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Former Bulls teammate Toni Kukoc endorses TNT’s Steve Kerr for Knicks Coach

With the vultures circling Madison Square Garden and looking down at the fate of New York Knicks coach Mike Woodson, one name which keeps popping up as a potential replacement is TNT’s Steve Kerr. In March, Kerr’s name was mentioned after Phil Jackson was hired as team president. Kerr played down the rumors, but did not necessarily deny them. Now a former teammate has given his...
Via Awful Announcing
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Turn On The Knicks Throwback Thursday – NBA Minutes Leaders

If you feel like Carmelo Anthony has barely left the court this season, you’re not alone. Melo’s 38.8 minutes per game lead the league, and given New York’s playoff situation, things aren’t going to get any easier on him over the next six games. Still, he probably wishes that he could be on the floor as much as Anthony Mason was back in 1996. Mason was the last member of...
Via Turn On The Knicks
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Be Wary Chicago, Nikola Mirotic May Have Trouble Adjusting to NBA

Chicago Bulls Basketball – The time seems to finally be upon us Chicago Bulls fans; Nikola Mirotic looks to be making his jump to the NBA next season. After three years overseas playing for Real Madrid, all signs point to the 23-year-old forward joining the 2014-15 Bulls roster. Mirotic has been a dominant force in Europe to this point. With a league MVP already under his belt...
Via Sports Mockery
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Phil Jackson Win Without Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan?

Getty Images What happens when you look on the floor and you see Kobe Bryant, Shaquille Oneal, Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen. As a coach you are thinking you have the best job in the NBA. Those players will easily get you a few rings and recognition as one of the greatest coaches of all time. But if you were to throw in names like Dennis Rodman, Toni Kukoc, Pau Gasol, Andrew...
Via TopSportsReport
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Rising Stars Challenge, Another Success

(Courtesy of AP/espn.go) NBA All Star Weekend is here, and it is back in fashion, with the 63rd annual NBA All Star Weekend taking place in New Orleans. The Rookie Challenge is the first and one of the highlighted events in the weekend, The Rookie Challenge game was established in 1994, way back when, that game featured players such as PJ Brown, Chris Webber, Toni Kukoc and Rookie...
Via Pass The Pill
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Lots of Random Sports Stats on Stats on Stats

With the NFL, NBA, college bowl season, and college hoops in full swing, it is difficult to focus in one particular sport for stats. So this week, I’m throwing it all together and seeing what comes out. I would imagine it is the same method used to make hot dogs. 1. Mark “The Eraser” Eaton formerly of the Utah Jazz holds the record for most blocks in a season, swatting away...
Via Bacon Sports
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Rose hits game-winner in Bulls' 82-81 win over Knicks

With Steve Kerr calling the game courtside for TNT and Toni Kukoc stopping by the United Center to join dynasty-era regulars Scottie Pippen, Randy Brown, Stacey King, Bill Wennington and John Paxson, the roar surely sounded familiar. As soon as public address announcer Tommy Edwards began his familiar call of “From Chicago...", the joint erupted as it did so often when Michael...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Check Out Steve Kerr’s Story About Toni Kukoc’s Pregame Ritual – It’s Awesome

On NBA TV’s “Open Court” show, the panelists often give us a little glimpse into the lives and thoughts of what NBA players go through. It’s a great show that connects the fans with the inside information of the game we typically wouldn’t find out. Former Chicago Bulls sharpshooter and five-time champion Steve Kerr has seen a lot of awesome and weird things during his career...
Via Unathletic
October 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Toni Kukoc had an interesting pregame meal

NBATV's Open Court has provided some nice little nuggets from life in the NBA. The show is a panel of former NBA players (in the Turner family) discussing NBA issues and telling stories from their playing days. It is an absolute treat for NBA fans. Why? Because you get stories like this one from Steve Kerr. Kerr talked about having a pregame meal with Toni Kukoc. The result...
Via Bloguin Best
October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Toni Kukoc had an interesting pregame meal

NBATV's Open Court has provided some nice little nuggets from life in the NBA. The show is a panel of former NBA players (in the Turner family) discussing NBA issues and telling stories from their playing days. It is an absolute treat for NBA fans. Why? Because you get stories like this one from Steve Kerr. Kerr talked about having a pregame meal with Toni Kukoc. The...
Via Crossover Chronicles
October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Toni Kukoc used to eat massive meals before games

Every player in the NBA has their own pregame ritual. But the pregame ritual that former Chicago Bulls great Toni Kukoc employed will blow your mind, and possibly your stomach. From NBA TV's Steve Kerr: But I'll tell you a quick story about Toni Kukoc, when he came over to the NBA. First game of the season, I asked him if he wanted to go grab a bite to eat. It&...
Via Bush League Chronicle
October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Steve Kerr’s Toni Kukoc Story Is Reason #4,587 Why “Open Court” Is The Best

Two years ago, while the NBA was neck-deep in a lockout, NBA TV launched the fantastic roundtable discussion show Open Court, an hour-long retrospective that covered all things NBA — and from the varied perspectives of the diverse roster of on-air talent spread across the Turner family. As TNT’s resident white guy (as we all know, Brent Barry and Ernie Johnson are honorary brothers...
Via Next Impulse Sports
October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Former NBA player Steve Kerr reveals what his teammate Toni Kukoc ate before games

Steve Kerr and Toni Kukoc would be mostly known for being an integral part of the Michael Jordan-led Chicago Bulls.  They became players that Jordan trusted to knock down a […]
Via 5TH QUARTER MAGAZINE
October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Steve Kerr tells epic Toni Kukoc dinner story on NBA TV’s “Open Court”

