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  1. TrueHoop TV: Brittney Griner, NBA player?

    Henry Abbott

    After Mavericks owner Mark Cuban mused about seeing her in a Mavericks uniform, Amin Elhassan, -- formerly of the Suns front office, and a one-time video coordinator for the world champion Phoenix Mercury -- considers how Baylor's Brittney Griner mig...

    Blog | April 05, 2013
  2. TrueHoop TV: Royce White is back

    Henry Abbott

    Rockets rookie Royce White is due to take the court for the D-League's Rio Grande Valley Vipers tonight, in what will be his first moment in uniform since the D-League. In part two of his two-part TrueHoop TV interview, White discusses his anxiety di...

    Blog | February 12, 2013
  3. At right price, please advertise on uniforms

    Henry Abbott

    Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE/Getty Images If the NBA can survive paid logo placement on referees, what's the worry about players? Mark Cuban is making noises about all the money the NBA could make selling advertising space on jerseys. And he's not just t...

    Blog | March 28, 2012
  4. Pity the fighters

    Henry Abbott

    Nikki Boertman/NBAE/Getty Images In trades, like one for Hasheem Thabeet, the Blazers quit competing. We like sports because they are like life, but cleaner, with pretty uniforms, clear rules, in-your-face competition, instant justice and winners d...

    Blog | March 15, 2012
  5. Friday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Gilbert Arenas' last few minutes in a Washington uniform were pathetic. Watch. Would the snubbed Western would-be All-Stars beat the Eastern reserves? How did Antonio McDyess get that position under the rim? Mark Cuban was asked by Dan Patrick ...

    Blog | February 04, 2011
  6. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Chris Dempsey of The Denver Post: "Carmelo Anthony strolled into the Pepsi Center about an hour and 15 minutes before the game that could turn out to be his last -- or very close to his last -- in a Nuggets uniform. And there seemed to be a component...

    Blog | January 10, 2011
  7. A cup of coffee in the NBA, a cup of corn in Turkey

    Henry Abbott

    Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images In early October, Tony Gaffney was in uniform in Boston. Now he's writing from Ankara, Turkey. Less than a month ago, Celtic Tony Gaffney was, perhaps more than any NBA player, living his dream. He had grown up ...

    Blog | October 27, 2010
  8. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Frank Isola of the New York Daily News: "Maybe one of these years LeBron James will grant the NBA its dream matchup and go head-to-head with Kobe Bryant in the Finals. Who knows, maybe James will be wearing a Knicks uniform when that happens. But for...

    Blog | June 02, 2010
  9. Kendrick Perkins' delayed justice

    Henry Abbott

    Jim Rogash, Getty Images Sport Did the Celtics have to be without Kendrick Perkins for most of Game 5? After the NBA rescinded one of his two technical fouls from Game 5, Kendrick Perkins will be in uniform but on thin ice for Friday night's Game 6...

    Blog | May 27, 2010
  10. Allen Iverson, unemployable All-Star

    Henry Abbott

    David Dow/NBAE/Getty Images It's unclear if any team would offer Iverson -- voted an All-Star starter -- a minimum contract. Today the 76ers confirmed what has been whispered for some time: Allen Iverson won't be back in a Sixers uniform this seaso...

    Blog | March 02, 2010
  11. Where to now for Portland?

    Henry Abbott

    By John Hollinger PORTLAND -- It was perhaps the ultimate irony: On a night where the Blazers wore their retro uniforms from the 1970s, their star center fell to a season-ending injury. As it was with Bill Walton and Sam Bowie, so it goes with Gre...

    Blog | December 06, 2009
  12. Michael Heisley on "divorcing" Allen Iverson

    Henry Abbott

    By Henry Abbott The owner of the Grizzlies, Michael Heisley, tells Chip Crain of 3 Shades of Blue his version of how Allen Iverson came to have just a three-game stay in a Memphis Grizzlies uniform. Heisley says he was surprised by Iverson's co...

    Blog | December 03, 2009
  13. Sneaking a suspended player on the court in a teammate's uniform

    Henry Abbott

    By Henry Abbott It's one of the ballsiest basketball offenses imaginable. A player is suspended for five games for fighting. His team will really miss him. So they hatch a cunning plan, and on a road trip where they hope nobody will notice the ...

    Blog | November 19, 2009
  14. Sweetney to Miss Celts' Final Two Exhibitions

    Henry Abbott

    By Chris Sheridan At first glance upon seeing Michael Sweetney in a Boston uniform, you couldn't help but think: Fat chance he'll make the team. But Sweetney has been lighter on his feet than his enlarged frame would indicate, and the former lo...

    Blog | October 20, 2009
  15. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Terry Pluto of The Plain Dealer: "It's still hard to believe, Shaquille O'Neal in a Cavaliers uniform. Then there's LeBron James, the league's Most Valuable Player -- and he's yet to celebrate his 25th birthday. And there&#39...

    Blog | October 07, 2009
  16. Is There a Player You Would Not Root For?

    Henry Abbott

    The Mavericks recently acquired two players, Shawn Marion and Tim Thomas, that Maverick fans once loathed. Of course, they will be heartily welcomed by fans in the big D, right? So what was that hatred about? Uniforms? Did the players actually stand ...

    Blog | August 04, 2009