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Scott Brooks reacts to John Wall Cowboys jersey controversy

Washington Wizards point guard John Wall caused a bit of a stir over the weekend by wearing a Dallas Cowboys jersey to a Washington Redskins home game, and his head coach chimed in on the controversy Tuesday. Wall, a lifelong Cowboys fan, attended Dallas’ 27-24 win over the Redskins on Sunday sporting the blue and white and drew the ire of many of his local Washington fans for...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Durant on Brooks-to-Wizards theory: 'Ain’t really into theories’

Kevin Durant is happy his former coach Scott Brooks is back in the NBA with the Washington Wizards, but he isn’t buying the theory it was done to lure him in free agency. “I ain’t really into theories,” Durant told reporters Friday. “I’m focused on the Mavericks.” Kevin Durant did compliment the Brooks hire: "Happy for Scotty. Glad he's back in the NBA"pic.twitter...
Via The Sports Daily
April 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Scott Brooks named Wizards new head coach

Less than a week after firing Randy Wittman, it appears that the Washington Wizards have a replacement at head coach. Yahoo Sports NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that former Oklahoma City Thunder head coach Scott Brooks will now man the bench in D.C. Scott Brooks has agreed to deal to become the Washington coach, league source tells @TheVertical — Adrian Wojnarowski...
Via Sportsnaut
April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Wizards are favorites to hire Scott Brooks

The Washington Wizards may have found a new head coach and perhaps another bargaining chip to lure superstar Kevin Durant in free agency. According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, Washington is the front-runner to land former Oklahoma City Thunder coach Scott Brooks, who has also received interest from Houston. @ESPNSteinLine engaged? Dwight already has his flight booked to Cabo next...
Via The Sports Daily
April 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Hiring Scott Brooks could help Knicks land Durant

With the New York Knicks head coaching position arguably being more attractive than it has been in years, several high-profile candidates reportedly are interested in the job, including Tom Thibodeau, Mark Jackson, Jeff Van Gundy, Jeff Hornacek, David Blatt and Scott Brooks, among others. While all the potential candidates have their qualities — although none of them run the...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Carlesimo: Thunder made ‘terrible decision’ to fire Brooks

By Larry Brown The Oklahoma City Thunder have only had two coaches since the franchise moved cities, and now both of them have been fired. P.J. Carlesimo was the coach in Seattle and was fired after a 1-12 start in the team’s first season in Oklahoma City. One of his assistants at the time, Scott Brooks, took over on an interim basis and became the team’s head coach for the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant posts statement online about Scott Brooks firing

By Larry Brown Kevin Durant posted a note on Instagram Wednesday in which he expressed his feelings about the Oklahoma City Thunder’s firing of coach Scott Brooks. Though Durant said he supported the team’s decision to make the move, he acknowledged how difficult it is. “Today was tough for me. While I support our team’s decision 100 percent and look forward to the upcoming...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Thunder fire Scott Brooks

by Vincent Frank Coming off an injury-plagued 2014-2015 season that saw his Oklahoma City Thunder miss the playoffs altogether, it’s being reported that head coach Scott Brooks has been fired. Yahoo Sports insider Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that Thunder general manager Sam Presti met with Brooks in California on Wednesday to deliver the news to the now-former Thunder head...
Via Sportsnaut
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Thunder: Scott Brooks is finally embracing his entire roster

Reggie Jackson has been given a starting role for the struggling Thabo Sefolosha. When Oklahoma City Thunder head coach Scott Brooks started Caron Butler for the struggling Thabo Sefolosha in the second round of the playoffs against the Los Angeles Clippers, it was a first for him. That move was the first time that he changed his starting lineup for reasons other than injury since...
Via isportsweb.com
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

OKC's Brooks to coach Western Conference All-Stars

Oklahoma City's Scott Brooks has earned his second All-Star coaching assignment. Brooks clinched the Western Conference spot Wednesday night when Portland lost to Memphis, guaranteeing the Thunder (36-10) will have a better winning percentage than the Trail Blazers through Sunday. San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich is ineligible because he coached the West last year. Brooks, the...
Via Associated Press
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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