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Latest News, NBA / Apr 18, 2014 / 10:45 am

Report: Steve Kerr “Absolutely Expects” Knicks Coaching Offer

Steve Kerr

Steve Kerr (Debby Wong-USA TODAY Sports)

The Knicks season ended on Wednesday, but already the New York papers are anticipating a coaching change. Phil Jackson might surprise everyone and bring Mike Woodson back, but the name that seems to come up the most when discussing the New York’s head coaching position, should Woodson be let go, is former Suns GM And five-time NBA champion sniper, Steve Kerr. Now sources reveal he “absolutely expects” to get an offer. Here we go. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Apr 17, 2014 / 3:45 pm

Report: Rick Adelman Will Not Be Returning To Coach The T-Wolves

Rick Adelman

Rick Adelman (Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports)

The Minnesota Timberwolves finished exactly where many expected this season: on the outside looking in for a final playoff spot in the brutal Western Conference. They were one loss to the Jazz in their finale from going 41-41 on the year, but that record wasn’t going to cut it in the West this year. Despite their improved record, sources recently revealed coach Rick Adelman will not be returning to coach the ‘Wolves for the 2014-15 season. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Apr 17, 2014 / 1:45 pm

LeBron James Has NBA’s Most Popular Jersey

LeBron James

LeBron James (Robert Mayer/USA TODAY Sports)

LeBron James has once again ended the season atop the NBA’s Most Popular Jerseys List, doing it for the sixth time in his illustrious career. The rest of the top five includes Kevin Durant (No. 2), Kobe Bryant (No. 3), Derrick Rose (No. 4) and Stephen Curry (No. 5), with ten of the top 15 overall all playing in the playoffs this weekend. Read More »

College, Latest News, NBA Draft / Apr 17, 2014 / 12:50 pm

Jabari Parker Declares For The 2014 NBA Draft

Jabari Parker

Jabari Parker (Rob Kinnan-USA TODAY Sports)

Duke freshman Jabari Parker sat down with Sports Illustrated’s Jeff Benedict to discuss why he’s decided to forego his three years of college eligibility to enter the 2014 NBA Draft. It was not a decision that came easily to the 6-8 standout from Chicago. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Apr 16, 2014 / 10:45 pm

Blake Griffin Would Vote “Yes” To Allowing Medical Marijuana Use In The NBA

Blake Griffin

Blake Griffin (Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports)

Count Blake Griffin among the growing majority of Americans who feel medical marijuana should be legal across the country. In a recent Q&A with Rolling Stone, Blake dished on all manner of subjects, and was forthright when asked that he’d vote yes to medical cannabis being allowed in the NBA. He thinks it’s a lot of safer than the painkillers players often take to suit up, and we agree. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Apr 16, 2014 / 2:15 pm

Report: Bucks To Announce Sale Of Team Today For $550 Million

Herb Kohl

Herb Kohl (Mary Langenfeld-USA TODAY Sports)

Long-time owner of the Milwaukee Bucks Herb Kohl is expected to announce the sale of the game to hedge-fund billionaires (is there any other kind) Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry in a deal valued at $550 million, sources familiar with the transaction tell Marc Stein of ESPN. Kohl has added a condition to the sale that the team remain in Milwaukee. Bratwurst for everyone!!! Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Apr 16, 2014 / 11:00 am

Why Andrew Bogut Will Miss The Playoffs & Why It’s A Huge Loss For The Warriors

Andrew Bogut

Andrew Bogut (Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports)

The Golden State Warriors have locked up the No. 6 seed in the Western Conference, and will face the hated Clippers in the first round. This makes for some exciting basketball, but Mark Jackson‘s ecclesiastical Dubs will be without their defensive stalwart in the middle after an MRI revealed that Andrew Bogut has cracked one of his ribs. This is more serious than it sounds. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Apr 15, 2014 / 2:15 pm

Knicks Close To Signing Lamar Odom With Unguaranteed Second Year

Matt Barnes, J.R. Smith, Lamar Odom

Matt Barnes, J.R. Smith, Lamar Odom (Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports)

Lamar Odom didn’t play a single game during the 2013-14 season following a rough summer punctuated by drug rumors and other off-the-court snafus that made splashy TMZ headlines. But with Odom’s former coach, Phil Jackson, taking over as the head of basketball operations for the Knicks, New York is now in negotiations to bring the embattled forward to Manhattan. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Apr 13, 2014 / 10:18 pm

Report: Joe Dumars Out As GM Of Pistons But Will Remain As Advisor

Joe Dumars, Tom Gores, Isiah Thomas

Joe Dumars, Tom Gores, Isiah Thomas (Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

According to one of those ubiquitous sources, “familiar with the situation,” the Detroit Pistons have elected not to renew Joe Dumars’ contract as the head of basketball operations. Earlier in the week, the Detroit News reported Dumars was telling peers this would be his last season at the helm of personnel in Motown. Read More »

Latest News, NBA, NBA Draft / Apr 10, 2014 / 12:15 pm

NBA Draft Rumor: Jabari Parker Arranged For Duke Sophomore Housing

Jabari Parker

Jabari Parker (Bob Donnan/USA TODAY Sports)

We always heard Jabari Parker was different, an old soul living in a teenager’s body. Recent rumors about his draft status confirmed that. Parker, probably the best freshman in America this year and a lock for one of the top three picks, is reportedly strongly considering returning to Duke. According to Tom Moore of The Bucks County Courier Times, Parker has now already arranged for sophomore year housing. Read More »