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Cleveland Cavaliers Hire David Blatt as New Head Coach

The Cleveland Cavaliers have finally found their new head coach. The team hired European coaching legend David Blatt, according to the Cleveland Plain Dealer. #Cavs have reached agreement with David Blatt to be their next coach source tells The Plain Dealer — M.S. Boyer/J. Valade (@PDcavsinsider) June 20, 2014 Blatt has spent the last 33 years coaching overseas and comes to the...
Via Standing O Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers Hire David Blatt as Head Coach

Just last week David Blatt resigned as coach of Maccabi Tel Aviv and today he reaches an agreement to become the 20th head coach in Cavaliers history replacing Mike Brown. This is the first NBA job for the much touted Blatt, who played for Pete Carril at Princeton which was followed by 33 years of playing and coaching in Europe. Blatt is also the first European head coach to become...
Via Overtime
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs Hire David Blatt

The Cleveland Cavaliers and David Blatt have agreed to a deal to make him their next head coach according to the Cleveland Plain Dealer.  #Cavs have reached agreement with David Blatt to be their next coach source tells The Plain Dealer — M.S. Boyer/J. Valade (@PDcavsinsider) June 20, 2014 Blatt is a Eroleague legend as a coach, and comes to the NBA from Maccabi Tel Aviv.  Blatt played...
Via Thacover2
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs Hire David Blatt

The Cleveland Cavaliers and David Blatt have agreed to a deal to make him their next head coach according to the Cleveland Plain Dealer.  #Cavs have reached agreement with David Blatt to be their next coach source tells The Plain Dealer — M.S. Boyer/J. Valade (@PDcavsinsider) June 20, 2014 Adrian Wojnarowski confirmed the deal is for 4-years, $20 million. David Blatt has agreed...
Via BlackSportsOnline
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavaliers hire David Blatt as head coach

David Blatt, who just resigned as coach of Maccabi Tel Aviv last week, has reached an agreement to become the 20th head coach of the Cavaliers, replacing Mike Brown who was fired on May 12, an NBA source told The Plain Dealer on Friday. This will be the first NBA job for the well-respected Blatt, an American who played for Pete Carril at Princeton and has played and coached in Europe...
Via Pro Sports Daily
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs offer head coaching position to David Blatt

TweetPer multiple reports, longtime European coach David Blatt has been offered the Cleveland Cavaliers head coaching position. ESPN is reporting that the Blatt and the Cavs are negotiating contract terms. Blatt has successfully coached in Europe for 20 years and won the Euroleague championship with Maccabi Tel Aviv last season. The Cavs coaching position opened up after the team...
Via Los That Sports Blog
23 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 15 American looks to badger No. 2 Wisconsin in Milwaukee

Send to KindleAmerican (20-12, 13-5) held Boston University to 16-of-52 shooting, including just 1-of-17 from three – on BU’s home floor – to win the Patriot League championship, 55-36 while securing the school’s third conference tournament championship in seven years. No. 15 American, who secured the automatic bid on March 12, will now face No. 2 Wisconsin (26-7, 12-6) out...
Via College Chalktalk
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

New coach has American off to 8-0 start in Patriot

As of Tuesday morning, Mike Brennan had an 8-0 conference record in his debut season as head coach at American University. He also had some fresh advice from mentor and basketball legend Pete Carril, who had sketched a plan for beating the press on the back of a box score - a piece of paper that could probably net a hefty price at a Sotheby's auction in about 30 years. But...
Via AP on Fox
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Knicks Drop Glen Grunwald as President, General Manager, Promote Steve Mills

Glen Grunwald‘s pock-marked tenure as head of the New York Knicks’ basketball operations unit is over. The former president and general manager was moved into an advisory role and Steve Mills shifted duties within the organization on Thursday, releasing Grunwald from the thankless task of having to operate under Madison Square Garden boss James Dolan. “I am pleased to welcome...
Via NESN.com
September 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Late UTEP coach Haskins honored

Naismith Hall of Famer Don Haskins, who led Texas Western to one of the most memorable NCAA championships, women's basketball pioneer Theresa Grentz and former Iowa and USC coach George Raveling have been selected as the 2013 recipients of the Lapchick Character Award, The winners of the sixth annual awards were announced Monday. The award is named after the Hall of Fame coach...
Via Fox Sports
August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Late UTEP coach Haskins among Lapchick winners

Naismith Hall of Famer Don Haskins, who led Texas Western to one of the most memorable NCAA championships, women's basketball pioneer Theresa Grentz and former Iowa and USC coach George Raveling have been selected as the 2013 recipients of the Lapchick Character Award, The winners of the sixth annual awards were announced Monday. The award is named after the Hall of Fame coach...
Via Fox Sports
August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

