| Mar 8, 2014
| 11:31 AM
SAN ANTONIO — In a recent question-and-answer session with reporters, Gregg Popovich addressed one aspect of his coaching philosophy: how he gets players to take ownership of their own performance.
Popovich’s response generated national...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 8:26 AM
Gregg Popovich has become just the third person ever to be named the NBA coach of the year three times.
Popovich, who coached the San Antonio Spurs to a league-best 62-20 record, joins Don Nelson and Pat Riley in that elite group.
He also won the...
| May 14, 2014
| 6:25 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Golden State Warriors are taking another chance on a television analyst and former NBA guard who has never been a head coach at any level.
The Warriors won the bidding war with the New York Knicks for Steve Kerr on Wednesday,...
| May 17, 2014
| 6:55 PM
March Madness suddenly seems like such a bore by comparison.
The NBA's Final Four commences Sunday after four weeks of April Anarchy and May Mayhem.
Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant was dubbed "Mr. Unreliable" by a headline writer from his local...
| May 20, 2014
| 7:28 PM
By the time this mailbag is fully answered, Tom Thibodeau may or may not be linked to a job at Salem (Mass.) State, his Division III alma mater. On to your questions:
What’s the status of Thibodeau and why so many rumors? -- Jim, Chicago
| Mar 18, 2014
| 6:05 PM
VS. SAN ANTONIO
Where: Staples Center.
On the air: TV; TWC SportsNet, TWC Deportes, ESPN; Radio: 710, 1330.
Records: Spurs 50-16, Lakers 22-44.
Record vs. Spurs: 0-2.
Update: The Spurs are riding a 10-game win steak, the last eight...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 4:50 PM
How well will Phil Jackson do in New York? Quite well, I'm sure; after all, he has Jim Buss' cellphone number and a number of castoffs to send west.
How to become a millionaire? Just ask Jim Buss. He managed to turn a...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 7:25 PM
If the Lakers ever need inspiration during their darkest season ever, they can always look to one of their sworn enemies.
The San Antonio Spurs were there too, not that long ago.
They lost future Hall of Famer center David Robinson for almost an...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 7:50 PM
It's springtime in Los Angeles, otherwise known as the season when the Clippers march merrily into the playoffs and the Lakers conduct exit interviews.
OK, so maybe this isn't exactly an annual occurrence.
The Lakers haven't missed the playoffs during...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Reaction was widespread Saturday after the NBA said the league is launching an investigation into a report of an audio recording in which a man identified as Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling allegedly tells a woman not to bring black people to...
| May 3, 2014
| 5:51 PM
As part of the NBA's sweeping sanctions against Clippers owner Donald Sterling over his controversial racial remarks, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is urging the league's other owners to push for the Clippers' sale.
Silver said that if three-quarters...