About Henry

Henry Abbott founded TrueHoop in May 2005. Less than two years later, the posts and comments together total nearly three million words, and TrueHoop has become part of ESPN.com, where Henry is a Senior Writer.
Before this all started, Henry was a journalist whose work has appeared in HOOP, Inside Stuff, Men's Journal, the official NBA Finals program, and on CBS's national radio network. Henry wrote more than a dozen cover stories, more than a hundred feature articles, and a regular column. He has discussed sports on the air as a guest of various national and local television and radio programs.

Before becoming a full-time writer in 1998, Henry won awards as a radio reporter for CBS radio affiliate WIBA. He also wrote a number of cover stories for the Madison, WI-based weekly Isthmus. His writing and research have been featured in award-winning documentaries.