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Here's the Van Gundy anti-Bulls management rant

Daily Herald (mikemcgraw) — During the ESPN broadcast of Friday's Bulls-Mavericks game in Dallas, analyst Jeff Van Gundy blasted Bulls management and stood up for coach Tom Thibodeau. Van Gundy is entitled to his opinion, but he obviously has a bias. Thibodeau was an assistant coach for Van Gundy in both New York and Houston. The two remain close friends. Van Gundy was referring to a claim that Thibodeau had lost his...
  • 183 days ago
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Spain hits a snag on road to USA showdown

Daily Herald (mikemcgraw) — That USA-Spain gold medal game everyone assumed would cap off the FIBA World Cup? Well, it won't happen. Spain was upset by France 65-52 in Wednesday's quarterfinal round. With the host team eliminated from medal contention, the final four is set: USA vs. Lithuania on Thursday and France vs. Serbia on Friday. Defense carried France to the surprising victory, outscoring Spain 23-9 in the...
  • 320 days ago
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Report: Hawks minority owner wanted Ferry fired for Deng comment

Daily Herald (mikemcgraw) — The Atlanta Hawks storyline was already strange, but additional information has surfaced about the comments about ex-Bull Luol Deng reportedly made by Hawks GM Danny Ferry. The Atlanta Journal Constitution and WSB-TV in Atlanta are reporting a letter was sent by Hawks minority owner Michael Gearon asking for the resignation or termination of Ferry. According to the reports, Ferry spoke to...
  • 322 days ago
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Atlanta Hawks scandal reportedly grew from offensive Deng scouting report

Daily Herald (mikemcgraw) — The strange NBA story of the weekend had its roots in a poorly-worded scouting report on free-agent target Luol Deng, according to espn.com. Atlanta Hawks owner Bruce Levenson self-reported a racially-insensitive e-mail he wrote a few years ago, which was made public on Sunday. The subject of the e-mail was his thoughts on how to attract more affluent customers to Hawks games, which is...
  • 323 days ago
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For Team USA, FIBA World Cup is about waiting for Spain

Daily Herald (mikemcgraw) — Feel the basketball excitement in the air? No? That's understandable, since FIBA, the governing body of international basketball, decided to wait until the opening of American football season to begin the renamed World Cup of Basketball. The event begins tomorrow (Saturday), with Team USA battling Finland in Bilbao (2:30 p.m., ESPN). That's the first of five games in six days for the U.S....
  • 333 days ago
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Preseason alert: Bulls vs. Cavs in Buckeye country

Daily Herald (mikemcgraw) — The Bulls have not yet released their preseason schedule. But Cleveland did on Friday and it features a game against the Bulls on Monday, Oct. 20 in Columbus, Ohio at the Schottenstein Center. This is relatively late in preseason, so fans may get a reasonably good look at the expected Cavs trio of LeBron James, Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving playing together. The Cavaliers are playing LeBron's...
  • 354 days ago
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