THERE was a small hurdle that officials from the Nigerian basketball federation had to clear before they could even talk to Golden State Warriors assistant coach Mike Brown about becoming their men's national coach.They needed his phone number.Nobody ...
Jun 19, 2021
GOLDEN State coach Steve Kerr was supposed to be in Tokyo for the Olympics this summer. And now he's supposed to be there for the rescheduled version next summer.Then again, Kerr isn't certain if he - or anyone ...
Jun 10, 2020
NBA
THE regular season is irrelevant.That's the message the Toronto Raptors sent when they fired Dwane Casey, two days after his now-former peers in the NBA said he did the best coaching job in the league this season. Casey ...
May 12, 2018
NBA
CLEVELAND - Mike Brown happily slid into his normal seat to coach Steve Kerr's left for Game 2 of the NBA Finals. For the first time in weeks the Warriors were whole again.Brown has moved before - not always so willingly - ...
Jun 6, 2017
NBA
OAKLAND - It's Comeback Night in Game Two of the NBA Finals.Warriors coach Steve Kerr is back. And so are Cleveland's black jerseys.Even though Cleveland star LeBron James is no fan of the short-sleeved look, it is ...
Jun 5, 2017
NBA
OAKLAND, California - Kevin Durant drove through the lane untouched for dazzling dunks. He dished off even when he could have slammed it home, and did it all on defense.Oh, he hit from long range, too.What a dominant NBA Finals opener ...
Jun 2, 2017
NBA
OAKLAND, California - Mike Brown expects to coach the Golden State Warriors as planned in Game One of the NBA Finals. Steve Kerr will likely watch again from behind the scenes as he deals with continued complications following back surgery nearly two years ...
Jun 2, 2017
NBA
OAKLAND, Calif. - After a summer highlighted by Kevin Durant's decision to leave Oklahoma City for the star-laden Golden State Warriors, a six-month regular season and three rounds of playoffs, the NBA Finals are right back where they ended ...
Jun 1, 2017
NBA
OAKLAND, Calif. - Steve Kerr is involved in just about everything but the actual game-day coaching for the Golden State Warriors - film session, coaches meetings, game-planning and practice.He's just not yet ready from a health standpoint to be ...
May 26, 2017
NBA
ANOTHER 'dirty play' took the spotlight in the NBA Western Conference Finals between Golden State and San Antonio, with Warriors star Stephen Curry calling out Spurs backup big Dewayne Dedmon for a dangerous moving screen late in their Game 3 win to ...
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May 22, 2017
NBA
OAKLAND, California - Acting Warriors coach Mike Brown had a legitimate excuse for his late arrival at Oracle Arena for Game 2 of the Western Conference finals: seems he just avoided getting arrested right outside.Brown was driving behind the Spurs team bus ...
May 17, 2017
NBA
OAKLAND, California - San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has launched into the mind games ahead of its Western Conference finals series against the Golden State Warriors.So, what will he do to prepare his defense to stop the high-flying Warriors?"Pray," ...
May 14, 2017
NBA
OAKLAND, California - They often hear him arrive at work from upstairs in the Warriors executive offices, the thundering vroom of his Harley Davidson a telltale sign.Mike Brown rolled in on his Bay Area bike - he has another in Cleveland - one day ...
May 11, 2017
NBA
SALT LAKE CITY - The Golden State Warriors are four wins from their third consecutive trip to the NBA Finals - and likely a third straight showdown with the Cleveland Cavaliers.With four All-Stars, including two MVPs, it's not hard to ...
May 9, 2017
NBA
PORTLAND, Oregon - Long after the Trail Blazers had left their court, many of Golden State's players celebrated on the floor at the Moda Center to the delight of a rather large contingent of yellow-clad fans who chanted "War-ri- ...
Apr 25, 2017
NBA
OAKLAND, Calif. - The Golden State Warriors have hired former Cleveland and Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike Brown as an assistant on coach Steve Kerr's staff.The Warriors announced Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time) that Brown will replace Luke Walton, who left ...
Jul 8, 2016
NBA
DAVID Blatt went overseas to chase his basketball dreams. He's coming back to fulfill them.One of Europe's top coaches, Blatt was hired Friday (Saturday, Manila time) by the Cavaliers, who ended a sweeping, 39-day search with ...
Jun 21, 2014
INDIANAPOLIS - Freshman guard Elijah Brown is transferring out of Butler's basketball program.The son of Cleveland Cavaliers coach Mike Brown was one of the prized recruits in Butler's freshman recruiting class. The 6-foot-4 guard is the ...
Apr 19, 2014
NBA
NEW YORK - Larry Brown thinks the New York Knicks have mistreated coach Mike Woodson. If they are going to replace him, he believes it should be with Phil Jackson.The Knicks hired Jackson as team president, but Brown finds it "troublesome" that ...
Apr 8, 2014
NBA
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio - The Cleveland Cavaliers made a big change with another season falling apart, firing general manager Chris Grant on Thursday (Friday, Manila time).Grant was fired a day after the Cavs dropped their sixth straight game, an embarrassing home loss to ...
Feb 7, 2014
NBA
LEBRON James scored 25 points, nine rebounds and nine assists against the team that drafted him, and the Miami Heat overcame a rally by the Cleveland Cavalies for a 114-107 win on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time).Dwyane Wade added 24 ...
Dec 15, 2013
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