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  1. Derrick Rose is a new player and new man ready to end cycle of in...


    Two reconstructed knees later, the former MVP isn't the same man he used to be. And that's the point.

    Eticket | Conversation | October 14, 2014
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  3. Think like Mike, or not

    Henry Abbott

    Kent Smith/NBAE/Getty Images Learning more than ever about the thoughts of an icon. Hanging over All-Star weekend in Houston is Wright Thompson's must-read exploration of Michael Jordan's mind at 50 -- almost certainly the most insightful thing eve...

    Blog | February 16, 2013
  4. Michael Jordan puts Dirk Nowitzki in rare air

    Tim MacMahon

    One nugget from the phenomenal Michael Jordan feature written by ESPN's Wright Thompson will be especially interesting to Mavericks fans. It's Jordan's short list of current stars who could be nearly as successful in his era: LeBron James, Kobe Br...

    Blog | February 15, 2013
  5. OTL: Michael Jordan Has Not Left The Building

    Wright Thompson

    As he reaches his 50th birthday, MJ is still looking for one more ass to kick

    Eticket | Conversation | February 15, 2013
  6. Video: Behind the scenes with Jordan

    Wright Thompson discusses his in-depth profile of Michael Jordan as he is about to turn 50....

    Blog | February 14, 2013
  7. B.S. Report: Cousin Sal and Wright Thompson

    Bill Simmons

    Cousin Sal joins Bill to commemorate the Cowboys' collapse and guess the Week 9 lines, then ESPN's Wright Thompson joins to discuss the new 30 for 30 film Ghosts of Ole Miss. To listen to this podcast, you can download it on iTunes here or go to...

    Blog | October 30, 2012
  8. Wright Thompson on Cleveland

    Henry Abbott

    Holy smokes is that one tough assignment: To put a whole city into one little feature article. But in telling the tale of what happened between LeBron James and Cleveland, that's what must be done. Wright Thompson did it, in a profound and lavish ...

    Blog | December 01, 2010
  9. OTL: Believeland

    Wright Thompson

    A proud city forgets "The Player Who Left" and remembers what it used to be

    Eticket | Conversation | November 30, 2010
  10. OTL: The Power Game

    Wright Thompson

    Washington's most influential are suddenly taking up hoops, all in hopes of getting a run with President Barack Obama.

    Eticket | Conversation | June 10, 2009
  11. The Legend of Ken Mink

    Henry Abbott

    New rule: Everyone should read everything by Wright Thompson....

    Blog | March 18, 2009
  12. The Resolution of Pat Conroy

    Henry Abbott

    I touched on it the other day -- Pat Conroy wrote books about the painful aspects of his basketball-infused youth, and in so doing alienated his father, his school (the Citadel), and countless others. If you have read the Lords of Discipline, or My L...

    Blog | March 05, 2009
  13. Wright Thompson on the Last Days of Tony Harris

    Henry Abbott

    Wright Thompson is a remarkable sports journalist, who, for my money, spends too little time writing about basketball. Recently, however, he went down to Brazil to tackle one of the toughest basketball stories of recent memory: the mysterious death o...

    Blog | January 09, 2008
  14. For the 1951 point-shavers, a life lived in infamy

    Wright Thompson

    In 1951, a series of point-shaving and cheating scandals rocked college sports. Wright Thompson looks at the lives since then of some of the athletes who were caught.

    Story | Conversation | August 02, 2007
  15. Civil Rights: The Rookie Tour

    Henry Abbott

    Ime Udoka, LaMarcus Aldridge, former Blazer (and current broadcaster) Antonio Harvey recently toured the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis. It's in the hotel where Martin Luther King, Jr. was shot. Wright Thompson reports: Aldridge looks at th...

    Blog | February 01, 2007
  16. Memphis: Birthplace of dreams for Trail Blazers

    Wright Thompson

    Martin Luther King's dream comes alive for a couple of Trail Blazer players during a recent trip to Memphis.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2007
  17. Golden State Warriors become first NBA team in modern history to ...

    The Golden State Warriors became the first NBA team in modern history to start five rookies in one game for their season finale against the San Antonio Spurs on Thursday night.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2012