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Report: Grizzlies offer coaching job to David Fizdale

The Memphis Grizzlies are ready to make another assistant coach a first-time NBA head coach after offering their job to Miami Heat assistant David Fizdale, according to a person familiar with the negotiations.

Steve Kerr Says Stephen Curry's Injuries Aren't Reason for Recent Slump

Stephen Curry is not playing at less than 100 percent—at least that's the story Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr is sticking to. "Is that 'sources with knowledge of the team's thinking?'" Kerr asked reporters Wednesday, referring...Show More Summary

AP Source: Grizzlies Offer Coaching Job to David Fizdale

A person with knowledge of the negotiations says the Memphis Grizzlies have offered their head coaching job to Miami Heat assistant David Fizdale.

Coach Steve Kerr: Warriors on Brink but Ready to Rally

Steve Kerr gave his Golden State players a much-needed mental day off with time to rest their weary bodies, and he got back to work trying to figure out how to save the season against a powerful Thunder team that shows no signs of slowing down.

Warriors Lose Back-to-Back Games for 1st Time in 2015-16

The Golden State Warriors have lost back-to-back games for the first time all season following Tuesday's 118-94 defeat at the hands of the Oklahoma City Thunder. Though Warriors guard Klay Thompson had himself a night (26 points, five...Show More Summary

Grizzlies expected to hire David Fizdale as team's next head coach, per report

Memphis is ready to hire the Miami assistant to replace Dave Joerger. The Memphis Grizzlies are expected to make Miami assistant David Fizdale the team's next head coach after the two sides work out a contract, according to The Vertical's...Show More Summary

Caleb Swanigan Withdraws from 2016 NBA Draft: Latest Comments and Reaction

Purdue Boilermakers forward Caleb Swanigan withdrew from the 2016 NBA draft on Wednesday, opting instead to return to college for his sophomore season. ESPN's Jeff Goodman reported the news, which is a huge boost for Purdue's 2016-17 outlook. Show More Summary

NBA Free Agents with Clear Red Flags Entering 2016 Offseason

Beyond Kevin Durant and LeBron James, there are no slam dunks in this summer's NBA free-agent class. Even those two aren't without their blemishes: Durant's foot and James' 31-year-old body and rusty jumper. But compared to the restShow More Summary

NBA All-Defensive Teams 2015-16: Voting Breakdown, Comments, Reaction

As the playoffs generate all the headlines, the NBA briefly shifted its focus off the court to announce the All-Defensive teams, with San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard being the only unanimous choice. Sports Illustrated's NBA Twitter...Show More Summary

With Thunder & Raptors Surging, Game 5 Tickets in Oakland and Cleveland Dropping in Price on Resale Market

As the Conference Finals head back to the respective host cities, ticket prices for each Game 5 are falling. The post With Thunder & Raptors Surging, Game 5 Tickets in Oakland and Cleveland Dropping in Price on Resale Market appeared first on SLAMonline.

Kawhi Leonard, Draymond Green and Avery Bradley Headline NBA All-Defensive Teams

The top defenders in the L get their due recognition. The post Kawhi Leonard, Draymond Green and Avery Bradley Headline NBA All-Defensive Teams appeared first on SLAMonline.

Spurs' Leonard, Warriors' Green headline 2015-16 All-Defensive First Team

Kia NBA Defensive Player of the Year Kawhi Leonard of the San Antonio Spurs has been unanimously selected to the 2015-16 NBA All-Defensive First Team, the NBA announced today. The 6-foot-7 forward is the only player this season to receive all 130 First Team votes (260 total points) from a panel of sportswriters and broadcasters in the United States and Canada.

Report: Joakim Noah Told Teammates He’s ‘Done’ With Bulls

The longest-tenured member of the Chicago Bulls may be leaving the organization this summer. Now an unrestricted free agent for the first time in his career, Joakim Noah has reportedly The post Report: Joakim Noah Told Teammates He’s ‘Done’ With Bulls appeared first on SLAMonline.

Bismack Biyombo Emerges for Raptors, and a Big Payday Could Follow

Biyombo caught fire in Games 3 and 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Cavaliers.

Warriors Could Join List of Teams That Flopped in Playoffs

Despite finishing the regular season with a record-breaking 73 wins, the Golden State Warriors find themselves one game away from playoff elimination. Down 3-1 against the Oklahoma City Thunder in the Western finals after a 118-94 road loss Tuesday night, the defending NBA champions will have to win three straight games to advance. Show More Summary

Joakim Noah Rumors: Bulls Center Reportedly Told Teammates of Desire to Move On

Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah reportedly revealed to a teammate that he would be leaving the organization and signing elsewhere in free agency this summer, according to Joe Cowley of the Chicago Sun-Times. The unnamed Bulls player...Show More Summary

2016 NBA Draft: Selection Order, Prospects to Watch and More

The 2016 NBA draft has a little something for everyone. For every team, too. There are headline acts like Ben Simmons and Brandon Ingram. Dragan Bender is the international player who could take the league by storm. Superstar potential resides in many unexpected names, from Jaylen Brown to Kris Dunn and beyond. Show More Summary

With Unshakable Resiliency, Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan Can Shock the Cavs

TORONTO — Twenty thousand seats line the Air Canada Centre, but they are empty. The high-definition scoreboard is dark, the speakers silent. On game nights, the arena is packed and booming, a cauldron of happy chaos and national pride. Show More Summary

Dwane Casey Reportedly Would Have Been Fired If Raptors Lost Series vs. Pacers

Toronto Raptors head coach Dwane Casey was reportedly on the chopping block if the Indiana Pacers would have eliminated Toronto in the first round of the NBA playoffs. Zach Lowe of ESPN.com reported Tuesday, citing several league sources, that Casey would have been let go if the Raptors didn't emerge victorious from the seven-game series. Show More Summary

The 1 Player Each NBA Fanbase Should Hope Doesn't Return Next Season

Sometimes it's personal. A fanbase can grow sick and tired of watching one of its players put forth limited effort on a nightly basis. Sometimes it's about declining production, as a key contributor could be turning into more of a liability than an asset. Show More Summary

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