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  1. Don't tell Terry Stotts this can't work

    Henry Abbott

    Sam Forencich/NBAE/Getty Images Portland's 3-rich offense may be untraditional, but it's also off the charts. The Blazers have just about the best record in basketball, the best offense in the game by a fair margin and egg on the faces of every pun...

    Blog | December 18, 2013
  2. Barbosa Brazilian draft intrigue

    Henry Abbott

    The story of how Leandro Barbosa got from Brazilian poverty to NBA riches is chronicled in one of my favorite things that has ever been on TrueHoop, Gregory Dole's 11-part "Rolling with Leandro" series. Now that Barbosa is a millionaire, he's going t...

    Blog | June 07, 2013
  3. Friday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Nate Silver on the B.S. Report suggesting kids should learn math by doing fun stuff like playing fantasy sports. The Hawks' defense is wonderful and here's why. Celtics, meet the 3-point line. Hornets247 has a cool new design, and mad insight i...

    Blog | November 30, 2012
  4. No night to run the Bobcats

    Henry Abbott

    Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE/Getty Images Moments before Rich Cho, left, learned the NBA's worst season would not end with Anthony Davis. NEW YORK -- On the second floor of a midtown Manhattan hotel on Wednesday, just across the street and an hour befo...

    Blog | May 31, 2012
  5. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Danny Chau has reviewed Jerry West's new memoir on Hardwood Paroxysm, and tallied a nice collection of oddities: "West was a churchgoer as a kid, but instead of finding peace with God, he found church bingo -- another excuse to fire up his competitiv...

    Blog | November 02, 2011
  6. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Rich Hofmann of the Philadelphia Daily News: "Considering that they began their stewardship on a day when the NBA continued to lock out its players during a labor dispute, a day when they could not even mention the names of their players in public, H...

    Blog | October 19, 2011
  7. Friday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Mark Cuban is lecturing on wealth. "If you really want to be rich," he writes, "you need to find the discipline." He's talking specifically about reducing spending. In other news, Cuban has reportedly offered Bruce Pearl a half-million to coach hi...

    Blog | August 05, 2011
  8. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Multiple reports say Robert Horry's daughter dies at age 17 after a lifelong battle with a rare chromosonal disorder. Rich Cho lands on his feet quickly, as the new GM of the Bobcats. Word is that Cho impressed the Bobcats in negotiating for Gerald...

    Blog | June 14, 2011
  9. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Blazers GM Rich Cho has been fired. When Portland GMs assert themselves in a Paul Allen world, these things happen. The Blazers are a turbo-charged GM merry-go-round -- the more it spins, the more executives fall out. Hold on tight, acting GM Chad Bu...

    Blog | May 23, 2011
  10. Bullying on video

    Henry Abbott

    There's a video making the rounds today on Twitter and Facebook, and it has delighted everyone from sportswriters to NBA players. In it, a scrawny mean kid does some classic bullying of an overweight kid. Who takes it. And takes it. We kn...

    Blog | March 14, 2011
  11. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Rich Heldenfels of the Akron Beacon-Journal: "LeBron James' spokesman Tuesday defended a newspaper advertisement as James' thank-you to Akron. Just one of Akron's own saying thanks before his annual bike-athon kicks off on Saturday. But what at first...

    Blog | August 04, 2010
  12. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    John Canzano of The Oregonian: "The Trail Blazers introduced Rich Cho as general manager on Monday. He answered questions. And sounded like a reasonable, intelligent man who might very well have a winning plan for the organization. I hope he does. Th...

    Blog | July 20, 2010
  13. A quick chat with Rich Cho

    Henry Abbott

    On Monday the Blazers announced Rich Cho, former Thunder assistant general manager, as the team's new general manager. The key part of the hiring process came when Cho flew to Helsinki, Finland to meet owner Paul Allen on his yacht. We spoke by phone...

    Blog | July 19, 2010
  14. Quiet Thunder

    Henry Abbott

    You've probably heard Thunder assistant GM Rich Cho's name -- it pops up on short lists of candidates for GM jobs around the the NBA. But he's almost never in the media. Ian Thomsen of Sports Illustrated describes Sam Presti's right-hand man as a ...

    Blog | July 02, 2010
  15. A statement from Gilbert Arenas

    Henry Abbott

    An excerpt of the statement that is now on his lawyer's website: As I have said before, I had kept the four unloaded handguns in my house in Virginia, but then moved them over to my locker at the Verizon Center to keep them away from my young kids. ...

    Blog | January 04, 2010
  16. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    "When we put pursue universal principles ... we do ourselves a massive disservice." That's Malcolm Gladwell talking about coffee, but it applies to analyzing basketball players. Chris Paul says his dad spent his entire 401k on his kids...

    Blog | October 01, 2009