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Is Phil Jackson Really Done Coaching in the NBA?

Is Phil Jackson really done coaching in the NBA? It did not appear so earlier this year when it looked as if he was clearly interested in coming back to coach the Los Angeles Lakers after they fired Mike Brown five games into the season. But now, after turning down the Brooklyn Nets job earlier

A Way Too Early Look at 2017 NBA Playoffs

This year’s NBA playoffs are just getting to the good part and you want to talk next year? Why not? The teams who are still playing will all be back next year anyway. Half of this year’s playoff teams are home now, and those will be the ones who may not be back. So who

Rising Stars to Watch For in the NBA Playoffs

There are some good young players who are ready to make their marks in the NBA Playoffs this year. Of course, many of them had better be quick about it because they won’t be in the playoffs for very long. But here are some we think you may want to watch for while their teams

NBA Western Conference: Round One Playoff Picks

The Oklahoma City Thunder nailed down the number one seed in the Western Conference as they look to return to the NBA Finals for the second year in a row, possibly for a rematch with the number one seed in the Eastern Conference, the Miami Heat. The Thunder was trailing the San Antonio Spurs for

NBA Playoff Projections: A Different Look Than Last Time

There has been a lot of shifting since the last time we took a look at possible playoff scenarios. Now that we are about a month away, we can also make some predictions based on what we think will happen the rest of the regular season. Since the races are so tight we have to

2013 NBA Mock Draft : The Cellar Dwellers

It is a bit early to project the draft order for the upcoming NBA draft. First, we don’t know which players will come out early and which won’t. Unlike football, every player in college basketball is eligible to enter the draft at the end of the season. So predicting who will and who won’t is

What NBA Coaches are on the Hot Seat?

As the NBA regular season winds down, we know there will be coaching change made. There are every year. So let’s take a look at ones who likely won’t be back for the start of next season: Doug Collins, Philadelphia 76ers- The Sixers were a playoff team a year ago. They won’t be this year.

NBA Playoffs: Where are the Upsets?

As the regular season is winding down, the NBA playoff picture is getting clearer. There are still a lot of spots yet to be decided, but we can already put the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference #1 spot. The San Antonio Spurs look like they will take the Western Conference #1. The Oklahoma City

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