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Shelly Sterling will take Donald Sterling to court to expedite Clippers sale, NBA prepared to terminate ownership
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While a functional resolution once seemed possible, it now looks nearly certain that the complicated saga of Donald Sterling and the Los Angeles Clippers will only be ended in court. On Monday, Sterling and his lawyers announced that he would sue the NB…Upvote Share Tweet
Shelly Sterling will take Donald Sterling to court to expedite Clippers sale, NBA prepared to terminate ownershipWhile a functional resolution once seemed possible, it now looks nearly certain that the complicated saga of Donald Sterling and the Los Angeles Clippers will only be ended in court. On Monday, Sterling and his lawyers announced that he would sue the NB…Upvote Share TweetGiven the way the opening 11 1/2 minutes of Game 3 of the 2014 NBA Finals went, it's absolutely perfect that this is the way the first quarter ended: Yep, that's Manu Ginobili stepping back away from Chris Andersen, popping a late-in-the-clock 3-pointer…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Jun 10The Cleveland Cavaliers will get a chance to visit with Kansas freshman center Joel Embiid sometime in the coming weeks and conduct a physical of some sort, a source told ESPN.Upvote Share Tweet
Starzreleases trailer for LeBron's sitcomLeBron James' sitcom is closer to becoming reality.Upvote Share Tweet
Spurs to start Boris Diaw in place of Tiago Splitter against Heat in Game 3 of 2014 NBA FinalsHere come the adjustments: Whoa, Spurs changed lineup, Diaw now stating in place of Splitter.— Ira Winderman (@IraHeatBeat) June 11, 2014 That's right: San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich has elected to move Boris Diaw into the starting lineup f…Upvote Share TweetHere come the adjustments: Whoa, Spurs changed lineup, Diaw now stating in place of Splitter.— Ira Winderman (@IraHeatBeat) June 11, 2014 That's right: San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich has elected to move Boris Diaw into the starting lineup f…Upvote Share Tweet
Sources: Lakers interview Scott second timeESPN.com Jun 10Byron Scott met with the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday to discuss the team's vacant coaching position for the second time, according to sources with knowledge of the situation.Upvote Share TweetAn American Indian tribe has purchased a 60-second television advertising spot during halftime of Game 3 of the NBA Finals to air its dislike over the usage of the Washington Redskins nickname.Upvote Share TweetA look around the league and the Web that covers it. It's also important to note that the rotation order and starting nods aren't always listed in order of importance. That's for you, dear reader, to figure out. C: SLAM. Adam Figman takes a look at the …Upvote Share TweetMark Price's limited head-coaching experience may not matter to the Cavaliers.Upvote Share TweetOn Monday, the New York Knicks hired Derek Fisher to be their new head coach, and agreed to pay him a king's ransom in the process. On Tuesday, the team — led by president of basketball operations Phil Jackson — held a press conference at the Knicks' Gr…Upvote Share Tweet
Martin Lawrence tried to woo Chris Webber to the Detroit Pistons in 2001, received an honorary ring for his effortsEntertainers sending videos to prospective NBA free agents, in the hopes of luring them to a particular city in the league’s offseason, are nothing new. The New York Knicks went all out in 1996 with a video package featuring Woody Allen and Spike Lee am…Upvote Share TweetChris Bosh only made a pair of jump shots in Game 2 of the NBA Finals. Such a scenario could normally doom the Miami Heat since he’s scored more than half of his points in the playoffs via mid-range and three-point jumpers. It didn’t matter this time ar…Upvote Share Tweet
Watch Time-Lapse Charcoal Portrait Of LeBron JamesIt’s hard to combine painting, drawing, music and basketball, but that’s exactly what photorealist artist Barry Jazz Finnegan did recently. He’s obviously a fan of LeBron James considering this video tribute of a stunning time-lapsed charcoal portrait o…Upvote Share TweetAfter a wild start to the 2014 NBA Finals in San Antonio that featured air conditioning malfunctions, cramping, a dominant fourth-quarter offensive display by the Spurs in Game 1, days of discussion about hydration, and LeBron James going god mode in Ga…Upvote Share Tweet
Bucks Big, Ekpe Udoh, Took His Book Club To The MoviesEkpe Udoh is not a name a lot of people would mention when the topic of favorite players come up. But don’t tell that to his book club. Over the weekend, Udoh took members of his book club to a movie screening. The book club was an idea Udoh came up wit…Upvote Share TweetAn investment adviser was sentenced to 18 months in prison for creating a fake contract with the NBA players' union that included a dead man's forged signature.Upvote Share TweetA private chef employed by Miami Heat guard Norris Cole was shot and killed inside a popular South Beach nightclub early Tuesday, police said.Upvote Share TweetManny Pacquiao is taking over as a basketball coach in the Philippine Basketball Association.Upvote Share TweetFor what Washington Wizards Power Forward Trevor Booker lacks in size he makes up with his blue-collar approach. At 6-8, the Clemson product wore many hats this season for an exciting Washington Wizards team that made the playoffs for the first time sin…Upvote Share Tweet
There's Nothing Barring Steve Ballmer From Moving The Clippersdeadspin.com Jun 10No one is saying Steve Ballmer intends to move the Clippers to Seattle. Ballmer specifically said he won't. Still, it's certainly notable that the term sheet Ballmer signed when agreeing to purchase the team does not contain any language committing him …Upvote Share Tweet
Lakers Are Waiting on LeBron & ‘Melo Before Hiring CoachBoth LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony have early termination options (ETO) this summer to either opt in or out of their current deals with the Heat and Knicks, respectively. The Lakers — who, aside from Kobe Bryant and Steve Nash, have very few players …Upvote Share Tweet
Roundtable: Debating Popovich's in-game interviewsCNNSI.com Jun 10Are Gregg Popovich's in-game interviews an example of dry comedy or a tired charade? Our roundtable debates.Upvote Share Tweet
How Should Melo Feel About Knicks Adding Fisher?Jun 10"SportsNation" debates whether Carmelo Anthony should be more or less confident with the addition of Derek Fisher as Knicks coach.
Adjustments For Heat In Game 3Jun 10Bruce Bowen explains why Chris Bosh's play and LeBron James' aggressiveness are so important for the Miami Heat as they look to make adjustments against the Spurs in Game 3.
Stephen A.: Sterling PatheticJun 10Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith discuss Donald Sterling's decision to proceed with a $1 billion lawsuit against the NBA and not agree to the Clippers sale.
Fisher Introduced As Coach Of KnicksJun 10Derek Fisher addresses the media for the first time as the coach of the New York Knicks and discusses how he will use his past experiences to bring back championship culture in the organization.