Found June 07, 2013 on Beyond The Buzzer:
According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, Oklahoma City Thunder assistant, Mo Cheeks, is the frontrunner to be the next Pistons head coach. Oklahoma City Thunder assistant Mo Cheeks has emerged as the strong frontrunner to become the Detroit Pistons’ head coach, league sources told Yahoo! Sports. Discussions on a contract could begin soon, league sources said. Detroit’s ownership and management reached a consensus on Cheeks as their choice, league sources said.  

Maurice Cheeks could be Brandon Knight’s lucky break

It has been roughly about a month and a half since the Detroit Pistons parted ways with Lawrence Frank. In his two year stay with the Pistons, Frank led the team to a disappointing 54-94 record. This past season, Frank went 4-30 against western conference teams and began the season with an 0-8 start. Clearly firing Frank was the right move on behalf of the Pistons organization. The...

Another day, another Pistons coach

According to several reports, the Detroit Pistons are on the verge of naming Maurice Cheeks as their next head coach. The announcement, depending on the source, could come right now or sometime within the next 48 to 72 hours. Would you expect anything less from the Pistons? Ambiguity is the one trait they've mastered in recent years. And since the shelf life for a Pistons...

Report: Durant to join Roc Nation

Kevin Durant is leaving his current sports agency, Landmark Sports, and sources expect him to sign with Jay-Z's Roc Nation. He would be the highest profile player to do so.


Russell Westbrook sings some Taylor Swift

Want to know what Russell Westbrook is doing while rehabbing his torn meniscus? Apparently playing air guitar with his crutch and singing Taylor Swift’s “It feels like a perfect night.” The irony of this selection, the opening lyrics, It feels like a perfect night to dress up like hipsters. Clever. Point to you Russ for the funny. video via Russell Westbrook

Russell Westbrook sings along with Taylor Swift

If Russell Westbrook's 2012-13 playoff experience were a Taylor Swift song, it would probably be one of her earlier hits, "Teardrops On My Guitar." That's because the Oklahoma City Thunder guard probably thought he would be playing tonight in Game 1 of the NBA Finals against the Miami Heat, not sitting at home, blasting out Vines. Westbrook injured his knee during...

Sources: Cheeks Engaged In Negotiations With Pistons

Maurice Cheeks is engaged in contract negotiations with the Detroit Pistons and could be named head coach by Sunday, according to multiple sources with knowledge of the talks. Cheeks interviewed with the Pistons three times, including one visit with Tom Gores in Los Angeles. In nine seasons, Cheeks compiled a 284-286 record with the Portland Trail Blazers and Philadelphia 76ers.

Maurice Cheeks is Leading Candidate to Land Pistons job

  According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the Detroit Pistons have finally targeted the man they want to take over as head coach following the dismissal of Lawrence Frank. Oklahoma City Thunder assistant Mo Cheeks has emerged as the strong frontrunner to become the Detroit Pistons’ head coach, league sources told Yahoo! Sports. Discussions on a contract could begin soon...

Russell Westbrook Is Spending His Days Playing Air Guitar And Singing Taylor Swift

At this time last year, Russell Westbrook was playing in the NBA Finals with the rest of his Oklahoma City Thunder teammates. This year, no such luck for Russ or OKC. So what’s an injured point guard to do with all his free time? Well, play air guitar with his crutch and sing a catchy Taylor Swift song, for starters. If he keeps this up, Russ may be ready to play his own concerts...

Shirtless Russell Westbrook Singing Taylor Swift Songs

Modern NBA players really have no goddamned shame. None. Injured Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook is the…

Report: Jay-Z landing Durant

Representing athletes is rapidly becoming Jay-Z's world ... and there isn't much other agents can do about it. The hip-hop mogul has just about everything and still is adding to his collection, now athletes, through his Roc Nation agency. The most recent client reportedly is Oklahoma Thunder star Kevin Durant. Kevin Durant is leaving Landmark Sports. Sources expect him...

Report: Kevin Durant Drops Agent, Expected to Sign With Jay-Z, Roc Nation

Jay-Z may be well on his way in creating a sports agency empire. According to a report from the Sports Business Journal, Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant has left Landmark Sports and is expected to sign with Roc Nation Sports. The 24-year-old All-Star has always had a hand in the music industry, so his move to sign with his music idol would not come as a surprise. However...

Pistons set to offer Maurice Cheeks head coaching job… zzzzZzzzzzZZzZzz

Friday reports began to surface that the Pistons head coaching search was over and that they’ve decided to go with Maurice Cheeks who previously was at the helm of Portland and Philadelphia. Currently Mo Cheeks is an assistant for the Oklahoma City Thunder who were knocked out in the second round of the NBA Playoffs by the Memphis Grizzlies. Y! Sources: OKC assistant Mo Cheeks...

Pistons Likely To Offer Head Coaching Job To Maurice Cheeks

The Detroit Pistons are preparing to offer their head coaching position to Maurice Cheeks. Cheeks is a finalist for the position along with Nate McMillan. Cheeks was previously head coach of the Portland Trail Blazers and Philadelphia 76ers and has most recently been an assistant with the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Durant to sign with Jay-Z’s agency

Jay-Z has been racking in the big name athletes to his agency over the last couple months.  The newest addition to Roc Nation Sports is reported to be Oklahoma City star Kevin Durant. Durant signed an $85 million dollar extension with the Thunder in 2010 that takes him through the 2015-2016 season.  Sources say that Durant is under the impression that he doesn’t need a contract...

Report: Roc Nation Sports to Sign Kevin Durant

Roc Nation’s list of clients continues to grow and continues to impress. Needless to say, Jay-Z isn’t interested in just anybody. He’s after megastars. Next on his list apparently is Kevin Durant of the OKC Thunder, according to Sports Illustrated. […]
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