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  • 76ers hire the Spurs' Brett Brown as head coach

    76ers hire the Spurs' Brett Brown as head coach
    Four months later, the Philadelphia 76ers have a new coach. A person familiar with the decision told the Associated Press on Monday that the 76ers have hired San Antonio assistant Brett Brown to replace Doug Collins, who resigned in April. The...
  • As Miami Heat goes for No. 3, here are six teams that stand in the way

    As Miami Heat goes for No. 3, here are six teams that stand in the way
    Three-peat is so 1988. The term purportedly coined by Byron Scott and definitively trademarked by Pat Riley amid the Lakers' failed bid for a third consecutive NBA title in the late '80s should be discarded like the faded T-shirts bearing the slogan...
  • Spurs' Tony Parker a game-time decision with hamstring injury

    Spurs' Tony Parker a game-time decision with hamstring injury
    Tony Parker, the driving force behind the San Antonio Spurs' quest for a fifth title, probably will be a game-time decision because of the hamstring injury he sustained against the Miami Heat in Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Tuesday night. The Spurs, of...
  • Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich lashes out at 'bigotry and racism'

    Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich lashes out at 'bigotry and racism'
    SAN ANTONIO -- Gregg Popovich has been a man of few words during the NBA Finals. If he does respond to reporters' questions, it's usually with terse, if not combative, answers. But the San Antonio coach found something he could really dig into before...
  • Heat evens NBA Finals series with 109-93 victory over Spurs

    Heat evens NBA Finals series with 109-93 victory over Spurs
    SAN ANTONIO -- LeBron James guaranteed he would play better. He did. But who knew Dwyane Wade would practically steal the show with 32 points, ignoring his injured right knee and guaranteeing with his play that the NBA Finals would return to Miami...
  • Vinny Del Negro's exit is Exhibit A in an NBA problem

     Vinny Del Negro's exit is Exhibit A in an NBA problem
    The firing of Vinny Del Negro remains troublesome. The obvious involvement of Chris Paul remains perplexing. Both are class people, the kind with whom you'd enjoy sharing dinner and talking about books and family. Both worked hard for an entire season...
  • Lakers, Dwight Howard need to walk away from each other

    Lakers, Dwight Howard need to walk away from each other
    His exit from the Lakers' season was as regal as his entrance, Dwight Howard surrounded by screams and gasps as he swaggered through the Staples Center tunnel into the shadows of summer. Problem was, the season wasn't done. The game wasn't finished....
  • NBA's countdown to April should be a blast in Los Angeles

    NBA's countdown to April should be a blast in Los Angeles
    So far, this has been the most documented, celebrated and agonized-over NBA season ever in Los Angeles. For the first time, we multiply everything by two. And then, as if we needed more focus, more reason to follow the bouncing ball more closely and...
  • What's wrong with the media? Just ask Dwight Howard

    What's wrong with the media? Just ask Dwight Howard
    I have some things on my mind. — The NFL combine is not one of them. I'd rather watch the wife's reality TV shows all night long and have her tell me about her day during the commercials. — I'm big on "Skyfall," but the fact it's not one...
  • He's not shaken or stirred over UCLA-Stanford result

    He's not shaken or stirred over UCLA-Stanford result
    PALO ALTO -- What a great week, capped off by an entertaining and scintillating finish to a football game. It's good to have a life. The week begins last Saturday with UCLA hoodwinking Stanford into thinking the Bruins are pushovers followed by a news...
  • Lakers Q&A: Quin Snyder's extensive coaching tree

     
    Lakers Q&A: Quin Snyder has extensive coaching tree...