According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports, the Sacramento Kings have fired head coach Mike Malone. The decision was apparently made after the team dropped a five-point decision to the lowly Detroit Pistons at home on Saturday night.
Wojnarowski’s report goes on to tell us a story of an ownership group in Sacramento that failed to create cohesion between the coaching staff...
In celebrating the 30th anniversary of Michael Jordan’s NBA debut and the Chicago Bulls season opener, we present fifteen crazy stats from the past 30 years. If you’re looking to win some free drinks at a bar or want to seem like the Bulls biggest fan, these stats might just do the trick.
*Note – All of the information and stats are from Michael Jordan’s debut through last...
That's my feeling about the Cleveland Cavaliers' hiring of David Blatt as coach. Why not?
The man has won overseas -- a lot. He is clearly well-respected by his players, both near and far. He possesses a system that stresses ball movement, lots of touches for the right people, a fun style of play that should excite both players and fans.
So why not?
What else were the Cavs...
The Cavaliers have reached an agreement with David Blatt to become the 20th head coach in franchise history, sources close to the discussions told FOX Sports Ohio on Friday.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer first reported the sides had reached a deal.
Blatt, 55, has been coaching Maccabi Tel Aviv in Israel since 2010. He has spent his entire career playing and coaching overseas. Blatt...
Minnesota Timberwolves: Vinny Del Negro, Really?
By Jennifer Fazioli: Lead Writer/Hoopstuff…
Reports out of Minnesota have former Clippers and Bulls coach Vinny Del Negro as a front runner for the Timberwolves head coaching vacancy. After losing out on Minnesota native Dave Joerger, who was persuaded to return to the Memphis Grizzlies with a contract extension and raise, the Wolves...
There were reports that said the Timberwolves were interested in hiring Vinny Del Negro as their head coach, but Jon Krawczynski, an NBA writer for the AP based in Minneapolis has come out and said that those rumors are false. Via Krawczynski on twitter:
Told definitively that there are “no legs” to the reports linking Wolves and Vinny Del Negro
The Timberwolves did interview...
The Minnesota Timberwolves are leaning towards signing Vinny Del Negro as their new head coach, according to Marc Stein from ESPN: “Coaching sources say Del Negro quietly interviewed w/Wolves last week before Dave Joerger talks collapsed. VDN also in mix for Cavs job.” Del Negro has a commendable career coaching...
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(Ed’s Note: Phillip Barnett has been down with the team since the ETSF/TalkHoops days of 2008. As is life, sometimes it takes a personal challenge to muster up words consistently. The self-proclaimed “I’m So Hideous(s)” is taking a new journey in putting up 300 words a day on the many questions, concerns and thoughts that happen […]
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When Dave Jorgeson spurned the Minnesota Timberwolves to return back to the Memphis Grizzlies, the T-Wolves were back at square one in their head coaching search. Or were they? According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, former Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Clippers head coach Vinny Del Negro has emerged as a “serious candidate” for the Timberwolves […]
The Minnesota Timberwolves head coaching search continues. Marc Stein of ESPN reports that Vinny Del Negro has emerged as a candidate for the job. Former Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Clippers coach, Del Negro last coached in the NBA in the 2013 season. Sources from ESPN also believe that Vinny will be considered for the Cleveland Cavaliers job as well. Stein reports that he has...
Vinny Del Negro has emerged as a serious candidate for the Minnesota Timberwolves head coaching vacancy.
The Wolves are searching for a replacement for Rick Adelman.
Del Negro most recently was head coach of the Los Angeles Clippers.
Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports reports that Del Negro's candidacy is more about developing Ricky Rubio than selling Kevin Love.
The Cavaliers will interview several candidates within the next week or so for their head-coaching vacancy, according to several reports.
FOX Sports1 NBA Insider and Yahoo Sports columnist Adrian Wojnarowski reported the Cavs will interview Los Angeles Clippers assistant Tyronn Lue later this week.
The Cavs will also interview Clippers assistant Alvin Gentry, Chicago Bulls assistant...
The Cleveland Cavaliers are expected to interview Vinny Del Negro for their head coaching vacancy.
Del Negro has previously been a head coach with the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Clippers. The Clippers parted ways with Del Negro last season after their first round exit.
The Cleveland Cavaliers fired Mike Brown on Monday and will likely consider among Alvin Gentry, Vinny Del Negro, Fred Hoiberg, Steve Kerr, Mark Jackson and others for the opening.
Mike D'Antoni has been omitted as a potential candidate.
Playing experience will not be a prerequisite for the job, according to a source.
DeAndre Jordan leads in the NBA in rebounding, ranks fourth in blocks and is also first in shooting percentage.
Jordan has played at a consistently higher level under Doc Rivers than he did for Vinny Del Negro.
Rivers believes a comparison of Jordan to Bill Russell is within reason.
“I don’t know why,” Rivers said. “Why can’t you want to be the best? I don’t see why it’s...
February 11, 2014
In honor of Black Monday in the NFL, Sports-Kings wanted to make sure that NBA coaches didn’t think they could just fly under the radar.
I present to you the five coaches that should be fired IMMEDIATELY!
Credit: Associated Press
Mike shouldn’t have been hired in the first place. It appeared at the time that Jim Buss hired D’Antoni and not Phil Jackson because...