Deciding who plays, and when they don’t, is one of the toughest parts of coaching.
Losing a game at the final buzzer, no less than a playoff game on the road against the reigning NBA champion Miami Heat, would seem to have potential to demoralize the Indiana Pacers.
LeBron James was a unanimous pick for the All-NBA team and Kobe Bryant earned his record-tying 11th first-team selection.
The Cleveland Cavaliers are on top of the NBA draft yet again, only this time there is no LeBron James waiting to save them. There may not even be a Kyrie Irving.
What’s not to like? Being in the lottery every year.
Oklahoma City isn’t just a place where Thunder star Kevin Durant lives these days. It’s home.
Vinny Del Negro is out as coach of the Los Angeles Clippers after a season in which the team won its first division title but lost in the first round of the playoffs.
Amare Stoudemire will go into next season with $45 million left on his contract and no guarantee of a starting job.
Bryan Colangelo is still president of the Toronto Raptors, but he’s no longer the club’s general manager.
Two brothers allege that people standing near Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard assaulted them after one of the victims took a photo of the NBA Rookie of the Year.