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Monte Poole: Golden State Warriors coach Keith Smart abolishes the doghouse

The old Warriors doghouse, with its graffiti-covered walls and sagging floorboards, has been demolished.In its place, Keith Smart vows, will be a figurative open-air facility with a literal open-door policy.

Contra Costa Times | 2512 days ago | 2449 Ballers sent

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Dwayne Wade, Chris Bosh Should Be Traded by the Miami Heat

The Miami Heat are standing on the verge of a serious gut check. What was presumed to be just another photo op on the way to a sweat-and-champagne-mingled celebration with the Larry O'Brien trophy, has ...

Bleacher Report .com | 1951 days ago | 2100 Ballers sent

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Rookies to watch

Rookies to watch Blake Griffin, Clippers Looks to be the total power-forward package - but now is sidelined with a broken left kneecap (more on that story, page B8). Tyreke Evans, ...

SFGate Golden State Warriors | 2885 days ago | 1774 Ballers sent

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Brotherly love will be put aside as Matt and Mike LaFleur coach on opposite

It’s a problem a mother is proud to have, one that with a little creativity is easily solved. Kristi LaFleur couldn’t decide which son to represent when Rams offensive coordinator Matt LaFleur and ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 8 hours ago | 0 Baller sent

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Brotherly love will be put aside as Matt and Mike LaFleur coach on opposite

It’s a problem a mother is proud to have, one that with a little creativity is easily solved. Kristi LaFleur couldn’t decide which son to represent when Rams offensive coordinator Matt LaFleur and ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 8 hours ago | 0 Baller sent

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Minnesota Timberwolves: Top defensive lineup

As the Minnesota Timberwolves come off a disappointing defensive year, here is their best defensive lineup for the 2017-18 season. Everyone ...

Dunking With Wolves | 12 hours ago | 1 Baller sent

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Santana Moss says Robert Griffin III gloated when Redskins fired Mike ...

Robert Griffin III accused his former Washington Redskins teammate Santana Moss of betraying him and lying by saying that RG3 gloated when coach Mike Shanahan ...

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Former Bulls coach Doug Collins to join team as senior advisor of basketbal

The Chicago Bulls are renewing their ties with former coach Doug Collins.

USA Today .com | 20 hours ago | 2 Ballers sent

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Softball coach is accused of molesting two girls; O.C. prosecutors are ...

A Laguna Niguel girls softball coach who serves on the board of directors of UCI’s Alumni Assn. has been accused of molesting two 10-year-old girls. Orange County prosecutors Monday were ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 1 day ago | 0 Baller sent

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Rams prepare for Thursday night, by resting

The whirlwind preparation for a Thursday night game began in earnest Monday for the Rams. And it started with … rest. Coach Sean McVay canceled a scheduled workout so players could have ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 1 day ago | 0 Baller sent

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College football: Auburn quarterback Sean White dismissed

Auburn coach Gus Malzahn dismissed former starting quarterback Sean White following a suspension and a subsequent arrest. The 15th-ranked Tigers’ backup quarterback was arrested early ...

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Lakers Announce Basketball Operations Promotions and Additions

The Los Angeles Lakers have promoted Jordan Wilkes to Director of Player Development and Josh Wright to Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, and have hired ...

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Scott Roth reunites with Wolves coach Tom Thibodeau as the franchise's ...

Native of England worked for NBA team for 26 years.

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Rowan Coach Reaching Into Past to Connect to Present

Rowan University men’s basketball assistant coach Demetrius Poles played professionally in Sweden and has brought coaches fro

Philadelphia Sixers | 3 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Rams coach Sean McVay downplays the significance of playing his old team

A few hours before Sunday’s kickoff, when their teams come onto the field to warm up, good friends Sean McVay and Jay Gruden will meet somewhere on the Coliseum turf. McVay, the first-year coach ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 4 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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Mission Viejo picks off a victory against Long Beach Poly

It was halftime of a physical, demanding football game matching public school powers Mission Viejo and Long Beach Poly. USC coach Clay Helton was on the sideline Friday night admiring ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 4 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Mission Viejo picks off a victory against Long Beach Poly

It was halftime of a physical, demanding football game matching public school powers Mission Viejo and Long Beach Poly. USC coach Clay Helton was on the sideline Friday night admiring ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 4 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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3 Questions Iowa Wolves Coach Scott Roth Before Saturday's Open Tryouts

On Saturday, the Iowa Wolves will hold a local player tryout at Mayo Clinic Square in Minneapolis. More information can be found here. Before the tryouts, our Kyle Ratke was able to catch up with ...

Minnesota Timberwolves | 5 days ago | 0 Baller sent

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Brown All About Giving Back at Annual 'Coach the Coaches' Clinic

CAMDEN - Imagine yourself an amateur basketball coach, or maybe an aspiring one, and the person responsible for leading your local NBA te

Philadelphia Sixers | 7 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Phoenix Suns: Five head coaches on hotter seats than Earl Watson

Phoenix Suns fans have been less than thrilled with head coach Earl Watson‘s tenure, but there are other coaches that are on hotter seats than him. ...

