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  1. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Greg Cote of The Miami Herald: Miami's emptying bandwagon over the previous three losses provided the Heat a chip that fueled the team. As Spoelstra put it, "No one likes to get dirt thrown on your face before you're even dead." I'm still not quite c...

    Blog | June 08, 2012
  2. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    LeBron James says he has not imagined himself as a Knick. A staggering percentage of the nation's young seven-foot men are in the NBA. A lot of how the NBA deals with misbehavior is along the lines of how schools do the same thing. Suspensions, ...

    Blog | May 03, 2012
  3. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Jerry Brewer of The Seattle Times: "Business is bad, really bad. The league is making desperate decisions. Just as the Sonics were allowed to become the Oklahoma City Thunder, the Kings will become the Anaheim Royals soon. Why? Because Sacramento won...

    Blog | April 15, 2011
  4. Playoff Warmup Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Leaguewide Bullets These bullets would be a lot better, but I could not stop watching this. If that doesn't give you playoff fever, nothing will. About the NBA and research into referee bias. More to come on this topic next week. A nice break...

    Blog | April 17, 2009
  5. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Lakers vs. Spurs Bill Plaschke of the Los Angeles Times: "It was just one game, just Game 1, just a beginning. It felt like seven games, Game 7, an ending. The Lakers didn't just come back from a 20-point deficit to steal an 89-85 victory over the S...

    Blog | May 22, 2008
  6. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Joey Crawford, back on the court with Tim Duncan tonight.There's a new online biography of Tim Duncan, by Liston, and it starts like this: "So basically, my dad is like, the foremost expert on Tim Duncan and stuff. You see, they were best friends or ...

    Blog | November 20, 2007
  7. Friday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Brian Windhorst of the Akron Beacon-Journal: "James scored just 14 points on a woeful 4-of-16 shooting, which indicated just how off his normal production he was as he struggled to find space to operate. Unlike previous games in these playoffs when t...

    Blog | June 08, 2007
  8. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    ESPN Insider Chad Ford: "Durant looked like a great athlete at Texas. He looked quick. Why didn't he test that way? My theory? Unlike Oden and most of the other players who participated in the camp, Durant was not prepared for it. His agent, Aaron ...

    Blog | June 06, 2007
  9. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Good blogger roundtable discussion on the Pacific division. Most important addition to that division? Don Nelson, Eric Musselman, the return of Amare Stoudemire, and Vladimir Radmanovic all get consideration. Kurt from Forum Blue and Gold makes a cas...

    Blog | October 25, 2006
  10. Monday Playoff Super Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Cleveland Cavaliers-Detroit Pistons Dan Wetzel on Detroit's D: "I've seen just about every defense I could possibly see the rest of my career in this series," James said. Ben Wallace's brilliant foul that quite possibly won game s...

    Blog | May 22, 2006
  11. 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
  12. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Dan McCarney of the San Antonio Express-News: Shock of all shocks - LeBron James is under fire. The latest round of criticism comes from an unexpected source: NHL players, who weren't very sympathetic with the leg cramp that plagued him down the stre...

    Blog | June 21, 2012
  13. When's the James Harden show?

    Henry Abbott

    Garrett Ellwood/NBAE/Getty Images One of the playoffs' most explosive scorers has yet to explode in the NBA Finals. The man can score YouTube knows James Harden well. The way he scores -- a delightful mix of explosive creations off the dribble a...

    Blog | June 18, 2012
  14. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Darnell Mayberry of The Oklahoman: He strode to the post-game press conference podium as suave as can be, stepping onto the dais nattily draped in a rare suit and tie, both of which were deep black threads that, if his performance hadn't said it alre...

    Blog | June 13, 2012
  15. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Barry Tramel of The Oklahoman: Down 2-0 in the series, down 18 points in the first quarter, down 15 points at halftime, the Thunder continued to write a remarkable story. The Thunder rallied to beat the San Antonio Spurs 107-99 Wednesday night to win...

    Blog | June 07, 2012
  16. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Darnell Mayberry of The Oklahoman: What Oklahoma City did in those final 120 seconds was nothing short of sensational - especially given the style of play this ballgame had been in the first 46 minutes. The Thunder stormed back from a late seven-poin...

    Blog | May 17, 2012