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  1. But can Barack Obama rap?

    Henry Abbott

    In GQ, Will Leitch hangs out with Derrick Rose. The star of the Chicago Bulls remembers a time when Barack Obama was no big deal: "I remember when he wasn't our president, when I was a kid, when he'd just be walking down the street, a state senator. ...

    Blog | April 17, 2012
  2. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Tim Griffin of the San Antonio Express-News: "Spurs owner Peter Holt has been walking a tightrope as the primary NBA owner in the labor negotiations because of his role as the chairman of the league's labor relations committee. That role has led many...

    Blog | November 18, 2011
  3. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Benjamin Hochman of The Denver Post: "With each Carmelo Anthony sky-walking, up-and-under layup in traffic, it's easy to forget that Melo won't be doing this much longer in powder blue. Anthony has thrived this preseason -- Thursday, he tallied 30 po...

    Blog | October 15, 2010
  4. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Monte Poole of The Oakland Tribune: "Don Nelson is ascending to the pinnacle of his profession, within walking distance of history, soon to be king of the NBA coaching jungle. Where is the roar? The Warriors coach is seven wins away from surpassing L...

    Blog | March 11, 2010
  5. On walking on to the court to hug an NBA player

    Henry Abbott

    Jason Quick of the Oregonian, on an incident that occured during Andre Miller's 52-point game in Dallas over the weekend: During a timeout with 41 seconds left in regulation, two women walked onto the court and into the Trail Blazers huddle. One wom...

    Blog | February 03, 2010
  6. Coleman Collins, Live from Germany

    Henry Abbott

    D-League player and TrueHoop contributor Coleman Collins, who was recently in Paris and Monaco, sends this dispatch from Germany, where he play for Ludwigsburg in 2007-2008: 5-And-A-Half Stories About The Same Thing I was walking through Amste...

    Blog | June 03, 2009
  7. Oklahoma City Reacts

    Henry Abbott

    TrueHoop reader John e-mails from Oklahoma City, where word is starting to spread that the Thunder have just acquired Tyson Chandler: I literally heard about this trade a few minutes ago walking back from Subway to my office in downtown Oklahoma Cit...

    Blog | February 17, 2009
  8. Re-Capping Day One of Pro Training

    Henry Abbott

    OK, still hoping to get you some video from Day 1 of training like a pro at IMG in Florida. In the meantime, here are some observations: IMG is a magnet for elite athletes from high school on up. The thing about walking around this campus is that it ...

    Blog | September 30, 2008
  9. Trash Walking

    Henry Abbott

    Great little video, I could watch it ten times in a row, of Kobe Bryant wagging his finger at the opposition, as if to say "oh no you don't" in blatantly cocky fashion. And as he's doing it he just bites it. Falls right over. (Via Basketbawful)...

    Blog | September 18, 2008
  10. Dear Lakers: You Got Rondo'd

    Henry Abbott

    A week ago, Rajon Rondo could hardly move. The bone bruise on his ankle, sustained in the third quarter of Game 3, was so bad a week ago that just walking a lap around the team hotel in Los Angeles was an accomplishment worth crowing about to reporte...

    Blog | June 18, 2008
  11. Big Baby vs. Small Italian Car

    Henry Abbott

    Celtics rookie Glen "Big Baby" Davis was walking in Rome when a car, a very small Italian "smart car," ran into him. In his ongoing training camp journal on the Boston Herald's website, Davis says he is totally fine, and was never really worried: He ...

    Blog | October 03, 2007
  12. Kobe Bryant is Not Messing Around

    Henry Abbott

    The man came to Las Vegas on a mission. I have heard a lot of stories already: In the lead up to yesterday's first game of the FIBA Americas tournament, he was walking around with a custom-made DVD of Greivis Vasquez, the Venezuelan guy he was going ...

    Blog | August 23, 2007
  13. Elton Brand Surgery Successful; No Timetable for Return

    Henry Abbott

    From Brand will wear a cast for six weeks, replaced by a walking boot for six weeks. He will remain in the eastern United States for the next two weeks, after which he will return to Wilmington for a follow-up examination and a probabl...

    Blog | August 07, 2007
  14. To Be Determined: Kobe Bryant's Place in History

    Henry Abbott

    Walking to work this morning I couldn't help but think about Kobe Bryant. We've seen some trade action this summer, but the one big domino that has not even come close to falling, it would seem, is that of Mr. Bryant. And when I got here, I fired up ...

    Blog | August 06, 2007
  15. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz Over in Kenya, Ron Artest "huddled with a flashlight and iPhone and opened up" to Newsday's Ken Berger: "little 1-year-old babies are walking around and playing right next to [an open sewer], wearing clothes that look like t...

    Blog | July 18, 2007
  16. Walking In Memphis?

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kelly Dwyer By now, we're comfortable with Darko Milicic in Memphis. I learned of the signing while dashing inside a dashing sports bar known for a varied selection of chicken wing sauces while grabbing some takeaway for my girlfriend at 1...

    Blog | July 13, 2007