“It was really special for fans because they watch all the games and they feel like they get to know the players and coaches, [but] until you really see the behind-the-scenes stuff, you don’t have a great idea of what’s happening,” Kerr said.
Nash doesn’t have a commanding, domineering presence or booming voice that can stop people in their tracks. But the Nets need force, applied pressure and some discomfort that isn’t surrounded by nonsense.
When employing a player of Durant’s talent, championship discussion should be the bare minimum. But the Nets are surrounded by so much other stuff, you wonder if it’ll be possible for them to galvanize themselves for the next eight to nine months.
If Silver was one with no moral compass, the words wouldn’t have seemed so choppy, so constipated, so conflicted. It was a loss he had to take, backed into a corner he didn’t choose but accepted nonetheless.
The most likely reason the NBA didn't try to remove Robert Sarver as Suns owner was to avoid a potentially embarrassing court battle.
While she had an up-and-down relationship with Shock coach Bill Laimbeer, he empowered her by asking about personnel decisions as a player, which prepared her for her current role.
Sources told Yahoo Sports a deal was close with the Knicks before New York balked at the last second. It would’ve included Barrett, Grimes, expiring contracts and a package of draft picks.
Durant returns, and so does the same cast of characters with the same doubts issues they had before he set the world afire more than seven weeks ago.
Russell was unapologetically Black, forward thinking and operated under no delusions about where he played or the country he lived in.