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What the Hell Happened to...Rick Brunson?

If you watched college basketball in the 1990s, you remember him as being the 3rd best player at Temple (behind Eddie Jones and Aaron McKie).  If you didn't know better, you may not have guessed he stuck around as quite as long as he did or that he had a quick stint with the Celtics.  In this go-round for What the Hell Happened To, we remember the "Brunson Burner,"...
Via Celtics Life
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Summer School: Tony Wroten

There is no denying that the relationships between NBA players on and off-the-court has changed over the last 15 years.  In this era of AAU basketball, powerhouse sports agents, mega sneaker contracts and social media, the majority of today’s NBA stars are well connected to each other and former players.  Thus, tey have no problem texting an on-the-court rival for advice or...
Via Philadunkia
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

A 20-year review of the NBA draft's No. 15 overall pick

Fox Sports South offers a 20-year capsule review of the NBA draft (1994-2013), specifically tracking the No. 15 pick in Round 1 -- the Atlanta Hawks' top selection for Thursday's draft. 1994 Actual pick: SG Eric Piatkowski (Nebraska), L.A. Clippers (traded from Pacers) Hindsight pick: SG Aaron Mckie (Temple) BREAKDOWN: Piatkowski (career average: 7.5 points) hung around...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

A 20-year review of the NBA draft's No. 15 overall pick

Fox Sports South offers a 20-year capsule review of the NBA draft (1994-2013), specifically tracking the No. 15 pick in Round 1 -- the Atlanta Hawks' top selection for Thursday's draft. 1994 Actual pick: SG Eric Piatkowski (Nebraska), L.A. Clippers (traded from Pacers) Hindsight pick: SG Aaron Mckie (Temple) BREAKDOWN: Piatkowski (career average: 7.5 points) hung around...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

A 20-year review of the NBA draft's No. 15 overall pick

Fox Sports South offers a 20-year capsule review of the NBA draft (1994-2013), specifically tracking the No. 15 pick in Round 1 -- the Atlanta Hawks' top selection for Thursday's draft. 1994 Actual pick: SG Eric Piatkowski (Nebraska), L.A. Clippers (traded from Pacers) Hindsight pick: SG Aaron Mckie (Temple) BREAKDOWN: Piatkowski (career average: 7.5 points) hung around...
Via Fox Sports South
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Laker Fans: Embrace the tank

The last time the Lakers had (and kept) their first round draft pick, the draft took place the day before the first iPhone was released. On June 28, 2007, the Portland Trail Blazers infamously took talented big-man Greg Oden over some scrawny kid out of Texas named Kevin Durant. Al Horford, Mike Conley, and Joakim Noah also went in the top 10 of that draft, and current Laker Nick...
Via Lakerholicz.com
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Sixers' Brown dismisses assistant coaches

In his first big move as 76ers coach Brett Brown will not retain the team's assistant coaches. He informed Michael Curry Aaron McKie and Jeff Capel Thursday night they would not be a part of his staff. All three were holdovers from Doug Collins' staff and are under contract for one more year. It is unclear if they'll remain with the Sixers in another capacity. Curry...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 17, 2013  |  Discuss

76ers Fire Three Assistant Coaches

New Philadelphia 76ers head coach Brett Brown has fired incumbent assistant coaches Michael Curry, Aaron McKie and Jeff Capel.  All three assistants had one year remaining on their contracts with the 76ers. “The decision takes nothing away from the talent and loyalty of Michael Curry, Aaron McKie and Jeff Capel, but is more about making a fresh start here in Philadelphia,...
Via Sports Blog Talk
August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Brett Brown To Hire Own Staff With Sixers

The Philadephia 76ers parted ways with Michael Curry, Aaron McKie and Jeff Capel on Friday as Brett Brown will get to start fresh with a new staff. "I'm doing that for obvious reasons," said Brown, who was hired Monday. "I want to hire my own staff and have a clean start going in that direction. ... I feel like it's important that I come in with my own staff...
Via RealGM
August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Obituary: Sixers Mascot Hip Hop Is Dead

HIP HOP (1996-2011), age 15, beloved by by his assistant Lil Hip Hop and his helpers the Hare Raisers. Loving mascot over the years for Allen Iverson, Eric Snow, Matt Geiger, Aaron McKie, Larry Hughes, Coach Larry Brown, Eric Montross, Clarence Weatherspoon, Tyrone Hill, Kyle Korver, Chris Webber, Samuel Dalembert, Kevin Ollie, Shavlik Randolph, Willie Green, Andre Igoudala, Louis...
Via Crossover Chronicles
November 22, 2011  |  Discuss
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