Monty Williams leads Pelicans in delivering Mardi Gras to St. Jude Children’s Hospital

The scene unfolding inside St Jude Children’s Hospital in Memphis Sunday was quite unusual as a dozen tall men wearing beads sat hunched over small craft tables, stickers and glue sticks in hand, helping young patients decorate Mardi Gras masks in honor of Carnival Season. Coaches and players from the New Orleans Pelicans continued the[…]

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[…]