After spending the 2020-21 season working as an assistant for the Brooklyn Nets, former NBA head coach Mike D’Antoni has a new job. According to ESPN NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski, D’Antoni is joining the New Orleans Pelicans. Per the report, he will work as a coaching consultant for first-year head coach Willie Green’s staff.
A seven-time NBA All-Star is reportedly considering a comeback. LaMarcus Aldridge, 36, abruptly retired from the league this past April. The veteran NBA forward had signed with the Brooklyn Nets, but decided to retire, citing health concerns due to an irregular heartbeat. However, Aldridge has reportedly learned more about his...
Spencer Dinwiddie was set to join the Washington Wizards shortly after all the chaos began in free agency on Monday. Fast forward to Wednesday and nothing has been finalized yet. Now, we have an answer as to why. Having 6-8 teams involved in a sign-and-trade that ultimately is sending Spencer...
Mike D'Antoni has been hired as a coaching consultant to Willie Green's new staff in New Orleans, it was announced Wednesday. In addition, the Pelicans hired ex-Golden State Warriors assistant Jarron Collins to Green's staff. D'Antoni, 70, completed a season as a full-time assistant on Steve Nash's staff with the...
At 12:10 am ET, Australia and Team USA tip off in the first Men’s Basketball semifinal match of the Tokyo Olympics. The United States is favored by 12.5 at PointsBet Sportsbook with the game total currently at 180.5. If Team USA wins as -700 favorites on the moneyline, they will advance to the finals on Friday night against the winner of France and Slovenia. I’m looking at the total for my best bet of this Olympic Men’s Basketball semifinal matchup.
NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Pelicans announced today the hiring of Jarron Collins as an assistant coach and Mike D’Antoni as a coaching advisor. They join assistant coaches Casey Hill, Fred Vinson and Teresa Weatherspoon, along with player development coaches Corey Brewer, Darnell Lazare and Beno Udrih on Head Coach Willie Green’s staff.
Mike D'Antoni is joining the New Orleans Pelicans staff as a coaching consultant to first-year head coach Willie Green. D'Antoni was most recently an assistant for the Brooklyn Nets in 2020-21. In his new role, the 70-year-old will "periodically spend time with Pelicans' coaching staff through summer league, training camp and season," according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.
Former All-Star forward LaMarcus Aldridge seriously considering return to NBA this season, sources say
After medical consultation, seven-time All-Star forward LaMarcus Aldridge is seriously considering a return to the NBA this season, sources told ESPN. Aldridge abruptly retired with the Brooklyn Nets in mid-April after heart concerns sidelined him, but he now is exploring the possibility of resuming his 15-year NBA career. Aldridge is...
Free-agent guard Spencer Dinwiddie agreed to a three-year, $62 million deal with the Washington Wizards, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium. Washington will add Dinwiddie in a sign-and-trade with the Brooklyn Nets, with Brooklyn receiving a 2024 second-round pick and a 2025 pick swap, per Charania and ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.
TOKYO -- These Olympics have been bizarre and uncomfortable -- and absurd. In the last few days, Team USA head coach Gregg Popovich has been preparing his team for what is expected to be a highly competitive game Thursday against Australia, which has perhaps its best team ever and is playing with pressure from home to deliver their first medal in basketball.
Spencer Dinwiddie has officially reached an agreement to join the Washington Wizards, and the veteran guard had the best meme reaction to the news when it dropped. After it has been revealed that Dinwiddie has agreed to a three-year, $62 million deal with the Wizards via sign-and-trade, the 28-year-old took to Twitter to share a video clip from “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.” It was a clip of Hagrid revealing to Harry that he’s a Wizards.
It’s official. Spencer Dinwiddie is no longer a free agent as he agreed to a three-year deal worth $62-million with the Washington Wizards. The point guard opted out of the last year of his contract with the Brooklyn Nets via his player option and is now looking to add some backcourt depth to the Wizards.
NBA veteran LaMarcus Aldridge abruptly retired in April during the 2020-21 season after experiencing an irregular heartbeat. But according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, the big man is contemplating a return to the league for this upcoming season, barring medical clearance from any team he chooses to sign with:. Aldridge sent...
Amid an offseason in which the New York Knicks opted against any truly huge swings during the draft or free agency, Kemba Walker's arrival registers as the type of clarifying addition that at once nods to real-time and big-picture progress. First things first: Kemba is headed to the Big Apple...
Victor Oladipo will return to the Miami Heat for the 2021-22 season, with an eye on testing free agency for a bigger contract after the season, according to Stadium’s Shams Charania. The Houston Rockets traded Oladipo to the Heat in March, though he had season-ending surgery on May 13. “Oladipo...
The action on Day 13 of the Tokyo Games will feature track and field, with medals in the men's 400-meter final, the men's and women's 4x100 relays and the women's 400 meters. The women’s beach volleyball final gets underway, while the U.S. women's soccer team tries to salvage its Olympic tournament in the bronze medal match. The U.S. men's basketball team is one game away from its 16th Olympic men’s basketball gold medal with a semifinal matchup against Australia.
LaMarcus Aldridge is “seriously considering” a return to the NBA after retiring in the middle of last season due to an ongoing heart condition. The report comes from Adrian Wojnarowski, who tweeted the news this afternoon, citing ESPN sources. Per Woj:. After medical consultation, seven-time All-Star F LaMarcus Aldridge is...
LaMarcus Aldridge seriously considering return to NBA after retiring last season with heart issue, per report
Shortly after joining the Brooklyn Nets this past season, an irregular heartbeat forced veteran forward LaMarcus Aldridge to announce his retirement from the game. While the news was stunning at the time, it appears as though Aldridge hasn't completely closed the book on his basketball career. Aldridge has consulted with...