After 30 years of playing and coaching basketball abroad, David Blatt has finally earned his big break in the United States. On Wednesday, Blatt—who last week stepped down as coach of Maccabi Tel Aviv after four seasons with the team—will be officially introduced as the new head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Here are five things you should know about Blatt ...
Another NBA head coach gets hired, another contract negotiated by agent Mike Tannenbaum, who spent most of his career on the other side of the bargaining table, including the seven seasons he spent as the Jets' general manager.
Jun 11, 2014 | by Rustin Dodd, The Kansas City Star
There is an art to building a college basketball program, a painstaking process of maneuvers and steps that must be taken in the right sequence. You have to ingratiate yourself to a new fan base, tinker with a new roster — and most times, you have to learn a new league.
Simple translation: It’s been another busy spring for Danny Manning, ...
The NBA finals tip off Wednesday.
That’s where Steve Kerr hopes to lead the Warriors in the near future.
Kerr’s basketball history is well-documented but there is another part of his past that had an enormous impact on the entire Kerr family.
The Golden State Warriors have finalized an agreement for Steve Kerr, a 15-year NBA veteran and five-time NBA Champion as a player, to become the team’s new head coach, it was announced today. Kerr becomes the 25th head coach in franchise history and the 20th since the team moved to the West Coast in 1962. Per team policy, terms of ...
In his 30 years of coaching high school ball in the Pacific Palisades neighborhood of Los Angeles, Jerry Marvin did not meet a more agreeable kid than Steve Kerr. The teenager never challenged Marvin's authority or put his own interests ahead of the team's in the hope of attracting the recruiters who were off chasing faster, better guards.
Apr 21, 2014 | by Mike McLaughlin, Huffington Post
Long before he was the No. 1 pick in the 1988 NBA Draft, Danny Manning knew Wake Forest. Manning grew up only 30 minutes away in Greensboro, N.C.
Well aware of the basketball tradition at Wake Forest, Manning believes that the university and his values mesh well. Moreover, Manning has a vision for the program, partly drawing upon the vast array ...