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First-round picks speak with NBA Radio following the draft

The 2015 NBA Draft is in the books, and now only time will tell who came out winners and who came out losers. It was a proud and exciting night for all who were picked, many of whom spoke with … Continued

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First-round picks speak with NBA Radio following the draft

The 2015 NBA Draft is in the books, and now only time will tell who came out winners and who came out losers. It was a proud and exciting night for all who were picked, many of whom spoke with … Continued

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Who will be a steal and who will be a bust in the NBA Draft?

It’s draft day for the NBA, a night when teams take on the never-easy task of making that perfect pick to improve their squad for next season and beyond. As always, this year’s NBA Draft will feature both steals and … Continued

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Who will be a steal and who will be a bust in the NBA Draft?

It’s draft day for the NBA, a night when teams take on the never-easy task of making that perfect pick to improve their squad for next season and beyond. As always, this year’s NBA Draft will feature both steals and … Continued

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How the Knicks should approach the free agent market

After missing the playoffs for the second straight year and finishing the season with the NBA’s second worst record at 17-65, the New York Knicks obviously have a lot of work to do this off-season. That includes Thursday’s NBA Draft, … Continued

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How the Knicks should approach the free agent market

After missing the playoffs for the second straight year and finishing the season with the NBA’s second worst record at 17-65, the New York Knicks obviously have a lot of work to do this off-season. That includes Thursday’s NBA Draft, … Continued

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Looking ahead, what will be Stephen Curry’s legacy?

Most Valuable Player, 2015 NBA champion, second in field-goal percentage, and league leader in 3-pointers for the third straight year. It was truly an incredible season for Golden State Warriors’ point guard Stephen Curry, and he has, without a doubt, established … Continued

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Looking ahead, what will be Stephen Curry’s legacy?

Most Valuable Player, 2015 NBA champion, second in field-goal percentage, and league leader in 3-pointers for the third straight year. It was truly an incredible season for Golden State Warriors’ point guard Stephen Curry, and he has, without a doubt, established … Continued

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Does NBA Finals loss harm LeBron’s legacy?

The Golden State Warriors captured their first NBA championship since 1975 last night, defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 6, 105-97. While regular-season MVP Stephen Curry and Finals MVP Andre Iguodala celebrated their victory, Cleveland’s LeBron James walked off the court … Continued

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Does NBA Finals loss harm LeBron’s legacy?

The Golden State Warriors captured their first NBA championship since 1975 last night, defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 6, 105-97. While regular-season MVP Stephen Curry and Finals MVP Andre Iguodala celebrated their victory, Cleveland’s LeBron James walked off the court … Continued

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The great debate: Jordan or LeBron?

“LeBron James or Michael Jordan?” It’s a debate we’ll hear for years to come, and likely one we’ll never settle. It’s hard to argue against Jordan’s six championships with the Chicago Bulls from 1991-93 and ’96-98, but James carrying his … Continued

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The great debate: Jordan or LeBron?

“LeBron James or Michael Jordan?” It’s a debate we’ll hear for years to come, and likely one we’ll never settle. It’s hard to argue against Jordan’s six championships with the Chicago Bulls from 1991-93 and ’96-98, but James carrying his … Continued

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Robert Horry: Rockets would’ve ‘annihilated’ Bulls in ’94 and ’95

From the 1990-91 NBA season through the 1997-98 season, the Chicago Bulls and Houston Rockets won all eight of the league’s championships. The two teams never met in the Finals over that span, though. With Jordan on his baseball sabbatical, … Continued

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Robert Horry: Rockets would’ve ‘annihilated’ Bulls in ’94 and ’95

From the 1990-91 NBA season through the 1997-98 season, the Chicago Bulls and Houston Rockets won all eight of the league’s championships. The two teams never met in the Finals over that span, though. With Jordan on his baseball sabbatical, … Continued

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Quiz: No. 1 on the charts and in the NBA Draft

As we enjoy the end of the 2014-15 NBA season and the Warriors’ NBA championship, it’s time to look forward to the 2015 NBA Draft, taking place Thursday, June 25th at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. So here’s a little workday … Continued

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Quiz: No. 1 on the charts and in the NBA Draft

As we enjoy the end of the 2014-15 NBA season and the Warriors’ NBA championship, it’s time to look forward to the 2015 NBA Draft, taking place Thursday, June 25th at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. So here’s a little workday … Continued

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NBA Draft: Predict the top 10 picks with NBA Radio’s hosts

Which big man will go first overall? Will D’Angelo Russell or Emmanuel Mudiay be the first guard off the board? And what will happen with what Bleacher Report’s Tyler Conway called arguably the most intriguing pick of the first round, … Continued

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NBA Draft: Predict the top 10 picks with NBA Radio’s hosts

Which big man will go first overall? Will D’Angelo Russell or Emmanuel Mudiay be the first guard off the board? And what will happen with what Bleacher Report’s Tyler Conway called arguably the most intriguing pick of the first round, … Continued

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Schein on the NBA Finals: LeBron, Cavs will win

Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and the Golden State Warriors are the favorites to win this year’s NBA Finals. Adam Schein knows that. But he also knows LeBron James plays for the Cleveland Cavaliers. And that’s why he’s taking the Cavs … Continued

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Schein on the NBA Finals: LeBron, Cavs will win

Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and the Golden State Warriors are the favorites to win this year’s NBA Finals. Adam Schein knows that. But he also knows LeBron James plays for the Cleveland Cavaliers. And that’s why he’s taking the Cavs … Continued

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Air ball or His Airness? Take our NBA Finals quiz

The countdown to the 2015 NBA Finals continues, as only the Atlanta Hawks, Cleveland Cavaliers, Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets remain standing in the NBA Playoffs. This season’s nearing conclusions had us feeling nostalgic. So we looked back at … Continued

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Air ball or His Airness? Take our NBA Finals quiz

The countdown to the 2015 NBA Finals continues, as only the Atlanta Hawks, Cleveland Cavaliers, Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets remain standing in the NBA Playoffs. This season’s nearing conclusions had us feeling nostalgic. So we looked back at … Continued

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Stephen Curry has to win MVP, Rick Barry says

In his last NBA MVP ladder, published on April 10th, NBA.com’s Sekou Smith said that the award was down to a two-man race: Houston Rockets guard James Harden and Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry. Monday on SiriusXM NBA Radio, … Continued

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Stephen Curry has to win MVP, Rick Barry says

In his last NBA MVP ladder, published on April 10th, NBA.com’s Sekou Smith said that the award was down to a two-man race: Houston Rockets guard James Harden and Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry. Monday on SiriusXM NBA Radio, … Continued

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NBA Today Week 23 recap: Brooklyn Nets make a move

Over the last week, the Brooklyn Nets have made a small jump in the playoff picture from the No. 8 to the No. 7 seed. More importantly however (in our minds at least), the Nets have also made a jump in … Continued

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NBA Today Week 23 recap: Brooklyn Nets make a move

Over the last week, the Brooklyn Nets have made a small jump in the playoff picture from the No. 8 to the No. 7 seed. More importantly however (in our minds at least), the Nets have also made a jump in … Continued

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NBA Today Week 22 recap: Grizzlies take a tumble

The Grizzlies’ week can be summed up like this. For the first time since our Nov. 3 rankings, the Memphis Grizzlies sit outside the top five. The three-spot drop isn’t totally unwarranted after the Grizzlies went 1-3 last week, the lone … Continued

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NBA Today Week 22 recap: Grizzlies take a tumble

The Grizzlies’ week can be summed up like this. For the first time since our Nov. 3 rankings, the Memphis Grizzlies sit outside the top five. The three-spot drop isn’t totally unwarranted after the Grizzlies went 1-3 last week, the lone … Continued

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Isiah Thomas breaks down the NBA MVP race

NBA legend Isiah Thomas is glad he doesn’t have an MVP vote this year. The Most Valuable Player race is as wide open as it’s been in a long time, with Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook, Houston Rockets guard … Continued

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Isiah Thomas breaks down the NBA MVP race

NBA legend Isiah Thomas is glad he doesn’t have an MVP vote this year. The Most Valuable Player race is as wide open as it’s been in a long time, with Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook, Houston Rockets guard … Continued

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NBA Today Week 21 recap: Lots of respect for Spurs; not so much for Bucks

R-E-S-P-E-C-T. Otis Redding and Aretha Franklin sang about it, and our analysts have it, for Gregg Popovich and the Spurs. Despite having the sixth-best record in the West, our analysts slot them as the fourth best team in the conference. … Continued

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NBA Today Week 21 recap: Lots of respect for Spurs; not so much for Bucks

R-E-S-P-E-C-T. Otis Redding and Aretha Franklin sang about it, and our analysts have it, for Gregg Popovich and the Spurs. Despite having the sixth-best record in the West, our analysts slot them as the fourth best team in the conference. … Continued

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NBA Today Week 20 recap: Detroit Pistons’ rollercoaster season continues

Entering the season, the Pistons were ranked as a fringe playoff team in the East (No. 21 overall, No. 10 in East). However, things quickly went south for Stan Van Gundy and crew, dropping all the way to the bottom spot … Continued

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NBA Today Week 20 recap: Detroit Pistons’ rollercoaster season continues

Entering the season, the Pistons were ranked as a fringe playoff team in the East (No. 21 overall, No. 10 in East). However, things quickly went south for Stan Van Gundy and crew, dropping all the way to the bottom spot … Continued

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NBA Today Week 19 recap: Indiana Pacers keep on rolling

On Feb. 2, the Indiana Pacers were ranked No. 24 by our analysts. Since then, the Pacers have the best record in the NBA (11-2), and our panel has reacted accordingly. The Pacers have moved up eight spots to No. 16 over … Continued

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NBA Today Week 19 recap: Indiana Pacers keep on rolling

On Feb. 2, the Indiana Pacers were ranked No. 24 by our analysts. Since then, the Pacers have the best record in the NBA (11-2), and our panel has reacted accordingly. The Pacers have moved up eight spots to No. 16 over … Continued

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NBA Today Week 18 recap: Trouble for Raptors, Wizards

The Raptors and Wizards both spent time in our NBA Today top-five at some point this season. However, after they went a combined 1-7 this week, both teams are firmly outside the top-10. The concerning part for both teams is … Continued

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NBA Today Week 18 recap: Trouble for Raptors, Wizards

The Raptors and Wizards both spent time in our NBA Today top-five at some point this season. However, after they went a combined 1-7 this week, both teams are firmly outside the top-10. The concerning part for both teams is … Continued

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Russell Westbrook the NBA MVP? Ric Bucher lays out the possibility

Remember early in the season, when we were wondering whether the hobbled Oklahoma City Thunder would even be able to make the playoffs? Well now here we are, 57 games into the season, and OKC is in eighth going on … Continued

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Russell Westbrook the NBA MVP? Ric Bucher lays out the possibility

Remember early in the season, when we were wondering whether the hobbled Oklahoma City Thunder would even be able to make the playoffs? Well now here we are, 57 games into the season, and OKC is in eighth going on … Continued

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How do the Knicks turn it around in one year? Brian Geltzeiler’s got a blueprint

Forget Marc Gasol. (He’ll stay in Memphis or go to San Antonio to replace Tim Duncan.) Forget LaMarcus Aldridge. (He’s staying in Portland.) Forget Kevin Love, and Goran Dragic, and Rajon Rondo. The New York Knicks need to manage their … Continued

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How do the Knicks turn it around in one year? Brian Geltzeiler’s got a blueprint

