Report: Sacramento Kings Lastest Candidates For Head Coaching Position

Shockingly the Kings fired former Head Coach Mike Malone last night for reasons Malone didn’t meet win-loss expectations of ownership. Assistant Coach Tyrone Corbin has been sworn in as interim head coach for the time being, however, the ownership are leaning towards pursuing George Carl or Vinny Del Negro. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports reports via Twitter: Natural candidate...
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December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Sacramento Kings fire head coach Mike Malone

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...
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December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Crazy Stats From Chicago Bulls Season Openers

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...
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October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Amico Report: For Cavs, Blatt is where it's at

Why not? 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...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Sources: David Blatt reaches deal to become Cavs' head coach

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...
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June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves: Vinny Del Negro, Really?

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...
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May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Vinny Del Negro Is Unlikely To Coach The Timberwolves

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...
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May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Vinny Del Negro Has Timberwolves Attention

Photo courtesy of  Wikimediacommons Vinny Del Negro is turning out to be a serious candidate to fill the vacancy as head coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves. Why is Del Negro getting looks? Is there hidden game tape i have yet to view? One would be hard pressed to think his recent courtship’s are a result of his lack luster career as a head coach. To be fair to Del Negro he doesn’t...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Top NBA Coaching Candidates

(photo credit: iccsports via photopin cc)                                                                                                                                                Last year around this time, there were a record-breaking thirteen NBA coaching vacancies.  NBA teams are often mismanaged,...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Wolves Strongly Considering Vinny Del Negro

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... The post Wolves Strongly Considering Vinny Del Negro appeared...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

The 300: Vinny Del Negro Could Re-Enter Our NBA Lives Soon

(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 […] The post The 300: Vinny Del Negro Could...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Vinny Del Negro a 'serious candidate' for Wolves job

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 […]
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Timberwolves Rumors: Vinny Del Negro emerges as head coach candidate

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...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Vinny Del Negro Serious Candidate For T’Wolves Job

Marc Stein is reporting that Vinny Del Negro has emerged as a serious candidate for the Minnesota Timberwolves head coaching job. Coaching sources say Del Negro quietly interviewed w/Wolves last week before Dave Joerger talks collapsed. VDN also in mix for Cavs job — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) May 29, 2014 The Wolves are searching for a replacement for Rick Adelman.
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Vinny Del Negro Emerges As Serious Candidate For Wolves

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.
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Reports: Cavs line up coaching interviews

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...
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May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Cavaliers Expected To Interview Vinny Del Negro

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.
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Cavaliers Not Considering Mike D'Antoni For Head Coach Opening

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.
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May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Rivers 'Genuinely Sees Traits Of Russell' In DeAndre Jordan

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...
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February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls defense still living up to lofty standards

Under Tom Thibodeau, the Chicago Bulls play tough, hard-nosed defense. It’s what they do. Just like under Scott Skiles. As for the Vinny Del Negro years in between, well not so much. Anyway, this Chicago Bulls team, despite their awful 13-18 record, is still pretty exceptional on D. They’re second in the league in points per game allowed. Team defense is not the main issue to...
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January 04, 2014  |  Discuss


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! Mike D’Antoni: 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...
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December 30, 2013  |  Discuss
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