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Jason Kidd has potential with young Milwaukee Bucks squad while Derek Fisher must wait with Knicks
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Milwaukee is very different from Brooklyn for Jason Kidd, twice as lucrative and with a far greater upside in the standings. He would never admit it, because Kidd doesn’t admit much of anything, but any coach would prefer to mentor a young Jabari Parker…Upvote Share Tweet
GIF: Quincy Acy Almost Tears The Rim Downdimemag.com 6 hours agoThe Knicks gave up 120 points to the Bucks tonight in a 120-107 loss and Jabari Parker didn’t even have a great game. Fortunately, expectations are low for the Knicks this season — though, not according to the people we follow on Twitter. With that in m…Upvote Share Tweet
Nets' Ratner to sell majority Barclays stakeESPN.com 8 hours agoBrooklyn Nets minority owner Bruce Ratner is putting his majority share of Barclays Center on the market.Upvote Share TweetIt seems like yesterday that the internet was abuzz with unsubstantiated rumors that Rajon Rondo broke his hand while at a trampoline park. But that was over three weeks ago, and the Boston Celtics star apparently has a chance to play in his team’s seas…Upvote Share TweetThe NBA’s 44-minute game experiment came and went today without much fanfare, especially considering the stir of discussion it created earlier this week. We’ll have to wait and see if the league considers the common sentiment of players and coaches that…Upvote Share Tweet
Rumors of Nets' desire to fire Kidd 'had legs'ESPN.com Oct 19 (yesterday)In his first trip back to New York as head coach of the Milwaukee Bucks, Jason Kidd spoke about his departure from the Nets after just one season as Brooklyn's coach.Upvote Share Tweet
Melo: Scoring title unlikely in triangle offenseESPN.com Oct 18 (3 days ago)Carmelo Anthony says he doesn't have to lead league in scoring to help the Knicks win.Upvote Share TweetAfter undergoing an offseason makeover that saw two starters and a head coach skip town, the 2014-15 Brooklyn Nets figure to depend heavily on big bounce-back years from the bookend combo of former All-Stars Deron Williams, who's coming off summer surge…Upvote Share TweetThe Boston Celtics have traded center Joel Anthony to the Detroit Pistons for guard Will Bynum.Upvote Share TweetArthur Embiid, the younger brother of Philadelphia 76ers rookie center Joel Embiid, died Thursday in Africa.Upvote Share TweetIt’s recently come to light Knicks power forward Amar’e Stoudemire bathes in red wine. He posted a pic of said practice on his Instagram page, and if you’re wondering why, we’ve attempted to get to the bottom of his answer. Here’s the pic Amar’e uploade…Upvote Share TweetThis coming Sunday, the Nets and Celtics will play a 44-minute exhibition game, the first of its kind. It’s an exploratory measure in an effort to give players more rest, and this is the first test case (not sure how one game provides enough information…Upvote Share Tweet
GIF: Marcus Smart Gets Steal, Dives To Save Loose Ball, Hits Clutch ThreeThe Boston Celtics will surely be pleased should Marcus Smart make just the defensive knack and all-out hustle he showed on this sequence from last night’s exhibition against the Toronto Raptors commonplace this season. If Smart can consistently knock d…Upvote Share Tweet
Evan Turner Ejected For Throwing Ball At Ref (Video)Evan Turner was running point guard for the Celtics last night during their preseason game against the Raptors. He was doing pretty well, too, shooting the ball efficiently (5-of-9), and getting his teammates involved (six dimes). Except, it was a pass …Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 16 (5 days ago)The Toronto Raptors surprised the NBA on draft night when they selected Brazilian forward Bruno Caboclo. The 19-year-old had played just one professional season in his country's top league and was not projected to go off the board near when he did. He s…Upvote Share Tweet
Knicks Fall To BucksOct 20Despite 24 points from Carmelo Anthony, the Knicks fell to the Bucks 120-107.
Celtics Top Nets In Shortened GameOct 19Playing in an experimental 44-minute preseason game, the Celtics defeated the Nets 95-90.
Westbrook Strong In Thunder's LossOct 17Russell Westbrook scored 16 points and dished out eight assists in the Thunder's 109-90 loss to the Raptors.
Celtics Deal For Will BynumOct 17Chris Forsberg discusses the deal that sent center Joel Anthony from Boston to Detroit in return for guard Will Bynum.
Windhorst: Cavs, Bulls look like East rivalsOct 20In a preseason clash of the Cavaliers and the Bulls, two things became clear: The Cavs are primed to be a fearsome offensive juggernaut, and Derrick Rose really and finally looks like he's back, writes Brian Windhorst.
LeBron James of Cleveland Cavaliers says Chicago Bulls are betterOct 20Less than two weeks before their first regular-season meeting, LeBron James believes the Chicago Bulls are better than his Cleveland Cavaliers.
NBA: LeBron's building goals for trip to RioOct 11LeBron James' main goal for the Cavs' trip to Rio was to help his team get in the groove, Brian Windhorst writes.
Miami Heat happy to get LeBron James reunion 'out of the way'Oct 11The Miami Heat were relieved to get their first meeting with LeBron James out of the way to help with what they hope is a process of moving on.