Forget Marc Gasol. (He’ll stay in Memphis or go to San Antonio to replace Tim Duncan.) Forget LaMarcus Aldridge. (He’s staying in Portland.) Forget Kevin Love, and Goran Dragic, and Rajon Rondo. The New York Knicks need to manage their … Continued

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NBA Today Week 17 recap: Midseason awards edition

Back in October, we asked our NBA Today analysts to make some preseason predictions. During the All-Star break, we gave the analysts a chance to evaluate their initial picks, hand out some mid-season awards and make new predictions for what … Continued

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NBA Today Week 17 recap: Midseason awards edition

Back in October, we asked our NBA Today analysts to make some preseason predictions. During the All-Star break, we gave the analysts a chance to evaluate their initial picks, hand out some mid-season awards and make new predictions for what … Continued

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Adam Schein ‘destroys’ the ‘selfish’ Carmelo Anthony

Mad Dog Sports Radio host Adam Schein is normally a Carmelo Anthony apologist. “When they say Melo is a loser,” Schein said, “I say, ‘Garbage.’ I say, ‘Look at what he’s done in the Olympics. Look at what he did … Continued

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Adam Schein ‘destroys’ the ‘selfish’ Carmelo Anthony

Mad Dog Sports Radio host Adam Schein is normally a Carmelo Anthony apologist. “When they say Melo is a loser,” Schein said, “I say, ‘Garbage.’ I say, ‘Look at what he’s done in the Olympics. Look at what he did … Continued

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Schein: Gregg Popovich the greatest coach in NBA history

San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich became the newest member of the 1,000-win club Monday night when his team picked up a come-from-behind victory over the Indiana Pacers. With the win, San Antonio improved to 33-19, firmly in the Western … Continued

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Schein: Gregg Popovich the greatest coach in NBA history

San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich became the newest member of the 1,000-win club Monday night when his team picked up a come-from-behind victory over the Indiana Pacers. With the win, San Antonio improved to 33-19, firmly in the Western … Continued

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NBA Today Week 15 recap: Rubio returns, T’Wolves thrive

After two weeks at the bottom of the rankings, the Minnesota Timberwolves shot up to No. 26. The Timberwolves had a very impressive week, not just winning games, but beating quality teams like the No. 21 Heat, No. 19 Pistons … Continued

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NBA Today Week 15 recap: Rubio returns, T’Wolves thrive

After two weeks at the bottom of the rankings, the Minnesota Timberwolves shot up to No. 26. The Timberwolves had a very impressive week, not just winning games, but beating quality teams like the No. 21 Heat, No. 19 Pistons … Continued

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What will define a ‘successful’ season for the Atlanta Hawks?

Monday night, the Atlanta Hawks lost for the first time in 2015, a 115-100 defeat at the hands of Anthony Davis and the New Orleans Pelicans. It marked the end of a 19-game winning streak for the Hawks, who now … Continued

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What will define a ‘successful’ season for the Atlanta Hawks?

Monday night, the Atlanta Hawks lost for the first time in 2015, a 115-100 defeat at the hands of Anthony Davis and the New Orleans Pelicans. It marked the end of a 19-game winning streak for the Hawks, who now … Continued

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NBA Today Week 14 recap: Atlanta Hawks claim the throne

For the first time since Nov. 3, a team other than the Golden State Warriors has the honor of the top spot in the NBA Today Rankings. The Hawks have been great for a while now (33-2 since Thanksgiving), but it … Continued

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NBA Today Week 14 recap: Atlanta Hawks claim the throne

For the first time since Nov. 3, a team other than the Golden State Warriors has the honor of the top spot in the NBA Today Rankings. The Hawks have been great for a while now (33-2 since Thanksgiving), but it … Continued

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NBA Today Week 13 recap: Cavs, Clippers making moves

Just over two weeks ago the Cleveland Cavaliers pulled off two sizable trades, acquiring J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert from the Knicks and Timofey Mozgov from the Nuggets. A couple weeks later, we see those trades are paying off. While … Continued

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NBA Today Week 13 recap: Cavs, Clippers making moves

Just over two weeks ago the Cleveland Cavaliers pulled off two sizable trades, acquiring J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert from the Knicks and Timofey Mozgov from the Nuggets. A couple weeks later, we see those trades are paying off. While … Continued

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Oscar Robertson hosting Martin Luther King Jr. Day special on SiriusXM NBA Radio

One of the greatest all-around players in NBA history, Oscar Robertson, will host a Martin Luther King Jr. Day special on SiriusXM NBA Radio next Monday. During the hour-long show, which will air at 1 pm ET, Robertson will share … Continued

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Oscar Robertson hosting Martin Luther King Jr. Day special on SiriusXM NBA Radio

One of the greatest all-around players in NBA history, Oscar Robertson, will host a Martin Luther King Jr. Day special on SiriusXM NBA Radio next Monday. During the hour-long show, which will air at 1 pm ET, Robertson will share … Continued

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NBA Today Week 11 recap: New York Knicks at bottom of power rankings

For only the second time all season the 76ers do not occupy the bottom spot in our rankings. The 76ers previously jumped up to No. 29 in early December following their first two wins of the season. This week they … Continued

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NBA Today Week 11 recap: New York Knicks at bottom of power rankings

For only the second time all season the 76ers do not occupy the bottom spot in our rankings. The 76ers previously jumped up to No. 29 in early December following their first two wins of the season. This week they … Continued

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NBA Today Week 10 recap: Atlanta Hawks make a move

The biggest mover as we enter 2015 is the Atlanta Hawks. They made a big jump, five spots to No. 2, after their undefeated week of road games against the Bucks, the Jazz and (most impressively) the Blazers. While five … Continued

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NBA Today Week 10 recap: Atlanta Hawks make a move

The biggest mover as we enter 2015 is the Atlanta Hawks. They made a big jump, five spots to No. 2, after their undefeated week of road games against the Bucks, the Jazz and (most impressively) the Blazers. While five … Continued

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NBA Today Week 9 recap: Time to panic in Cleveland?

The Cavaliers have dropped to their lowest ranking all season at No. 14. The Cavs were has high as No. 3 in the first week of the season and as high as No. 8 earlier this month. However, troubling losses … Continued

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NBA Today Week 9 recap: Time to panic in Cleveland?

The Cavaliers have dropped to their lowest ranking all season at No. 14. The Cavs were has high as No. 3 in the first week of the season and as high as No. 8 earlier this month. However, troubling losses … Continued

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John Stockton critical of ‘soft’ NBA

John Stockton had a back-in-my-day moment this week on SiriusXM Bleacher Report Radio – one that probably resonated with a significant percentage of NBA fans. During an interview with Ric Bucher, the former Utah Jazz point guard called the NBA “soft,” … Continued

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John Stockton critical of ‘soft’ NBA

John Stockton had a back-in-my-day moment this week on SiriusXM Bleacher Report Radio – one that probably resonated with a significant percentage of NBA fans. During an interview with Ric Bucher, the former Utah Jazz point guard called the NBA “soft,” … Continued

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Gary Payton: NBA has just three ‘true’ point guards

Forget Stephen Curry, and Deron Williams, and John Wall, and Jrue Holiday; according to Basketball Hall of Famer Gary Payton, there are just three true point guards left in the NBA. Last week on SiriusXM NBA Radio, host Justin Termine … Continued

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Gary Payton: NBA has just three ‘true’ point guards

Forget Stephen Curry, and Deron Williams, and John Wall, and Jrue Holiday; according to Basketball Hall of Famer Gary Payton, there are just three true point guards left in the NBA. Last week on SiriusXM NBA Radio, host Justin Termine … Continued

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NBA Today Week 7 recap: Bulls, Wizards come up big for East

Last week’s rankings showed the huge gap between the Western Conference and the Eastern Conference, with not a single team from the East ranked inside the top seven. The East responded this week, though. Both the Bulls (vs. Blazers) and … Continued

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NBA Today Week 7 recap: Bulls, Wizards come up big for East

Last week’s rankings showed the huge gap between the Western Conference and the Eastern Conference, with not a single team from the East ranked inside the top seven. The East responded this week, though. Both the Bulls (vs. Blazers) and … Continued

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NBA Today Week 6 recap: Here come the Thunder

Going 2-1 in a week with wins over the 29th and 30th ranked teams in these rankings wouldn’t normally be a reason to jump five spots in the rankings, but when those wins are accompanied by the return of MVP Kevin Durant? … Continued

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NBA Today Week 6 recap: Here come the Thunder

Going 2-1 in a week with wins over the 29th and 30th ranked teams in these rankings wouldn’t normally be a reason to jump five spots in the rankings, but when those wins are accompanied by the return of MVP Kevin Durant? … Continued

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Malik Rose’s Half-Dozen: Best NBA trash talkers

SiriusXM NBA Radio’s Malik Rose played for four teams over 13 seasons in the NBA, winning championships with the San Antonio Spurs in 1999 and 2003. Translation: He knows the Association. In this monthly feature, Rose counts down his top … Continued

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Malik Rose’s Half-Dozen: Best NBA trash talkers

SiriusXM NBA Radio’s Malik Rose played for four teams over 13 seasons in the NBA, winning championships with the San Antonio Spurs in 1999 and 2003. Translation: He knows the Association. In this monthly feature, Rose counts down his top … Continued

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NBA Today Week 5 recap: Warriors repeat atop power rankings

Shane Connolly recaps the fifth week of the NBA season. Last week, the Warriors were the consensus No. 1 team in the NBA Today Power Rankings. They were challenged this week, but managed to sweep a four-game East Coast road trip. The … Continued

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NBA Today Week 5 recap: Warriors repeat atop power rankings

Shane Connolly recaps the fifth week of the NBA season. Last week, the Warriors were the consensus No. 1 team in the NBA Today Power Rankings. They were challenged this week, but managed to sweep a four-game East Coast road trip. The … Continued

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Ray Allen on the Grizzlies? Penny Hardaway, Memphis part-owner, makes case

Almost one-quarter of the way into the 2014-15 NBA season, the greatest outside shooter in league history, Ray Allen, is still a free agent. Cavs, Bulls, Wizards, Spurs among the 7 teams interested in Ray Allen. Allen's in Miami, keeping … Continued

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Ray Allen on the Grizzlies? Penny Hardaway, Memphis part-owner, makes case

Almost one-quarter of the way into the 2014-15 NBA season, the greatest outside shooter in league history, Ray Allen, is still a free agent. Cavs, Bulls, Wizards, Spurs among the 7 teams interested in Ray Allen. Allen's in Miami, keeping … Continued

NBA

This guy’s going to all 82 New York Knicks games

Meet Dennis Doyle. Doyle, a former lawyer, called into SiriusXM NBA Radio last weekend to brag about … err … explain why he decided to spend six months following the New York Knicks around the United States. Doyle told SiriusXM … Continued

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This guy’s going to all 82 New York Knicks games

Meet Dennis Doyle. Doyle, a former lawyer, called into SiriusXM NBA Radio last weekend to brag about … err … explain why he decided to spend six months following the New York Knicks around the United States. Doyle told SiriusXM … Continued

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Why Carmelo Anthony-for-Kobe Bryant makes sense … and will never happen

The Los Angeles Lakers are going nowhere fast. The New York Knicks are going nowhere fast. The only logical solution? A Kobe Bryant-for-Carmelo Anthony swap. At least, that’s the only logical solution when it comes to Twitter rumors. Tuesday on … Continued

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Why Carmelo Anthony-for-Kobe Bryant makes sense … and will never happen

