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Report: Jazz to hire Demps as assistant coach

Report: Jazz to hire Demps as assistant coach

Dell Demps will get back to basics, taking years of knowledge as an NBA general manager into a new job as an assistant coach with the Utah Jazz, ESPN reported Friday.Demps will join the staff of JaMORE

Heat aim to close out Celtics in Game 5

Heat aim to close out Celtics in Game 5

The Miami Heat can earn their first appearance in the NBA Finals since 2014 when they duel the Boston Celtics in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Friday night at the ESPN Wide World of SportMORE

Report: 76ers owners want to hire D’Antoni

Report: 76ers owners want to hire D’Antoni

Philadelphia owners want to hire Mike D’Antoni as the 76ers’ next head coach, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported.D’Antoni parted ways with the Houston Rockets earlier this month after four seasons.MORE

Bulls name Donovan head coach

Bulls name Donovan head coach

Billy Donovan will be the next head coach of the Chicago Bulls, the team announced Tuesday.He replaces Jim Boylen, who was let go in August after compiling a record of 39-84 (.317) since he was namMORE

Report: Some Clippers not enamored with George

Report: Some Clippers not enamored with George

Paul George’s pleas for players to remain committed and return to the franchise next season didn’t go over well with all of his Los Angeles Clippers teammates, according to a report by The Athletic.MORE

Heat, Celtics ready for more thrills in Game 2

Heat, Celtics ready for more thrills in Game 2

If Game 1 was any indication, the first Eastern Conference finals to be devoid of a No. 1 or 2 seed won’t lack for excitement.The Miami Heat got the better of the Boston Celtics 117-114 in overtimeMORE

NBA confirms Nov. 18 draft date

NBA confirms Nov. 18 draft date

The NBA confirmed on Wednesday that it will hold the 2020 draft on Nov. 18.Multiple reports emerged over the past few week that the draft date would be moved again as the NBA attempts to return toMORE

Butler, Heat sink Celtics in OT, take Game 1

Butler, Heat sink Celtics in OT, take Game 1

Jimmy Butler fought through traffic for the game-winning bucket with 12 seconds remaining in overtime as the Miami Heat edged the Boston Celtics 117-114 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals TuesMORE

Raptors sign Nurse to multi-year extension

Raptors sign Nurse to multi-year extension

The Toronto Raptors signed head coach Nick Nurse to a multi-year contract extension, the team announced Tuesday.Terms of the deal were not disclosed for Nurse, who followed up the Raptors’ NBA chamMORE

Rockets owner: GM Morey’s job is safe

Rockets owner: GM Morey’s job is safe

Houston Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta on Tuesday silenced speculation that general manager Daryl Morey’s job was in jeopardy.”Daryl Morey’s job is safe, and I’m sure he’s going to pick the right heMORE

Celtics F Hayward impresses in workout

Celtics F Hayward impresses in workout

Gordon Hayward could be inching closer to a return, but the Boston Celtics enter Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals on Tuesday without him.Hayward impressed head coach Brad Stevens on Monday iMORE

Nuggets look to spoil Clippers’ season

Nuggets look to spoil Clippers’ season

The weight of a Game 7 contest will weigh more heavily on the Los Angeles Clippers, the Denver Nuggets believe.”To us, Game 7 is just another game,” Nuggets center Nikola Jokic said.Jokic had 34MORE

Head coach D’Antoni says farewell to Rockets

Head coach D’Antoni says farewell to Rockets

Houston coach Mike D’Antoni said farewell to the Rockets on Sunday after four seasons.”It is with tremendous sadness and gratitude that my wife Laurel and I announce that our incredible journey inMORE

Nuggets rally to beat Clippers, force Game 6

Nuggets rally to beat Clippers, force Game 6

Jamal Murray scored 26 points and the Denver Nuggets used a fourth-quarter rally to stun the Los Angeles Clippers 111-105 in Game 5 of their Western Conference semifinal on Friday inside the bubble neMORE

Lakers look to send Rockets home in Game 5

Lakers look to send Rockets home in Game 5

The Los Angeles Lakers will try to advance to the Western Conference finals for the first time in 10 years when they meet the Houston Rockets in Game 5 of their semifinal series on Saturday in the NBAMORE

Grizzlies hire Sonia Raman as assistant coach

Grizzlies hire Sonia Raman as assistant coach

The Memphis Grizzlies announced the hiring of assistant coach Sonia Raman on Friday.Raman joins the NBA ranks after 12 seasons (2008-20) as the head women’s basketball coach at the Massachusetts InMORE

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