The 15th-overall pick of the 1996 NBA Draft, Nash's early professional career was stifled by a Phoenix Suns depth chart that, at various times, included legendary point guards Kevin Johnson, Sam Cassell and Jason Kidd (left), the latter of whom served as the Nets head coach in 2013-14. 'Congratulations to my friend @SteveNash on becoming the new head coach of the @BrooklynNets,' Kidd tweeted. 'Wishing you and the Nets franchise all the best!' … [Read more...] about Brooklyn Nets name two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash head coach as GM Sean Marks calls the former Phoenix Suns star ‘one of the great on-court leaders in our game’
The Cameroonian-born athlete told NBC Sports Tuesday: 'Unfortunately, I'm not a big fan of the idea. But... I'm going to do my job. I'm not going to let the city down. I'm going to represent my city — that's what I've always done — my family, my teammates. The mindset doesn't change. … [Read more...] about Philadelphia 76ers star Joel Embiid wears a full hazmat suit for his trip to the NBA bubble in Orlando after saying he doesn’t trust other players
The league is still finalizing a partnership with IMG Academy in Florida (pictured) to play all the games at the facility in Bradenton or other nearby locations. Players and team officials for the league's 12 teams would be housed at IMG and hold training camps there … [Read more...] about Is this Fyre Fest 2.0? NBA stars in Disney World bubble get served ‘airline’ meals while WNBA players contend with mouse traps, worms and bed bugs as leagues restart in Florida
NBA commissioner Adam Silver wants more female referees in the NBA. “I’m not sure how it was that it remained so male-dominated for so long,” said Silver last month. And Silver doesn’t want to stop with referees. “The goal going forward is that it should be roughly 50-50 of new officials entering in the league,” he said. “Same for coaches, by the way. We have a program, too. There’s no reason why women shouldn’t be coaching men’s basketball.” … [Read more...] about The NBA wants female head coaches. But how feasible is that goal?
In one of the first clips, the couple could be seen driving in their golf cart as the Canadian native mugged for the camera in her all-white ensemble that consisted of a short skirt, sleeveless top and visor hat over her long raven tresses. … [Read more...] about Winnie Harlow enjoys golf date with basketball beau Kyle Kuzma while in NBA bubble in Florida amid COVID-19 pandemic