The Los Angeles Lakers are going nowhere fast. The New York Knicks are going nowhere fast. The only logical solution? A Kobe Bryant-for-Carmelo Anthony swap. At least, that’s the only logical solution when it comes to Twitter rumors. Tuesday on … Continued

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Basketball and Beyond: Adam Silver eyes long-term NBA expansion to Europe

There’s little question about the NBA’s global reach. The league draws players from around the world, and they’ve played preseason and regular season games outside of North America since 1978. This season brought eight different NBA teams to Mexico, England, … Continued

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Basketball and Beyond: Adam Silver eyes long-term NBA expansion to Europe

There’s little question about the NBA’s global reach. The league draws players from around the world, and they’ve played preseason and regular season games outside of North America since 1978. This season brought eight different NBA teams to Mexico, England, … Continued

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NBA Today Week 4 recap: George Karl’s strong words for LeBron

Justin Termine recaps the fourth week of the NBA season. George Karl made his SiriusXM NBA Radio debut this past Friday, and he didn’t disappoint, bringing strong takes right from the start. While he called the Warriors the best roster in … Continued

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NBA Today Week 4 recap: George Karl’s strong words for LeBron

Justin Termine recaps the fourth week of the NBA season. George Karl made his SiriusXM NBA Radio debut this past Friday, and he didn’t disappoint, bringing strong takes right from the start. While he called the Warriors the best roster in … Continued

Sports

This Week on Morning Men w/ Evan Cohen & Mike Babchik

WHAT I LEARNED THIS WEEK… A lot happens on Morning Men on Mad Dog Sports Radio SiriusXM CH. 85, so it’s a good thing that a guy like me takes notes on everything I’ve learned over the course of the … Continued

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This Week on Morning Men w/ Evan Cohen & Mike Babchik

WHAT I LEARNED THIS WEEK… A lot happens on Morning Men on Mad Dog Sports Radio SiriusXM CH. 85, so it’s a good thing that a guy like me takes notes on everything I’ve learned over the course of the … Continued

NBA

Eric Bledsoe: Kentucky Wildcats would win series against Philadelphia 76ers

Take it from a Wildcat alum: the University of Kentucky would have its way with the Philadelphia 76ers. Wednesday on SiriusXM NBA Radio, Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe was asked whether Kentucky had any chance against the 0-10 76ers in … Continued

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Eric Bledsoe: Kentucky Wildcats would win series against Philadelphia 76ers

Take it from a Wildcat alum: the University of Kentucky would have its way with the Philadelphia 76ers. Wednesday on SiriusXM NBA Radio, Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe was asked whether Kentucky had any chance against the 0-10 76ers in … Continued

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NBA Today Week 3 recap: This Rose has wilted

Justin Termine recaps the third week of the NBA season. FEELING SORE ABOUT DERRICK ROSE I’ve spoken to several former players over the last few years about Derrick Rose, both on and off the record.  Both on and off the record, … Continued

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NBA Today Week 3 recap: This Rose has wilted

Justin Termine recaps the third week of the NBA season. FEELING SORE ABOUT DERRICK ROSE I’ve spoken to several former players over the last few years about Derrick Rose, both on and off the record.  Both on and off the record, … Continued

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5 questions with Year One’s Aaron Gordon

Orlando Magic rookie Aaron Gordon walks into a karaoke bar … SiriusXM NBA Radio Year One host Aaron Gordon sat down from his studio to answer five burning questions: What part of your game did you work on most during … Continued

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5 questions with Year One’s Aaron Gordon

Orlando Magic rookie Aaron Gordon walks into a karaoke bar … SiriusXM NBA Radio Year One host Aaron Gordon sat down from his studio to answer five burning questions: What part of your game did you work on most during … Continued

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NBA Today Week 2 recap: What’s up, Pop?

Justin Termine recaps the first week of the NBA season. A GREAT START TO THE SEASON … OTHER THAN IN SAN ANTONIO There have been so many good stories throughout the first two weeks of the season. The Kings are off … Continued

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NBA Today Week 2 recap: What’s up, Pop?

Justin Termine recaps the first week of the NBA season. A GREAT START TO THE SEASON … OTHER THAN IN SAN ANTONIO There have been so many good stories throughout the first two weeks of the season. The Kings are off … Continued

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David Robinson hosting Veterans Day special on SiriusXM NBA Radio

San Antonio Spurs legend and U.S. Naval Academy graduate David Robinson will host a Veterans Day special on SiriusXM NBA Radio Tuesday, Nov. 11 at 6 pm ET. SiriusXM’s David Webb will co-host the special. Webb and Robinson will honor … Continued

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David Robinson hosting Veterans Day special on SiriusXM NBA Radio

San Antonio Spurs legend and U.S. Naval Academy graduate David Robinson will host a Veterans Day special on SiriusXM NBA Radio Tuesday, Nov. 11 at 6 pm ET. SiriusXM’s David Webb will co-host the special. Webb and Robinson will honor … Continued

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Malik Rose’s Half-Dozen: Best NBA cities

SiriusXM NBA Radio’s Malik Rose played for four teams over 13 seasons in the NBA, winning championships with the San Antonio Spurs in 1999 and 2003. Translation: He knows the Association. In this monthly feature, Rose counts down his top … Continued

NBA

Malik Rose’s Half-Dozen: Best NBA cities

SiriusXM NBA Radio’s Malik Rose played for four teams over 13 seasons in the NBA, winning championships with the San Antonio Spurs in 1999 and 2003. Translation: He knows the Association. In this monthly feature, Rose counts down his top … Continued

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Stacey King not surprised by Miami Heat hot start

Bid adieu to LeBron James, take over the Eastern Conference? OK, maybe not quite, but the Miami Heat are sitting pretty, 3-0 one week into the NBA season. The Heat also own the best point differential in the Eastern Conference (plus-11.3 … Continued

NBA, Sports

Stacey King not surprised by Miami Heat hot start

Bid adieu to LeBron James, take over the Eastern Conference? OK, maybe not quite, but the Miami Heat are sitting pretty, 3-0 one week into the NBA season. The Heat also own the best point differential in the Eastern Conference (plus-11.3 … Continued

NBA

NBA Today Week 1 recap: Do LeBron and Blatt have a point?

Justin Termine recaps the first week of the NBA season. The first week of the NBA season is complete, and after watching as many games as possible my argument against scaling back both games and minutes is has become even … Continued

NBA

NBA Today Week 1 recap: Do LeBron and Blatt have a point?

Justin Termine recaps the first week of the NBA season. The first week of the NBA season is complete, and after watching as many games as possible my argument against scaling back both games and minutes is has become even … Continued

NBA

Mark Jackson: Cleveland Cavaliers favorites to win championship

Mark Jackson isn’t concerned about growing pains for the Cleveland Cavaliers. The former Golden State Warriors coach feels the talent between the trio of LeBron James, Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving will make up for any lack of chemistry that comes … Continued

NBA

Mark Jackson: Cleveland Cavaliers favorites to win championship

Mark Jackson isn’t concerned about growing pains for the Cleveland Cavaliers. The former Golden State Warriors coach feels the talent between the trio of LeBron James, Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving will make up for any lack of chemistry that comes … Continued

NBA

Aaron Gordon joins SiriusXM NBA Radio as player-host

Portland Trail Blazers guard C.J. McCollum is passing the baton to Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon. As McCollum sets off on his sophomore NBA campaign, Gordon, the fourth overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, will host the second season … Continued

NBA

Aaron Gordon joins SiriusXM NBA Radio as player-host

Portland Trail Blazers guard C.J. McCollum is passing the baton to Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon. As McCollum sets off on his sophomore NBA campaign, Gordon, the fourth overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, will host the second season … Continued

NBA

Michael Jordan on LeBron, Kobe, D-Wade comparisons: Unfair

LeBron James, Kobe Bryant and Dwyane Wade are probably pretty tired of the Michael Jordan comparisons. How about MJ himself? His Airness spoke with Mad Dog Sports Radio’s Stephen A. Smith Tuesday about, among other things, what it’s like being on … Continued

NBA

Michael Jordan on LeBron, Kobe, D-Wade comparisons: Unfair

LeBron James, Kobe Bryant and Dwyane Wade are probably pretty tired of the Michael Jordan comparisons. How about MJ himself? His Airness spoke with Mad Dog Sports Radio’s Stephen A. Smith Tuesday about, among other things, what it’s like being on … Continued

NBA

NBA Today’s preseason award picks and rankings: Love for LeBron, Spurs, Bulls

SiriusXM NBA Radio’s Shane Connolly takes readers through the award and postseason predictions, and preseason power rankings, of the SiriusXM NBA Radio NBA Today team. CONSENSUS PRESEASON POWER RANKINGS San Antonio Spurs Chicago Bulls Los Angeles Clippers Cleveland Cavaliers Golden … Continued

NBA

NBA Today’s preseason award picks and rankings: Love for LeBron, Spurs, Bulls

SiriusXM NBA Radio’s Shane Connolly takes readers through the award and postseason predictions, and preseason power rankings, of the SiriusXM NBA Radio NBA Today team. CONSENSUS PRESEASON POWER RANKINGS San Antonio Spurs Chicago Bulls Los Angeles Clippers Cleveland Cavaliers Golden … Continued

NBA

CJ McCollum makes case for raising NBA age limit to 21

Portland Trail Blazers guard and SiriusXM NBA Radio host C.J. McCollum was the first senior taken in the 2013 NBA Draft at No. 10 overall, and one of just three taken in the first round of the draft (Mason Plumlee … Continued

NBA

CJ McCollum makes case for raising NBA age limit to 21

Portland Trail Blazers guard and SiriusXM NBA Radio host C.J. McCollum was the first senior taken in the 2013 NBA Draft at No. 10 overall, and one of just three taken in the first round of the draft (Mason Plumlee … Continued

NBA, Sports

David Robinson doesn’t hate the idea of a shorter NBA season

Sunday at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, the Nets and Celtics played basketball for just 44 minutes. The shortened game was part of an experiment to test the pros and cons of shortening the length of a standard NBA game. … Continued

NBA, Sports

David Robinson doesn’t hate the idea of a shorter NBA season

Sunday at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, the Nets and Celtics played basketball for just 44 minutes. The shortened game was part of an experiment to test the pros and cons of shortening the length of a standard NBA game. … Continued

NBA

Malik Rose’s Half-Dozen: What you didn’t know about Tim Duncan

SiriusXM NBA Radio’s Malik Rose played for four teams over 13 seasons in the NBA, winning championships with the San Antonio Spurs in 1999 and 2003. Translation: He knows the Association. In this monthly feature, Rose counts down his top … Continued

NBA

Malik Rose’s Half-Dozen: What you didn’t know about Tim Duncan

SiriusXM NBA Radio’s Malik Rose played for four teams over 13 seasons in the NBA, winning championships with the San Antonio Spurs in 1999 and 2003. Translation: He knows the Association. In this monthly feature, Rose counts down his top … Continued

NBA

Highlights from SiriusXM NBA Radio’s 2014 training camp tour

Throughout October, SiriusXM NBA Radio is broadcasting live on location from a dozen NBA preseason camps around the country. On the schedule: The Spurs, Celtics, Nets, Hornets, Cavaliers, Warriors, Rockets, Clippers, Thunder, Suns, Trail Blazers and Raptors. See below and … Continued

NBA

Highlights from SiriusXM NBA Radio’s 2014 training camp tour

Throughout October, SiriusXM NBA Radio is broadcasting live on location from a dozen NBA preseason camps around the country. On the schedule: The Spurs, Celtics, Nets, Hornets, Cavaliers, Warriors, Rockets, Clippers, Thunder, Suns, Trail Blazers and Raptors. See below and … Continued

