| Feb 10, 2014
| 4:46 PM
The Sports Xchange
By Dana Gauruder, The Sports Xchange
Interim Pistons coach Loyer faces tough task
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- John Loyer didn't see it coming. Neither did the players.
The Detroit Pistons are in the midst of a colossally disappointing...
| Feb 10, 2014
DETROIT When Maurice Cheeks lost his job Sunday morning, it wasn't the first time Joe Dumars had been told to fire his coach. Rick Carlisle got the boot indirectly from the owner, too.
At least Carlisle could coach.
In fact, it has...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 5:20 PM
DETROIT It only took 50 games for the Detroit Pistons to dig another coaching grave. But Maurice Cheeks should count his blessings.
He's free from this nonsense.
Owner Tom Gores needed a scapegoat. He got one. Shocking, isn't it, that Cheeks wasn't...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 11:07 AM
The Detroit Pistons announced Sunday they have fired coach Maurice Cheeks.
The Pistons are 21-29 and a half-game behind the Charlotte Bobcats for the eighth spot in the Eastern Conference playoff picture and have won consecutive games.
Cheeks was in...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 3:45 PM
The great unknown in just about every permutation regarding the Miami Heat and Indiana Pacers is a player well known to one Indiana assistant coach.
It is, in fact, the rare case where there is genuine Pacers love for the Heat. To a degree.
| Dec 10, 2013
| 10:33 AM
Explosive new details continue to emerge in the ongoing saga between Brooklyn Nets Coach Jason Kidd and demoted assistant Lawrence Frank, who is now generating the most expensive daily reports in the history of the NBA.
According to NBA.com, Kidd...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 10:58 AM
While working out in San Antonio, Stephen Jackson said he got a call from Clippers assistant coach Tyronn Lue a “few weeks ago” telling the free-agent swing man that Los Angeles had interest in him.
On Tuesday night, Jackson arrived in...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:54 PM
2012-13 finish: 66-16.
Coming: Michael Beasley, Greg Oden.
Going: Mike Miller, Juwan Howard.
The Heat propped up its three-peat hopes with two balky knees and a whiff of controversy. Oden has already encountered knee...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 3:56 PM
If the shoe fits
Nike's pristine new sneaker, at about $200 a pair retail, is the LeBron 11.
Too bad they don't feel very snug on the feet of the 6-foot-8, 250-pound superstar whose name is on them. LeBron James only wore the new Nikes for two full...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 4:55 PM
Summer school tends to be a relaxed operation in the NBA.
It is why Erik Spoelstra can sit at the scorers' table while assistant Dan Craig coaches the prospects who are renting Miami Heat practice jerseys.
Monday, among the players who took...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 8:47 PM
It was just over a year ago when we started to learn the lesson that it's about more than the names.
Dwight Howard, Steve Nash and Antawn Jamison helped deliver that reality, after jumping aboard the Los Angeles Lakers alongside Kobe Bryant.
| May 2, 2013
| 7:46 PM
While the fans at Staples Center ended the season chanting "We want Phil," it appears the Lakers and Phil Jackson are nowhere near a reunion.
Jackson has agreed to "serve in an advisory capacity" with the Detroit Pistons as owner Tom Gores searches...