Jun 2, 2011, 11:39 AM EDT
The Knicks are taking a long look at BYU star Jimmer Fredette in a workout Thursday. He can score and would be a good fit in an up-and-down system like the Knicks run.
Here is Jimmer talking about Jimmer, and how he thinks he can defend at the NBA level. Scouts are not sold on that.
Here is a great breakdown of what the Heat did to the Mavericks zone defense in Game 1.
David Stern and Lakers owner Jerry Buss rain down praise on Shaq.
Frank Vogel appears likely to keep the Indiana Pacers head coaching job, but Larry Bird is forcing him to hire seasoned assistants. On the list are Terry Porter and long-time Phil Jackson assistant Frank Hamblin.
Here is Kareem Abdul-Jabbar defending his letter to Scottie Pippen.
Looking for another big man, the Celtics worked out a 6’11” Canadian football player. Hey, if Antonio Gates can go from basketball to football….
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- Jim Buss defends Byron Scott as Lakers coach, “He has the Laker blood in him” 24
- Jim Buss open to the idea of Kobe Bryant playing beyond this season 31
- Derrick Rose on sexual assault suit: “I am confident I will be proven innocent” 4
- Report: Kyrie Irving likely not back opening night, could be out until January 14
- Legendary Sixer, backboard-shattering dunker Darryl Dawkins dies at 58 14
- After Rio Olympics next summer, who takes over at Team USA coach? 8