NBA

Jabari Parker’s dad clears air on son’s work ethic, weight and education

Prior to the 2014 NBA Draft, in June, ESPN reporter Chad Ford cited a source in a report who suggested Jabari Parker “tanked” a workout with the Cleveland Cavaliers in order to increase his chances of dropping to the No. … Continued

NBA

Jabari Parker’s dad clears air on son’s work ethic, weight and education

Prior to the 2014 NBA Draft, in June, ESPN reporter Chad Ford cited a source in a report who suggested Jabari Parker “tanked” a workout with the Cleveland Cavaliers in order to increase his chances of dropping to the No. … Continued

NBA

Malik Rose’s Half-Dozen: Worst-dressed NBA coaches

SiriusXM NBA Radio’s Malik Rose played for four teams over 13 seasons in the NBA, winning championships with the San Antonio Spurs in 1999 and 2003. Translation: He knows the Association. In this monthly feature, Rose counts down his top … Continued

NBA

Malik Rose’s Half-Dozen: Worst-dressed NBA coaches

SiriusXM NBA Radio’s Malik Rose played for four teams over 13 seasons in the NBA, winning championships with the San Antonio Spurs in 1999 and 2003. Translation: He knows the Association. In this monthly feature, Rose counts down his top … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, NBA

Shaquille O’Neal names his emcee starting 5

The Big Aristotle, aka The Big Cactus, aka Shaq Daddy, aka Shaq Fu, aka Superman, Shaquille “Diesel” O’Neal, knows hip-hop. And this week on Shade 45’s Sway in the Morning, Shaq shared with Sway his five favorite emcees … with … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, NBA

Shaquille O’Neal names his emcee starting 5

The Big Aristotle, aka The Big Cactus, aka Shaq Daddy, aka Shaq Fu, aka Superman, Shaquille “Diesel” O’Neal, knows hip-hop. And this week on Shade 45’s Sway in the Morning, Shaq shared with Sway his five favorite emcees … with … Continued

NBA, Sports

Malik Rose Q&A: Hoops, movies and Tim Duncan

SiriusXM NBA Radio host Malik Rose talks about life on and off the court with producer Alexandra Santiago. What’s your proudest memory of your playing days? I’d say my proudest memory is winning those championships (with the Spurs). So where … Continued

NBA, Sports

Malik Rose Q&A: Hoops, movies and Tim Duncan

SiriusXM NBA Radio host Malik Rose talks about life on and off the court with producer Alexandra Santiago. What’s your proudest memory of your playing days? I’d say my proudest memory is winning those championships (with the Spurs). So where … Continued

NBA

SiriusXM NBA Radio talks to EVERYONE at the NBA Panini Rookie Photo Shoot

Warning: For the hardcore NBA fans only. This weekened, SiriusXM NBA Radio set up shop at the NBA’s Panini Rookie Photo Shoot. The league’s newcomers were on hand, donning their new jerseys and talking about their journeys to the Association … Continued

NBA

SiriusXM NBA Radio talks to EVERYONE at the NBA Panini Rookie Photo Shoot

Warning: For the hardcore NBA fans only. This weekened, SiriusXM NBA Radio set up shop at the NBA’s Panini Rookie Photo Shoot. The league’s newcomers were on hand, donning their new jerseys and talking about their journeys to the Association … Continued

Sports

Schein on Sports: Week in review and a weekend preview (7/21-7/25)

Everything you need to know heading into the weekend in the world of sports. Pop. Sizzle. The biggest story of the week was Tony Dungy’s take on Michael Sam in the Tampa Tribune. Dungy told longtime writer Ira Kaufman that he wouldn’t … Continued

Sports

Schein on Sports: Week in review and a weekend preview (7/21-7/25)

Everything you need to know heading into the weekend in the world of sports. Pop. Sizzle. The biggest story of the week was Tony Dungy’s take on Michael Sam in the Tampa Tribune. Dungy told longtime writer Ira Kaufman that he wouldn’t … Continued

NBA, Sports

Former player explains why David Blatt, Cleveland a ‘good fit’

Former Ohio State guard Scoonie Penn, who spent a decade playing overseas, joined SiriusXM NBA Radio this weekend to talk about his former coach and current Cleveland Cavaliers head coach, David Blatt. Penn felt that the situation in Cleveland – … Continued

NBA, Sports

Former player explains why David Blatt, Cleveland a ‘good fit’

Former Ohio State guard Scoonie Penn, who spent a decade playing overseas, joined SiriusXM NBA Radio this weekend to talk about his former coach and current Cleveland Cavaliers head coach, David Blatt. Penn felt that the situation in Cleveland – … Continued

NBA, Sports

Jeff Van Gundy wonders if Cavaliers have pieces to acquire Kevin Love

Friday on Mad Dog Sports Radio, Jeff Van Gundy joined Chris Russo, and explained to Mad Dog why the Cleveland Cavaliers aren’t in the best position to acquire Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love. “I think it would start with [Andrew] … Continued

NBA, Sports

Jeff Van Gundy wonders if Cavaliers have pieces to acquire Kevin Love

Friday on Mad Dog Sports Radio, Jeff Van Gundy joined Chris Russo, and explained to Mad Dog why the Cleveland Cavaliers aren’t in the best position to acquire Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love. “I think it would start with [Andrew] … Continued

Sports

Schein on Sports: Week in review and a weekend preview (7/7-7/11)

Everything you need to know heading into the weekend in the world of sports. Pop. Sizzle. The biggest stories of the week were the ongoing developments in NBA free agency, specifically the Summer of ‘Melo and the Summer of LeBron. Going back to … Continued

Sports

Schein on Sports: Week in review and a weekend preview (7/7-7/11)

Everything you need to know heading into the weekend in the world of sports. Pop. Sizzle. The biggest stories of the week were the ongoing developments in NBA free agency, specifically the Summer of ‘Melo and the Summer of LeBron. Going back to … Continued

NBA, Sports

SiriusXM NBA Radio’s Lionel Hollins off to Brooklyn

C’mon, NBA. Again? For the third time this offseason – remember Steve Kerr and Sam Mitchell? – a SiriusXM NBA Radio host will coach in the Association in 2014. Lionel Hollins landed the head coaching gig with the Brooklyn Nets after … Continued

NBA, Sports

SiriusXM NBA Radio’s Lionel Hollins off to Brooklyn

C’mon, NBA. Again? For the third time this offseason – remember Steve Kerr and Sam Mitchell? – a SiriusXM NBA Radio host will coach in the Association in 2014. Lionel Hollins landed the head coaching gig with the Brooklyn Nets after … Continued

NBA

Schein: Why LeBron to Cleveland can work

According to a report by Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski, LeBron James‘ agent, Rich Paul, believes the Cleveland Cavaliers are in a “strong position” acquire the former Cav. Adam Schein can hardly contain his excitement. Monday on his Mad Dog Sports … Continued

NBA

Schein: Why LeBron to Cleveland can work

According to a report by Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski, LeBron James‘ agent, Rich Paul, believes the Cleveland Cavaliers are in a “strong position” acquire the former Cav. Adam Schein can hardly contain his excitement. Monday on his Mad Dog Sports … Continued

NBA

5 things we learned from Sway’s interview with Andre Iguodala

2012 NBA All-Star. NBA All-Defensive First Team in 2013-14. Athletic, versatile, tenacious. If you like basketball, you like Andre Iguodala. Last week on Sway in the Morning, the Golden State Warriors veteran spoke with Sway, Heather B. and Tracy G. … Continued

NBA

5 things we learned from Sway’s interview with Andre Iguodala

2012 NBA All-Star. NBA All-Defensive First Team in 2013-14. Athletic, versatile, tenacious. If you like basketball, you like Andre Iguodala. Last week on Sway in the Morning, the Golden State Warriors veteran spoke with Sway, Heather B. and Tracy G. … Continued

NBA, Sports

Stu Jackson: Why Chicago Bulls and Carmelo Anthony are ideal match

Take a team that is one scorer away from competing for an Eastern Conference title and add arguably the best scorer in the NBA – no-brainer, right? Former NBA coach and Executive Vice President of the NBA Stu Jackson talked … Continued

NBA, Sports

Stu Jackson: Why Chicago Bulls and Carmelo Anthony are ideal match

Take a team that is one scorer away from competing for an Eastern Conference title and add arguably the best scorer in the NBA – no-brainer, right? Former NBA coach and Executive Vice President of the NBA Stu Jackson talked … Continued

NBA, Sports

What to make of Jason Kidd’s move to Milwaukee

Surprise, Nets fans! In the blink of an eye, your head coach is Wisconsin-bound. In a story that broke seemingly out of nowhere this weekend, Jason Kidd went from head coach of the Brooklyn Nets to head coach of the … Continued

NBA, Sports

What to make of Jason Kidd’s move to Milwaukee

Surprise, Nets fans! In the blink of an eye, your head coach is Wisconsin-bound. In a story that broke seemingly out of nowhere this weekend, Jason Kidd went from head coach of the Brooklyn Nets to head coach of the … Continued

NBA, Sports

Andre Iguodala really really doesn’t want the Golden State Warriors to trade Klay Thompson

You know those Klay Thompson trade rumors that keep popping up in your Twitter timeline? Andre Iguodala doesn’t want to hear them. Thompson’s Golden State Warriors teammate appeared on SiriusXM NBA Radio on Thursday, and voiced his unconditional support for … Continued

NBA, Sports

Andre Iguodala really really doesn’t want the Golden State Warriors to trade Klay Thompson

You know those Klay Thompson trade rumors that keep popping up in your Twitter timeline? Andre Iguodala doesn’t want to hear them. Thompson’s Golden State Warriors teammate appeared on SiriusXM NBA Radio on Thursday, and voiced his unconditional support for … Continued

NBA, Sports

Justin Termine’s NBA mock draft top 10

SiriusXM NBA Radio host Justin Termine predicts the top 10 selections in the 2014 NBA Draft. When the NBA Finals ended with Game 5 in San Antonio, and the Spurs won their fifth title of the Tim Duncan-Gregg Popovich regime, … Continued

NBA, Sports

Justin Termine’s NBA mock draft top 10

SiriusXM NBA Radio host Justin Termine predicts the top 10 selections in the 2014 NBA Draft. When the NBA Finals ended with Game 5 in San Antonio, and the Spurs won their fifth title of the Tim Duncan-Gregg Popovich regime, … Continued

NBA

Boeheim: When has Phil Jackson taken less money?

The Zen Master has found himself on the receiving end of some criticism from the basketball world the last few weeks, after suggesting Carmelo Anthony take less money to stay with the New York Knicks. After all, Phil Jackson did just … Continued

NBA

Boeheim: When has Phil Jackson taken less money?

