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  1. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Sam Smith of The Chicago Tribune: "This is an anniversary the Bulls won't be celebrating. But in this disappointing season, it perhaps is indicative of the struggles the franchise is facing. The NBA announced Thursday the completion of its 2008 All-S...

    Blog | February 01, 2008
  2. Sam Smith on Wealth

    Henry Abbott

    The Chicago Tribune's Sam Smith writes about good guys Luol Deng and Ben Gordon. They both grew up poor. They both have their heads screwed on straight. And they both are, apparently, refusing to sign pretty massive contract extensions from the Bulls...

    Blog | October 04, 2007
  3. Sam Smith Has Poked the Wrong Dog with the Wrong Stick

    Henry Abbott

    Sam Smith really went after bloggers, which was smart in a way, because he has made a name for himself far and wide, all over the basketball internet. There have been plenty of good responses (my feeling remains: Smith tells us he doesn't read blogs,...

    Blog | February 20, 2007
  4. Free Tyrus Thomas

    Henry Abbott

    I was out of the office half of yesterday, during which time I got a lot of e-mail about Tyrus Thomas saying he was only in the slam dunk contest for the money. The gist was: isn't he an idiot? Sam Smith has even taken this opportunity to declare...

    Blog | February 07, 2007
  5. Brandon Roy: This Year's Chris Paul

    Henry Abbott

    Sam Smith reports that he has heard that the Bulls are strongly considering Brandon Roy. "Roy is this year's Chris Paul if he starts," one general manager said last week. "When it's all said and done, he's the rookie of the year. He d...

    Blog | June 05, 2006
  6. Sam Smith: Michael Jordan a "Man's Man"

    Henry Abbott

    Smith wrote a lot about Jordan, which Jordan never seems to like much. He answered a question about their relationship at Michael hasn't always been happy with me, but he's always dealt with me professionally. After "The Jorda...

    Blog | March 29, 2006
  7. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Have we already seen the best of Kevin Garnett? Sam Smith: "The 'kid' has played almost 30,000 minutes in the NBA, which is the twilight for most great players." LeBron James learns some new vocabulary at the hospital: "I know what a plural is," Jam...

    Blog | October 18, 2005
  8. Chuck Daly, LeBron James, and Larry Brown

    Henry Abbott

    The Chicago Tribune's Sam Smith has a whopper of a Larry Brown wrap up. Brown denied it for some time, and reluctantly was given permission to speak with the Cavs amid relations that had deteriorated so badly that Chuck Daly almost ended the season ...

    Blog | July 20, 2005
  9. Sam Smith: Larry Brown's Return "Untenable"

    Henry Abbott

    On Saturday, I suggested that Pistons' Coach Larry Brown should not be welcomed back in Detroit. This morning, veteran NBA columnist Sam Smith implies that he knows the Detroit leadership agrees, and takes the theory a few steps further: Don't be su...

    Blog | June 06, 2005
  10. Toronto Blues: Coach and GM in Spat

    Henry Abbott

    Toronto Coach Sam Mitchell is not afraid to mix it up. You can say that for him. Now, according to Doug Smith of the Toronto Star, one of the people on Mitchell's list might be Toronto General Manager Rob Babcock. One of the issues is the recall of ...

    Blog | January 20, 2006