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Coach Earl Watson Honored with Latino Vanguard Award

Watson was Honored Today at the NAHREP National Convention & Latin Music Festival held in Dallas

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USC to shut down tight end Daniel Imatorbhebhe because of a leg injury

When USC coach Clay Helton spoke with tight end Daniel Imatorbhebhe recently, they did not talk about Imatorbhebhe returning quickly to the field from a leg injury. Instead ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 9 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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USC controls the line, and beats Stanford at its own game

As USC coach Clay Helton walked off the Coliseum field Saturday evening, he wrapped his arms around players on either side of him and grinned. All three stopped for a moment. Helton looked ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 10 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Aaron Donald ends holdout and reports to Rams on eve of opener, though ...

A restful night’s sleep on the eve of his first game as an NFL coach is not part of Sean McVay’s game plan. “I’ll probably just wake up every hour, tossing and turning, excited about ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 10 days ago | 0 Baller sent

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St. John Bosco, after a dull first half, takes control against Chaminade

The simplest way for a high school football team to gauge how good it is compared with the elites is to go out and play one. That’s exactly why Chaminade coach Ed Croson put ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 11 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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Rams will have multi-threat Tavon Austin at their disposal against the ...

Some optimism was well-founded, some apparently not. For more than a month, Rams coach Sean McVay had expressed confidence that receiver Tavon Austin and defensive lineman Aaron Donald ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 11 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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The BroadCast | Brown Discusses Clinic, Coaching, EuroBasket

In his role with the 76ers, coaching is a regular part of Brett Brown’s life.

Philadelphia Sixers | 12 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Sean McVay gets high marks, but his biggest test might come in the locker ...

His first game as an NFL coach did not go well, but the immediate aftermath might have been worse. Jon Gruden was 35 in 1988 when the Oakland Raiders were routed at Kansas City in their ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 12 days ago | 0 Baller sent

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Jeff Van Gundy on Warriors' dominance: 2017-18 NBA season is already ...

No matter what moves NBA teams make, analyst and former coach Jeff Van Gundy says the Golden State Warriors will still ...

USA Today .com | 13 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Celtics coach Brad Stevens responds to Isaiah Thomas' article: 'I

Thomas wrote a heartfelt Players' Tribune article about how much his trade from Boston "hurt."

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Keeping an Even Keel - Semaj Christon Stays Poised and Ready

Oklahoma City Blue Head Coach Mark Daigneault had no doubt in his mind. There was a crack, a sliver of an opportunity.

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Clay Helton and David Shaw agree: Running is winning when USC plays Stanfor

There had already been two scuffles during USC’s Tuesday evening practice by the time cornerback Jack Jones tangled with receiver Josh Imatorbhebhe, Imatorbhebhe’s helmet dislodged and the pugilists ...

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Rams tight end Johnny Mundt overcomes broken ankle, is signed to practice ...

Johnny Mundt suffered a broken ankle on the first day of Rams rookie minicamp, a setback that did not prevent the undrafted tight end from impressing coach Sean McVay. Mundt ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 14 days ago | 3 Ballers sent

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2010 NBA Mock Draft
01. John Wall (WW)
02. Evan Turner (76ers)
03. Derrick Favors (NJN)
04. Wesley Johnson (MT)
05. DeMarcus Cousins (SK)
06. Ekpe Udoh (GSW)
07. Greg Monroe (DP)
08. Al-Farouq Aminu (LAC)
09. Gordon Hayward (UJ)
10. Paul George (IP)
2009 NBA Mock Draft
01. Blake Griffin (LAC)
02. Hasheem Thabeet (MG)
03. James Harden (OCT)
04. Tyreke Evans (SK)
05. Ricky Rubio (MT)
06. Jonny Flynn (MT)
07. Stephen Curry (GSW)
08. Jordan Hill (NYK)
09. DeMar DeRozan (TR)
10. Brandon Jennings (MB)
Scoring
01. Kevin Durant27.7
02. LeBron James26.7
03. Carmelo Anthony25.6
04. Dwyane Wade25.5
05. Kobe Bryant25.3
06. Amare Stoudemire25.3
07. Derrick Rose25.0
08. Monta Ellis24.1
09. Kevin Martin23.5
10. Dirk Nowitzki23.0
Rebounds
01. Kevin Love15.2
02. Dwight Howard14.1
03. Zach Randolph12.2
04. Blake Griffin12.1
05. Kris Humphries10.4
06. Pau Gasol10.2
07. David Lee9.8
08. Al Jefferson9.7
09. Emeka Okafor9.5
10. Tyson Chandler9.4
Assists
01. Steve Nash11.4
02. Rajon Rondo11.2
03. Deron Williams10.3
04. Chris Paul9.8
05. Jose Calderon8.9
06. Raymond Felton8.3
07. John Wall8.3
08. Jason Kidd8.2
09. Russell Westbrook8.2
10. Derrick Rose7.7
Steals
01. Chris Paul2.4
02. Rajon Rondo2.3
03. Monta Ellis2.1
04. Russell Westbrook1.9
05. Tony Allen1.8
06. Mike Conley1.8
07. Jason Kidd1.7
08. Raymond Felton1.7
09. LeBron James1.6
10. Trevor Ariza1.6
Blocks
01. Andrew Bogut2.6
02. Dwight Howard2.4
03. JaVale McGee2.4
04. Serge Ibaka2.4
05. Andrew Bynum2.0
06. Darko Milicic2.0
07. Al Jefferson1.9
08. Amare Stoudemire1.9
09. Tim Duncan1.9
10. Roy Hibbert1.8