Phil Jackson

Phil Jackson: Knicks "Not Ready For Showtime"

Phil Jackson: Knicks “Not Ready For Showtime” Following the New York Knicks’ 24-point loss to the Chicago Bulls in their season opener on Wednesday night, Knicks president Phil Jackson said this to reporters as he got into his car, “Not ready for showtime, were we guys?” I see Phil saying that with a sarcastic but

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Report: Reggie Jackson, Thunder Unlikely To Agree On Extension

According to Darnell Mayberry of the Oklahoman, Reggie Jackson will likely become a restricted free agent this summer. The deadline to sign a contract extension is fast approaching and the Thunder and Reggie Jackson have yet to agree upon a deal. It’s known that Jackson wants to be a starter and he has proven in

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Joakim Noah

2014-15 NBA Defensive Player of the Year Preview

2014-15 NBA Defensive Player of the Year Preview As basketball players, we are all taught that defense wins championships. Interestingly enough, some of the NBA’s brightest stars completely neglect the game on the defensive front (see James Harden’s critically acclaimed defensive mix on Youtube for reference). In all fairness, playing solid defense can be taxing.

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CP3 Praises Westbrook, Says He's Fine Without Durant

According to the LA Times, Chris Paul thinks that Westbrook will be just fine without reigning MVP Kevin Durant. Everyone knows by now that Kevin Durant will be out due to injury, and it’s Westbrook’s team until he comes back. After dropping a cool 38 points to go along with 6 assists last night against the

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VIDEO: Chicago Bulls vs. New York Knicks Highlights (10/29/14)

Chicago won their season opener behind a strong effort from Pau Gasol. Forwards Pau Gasol and Taj Gibson led the way for the Chicago Bulls in their 100-84 season opening thrashing of the New York Knicks on Wednesday night. Gasol finished with 21 points (7-11 FG) and 11 rebounds in his Bulls debut, and Gibson, one

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Klay Thompson, Warriors to reach agreement on extension by Friday's deadline?

Will Klay Thompson be staying in Golden State? According to John Middlekauff of 95.7 The GAME, the Golden State Warriors and Klay Thompson are making progress on a contract extension, and the two sides are expected to reach an agreement on a deal by Friday’s deadline. Source: Progress has been made between Klay Thompson &

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Lakers rookie Julius Randle suffers broken leg vs. Houston Rockets

Julius Randle’s career is off to a rough start. Lakers rookie forward Julius Randle suffered a broken tibia during Los Angeles’ season opening loss to the Houston Rockets on Tuesday night, and the team announced that that Randle will be taken to a hospital for further evaluation and possible surgery. An update on Randle’s status

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Former NBA All-Star Mookie Blaylock sentenced for vehicular homicide

 Mookie Blaylock was sentenced to 15 years in prison on Monday. According to Steve Visser of the Atlanta Journal Constitution, former Atlanta Hawks guard Mookie Blaylock was sentenced to 15 years in prison on Monday for a vehicular homicide incident that took place last spring. Blaylock killed Monica Murphy, a mother of five, on May

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VIDEO: Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard get into altercation, Bryant calls Howard "soft"

Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard got into an altercation during Tuesday’s season opener. Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard got into an altercation with former teammate and Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant during the two teams season opener on Tuesday night. Howard threw and landed an elbow on Bryant’s head after Bryant began to hound

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Milwaukee Bucks guarantee contract of guard Kendall Marshall

Marshall will be Milwaukee’s backup point guard. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the Milwaukee Bucks have guaranteed the contract of point guard Kendall Marshall. The Bucks had until January before making a decision regarding Marshall’s contract situation. Marshall was originally brought to the Bucks on a non-guaranteed contract, but the former North Carolina Tarheel had

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