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How basketball lifer Steve Clifford is turning the Bobcats around

How do you fix a broken franchise? We’re not talking championships. We’re talking about just not having a team be a broken pile of wreckage, lying beside the shoreline as birds nest on it. Before you figure out how to win a title, you have to figure out the process for being a good basketball[...]

Spoelstra, McHale named Coaches of the Month

NEW YORK – The Miami Heat’s Erik Spoelstra and the Houston Rockets’ Kevin McHale on Monday were named the NBA Eastern and Western Conference Coaches of the Month, respectively, for games played in February. Spoelstra led the Heat to an NBA-best 9-1 (.900) record in February. The Heat posted a 6-1 mark away from AmericanAirlines Arena,[...]

Miami Heat Coach Erik Spoelstra Gets Win No. 300

With Sunday’s 93-79 win over the Chicago Bulls, Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra became the sixth-fastest coach in NBA history to reach 300 career regular-season wins. He needed just 448 games to accomplish the feat and now owns an impressive 300-148 record—good for a .670 winning percentage—since taking over as Miami’s coach before the 2008-09 season. Spoelstra’s first two seasons in Miami didn’t exactly set[...]

Blazers Coach Terry Stotts Honors Dr. Jack Ramsay’s 89th Birthday with Jacket

Today is former Portland Trail Blazers head coach Jack Ramsay’s 89th birthday. In honor of the legendary coach, Terry Stotts, the current coach of the Blazers, is wearing an epic jacket/collar combination. Stotts’ clothes are reminiscent of the ones worn by Dr. Jack when he coached the team back in the ’70s. What better way to honor[...]

Talking defense with Scott Brooks

HANG TIME NEW JERSEY – When you think of the Oklahoma City Thunder, Kevin Durant‘s scoring comes to mind first. He leads the league by a wide margin, after all. But the Thunder have been a better defensive team than offensive team this season. Heading into Thursday’s matchup with the Heat, they rank sixth in offensive efficiency and third in defensive[...]