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  1. Looking good in training camp

    Henry Abbott

    Jeff Gross/Getty Images Sport Andrew Bynum is among those impressing in the earliest days of this short season. Been asking Twitter and TrueHoop Network bloggers to identify players who have impressed in the first days of training camp. An unscient...

    Blog | December 12, 2011
  2. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Howard Beck of The New York Times: "Training camps are supposed to open in 11 days, on Oct. 4. The first exhibition games are scheduled for Oct. 9. Without a handshake deal, there is no time to draft an agreement and sign free agents, and still keep ...

    Blog | September 23, 2011
  3. David Thorpe on the trading of Kevin Martin

    Henry Abbott

    Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images The Rockets have been needing a scorer; Kevin Martin is one of the most efficient in NBA history. David Thorpe has been training Kevin Martin every summer in person, and on the phone day in and day out, since Mar...

    Blog | February 18, 2010
  4. Donte Greene, World's Highest Paid Lifeguard

    Henry Abbott

    Hats off to the young King who is humble about the fact that he used his lifeguard training, and heroic instincts, to save a woman who fell off a boat over Memorial Day weekend....

    Blog | May 27, 2009
  5. Actually Playing Basketball

    Henry Abbott

    There are some very good basketball players hanging around the Pro Training Center at IMG. I asked one of them -- a 6-6 teenaged pillar of lean muscle -- how we looked. And he said: "Tired." True enough. After everything else was done for the day, we...

    Blog | October 02, 2008
  6. Training Like a Pro: The Morning of Day Three

    Henry Abbott

    Waking up for what should be a pretty tough day, it's sad to feel legs that just are not peppy at all. My strategy: Maybe coffee can fix that. Coffee, or grit.Overall, everything we do here has been fun and instructive. But it's also a lot, pretty fa...

    Blog | October 01, 2008
  7. Re-Capping Day One of Pro Training

    Henry Abbott

    OK, still hoping to get you some video from Day 1 of training like a pro at IMG in Florida. In the meantime, here are some observations: IMG is a magnet for elite athletes from high school on up. The thing about walking around this campus is that it ...

    Blog | September 30, 2008
  8. Report from Florida

    Henry Abbott

    There is video to come from the first day, really just an evening session, of the basketball training we're undergoing at the Pro Training Center at IMG Academies. Nothing too intense so far. Some dynamic stretching. Some jab steps. Some shooti...

    Blog | September 30, 2008
  9. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Weird day today. I'm at a meeting the NBA is putting on for the media, where a lot of referees are explaining difficult calls to those of us who are not referees. Interesting stuff. Jerry Brown of the East Valley Tribune: "'By the time training camp...

    Blog | September 24, 2008
  10. The Warriors are Blog Crazy

    Henry Abbott

    The team's blog effort from training camp on the official website -- multiple written and video updates per day -- is to be commended. It's working. I just spent an hour wading through a small fraction of what they have to offer, and now even I'm get...

    Blog | October 05, 2007
  11. Another Kyrylo Fesenko Story

    Henry Abbott

    In June, before the draft, Kyrylo Fesenko trained with David Thorpe at the Pro Training Center at IMG, in Bradenton Florida. One of his first days there, Thorpe recalls, Fesenko was working on finishing around the basket, with coach Mike Moreau. Fese...

    Blog | August 24, 2007
  12. Time to Get in Shape

    Henry Abbott

    NBA players, training camp will be here soon. Now's the time to get in peak condition. And if you feel like your shooting around for forty-minutes a day might be enough to do the trick, consider these poor souls, as described in The New York Times, a...

    Blog | August 15, 2005