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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 | 2666 days ago | 2507 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 | 2105 days ago | 2194 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 | 3039 days ago | 1848 Ballers sent

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Wolves' Jimmy Butler says he's leaving Rose decision up to coach Tom Thibod

The All-Star says he’ll give Tom Thibodeau input about his former Bulls teammate.

StarTribune Timberwolves | 1 day ago | 1 Baller sent

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Minnesota Timberwolves Who’s Up and Who’s Down a review of Tom Thibodeau ...

Let's take stock in the Minnesota Timberwolves' bench players and review who’s up and who’s down. This is the second half of a two-part series which started with a review ...

Dunking With Wolves | 2 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Galaxy hope to learn from their mistakes in 4-2 preseason loss

There was plenty to like and to loath in the Galaxy’s latest preseason friendly, which ended in a 4-2 loss to the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday at Orange County’s Great Park. But for Sigi Schmid, ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 3 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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U.S. hockey team unlucky in scoring opportunities against Olympic Athletes

U.S. men’s hockey coach Tony Granato insisted his team’s 4-0 loss to the Olympic Athletes From Russia on Saturday wasn’t as bad as the final tally suggested, that the Americans had played ...

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

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As coaching staff changes, Rams focus on growth of QB Jared Goff

The situation was rife for potential confusion. Instead, it produced overwhelming success. Among questions the Rams faced going into last season was how second-year quarterback Jared Goff would respond ...

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

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Corey Seager will keep working hard, sometimes more than the Dodgers want

On Jan. 27, Corey Seager wrote on social media for only the second time since the World Series. He tweeted a video of himself spraying line drives from a batting cage inside a facility run by former ...

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

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Lakers head into All-Star break on three-game losing streak after 119-111 ...

As players left the court, their plans for the next few days were already on their minds, some checked in with each other on what foreign countries awaited them, others wished passersby well for ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 5 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Victim and hero: Florida football coach ushered his students to safety ...

When the gunfire started, so did the crackle of the school network of walkie-talkies. Willis May, the head football coach, was hunkered in his office with some players and college recruiters ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 5 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Timberwolves to honor Flip Saunders on Thursday night at Target Center

The Minnesota Timberwolves have announced additional plans to honor late head coach and executive Flip Saunders prior to Thursday ...

Dunking With Wolves | 6 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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'I'd Tell Him Thank You' - Chauncey Billups On Flip Saunders

Flip Saunders was known around the league as a players’ coach.

Minnesota Timberwolves | 6 days ago | 0 Baller sent

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Postgame press conference: MEMvOKC 2.14.18

Find out what Coach Bickerstaff has to say about the game during our live post-game press conference which takes place approximately 10-15 minutes after the final buzzer.

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Toronto Raptors and All-Star coach Dwane Casey on short list for Coach ...

Toronto head coach Dwane Casey has revamped the Raptors team using largely the same personnel.

USA Today .com | 6 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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Wolves prepare to honor former coach Flip Saunders

A banner will be raised to the Target Center rafters before Thursday night’s game against the Lakers.

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Game Day Live: MEMvOKC 2.14.18

Tune in every home game day at 11:15am (CT) to watch Grizzlies Radio Play-By-Play Announcer Eric Hasseltine, TV sideline reporter Rob Fischer and a special guest player or ...

Memphis Grizzlies | 7 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Wolves' Tom Thibodeau not ready to let players coach just yet

Minnesota had won 13 in a row at home, but Houston’s hot shooting from beyond the arc was too much to overcome Tuesday.

StarTribune Timberwolves | 7 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Chargers finalize coaching staff for 2018

The Chargers will return next season with largely the same coaching staff despite losing wide receivers coach Nick Sirianni to Indianapolis earlier this week. Sirianni will join new Colts ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 7 days ago | 0 Baller sent

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Lonzo Ball will not play for Lakers until after the All-Star break, coach ...

Lonzo Ball will not play for the Lakers until after the All-Star break, Lakers coach Luke Walton said Tuesday. That ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 7 days ago | 0 Baller sent

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Spurs coach Gregg Popovich discusses Black History Month, says U.S. is ...

During a discussion of Black History Month, San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said, "we have a lot of work to do."

USA Today .com | 8 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Minnesota Timberwolves: 4 players who need more playing time

The Minnesota Timberwolves run a very tight rotation thanks to head coach Tom Thibodeau, but these five players need more playing ...

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Coach Kerr takes backseat in Warriors' 129-83 win over Suns

Rookie center Justin Patton will join the Wolves with an upcoming 10-day break in the G-League schedule.

StarTribune Timberwolves | 8 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Lonzo Ball takes another step closer to returning to Lakers lineup

The road back for rookie point guard Lonzo Ball has been clearly defined and incredibly vague. “When he feels better, he’ll play,” is how people like coach ...

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USC coordinators get contract extensions

USC announced contract extensions Monday for offensive coordinator Tee Martin and defensive coordinator Clancy Pendergast. The length and terms of the extensions were not announced. Martin, who started ...

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Pat Riley On Flip Saunders: 'I Regard Him As One Of The Best Coaches'

The NBA coaching circle is a close-knit one and one that constantly learns from each other.

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It's time to salute the basketball players who choose loyalty over opportun

The day the Southern Section basketball playoff pairings are released is the perfect time to salute players who have stayed at the same high school for their entire ...

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Steve Kerr gets 250th coaching victory as Warriors beat Spurs

Steve Kerr reached 250 wins in 302 games to top Phil Jackson, who did it in 346 games.

USA Today .com | 10 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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Steve Kerr gets 250th coaching victory as Warriors beat Spurs

Steve Kerr reached 250 wins in 302 games to top Phil Jackson, who did it in 346 games.

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NBA roundup: Warriors beat Spurs 122-105 to give Steve Kerr 250th win

Klay Thompson scored 25 points, 10 coming in the third quarter to help Golden State pull away, and the Warriors beat the San Antonio Spurs|San ...

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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)
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