In terms of epic Toni Kukoc stories, this one told by former teammate Steve Kerr on the NBA TV show “Open Court” has to rank among the very best. Open Court was doing a special fan edition that allowed Twitter users to submit their questions and this was Steve’s response to a topic about pregame meals: *** Toni Kukoc image courtesy of Getty Images
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Steve Kerr dishes on Toni Kukoc's huge pregame meal

On NBA TV's "Open Court" show, the panelists often give us a little glimpse into the lives and thoughts of what NBA players go through. The show connects the fans with the inside information of the game we typically didn't know. Or in this case, didn't want to find out. Former Chicago Bulls guard and five-time champion Steve Kerr has seen a lot of awesome...
Via The Other Paper
October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Boston College Signs a Swedish Power Forward

I guess it’s never too late to go get more players.  According to BC Interrupted, the Eagles landed Swedish power forward Billy Magarity Jr. He becomes the third member of Steve Donahue’s 2013 class. The other two are Darryl Hicks and Garland Owens. Listed at 210 centimeters (that’s 6-11 for us ‘Mericans),  he’s the 23rd rated international player. There’s not a...
Via SCACC Hoops
June 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Profiling the NBA Draft: Sergey Karasev

Leading up to the 2013 NBA Draft on June 27, Nick Mancini will be profiling the top 20 players available. The Cleveland Cavaliers currently own pick Nos. 1, 19, 31 and 33. Follow Nick on Twitter @nickmance.   No. 18. Sergey Karasev – Europe 6’-7”, SF 2013 stats (Triumph Moscow) – 16 ppg, 3 rpg, 2.4 apg For the first time in a few drafts, there could be...
Via Stepien Rules
June 10, 2013  |  Discuss

NBA Draft News: Russian Sergey Karasev not holding workouts for NBA teams

Yesterday ESPN’s Chad Ford released his NBA Mock Draft 4.0. In it, he had the Cleveland Cavaliers drafting Nerlens Noel with the #1 overall pick. For the Cavaliers’ 2nd first-round pick at #19 overall, he had the Cavaliers looking to Russia for their pick, in the form of the 19 year old international sensation Sergey Karasev, writing: If the Cavs grab Noel at No. 1, look for...
Via Waiting For Next Year
June 05, 2013  |  Discuss
SPECIAL GIFT

MJ and wife get huge wedding card

Michael Jordan has made the Upper Deck trading card company lots and lots of money over the past 30 years, so the company decided to repay him and his new wife Yvette Prieto with a very impressive wedding gift. Jordan and Prieto’s wedding present came in the form of a giant trading card bearing their likeness as well as the autographs and well-wishes of 16 notable sports figures...
Via NESN.com
May 01, 2013  |  1 Comment

Michael Jordan Marries Yvette Prieto

Michael Jordan married Yvette Prieto over the weekend in a lavish ceremony in Palm Beach, Florida near his home. MJ wed in front of 500 of his closest friends and family at Bethesda-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church and then joined 1,500 more guests for the ceremony. Scottie Pippen, Toni Kukoc, Patrick Ewing, Spike Lee, Tiger Woods and more were all on hand and joined Jordan & Prieto...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
April 29, 2013  |  Discuss
PARTY ON

Michael Jordan throws massive wedding bash

Michael Jordan took the walk down the aisle for the second time in his life. Yes, his Airness married model Yvette Prieto Saturday in a super private, super exclusive wedding in Palm Beach. Earlier Saturday, we told you the wedding was expected to have 2,000 guests. Shiny Sheet tweeted that guests included ex-NBA players Scottie Pippen and Patrick Ewing, as well as film maker Spike...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 27, 2013  |  178 Comments

Wolves Tuesday: Kirelinko questionable

MINNEAPOLIS After straining his right quad at the end of the second quarter of Monday's loss to Portland, Timberwolves small forward Andrei Kirilenko is questionable for Wednesday's game against the Spurs. If he were to miss the game, it would be just his fifth missed game this season; he sat for four in late November and early December with back spasms. In other Kirilenko...
Via Fox Sports North
February 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Wolves Tuesday: Kirelinko questionable

MINNEAPOLIS After straining his right quad at the end of the second quarter of Monday's loss to Portland, Timberwolves small forward Andrei Kirilenko is questionable for Wednesday's game against the Spurs. If he were to miss the game, it would be just his fifth missed game this season; he sat for four in late November and early December with back spasms. In other Kirilenko...
Via Fox Sports North
February 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Sweet retro stuff I’d buy on eBay if I only had $68

For some of us in 2013, disposable income is a figment of imagination. It’s not real – it’s only something we can dream about. We live our lives paycheck-to-paycheck, and see our earnings instantaneously sucked into payments on rent, car, cable, electricity, etc. After all, it’s hard to play RBI Baseball on a Nintendo NES without power. But imagine, if you will, that you...
Via Bacon Sports
January 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Missner's Manifesto: Point Guard? We Don't Need No Stinking Point Guard

In many ways, the core of my basketball knowledge came from my first writing experience dealing with basketball. From 2004 to 2007, I was the “hometown correspondent” for ESPN Fantasy Basketball for the Milwaukee Bucks. I watched 75+ Bucks games and enjoyed it, even though we didn’t yet have access to DVR technology. I don’t know how I managed. The Bucks were (as they have...
Via Hoops Manifesto
January 07, 2013  |  Discuss

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