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Coach Budenholzer Sends Praise to Former Right-Hand Man Quin Snyder

The way Atlanta coach Mike Budenholzer built up Quin Snyder before Monday’s game, it’s no surprise that the Utah Jazz had an offensive outburst in a blowout win. Coach Bud certainly wasn’t excited to suffer a 25-point lopsided loss and allow the Jazz to score 120 points, but he is a big fan of his[...]

Gregg Popovich gets NBA record 1,128th Win with Spurs

SAN ANTONIO – Manu Ginobili said he knew how important Gregg Popovich was to the San Antonio Spurs even before the coach set the NBA record for most wins with a single franchise. Popovich earned his 1,128th victory Saturday night, leading the Spurs to a 121-97 victory over the Denver Nuggets, passing former Utah coach Jerry Sloan for the top[...]

Gregg Popovich Attends Dinner With the Troops Event

Sergeant Javier Rivera stopped counting the number of surgeries at 55. It only took 18 months after an improvised explosive device blew apart his vehicle in Afghanistan to get to the 55 surgeries, as he has burns on 42 percent of his body and a right hand amputation. Because of his injuries, Rivera can’t regulate his body[...]

Celtics’ Brad Stevens to coach East All-Stars

NEW YORK – Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens and his staff will coach the Eastern Conference All-Stars in the 2017 NBA All-Star Game, which will be played on Sunday, Feb. 19 at 8 p.m. ET at Smoothie King Center in New Orleans.  Stevens earns the honor for the first time in his four seasons as an NBA head[...]

Q&A with Timberwolves Head Coach Tom Thibodeau

When you first came here, the rap was that you were too much of a “win now” guy who would sacrifice the future for the present. If anything, your performance has been the opposite. Did you always plan from the start to take such a deliberate step-by-step approach? Tom Thibodeau: I have always approached things that[...]