How the Knicks stupidly broke up with Patrick Ewing

Charles Oakley is pretty much The People’s Enforcer right now when it comes to fans of the New York Knicks. His present assignment, if you will, is defending the anger of the fan base while being the protagonist in one of the most galvanizing, yet embarrassing episodes in the 70-year history of the franchise. The #FreeOakley campaign didn’t take long to form, but when team owner...
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Jeff Van Gundy: Carmelo Anthony should join Clippers, come off bench

It remains to be seen whether or not Carmelo Anthony waives his no-trade clause in the coming weeks. But if Anthony does decide to move on from the New York Knicks organization, which NBA team makes the most sense?One respected NBA insider believes there’s one team that suits Anthony best. And if it works out? Anthony should play the role of sixth man, so says ESPN analyst Jeff...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Hotline Bling: Enes Kanter punches in the numbers

As part of the new Collective Bargaining Agreement, NBA players now have a hotline to call to complain about the work of NBA refs. Players finally have a place to complain about officials, besides Twitter, Instagram, Facebook,, and their own postgame interviews. Remember, these are taken straight from our Russian hacker's infiltration of the NBA offices, not completely invented...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Russell Westbrook forgets to dribble, gets called for travel

Russell Westbrook had a travel against the Warriors on Wednesday that was so blatant, not even he could get away with it. During the third quarter of OKC’s game against Golden State, Westbrook took an inbounds pass under the Thunder’s basket and started to call a play. The problem is Westbrook walked about five steps before bouncing the ball as if he completely forgot he needed...
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January 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Mark Jackson thinks ESPN is too pro-Golden State with its coverage

Mark Jackson is an interesting figure in broadcasting. He’s one of those guys who is certainly unafraid to say what’s on his mind, but in Jackson’s case that can work against him, since what’s on his mind is often quite a bit out there. Like when he brought up Richard Jefferson costing a Jackson-coached Golden State team a playoff game, out of nowhere. Or when he used D’Angelo...
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January 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Jeff Van Gundy tells incredible OJ Simpson NBA Finals story

While broadcasting Game 4 of the NBA Finals between the Cavaliers and Warriors on Friday, TV analyst Jeff Van Gundy shared an incredible story about OJ Simpson. According to Van Gundy, who was an assistant coach with the Knicks under Pat Riley in 1994, Riley ran into Al Cowlings at a car wash during the summer after the infamous 1994 white Bronco chase. Cowlings told Riley that...
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June 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Could Jeff Van Gundy return as the Rockets' head coach?

Once a coach, always a coach. Even after nine years since the last time Jeff Van Gundy was seen roaming the sidelines as a NBA head coach, it appears the coaching bug isn’t gone. Recent reports have indicated that the nine-year broadcasting veteran is a finalist for the Houston Rockets coaching job, and may actually be the leading contender to land the job. Source says Jeff...
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May 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Jeff Van Gundy a candidate for Pelicans job

Vincent Frank It has been nearly a decade since Jeff Van Gundy roamed an NBA bench as a head coach. Since his last stint as the Houston Rockets coach back in 2006-07, Van Gundy has been calling games for ESPN/ABC. That might change this upcoming season. According to ESPN’s Marc Stein: “Jeff Van Gundy has emerged as a candidate for the New Orleans Pelicans’ head-coaching...
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May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff Van Gundy bummed Rihanna is not stalking him

Rihanna has been spotted at a number of NBA playoff games recently, many of which have been broadcast on ESPN/ABC. As a result, Jeff Van Gundy joked during the first half of Game 6 between the Oklahoma City Thunder and Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday night that Rihanna may be stalking him. Sideline reporter Lisa […]
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May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeff Van Gundy: NBA doesn't like officiating comments

NBA officiating is often in the news and part of the public discussion, especially around playoff time. Even a novice basketball fan like myself can see that the the refs are under fire in the lightest of situations. Names like Joey Crawford become as popular as Dwight Howard in April, May and June, and that’s a shame. You may have seen Crawford directly influence a playoff game...
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April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

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