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  1. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Ethan J. Skolnick of the Palm Beach Post: During a postseason with some potholes, Dwyane Wade has looked outward as well as inward - even taking a one-hour trip from Indianapolis to Bloomington during the second round to visit with his college coach,...

    Blog | June 19, 2012
  2. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Greg Cote of The Miami Herald: Alternate alliterative slogan now fitting for this Heat-Pacers playoff series: No blood, no bling. It's getting nasty in here. The team that gets through this second-round series - and that's looking unmistakably like M...

    Blog | May 23, 2012
  3. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Ethan J. Skolnick of the Palm Beach Post: The Indiana Pacers are coming this way, for a second-round series that starts at 3:30 p.m. Sunday. The Heat will try to reverse a trend that, during the season, went the wrong way. Over the course of four gam...

    Blog | May 10, 2012
  4. Dogtown and Z-Bo

    Henry Abbott

    Ronald Martinez/Getty Images Sport The Thunder's Kendrick Perkins is next in line trying to stop the Grizzlies' Zach Randolph. The Grizzlies, Hawks and Mavericks have turned the second round of the playoffs into the playground of underdogs. And the...

    Blog | May 03, 2011
  5. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Wow. Honestly. This is something. You know, of course, the Elton John song "Tiny Dancer." Jeremy Schmidt of Bucksketball has rewritten the words in honor of Bucks' second-round pick Tiny Gallon. Without further ado, "Post-up closer, Tiny Gallon." E...

    Blog | September 20, 2010
  6. Current asking price for spare 2nd-round pick: $1.5M and up

    Henry Abbott

    By Chris Sheridan Right now, teams open to the notion of selling their second-round draft picks are asking for a minimum of $1.5 million, a league source told me Friday. Talk about inflation! Back in 2003, the New Jersey Nets took Kyle Korver a...

    Blog | June 12, 2010
  7. The second round in the Smackdown

    Henry Abbott

    Has the second round of the playoffs started yet? It's like somebody sneezed and three of the NBA's powerhouse teams of 2009-2010 -- the Jazz, Spurs and Hawks -- have all just been eliminated. Now there's just the annual Celtic thrill ride left be...

    Blog | May 11, 2010
  8. Jazz Season Ends, Boozer Questions Start

    Henry Abbott

    By J.A. Adande For some players it's already time to analyze every facial expression and pronoun, so let the record show that as Utah power forward Carlos Boozer sat in front of his locker and absorbed the Jazz's second-round sweep at the hands of...

    Blog | May 11, 2010
  9. Sources: Bucks, 76ers agree to trade

    Henry Abbott

    The Milwaukee Bucks have agreed to a trade that will send Jodie Meeks, Francisco Elson and a second-round draft pick to the Philadelphia 76ers for Primoz Brezec and Royal Ivey, two league sources told ESPN.com NBA Insider Chad Ford. The teams are ...

    Blog | February 18, 2010
  10. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Playing against quality Nugget big men, Greg Oden has what are being called his best minutes yet in the NBA. Marcus Thornton, Hornets second-round pick, has been hitting 3s (9 of 21 in the preseason) and driving fearlessly to the hoop. Wicked ins...

    Blog | October 19, 2009
  11. What Happened to Chase Budinger?

    Henry Abbott

    At some point in the third or fourth hour of tonight's draft, you'll hear the name "Chase Budinger" announced -- quite possibly by Adam Silver, who usually presides over the second round. As recently as a year ago, Budinger was proj...

    Blog | June 25, 2009
  12. The TrueHoop Stat Geek Smackdown Community Leaderboard

    Henry Abbott

    The TrueHoop Stat Geek Smackown continues. The leaderboard of the Smackdown has been updated with all of the results from an eventful second round. David Berri, the overall leader, will take the trophy if the Lakers do. Jeffrey Ma, on the other hand,...

    Blog | June 03, 2009
  13. The TrueHoop Stat Geek Smackdown Community Leaderboard

    Henry Abbott

    The TrueHoop Stat Geek Smackown continues. The leaderboard of the Smackdown has been updated with all of the results from an eventful second round. Jeffrey Ma lost a lot when the Celtics couldn't manage to win that Game 7 at home. Not only would ...

    Blog | May 19, 2009
  14. Celtics Make a Game of It

    Henry Abbott

    When the Magic were up 28, I confess, I had all of those thoughts. I wondered if the second round would be really boring compared to the first round -- it's possible there will be four lopsided series. I wondered if we were learning that the magi...

    Blog | May 05, 2009
  15. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    John Jackson of the Chicago Sun-Times: "It's a best-of-three series now, and the Bulls remain heavy underdogs. Two of the final three games are scheduled for Boston, and to advance to the second round, they will need to pull off another road...

    Blog | April 27, 2009
  16. You Don't See That Very Often

    Henry Abbott

    This afternoon, the Clippers traded a conditional second-round pick to Toronto for Hassan Adams and cash. About two hours later, they announced that Adams had been waived. What? So they traded a pick for ... cash? And they take on however many dollar...

    Blog | January 07, 2009