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  1. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Tom Brokaw, during (of all things) XM Radio coverage of the Masters, on his Knick season tickets, as reported by Newsday's Neil Best: "I was in the front row for a while and then three rows back but not next year. I just think that they have failed t...

    Blog | April 14, 2008
  2. Game 5: Spurs a win away

    Henry Abbott

    Gregg Popovich pulls the strings like a master, the Heat struggle to score, Danny Green sets a record and the series heads to Miami where the Heat face a must-win Game 6. TrueHoop TV at the Finals, with Doris Burke and J.A. Adande....

    Blog | June 17, 2013
  3. How do you know: Who is that guy?

    Henry Abbott

    Mike Ehrmann/NBAE/Getty Images Alonzo Gee (#15) and Trevor Booker (#35): Not the same person. NBA referees have tough jobs. Before even getting on the court they have to master (there are tests upon tests) an insanely complex rulebook. I dare yo...

    Blog | November 30, 2010
  4. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Mark Bradley of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: "The defending NBA champions wanted this one. They had gone 2-2 on their road swing, and they needed to beat the Hawks, according to the Zen master Phil Jackson, to 'redeem this trip.' Instead the reg...

    Blog | April 01, 2010
  5. Crunch time X's and O's by a master

    Henry Abbott

    When the game is on the line, so many coaches call simple, boring isolation plays for their stars. We've all seen it a million times. There are arguments for keeping it simple, but as I've written many times, it always strikes me as a cop-out. Screen...

    Blog | February 05, 2010
  6. Basketball Coach as Master of Everything

    Henry Abbott

    On YouTube you can watch an inspiring documentary, Salaam Dunk, about some American basketball players who have made their way to play in the Palestinian league, and to coach Palestinian youth. About 6:30 into the first episode, a local coach, Tamara...

    Blog | August 31, 2009
  7. Friday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz Charlie Bell: Master Apprentice. Eric Snow, Kirk Hinrich, and Tim Duncan are some of the names on Kelly Dwyer's list of the top 10 defenders of the decade. Dwyer on Duncan: "He covered huge bits of floor while h...

    Blog | August 28, 2009
  8. Scrambling the Offense

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz Vinny del Negro as Mike D'Antoni? Reggie Theus running the triangle in Sacramento? Lawrence Frank the new master of drive-and-kick? Welcome to the parallel reality that is the 2008-09 NBA season. Anth...

    Blog | November 05, 2008
  9. Jason Kidd Speaks, Doesn't Say Anything

    Henry Abbott

    He's the master of that....

    Blog | February 01, 2008
  10. A Gamer's Secrets

    Henry Abbott

    If you're just killing yourself trying to master NBA video games that are more than a decade old, then this is the perfect how-to article for you....

    Blog | September 29, 2006