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Steve Kerr Participates In NBA Cares/FIT Day of Service

Amidst many first-time undertakings at NBA All-Star 2015, the NBA is hosting basketball and fitness clinics in 100 schools — 20 per borough — during the NBA All-Star FIT Celebration on NBA FIT Friday, Feb. 13. Western Conference All-Star Head Coach Steve Kerr participated in the NBA Cares/FIT Day of Service at West Prep Academy in[…]

Popovich earns win No. 1,000 as Spurs get past Pacers 95-93

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Gregg Popovich’s grand plan has produced plenty of wins. The Spurs made it an even 1,000 for him on Monday night. San Antonio rallied from a 14-point fourth-quarter deficit and got an 18-foot baseline jumper from Marco Belinelli with 2.1 seconds left to give Popovich a milestone 95-93 victory at Indiana. “I’ve been[…]

Hawks’ Budenholzer, Warriors’ Kerr named Coaches of the Month

NEW YORK — The Atlanta Hawks’ Mike Budenholzer and the Golden State Warriors’ Steve Kerr today were named the NBA Eastern and Western Conference Coaches of the Month, respectively, for games played in January. Budenholzer coached the Hawks to the best undefeated record in a calendar month in NBA history (17-0) and led them to the[…]

No clear answer why Fitch, Motta are not Hall of Famers

The NBA Coaches Association is backing Bill Fitch and Dick Motta as Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famers. Contrary to popular belief, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame doesn’t determine its inductees with a Magic 8 Ball. It only seems that way, given the lack of transparency of the Hall’s voting process. Just about[…]

Golden State’s Steve Kerr to coach West All-Stars

NEW YORK — Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr and his staff will coach the Western Conference All-Stars for the 2015 NBA All-Star Game to be played on Sunday, Feb. 15, at Madison Square Garden. The Warriors (34-6, .850) clinched the best record in the Western Conference through games played Feb. 1, by virtue of their 126-113[…]