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  1. Should the NBA Hire FIBA Referees?

    Henry Abbott

    As NBA referees are locked out, there is a need for great referees to step in and do their best. Would it make sense to look overseas? Alejandro Sanchez Varela is a FIBA referee from Uruguay, who says FIBA referees are surely talented, but are used t...

    Blog | September 24, 2009
  2. FIBA Americas Qualifier: Day 8

    Henry Abbott

    By Alfredo R. Berrios SAN JUAN -- Uruguay's 83-77 loss against Panama not only awarded the Panamanians their first victory in the quarterfinal round but also guaranteed Puerto Rico's ticket to the 2010 FIBA World Champion...

    Blog | September 03, 2009
  3. FIBA Americas Qualifier: Day 5

    Henry Abbott

    By Alfredo R. Berrios SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Puerto Rico (4-0) concluded the Qualifying Round of the FIBA Americas Championship as the leader of Group A, followed by Uruguay (3-1), Canada (2-2), and Mexico (1-3). Brazil (4...

    Blog | August 31, 2009
  4. TrueHoop Reader Launches "Blazers Basketball" Blog

    Henry Abbott

    You want insight? How about this: Estenban Batista is Uruguay's answer to Manu Ginobolli, only taller, fatter, and not as good. TrueHoop reader Lance Uppercut's new blog also has Zsa Zsa Gabor and the phrase "a decent little jab to the back fat" all ...

    Blog | November 07, 2005
  5. Hawks Look To Uruguay

    Henry Abbott

    Just how slow is NBA news right now? I had to go to a Chinese publication writing about a Uruguayan player to get you an update. Anyway, apparently the Atlanta Hawks are interested in Esteban Batista, one of the best players in Uruguay. In the recen...

    Blog | September 07, 2005