NBA

OAKLAND, Calif. — At halftime Monday, with his team trailing the Golden State Warriors by 23 points on the road, LA Clippers coach Doc Rivers tried to instill confidence in his players. What did he say? “That we were going to win,” Rivers said. “Just hang in there. Just hang in there long enough. I
0 Comments
OAKLAND, Calif. — Clippers head Doc Rivers lost $2,000 dollars on the San Francisco streets Monday morning only to have a stranger give it back to him. Rivers ended his pregame news conference prior to Game 2 of the Clippers’ Western Conference quarterfinal against the Golden State Warriors by telling the story of a random
0 Comments
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Sacramento Kings hired Luke Walton as their coach on Monday, just days after the Los Angeles Lakers parted ways with him following three losing seasons. Neither the Kings nor Walton waited long following changes that came just after the regular season. Sacramento fired coach Dave Joerger on Thursday following a 39-43
0 Comments
HOUSTON — The desperate 36-footer by Donovan Mitchell sailed over the backboard in a miserable moment that epitomized the Utah Jazz‘s offensive woes in their 122-90 Game 1 loss to the Houston Rockets on Sunday. Mitchell had no choice but to toss up a prayer after receiving a pass so far from the basket just
0 Comments
2:00 PM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN The Cleveland Cavaliers will begin conducting interviews in their coaching search this week, including meetings with Miami assistant Juwan Howard and Dallas assistant Jamahl Mosley, league sources told ESPN. The Cavaliers are expected to meet with assistants on teams involved in the playoffs later, sources said. Cleveland general manager Koby
0 Comments
PHILADELPHIA — About an hour before the Philadelphia 76ers tipped off Game 1 of their first-round series against the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday, Sixers owner Josh Harris tried to project an air of triumph. Only there was plenty of cause for trepidation when examining his team. Joel Embiid, Philadelphia’s force-of-nature center, was a game-time decision
0 Comments