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  1. Who said that? Rookie edition

    Henry Abbott

    As selections were made in Thursday's NBA draft, rookies met the media, and had a lot to say. Here are ten quotes from ten top NBA rookies. See if you can figure out who said each one. Answers at @TrueHoop on Twitter. "All the talk about my no...

    Blog | July 02, 2012
  2. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Joey Villar of The Philippine Star: "After overpowering a PBA selection team with a never-ending barrage of slam dunks and highlight reels the other night, Kobe Bryant and his Smart All-Stars found a quicker and more game Smart Gilas Pilipinas but st...

    Blog | July 25, 2011
  3. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Woody Paige of The Denver Post: "Wow. A colossal trade involving at least three teams and as many as 16 players, possibly three first-round draft selections and, yes, the Nuggets. Wow. A megadeal revolving around Carmelo Anthony. Wow. A complicated b...

    Blog | January 11, 2011
  4. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle: "The issues with Terrence Williams have been well documented. Bad attitude. Huge ego. Poor shot selection. Avery Johnson had enough, banished Williams to the D-League where he tore it up for three games and t...

    Blog | December 15, 2010
  5. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Dan Wolken of The Commercial-Appeal: "While many of the words and musical selections Wednesday were inspirational, several speakers used the occasion to lament that Lorenzen Wright's life was cut short at age 34 by an act of violence for which no arr...

    Blog | August 05, 2010
  6. Friday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Cavs: The Blog's John Krolik: "LeBron James is having one of the most efficient scoring seasons a high-volume scorer has ever enjoyed. This much is statistical fact. He has also made me lose at least a year of my life due to his shot selection, which...

    Blog | March 12, 2010
  7. Inside the All-Star ballot selections

    Henry Abbott

    By Marc Stein What a difference two years makes. As recently as November 2007, I eagerly awaited the annual release of the NBA's All-Star ballot, mainly because I knew second-guessing it would be an easy item for the Weekend Dime. In 2009? ...

    Blog | November 10, 2009
  8. Ron Artest as a Laker: Perfect

    Henry Abbott

    Smart basketball people may quibble. Ron Artest's shot selection may cause trouble. And Trevor Ariza will absolutely be missed, and may well blossom in Houston. John Hollinger has a very balanced view, saying it's essentially a net positive f...

    Blog | July 03, 2009
  9. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Jim Souhan of the Minneapolis Star Tribune: "David Kahn either has ESP or ADD. Someday we will view his selection of point guards on consecutive picks in his first draft as the Wolves' basketball boss as either innovation, genius or a really...

    Blog | June 26, 2009
  10. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Paul Coro of the Arizona Republic on Shawn Marion's chances to be an All-Star, and how brutal the selection process will be for coaches. (Updating fan voting returns, by the way.) He goes through the locks, and then boils it down: "Marion will have t...

    Blog | January 10, 2008
  11. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    After criticizing the shot selection of some Bulls, and lecturing anyone who would listen about what a great winner and teammate he is, Scottie Pippen goes to Scandinavia and jacks up a bunch of threes. He hit two out of 16 over two games, although h...

    Blog | January 07, 2008
  12. Isiah Thomas Wasn't on the 1992 Dream Team

    Henry Abbott

    Why not? In the Star-Telegram, Jan Hubbard writes that Isiah Thomas was left off the 1992 Dream Team because people didn't like him. The biggest controversy involving the selection of the 1992 Dream Team was the omission of Isiah Thomas, who had bee...

    Blog | August 20, 2007
  13. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz Bad news from Guangdong -- the Tigers have no intention of letting Yi join the Bucks. The report: "Yi, taken by Milwaukee with the sixth selection in the NBA draft last month, would 'definitely not' play for Milwaukee, Tues...

    Blog | July 17, 2007
  14. Walking In Memphis?

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kelly Dwyer By now, we're comfortable with Darko Milicic in Memphis. I learned of the signing while dashing inside a dashing sports bar known for a varied selection of chicken wing sauces while grabbing some takeaway for my girlfriend at 1...

    Blog | July 13, 2007
  15. The NBA Knew

    Henry Abbott

    Moments after the second pick was made, media row was flooded with photocopied press releases from the NBA saying, among other things, that "Greg Oden is only the third collegiate underclassman to be chosen with the top overall selection since 1997."...

    Blog | June 29, 2007
  16. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Now that Red Auerbach is no longer with us, the NBA is asking you to vote for All-Star cheerleaders. (Did anyone run this by Jerry West? Is Tex Winter on board?) Ron Hitley will tell you who to vote for: "Feel free to disagree with my selections...

    Blog | January 08, 2007