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Report: Mike D’Antoni the front-runner for Rockets’ coaching vacancy

Former Suns, Knicks and Lakers coach Mike D’Antoni is reportedly the front-runner for the Houston Rockets’ coaching position, according to the Houston Chronicle‘s Jonathan Feigen. Houston has interviewed D’Antoni, former Cleveland Cavaliers coach David Blatt, former Phoenix Suns coach Jeff Hornacek, Los Angeles Clippers assistant coach Sam Cassell, Charlotte Hornets assistant...
Via The Sports Daily
May 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Mike D’Antoni gets second interview with Rockets

Mike D’Antoni appears to be in serious consideration for the Houston Rockets’ head coaching job. D’Antoni was asked to conduct a second interview with the Rockets after impressing in his first, per ESPN’s Calvin Watkins and Marc Stein. The second interview reportedly will be with team owner Les Alexander. The Rockets have interviewed multiple candidates for the job. They...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Mike D’Antoni to interview for Rockets head coaching job

On the same day that interim head coach J.B. Bickerstaff withdrew his name from consideration for the Houston Rockets' full-time job, a report is surfacing indicating that veteran coach Mike D’Antoni will interview for the position: ESPN sources say Sixers associate head coach Mike D'Antoni is interviewing for the Houston Rockets' coaching job this week — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine...
Via Sportsnaut
May 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Julius Randle fined $15K for ‘obscene gesture’

The NBA was clearly none too amused by Julius Randle’s recent tribute to Sam Cassell. The Lakers forward was slapped with a $15,000 fine on Friday for making an “obscene gesture” after hitting the game-winner in Wednesday night’s overtime victory over the Miami Heat, per Kevin Ding of Bleacher Report. Lakers' Julius Randle fined $15,000 by the NBA for his celebratory dance...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 01, 2016  |  Discuss

11 potential 2016 NBA head coaching candidates

Simply looking at how teams are performing around the NBA this season, it seems that there are going to be more head coaching vacancies following the regular season than we have seen throughout the past several years.It might be pure conjecture here, but it wouldn't be a surprise to see the likes of the Brooklyn Nets, Cleveland Cavaliers, Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Clippers, Memphis...
Via Yardbarker
January 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Pierce on choosing LA: “it was more Sam Cassell than anybody”

Gotta love the Truth. Listen to his response when a member of the Clippers’ media asks him if Doc was the main reason he chose to play in LA. Pierce also says “this is probably the last ride of my career. I think this is where I’m going to end it.” He also uses the word “championship” at least three times. It’s pretty clear he’d love to win another ring before he...
Via Red's Army
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Flip Saunders believes Sam Cassell’s ‘Big Balls Dance’ in 2004 cost T’Wolves a title

A long time ago, in an era separated from this time by tons and tons of losses, Flip Saunders served in his first run as head coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves. Saunders obviously again is the T’Wolves coach — as well as President of Basketball Operations — and in light of recent events, hearkened back...Read More The post Flip Saunders believes Sam Cassell’s ‘Big Balls...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Summertime Sadness: Sam Cassell leaves Wizards, bolts for L.A.

According to a report released last weekend, Sam Cassell has reached an agreement to join Doc Rivers’ coaching staff with the Los Angeles Clippers. This will end Cassell’s five-year tenure with the Wizards and he’ll certainly be missed within the organization. Sam has seen his share of franchise peaks and valleys since originally arriving in […] The post Summertime Sadness...
Via Hoop District
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Sam Cassell Leaving Wizards To Join Clippers' Coaching Staff

Sam Cassell will leave the Washington Wizards to take an assistant coaching position with the Los Angeles Clippers. Cassell became an assistant with the Wizards in 2009. A reunion with Rivers has been rumored for several weeks, with the Clippers losing assistants Tyronn Lue (to Cleveland) and Alvin Gentry (to Golden State) this offseason. Cassell will receive a significant pay raise...
Via RealGM
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Wizards Asst. Coach Sam Cassell Could Be Headed to Clippers

Just a week after Sam Cassell played an instrumental role in convincing Paul Pierce to join the Washington Wizards, the assistant coach may be on his way to the Los Angeles Clippers, according to Yahoo Sports. Clippers working on arrangement w/ Wizards to hire Sam Cassell for Doc Rivers' coaching staff, but no deal in place yet, sources tell Yahoo. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA...
Via KCM Sports
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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