The Warriors host Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals tonight.[San Jose Mercury News] Montrose Christian, the prep basketball powerhouse where Kevin Durant went, is dropping its basketball program. surprised that Marco Rubio’s wife, a former Dolphins cheerleader, is the focus of the media …powerful story from a woman who is going to be married in a few weeks and was on Amtrak train 188 and survived the crash …"We're going through 10, 11, 12 games in a row lost, 13," recalls Pierce, who missed the first 16 of those losses. " • MORE NBA: Rubio Q&A | Teams with worst summers | 30 best contracts Yet Ainge was not discouraged.Despite taking heat in Boston for his regular overhauls of the team, he felt he had accumulated enough assets to pull off a blockbuster trade.As Pierce was maturing into one of the NBA's finest all-around players (with career averages of 23.6 points, 6.5 rebounds, 3.9 assists and 1.66 steals), his supporting cast was growing progressively younger and becoming less supportive with each passing year.
Former NBA most valuable player Kevin Garnett led NBA players in their tributes to Flip Saunders, the coach, team president and part owner of the Minnesota Timberwolves, who died on Sunday.
The Cleveland, Ohio, native coached in 17 seasons in the NBA, 11 with the Timberwolves (1995-20-15) and three each with the Detroit Pistons (2005-08) and Washington Wizards (2009-12).
He never reached the NBA finals but led the Timberwolves to eight straight play-off appearances and the 2004 Conference Finals and the Pistons to the same stage in all three of his years in Detroit - he finished with a 645-594 record in the regular season and 47-51 record in the play-offs.
But you would probably never guess how he learned to trash-talk, while exuding maximum effort on the defensive end of the basketball court.
The 2007 Defensive Player of the Year and 2003 NBA MVP owes that to Beyoncé.
Lost a great person in our fraternity way to early.