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Woodson, O’Connor Reflect on Title Run in Detroit

DETROIT – Brendan O’Connor looked up at the rafters at The Palace of Auburn Hills, his gaze fixated near the ceiling of the arena. It took no time at all for him to answer what comes to mind first when he returns to Detroit. “2004,” the Clippers’ assistant coach said. “That’s it. That big banner[…]

Mike D’Antoni in discussions to join 76ers staff

On the heels of signing coach Brett Brown to a contract extension and bringing Jerry Colangelo on as chairman of basketball operations, the Philadelphia 76ers are poised to make another move, talking to Mike D’Antoni about joining the staff as an associate head coach, a source confirmed to ESPN’s Chris Broussard. D’Antoni could join the[…]

Sixers Extend Brett Brown’s Contract

PHILADELPHIA, PA. – December 11, 2015 – Philadelphia 76ers President of Basketball Operations and General Manager Sam Hinkie announced today the team has agreed in principle to a contract extension with Head Coach Brett Brown. Per team policy, terms of the agreement are not disclosed. “Brett has been everything we anticipated – and more –[…]

Cavs’ Blatt, Warriors’ Walton named Coaches of Month

NEW YORK — The Cleveland Cavaliers’ David Blatt and the Golden State Warriors’ Luke Walton today were named the NBA Eastern and Western Conference Coaches of the Month, respectively, for games played in October and November. Blatt guided the Cavaliers to an Eastern Conference-best 13-4 (.765) record for games played in October and November. After dropping[…]

Kurt Rambis can be a perfect mentor for Kristaps Porzingis

One of the reasons the Knicks brought Kurt Rambis into town last season was to mentor first-year head coach Derek Fisher. New York wanted someone with head-coaching experience to share the bench with Fish, and Rambis’ history with Phil Jackson obviously played a role. Now, the second-year Knicks assistant has a new assignment, according to[…]