TAG: Lon Kruger

NBA / Sep 17, 2013 / 3:00 pm

The NBA’s 10 Most Outrageous Guarantees Of The Last 20 Years

Brandon Jennings

The other day, while I read the article in which Jason Terry mocked J.R. Smith‘s recent championship guarantee, something regarding the whole situation hit me: Up until that moment, there really hadn’t been much of an outcry from anyone in the basketball world. Read More »

NBA / Oct 15, 2009 / 11:00 am

The “Best Shooter In The World” Heads To Italy

Damon Jones

Damon Jones is the definition of a journeyman. In fact, other than playing with the Cavs from 2005-2008, he has never played for the same team for more than one season (10 in total with the Bucks twice). But rather than try and add another NBA jersey to his collection, Jones has signed a one-year deal with NSB Napoli in Italy’s top division. Read More »

Smack / Jun 11, 2009 / 1:17 am

Previewing Lakers/Magic Game 4, and Cali’s 2nd-best SG gets help

Kevin Martin

The two biggest basketball stories from Wednesday revolved around coaches. In the NBA, the Kings ended their search by hiring Paul Westphal as head coach, and in college, USC’s Tim Floyd resigned his post just as it looked like the ugliest parts of the O.J. Mayo saga were coming to light … True story: Last week some of us in the office were talking about the Kings’ top three candidates (Tom Thibodeau, Kurt Rambis, Westphal) and when Paul’s name came up, people actually laughed. Read More »