The Zen Master has found himself on the receiving end of some criticism from the basketball world the last few weeks, after suggesting Carmelo Anthony take less money to stay with the New York Knicks. After all, Phil Jackson did just … Continued

NBA, Sports

Jeff Van Gundy: I’m not sure Miami Heat need Carmelo Anthony

Even on the heels of the Miami Heat’s NBA Finals drubbing at the hands of the San Antonio Spurs, the prospect of superstar Carmelo Anthony taking his talents to South Beach is a frightening one for fans of other teams in the Eastern … Continued

NBA, Sports

Jeff Van Gundy: I’m not sure Miami Heat need Carmelo Anthony

Even on the heels of the Miami Heat’s NBA Finals drubbing at the hands of the San Antonio Spurs, the prospect of superstar Carmelo Anthony taking his talents to South Beach is a frightening one for fans of other teams in the Eastern … Continued

NBA

Another SiriusXM NBA Radio coach headed to NBA bench

Last month, it was Steve Kerr. This month, it’s Sam Mitchell. Mitchell, a host on SiriusXM NBA Radio, confirmed on his program last week that he’ll join Flip Saunders’ staff as an assistant coach for the Minnesota Timberwolves. Mitchell is the … Continued

NBA

Another SiriusXM NBA Radio coach headed to NBA bench

Last month, it was Steve Kerr. This month, it’s Sam Mitchell. Mitchell, a host on SiriusXM NBA Radio, confirmed on his program last week that he’ll join Flip Saunders’ staff as an assistant coach for the Minnesota Timberwolves. Mitchell is the … Continued

NBA, Sports

Carmelo Anthony to the Miami Heat? Reaction from across SiriusXM sports

Take a deep breath, basketball fans. According to a report from Marc Stein and Brian Windhorst of ESPN.com, New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony is the apple of Miami Heat executive Pat Riley‘s eye. And if Anthony were to opt … Continued

NBA, Sports

Carmelo Anthony to the Miami Heat? Reaction from across SiriusXM sports

Take a deep breath, basketball fans. According to a report from Marc Stein and Brian Windhorst of ESPN.com, New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony is the apple of Miami Heat executive Pat Riley‘s eye. And if Anthony were to opt … Continued

NBA, Sports

Elhassan: 4 possible trade destinations for Kevin Love

Kevin Love and the Minnesota Timberwolves don’t seem to have much of a long-term future. Love, who has voiced his frustration about the direction of the team, can opt out of his current contract and become an unrestricted free agent … Continued

NBA, Sports

Elhassan: 4 possible trade destinations for Kevin Love

Kevin Love and the Minnesota Timberwolves don’t seem to have much of a long-term future. Love, who has voiced his frustration about the direction of the team, can opt out of his current contract and become an unrestricted free agent … Continued

NBA, Sports

Mark Cuban wants people to stop thinking NBA games are fixed

Too many people think the NBA fixes its games. That’s an issue Mark Cuban hopes Adam Silver will fix as the league’s new commissioner, the Dallas Mavericks’ owner told Spike Lee. “We’re the only major sport where people think that … Continued

NBA, Sports

Mark Cuban wants people to stop thinking NBA games are fixed

Too many people think the NBA fixes its games. That’s an issue Mark Cuban hopes Adam Silver will fix as the league’s new commissioner, the Dallas Mavericks’ owner told Spike Lee. “We’re the only major sport where people think that … Continued

NBA, Sports

Mark Cuban to sit down with Spike Lee on SiriusXM NBA Radio

Last week, in an interview with Inc. magazine, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban spoke about his personal prejudices. One particular selection from the interview garnered national attention. Said Cuban: We’re all prejudiced in one way or the other. If I … Continued

NBA, Sports

Mark Cuban to sit down with Spike Lee on SiriusXM NBA Radio

Last week, in an interview with Inc. magazine, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban spoke about his personal prejudices. One particular selection from the interview garnered national attention. Said Cuban: We’re all prejudiced in one way or the other. If I … Continued

NBA, Sports

Listen: Adam Schein to Lance Stephenson: Don’t you know who LeBron James is?!

Monday night in Miami, LeBron James scored 32 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the Heat to a 102-90 win, and 3-1 Eastern Conference Finals lead. As Adam Schein put it Tuesday on Mad Dog Sports Radio, “Boy, that … Continued

NBA, Sports

Listen: Adam Schein to Lance Stephenson: Don’t you know who LeBron James is?!

Monday night in Miami, LeBron James scored 32 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the Heat to a 102-90 win, and 3-1 Eastern Conference Finals lead. As Adam Schein put it Tuesday on Mad Dog Sports Radio, “Boy, that … Continued

Sports

Schein on Sports: Week in review and a weekend preview (5/19-5/23)

Everything you need to know heading into the weekend in the world of sports. Pop. Sizzle. Earlier this week, the NBA held its annual draft lottery to award the No. 1 pick in the 2014 NBA Draft. This year’s draft is … Continued

Sports

Schein on Sports: Week in review and a weekend preview (5/19-5/23)

Everything you need to know heading into the weekend in the world of sports. Pop. Sizzle. Earlier this week, the NBA held its annual draft lottery to award the No. 1 pick in the 2014 NBA Draft. This year’s draft is … Continued

NBA, Sports

What we learned about 5 NBA Draft prospects Tuesday on SiriusXM NBA Radio

Tuesday might as well have been Christmas for SiriusXM NBA Radio listeners, as the channel aired interviews with eight (EIGHT) potential NBA Draft lottery selections. To wrap up the big day, here’s what we learned about Andrew Wiggins, Aaron Gordon, Noah Vonleh, Dante … Continued

NBA, Sports

What we learned about 5 NBA Draft prospects Tuesday on SiriusXM NBA Radio

Tuesday might as well have been Christmas for SiriusXM NBA Radio listeners, as the channel aired interviews with eight (EIGHT) potential NBA Draft lottery selections. To wrap up the big day, here’s what we learned about Andrew Wiggins, Aaron Gordon, Noah Vonleh, Dante … Continued

NBA, Sports

Four potential destinations for Kevin Love

Kevin Love‘s tenure in Minnesota is coming to an end, according to reports. ESPN.com’s Marc Stein and Ramona Shelburne reported that Love told the Minnesota Timberwolves that he will become an unrestricted free agent following the 2014-15 season, and leave … Continued

NBA, Sports

Four potential destinations for Kevin Love

Kevin Love‘s tenure in Minnesota is coming to an end, according to reports. ESPN.com’s Marc Stein and Ramona Shelburne reported that Love told the Minnesota Timberwolves that he will become an unrestricted free agent following the 2014-15 season, and leave … Continued

NBA, Sports

Schein: Nope, no way Pacers will beat the Heat

For one day, the Indiana Pacers figured the Miami Heat out. Sunday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, behind Roy Hibbert’s 19 points and nine rebounds and Paul George’s 24 points and seven assists, Indiana jumped out to a 1-0 lead … Continued

NBA, Sports

Schein: Nope, no way Pacers will beat the Heat

For one day, the Indiana Pacers figured the Miami Heat out. Sunday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, behind Roy Hibbert’s 19 points and nine rebounds and Paul George’s 24 points and seven assists, Indiana jumped out to a 1-0 lead … Continued

Sports

Schein on Sports: Week in review and a weekend preview (5/12-5/16)

Everything you need to know heading into the weekend in the world of sports. Pop. Sizzle. Earlier this week, disgraced Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling talked to CNN’s Anderson Cooper in a bizarre interview where he spewed more hate and attacked Magic Johnson. … Continued

Sports

Schein on Sports: Week in review and a weekend preview (5/12-5/16)

Everything you need to know heading into the weekend in the world of sports. Pop. Sizzle. Earlier this week, disgraced Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling talked to CNN’s Anderson Cooper in a bizarre interview where he spewed more hate and attacked Magic Johnson. … Continued

NBA, Sports

NBA Draft 2014: Marcus Smart, Doug McDermott and other prospects on SiriusXM NBA Radio

SiriusXM NBA Radio is hosting eight prospects projected at the front end of the 2014 NBA Draft on Tuesday, May 20. Tyler Ennis, Noah Vonleh and Dante Exum will all call in to SiriusXM NBA Radio programs, and Aaron Gordon, Andrew … Continued

NBA, Sports

NBA Draft 2014: Marcus Smart, Doug McDermott and other prospects on SiriusXM NBA Radio

SiriusXM NBA Radio is hosting eight prospects projected at the front end of the 2014 NBA Draft on Tuesday, May 20. Tyler Ennis, Noah Vonleh and Dante Exum will all call in to SiriusXM NBA Radio programs, and Aaron Gordon, Andrew … Continued

NBA, Sports

SiriusXM NBA Radio host Steve Kerr takes job in Golden State; reaction from Mike Fratello

For a while, it looked like Steve Kerr was locked into become the next head coach of the New York Knicks. But despite his close ties with team executive Phil Jackson and the Knicks’ early interest in Kerr, the five-time … Continued

NBA, Sports

SiriusXM NBA Radio host Steve Kerr takes job in Golden State; reaction from Mike Fratello

For a while, it looked like Steve Kerr was locked into become the next head coach of the New York Knicks. But despite his close ties with team executive Phil Jackson and the Knicks’ early interest in Kerr, the five-time … Continued

NBA, Sports

Mark Jackson says Golden State Warriors expectations were unrealistic

The Golden State Warriors opted for a different direction on Tuesday, firing head coach Mark Jackson after three seasons that included back-to-back playoff appearances. OFFICIAL: The #Warriors have relieved Head Coach Mark Jackson of his duties: http://t.co/o8FFN3tbWv — Golden St. Warriors (@warriors) … Continued

NBA, Sports

Mark Jackson says Golden State Warriors expectations were unrealistic

The Golden State Warriors opted for a different direction on Tuesday, firing head coach Mark Jackson after three seasons that included back-to-back playoff appearances. OFFICIAL: The #Warriors have relieved Head Coach Mark Jackson of his duties: http://t.co/o8FFN3tbWv — Golden St. Warriors (@warriors) … Continued

NBA, Sports

Bill Cartwright has been ‘in contact’ with Phil Jackson

If Steve Kerr is the favorite to land the New York Knicks’ vacant head coaching job, Bill Cartwright is the clubhouse leader to land a job as his top assistant. Tuesday on SiriusXM NBA Radio, Cartwright spoke with Frank Isola … Continued

NBA, Sports

Bill Cartwright has been ‘in contact’ with Phil Jackson

If Steve Kerr is the favorite to land the New York Knicks’ vacant head coaching job, Bill Cartwright is the clubhouse leader to land a job as his top assistant. Tuesday on SiriusXM NBA Radio, Cartwright spoke with Frank Isola … Continued

Sports

Mad Blog Unleashed: Donald Sterling dominates the air waves

TMZ.com obtained a recording of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling making racist remarks to his girlfriend, and made them public on April 26. The reaction was swift and strong. NBA legends such as Michael Jordan came down on Sterling, … Continued

Sports

Mad Blog Unleashed: Donald Sterling dominates the air waves

TMZ.com obtained a recording of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling making racist remarks to his girlfriend, and made them public on April 26. The reaction was swift and strong. NBA legends such as Michael Jordan came down on Sterling, … Continued

Sports

Schein on Sports: Week in review and a weekend preview (4/28-5/1)

Everything you need to know heading into the weekend in the world of sports. Pop. Sizzle. Last weekend, TMZ released an audiotape of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling making racist remarks. On Tuesday, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver handed down a lifetime … Continued

Sports

Schein on Sports: Week in review and a weekend preview (4/28-5/1)

Everything you need to know heading into the weekend in the world of sports. Pop. Sizzle. Last weekend, TMZ released an audiotape of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling making racist remarks. On Tuesday, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver handed down a lifetime … Continued

NBA, Sports

Dog bites: Russo takes on everyone involved with Donald Sterling

There’s a reason they call Chris Russo, “Mad Dog.” In Dog Bites, we highlight and breakdown his greatest on-air moments. In this edition of Dog Bites, Mad Dog takes to the airwaves following news that Clippers owner Donald Sterling is banned from … Continued

NBA, Sports

Dog bites: Russo takes on everyone involved with Donald Sterling

There’s a reason they call Chris Russo, “Mad Dog.” In Dog Bites, we highlight and breakdown his greatest on-air moments. In this edition of Dog Bites, Mad Dog takes to the airwaves following news that Clippers owner Donald Sterling is banned from … Continued

NBA, Sports

Termine on the NBA Playoffs: The parity of the NBA

SiriusXM NBA Radio host Justin Termine takes a look at parity in the 2014 NBA Playoffs. I’ve always been a proponent of having a villain. Parity is bad for the NBA. It’s bad for sports. Baseball is better when the Yankees … Continued

NBA, Sports

Termine on the NBA Playoffs: The parity of the NBA

SiriusXM NBA Radio host Justin Termine takes a look at parity in the 2014 NBA Playoffs. I’ve always been a proponent of having a villain. Parity is bad for the NBA. It’s bad for sports. Baseball is better when the Yankees … Continued

NBA, Sports

Isiah Thomas on his regrets as Knicks coach: I wish we had more time

What is Isiah Thomas‘ biggest New York Knicks regret? Thomas was GM of the team from 2003-08, and served as head coach for two seasons during that span. The Knicks went 33-49 in 2006-07, and 23-59 in 2007-08. He was fired after the … Continued

NBA, Sports

Isiah Thomas on his regrets as Knicks coach: I wish we had more time

What is Isiah Thomas‘ biggest New York Knicks regret? Thomas was GM of the team from 2003-08, and served as head coach for two seasons during that span. The Knicks went 33-49 in 2006-07, and 23-59 in 2007-08. He was fired after the … Continued

NBA, Sports

Dog bites: Russo reminds TNT, ‘We’re not stupid!’

