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  1. Stressful time to coach the Knicks

    Henry Abbott

    Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty Images When the problem is the whole team, the coach usually pays the price. My eyes nearly popped out of my head over the morning paper. The Knicks have been struggling, the clock has been ticking, and it's clearer t...

    Blog | March 28, 2011
  2. Kobe Bryant: Not merely a tale of volume

    Henry Abbott

    Scott Sereday of 48 Minutes of Hell dug into the idea that Kobe Bryant shooting a lot is a problem for the Lakers. He found a suggestion that it's wrong to assume lots of Bryant shooting is the problem. Sometimes that works out fantastically for t...

    Blog | February 03, 2011
  3. Lakers Better with Andrew Bynum on the Bench?

    Henry Abbott

    Kevin Ding of the Orange County Register reports that the Lakers have not looked great with their two big men -- Pau Gasol and Andrew Bynum -- playing together. And team consultant and straight-shooter Tex Winter says the problem has not been Gasol. ...

    Blog | October 07, 2008
  4. Friday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Team USA beats Argentina. Jay Aych of the Painted Area: "Luis Scola was the best big guy on the floor, the problem was he wasn't on the floor for long because of foul trouble. Scola got almost anything he wanted on the offensive end -- Luis was 8/12 ...

    Blog | August 31, 2007
  5. Idea: The Aging Las Vegas All-Stars

    Henry Abbott

    TrueHoop reader Aaron emails: The NBA should create a team comprised entirely of former All-Stars who are planning to retire soon. THE PROBLEM: Every off-season there is slew of former All-Stars that declare that if traded/signed they will...

    Blog | August 09, 2007
  6. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Some Nuggets were at the party a Bronco was leaving when he was shot, which prompts thoughts about Denver athletes and gang violence. A Denver columnist wonders if Carmelo Anthony and Allen Iverson are part of the solution or part of the problem. I'm...

    Blog | January 23, 2007
  7. Bob Knight on Fixing Team USA

    Henry Abbott

    Very interesting stuff. He thinks the problem is the bus. Actually, there's much more to it than that....

    Blog | November 09, 2006
  8. Scary Illness for Hedo Turkoglu

    Henry Abbott

    ESPN.com news services report: Turkoglu has experienced flu-like symptons, including violent chills, dating back to last year. He has suffered two bouts in training camp and will undergo tests to try to find the root of the problem. "I'm goi...

    Blog | October 10, 2006
  9. Dime Mag Rant on Nash Winning MVP

    Henry Abbott

    After word leaked that Steve Nash had won the MVP, Dime Mag went a little postal. ...we here at Dime think it's absurd. The fact that Steve Nash won the award isn't the problem. The problem is that Kobe Bryant didn't win it. Honestly, what more could...

    Blog | April 27, 2006
  10. What Happened to New Jersey?

    Henry Abbott

    Basketbawful theorizes that the problem was Vince Carter: A line of 31 points and 13 rebounds sounds pretty good, but shooting 12-for-33 (including 1-for-8 from three-point range) sounds decidedly less good. But it wasn't just the poor shooting, it w...

    Blog | April 24, 2006
  11. The Problem of the Playoff Seeding Laid Bare

    Henry Abbott

    Now that the NBA is divided into six divisions, six teams are guaranteed a top three seed in their conference. We've blogged about this problem before. The textbook example of what's wrong with that is the fact that the mediocre Nets are in line to ...

    Blog | March 10, 2006
  12. Dave D'Alessandro: The Problem is that Larry Brown Hates his Rost...

    Henry Abbott

    In his mailbag, Dave D'Alessandro gives his two cents about what's wrong with the Knicks, and I love it both because it's a different take than most people seem to have, and because it let's us all get back to what we love doing so much here at TrueH...

    Blog | January 04, 2006
  13. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Damon Jones praises self for 90% of interview, then finishes up with talk of selflessness. Rod Thorn is a genius: Shareef Abdur-Rahim is out indefinitely. Of course, his knees aren't the problem. Tony Parker and the finer points of bicycle officer tr...

    Blog | December 28, 2005
  14. The Problem with Gatorade

    Henry Abbott

    As SportsBiz describes, Darren Rovell of ESPN has written a new book about Gatorade. If you go into pretty much any NBA stadium, you will see huge Gatorade billboards all over the place. Sometimes it's POWERade instead. The big insulated drink dispe...

    Blog | August 16, 2005
  15. Study: Pick Older Players

    Henry Abbott

    According to a recent Moneyball-style study highlighted in The New York Times on Sunday, the teams that draft best tend to draft players with at least two years of college experience. That seems to take some crap out of the crapshoot. The problem wi...

    Blog | June 27, 2005
  16. The Problem of Manu's Skin

    Henry Abbott

    Mike Wise of the Washington Post hits one out of the park today with an article about resentment around the NBA of white foreign players. He quotes Sean Elliott: "If he was an inner-city kid, if Manu Ginobili was from Chicago or New York, and he wa...

    Blog | June 25, 2005