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  1. 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
  2. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel: "Dwight Howard faces a one-game suspension -- his second of the season -- after picking up his 18th technical foul in the Magic's 111-102 overtime victory Wednesday night against the Charlotte Bobcats, a game un...

    Blog | April 07, 2011
  3. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Joe Freeman of The Oregonian: "A visibly irritated Andre Miller was still seething Wednesday afternoon about the suspension the NBA handed out to him for his actions during the Trail Blazers' victory over the Los Angeles Clippers Sunday night. The Bl...

    Blog | December 09, 2010
  4. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Michael Lee of The Washington Post: "The NBA and the Washington Wizards are hoping Gilbert Arenas will be able to reconnect with fans more through his actions than his words. The three-time all-star is returning after serving a 50-game suspension and...

    Blog | September 23, 2010
  5. 2010 NBA Playoffs: Dwight Howard of Orlando Magic won't be suspen...

    Henry Abbott

    The NBA will not suspend Orlando's Dwight Howard for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals for his flagrant foul in Game 2.

    Story | Conversation | May 19, 2010
  6. The NBA vs. Kevin Garnett's elbow

    Henry Abbott

    In assessing Kevin Garnett's suspension for a thrown elbow in Game 1 against the Heat on Saturday, Zach Lowe of CelticsHub compiles a must-see video dossier of similar past incidents involving Kobe Bryant, Trevor Ariza, Rafer Alston, Ron Artest, Rash...

    Blog | April 18, 2010
  7. Crittenton could still be traded

    Henry Abbott

    By Chris Sheridan The NBA players' union announced this afternoon that Javaris Crittenton will not be appealing his season-long suspension for his role in the now-infamous gun incident in the Washington Wizards' locker room. One of the reason...

    Blog | February 02, 2010
  8. Arenas suspension: How long is "indefinite"?

    Henry Abbott

    By Chris Sheridan The story of the day on the Gilbert Arenas suspension comes from Mike Wise of the Washington Post , who reports that Arenas has told police and federal prosecutors that Javaris Crittenton pulled out his own handgun, chambered a r...

    Blog | January 07, 2010
  9. Tweeting the Gilbert Arenas Suspension

    Henry Abbott

    Twitter is afire with news that Gilbert Arenas has been suspended indefinitely without pay by the NBA: KevinDurant35 jus pray for whatever u think he needs, thas all im saying..we all kno he messed up AndrewMBogut Is it inappropriate to own a W...

    Blog | January 06, 2010
  10. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Brian Windhorst of The Plain Dealer: "With suspensions starting to pour out of the NBA office and the other playoff series getting some physical drama that could affect the outcome of games, the Cavaliers are wary about keeping their cool. LeBro...

    Blog | May 08, 2009
  11. The NBA Makes Its Rulings

    Henry Abbott

    Derek Fisher got a one-game suspension. He basically played DEA, and used his body as the battering ram to bust down the (somewhat flimsy) door at casa Luis Scola. Stu Jackson has pointed out that Fisher had no warrant for that kind of search. Oh Ra...

    Blog | May 07, 2009
  12. The Kobe Bryant Suspension Watch

    Henry Abbott

    My first thought: Show the video (also here) to a panel of NBA bruisers (right this way Mr. Maxiell, Mr. Mutombo, and Mr. Mahorn) and they will laugh. No way a superstar would be suspended from a playoff game for using a little extra zeal in evacuati...

    Blog | May 07, 2009
  13. It's a Miracle the Suns Are Still Fun

    Henry Abbott

    Michael Schwartz of Valley of the Suns chronicles the misadventures of the franchise over the last three years. Robert Horry's forearm to Steve Nash that led to some of the least popular suspensions in NBA history, and could have cost the team a ...

    Blog | February 24, 2009
  14. Phoenix Fans Feel Burned Again

    Henry Abbott

    There was that fight on Wednesday night, which didn't get all that much attention even though it involved names like Shaquille O'Neal, Tracy McGrady, and Steve Nash. Now that the suspensions have been handed out, though, my inbox is lighting up big-t...

    Blog | November 14, 2008
  15. The Real NBA Finals

    Henry Abbott

    Last year, the Suns and the Spurs faced off in an epic second-round battle. Even as it happened, many theorized that whichever team won that series would win the NBA title. In the end, the Spurs won that six-game, injury and suspension-marred s...

    Blog | May 05, 2008
  16. Celtics vs. Hawks Thoughts

    Henry Abbott

    No Suspensions? So, nobody from either Atlanta or Boston will be suspended for Game 5, and that's a big problem for people in ... Phoenix. For instance, consider this e-mail from TrueHoop reader Damien: HOW IN THE WORLD WERE THERE NO SUSPENSIONS???...

    Blog | April 30, 2008