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Phil Jackson: Duke players fail to live up to expectations of NBA

New York Knicks President Phil Jackson On Monday, Charley Rose published the fourth article in a five-part ESPN series about New York Knicks president Phil Jackson, and his attempt to gut and rebuild the team. While most of the focus, and the headlines, of the article, which is based on interactions with Jackson on January 10, focus on the Knicks trading Iman Shumpert and J.R...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

The Pressure on Orlando Magic to Nail the #5 Pick

The Orlando Magic hit a home run by selecting Shaq with the first pick in the 1992 draft.                                              (Mandatory credit: Facebook.com/OrlandoMagic) Just three years into the existence of Orlando’s NBA expansion team they hit the jackpot landing Shaquille O’Neal. Yet despite additions of Penny Hardaway Jr. and an appearance...
Via The Sports Journal
June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Pressure on Orlando to Nail the #5 Pick

The Orlando Magic hit a home run by selecting Shaq with the first pick in the 1992 draft.                                              (Mandatory credit: Facebook.com/OrlandoMagic) Just three years into the existence of Orlando’s NBA expansion team they hit the jackpot landing Shaquille O’Neal. Yet despite additions of Penny Hardaway Jr. and an appearance...
Via The Sports Journal
June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Hawks reach agreement to sell NBA team for $850 million

ATLANTA (AP) The Atlanta Hawks are taking care of business during the NBA playoffs - on and off the court. While the top-seeded Hawks were playing Brooklyn in an opening-round series Wednesday night, they announced a deal to sell the team for $850 million to a group led by billionaire businessman Antony Ressler. Atlanta held off the Nets 96-91 to take a 2-0 lead. The long-term future...
Via AP on Fox
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Hawks strike $850M deal to sell team; ex-player Grant Hill an investor

  A group headed by billionaire Antony Ressler has agreed to purchase the NBA's Atlanta Hawks. The team announced the deal Wednesday night during the first half of the Hawks' playoff game against the Brooklyn Nets. The sale price was not released. But a person familiar with the deal, speaking to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the two sides did not reveal...
Via AP on Fox
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Hawks, Ressler agree on $850 million sale for NBA team

ATLANTA (AP) A group headed by billionaire Antony Ressler has agreed to purchase the NBA's Atlanta Hawks. The team announced the deal Wednesday night during the first half of the Hawks' playoff game against the Brooklyn Nets. The sale price was not released. But a person familiar with the deal, speaking to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the two sides did...
Via AP on Fox
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Your NBA Announcing Schedule for 2/9 – 2/15

Monday, February 9 Los Angeles Clippers at Dallas Mavericks (NBAtv 8:30 pm) Local Broadcast Tuesday, February 10 Houston Rockets at Phoenix Suns (TNT 8 pm) Brian Anderson, Chris Webber, Grant Hill Denver Nuggets at Los Angeles Lakers (TNT 10:30 pm) Kevin Harlan, Reggie Miller Wednesday, February 11 Miami Heat at Cleveland Cavaliers (ESPN 8 pm)  Mark Jones, Hubie Brown Houston...
Via Awful Announcing
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Your NBA Announcing Schedule for 1/20 – 1/25

Tuesday, January 20 Oklahoma City Thunder at Miami Heat (NBAtv 7:30 pm) Local Broadcast Wednesday, January 21 Oklahoma City Thunder at Washington Wizards (ESPN 8 pm) Mark Jones, Hubie Brown Houston Rockets at Golden State Warriors (ESPN 10:30 pm) Dave Pasch, Jon Barry Thursday, January 22 San Antonio Spurs at Chicago Bulls (TNT 8 pm) Marv Albert, Reggie Miller, Grant Hill Brooklyn...
Via Awful Announcing
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Hawks' Ownership Search Moving Very Slowly

