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[…]

Brooks and Vogel assist in NBA Cares All-Star Community Day of Service

2014 NBA All-Star coaches Scott Brooks and Frank Vogel assisted in the NBA Cares Community Day of Service this weekend in New Orleans. NBA Cares teamed up with Rebuilding Together and Kia to help refurbish homes in the Algiers Neighborhood of New Orleans. Brooks and Vogel were joined by current NBA All-Star players, NBA and WNBA players[…]

Brad Stevens flies to Indiana to visit former Butler player battling cancer

Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens hasn’t forgotten his roots. In between his Celtics beating the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday and hosting the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday, Stevens took time out of his hectic schedule to visit a former Butler Bulldog in Indiana on Tuesday, the Indianapolis Star reported. Andrew Smith, who played four years[…]

Kings road trip takes Coach Mike Malone back to NBA coaching roots

Talk with anyone who’s worked with Michael Malone before and you’ll likely hear them describe him the same way. Intelligent, hard-working and dedicated to his craft. In the final two games of their east-coast road trip, the Sacramento Kings will visit the first two NBA stops of Malone’s career, beginning tomorrow night with a visit[…]