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  • Warriors turn to TV analyst Steve Kerr to be their next coach

    Warriors turn to TV analyst Steve Kerr to be their next coach
    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,...
  • Mitch Kupchak hopeful for draft lottery success, open to moving pick

    Mitch Kupchak hopeful for draft lottery success, open to moving pick
    The NBA opened its annual draft combine in Chicago on Thursday. Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak was on hand to observe and meet with a number of prospects for June's NBA draft, armed with a rare lottery pick. "We have not been in [the lottery]...
  • Mike Dunleavy reportedly interviews for Lakers coaching position

    Mike Dunleavy reportedly interviews for Lakers coaching position
    After the Lakers were assigned the seventh pick in the June NBA draft during Tuesday's draft lottery, the team can turn to filling its coaching vacancy. Mike Dunleavy met Wednesday with General Manager Mitch Kupchak to interview for the job, according...
  • Byron Scott says he's a 'perfect fit' for Lakers' coaching position

    Byron Scott says he's a 'perfect fit' for Lakers' coaching position
    On Tuesday, Byron Scott interviewed with the Lakers for the team's open head coaching position. "To say the least, I thought it was a perfect fit," Scott said Thursday on ESPN LA radio to Max Kellerman and Marcellus Wiley. Scott said he met with...
  • NBA quotes of the week

    NBA quotes of the week
    Fair leather fan San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili, on his foot bursting through the side of his custom Nikes during a game against Detroit, forcing him to put on a new pair: "I don't know what happened. I stopped and my foot kept going. It just...
  • Would LeBron James make your NBA Mt. Rushmore? [Poll]

    Would LeBron James make your NBA Mt. Rushmore? [Poll]
    After LeBron James hit a game-winning shot Wednesday to lead his Miami Heat past the Golden State Warriors, Warriors guard Mark Jackson was effusive in his praise of James, saying he will go down as one of the greatest ever. Earlier in the week, James...
  • NBA playoffs preview: Clippers vs. Thunder; Pacers vs. Wizards

    NBA playoffs preview: Clippers vs. Thunder; Pacers vs. Wizards
    A look at how the two series that start on Monday night shape up. 2 Oklahoma City vs. 3 Clippers Season series: Tied, 2-2. Key stat: Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook averaged a combined 55.5 points per game during the Thunder's...
  • Clippers prepare for series against Oklahoma City Thunder

    Clippers prepare for series against Oklahoma City Thunder
    Less than 48 hours after experiencing the euphoric high of winning an emotional Game 7 at Staples Center, the Clippers must gather themselves to play another basketball game. They will face the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 1 of the Western Conference...
  • Ollie Sends Reassuring Tweet To UConn Fans, But No Update

    Ollie Sends Reassuring Tweet To UConn Fans, But No Update
    UConn coach Kevin Ollie used Twitter to diffuse talk of his moving to the NBA. "Don't believe everything you hear!!" he tweeted about 2 p.m. Tuesday. "Only meeting I have is with my team on Thursday at Gampel. We are preparing every day for greatness!!!"...
  • Mark Jackson fired by Golden State Warriors; are Lakers interested?

    Mark Jackson fired by Golden State Warriors; are Lakers interested?
    Another potential coaching target hit the market on Tuesday as the Golden State Warriors relieved Mark Jackson of his head coaching duties, despite a 51-31 season. The Warriors took the Clippers to seven games in the first round of the playoffs, despite...
  • Mark Jackson on firing: 'Tough day, great day'

    Mark Jackson on firing: 'Tough day, great day'
    Mark Jackson, fired Tuesday after a 51-win season with the Golden State Warriors, said not playing the game on the business side might have been his downfall. The former Warriors coach said it was not fair to him if he was fired for what is being...