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  1. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Mike Wells of The Indianapolis Star: Lee Eddins had hoped he would be able to watch his idol, center Roy Hibbert, play in person when the Indiana Pacers visit Sacramento, Calif., for a game against the Kings in late November. But Lee, 12, is not expe...

    Blog | August 08, 2012
  2. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Michael Lee of The Washington Post: Nene sat out the final game of pool play for Brazil on Monday with soreness in his left foot, but the Wizards have been monitoring the injury and remain optimistic that it will not be a problem when training camp b...

    Blog | August 07, 2012
  3. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Gary Washburn of The Boston Globe: "In the first sign that NBA players and owners want to avoid a long lockout, the two sides have agreed to meet Monday in New York, according to an NBA source. It will be the first official negotiating session since ...

    Blog | July 28, 2011
  4. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle: "With the door to the NBA that swung open nine years ago closed to him, Yao Ming on Wednesday chose 'a new life.' Yao announced his retirement in a ceremony and news conference in Shanghai, citing the repeate...

    Blog | July 20, 2011
  5. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Doug Smith of the Toronto Star: "If the United States is looking for any extra motivation as the quarter-finals of the world basketball championships unfold, the players can look back on one of the darkest moments in the international history of the ...

    Blog | September 08, 2010
  6. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Michael Lee of The Washington Post: "The best thing about the reunion of Michael Jordan and Kwame Brown with the Charlotte Bobcats is that both men are in completely different places right now. Jordan isn't trying to scratch a final itch while provin...

    Blog | August 26, 2010
  7. Team USA: The undeserving favorites

    Henry Abbott

    Coach Mike Krzyzewski and Team USA are on the court in Las Vegas to begin preparations for the World Championships that begin August 28 in Turkey. The players still in the mix for the national team include Kevin Durant, who is a virtual lock to be...

    Blog | July 21, 2010
  8. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Jonathan Abrams of The New York Times: "The Knicks' off-season has created much discussion but little movement, with the organization at a standstill with its own free agents and others while it teeters between the incremental moves of the prese...

    Blog | July 24, 2009
  9. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Scott Cacciola of The Commercial Appeal: "All the talk and speculation about his arrival became reality when Zach Randolph, all 6-9 and 260 pounds of him, walked into the press conference room at FedExForum on Tuesday afternoon. For a franchise ...

    Blog | July 22, 2009
  10. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Brian Windhorst of The Plain Dealer: "For years, LeBron James has said he doesn't believe in pressure as a disarming answer to any question that includes the word itself. Of course this isn't true. In fact, he's somewhat of an expert...

    Blog | May 29, 2009
  11. Tuesday Mini-Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Thought that occurred to me last night: Has Dirk Nowitzki ever played better? I know he is a legend for Game 7 against the Spurs in 2006 when he had 37 and 15. But last night he was making key defensive plays once in a while, too! He shot the lights ...

    Blog | May 12, 2009
  12. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Team USA has beaten Greece 92-69. Dwyane Wade was once again magnificent with the ball, and the defense looked good even against a respected offense. A good day for Coach Krzyzewski's team. Michael Lee of The Washington Post: "Between practices and...

    Blog | August 14, 2008
  13. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Sekou Smith of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: "What looked like a crazy stunt three days ago has turned into a bona fide nightmare for the Hawks, who simply couldn't win in this situation (if they increased their offer to Josh Childress they'd los...

    Blog | July 23, 2008
  14. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Michael Murphy wrote an amazing story in the Houston Chronicle about Sam Anderson, the starting power forward at the University of Houston: "... everyone in the Anderson family knew how much Sam loved basketball. It had been Sam's haven as a child ba...

    Blog | June 25, 2007
  15. The Olympic Team--My Twelve from Team USA

    Henry Abbott

    The word is out about who is in the mix for the U.S. Basketball team that will convene, in various forms, every summer between now and the U.S. Olympics. At the moment, according to USA Basketball's official website, there are 23 players on the team...

    Blog | March 06, 2006