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  1. Christmas Eve/Erev Yontif Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz Almost ten years after he pouted his way on stage at the 1999 NBA Draft and reluctantly put on a Vancouver Grizzlies cap, Steve Francis is dealt to the Grizzlies for a conditional 2011 second-round draft pick. This may ...

    Blog | December 24, 2008
  2. Report: Brandon Roy Will Be Ready for Opening Day

    Henry Abbott

    Jason Quick of the Oregonian: Roy will need 4-to-6 weeks to recover from Thursday's arthroscopic knee surgery according to team athletic trainer Jay Jensen. Roy underwent a 20-minute procedure in Vancouver, Wash., during which team physician Don Rob...

    Blog | August 14, 2008
  3. Steve Francis in Vancouver

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kelly Dwyer Between the trade that sent him from New York to Portland, the buyout that sent him away from Portland, and the Yi Jianlian situation that has us ruminating like it's 1999, Steve Francis has been on everybody's mind recently. J...

    Blog | July 16, 2007
  4. Remember the Last Time the Northwest Lost a Team?

    Henry Abbott

    Michael Heisley promised to try to keep the Grizzlies in Vancouver. It didn't take long for that to fall apart. You can listen to an interview with some Vancouverites who sued Heisley (to get him to leave the team in Vancouver). By the way, I wan...

    Blog | July 20, 2006
  5. Economist: NBA Teams Don't Do Much for Economy

    Henry Abbott

    Brian Hendrickson of the Vancouver Columbian quotes Smith College economics professor Andrew Zimbalist, author of several books on sports economics: "Generally speaking, you can't anticipate an economic benefit," Zimbalist said. "You g...

    Blog | March 20, 2006