The San Antonio Spurs ended the Miami Heat’s two-year reign as National Basketball Association champions by winning their fifth title in the past 16 seasons, and did it in record-setting fashion.
Quin Snyder was hired as coach of the National Basketball Association’s Utah Jazz after one season as an assistant coach with the Atlanta Hawks.
The two-time champion Miami Heat lost LeBron James to leg cramps and fell to the host San Antonio Spurs in the opener of the NBA Finals as a broken air conditioning system sent court temperatures soaring.
The Cleveland Cavaliers won the National Basketball Association’s draft lottery and the right to pick No. 1 in the NBA draft for the third time in the past four years.
Andrei Kirilenko, the National Basketball Association player known as AK-47, is defying Russian antipathy toward U.S. brands by opening the country’s first Hooters restaurant.
Utah Jazz coach Jerry Sloan will resign in the middle of his 23rd season with the team, KSL Radio in Salt Lake reported without citing any sources.
Utah Jazz coach Jerry Sloan , saying he no longer has enough energy for the job, resigned in his 23rd season with the National Basketball Association team and was replaced by Tyrone Corbin .
Jerry Sloan of the Utah Jazz, the longest-tenured coach in the National Basketball Association, resigned in the middle of his 23rd season, the team announced today in a news conference.