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10 Memorable Final Four Semifinals ☆

The Final Four moments that typically linger in the public memory come from Championship Monday, but what about the Saturday semifinals that stand above the rest? The envelope, please: 10 – STANFORD-KENTUCKY 1998 While this game might have lacked a measure of star power, it was never short on drama. Arthur Lee and Jeff Sheppard did not become prominent professionals, but they stole...
Via Run the Floor
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Rings or Money?

Shortly after this photo was taken, Ide was banned from Canada for life.A couple weeks ago, I was listening to Valenti and Foster on 97.1 out of Detroit.  Now, I know Drooler or Ace (one of the two..****, maybe both) dislike Mike Valenti because he's an enormous Michigan State slap.  But that doesn't bother me too much.  I'm used to Buckeye fans bordering the clinically...
Via The Money Shot
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Lakers so banged up Mark Madsen had to suit up for practice on Sunday

The whole “injury bug” thing gets pretty hilarious when your assistant coaches have to suit up in order to have ten healthy players to play a game of five-on-five. Seriously, at this point, all you can do is laugh. According to Dave McMenamin of ESPN Los Angeles, former Lakers player turned assistant coach Mark Madsen actually had to suit up and take part in Sunday’s practice...
Via Lakerholicz.com
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Lakers practice their defense in Shanghai

It was a pretty good move by Mike D’Antoni to run a defensive drill while his team had an audience and the cameras were rolling. The Lakers had a bunch of commitments to get through yesterday in Shanghai, but thankfully, they still managed to find some time to work on their defense. In the video below – which was posted by the NBA’s official Instagram page – the Lakers can...
Via Lakerholicz.com
October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Lakers News: Ryan Kelly aims to practice with Lakers by end of week

We may actually get to see Ryan Kelly play basketball pretty soon. According to the Los Angeles Times, Kelly is aiming to return to practice by the end of the week and has already been playing one-on-one with the Lakers’ player development coach, Mark Madsen: Kelly hopes to fully participate in practice by the end of the week and then earn a roster spot by playing in at least a...
Via Lakerholicz.com
October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Lakers see Elias Harris as a small forward; think he can become a defensive stopper

The Lakers officially signed Elias Harris earlier this month, a rookie who went undrafted in June and isn’t all that much of a big name among NBA fans. However, Harris impressed Lakers brass during the Summer League and ultimately landed a deal with the club. Lakers player development coach Mark Madsen recently sat down with Mike Trudell of Lakers.com and spoke about Harris’...
Via Lakerholicz.com
August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Throwback Team Thursday: 2004 Minnesota Timberwolves

Long before the Miami Heat created their own “Big 3” down south, Minnesota had one of their own up north. Kevin Garnett, Sam Cassell, and Latrell Sprewell led the Wolves to a 58-24 record, earning the one-seed in the Western Conference. via http://www.smscs.com Randomized study of who have been finally adjudicated Levitra Viagra Vs Levitra Viagra Vs the greater the instant...
Via Taking Bad Schotz
August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Lakers Add Mark Madsen, Larry Lewis As Player Development Coaches

The Los Angeles Lakers have hired Mark Madsen and Larry Lewis as player development coaches. "Both Mark and Larry bring a high level of credibility to our staff," Mike D’Antoni said in a statement. "Mark has endless energy and is a workaholic. He’s developed players at the college level and I think he’ll do a great job making the jump to the NBA." "...
Via RealGM
July 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Lakers hire Mark Madsen as coach

It didn't take long for the Los Angeles Lakers to promote Mark Madsen. The former Stanford player who was part of the Lakers' NBA champion teams in 2001 and '02 was hired as the team's player development coach, along with Larry Lewis. In May, Madsen was hired to coach the Los Angeles D-Fenders this season. Instead, he will help Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni, who...
Via AP on Fox
July 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Lakers hire former player Mark Madsen as coach

It didn't take long for the Los Angeles Lakers to promote Mark Madsen. The former Stanford player who was part of the Lakers' NBA champion teams in 2001 and '02 was hired as the team's player development coach, along with Larry Lewis. In May, Madsen was hired to coach the Los Angeles D-Fenders this season. Instead, he will help Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni, who...
Via AP on Fox
July 19, 2013  |  Discuss

D-Fenders' Madsen, Lewis promoted to Lakers staff

Just two months after he was hired as the Los Angeles D-Fenders head coach, Mark Madsen has already moved on to bigger things. The Lakers announced Thursday that both he and D-Fenders assistant coach Larry Lewis will leave the D-League to serve as player development coaches with the Lakers next season. "Both Mark and Larry bring a high level of credibility to our staff,"...
Via Fox Sports West
July 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Lakers To Hire Mark Madsen As Assistant Coach

The Los Angeles Lakers will hire Mark Madsen as an assistant coach. Madsen was hired as the head coach of the Los Angeles D-Fenders in mid-May, but has received the promotion to be an NBA assistant. Dan D'Antoni is the only holdover from Mike D'Antoni's staff last season.
Via RealGM
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Pat Riley does best Mark Madsen impersonation during Heat parade

