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  1. The broken spirit of the Motor City

    Henry Abbott

    Allen Einstein/NBAE/Getty Images Plenty of empty seats at last week's Bobcats vs. Pistons. Lisa Gentile recently attended her first Pistons' game. Of course, the Pistons are a legendary team, with proud tradition. Eminem would warn you against test...

    Blog | February 08, 2011
  2. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Ron Borges of the Boston Herald: "Before last night's pivotal Game 5 of the NBA Finals, Doc Rivers was asked about the weight of the Celtics' long tradition. He said his team embraced it. Last night the players backed up their coach. Desperately in n...

    Blog | June 14, 2010
  3. The mystery of Steve Nash's hair

    Henry Abbott

    Sam Forenrich/NBAE/Getty Images As you can see, Steve Nash's hair was not dry mid-game. One of the traditions of the NBA press room is that the coaches speak first. That's just how it goes. But not after the Suns beat the Blazers right out of th...

    Blog | April 30, 2010
  4. The Genius of the Allen Iverson Trade: Gone

    Henry Abbott

    When Allen Iverson was traded to the Pistons, I wrote a post about how smart the Pistons were. The trade positioned them to be major players in free agency in their choice of years -- 2009 or 2010. With (then) a winning tradition, a big fanbase, a ta...

    Blog | July 01, 2009