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  1. 2001, When the Near-Perfect Lakers Almost Imploded

    Henry Abbott

    Kobe Bryant's too selfish. He doesn't know how to succeed in a team concept. He's at odds with the coaching staff and his teammates. He's playing too hard. He has blinders on. Kobe Bryant's the best player in basketball, and the Lakers are holding ...

    Blog | June 10, 2008
  2. Young Iverson and the Team Concept

    Henry Abbott

    Larry Platt's Allen Iverson book Only the Strong Survive is nothing new, but it's still good. I just ran across an interesting episode from Iverson's high school days. I love this story because it doesn't lend itself to easy conclusions. It comes aft...

    Blog | November 28, 2006
  3. Careful What You Wish For

    Henry Abbott

    Back in September, when I was independent, ESPN asked me if I would help them coordinate some kind of blogger involvement in their team previews. We knocked around some different concepts, and I ended up having the idea that we should ask bloggers th...

    Blog | April 17, 2007
  4. Harvey Araton: The End of "Synthetic Jordan"

    Henry Abbott

    Araton writes in today's New York Times (subscription required) that Allen Iverson's request to, essentially, team with another star marks the end of a post-Jordan era when the big names wanted the spotlight all to themselves: The concept of multipl...

    Blog | December 13, 2006