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  1. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Tim Kawakami of the San Jose Mercury News: It started as a growl, probably a few dozen fans intent on booing Warriors co-owner Joe Lacob as he finished the ceremony to retire Chris Mullin's jersey number. Just a growl. Loud, unruly, but not overwhelm...

    Blog | March 20, 2012
  2. Clips await Chauncey Billups' arrival

    Henry Abbott

    By Ramona Shelburne, PLAYA VISTA, Calif. -- The Los Angeles Clippers expect point guard Chauncey Billups to arrive in Los Angeles on Wednesday, despite threats from Billups' agent that he might retire if he was claimed off wai...

    Blog | December 13, 2011
  3. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Chris Forsberg of "The Boston Celtics officially waived Rasheed Wallace Tuesday, agreeing to a mutual buyout as Wallace prepares to retire from basketball after a 15-year career. ... It will be interesting to see if the team now moves...

    Blog | August 11, 2010
  4. Rod Thorn is not ready to retire

    Henry Abbott

    Interesting. His name has not been mentioned at the various openings, but it's hard to believe he won't get serious consideration....

    Blog | July 16, 2010
  5. Should the Lakers retire Derek Fisher's number?

    Henry Abbott

    M. Haubs of the Painted Area: Even though he's played 11 seasons as a Laker point guard, Fisher ranks only 12th in total assists. Even Michael Cooper, whose numbers are most comparable on the lower end, has the additional cache as an excellent defen...

    Blog | June 18, 2010
  6. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    You think the Lakers will retire Shaquille O'Neal's jersey? With bridges burned in Orlando and Miami, not much to show for his time in Phoenix, and twilight years in Cleveland ... O'Neal has the chance to become the greatest NBA player ev...

    Blog | September 30, 2009
  7. Friday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz The Blazers have found an individual to accept their money. The Sixers drafted Jrue Holiday out of UCLA, but will clearly need to fortify things at the point. Will Big Ben return to Detroit and retire as a Piston? ...

    Blog | July 24, 2009
  8. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Dave Feschuk of the Toronto Star: "When T.J. Ford considered calling it quits, he would glimpse the basketball court in the backyard of his suburban Houston home. 'I would look at that court and I would think, even though I could retire if I wanted t...

    Blog | February 05, 2008
  9. Idea: The Aging Las Vegas All-Stars

    Henry Abbott

    TrueHoop reader Aaron emails: The NBA should create a team comprised entirely of former All-Stars who are planning to retire soon. THE PROBLEM: Every off-season there is slew of former All-Stars that declare that if traded/signed they will...

    Blog | August 09, 2007
  10. Sunday Mini-Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Pat Forde talks about William Wesley, Memphis, and Oregon.Marc Stein on the possibility that Ron Artest might retire soon. Interesting profile of Dana Davis, the man who can get just about anything done off the court in Memphis. Jason Kidd's gam...

    Blog | March 25, 2007
  11. Will Shaquille O'Neal Turn it Back On? Can He?

    Henry Abbott

    Basketbawful watched Eddy Curry outplay Shaquille O'Neal, and remembers something O'Neal said back when he was young: Back in 2001, Shaq swore he'd retire before he was "only as good" as David Robinson (which is pretty easy to say when you...

    Blog | February 27, 2007
  12. Will the Sonics Retire Two #24s?

    Henry Abbott

    When I saw the announcement some time ago that the Sonics were going to retire Spencer Haywood's jersey, my thought was "big deal." (For the record, I might be slightly jaded by the reality that Haywood, more than any other player I have ev...

    Blog | February 27, 2007
  13. Pat Riley Will Return

    Henry Abbott

    Plenty of people thought he wouldn't. But the Associated Press tells us it's a done deal. Riley said Wednesday he'll return as coach for the 2006-07 season, ending speculation he might retire at age 61. He led the Heat to their first league titl...

    Blog | August 23, 2006
  14. A Year Ago, Alonzo Mourning Sounded Ready to Retire

    Henry Abbott

    I know he's injured at the moment, but you dont' need me to tell you that Mourning has been a phenom this year. I had forgotten that it almost didn't happen. This is Mourning from the post-game press conference after Miami's game seven loss to Detr...

    Blog | March 23, 2006
  15. 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
  16. Friday Notes

    Henry Abbott

    Marv Albert is the newest Net. LeBron James may get out of this lawsuit on a technicality. The NBA got Andrew Bogut an Aussie. Sort of like how some racehorses travel with goat buddies. Reggie Miller's mouth didn't retire....

    Blog | August 19, 2005