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  1. What's next for Greg Oden?

    Henry Abbott

    Former No. 1 overall pick Greg Oden is facing domestic violence charges and perhaps the end of his NBA career. ESPN.com's Michael Wallace discusses the state of Oden....

    Blog | September 16, 2014
  2. James Harden being funny

    Henry Abbott

    From the Motion Picture Association of America: An R-rated motion picture may include adult themes, adult activity, hard language, intense or persistent violence, sexually-oriented nudity, drug abuse or other elements, so that parents are counseled ...

    Blog | November 01, 2013
  3. Joakim Noah teaching peace

    Henry Abbott

    Hats off to a crew that includes Joakim Noah, Taj Gibson, Ed Pinckney, Quentin Richardson, Isiah Thomas and many others for putting a lot of heart into a multi-faceted effort to address gang violence in Chicago. The NBA and its players are into an...

    Blog | September 26, 2012
  4. Athletes and domestic violence

    Henry Abbott

    October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. TrueHoop reader Mike Stephenson works in that field, at a non-profit in Minneapolis. Over the summer when there were some reports of athletes being involved in such incidents, he e-mailed me the following...

    Blog | October 05, 2010
  5. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Dan Wolken of The Commercial-Appeal: "While many of the words and musical selections Wednesday were inspirational, several speakers used the occasion to lament that Lorenzen Wright's life was cut short at age 34 by an act of violence for which no arr...

    Blog | August 05, 2010
  6. On young people, violence and hoops

    Henry Abbott

    The story of basketball is millions of stories. But a huge percentage of those stories originate in some of the worst neighborhoods in America, where violence is a major factor in daily life. In 1995, as a college senior, I hosted an interview sho...

    Blog | April 01, 2010
  7. Turkey's best basketball, marred by violence, again

    Henry Abbott

    By Henry Abbott Turkey is home to some of the world's best professional basketball. Two days ago, for instance, rivals Galatasaray and Fenerbahce squared off, and the court was littered with past and future NBA players. The Bulls have high hopes f...

    Blog | November 17, 2009
  8. The Street Stops Here

    Henry Abbott

    What are the chances of this? Second TrueHoop post in one day (after this) featuring a trailer for a basketball-related documentary addresing the perils of drugs and violence in America's cities. This one. "The Street Stops Here" is abo...

    Blog | May 08, 2009
  9. Ron Artest Arrested

    Henry Abbott

    There was that whole neglected dog incident. Then there was a game or two missed for personal reasons. Now he is arrested on suspicion of domestic violence. All is not well on the Artest home front....

    Blog | March 05, 2007
  10. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Some Nuggets were at the party a Bronco was leaving when he was shot, which prompts thoughts about Denver athletes and gang violence. A Denver columnist wonders if Carmelo Anthony and Allen Iverson are part of the solution or part of the problem. I'm...

    Blog | January 23, 2007
  11. Report: Jason Kidd Files Complaint About Wife's Treatment of Chil...

    Henry Abbott

    Kibret Markos and Evonne Coutros of the Bergen Record report: Jason Kidd, who for years has blown kisses to his wife before each free throw, filed a domestic-violence complaint Monday accusing her of mistreating their children. "It has been...

    Blog | January 09, 2007