According to a report from Yahoo! Sports, Vinny Del Negro has been fired as head coach of the L.A. Clippers. Del Negro went 128-102 in three seasons at the helm of the Clippers, but none of those wins overshadowed the fact that his teams consistently flamed out at the end of seasons and consistently underachieved. Read More »
Words. Sean Sweeney, Andrew Greif
Every NBA season brings fresh blood and improved players, but only a select few make “The Leap.” It’s the moment we all dream about as kids – when you go from being just another name to the main attraction. This season, many players had a shot at the Most Improved Player award, but only a few have truly arrived. Only five made “The Leap.” Read More »
Five years after ushering in a new breed of basketball sneakers during the Olympics, Nike has officially revealed our first look at the Hyperdunk 2013. Designed by Peter Fogg, the shoe sports a minimalist attitude, complete with Dynamic Flywire, Hyperfuse construction and Lunarlon cushioning. Read More »
After the Los Angeles Clippers‘ big men got mauled by the Grizzlies‘ duo of Zach Randolph and Marc Gasol in the first round of the NBA Playoffs, it became clear that they need to get bigger and tougher along their front line if they hope to compete in their conference (among other things).
The Clips are reportedly eyeing a certified front line warrior in the Pacers’ David West, a free agent once the season ends. Read More »
With only four teams remaining in the NBA Playoffs, it means a few “contenders” have already been eliminated from title contention. The offseason is the time for these teams to retool to prepare for deeper runs next season. The Milwaukee Bucks found themselves back in the postseason after a three-year absence this year. Read More »
When things are going well with the Knicks (i.e. when guys can make shots), things go very well. And that is how it went for the majority of New York’s season – 54 wins don’t lie.
Blame Carmelo Anthony all you want for New York’s Game 6 meltdown in Indiana and their somewhat surprising 4-2 loss in the Eastern Conference Semifinals. His former coach at Syracuse isn’t having any of it. Jim Boeheim recently ripped into ‘Melo’s teammates, saying it’s their fault New York’s season ended short of their goal. Read More »
Things are going so well for Miami right now that Dwyane Wade had some time to surprise a fan at her prom. An Archbishop Coleman Carroll student, Nicole Muxo, had asked Wade numerous times to attend school events with her, and on Friday, he showed up to surprise everyone. Read More »