There’s a reason they call Chris Russo, “Mad Dog.” In Dog Bites, we highlight and breakdown his greatest on-air moments. In this edition of Dog Bites, Mad Dog voices his displeasure for TNT’s weekend coverage of the NBA Playoffs. OUR FAVORITE … Continued

NBA, Sports

Dog bites: Russo reminds TNT, ‘We’re not stupid!’

There’s a reason they call Chris Russo, “Mad Dog.” In Dog Bites, we highlight and breakdown his greatest on-air moments. In this edition of Dog Bites, Mad Dog voices his displeasure for TNT’s weekend coverage of the NBA Playoffs. OUR FAVORITE … Continued

NBA, Sports

Rod Thorn urges NBA officials to call games consistently

A pair of admissions by the NBA’s league office this week have officiating at the forefront of this year’s playoffs. NBA President of Basketball Operations Rod Thorn joined SiriusXM NBA Radio Tuesday to address those admissions. Earlier this week, Thorn and … Continued

NBA, Sports

Rod Thorn urges NBA officials to call games consistently

A pair of admissions by the NBA’s league office this week have officiating at the forefront of this year’s playoffs. NBA President of Basketball Operations Rod Thorn joined SiriusXM NBA Radio Tuesday to address those admissions. Earlier this week, Thorn and … Continued

NBA

Termine on the NBA Playoffs: Don’t blame Durant

SiriusXM NBA Radio host Justin Termine takes a look at the Western Conference in the 2014 NBA Playoffs. In order to be considered an all-time great, you need to win a title. You need to win multiple titles. One isn’t … Continued

NBA

Termine on the NBA Playoffs: Don’t blame Durant

SiriusXM NBA Radio host Justin Termine takes a look at the Western Conference in the 2014 NBA Playoffs. In order to be considered an all-time great, you need to win a title. You need to win multiple titles. One isn’t … Continued

NBA

Knicks coaching vacancy: Steve Kerr ‘anticipates’ talking to Phil Jackson

The New York Knicks fired head coach Mike Woodson and his entire coaching staff Monday morning. The decision came following a tumultuous 37-45 season and no playoff berth, one season after the team finished 54-28 and won its first playoff … Continued

NBA

Knicks coaching vacancy: Steve Kerr ‘anticipates’ talking to Phil Jackson

The New York Knicks fired head coach Mike Woodson and his entire coaching staff Monday morning. The decision came following a tumultuous 37-45 season and no playoff berth, one season after the team finished 54-28 and won its first playoff … Continued

NBA, Sports

Allen Iverson talked about practice (and crossing up Michael Jordan)

SiriusXM NBA Radio may have gotten a taste of what Allen Iverson will say the day he’s inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame. Friday, Nancy Lieberman asked Iverson, arguably the greatest player, pound-for-pound, in NBA history, what it will be like … Continued

NBA, Sports

Allen Iverson talked about practice (and crossing up Michael Jordan)

SiriusXM NBA Radio may have gotten a taste of what Allen Iverson will say the day he’s inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame. Friday, Nancy Lieberman asked Iverson, arguably the greatest player, pound-for-pound, in NBA history, what it will be like … Continued

NBA, Sports

NBA announces 2014 playoff schedule

While 16 teams knew they were headed to the postseason entering the NBA’s final day, they didn’t necessarily know where they were headed until the end of play Wednesday. After a jam-packed finale of regular season hoops, though, the 2014 … Continued

NBA, Sports

NBA announces 2014 playoff schedule

While 16 teams knew they were headed to the postseason entering the NBA’s final day, they didn’t necessarily know where they were headed until the end of play Wednesday. After a jam-packed finale of regular season hoops, though, the 2014 … Continued

NBA, Sports

22 NBA championships, 1 playoff preview on SiriusXM NBA Radio

The 2014 NBA Playoffs start this Saturday and SiriusXM NBA Radio is bringing you a star-packed guest lineup on Friday, April 18th, to get you ready for every match-up in the quest for the Larry O’Brien Championship Trophy. SiriusXM NBA Radio’s NBA Playoffs Preview … Continued

NBA, Sports

22 NBA championships, 1 playoff preview on SiriusXM NBA Radio

The 2014 NBA Playoffs start this Saturday and SiriusXM NBA Radio is bringing you a star-packed guest lineup on Friday, April 18th, to get you ready for every match-up in the quest for the Larry O’Brien Championship Trophy. SiriusXM NBA Radio’s NBA Playoffs Preview … Continued

NBA, Sports

Bill Cartwright on New York Knicks head coaching job: I’m open

If Phil Jackson were to pick up the phone and offer a former New York Knicks All-Star the head coaching job, would he listen? You bet. Bill Cartwright, who played for the Knicks from 1979 to 1988, joined SiriusXM NBA … Continued

NBA, Sports

Bill Cartwright on New York Knicks head coaching job: I’m open

If Phil Jackson were to pick up the phone and offer a former New York Knicks All-Star the head coaching job, would he listen? You bet. Bill Cartwright, who played for the Knicks from 1979 to 1988, joined SiriusXM NBA … Continued

NBA, Sports

Steve Mills takes Spike Lee through the hiring of Phil Jackson

Earlier this week, New York Knicks superfan Spike Lee sat down with Knicks general manager Steve Mills for an exclusive one-on-one interview. The full interview airs Thursday at 7 pm ET on SiriusXM NBA Radio, channel 217. Just days after … Continued

NBA, Sports

Steve Mills takes Spike Lee through the hiring of Phil Jackson

Earlier this week, New York Knicks superfan Spike Lee sat down with Knicks general manager Steve Mills for an exclusive one-on-one interview. The full interview airs Thursday at 7 pm ET on SiriusXM NBA Radio, channel 217. Just days after … Continued

NBA, Sports

Look for Chris Mullin to induct Mitch Richmond into Hall of Fame

Who better to welcome you into pro basketball immortality than your best bud? This week on SiriusXM NBA Radio, Mitch Richmond stopped by to talk with Justin Termine about his upcoming induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame. When Termine asked … Continued

NBA, Sports

Look for Chris Mullin to induct Mitch Richmond into Hall of Fame

Who better to welcome you into pro basketball immortality than your best bud? This week on SiriusXM NBA Radio, Mitch Richmond stopped by to talk with Justin Termine about his upcoming induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame. When Termine asked … Continued

NBA

Adam Schein ‘offended’ by comments from Atlanta Hawks

“Our goal is not to be the eighth seed.” “Getting in or not getting in, I don’t think of it that way.” “Out biggest thing is, don’t worry about the playoffs.” When your NBA team is in the postseason mix, … Continued

NBA

Adam Schein ‘offended’ by comments from Atlanta Hawks

“Our goal is not to be the eighth seed.” “Getting in or not getting in, I don’t think of it that way.” “Out biggest thing is, don’t worry about the playoffs.” When your NBA team is in the postseason mix, … Continued

NBA

Clyde Drexler wonders ‘What if?’ he, Michael Jordan had teamed up after 1984 draft

So what exactly was the Portland Trail Blazers’ thought process behind passing up Michael Jordan for Sam Bowie with the No. 2 overall pick in the 1984 NBA draft? The shooting guard they selected the year before, Clyde Drexler, took Frank Isola … Continued

NBA

Clyde Drexler wonders ‘What if?’ he, Michael Jordan had teamed up after 1984 draft

So what exactly was the Portland Trail Blazers’ thought process behind passing up Michael Jordan for Sam Bowie with the No. 2 overall pick in the 1984 NBA draft? The shooting guard they selected the year before, Clyde Drexler, took Frank Isola … Continued

NBA, Sports

Billy King credits Jason Kidd for Nets turnaround; coach ‘doesn’t hold back’

With a 104-93 home win over the Memphis Grizzlies Wednesday night, the Brooklyn Nets moved above-.500 for the first time this season. That’s a startling stat, considering the Nets’ success in 2014. But when you look back, you remember the … Continued

NBA, Sports

Billy King credits Jason Kidd for Nets turnaround; coach ‘doesn’t hold back’

With a 104-93 home win over the Memphis Grizzlies Wednesday night, the Brooklyn Nets moved above-.500 for the first time this season. That’s a startling stat, considering the Nets’ success in 2014. But when you look back, you remember the … Continued

NBA, Sports

Larry Brown ‘not surprised’ Knicks stink

A few people saw the New York Knicks’ disappointing 2013-14 NBA season coming. Kevin Pelton’s SCHOENE projection, for example, had the Knicks finishing 37-45, seventh in the Eastern Conference. (And even that’s looking generous at this point.) Pelton’s sub-.500 projection … Continued

NBA, Sports

Larry Brown ‘not surprised’ Knicks stink

A few people saw the New York Knicks’ disappointing 2013-14 NBA season coming. Kevin Pelton’s SCHOENE projection, for example, had the Knicks finishing 37-45, seventh in the Eastern Conference. (And even that’s looking generous at this point.) Pelton’s sub-.500 projection … Continued

NBA, Sports

Carmelo Anthony to the Miami Heat this summer? Hey, it could happen

Brian Windhorst, one of ESPN’s lead authorities on the NBA, put it best Friday on SiriusXM NBA Radio: Frank [Isola, host on SiriusXM NBA Radio], I’m gonna keep applying lessons from 2010 to this entire summer. And one of the … Continued

NBA, Sports

Carmelo Anthony to the Miami Heat this summer? Hey, it could happen

Brian Windhorst, one of ESPN’s lead authorities on the NBA, put it best Friday on SiriusXM NBA Radio: Frank [Isola, host on SiriusXM NBA Radio], I’m gonna keep applying lessons from 2010 to this entire summer. And one of the … Continued

NBA, Sports

Jason Collins makes history: John Amaechi, others react

Jason Collins didn’t sign his first NBA contract Sunday, nor was Sunday night his NBA debut. But when he stepped on the court for the Brooklyn Nets in Los Angeles to take on the Lakers, he made history as the … Continued

