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  • Flip Saunders reportedly returning to coach Minnesota Timberwolves

    The Minnesota Timberwolves scoured the pro and college ranks for their next coach before coming back to the man who helped lead the search: Flip Saunders. Saunders will return to coach the team he guided to the playoffs eight times, including the 2004...
  • Mitch Kupchak hopeful for draft lottery success, open to moving pick

    Mitch Kupchak hopeful for draft lottery success, open to moving pick
    The NBA opened its annual draft combine in Chicago on Thursday. Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak was on hand to observe and meet with a number of prospects for June's NBA draft, armed with a rare lottery pick. "We have not been in [the lottery]...
  • Billy Donovan offers no guarantee on future with Gators

    Billy Donovan offers no guarantee on future with Gators
    Gators coach Billy Donovan reiterated Tuesday that he fully plans to return to UF next season, despite drawing interest from NBA teams. Donovan also would not fully close the door on moving on to NBA. Last Thursday, Donovan told reporters he had...
  • UF freshman Hill sparks Gators off the bench again

    UF freshman Hill sparks Gators off the bench again
    UF senior Scottie Wilbekin has not taken a backseat to any point guard during the Gators' run to another Elite Eight. But Wilbekin has been more than happy to share the ride with freshman back-up Kasey Hill. The 6-foot-2 Wilbekin is the Gators' leader...
  • Chris Walker working to become an impact player for the Gators in 2014-15

    Chris Walker working to become an impact player for the Gators in 2014-15
    Chris Walker was supposed to be one and done with the Florida Gators. But the 6-foot-10 freshman wisely put his NBA dreams on hold after academic issues, an NCAA suspension and the steep learning curve in Division I basketball limited his impact to a...
  • Lakers coach: Are John Calipari, Mike Krzyzewski, Kevin Ollie a fit?

    After two challenging seasons, Mike D'Antoni has stepped down as coach of the Lakers. The Lakers, coming off their worst season (27-55) since moving to Los Angeles in 1960, said they will begin their coaching search immediately. What kind of coach...
  • George Karl expects phone call from Lakers regarding coaching position

    The Lakers are looking for a new head coach to replace Mike D'Antoni, but the potential candidates seem to be saying more about the job than the team itself. "Mitch Kupchak and I were roommates in college and Mitch has been a very good friend of mine...
  • Mark Jackson fired by Golden State Warriors; are Lakers interested?

    Another potential coaching target hit the market on Tuesday as the Golden State Warriors relieved Mark Jackson of his head coaching duties, despite a 51-31 season. The Warriors took the Clippers to seven games in the first round of the playoffs, despite...
  • Top Salaries Among College Coaches

    Kevin Ollie is reportedly close to signing a new contract. He isn't the only well-paid coach in the nation. A look some of the highest-paid college coaches: Coach…………….Position…………...Salary…&#...
  • Report: Calipari rejected $60M deal from Cavs

    Report: Calipari rejected $60M deal from Cavs
    Kentucky coach John Calipari and the Cleveland Cavaliers discussed a seven-year, $60 million-plus contract, according to Yahoo Sports. The proposed deal would have made Calipari the president and coach, giving him having final say on roster moves over...
  • Byron Scott says he's a 'perfect fit' for Lakers' coaching position

    Byron Scott says he's a 'perfect fit' for Lakers' coaching position
    On Tuesday, Byron Scott interviewed with the Lakers for the team's open head coaching position. "To say the least, I thought it was a perfect fit," Scott said Thursday on ESPN LA radio to Max Kellerman and Marcellus Wiley. Scott said he met with...
  • Antonio Blakeney of Oak Ridge added to USA team coached by Donovan

    Antonio Blakeney of Oak Ridge added to USA team coached by Donovan
    High-scoring guard Antonio Blakeney of Oak Ridge accepted a late invitation to participate in USA Basketball’s 18-and-under national team training camp, which opens Tuesday at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs.  The rising...