Spurs Head Coach Gregg Popovich Reaches 1,200th Career Win Milestone

The San Antonio Spurs defeated the Los Angeles Lakers Saturday night at home, giving Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich the 1,200th win of his NBA coaching career. Popovich, 69, now has a regular-season coaching mark of 1,200-543 with the Spurs. Gregg Popovich became head coach of the Spurs all the way back in 1996. He[…]

Hornets Don’t Mind Jay Triano’s Passion for Basketball in Canada

Go find something to love the way Charlotte Hornets lead assistant Jay Triano loves Canadian basketball. The former Raptors coach is back in Toronto for Monday’s game. Triano, who grew up on the Canadian side of Niagara Falls, has a book coming out on his lifelong love affair with hoops and Canada. He’s in his[…]

Kenny Atkinson Looks Back at all the Coaches Who Influenced His Career

Brooklyn Nets coach Kenny Atkinson entered his third season as an NBA head coach with a reputation as one of the league’s more progressive coaches in terms of embracing what he tends to describe as “the modern NBA” with its offensive emphasis on high-value shots beyond the 3-point line and at the rim, a defensive[…]

Hawks Head Coach Lloyd Pierce Looks to be More Than Just a Coach in Atlanta

ATLANTA — Lloyd Pierce is not your typical NBA head coach. In the same summer where the Charlotte Hornets named James Borrego the first full-time Hispanic head coach in the NBA, Pierce made the move from Philadelphia to Atlanta. He’s soft-spoken but respected. He prides himself on defense but also worked with Stephen Curry during[…]