Derek Fisher said his ability to overcome shortcomings in talent by understanding basketball will more than compensate for an absence of coaching experience when he takes charge at the New York Knicks.
Donald Sterling’s $2 billion payday from the sale of the Los Angeles Clippers is good and bad news for National Basketball Association owners, who won’t be permitted by players to ignore escalating franchise values in the next round of labor talks.
Steve Kerr said he might have become the coach of the New York Knicks, instead of the Golden State Warriors, if not for his non-stop travel during the National Basketball Association playoffs as a TNT network commentator.
Phil Jackson’s inability to land the coach of his choice is an “embarrassing situation” for the man granted total control over basketball operations of the New York Knicks, former Madison Square Garden President Bob Gutkowski said.
The statements attributed to Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling are even worse than what got former Cincinnati Reds owner Marge Schott banned, said former Major League Baseball Commissioner Fay Vincent.
The Golden State Warriors’ new San Francisco arena will host concerts, ice dancing and dog shows to complement basketball games when the 18,000-seat venue opens for the 2018-19 season, team President Rick Welts said today.