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  1. Vinny Del Negro likes good notes

    Henry Abbott

    Kate Fagan has written a fantastic story on ESPNW about the Clippers' new video intern, Natalie Nakase, who is vastly overqualified for her current position, but sought the gig, like many do, because it's a foot in the door for someone with big aspir...

    Blog | October 18, 2012
  2. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    T.J. Simers of the Los Angeles Times: As often as the headlines go sour in professional sports, what a kick to hear Coach Vinny Del Negro walk through the locker room singing, "It's a miracle." Del Negro stopped to crack: "I just got a text from Mike...

    Blog | May 14, 2012
  3. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Ramona Shelburne of "Vinny Del Negro landed this job with what sources said were two strong, compelling interviews with the Clippers brass. But what also intrigued the Clippers was his obvious enthusiasm for the job. Remember, Del...

    Blog | July 07, 2010
  4. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Rick Telander of the Chicago Sun-Times: "Here's what's ugly. John Paxson hired Vinny Del Negro two years ago, even though Del Negro had never coached a game at any level. A lot of people wondered about that. Paxson assured all doubters that this was ...

    Blog | May 04, 2010
  5. Is the worst over for Vinny?

    Henry Abbott

    By Marc Stein Has the worst passed for Bulls coach Vinny Del Negro? Yes and no. The Bulls are 5-4 since the home disaster against Sacramento when they couldn't hold a 35-point lead. Coaches rarely survive losses like that - especially when f...

    Blog | January 11, 2010
  6. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    David Haugh of the Chicago Tribune: "If you accept, as the Bulls' roster indicates the team has, that the purpose of the 2009 season is to prepare for 2010, then you lose the right to demand the club fire coach Vinny Del Negro now. As long as Del Neg...

    Blog | December 11, 2009
  7. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Nick Friedell of "Vinny Del Negro stood in front of the microphone at his postgame news conference in a daze. He stared at the numbers on the sheet in front of him and couldn't believe what he was seeing. Nets 103 Bulls 101. The Bull...

    Blog | December 09, 2009
  8. A Tweet from the Bulls: Ben Gordon Playing

    Henry Abbott

    The Bulls' team Twitter feed says: Vinny Del Negro says Ben Gordon will start....

    Blog | April 28, 2009
  9. The TrueHoop Network Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    The Mavericks still have it, tired legs and all. So does Bruce Bowen, at age 37. Old is new again at the TrueHoop Network. Rob Mahoney of The Two Man Game: "Part of me wants to cheapen this win. The voice in my he...

    Blog | March 12, 2009
  10. The Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    A Spurs fan misses the old Suns. Hating the Lakers unconditionally is as cliched as bandwagoning. Dallas hits its open shot. Counter-intuition reigns in the TrueHoop Network: Josh Tucker of Hardwood Paroxysm: "Lo...

    Blog | January 29, 2009
  11. The Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    Does coaching matter? How do you know if a college star can translate his skills to the pro game? What goes on inside the head of a Bobcat blogger ... from the perspective of a Mavs blogger? The TrueHoop Network ponders elusive ques...

    Blog | January 21, 2009
  12. Rules are Funny Things

    Henry Abbott

    You need a few of them. People need to not kill each other, for instance. It's good not to drive 110 in a school zone. No running by the pool. I'm all for a few basic rules. But then there are some things that come with pages and pages of rules. For ...

    Blog | January 08, 2009
  13. Did Spoelstra Pull a...Spoelstra?

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz The Eric Spoelstra story is one of my favorites -- meritocracy as its best. Thirteen years ago, Spoelstra was the video coordinator for the Heat. He gradually worked his way up in the organization. "Assistan...

    Blog | December 30, 2008
  14. Late Friday Mini-Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Vinny Del Negro plays great defense. Wait, isn't he coaching now?Some old-school Dean Oliver articles about how controlling the pace can affect the outcome of games. Nice little video diagram of a winning Knicks play.Ray Allen, taking the Celtics to...

    Blog | December 12, 2008
  15. Scrambling the Offense

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz Vinny del Negro as Mike D'Antoni? Reggie Theus running the triangle in Sacramento? Lawrence Frank the new master of drive-and-kick? Welcome to the parallel reality that is the 2008-09 NBA season. Anth...

    Blog | November 05, 2008