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  1. 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
  2. Where International Superstars are not Coddled

    Henry Abbott

    Mac Lotze is a TrueHoop reader (and sometimes contributor) who lives in Shanghai where he has this to say about a recent TV appearance in China by Dwight Howard and Derrick Rose: First, Howard and Rose seem either jetlagged or the opposite of ecstati...

    Blog | August 24, 2009
  3. Yao Ming is No Kobe Bryant

    Henry Abbott

    TrueHoop reader Mac Lotze is an American living in Shanghai (maybe you remember his report from last pre-season), and sends the following thoughts about the mind of the typical Chinese basketball fan. Style and scoring ability. This is why Kobe Bryan...

    Blog | August 07, 2008
  4. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    ESPN's Chris Sheridan has been chatting Team USA from Shanghai, and I submitted my own question (based on a recent post) which he answered. I'm not sure if he knew it was me or not. But I'm proud to have made the cut. Here's the exchange: "Henry (Fle...

    Blog | August 04, 2008
  5. Report from Shanghai

    Henry Abbott

    TrueHoop reader Mac Lotze lives in Shanghai where he attended the Cleveland Orlando game, and emails the following report: The basketball-crazed city of Shanghai got their money's worth. With LeBron James forcing the ball a little too much to try and...

    Blog | October 17, 2007
  6. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    LeBron James reportedly haggles for consumer electronics in Shanghai.The Las Vegas Review Journal talks about working out with trainer Joe Abunassar in Las Vegas. They also include some details that make my inner entrepreneur want to get out a pen an...

    Blog | October 17, 2007