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Chauncey Billups: Some former teammates played better on marijuana

By Jesse Reed. As the discussion surrounding medicinal marijuana and professional sports becomes increasingly more relaxed, players and former players have begun to open up about their own experiences. This was seen in full effect on Friday night when Chauncey Billups, Jalen Rose, Tracy McGrady and host Michelle Beadle discussed the merits of medicinal marijuana in the NBA following...
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December 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Watson: Kerr advocating medical weed is a 'slippery slope'

Phoenix Suns head coach Earl Watson isn’t exactly on the same page as Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr when it comes to the medical marijuana discussion. As most are likely aware by now, Kerr made headlines when he admitted he used cannabis a couple of times to help him cope with extreme chronic back pain. He also made it clear that, while the medicine did not agree...
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December 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Suns coach doesn't want players following opponents on Twitter

Phoenix Suns coach Earl Watson wants his players to take a pretty firm approach to fraternizing with the opposition. Watson said Sunday that he doesn’t want his players admiring their opponents – which means, apparently, they should not be following them on Twitter. Earl Watson said the Suns should respect opponents but not admire them. He doesn't like Suns to follow opponents...
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October 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Suns head coach Earl Watson releases strong statement following officer’s killing

It’s hard to solely focus on the sports world with what’s happening around the United States today. It seems that a single day cannot pass without a police officer being killed in the line of duty. In between those tragic situations, innocent American civilians are finding themselves put in harms way by trigger happy authorities around the United States. Unfortunately, Tuesday...
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July 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Suns to name Earl Watson permanent head coach

Bless the Phoenix Suns for allowing Earl Watson to shed his interim cocoon and blossom into the majestic full-time coaching butterfly he is inside. According to a report by Jude LaCava of on Tuesday, the Suns are set to remove the interim tag from Watson and name him their permanent head coach. Sources inside the Suns inform me that the interim tag will be removed...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Suns still seeking first win for Watson as Nets visit

If draft positioning is the present goal, the Phoenix Suns are playing the game well.Losers of 12 straight, the NBA's worst team over the past two months hosts the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday night in a game that could impact their chances in this year's lottery.Injuries and personnel changes have led to Phoenix (14-43) losing 27 of 29 to record the league's third-lowest win total...
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February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Transition from hardwood to sideline a natural one for Watson

After Earl Watson decided to call it quits on his playing career after the 2013-14 season with the Portland Trailblazers, there wasn’t much doubt that he’d end up back on the court in one way or another. The opportunity to stay in the game came with a job offer to serve as an assistant for […]
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April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Earl Watson to accept coaching position with Toros

Earlier this month, a report stated former Portland Trail Blazers guard Earl Watson was thinking about an offer from the San Antonio Spurs’ NBA D-League affiliate team, the Austin Toros, on an assistant coaching position with the organization. Sunday morning at the Spurs’ second day of training camp, Watson was in attendance and on the […]
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September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Spurs offer Earl Watson coaching spot with Toros

As if adding Beck Hammon and Ettore Messina to the coaching staff wasn’t enough, the San Antonio Spurs are now looking at shoring up the coaching staff in Austin. According to a report, former NBA guard Earl Watson is mulling over an offer to join the coaching staff with the Spurs’ D-League affiliate Austin Toros. […]
Via Project Spurs
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Blazers’ Watson on the Spurs’ success: 'It all starts with Pop'

AT&T CENTER – In his 13-year career, Earl Watson has played with the former Seattle Sonics, Memphis Grizzlies, Denver Nuggets, Oklahoma City Thunder, Utah Jazz, and today, the Portland Trail Blazers. During his time of journeying around the Western conference there’s always been one consistent and constant dominant team Watsons faced out West – the San Antonio Spurs...
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January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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