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  1. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Rick Bonnell of The Charlotte Observer: If you want to write off Michael Jordan as the guy who shouldn't be wearing a hockey jersey in Chicago when his NBA team is withering back in Charlotte, more power to you. If you want to conclude Rod Higgins is...

    Blog | April 26, 2012
  2. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Dwain Price of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram: In an attempt to generate more revenue, the NBA is pondering the idea of placing ads on the jerseys of every player from the 30 teams. This transition could create approximately $31.18 million in revenue i...

    Blog | March 28, 2012
  3. Save a timeout or two

    Henry Abbott

    With 2:48 left in a road game in Newark, the Portland Trail Blazers and New Jersey Nets were tied at 87. Lookout, crunch time. Ignore, for a moment, that this was a middling team playing a poor one, or that the stands were nearly empty. This was, ...

    Blog | November 29, 2010
  4. 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
  5. An Up Mood in a Down Economy

    Henry Abbott

    If you go to a Nets game, the stands appear to be mostly empty -- there were even empty seats when New Jersey was the best team in the East. Since then the Nets have cut costs in a major way, and recently shipped out Vince Carter, the one Net with a ...

    Blog | August 19, 2009
  6. Lottery Magic: Bet the Field

    Henry Abbott

    Tonight is the NBA Draft Lottery. It has pageantry and drama -- but it also has a whole bunch on the line. When that collection of team executives retreats to a secret room at the NBA offices in Secaucus, New Jersey this evening, to watch the lottery...

    Blog | May 19, 2009
  7. In the Nets' Secret Draft Prep Lab

    Henry Abbott

    Gregg Polinsky is the New Jersey Nets' director of player personnel. And he lives about a thousand miles away from the team's practice facility, in Birmingham, Alabama. He's the team's king of draft preparation. The Star Ledger's ...

    Blog | May 12, 2009
  8. Lessons of Wearing Logos

    Henry Abbott

    Yesterday I wrote about wearing the logos of this or that team. I learned a lot from the comments. For instance, DirtyFrank wrote: The only sports related piece of clothing that means the world to me is the Lisa Leslie Sparks jersey I bought at Ocea...

    Blog | January 28, 2009
  9. Getting Technical in a Tight Playoff Race

    Henry Abbott

    You notice how there have not yet been articles forecasting playoff matchups in the West? In the East we can kind of sketch it out: Boston and Detroit will face whichever two teams out of Philadelphia, Atlanta, New Jersey, Chicago, Indiana, and Charl...

    Blog | March 12, 2008
  10. Colliding Trends: Watch Out New Jersey

    Henry Abbott

    Tonight, the New Jersey Nets have a rare chance to make a statement against their division nemesis, the best team in the NBA, the Boston Celtics. I bet those Nets are fired up, right? The Newark Star-Ledger's Dave D'Alessandro checked in with the tea...

    Blog | January 11, 2008
  11. D'Alessandro to New Jersey: Don't Just Blame Ratner for Your Team...

    Henry Abbott

    Remember the last owner, too, writes D'Alessandro: And by the way: Before you blame this on an out-of-state opportunist with a gift for attracting corporate welfare, let's not forget how this started. Lewis Katz, who got into this business by portra...

    Blog | November 21, 2006
  12. Shareef and the Nets

    Henry Abbott

    The team I am geographically closest to, the New Jersey Nets, is doing a little dance with the team that is closest to my heart: the Portland Trail Blazers. I think I know how it will turn out: with Portland getting what they want.They have top-grade...

    Blog | July 20, 2005
  13. Abdur-Rahim is the Nets' Target

    Henry Abbott

    You can always tell which free agents a team really wants: they're the guys who were courted starting at midnight last night. For the New Jersey Nets, that guy was Portland forward Shareef Abdur-Rahim. Marc Stein on ESPN says Nets Coach Lawrence Fra...

    Blog | July 01, 2005