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Nets’ Kidd, Spurs’ Popovich named Coaches of the Month for March

NEW YORK – The Brooklyn Nets’ Jason Kidd and the San Antonio Spurs’ Gregg Popovich today were named the NBA Eastern and Western Conference Coaches of the Month, respectively, for games played in March. Kidd guided the Nets to a 12-4 record in March, and the highest winning percentage (.750) in the Eastern Conference. Brooklyn posted[...]

Spurs coach Gregg Popovich donates to Hinkle Campaign

Among the donors to the multimillion-dollar fundraising campaign that will renovate Butler’s 86-year-old Hinkle Fieldhouse is a four-time NBA championship coach with no discernable ties to the university. But, as Gregg Popovich notes, he forever remains a Hoosier at heart. “I’m an Indiana boy,” said the head coach of the San Antonio Spurs, among several[...]

Heat, Spoelstra to host players from Philippines

MIAMI — The State Department says it is teaming with the Miami Heat and coach Erik Spoelstra this week to host 16 players and two coaches from the Philippines, which is still dealing with the aftereffects of the typhoon that struck last fall. Spoelstra’s mother is from the Philippines. He was actively involved in fundraising[...]

Hornacek and Carlisle visit St. Jude Research Hospital during Hoops for St. Jude Week

During Hoops for St. Jude Week (March 7-14)  NBA head coaches Jeff Hornacek and Rick Carlisle took the time to visit the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. Phoenix Suns coach, Jeff Hornacek, was able to bring some holiday cheer to the kids of St. Jude. During his visit, Coach Hornacek read “Elf on[...]