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[…]

What is Tom Thibodeau’s value?

Putting a number on what the Bulls’ head coach is worth in wins and dollars The Chicago Bulls are doing it again. Without injured star Derrick Rose, the Bulls have used elite defense and just enough offense — the same formula that won them a playoff series last year — to stay in the mix for home-court advantage in[…]

Dwane Casey has surprising Raptors on a roll

When Masai Ujiri left the Denver Nuggets to take over basketball operations for the Toronto Raptors, many saw coach Dwane Casey’s departure at the end of the season as a done deal. Then Casey took a team that appeared to be rebuilding and steered it up the Eastern Conference ladder. He’s helped the Raptors navigate[…]

Popovich: I can’t make every decision

Gregg Popovich, famously curt and sarcastic, revealed one of the secrets to the San Antonio Spurs‘ success in a moment of candid reflection Tuesday, saying empowering his players to communicate on the court as he does during timeouts is key to getting them to make the right decisions throughout a game. Popovich, speaking to media before[…]