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Phoenix Suns Fire Head Coach Igor Kokoskov

Phoenix Suns Fire Head Coach Igor Kokoskov

On Monday, the Phoenix Suns fired head coach Igor Kokoskov. There were plans to bring Kokoskov back for a second season, but instead the Suns have decided to part ways with him after just one season. “After extensive evaluation, I determined it is best to move in a different direction with our head coaching position,” [...]

April 23, 2019 Anou Enright Blogs 0

Former Sports Reporter Sues Luke Walton for Sexual Assault

Former Sports Reporter Sues Luke Walton for Sexual Assault

According to court documents, Luke Walton is being sued by a woman who says he sexually assaulted her. In a lawsuit that was filed on Monday, Kelli Tennant, a former LA Dodgers reporter and Walton’s co-publisher of a book titled “The Transition: Every Athlete’s Guide to Life After Sports”, alleged that Walton forced himself on [...]

April 23, 2019 Anou Enright Blogs 0

Biggest NBA draft busts of the 2000s – Where are they now?

Biggest NBA draft busts of the 2000s – Where are they now?

Being selected in the NBA draft is quite an achievement, but as many players and executives learned the hard way, it’s no guarantee of a long and prosperous NBA career. Quite a few players who don’t make it in the league are quickly forgotten, but not all of them. Those who manage to earn the [...]

April 22, 2019 Anklesnap Blogs 0

DeMarcus Cousins Suffers Season-Ending Quad injury

DeMarcus Cousins Suffers Season-Ending Quad injury

After Monday’s 135-131 loss to the Clippers, Warriors head coach Steve Kerr confirmed that DeMarcus Cousins suffered “a pretty significant quad injury” and would be out “a while.” ESPN reported the Warriors fear Cousins sustained a season-ending torn left quad. The best-case scenario could be a strained quad but the full extent of the injury [...]

April 16, 2019 Anou Enright Blogs 0

Luke Walton is Now The Head Coach for the Kings

Luke Walton is Now The Head Coach for the Kings

Just days after the Los Angeles Lakers parted ways with Luke Walton, he was hired by the Sacramento Kings as their head coach. Neither the Kings nor Walton waited long. Sacramento fired coach Dave Joerger on Thursday and Walton was dismissed by the Lakers just a day later. The Kings GM, Vlade Divac, met with [...]

April 15, 2019 Anou Enright Blogs 0

Griffin is Likely Out For the Series Against the Bucks

Griffin is Likely Out For the Series Against the Bucks

The Detroit Pistons may have lost, not only Game 1 against the Bucks but also their all-star forward Blake Griffin. Blake Griffin who sat out the series opener is likely to also miss the remainder of the first round due to a left knee injury. Griffin will be listed as day-to-day for the remainder of [...]

April 15, 2019 Anou Enright Blogs 0

Embiid’s Status Still Undecided for 1st Playoff Game

Embiid’s Status Still Undecided for 1st Playoff Game

The Philadelphia 76ers’ first-round series against the Brooklyn Nets is set Saturday 2:30 p.m. ET, but Joel Embiid may or may not be playing. According to Embiid, he began to experiencing pain in his left knee after he returned from February’s All-Star break. A medical update from the 76ers stated that Embiid’s initial status ahead [...]

April 12, 2019 Anou Enright Blogs 0

Dirk Nowitzki Announces His Retirement

Dirk Nowitzki Announces His Retirement

On Tuesday night, after the Dallas Mavericks won over the Phoenix Suns, Dirk Nowitzki officially announced his retirement from the NBA. “As you guys might expect, this is my last home game,” Nowitzki told the crowd at American Airlines Center during a postgame ceremony to honor him. “I’m trying my yoga breathing, but it’s not [...]

April 10, 2019 Anou Enright Blogs 0

Magic Abruptly Steps Down as Lakers President

Magic Abruptly Steps Down as Lakers President

In a bombshell that sent shock waves throughout the Lakers organization, Magic Johnson announced on Tuesday evening that he was stepping down immediately after just two years as the team’s president of basketball operations. “It’s a difficult decision. I cried before I came here,” Johnson said. “I am about to cry now. It’s hard when [...]

April 10, 2019 Anou Enright Blogs 0

Kyle Korver Reflects on Racism and White Privilege

Kyle Korver Reflects on Racism and White Privilege

Utah Jazz’s Kyle Korver, reflected on race relations in America and pondered his position as a white man playing in the NBA in an intensely personal essay published Monday on The Players’ Tribune. In the piece titled “Privileged” Korver touched on a variety of race-related topics and shared how he has struggled with the privilege [...]

April 9, 2019 Anou Enright Blogs 0