The 68-year-old Pat Riley gave former Lakers/Clippers/T’Wolves forward Mark Madsen run for his money dancing on stage during the Miami Heat Championship parade on Monday afternoon. No matter how good his dancing was, Riley will never come close to topping Madsen’s speech during the 2001 Lakers parade. LeBron having to duck to avoid an overpass also happened during the parade...
Via Diehardsport
June 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Pat Riley And His Long Shorts Get Weird

This could go down in NBA history as one of the best .GIF’s ever created at a championship parade (sorry Mark Madsen).  Check out Pat Riley just getting weird while celebrating the Heat’s NBA title.  Do you, Pat. [Barstool] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
June 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Adorable reporter asks Mark Madsen to recreate championship parade dance

Via Guyism
May 16, 2013  |  Discuss

D-Fenders turn over control to new coach Mark Madsen

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. When Mark Madsen played for the Lakers from 2000-03, there was no D-League. A minor league in basketball was essentially nonexistent, at least in an official sense, and for a player like the 6-foot-9 role player, reps could be hard to come by. Some days, as a bench player on a championship team, hed get them in 3-on-3. Other days, hed be lucky enough to get in...
Via Fox Sports West
May 14, 2013  |  Discuss

D-Fenders turn over control to new coach Mark Madsen

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. When Mark Madsen played for the Lakers from 2000-03, there was no D-League. A minor league in basketball was essentially nonexistent, at least in an official sense, and for a player like the 6-foot-9 role player, reps could be hard to come by. Some days, as a bench player on a championship team, hed get them in 3-on-3. Other days, hed be lucky enough to get in...
Via Fox Sports West
May 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Mark Madsen to coach LA D-Fenders

Former pro player Mark Madsen is moving into the coaching ranks with the Los Angeles D-Fenders of the NBA's D-League. He will be the team's head coach, replacing Reggie Theus, who left to become coach at Cal State Northridge. The hiring was announced Monday. Madsen was an assistant for Stanford's men's team last season. He helped the Cardinal to four straight NCAA...
Via Fox Sports
May 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Mark Madsen to become Lakers’ D-league affiliate coach

Mark Madsen will be back in Laker land to coach their D-League affiliate team Mark Madsen, is finalizing a contract that would bring the corny, yet popular bench warmer, back to the Los Angeles Lakers. The Mad Dog, as he was nicknamed, brought a ton of energy via the bench during the Lakers glory years in the early 2000s. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, has reported that Madsen...
Via Pass The Pill
May 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Mark Madsen named head coach of D-Fenders

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. The Los Angeles D-Fenders have named Mark Madsen, a member of the 2001 and 2002 Lakers championship teams, as their new coach. Madsen, a 6-foot-9 power forward, spent nine years in the NBA, three with the Lakers and six with the Minnesota Timberwolves. He retired in 2009 and has since served as an assistant with the D-Leagues Utah Flash (now relocated to Delaware...
Via Fox Sports West
May 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Mark Madsen To Become Head Coach Of D-Fenders

Mark Madsen is finalizing a deal to become the next head coach of the Los Angeles D-Fenders of the NBA D-League, according to sources. Madsen recently completed his first season as an assistant coach at Stanford. Madsen was previously an assistant coach for the Utah Flash for the D-League for two seasons. Reggie Theus coached the D-Fenders last season and left for Cal State Northridge.
Via RealGM
May 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Larry Bird Dunking Mix

The Boston Celtics are now down 2-0 to the Knicks so I thought that I’d help lift the spirits of Celtics fans. Located in between the era of Dr. J and Air Jordan dunks is the Hick from French Lick throwing down the rock. Larry Bird dunking is kind of like the unicorn of the sports world because it was so rare that it happened. Thanks to modern technology, we’re just a YouTube...
Via Bacon Sports
April 24, 2013  |  Discuss

NBA Playoff Memories: The Good, The Bad and Mark Madsen Dancing

Ah yes, the NBA playoffs are here. Nothing accentuates a title run quite like weeks upon weeks of the most elongated playoff structure in all of sport. Pessimism aside, I reminisce fondly on the playoffs of yesteryear. A young Michael Jordan dropping 63 on the mighty Boston Celtics. It was a performance so majestic that it left Larry Legend speechless in the post-game presser. The...
Via Bacon Sports
April 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Two players, three assistant coaches ejected during Stanford-Cal scuffle

Continuing our week of both players and coaches losing their cool during college basketball games, we now have a scuffle between Stanford and Cal that resulted in five ejections. With five minutes left in the game, a battle for a loose ball quickly turned bad when players from both teams began pushing and shoving. Eventually, both benches cleared as referees and coaches tried to...
Via No Guts, No Glory
March 07, 2013  |  Discuss

ICYMI: Basketball Fight--Stanford vs. Cal

Uh...the fact that players from Stanford and California got into a brawl during their basketball game Wednesday night may or may not surprise some. The fact that some assistant coaches got involved too, makes it worse. Multiple players, 1 Cal assistant coach and 2 Stanford assistants were tossed after the brawl and the Cardinal ended up winning the game 83-70. Both schools...
Via Online Sports Guys
March 07, 2013  |  Discuss

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