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Red Holzman's legacy is not merely measured by his two NBA championships, 696 regular season victories, or his earning a place in the basketball Hall of Fame. To this day he is credited by the great players he coached for the profound impact he had on their careers and lives.
"To be honest, it seems like I've been five-three my whole life. I don't ever remember growing. In elementary school I was five-three. In high school I was five-three. It's strange, isn't it? I think my mom was the first woman ever to give birth to a five-three baby."
After releasing the once fan favorite Stephen Jackson, the Spurs have acted quickly and made the gamble of signing former perennial all-star, Tracy McGrady. But will he be up to leading the desperate Spurs on a deep playoff run?
Sure, the Nets are Hollywood East -- lots of flash, not much substance. But this is a Bulls team without its best player, and a team that's been so injured, it's needed a traveling Mayo Clinic just to get five players on the court.
Kobe did what he does best on Sunday afternoon, captivating NBA audiences everywhere. And this time, he didn't even need a court to do it. Handles were active, #hashtags were a-plenty.
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If Kobe fails to make it to the playoffs with this current roster, it will forever taint his legacy. Would Michael Jordan ever fail to make the playoffs with a former MVP and three time Defensive Player of the Year on his team? Enough said.
Calculating the NBA's target footprint is important, as it will not only allow teams to adopt standards of best practice to lower the impact of their footprint, but will allow teams to do so in a business savvy manner.
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The last time the New York Knicks won an NBA Championship they had two all-star guards in their back court.
The National Basketball Association's Green Week is globally unique in all of professional sports: No other league or team dedicates an entire week every year to educating tens of millions of fans about the importance of protecting our planet.
If James Harden can have a series for the ages and dethrone the reigning Western Conference champions, the NBA world will bow down to his greatness and the Rockets can look to build on a successful season with their new core of youngsters.
Kelly Olynyk is the shining example of how patience truly is a virtue.
They've not only established themselves as the team to beat in the NBA heading into the playoffs, but they've managed to enter the conversation as one of the greatest teams of all time.
In what seemed like the best performance Sacramento fans have seen all season, the Kings beat the Clippers 116-101. Connecting on 14 three-pointers, one shy of their season high, Sacramento collectively played their best ball game.