About a month ago, I wrote (but didn’t publish) this piece on David Blatt, head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers. With LeBron James out due to injury, the Eastern Conference favorites had lost nine of ten ball games. There were Continue reading The NBA coaching carousel redux
Gregg Popovich became the head coach of the San Antonio Spurs in 1996. Doc Rivers began coaching the Celtics in ‘04. Erik Spoelsta started his tenure with the Miami Heat in 2008, five years ago. That makes Spoelstra the third Continue reading The tenuous tenure of an NBA head coach
I wasn’t really planning on writing an NBA Playoff preview this post-season. As most of you know, I’ve already put all my eggs in the Miami Heat’s basket (although I found tempting value in both the Lakers at +1000 and Continue reading Holding Court, Vol. 3: Better Late Than Never First Round NBA Playoff Predictions
Have you ever heard of Frank Vogel? Be honest, have you?
2011 NBA Western Conference Playoff Preview Continue reading Western Conference Playoffs Preview: Spurs-Lakers anyone?
Even millionaires sing the blues. After the 2009-2010 Dallas Mavericks, winners of 55 games, were eliminated from the playoffs by their in-state rivals, the San Antonio Spurs, Mark Cuban felt a need to go back to his gold-encrusted, drawing board… Continue reading Woe are the Dallas Mavericks
Welcome to Part Two of SportsChump’s NBA Playoff preview.