to yo...

    Blog | March 06, 2010
  12. Implications of Maynor deal far-reaching

    Henry Abbott

    By John Hollinger Coming into the season, we knew that the Oklahoma City Thunder would be able to demand a hefty price for the privilege of renting its salary cap space this winter, because so many teams found themselves in tight spots financially...

    Blog | December 22, 2009
  13. Root for Ronnie Price

    Henry Abbott

    The Jazz guard is undeniably one of the good guys. UPDATE: Apparently, Ross Siler's original Salt Lake Tribune post is having trouble. Here is one of the anecdotes: Price revealed that he'd had undrafted rookie Wesley Matthews over to his hous...

    Blog | October 15, 2009
  14. Nets Being Sold on the Cheap?

    Henry Abbott

    In The New York Times, Ken Belson and Richard Sandomir report that the agreed-to price for the Nets appears to be low: "On a macro level, the N.B.A. has a few teams in trouble," Ozanian said, referring to the Nets, the Charlotte Bobcats a...

    Blog | September 25, 2009
  15. Hedo Turkoglu's About Face

    Henry Abbott

    Have you ever bought a house? You know the deal. You shop around. You look at the prices, and then at some point you find the house you like. You make an offer. The offer sounds good to the sellers. You agree to buy the house. You agree on the ...

    Blog | July 03, 2009
  16. Shaquille O'Neal's Revenge

    Henry Abbott

    Louis Amundson's eyebrow pays the price in the prank battle with his Suns teammate Shaquille O'Neal....

    Blog | April 16, 2009