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Why Tom Crean Could Be the Perfect Candidate to Coach Louisville
Back in 2008, Indiana University’s men’s basketball program was in a dark place. Head Coach Kelvin Sampson had been forced to resign following massive NCAA violations, and the school had not been past the second round of March Madness since the Bob Knight era in 1994.
Understanding the Dallas Mavericks
The Dallas Mavericks may be the most unassuming franchise in the NBA. Sharing a city with the NFL’s Cowboys, they are always competing locally for second fiddle, and despite only two seasons without playoffs since the turn of the century, they also garner little national media exposure. In any other state, they would be revered royalty, but General Manager Donnie Nelson’s airtight operation is still only second-best when it comes to Texas basketball. Combine this with 20 years of leadership by a foreign superstar and few-to-no egocentric American headline-grabbing hotdogs, and you have a franchise going about its winning ways without much attention from the public.
Sean McVay’s Success Exposing the Biggest Red Flag a Head Coach Can Have
On December 12, 2016, Jeff Fisher informed his coaching and playing staff he’d been fired as Head Coach of the Los Angeles Rams, after a 42-12 loss to the Atlanta Falcons, the team’s ninth from thirteen games.
Brandon Ingram May Not Become a Superstar, but Why Can’t He Be?
“The next Kevin Durant." Those were the words on everyone’s lips throughout 2016, Brandon Ingram’s one and only year at Duke University. That year, he shot to the top of draft boards across the country.
Anthony Bennett Revelations Show Some NBA Front Offices Are Not Doing Their Job Properly
On Wednesday, The Athletic’s Jason Lloyd published online an excerpt from his new book, The Blueprint: LeBron James, Cleveland’s Deliverance, and the Making of the Modern NBA.
As Phoenix Enters a Tumultuous and Uncertain Rebuild, Is It Time to Take a Leaf out of Philadelphia’s Book?
The walls around the Phoenix Suns’ organization crashed down last week, when they started the 2017-18 NBA season 0-3 with two 40-point losses, and the firing of Head Coach Earl Watson.