NBA, Sports

Jason Collins makes history: John Amaechi, others react

Jason Collins didn’t sign his first NBA contract Sunday, nor was Sunday night his NBA debut. But when he stepped on the court for the Brooklyn Nets in Los Angeles to take on the Lakers, he made history as the … Continued

NBA, News and Issues, Politics, Sports

Maybe the New York Knicks should sign Arne Duncan

He finished with 20 points, 11 rebounds and six assists en route to an MVP award in the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game, played college ball at Harvard, nearly earned a spot on the Boston Celtics’ roster in the late 1980s … Continued

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Maybe the New York Knicks should sign Arne Duncan

He finished with 20 points, 11 rebounds and six assists en route to an MVP award in the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game, played college ball at Harvard, nearly earned a spot on the Boston Celtics’ roster in the late 1980s … Continued

Sports

Phil Jackson: NBA needs to raise age limit

The NBA needs to make a change to its current age limit, Phil Jackson suggested Wednesday on SiriusXM NBA Radio. According to Jackson, one-and-done college players enter the league without receiving a proper education, and their pro careers suffer as … Continued

Sports

Phil Jackson: NBA needs to raise age limit

The NBA needs to make a change to its current age limit, Phil Jackson suggested Wednesday on SiriusXM NBA Radio. According to Jackson, one-and-done college players enter the league without receiving a proper education, and their pro careers suffer as … Continued

NBA, Sports

We love the ’90s: Grant, Starks remember Bulls-Knicks

Fans know it. Analysts know it. And the players of generations past know it. NBA rivalries aren’t what they used to be. Two of the key players in one of the great NBA rivalries of the 1990s, Horace Grant of … Continued

NBA, Sports

We love the ’90s: Grant, Starks remember Bulls-Knicks

Fans know it. Analysts know it. And the players of generations past know it. NBA rivalries aren’t what they used to be. Two of the key players in one of the great NBA rivalries of the 1990s, Horace Grant of … Continued

NBA, Sports

No MJ, Bird or Magic on Dr. J’s NBA Mount Rushmore

I know what you’re thinking. “Not another NBA Mount Rushmore!” But Dr. J, Julius Erving, had a fresh, new take on the NBA’s all-time greats at All-Star Weekend on SiriusXM NBA Radio. “I’m biased because I made up my mind … Continued

NBA, Sports

No MJ, Bird or Magic on Dr. J’s NBA Mount Rushmore

I know what you’re thinking. “Not another NBA Mount Rushmore!” But Dr. J, Julius Erving, had a fresh, new take on the NBA’s all-time greats at All-Star Weekend on SiriusXM NBA Radio. “I’m biased because I made up my mind … Continued

NBA, Sports

Detlef Schrempf on Seahawks’ 12th man: Sonics had that

How passionate were fans of the Seattle Sonics? According to former three-point marksman Detlef Schrempf, on the same level as the Seattle Seahawks faithful. And because of that, Schrempf said Thursday on SiriusXM NBA Radio, now it’s as obvious ever … Continued

NBA, Sports

Detlef Schrempf on Seahawks’ 12th man: Sonics had that

How passionate were fans of the Seattle Sonics? According to former three-point marksman Detlef Schrempf, on the same level as the Seattle Seahawks faithful. And because of that, Schrempf said Thursday on SiriusXM NBA Radio, now it’s as obvious ever … Continued

Entertainment, Hip-Hop/R&B, NBA

Sway, Spike Lee, Foxxhole and more in New Orleans for NBA All-Star Weekend

LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Kevin Durant and the rest of the NBA’s elite head to the Big Easy in the coming days for the 2014 NBA All-Star Weekend. Joining King James, Melo and the Durantula? A host of SiriusXM talent, … Continued

Entertainment, Hip-Hop/R&B, NBA

Sway, Spike Lee, Foxxhole and more in New Orleans for NBA All-Star Weekend

LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Kevin Durant and the rest of the NBA’s elite head to the Big Easy in the coming days for the 2014 NBA All-Star Weekend. Joining King James, Melo and the Durantula? A host of SiriusXM talent, … Continued

NBA, Sports

Ian Poulter, Michael Jordan and the 2012 Ryder Cup

Michael Jordan owned each NBA court he played on during his hoops career. In 2012, in Medinah, Ill., Ian Poulter made it his job to protect his court – albeit a grass one – from the NBA’s greatest player. Tuesday … Continued

NBA, Sports

Ian Poulter, Michael Jordan and the 2012 Ryder Cup

Michael Jordan owned each NBA court he played on during his hoops career. In 2012, in Medinah, Ill., Ian Poulter made it his job to protect his court – albeit a grass one – from the NBA’s greatest player. Tuesday … Continued

NBA, Sports

Magic Johnson: Lakers can be back in contention by next season

Magic Johnson has an opinion, and he’s not all that afraid about the reaction his opinion might spark. This season, Johnson’s drawn the ire of Lakers fans and members of the organization for pointing out what, to everybody else, is … Continued

NBA, Sports

Magic Johnson: Lakers can be back in contention by next season

Magic Johnson has an opinion, and he’s not all that afraid about the reaction his opinion might spark. This season, Johnson’s drawn the ire of Lakers fans and members of the organization for pointing out what, to everybody else, is … Continued

College Basketball, NBA, Sports

Basketball and Beyond: Celtics’ Brad Stevens on the transition from college to NBA

In a span of 14 years, Brad Stevens has gone from a volunteer administrator in the Butler University men’s basketball program to head coach of the Boston Celtics. In 2007 he was named head coach at Butler and in his … Continued

College Basketball, NBA, Sports

Basketball and Beyond: Celtics’ Brad Stevens on the transition from college to NBA

In a span of 14 years, Brad Stevens has gone from a volunteer administrator in the Butler University men’s basketball program to head coach of the Boston Celtics. In 2007 he was named head coach at Butler and in his … Continued

MLB, NBA, Sports

Former NBA All-Star Tracy McGrady makes pitch for baseball career

Seven-time NBA All-Star Tracy McGrady is switching sports. After a professional basketball career that spanned 15 years and included over 18,000 points, McGrady is following in the footsteps of Michael Jordan and trying his hand at baseball. (Jordan famously retired … Continued

MLB, NBA, Sports

Former NBA All-Star Tracy McGrady makes pitch for baseball career

Seven-time NBA All-Star Tracy McGrady is switching sports. After a professional basketball career that spanned 15 years and included over 18,000 points, McGrady is following in the footsteps of Michael Jordan and trying his hand at baseball. (Jordan famously retired … Continued

NBA

Kyrie Irving adamant in denying trade request reports

Following reports that he was privately begging out of Cleveland, Kyrie Irving‘s future with the Cavs seemed as guaranteed as LeBron James‘ with the same franchise the summer of the Decision. Irving addressed those reports this weekend, and according to … Continued

NBA

Kyrie Irving adamant in denying trade request reports

Following reports that he was privately begging out of Cleveland, Kyrie Irving‘s future with the Cavs seemed as guaranteed as LeBron James‘ with the same franchise the summer of the Decision. Irving addressed those reports this weekend, and according to … Continued

NBA, Sports

Howard Beck breaks down David Stern’s legacy

A commissioner for the owners, more than a commissioner for the fans: That’s how David Stern’s long NBA tenure will be remembered, columnist Howard Beck argued in a recent article in Bleacher Report. Beck joined Off the Dribble last week … Continued

NBA, Sports

Howard Beck breaks down David Stern’s legacy

A commissioner for the owners, more than a commissioner for the fans: That’s how David Stern’s long NBA tenure will be remembered, columnist Howard Beck argued in a recent article in Bleacher Report. Beck joined Off the Dribble last week … Continued

NBA

Kevin Durant, Charles Oakley join Spike Lee for his SiriusXM NBA Radio debut

The NBA’s best active scorer, and one of the premier post defenders of the 1990s. Not a bad couple of guests on your first show for SiriusXM NBA Radio. Spike Lee launched his own show, Spike Lee’s Best Seat in … Continued

NBA

Kevin Durant, Charles Oakley join Spike Lee for his SiriusXM NBA Radio debut

The NBA’s best active scorer, and one of the premier post defenders of the 1990s. Not a bad couple of guests on your first show for SiriusXM NBA Radio. Spike Lee launched his own show, Spike Lee’s Best Seat in … Continued

College Basketball, NBA, Sports

Basketball and Beyond: Kevin Durant talks on-court leadership without Russell Westbrook

Kevin Durant is an NBA All-Star. He’s won an Olympic gold medal. And this season, he’s a legitimate candidate for league MVP. The Oklahoma City Thunder forward has scored 30 or more points in 12 straight games, a stretch that … Continued

College Basketball, NBA, Sports

Basketball and Beyond: Kevin Durant talks on-court leadership without Russell Westbrook

Kevin Durant is an NBA All-Star. He’s won an Olympic gold medal. And this season, he’s a legitimate candidate for league MVP. The Oklahoma City Thunder forward has scored 30 or more points in 12 straight games, a stretch that … Continued

NBA, Sports

Tiny Archibald: LeBron James a hybrid of the game’s all-time greats

Pro Basketball Hall of Famer Nate “Tiny” Archibald was one of the most dynamic players of his generation. His 1972-73 season with the Kansas City Kings still stands among the great individual campaigns of all-time; Archibald led the league in … Continued

NBA, Sports

Tiny Archibald: LeBron James a hybrid of the game’s all-time greats

Pro Basketball Hall of Famer Nate “Tiny” Archibald was one of the most dynamic players of his generation. His 1972-73 season with the Kansas City Kings still stands among the great individual campaigns of all-time; Archibald led the league in … Continued

NBA, Sports

Scottie Pippen’s all-time NBA starting five

Last week on The Foxxhole, Jamie Foxx relayed Scottie Pippen‘s all-time NBA starting five to his audience. “He said his No. 1 would be LeBron James at point. He had Magic at first, he said ‘No, I’m going [with James],’” … Continued

NBA, Sports

Scottie Pippen’s all-time NBA starting five

Last week on The Foxxhole, Jamie Foxx relayed Scottie Pippen‘s all-time NBA starting five to his audience. “He said his No. 1 would be LeBron James at point. He had Magic at first, he said ‘No, I’m going [with James],’” … Continued

College Basketball, NBA, NFL, Sports

Basketball and Beyond: NFL Hall of Famer Warren Moon talks Russell Wilson

When Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson takes the field this weekend in an NFL divisional playoff game against the New Orleans Saints, his mentor will be watching from the press box. NFL Hall of Famer and former Seahawks quarterback Warren … Continued

College Basketball, NBA, NFL, Sports

Basketball and Beyond: NFL Hall of Famer Warren Moon talks Russell Wilson

When Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson takes the field this weekend in an NFL divisional playoff game against the New Orleans Saints, his mentor will be watching from the press box. NFL Hall of Famer and former Seahawks quarterback Warren … Continued

NBA, Sports

Bucher: Intimidation a factor in NBA flopping epidemic

Tuesday, Bleacher Report NBA national columnist Ric Bucher penned a column on the flopping epidemic in the NBA. He appeared on SiriusXM NBA Radio Wednesday to talk about the column, and criticized the way the NBA has handled the issue. “They’re … Continued

NBA, Sports

Bucher: Intimidation a factor in NBA flopping epidemic

Tuesday, Bleacher Report NBA national columnist Ric Bucher penned a column on the flopping epidemic in the NBA. He appeared on SiriusXM NBA Radio Wednesday to talk about the column, and criticized the way the NBA has handled the issue. “They’re … Continued

