Mar 20, 2014, 11:20 AM EDT
Rockets replacing Rick Adelman with Kevin McHale caused friction.
Mar 20, 2014, 10:30 AM EDT
On working for a once-great coach who’s now team president: “I started working with Pat 19 years ago. For two or three years, he didn’t even know my name.” -Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra, who began his career as a video coordinator. Presumably, Phil Jackson will better know his next coach from jump street.
Mar 19, 2014, 11:51 PM EDT
BOSTON – Dwyane Wade had barely crossed halfcourt when Udonis Haslem streaked past him and all the way behind the defense. Wade tossed the ball toward the rim, and Haslem grabbed it and dunked, hanging on the rim an extra beat. The Celtics called timeout, on their way to a 14-point deficit midway through the…
Terrence Ross says Kevin Garnett NBA’s best pick-setter ‘because he sets illegal screens but he never gets caught,’ wants Nets in playoffs
Mar 19, 2014, 4:16 PM EDT
Maybe Garnett will fight him. Ross is a guard.
Mar 19, 2014, 1:51 PM EDT
The last summer Derrick Rose played for Team USA, he won a gold medal and then, in the ensuing NBA season, became the youngest MVP of all-time.
Mar 19, 2014, 11:46 AM EDT
Now engaged, Phil Jackson and Jeanie Buss have dated since 1999. Their relationship surely got awkward at times during the 11 years Jackson worked for the Buss family business, the Los Angeles Lakers. With Jackson coaching and Jeanie Buss working in the front office, there definitely could have been conflicts of interest. There surely were…
Mar 19, 2014, 11:04 AM EDT
There are a lot of incredible stats about the Lakers’ historic greatness, but this one is my favorite: Between 1949 and 2010 – a 62-year stretch – the Lakers appeared in half of all NBA Finals. Half! That is just astonishing. And for the second half of that run, Jerry Buss owned the franchise. Sometime…
Mar 19, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT
Mar 19, 2014, 9:45 AM EDT
This is what Phil Jackson must contend with.
Mar 19, 2014, 9:15 AM EDT
The Knicks’ targets that summer: LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh and Amar’e Stoudemire
Mar 19, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT
Jackson’s real job begins today.
Mar 18, 2014, 10:57 PM EDT
Zarar Siddiqi of Raptors Republic has another angle, and I count 4.5 revolutions around the rim. That’s a tough miss – especially considering the game’s result. Toronto lost to the Hawks, 118-113, in overtime. Obviously the butterfly effect has an impact, but had Ross’ shot fallen, maybe the Raptors would have won in regulation. Instead,…
Mar 18, 2014, 10:39 PM EDT
LaBron deserves more respect from franchise he took so far.
Mar 18, 2014, 9:33 PM EDT
Iguodala suffering from knee tendinitis
Mar 18, 2014, 8:36 PM EDT
Probably won’t catch Wilt
Mar 18, 2014, 7:49 PM EDT
Bye, bye Mike Woodson
Mar 18, 2014, 6:33 PM EDT
A vehicle registered to former Pistons great Ben Wallace – who also played for the Cavaliers, Bulls and Wizards/Bullets – was involved in a crash in Virginia last month. According to a witness, the SUV hit a residential fence, and a tall man angrily hit wood against the fence then left the vehicle behind. Now,…
Mar 18, 2014, 3:59 PM EDT
If only it weren’t for Kevin Durant and LeBron James…
Mar 18, 2014, 1:21 PM EDT
But for how long?
Mar 18, 2014, 11:30 AM EDT
Not that Dirk is having a great season or anything.
Mar 18, 2014, 10:45 AM EDT
So World Peace gave Knicks a break on his salary, because that makes sense.
Mar 18, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT
So says Nick Young, who has probably given Kobe so many headaches this year.
Mar 18, 2014, 9:45 AM EDT
And with Kyrie Irving out, the lead is safe.
Mar 18, 2014, 9:15 AM EDT
Mutombo’s finger-wagging standards have fallen.
Mar 17, 2014, 1:03 PM EDT
Gooden has given Washington a dangerous, hot-shooting lineup.
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