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  1. Report: Pistons to buy out Rip Hamilton

    Henry Abbott

    From the Associated Press: AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- The Detroit Pistons have decided to part ways with Richard Hamilton. A person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Friday that terms of a buyout were still being negotiated. ...

    Blog | December 09, 2011
  2. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Drew Sharp of the Detroit Free Press: "Few will raise their voices if Richard Hamilton is traded. It won't trigger the volatile reaction of when Chauncey Billups was dealt for Allen Iverson in 2008. The Pistons were good then -- not 12-26 -- and far ...

    Blog | January 14, 2011
  3. Sloan just never stops winning

    Henry Abbott

    Often overshadowed by his coaching counterparts (including now ex-Bobcats coach Larry Brown), Jerry Sloan moved up the appreciation scale after working his 2,000th NBA game on Wednesday night. Sloan moved into third place on the all-time NBA coach...

    Blog | December 23, 2010
  4. Friday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz Ben Golliver of Blazers Edge has assembled an incredible slide show of The Oregonian's special sections published by the paper over the years. Eric Musselman, on his Twitter feed, quotes Reggie Theus: "With...

    Blog | September 04, 2009
  5. Joe Dumars and Maligned Guards

    Henry Abbott

    Remember when the Pistons were the toast of the town? In 2003-2004, they added Larry Brown and Rasheed Wallace and won the title. But the seeds of that team were really planted when the Pistons acquired some players with shaky reputations around the ...

    Blog | July 02, 2009
  6. The TrueHoop Network Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    The Mavs look like they'll avoid the dreaded 8-hole in the West, but the Pistons succumb to the Bulls and will have a weekend date in Cleveland. Meanwhile, the Sixers and Hornets have tough decisions to make about a couple of struggling shooters....

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

    Henry Abbott

    Chris McCosky of The Detroit News: "I don't want to hear anybody bad-mouthing Richard Hamilton any more. I think a lot of fans, and media members, made a lot of premature assumptions about Hamilton. I think people assumed he would be a diva ...

    Blog | January 21, 2009
  8. Digging Through the Archives

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz Steve Francis to the Grizzlies. There's some poetic symmetry to it, isn't there? For a refresher on why this trade closes a circle, check out this Washington Post column by Michael Wilbon published just hours aft...

    Blog | December 26, 2008
  9. If Rip's Serving Dinner ...

    Henry Abbott

    It's time for me to get going. One thing I will not be called is late for dinner. One thing I'm thankful for this year: TrueHoop readers. Smart, funny, and on the ball, your comments and e-mails make me happy every day. Thanks. Have a great Thanksgiv...

    Blog | November 26, 2008
  10. Friday: First Cup

    Henry Abbott

    Chris McCosky of The Detroit News: "Joe Dumars saw the hang-dog looks. He saw the subdued demeanor. He saw, in short, Richard Hamilton not being Richard Hamilton. And he knew immediately what was wrong. It wasn't that the Pistons traded for Allen Ive...

    Blog | November 07, 2008
  11. Instant Karma

    Henry Abbott

    I take no joy in anyone ever getting hurt, but check out, around the 1:30 mark, exactly what Rip Hamilton was up to when he got hurt in Game 5:...

    Blog | May 30, 2008
  12. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Steve Kerr on Yahoo: "This series was decided at the end of Game 2, when LeBron James attacked the rim, drew contact from Richard Hamilton but wasn't awarded a foul. The Cavs were furious with the no-call, fled the court in anger and prepared to meet...

    Blog | June 04, 2007
  13. Scott Skiles vs. Richard Hamilton

    Henry Abbott

    I'm telling you, that Scott Skiles is intense. Here's a little tidbit from a K.C. Johnson article in the Chicago Tribune: [Ben] Wallace, who watched Skiles exchange verbal barbs with Richard Hamilton last season, chuckled when asked his impression o...

    Blog | October 03, 2006
  14. Rip Hamilton's Personal Chef

    Henry Abbott

    Krista Latham of the Detroit Free Press has a feature on Chef Shawn Loving, who cooks just about everything Richard Hamilton eats when he's in Detroit. She describes how Hamilton found the chef. Could have been anyone, but it sounds to me like a job ...

    Blog | March 23, 2006
  15. Meeting Michael Jordan

    Henry Abbott

    I have been poking around things that have been written about hanging out with Michael Jordan through the years, hoping to find mentions of William Wesley from Chicago or Washington (where Wesley confidants Jordan and Richard Hamilton were teammates)...

    Blog | February 14, 2006
  16. Detroit's Recipe for Wade

    Henry Abbott

    A while ago we talked about which Piston might be able to slow down Dwyane Wade. It's the key to the series, and there was debate about Chauncey Billups and Richard Hamilton, but then everyone pretty much agreed that if Tayshaun Prince can shut down ...

    Blog | May 30, 2005