Pacers’ Vogel to coach East All-Stars

NEW YORK — Indiana Pacers coach Frank Vogel will coach the Eastern Conference All-Stars for the 2014 NBA All-Star Game, to be played on Sunday, Feb. 16, at New Orleans Arena. The Pacers (30-7, .811) clinched the best record in the conference through games played Feb. 2, by virtue of their 116-92 win over the Sacramento Kings[…]

Sixers’ Brett Brown takes team to Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial

WASHINGTON – Brett Brown is a history buff and loves to fill his head with knowledge of historical figures. That’s why he took his team to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in the nation’s capital on Sunday. “Just to recognize the day, recognize being in this city,” Brown said. “It’s a privilege to play on[…]

Calm, cool, and collected: How Jeff Hornacek’s keeping the Suns hot

The Phoenix Suns have an average age of 26 years old. They entered the season having traded their starting center Marcin Gortat, their best power forward in veteran Luis Scola, and having seen an offseason of turnover both in the general manager’s and head coach’s office. They traded Jared Dudley in a package deal for a raw point guard who had[…]

Raptors’ Casey and Suns’ Hornacek named Coaches of the Month for December

NEW YORK — The Toronto Raptors’ Dwane Casey and the Phoenix Suns’ Jeff Hornacek today were named the NBA Eastern and Western Conference Coaches of the Month, respectively, for games played in December. Casey led the Raptors to an 8-6 (.571) record, including road wins over the Dallas Mavericks and Oklahoma City Thunder. The six[…]