Brad Stevens delivers commencement speech at Butler graduation

Stevens and the bouncy trampoline While addressing students during Butler University’s commencement on Saturday in Indianapolis, Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens referenced his first season in the NBA as a lesson in overcoming adversity. “I just participated and was part of a season that didn’t go very well,” said Stevens. “And it was really interesting[...]

Raptors sign coach Dwane Casey to 3-year extension

TORONTO (AP) – Dwane Casey never wondered what kind of suitors he might attract after leading the Raptors to a record-setting season and a division title. He already knew he wanted to stay in Toronto. The Raptors made Casey’s return official Tuesday, announcing a three-year contract extension for the coach whose team won a franchise-best 48[...]

Magic extend Head Coach Jacque Vaughn’s contract

Magic Extend Contracts of General Manager Rob Hennigan and Head Coach Jacque Vaughn ORLANDO – Working in close concert the past two years, GM Rob Hennigan and head coach Jacque Vaughn have assembled and developed a foundation of promising players that should allow the Orlando Magic to make major strides in the years to come.[...]

A Lifetime of Basketball: Tribute to Jack Ramsay

Jack Ramsay dedicated more than 60 years to the game of basketball that he loved so dearly… Student-athlete, Navy captain, fitness guru, doctor, coach, general manager, broadcaster, style enthusiast, father and friend. Jack Ramsay’s family released a statement after his death that said it best,  ”He led the greatest life that one could lead.” Ramsay’s Early[...]