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  1. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Jarrod Rudolph of RealGM: Dwight Howard has long coveted the Brooklyn Nets as his next landing spot, but after a summer filled with daily rumors of four-team trade proposals, the six-time All-Star has moved on from his Big Apple infatuation and is lo...

    Blog | July 19, 2012
  2. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times: Dissenting voices of a proposal to build a new arena in the Sodo District designed to lure the NBA back were nowhere to be found at Occidental Park on Thursday. Instead, a two-hour rally organized by Chris Hansen, t...

    Blog | June 15, 2012
  3. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Cathal Kelly of the Toronto Star: "The players got what they wanted a long time ago - the shelving of the proposal for a hard salary cap. The owners continue to get what they want with each passing day. It made sense for the players to press their ca...

    Blog | November 02, 2011
  4. The tax proposal the players hate

    Henry Abbott

    Zach Lowe of Sports Illustrated shares details of the NBA's proposed stiff luxury tax, which is one of the key "systems issues" that broke apart talks on Monday. He writes: The tax would start at $1.75 in penalty payments for every dollar a team ...

    Blog | October 12, 2011
  5. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    The last NBA season in tidy graphics. Tim Donahue of Eight Points, Nine Seconds goes deep making is own proposal for a new Collective Bargaining Agreement. James Dolan is not going to like it. This little Whole Foods YouTube rap that has been aro...

    Blog | June 27, 2011
  6. A clever proposal

    Henry Abbott

    Inspired by one thing he read on TrueHoop, and another thing he read on Hardwood Paroxysm, Brian Tung has proposed a clever new statistic. He explains on his blog the Null Hypodermic: The statistic I'm proposing is, what is the expected points score...

    Blog | March 11, 2010
  7. Mark Warkentien's play-in tournament

    Henry Abbott

    By Henry Abbott The spiral bound document says "Make Every Game Count: The NBA Play-In Tournament." It's a proposal to take the eighth and last playoff spot in each conference and, instead of awarding it to the eighth team, making it the first ...

    Blog | October 29, 2009
  8. See the Game Like a Player

    Henry Abbott

    A proposal for tiny cameras installed in headbands. I know. Laugh it off. It's ridiculous. But then stop laughing, and think: Why not? It would be amazing to see the game from Paul Pierce's point of view, and they do make high-quality c...

    Blog | May 11, 2009
  9. A Bold Proposal for More Game-Winning Alley-Oops

    Henry Abbott

    At almost every moment of an NBA game, but most notably with the game on the line, a clock is about to expire. Tick tock tick tock. There are four quarters that have to end, and there is that shot clock forever threatening to make it to zero from twe...

    Blog | April 27, 2009
  10. A Proposal: Eliminate a Fifth of the NBA

    Henry Abbott

    Dave from BlazersEdge wants you to close your eyes, and imagine a world where every NBA team plays its closest rivals six times each. Where every team has at least one more top quality player. Where players play fewer minutes, play fresher and harder...

    Blog | March 18, 2009
  11. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Holy cow. The Hawks' official website has interviewed Wizznutzz. I mean, you can go on a part of right now and read about a proposal to trade Oleksiy Pecherov to Dynamo Moscow for a live lion. I feel the TrueHoop Network is doing importan...

    Blog | February 11, 2009
  12. Economist Justin Wolfers' Proposal to Limit Influence of Gambling...

    Henry Abbott

    The Wharton School's Justin Wolfers is one of the most respected young forensic economists. Although much of his work has nothing to do with sports, he authored or co-authored two key basketball studies: that much misunderstood study about bias among...

    Blog | July 27, 2007
  13. Do You Play in the NBA?

    Henry Abbott

    I keep hearing stories about different NBA players who supposedly read TrueHoop. Are you one? Get in touch. Don't worry. I'm not going to ask you for money, nor do I have a business proposal for you. Mainly, I'd just like to know who you are, and m...

    Blog | May 05, 2006
  14. Mike McAllister to Grant Hill: Please Retire

    Henry Abbott

    Man, that Grant Hill has had one hell of a lot of bad luck. Now's Mike McAllister is making the big proposal: I humbly suggest that you move on to the next phase of your life, where you can use your brain, your personality, your all-around &qu...

    Blog | March 14, 2006
  15. Vecsey: Lakers Can't Decide on Artest

    Henry Abbott

    Here's what Peter Vecsey says in the New York Post about Ron Artest's likelihood of going to Los Angeles: Phil Jackson strongly encouraged Jim Buss to include Andrew Bynum in a package proposal for Ron Artest, but the owner's son fervently negated th...

    Blog | January 11, 2006
  16. The Nets Move Closer to Brooklyn

    Henry Abbott

    Even though the MTA board was not entirely happy with the proposal--they thought it was disturbingly short of cash--the MTA board voted 13-1 on Wednesday to move forward negotiating exclusively with Nets' owner Bruce Ratner to develop property in Bro...

    Blog | July 28, 2005