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The Decatur DailyInstead of using traps and pressure to force turnovers, he said, many teams are simply trying to take precious seconds off the shot clock with “soft pressure,” a notion he advocated during two stints as an NBA coach. Analytics, which Brad Stevens used …NBA stock rising for Michigan’s DJ Wilson, Moritz Wagner and Derrick...

Los Angeles TimesDeMar DeRozan had 42 points, and the Toronto Raptors snapped an 11-game losing streak against the Chicago Bulls by rallying for a wild 122-120 overtime win Tuesday night. DeRozan shot 17 for 38 from the field and also had eight assists. Cory Joseph …Robin Lopez and Serge Ibaka gave us worst NBA fight in 10 years, but it could have been worseSB...

FOXSports.comIn response to the growing trend of NBA teams choosing to rest their biggest stars – a practice that has recently ruined multiple marquee matchups on national television – NBA commissioner Adam Silver issued a memo warning that teams could face … and more …read more From:: NBA News By Google News ...

FiveThirtyEightAt first glance, Sacramento Kings forward Anthony Tolliver is an NBA player with little that sets him apart. In an earlier era, his range might have been a defining characteristic given his height, but now that seemingly every big man has a jumper, he … …read more From:: NBA News By Google News ...

The Denver PostCleveland Cavaliers’ Kyrie Irving, from left, LeBron James, Dahntay Jones and J.R. Smith sit on the bench during the second half of Game 2 of basketball’s NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, June 5, 2016.Rest easy, Adam Silver: Here’s the way to fix the NBA’s problemChicago Tribune (blog)One...

NBA.comThe All-NBA team is the quietest major award in the league and it isn’t close. There is no announcement in front of a sellout crowd before the next game, no news conferences with grinning teammates and coaches and tearful family members gathered around.Top eight stories for the NBA’s stretch runSportsnaut all 4 news articles …read more...

Washington PostWith the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers – the teams that faced off in the past two NBA Finals, and are the favorites to meet there a third time this June – opting to sit all of their star players each of the past two Saturday nights on …Adam Silver sends memo to NBA owners warning them about resting healthy playersFOXSports.comAdam...

Sporting NewsDuring TNT’s “Players Only” broadcast of the Knicks-Clippers game Monday night, Shaq read a promo for the NBA’s Latin Nights program. O’Neal actually got through his lines smoothly, but he clearly didn’t realize what he was saying at the end of the promo.Shaq latest in the NBA community to join flat-Earth beliefWJLANot...

New York TimesIf you choose to watch the N.B.A. sparingly over the next couple of weeks, it’s probably not a case of N.B.A. exhaustion. Call it a disco nap, an N.B.A. siesta — exactly what you need to be pumped up for the month and a half of playoff basketball …Billy Donovan is ‘committed’ to OKC, not interested in leaving NBA for NCAA...

CBSSports.comFrankly, P.J. Dozier got more buzz among NBA front offices heading into the tournament. That’s going to change, and it must, following a pair of star performances. It isn’t just that Thornwell scored 29 against Marquette and added 24 in the unlikely … and more …read more From:: NBA News By Google News ...

Bleacher ReportAnd it’s a long, strenuous season and the NBA does a great job of putting the schedule together as best as they can. You’re going to have back-to-backs. You’re going to have certain games where certain things fall on certain nights, but a coach’s job …The NBA can only blame itself when the Cavaliers rest LeBron for a...

NetsDailyMiloš Teodosić turned 30 Sunday and like anyone hitting a milestone, he’s thinking about his future, maybe in the NBA. The 6’5” guard, Europe’s top playmaker and arguably the best player outside the NBA, has been linked to the Nets and Sean Marks will … …read more From:: NBA News By Google News ...

USA TODAYMIAMI (AP) — There were 10 coaching changes in the NBA during this past offseason, an unusually high number. Stability has somehow reigned since. With less than a month remaining in the regular season, all 30 coaches who started back in October are … and more …read more From:: NBA News By Google News ...

ReutersFILE PHOTO — March 11, 2016; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul (3) moves the ball up court against New York Knicks during the second half at Staples Center. Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports/File Photo. By Elizabeth Dilts … and more …read more From:: NBA News By Google News ...

CBSSports.comAs we’ve seen with Brad Stevens in recent weeks , NBA coaches with NCAA experience are always going to be floated around as potential options when a high-profile college job opens up. Billy Donovan of the Oklahoma City Thunder is the latest to …NBA: Russell Westbrook misses fifth straight triple-double, but Thunder get a winLos Angeles...

Milwaukee Journal SentinelBut fans who paid expensive ticket prices to see James play in Los Angeles did not get refunds, and the NBA’s nationally televised Saturday showcase was a dud. Clippers coach Doc Rivers said before the game that changes have to be made, particularly …NBA bears some responsibility for games when stars aren’t playingLos...

MaximCleveland Cavaliers star Kyrie Irving was the first NBA player to reveal his flat-Earth beliefs, summarized as such: “Can you really think of us rotating around the sun, and all planets align, rotating in specific dates, being perpendicular with what’s … and more …read more From:: NBA News By Google News ...

NBA.comGriffin lost Love and Irving to late-season injuries two years ago and that ruined Cleveland’s chances of beating the Warriors in the NBA Finals. Maybe those playoff injuries (Love’s shoulder and Irving’s kneecap) had nothing to do with the 82-game … and more …read more From:: NBA News By Google News ...

Sports IllustratedLOS ANGELES – A second consecutive star-deprived blowout on the NBA’s marquee national television package left fans wailing, ABC’s commentators fuming, and Doc Rivers calling on the league office for help. Chants of “We want LeBron” rained down …Doc Rivers says NBA needs to address ‘back-to-back’ schedulingESPNNBA...

Los Angeles TimesRussell Westbrook didn’t get a fifth consecutive triple-double, but the Oklahoma City Thunder won their fifth straight game and that was all he cared about Saturday afternoon. Westbrook had 28 points, eight rebounds and 10 assists to help the Thunder …Undisputed: Westbrook’s ‘Jordan-esque’ response to Curry proves...