The Atlanta Hawks' ownership search is moving very slowly, according to a source. The NBA removed Bruce Levenson as owner and he is now selling the Hawks. Grant Hill could be a candidate to buy the team. He was interested in buying the Los Angeles Clippers last season.
Via RealGM
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Your NBA Announcing Schedule for 11/10 – 11/16

Monday, November 10Atlanta Hawks at New York Knicks (NBAtv 7:30 pm) Local BroadcastSan Antonio Spurs at Los Angeles Clippers (NBAtv 10:30 pm) Local BroadcastTuesday, November 11Orlando Magic at Toronto Raptors (NBAtv 7 pm) Local BroadcastSan Antonio Spurs at Golden State Warriors (NBAtv 10:30 pm) Local BroadcastWednesday, November 12Indiana Pacers at Miami Heat (ESPN 7:30 pm...
Via Awful Announcing
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Your NBA Opening Week Announcing Schedule

Tuesday, October 28Dallas Mavericks at San Antonio Spurs (TNT 8 pm) Marv Albert, Grant Hill, Greg AnthonyHouston Rockets at Los Angeles Lakers (TNT 10:30 pm) Kevin Harlan, Reggie MillerWednesday, October 29   Chicago Bulls at New York Knicks (ESPN 8 pm) Mike Breen, Mark Jackson, Jeff Van GundyOklahoma City Thunder at Portland Trail Blazers (ESPN 10:30 pm) Mike Tirico, Hubie...
Via Awful Announcing
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Grant and Calvin Hill will be discussing race & the LGBT community's position in sports next week on EPIX

Talk about excellent timing -- “Personal with Bill Rhoden" debuts on EPIX next week. Grant and Calvin Hill will discuss racial relations, the LGBT community, and more of the challenges faced by pro athletes today.New York, NY (June 2, 2014) – EPIX, the premium entertainment network, announced today that the premiere of a new 30-minute special series, “Personal with Bill Rhoden...
Via Bob's Blitz
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA News: Grant Hill, Yao Ming seek purchase of Clippers

Donald Sterling has reportedly agreed to sell the Los Angeles Clippers after he was banned for life and fined $2.5 million by commissioner Adam Silver last month.  Initially, the reports were that Sterling would sue to block the forced sale of his team, but now that he has decided to comply with the wishes of the NBA, the focus for those that follow the league shifts to the ever...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Yao Ming, Grant Hill Interested In Buying Los Angeles Clippers

The list keeps getting longer for potential owners of the Los Angeles Clippers, and now it includes two very recent NBA stars. According to a report from ESPN.com, both Grant Hill and Yao Ming are interested in forming separate ownership groups to purchase the team. Hill and Yao join Justin Bieber, Magic Johnson, Rihanna, Oprah, Floyd Mayweather and former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer...
Via NESN.com
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Yao Ming, Grant Hill have interest in buying Clippers

Donald Sterling has come to terms with selling the Los Angeles Clippers, it seems like his estranged wife Shelly Sterling will deal with the selling of the team. Since TMZ’s unveiling of the Donald Sterling audio tape with V. Stiviano, several people have shown interest in buying the Clippers franchise. Magic Johnson and his partners, […] The post Yao Ming, Grant Hill have interest...
Via Champs Nation
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Despite ups and downs in Orlando, Grant Hill has some fond Magic memories

A recurring theme among many of the people honored by the Orlando Magic during the franchise's 25th anniversary is what might have happened if the team that reached the NBA Finals in 1995 stayed intact for several seasons thereafter. Then there's the subject of what might have been after that with Grant Hill. Hill, who will be recognized Tuesday night by the Magic following the first...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Grant Hill is not going to make a comeback

File this under surprise. Grant Hill is going to remain retired. “Oh, yeah, I have gotten a few calls here and there about coming back,” Hill told Sean Deveney of the Sporting News. “I won’t say who. But I, without a doubt, have no desire to come back and play. I remember someone telling me, play until the wheels have fallen off. The wheels are off. “I appreciate my role...
Via Tireball.com
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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