NBA, Sports

Windhorst: Rajon Rondo-to-Knicks not impossible, but not likely

Beat up, beat down, and beat just about every other way imaginable, the New York Knicks’ 2013-14 NBA season has gone as bad as any other team’s in the league. At 9-19, tied for third place in the league’s worst … Continued

NBA, Sports

Windhorst: Rajon Rondo-to-Knicks not impossible, but not likely

Beat up, beat down, and beat just about every other way imaginable, the New York Knicks’ 2013-14 NBA season has gone as bad as any other team’s in the league. At 9-19, tied for third place in the league’s worst … Continued

NBA, Sports

Amin Elhassan breaks down Phoenix Suns’ early-season success

Less than one-third of the way into the 2013-14 NBA season, and the Phoenix Suns are already rapidly approaching their 2012-13 season win total. Led by Eric Bledsoe and Goran Dragic, Phoenix is 17-10 this season, including 14-8 against the … Continued

NBA, Sports

Amin Elhassan breaks down Phoenix Suns’ early-season success

Less than one-third of the way into the 2013-14 NBA season, and the Phoenix Suns are already rapidly approaching their 2012-13 season win total. Led by Eric Bledsoe and Goran Dragic, Phoenix is 17-10 this season, including 14-8 against the … Continued

NBA, Sports

Frank Isola on the perils of NBA fandom

SiriusXM NBA Radio host Frank Isola covers the New York Knicks for the New York Daily News. He revealed Thursday on The Starting Lineup that he has grown into an accidental fan of the Charlotte Bobcats, as his friend, Steve … Continued

NBA, Sports

Frank Isola on the perils of NBA fandom

SiriusXM NBA Radio host Frank Isola covers the New York Knicks for the New York Daily News. He revealed Thursday on The Starting Lineup that he has grown into an accidental fan of the Charlotte Bobcats, as his friend, Steve … Continued

College Basketball, NBA, Sports

Grant Hill compares Jabari Parker to Carmelo Anthony

Eighteen-year-old Duke University small forward Jabari Parker has made quite an impression early in his basketball career. What kind of player will Parker be once he reaches the NBA? Former NBA player Grant Hill gave his answer to the question … Continued

College Basketball, NBA, Sports

Grant Hill compares Jabari Parker to Carmelo Anthony

Eighteen-year-old Duke University small forward Jabari Parker has made quite an impression early in his basketball career. What kind of player will Parker be once he reaches the NBA? Former NBA player Grant Hill gave his answer to the question … Continued

NBA, Sports

Rudy Gay trade puts pressure on DeMar DeRozan

Less than a year after he was acquired by the Toronto Raptors, small forward Rudy Gay was traded to the Sacramento Kings in a seven-player deal earlier this week. News of the trade came as a shock to Raptors guard … Continued

NBA, Sports

Rudy Gay trade puts pressure on DeMar DeRozan

Less than a year after he was acquired by the Toronto Raptors, small forward Rudy Gay was traded to the Sacramento Kings in a seven-player deal earlier this week. News of the trade came as a shock to Raptors guard … Continued

NBA, Sports

Greg Monroe ‘surprised’ by struggling Eastern Conference

Detroit Pistons center Greg Monroe hopped on SiriusXM NBA Radio Wednesday to discuss a number of different topics, including the struggles of the league’s Eastern Conference. “I am a little bit surprised, you know, there are a few teams that I thought … Continued

NBA, Sports

Greg Monroe ‘surprised’ by struggling Eastern Conference

Detroit Pistons center Greg Monroe hopped on SiriusXM NBA Radio Wednesday to discuss a number of different topics, including the struggles of the league’s Eastern Conference. “I am a little bit surprised, you know, there are a few teams that I thought … Continued

NBA, Sports

Adam Silver: Future of NBA divisions up for debate

Monday on SiriusXM NBA Radio, the league’s Deputy Commissioner, Adam Silver, brought up the possibility of the NBA eliminating its divisions in the future. As David [Stern] said, the league is in such great shape.  I mean, Steve and I were … Continued

NBA, Sports

Adam Silver: Future of NBA divisions up for debate

Monday on SiriusXM NBA Radio, the league’s Deputy Commissioner, Adam Silver, brought up the possibility of the NBA eliminating its divisions in the future. As David [Stern] said, the league is in such great shape.  I mean, Steve and I were … Continued

NBA, Sports

Charles Barkley ’embarrassed’ by play in NBA

Fans of the Utah Jazz, Brooklyn Nets, Milwaukee Bucks and New York Knicks, guess what: Like you, Charles Barkley isn’t happy with what he’s seen on NBA courts this season. “I will tell you this,” Barkley said to Frank Isola … Continued

NBA, Sports

Charles Barkley ’embarrassed’ by play in NBA

Fans of the Utah Jazz, Brooklyn Nets, Milwaukee Bucks and New York Knicks, guess what: Like you, Charles Barkley isn’t happy with what he’s seen on NBA courts this season. “I will tell you this,” Barkley said to Frank Isola … Continued

NBA, Sports

Jerry Stackhouse remains confident in the Knicks and Nets

Well, there’s still one. Former NBA player Jerry Stackhouse told Frank Isola and Stacey King Monday on SiriusXM NBA Radio’s The Starting Lineup he feels both the Brooklyn Nets and New York Knicks will get past their early season struggles, … Continued

NBA, Sports

Jerry Stackhouse remains confident in the Knicks and Nets

Well, there’s still one. Former NBA player Jerry Stackhouse told Frank Isola and Stacey King Monday on SiriusXM NBA Radio’s The Starting Lineup he feels both the Brooklyn Nets and New York Knicks will get past their early season struggles, … Continued

NBA, Sports

Kyrie Irving, David Stern among SiriusXM NBA Radio’s opening day guests

SiriusXM NBA Radio opened with a bang on Monday, as Frank Isola and Stacey King welcomed NBA legend Charles Barkley as their first guest during The Starting Lineup. HISTORY: @NBA legend Charles Barkley is the first guest on @SiriusXMNBA Radio! … Continued

NBA, Sports

Kyrie Irving, David Stern among SiriusXM NBA Radio’s opening day guests

SiriusXM NBA Radio opened with a bang on Monday, as Frank Isola and Stacey King welcomed NBA legend Charles Barkley as their first guest during The Starting Lineup. HISTORY: @NBA legend Charles Barkley is the first guest on @SiriusXMNBA Radio! … Continued

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Basketball and Beyond: LeBron James talks defense, Team USA

In his 35 years of coaching at the international level, Mike Krzyzewski has seen elite talent. And of all the players he’s coached and coached against, Coach K doesn’t shy away from saying LeBron James is the best basketball player … Continued

College Basketball, NBA, Sports

Basketball and Beyond: LeBron James talks defense, Team USA

In his 35 years of coaching at the international level, Mike Krzyzewski has seen elite talent. And of all the players he’s coached and coached against, Coach K doesn’t shy away from saying LeBron James is the best basketball player … Continued

NBA, Sports

NBA, SiriusXM team up for SiriusXM NBA Radio

The NBA is back on SiriusXM! The NBA & @SIRIUSXM will launch an exclusive NBA channel on Monday (12/9) that will cover the league 24/7/365: http://t.co/DljkbiYnHO — NBA (@NBA) December 5, 2013 Thursday, SiriusXM and the NBA announced the launch … Continued

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NBA, SiriusXM team up for SiriusXM NBA Radio

The NBA is back on SiriusXM! The NBA & @SIRIUSXM will launch an exclusive NBA channel on Monday (12/9) that will cover the league 24/7/365: http://t.co/DljkbiYnHO — NBA (@NBA) December 5, 2013 Thursday, SiriusXM and the NBA announced the launch … Continued

Music, NBA, Pop, Sports

Dr. J’s slam dunk hits of the ’70s playlist

Airing Thursday 11/14 at 12 pm ET Rebroadcasting Thursday 11/28 at 3 pm ET NBA Hall of Famer and original slam dunk master Julius Erving a.k.a. Dr. J is taking over 70’s on 7 to play his personal favorites from the … Continued

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Dr. J’s slam dunk hits of the ’70s playlist

Airing Thursday 11/14 at 12 pm ET Rebroadcasting Thursday 11/28 at 3 pm ET NBA Hall of Famer and original slam dunk master Julius Erving a.k.a. Dr. J is taking over 70’s on 7 to play his personal favorites from the … Continued

NBA, Sports

Jeff Van Gundy: ‘I don’t think Miami will win it this year’

NBA analyst and former Knicks and Rockets head coach Jeff Van Gundy joined Chris Russo on SiriusXM’s Mad Dog Unleashed Wednesday to preview the NBA season. Van Gundy shared share some of his predictions, including what he feels the chances are … Continued

NBA, Sports

Jeff Van Gundy: ‘I don’t think Miami will win it this year’

NBA analyst and former Knicks and Rockets head coach Jeff Van Gundy joined Chris Russo on SiriusXM’s Mad Dog Unleashed Wednesday to preview the NBA season. Van Gundy shared share some of his predictions, including what he feels the chances are … Continued

NBA, Sports

Jared Dudley: Players know when owners want to tank

Wednesday on SiriusXM’s Mad Dog Sports Radio, Los Angeles Clippers forward Jared Dudley spoke with Adam Schein about his thoughts on tanking in the NBA. Schein asked Dudley for his reaction to a recent article in ESPN The Magazine, where … Continued

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Jared Dudley: Players know when owners want to tank

Wednesday on SiriusXM’s Mad Dog Sports Radio, Los Angeles Clippers forward Jared Dudley spoke with Adam Schein about his thoughts on tanking in the NBA. Schein asked Dudley for his reaction to a recent article in ESPN The Magazine, where … Continued

NBA, Sports

Skolnick: ‘9 or 10 teams’ have shot at NBA title

The NBA tipped off Tuesday night, as the Miami Heat, Indiana Pacers and Los Angeles Lakers picked up the league’s first wins of the season. Two of those teams – the Heat and Pacers – are among many analysts’ favorites … Continued

NBA, Sports

Skolnick: ‘9 or 10 teams’ have shot at NBA title

The NBA tipped off Tuesday night, as the Miami Heat, Indiana Pacers and Los Angeles Lakers picked up the league’s first wins of the season. Two of those teams – the Heat and Pacers – are among many analysts’ favorites … Continued

NBA, Sports

Justin Termine’s 2013-14 NBA season preview

SiriusXM host Justin Termine breaks down the top teams in the Eastern and Western conferences, and offers an NBA Finals prediction. Each October, general managers across the NBA participate in a poll where they’re asked questions about with which player … Continued

NBA, Sports

Justin Termine’s 2013-14 NBA season preview

SiriusXM host Justin Termine breaks down the top teams in the Eastern and Western conferences, and offers an NBA Finals prediction. Each October, general managers across the NBA participate in a poll where they’re asked questions about with which player … Continued

NBA, Sports

Eastern Conference no longer Miami Heat’s to lose?

The Eastern Conference playoffs may not just be “The Miami Heat featuring seven other teams that will lose sooner or later” this season. SI.com’s Rob Mahoney told SiriusXM’s Off The Dribble that a third straight Eastern Conference championship for the … Continued

NBA, Sports

Eastern Conference no longer Miami Heat’s to lose?

The Eastern Conference playoffs may not just be “The Miami Heat featuring seven other teams that will lose sooner or later” this season. SI.com’s Rob Mahoney told SiriusXM’s Off The Dribble that a third straight Eastern Conference championship for the … Continued

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