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  1. Source -- NBA officials meeting, to vote on replay tweaks

    Henry Abbott

    The NBA's Board of Governors is meeting in Las Vegas on Thursday, and a source with knowledge of the talks told ESPN.com the agenda includes votes on several rule changes, especially expanding the use of instant replay.

    Story | Conversation | July 19, 2012
  2. Friday Mini-Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Does your team broadcast only show replays that make your team look good? I wonder if that kind of salesy game presentation is part of the reason teams produce their own game coverage so often. I think it would be cool if teams would let broadcast pa...

    Blog | January 28, 2011
  3. When instant replay shows too much

    Henry Abbott

    With just under 40 seconds left in Game 3 and the Celtics down five, Lakers big man Lamar Odom had apparently rebounded a missed Paul Pierce free throw. But as Odom came down with the ball, Boston guard Rajon Rondo dashed onto the scene and inserted ...

    Blog | June 09, 2010
  4. LeBron James, full-court quarterback

    Henry Abbott

    By Henry Abbott Watch what LeBron James does with this football. If you miss it the first time, don't worry -- they replay it about a dozen times. And it's almost worth watching that many times....

    Blog | December 03, 2009
  5. Bring on Your Instant Replay

    Henry Abbott

    Paying for coffee, talking about last night's game. Mood in the coffee shop: A tad electric. As John Krolik points out, LeBron James has arguably the best performance of his life thus far, but it's just not quite enough. Strangers in New Jers...

    Blog | May 21, 2009
  6. Chris Sheridan's Common Sense Instant Replay Fix

    Henry Abbott

    ESPN's Chris Sheridan wrote up a memo he'd love to see from the desk of NBA Commissioner David Stern: To: All NBA owners, players, referees and fans. From: Commissioner David Stern Re: Referees, instant replay, and common sense F...

    Blog | April 14, 2009
  7. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Mike Monroe of the San Antonio Express-News: "Michael Finley made a 3-pointer with 1.3 seconds left at Sacramento, giving the Spurs a 95-92 lead; replays showed the shot clock had expired before the ball left his hand; replay rules did not allow...

    Blog | April 14, 2009
  8. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Mike Monroe of the San Antonio Express-News: "Ordinarily, I'm opposed to anything that injects more replay review, but when the official timekeeper or scorekeeper sees that a mistake clearly has been made in the final 24 seconds of a game, i...

    Blog | March 31, 2009
  9. Trickle Down Enthusiasm?

    Henry Abbott

    You throw your fists in the air. You scream. You turn to the person you came with, and you give them a big, hard, two-handed double high-ten. You pump your fists back in the air. You scream the whole time. You point at the replay and laugh with joy ....

    Blog | March 07, 2009
  10. Idea: Put a Clock on Those Replays

    Henry Abbott

    TrueHoop reader Luke has an idea that strikes me as one of those "D'oh, why didn't I think of that?" things. Those are usually the kinds of ideas that have life. There is various hand-wringing about how NBA game clocks are not perfe...

    Blog | February 11, 2009
  11. The Vice-Commissioner of Anti-Flopping

    Henry Abbott

    ESPN's Marc Stein broke the news: Starting next season, the NBA will be enforcing a ban against flopping. While many are cheered by the news of video replays being scoured, and fines being handed out, no one knows if it will actually reduce the amoun...

    Blog | May 29, 2008
  12. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    We hear from Commissioner Stern quite often about how trustworthy NBA officials are. Why not, then, trust officials to use their discretion to decide when and when not to use video instant replay? Why such strict rules -- especially when they create ...

    Blog | May 06, 2008
  13. Dirk Nowitzki, David West, and Revenge

    Henry Abbott

    Weirdest moment of the weekend. It started simply. Dirk Nowitzki and David West were scrambling, and Nowitzki's elbow tagged West in the head. I watched the replay several times, and really can't tell if it was intentional or not. I tend to suspect n...

    Blog | April 21, 2008
  14. Great Do-Overs of the Past

    Henry Abbott

    Don't forget that tomorrow, the infamous 51-second replay between the Hawks and the Heat, inspired a botched bit of Atlanta scorekeeping back before Christmas, will finally occur. A lot of people are really worried about the fact that those two teams...

    Blog | March 07, 2008
  15. Shaq-Free Replay

    Henry Abbott

    Remember when the NBA said that Atlanta and Miami would replay the last minute or so of a game that Shaquille O'Neal had been wrongly disqualified from? By far the most common email I have received this week has been along the lines of -- well now th...

    Blog | February 08, 2008
  16. Smart: Tayshaun Prince

    Henry Abbott

    I love stories like this. ESPN's Chris Sheridan reports: When did the Pistons deliver the knockout punch? Well, the play-by-play and the replays will tell you it came when Billups faked Tony Allen off his feet and drew a foul with 0.1 seconds le...

    Blog | December 20, 2007