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  1. The Three Brawling Pacers Unlikely to be Jailed

    Henry Abbott

    If Jermaine O'Neal, Stephen Jackson, and Ron Artest are going to the "big house," it'll be Shaquille O'Neal's 60,000 square foot Orlando mansion, not the county jail. Here's how they tell it on FOXSports.com: Prosecutors plan to ask for probation an...

    Blog | September 22, 2005
  2. Chris Webber Fined $100,000 for Booster Scandal

    Henry Abbott

    Remember when he plead guilty a few years ago, and it seemed like he might be headed to the big house? He has already done 330 hours of community service, and paid many thousands in expenses. Now it turns out Chris Webber will just have to go with on...

    Blog | September 01, 2005
  3. Jeff Ma on The House Advantage

    Henry Abbott

    Jeff Ma wrote a book called "The House Advantage: Playing the Odds to Win Big in Business." It is not about LeBron James. It's about the math he learned at M.I.T. and how he learned to apply it to beat casinos at blackjack in college, and then lat...

    Blog | July 14, 2010
  4. The NBA's Swine Flu Plan

    Henry Abbott

    The NBA preseason has begun, big crowds are gathering in stadiums, and ... kids are coming home from school with fliers from the Centers for Disease Control that would make anyone think leaving your house with a runny nose is dangerous. These are som...

    Blog | October 02, 2009
  5. Degraded: A Rough Moment for Tracy McGrady

    Henry Abbott

    There are various advantages to being an NBA superstar. One of the big ones is money. Beyond a nice house and cars, NBA superstars have money to do things like build much-needed schools in Darfur. That's great, and life-changing for all involved. The...

    Blog | January 11, 2008
  6. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    This old TrueHoop post has morphed into a big ol' Kobe Bryant comment debate. A debate about Wages of Wins at Matthew Yglesias. Brevin Knight, in an NBA.com chat, about having part-owner Michael Jordan in the house: "We'll listen to ever...

    Blog | September 20, 2006
  7. UnWilted

    Henry Abbott

    NBA.com has a big-daddy tribute going to Wilt Chamberlain, as this would have been his 70th birthday. Well worth a look, especially for all the video, including: Not only did Wilt Chamberlain still have a room at his parents' house well into h...

    Blog | August 21, 2006
  8. Messy Doings in Brooklyn

    Henry Abbott

    There was a big meeting last night in Brooklyn about the proposed development that would house, among other things, the Nets. Nicholas Confessore describes the scene for The New York Times: The crowd shouted down several speakers, including Marty Mar...

    Blog | October 19, 2005