American hires G'town asst as men's hoops coach

American University hired former Georgetown assistant Mike Brennan as its men's basketball coach on Tuesday. The 17th head coach in the program's history, Brennan replaced Jeff Jones, who left for the same position at Old Dominion earlier this month after 13 seasons with the Eagles. A four-year starter at Princeton under Pete Carril, Brennan spent 13 years as an assistant...
Via Fox Sports
April 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Mid-Major Cinderella Watch

We are less than two month away from the start of March Madness, so it’s time to see which Cinderella stories could emerge.  The mid-major conference tournaments are the source much of the early holiday season drama, as only the tourney champion will be able to put on their dancing shoes.  While almost all mid-major NCAA teams have the chance to play Cinderella come Christmas...
Via Sports Blog Net
February 07, 2013  |  Discuss

The Princeton Defense? New Look Lakers Off to a Slow Start

Jayne Kamin-Oncea-US PRESSWIREWith many Laker fans in panic mode, questions are flying about what is going on with this newly assembled super team. Where can we point a finger? The lack luster defense? Mike Browns coaching? How about Dwight Howards free throw shooting? I got it – let’s blame this Princeton offense…It seems like regardless whether or not you are a Laker fan...
Via Laker Nation
November 02, 2012  |  Discuss

The Nightmare Offense?

With former 76ers head coach Eddie Jordan set to join the purple and gold as an assistant coach in the upcoming season, the new-look Lakers will have a new face on offense as well. Some call it "the backdoor offense". But it's more popular name is "the Princeton offense".What is the Princeton offense exactly?It's an offensive system that was refined by...
Via Purple and Gold Blog
September 06, 2012  |  Discuss

4 Hall of Fame coaches honored with Lapchick Award

Four members of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame have been selected as the 2012 recipients of the Lapchick Character Award. Cathy Rush. C.M. Newton, Morgan Wootten and the late Pete Newell were announced Monday as the coaches to be honored this year with the award named after the Hall of Fame coach and that is presented by a group that includes Joe Lapchick biographer...
Via AP on Fox
August 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Raftery celebrates 30 years with NCAAs

Leave it to Bill Raftery to live to his own cliche. If you can't beat them, talk about them. When Raftery left the coaching profession he didn't disappear from college basketball. For 30 years, the former Seton Hall coach has been analyzing games, creating catchphrases and generally living the life of an ambassador. ''I always say if you don't like Bill Raftery...
Via AP on Fox
March 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Its Time to Rethink the NCAA Selection Committee

This is the first year in recollection that no one has had much to say about which programs were unfairly snubbed in the NCAA’s selection process. I believe that it is concrete proof that there is an incredible amount of parity in college basketball these days.  I believe it is the result of how the one-and-done is adversely affecting the power programs, while the mid-majors hold...
Via SCACC Hoops
March 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Updated Mid-Major Cinderella Watch

Even though, it is not quite March yet, conference tournaments begin tomorrow so it is time for me to update my annual list of potential small conference Cinderella storylines.  The mid-major conference tournaments are the source much of the early holiday season drama, as only the tourney champion will be able to put on their dancing shoes.  While almost all mid-major NCAA teams...
Via Sports Blog Net
February 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Mid-Major Cinderella Watch

We are less than two month away from the start of March Madness, so it’s time to see which Cinderella stories could emerge.  The mid-major conference tournaments are the source much of the early holiday season drama, as only the tourney champion will be able to put on their dancing shoes.  While almost all mid-major NCAA teams have the chance to play Cinderella come Christmas...
Via Sports Blog Net
January 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Carril, Phelan, Ryan receive Lapchick Awards

Former college coaches Pete Carril, Jim Phelan and Debbie Ryan have received the Lapchick Character Award.
Via ESPN
November 17, 2011  |  Discuss

Carril, Phelan, Ryan receive Lapchick Awards

NEW YORK (AP ) -- Former college coaches Pete Carril, Jim Phelan and Debbie Ryan have received the Lapchick Character Award.
Via ESPN
November 17, 2011  |  Discuss

Carril, Phelan, Ryan receive Lapchick Awards

NEW YORK (AP ) - Former college coaches Pete Carril, Jim Phelan and Debbie Ryan have received the Lapchick Character Award. Each spent at least 29 years at one school and they combined to win more than 2,000 games while overseeing programs considered as strong academically as they were successful on the court. The awards on Thursday were presented by a group that recognizes those...
Via AP on Fox
November 17, 2011  |  Discuss

Chasing the ghost of Pete Carril

Princeton coach Pete Carril leaves the court after upsetting UCLA, 43-41, in the first round of the NCAA Southeast tournament in Indianapolis on Thursday, March 14, 1996. (AP Photo/Tom Strattman)   The legacy of the Pete Carril permeates Jadwin Gymnasium. A banner hangs in the rafters noting his accomplishments: 13 Ivy League titles, 1975 NIT Champions, 11 NCAA Tournaments, 1997...
Via College Hoops Journal
November 13, 2011  |  Discuss
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