| Sep 10, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Showtime is developing a one-hour scripted series that takes a peek behind the scenes of a professional basketball team, with NBA coaching great Phil Jackson and current Los Angeles Lakers assistant coach Kurt Rambis on board as exec producers. The series...
| Jun 14, 2013
One bad day at work turns into a week. Suddenly, a long-term project is in jeopardy. What should the boss do? How does a leader help turn things around?
The answers are often the same whether one's goal is to meet quarterly projections or advance...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 10:44 AM
Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports.
Of the Maryland players drafted in the NBA between Joe Smith in 1995 and Alex Len in 2013, whose...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 8:47 AM
Phil Jackson coached Shaquille O'Neal with the Lakers. In his playing days, Jackson was occasionally charged with guarding Wilt Chamberlain.
Jackson compared the two legendary centers Wednesday night in Glendale at the Alex Theatre at his "Live Talks...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Phil Jackson became the latest member of the Lakers' extended family to weigh in on Dwight Howard’s departure.
There was a barb or two, predictably, from the former Lakers coach.
He took to Twitter to wish Howard well.
| Jun 30, 2013
| 11:05 PM
Without the reassuring voice of Jerry Buss, the late Lakers owner whose eleventh-hour phone call prevented Kobe Bryant from going to the Clippers in 2004, the Lakers are turning to two veterans to help keep Dwight Howard in Los Angeles.
| Jun 22, 2013
| 2:49 PM
Besides the ring, besides the parade, besides the constant acclaim, here's what you also get with a championship in sports: credibility. And when you win it all twice in a row, as the Heat now have done, that doubles the weird alchemy of credibility and...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 11:08 PM
A person with knowledge of the negotiations told the Associated Press that Indiana Pacers assistant coach Brian Shaw has agreed to succeed George Karl as coach of the Denver Nuggets.
The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Monday night...
| Mar 17, 2013
— He dropped out of north suburban Richmond-Burton Community High School, and a few years later Andy Turco found himself staining decks in the summer, plowing snow in the winter and going without work for a month or two in between.
| May 16, 2013
Phil Jackson was just messing with us, once again.
The wily former coach of the Lakers and Chicago Bulls wrote a book in 2004 that was called "The Last Season."
It seemed true at the time, but the legendary leader came back for a six-year run with the...
| May 15, 2013
| 3:53 PM
Former Lakers assistant coach Eddie Jordan recently left the team to become head coach at Rutgers.
Jordan was brought in by Mike Brown to help teach the Lakers a version of the Princeton offense but Brown was let go five games into the regular season....