This is the June 23, 2013 news archive. View today's NBA rumors and news.
The deal went through its share of hoops and hurdles, but Doc Rivers finally appears L.A.-bound. Ian Thomsen writes that both the Clippers and Celtics will benefit from the deal.
A shooter kills a would-be robber in self-defense while waiting in line to buy LeBron James’ signature shoesUpdated Jun 23 Share TweetGreedy shoe companies making select sneakers needlessly exclusive paired together with consumer exuberance, desperation, and American gun culture on Saturday long enough to cost one would-be alleged robber his life. Shoppers waiting in line to purchase …Source: yahoo.com
Center Stage: Center Alex Len should be next in line if Nerlens…Updated Jun 23 Share TweetCenter Alex Len should be next in line if Nerlens Noel is the No. 1 pick. But will Len really be that much better than the other big centers available? Andy Glockner takes a closer look.Source: CNNSI.com
Take a look at LeBron James’ NBA Finals MVP-worthy performance, in GIF formUpdated Jun 23 Share TweetSan Antonio’s goal, in the 2013 NBA Finals, was clear. LeBron James was not going to be allowed to utilize his all-world talents at driving to the hole, finishing near the rim and creating for others. If the Spurs were going to go down, it would be afte…Source: yahoo.comShare TweetAn oral history of the legendary 2003 NBA Draft, one decade laterSource: ESPN.com
Teen hit by celebratory gunfire after NBA FinalsUpdated Jun 23 Share TweetA teen watching NBA Finals postgame coverage in South Florida was hit by what police believe was celebratory gunfire.Source: nba.com
Looking Back On The 2003 NBA DraftJun 2310 years later, the 2003 NBA draft class, which included LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh, is among one of the most successful in NBA history.
Clippers Land Coach Doc RiversJun 23Ramona Shelburne explains how Doc Rivers' arrival in Los Angeles will affect the Clippers.
Leaving Too SoonJun 23Pablo Torre discusses why it was simply karma for the Heat fans who were denied re-entry into Game 6 of the NBA Finals.
Ian Thomsen: Clippers and Celtics both get what they want in Doc Rivers tr…Jun 23Doc Rivers had been telling friends for years that if he ever did choose to leave the Celtics, then he wouldn't coach another franchise the following season. His plan was to sit out for at least one year, out of respect for the Celtics franchise and the…