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The Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Clippers have reportedly contacted Jeff Van Gundy about their respective head coaching vacancies. Sporting a .575 winning percentage over 748 games, the 51-year-old Van Gundy hasn’t coached since getting axed by the Houston Rockets in May 2007. Despite guiding the Nets (49-33) to their first postseason in six years, owner Mikhail Prokhorov fired P.J. Carlesimo in May following Brooklyn’s dismissal by the Chicago Bulls. Similarly, although finishing 56-26, Los Angeles canned Vinny Del Negro after the Memphis Grizzlies ousted the talented team on May 3. An extremely knowledgeable and entertaining color analyst, Van Gundy … Continue reading →
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The Los Angeles Clippers’ coaching search has officially begun in the wake of their decision to not bring Vinny Del Negro back, and several high-profile candidates are reportedly on the team’s radar. The top target at this point appears to be Jeff Van Gundy. Van Gundy, whose clever broadcasting antics have become a staple of [...]
According to Hall of Fame NBA reporter, Mark Heisler, the Brooklyn Nets have reportedly contacted current ESPN/ABC analyst, Jeff Van Gundy, about their head coaching position, and though the talks were preliminary, he didn’t shoot them down. Van Gundy, who last coached in the NBA for the Houston Rockets in 2007, is also reportedly being pursued by the Los Angeles Clippers.
Jeff Van Gundy has been contacted by the Los Angeles Clippers about his potential interest in becoming their next head coach, according to sources.
Van Gundy hasn't coached since 2007 when he was with the Houston Rockets.
Those close to Van Gundy believe he would return to the NBA with the right opportunity, but it is unknown if he will interview and how interested he is in the Clippers.
HANGING EM UP
Grant Hill announced his retirement from the NBA after 19 seasons in the league. Hill was a 7-time All-Star during his injury-filled career.
Jeff Van Gundy has been established as ESPN's lead NBA analyst for several years. Van Gundy has blossomed into the lead role, showing a quirky sense of humor and affability that wasn't always on display on the sidelines. And, unlike some analysts, JVG is not afraid to criticize the league or its high profile players. He's one of the best analysts on television....
Chris Paul is angry with the Los Angeles Clippers' organization due to how he has been widely blamed for the dismissal of Vinny Del Negro, according to a source.
Paul will be a free agent and it is unclear if it will impact his decision, but the source said it could lead him to explore options elsewhere.
"He's angry right now and his anger is directed toward the Clippers...
After 18 years in the NBA, Grant Hill is retiring.
The seven-time All-Star was debilitated by injuries for the majority of his career, but has been one of the most versatile and recognizable players in basketball for more than two decades. Hill, who most recently played with the Los Angeles Clippers, announced his retirement Saturday night on TNT, just moments before the start of...
After 19 NBA seasons, Grant Hill has decided to retire
Grant Hill who at one point was supposed to be the next coming of Michael Jordan, has decided to hang it up after 19 seasons in the NBA. Hill as a bench player for the Los Angeles Clippers didn’t see much time this season. At age 40, Hill was at the end of the line and hinted at retiring this summer several times.
Chris Paul’s free agency grows closer every day as the star point guard will almost certainly opt out of his contract with the Los Angeles Clippers on July 1st and test free agency. Of course, when you are a player of Paul’s caliber, “testing free agency” means “fielding phone calls from 30 general managers, regardless of whether they have cap room or not”. Every Knicks...
Everyone who studies the history of the National Basketball Association (NBA) know the Los Angeles Clippers has been the model of futility ever since the franchise was founded in Buffalo back in 1970. There was even a time, back in 2000, when the Clippers were known as the "the worst franchise in sports history," according to the cover of a Sports Illustrated issue...
Grant Hill has announced his retirement from the NBA.
Hill most recently was with the Los Angeles Clippers.
Hill was a seven-time NBA All-Star and was named to the All-NBA First Team in 1997 and the All-NBA Second Team in 1996, 1998, 1999 and 2000. He also won the NBA’s Sportsmanship Award in 2005, 2008 and 2010.
Hill was the third overall selection in the 1994 NBA Draft by...
After the team’s most successful regular season in franchise history, the wheels seem to be coming off the tracks for the Los Angeles Clippers.
It’s been just one week since the Clippers fired coach Vinny Del Negro following the team’s 56-26 regular season and first-round playoff exit. Now, star point guard Chris Paul is upset that the organization is saying he was part of...
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Seven-time All-Star Grant Hill retired from the NBA on Saturday after 19 seasons, ending a career interrupted by injuries that included an Olympic gold medal.
The Los Angeles Clippers announced the news, which came as no surprise since Hill had been mulling his future after the team was eliminated in the first round of the playoffs. He had one season left on...