Daily Archives: May 18, 2023

Daryl Morey makes case to prove he’s the right person to lead Sixers

[ad_1] CAMDEN, N.J.–After three straight exits in Round 2 of the playoffs, the Philadelphia 76ers made their first change when they moved on from coach Doc Rivers. Despite the regular season success, none of it was translating to the postseason. In the same case as Rivers, President of Basketball Operations Daryl Morey may be feeling his seat getting warm. Morey …

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What’s wrong with the Boston Celtics?

[ad_1] In Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals series between the Boston Celtics and Miami Heat, star forward Jimmy Butler produced an exceptional outing, leading his team to an improbable win. With 35 points, 7 assists, and 6 steals in the victory, Butler showcased his incomparable skills and ability to step up in critical moments. The Celtics, on the …

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Warriors’ Stephen Curry wins 2023 J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award

[ad_1] Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors is the winner of the 2023 J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award, the Professional Basketball Writers Association and the NBA announced on Thursday. The award, which is determined by a vote of PBWA members, recognizes Curry’s dedication to community service, and specifically “his work promoting youth literacy, fitness and nutrition, as well as …

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Bucks coaching candidates: Milwaukee interested in Monty Williams, will interview Frank Vogel, per report

[ad_1] The Milwaukee Bucks are in “no rush” to name their next head coach, according to Yahoo Sports’ Jake Fischer, and the list of reported candidates to succeed Mike Budenholzer is growing longer by the day. On Thursday, Yahoo Sports reported that former Los Angeles Lakers coach Frank Vogel and Paris Basketball coach Will Weaver will interview with the Bucks. Yahoo …

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Phoenix Suns getting inquiries from college ranks for head coaching job, sources say

[ad_1] There have been a significant number of inquiries about the vacant Phoenix Suns coaching job including some from the college ranks, sources have informed The Arizona Republic. The Suns fired Monty Williams on Saturday after losing Game 6 last Thursday to Denver, 125-100, in the Western Conference semifinals at Footprint Center. Williams was 0-3 in elimination games in his …

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Lakers might start Rui Hachimura; worried they’d ‘lose’ D’Angelo Russell if they bench him, per reports

[ad_1] Get ready: The Los Angeles Lakers are changing their starting lineup. Maybe. Reportedly.  After the Lakers cut a 21-point deficit to three in the second half against the Denver Nuggets in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals on Tuesday, coach Darvin Ham is “considering” the idea of starting Rui Hachimura in Game 2 on Thursday, according to Turner …

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10 players Michigan basketball should target in the transfer portal

[ad_1] It’s scrambling mode for Michigan basketball. After Caleb Love de-committed from Michigan on Wednesday night — or forced out — after an admissions issue, the Wolverines are left with three open scholarships for the 2023-’24 season. Juwan Howard has two incoming transfers who are supposed to play next season in Nimari Burnett and Tray Jackson, but neither has officially …

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Those arguing the NBA shouldn’t discipline Ja Morant are flat-out wrong

[ad_1] The argument that the NBA lacks the right to discipline Ja Morant for flashing a firearm in an Instagram Live video due to the Second Amendment and the fact Morant broke no law is so ridiculous that those making it must be acting with purposeful duplicity. “Those guys are just, they’re just freaking idiots,” Charles Barkley said Wednesday on …

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Wizards GM search: Clippers’ Michael Winger, Pelicans’ Trajan Langdon interview with Ted Leonsis, per reports

[ad_1] Getty Images The Washington Wizards have interviewed Los Angeles Clippers general manager Michael Winger for their vacant lead-executive position, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported late Wednesday night. This follows a report from The Athletic’s David Aldridge and Josh Robbins that the team has interviewed New Orleans Pelicans general manager Trajan Langdon.  Both candidates met in person with owner Ted Leonsis, …

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Tigers to face Kansas State in Baton Rouge

[ad_1] BATON ROUGE – LSU men’s basketball will play a home and home over the next two seasons with Kansas State starting on Dec. 9 when the Wildcats travel to Baton Rouge to face the Tigers, according to documents obtained by The Advertiser. LSU faced Kansas State during nonconference play last season in the Cayman Islands Classic championship game. The …

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Suns seeking interview with Kings assistant Jordi Fernandez, per report

[ad_1] This content is not available due to your privacy preferences. Update your settings here to see it. Report: Suns seeking interview with Kings assistant Jordi Fernandez originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea The NBA coaching carousel is spinning, and one team reportedly is looking into a member of the Sacramento Kings’ staff for its top job. The Phoenix Suns …

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