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  1. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Geoff Calkins of The Commercial-Appeal: Sometimes, life - and basketball - imitates Saturday morning wrestling. The Memphis Grizzlies did a little pile driving of their own Wednesday night, coming off the ropes to defeat the Los Angeles Clippers, 105...

    Blog | May 03, 2012
  2. If not rings for the Celtics, then what?

    Henry Abbott

    David Liam Kyle/NBAE/Getty Images Kevin Garnett and Boston aren't looking like contenders. Zach Lowe of CelticsHub has been wrestling with the Celtics' performance this season: In late January, when the C's were in the middle of a 4-7 stretch, I t...

    Blog | March 15, 2010
  3. Friday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Is it against the fan code to enjoy the work of your opponent's superstar in the playoffs? Peachtree Hoops asked the question. Hoopinion followed up. Both are Hawks fans with mixed feelings about Dwyane Wade. I am wrestling with the same thing. I...

    Blog | April 24, 2009
  4. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    I know, I know, this is not any time for a first cup of coffee. Still wrestling technical issues. Cam Inman of the Contra Costa Times: "Guard Monta Ellis is hurt. Ankle surgery will shelve him for at least three months, but likely four or more, and ...

    Blog | August 28, 2008
  5. Wrestling with News from Seattle

    Henry Abbott

    As I assess the deal that the city accepted, one thing really sticks out: The city placed a very high price on being in the NBA's good graces. Basically, winning the case and forcing the Sonics to stick around -- with its rebuilding roster and cranky...

    Blog | July 03, 2008
  6. Friday Mini-Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Bill Plaschke of the L.A. Times: "The Celtics won Game 1, 98-88, on the momentum of a recovery that smacked more of professional wrestling than professional basketball. When Pierce crumpled on the floor after being apparently faked out of his kneeca...

    Blog | June 06, 2008