You probably know Doug Collins first and foremost as some sort of basketball person. Doug Collins is, however, first and foremost, a dad. Collins’ son, Northwestern coach Chris Collins, was locked in a tight battle against Big Ten cellar-dweller Rutgers.
The All-Star Break couldn’t come at a better time for the Sixers front office. The past two weeks have been a metaphorical minefield of bad publicity with every misstep. Along with the mishandling of Joel Embiid’s injury and the misinformation of Ben Simmons’ injury garnering a lot of ire, the Jahlil Okafor trade/non-trade made up a piece of the media storm the Sixers have generated in the month of February. To add a little more clarity to the Okafor non-trade, David Aldridge tweeted this out earlier today. Amid swirling trade rumors, Okafor was held out of the Sixers’ match-up against the Heat one week ago by Coach Brett Brown. Okafor also did not travel with the team to Charlotte, giving the
Chris Hansen – the Seattle arena developer, not the Dateline NBC reporter asking about those wine coolers and that rope – spoke with the media on Thursday to update them on his efforts to construct a state-of-the-art building in the SoDo district. A building he expects would house an NHL team before it sees the return of the NBA to Seattle.