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Flip Saunders’ Legacy in Minnesota Grows Despite His Passing

Potential is a deep vast unknown, but damn if it isn’t exciting. Draft picks, free agency, cap space, it’s as sexy as it can get for rebuilding squads. Fans wait somewhat impatiently, but they drool at what could be. Utopia, Eureka, the idea of retribution and glory. For the Minnesota Timberwolves, however, after years of pain[...]

David Fizdale and J.B. Bickerstaff’s Relationship Has Grizzlies Thriving

Mike Conley and Marc Gasol have spent the last nine years in Memphis, their bond as strong as that of any NBA teammates. It is the foundation of the Grizzlies’ identity. It’s a friendship built on trust, respect and a whole lot of ribbing. They go at each other daily, but even Conley knows they[...]

Day In The Life: Dallas Mavericks staffer Mike Weinar

Meet the man who helps make Rick Carlisle’s life easier while also learning the ropes of NBA life. An occasional series to feature the behind-the-scenes work of some unsung NBA staffers. The “Day in the Life” project was conceived by Michael H. Goldberg, longtime executive director of the National Basketball Coaches Association (NBCA) who passed away[...]

Pelicans assistant coach Fred Vinson to help coach Basketball Without Borders

The third annual Basketball Without Borders Global Camp will be Feb. 17-19 at the New Orleans Pelicans’ practice facility as part of NBA All-Star 2017. Among the coaches will be the Pelicans’ Cheick Diallo; Pelicans assistant coach Fred Vinson; the Knicks’ Justin Holiday, brother of the Pelicans’ Jrue Holiday; and the Bucks’ Thon Maker, who[...]

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[...]