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Know The Coaching Candidate: Jerry Stackhouse

Posting and Toasting (MMiranda) — For starters, he’s not Mark Jackson... One day, very soon, Jerry Stackhouse could have job offers in New York, Charlotte and Orlando, all far removed from Mississauga, Ontario. After leading the Raptor 905, Toronto’s G League affiliate, to a 70-30 record over two seasons, a championship in 2017 and a runner-up finish this year, the sky’s the limit for the one-time D-League Coach of the...
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2017-18 Clippers Exit Interviews: Willie Reed

SBN: Clips Nation (Lucas Hann) — Reed entered the season as DeAndre Jordan’s backup, but lost his rotation spot and eventually a spot in the NBA. Name: Willie Reed Age: 27 Years in NBA: 3 Key Stats: 4.9 points and 3.1 rebounds per game in 10.7 minutes per game in 39 appearances for LAC (only played 9 minutes in 3 games for Detroit) 2017-2018 Salary: $1,577,230 Future Contract Status: Unrestricted Free...
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Boston: What I’ve lost and what I’ve gained

CelticsBlog (Bobby Manning) — In one week I’ll run the Boston Marathon—through the streets of the city in which I was born, under which my father worked, and from which he ultimately departed this world last spring. He taught me to expand away from home, aspire to write and to hustle in anything I committed to. His story wasn’t one of a lost battle, but of gained perspective. A pair of orange shoes sits by the front...
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The long game: Celtics must limit turnovers

CelticsBlog (Sam Sheehan) — The Bucks might trap less, but their length didn’t go anywhere. By now everyone is familiar with the mythos of the Milwaukee Bucks and their player personnel. You could almost hear the hushed tones as NBA fans far and wide discussed Jason Kidd ’s famous hyper-aggressive, trapping schemes. These were designed to create turnovers and unleash their multi-armed fast break Kraken headlined by ...
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Q&A with Brew Hoop’s Kyle Carr on The Greak Freek, Moose, and Bucks-Celtics predictions

CelticsBlog (wjsy) — Who will be the series x-factors? What can we expect from former Buck, Greg Monroe? Prunty vs. Stevens: who ya got? To prep for the playoffs, we talked to our SBNation friends over at Brew Hoop with Kyle Carr about all things Bucks vs. Celtics. KYLE: After the latest injury blow to Kyrie Irving , what are the fans expectations for the Celtics for this series and the...
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Do your job: playoff Celtics edition

CelticsBlog (Andrew Doxy) — Every player has to do one thing well for this team to succeed If you exist in the intersectionality between Boston Celtics fandom and New England Patriots fandom, then you’re likely familiar with the phrase, “Do Your Job” as made popular by Bill Belichick and the Patriots. The mantra simply demands that as a member of a team, you receive an assignment, and you fulfill that assignment to...
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Brad Stevens: The not-so-secret weapon

CelticsBlog (Matt Chin) — The Celtics’ mild-mannered coaching maestro has amplified Boston’s playoff performances over the course of each of the past four springs. In contrast, the postseason will be new territory for Milwaukee Bucks interim coach Joe Prunty. Down four key rotational players, whom account for a combined 47 percent of the 2017-18 allotted cap space, the Boston Celtics will be notably shorthanded...
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Pacers to draft 23rd in 2018 NBA Draft

Indy Cornrows (Nathan S.) — Indiana didn’t fare too well in the NBA Draft tiebreakers, picking last of the four 48-win teams. Wednesday’s season finale loss to the Charlotte Hornets was supposed to be a savvy tanking effort for the Indiana Pacers , but it didn’t pay off much as the Pacers will be picking 23rd in the 2018 NBA Draft via random drawing . The Pacers had an opportunity pick as high as 20th, but had...
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Dallas, Chicago biggest winners in NBA Draft tiebreakers

NBCSports.com: ProBasketballTalk (Kurt Helin) — The Mavericks will pick third and the Bulls sixth, unless the NBA Draft lottery upends that.
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Kings lose coin flip, slotted to draft 7th pending the draft lottery

SBN (Greg) — Fudge. The Sacramento Kings finished the season tied with the Chicago Bulls for the 6th worse record in the NBA. On Friday a coin toss was held to break the tie, with the Bulls winning. Barring any movement in the draft lottery, the Bulls will pick 6th and the Kings will pick 7th. As for the draft lottery, both teams will have an 18.3% chance at moving into the top three. The teams...
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Rocket-Wolves series preview: How sweep it is?

The Dream Shake (Ethan Rothstein) — Houston went 4-0 against Minnesota in the regular season and will try to do it again in the playoffs. The last time the Houston Rockets lost to the Minnesota Timberwolves was Jan. 11, 2017. This is the first time the Wolves franchise has made the playoffs in 13 years. The Rockets have an ideal matchup to ensure a quick path to the second round of the Western Conference. Minnesota is...
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Kobe Bryant brings viewers inside the obsessive film-watching process he learned from Tex Winter

Los Angeles Times (Tania Ganguli) — Isaiah Thomas reached out to Kobe Bryant for some help during last year’s NBA playoffs. Thomas had scored 53 points combined in the first two games of the Celtics’ series against the Bulls, but his team was down 2-0. “I said, ‘All right, send me your touches from the game,’” Bryant recalled. “‘I’ll...
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Kobe Bryant brings viewers inside the obsessive film-watching process he learned from Tex Winter

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Tania Ganguli) — Isaiah Thomas reached out to Kobe Bryant for some help during last year’s NBA playoffs. Thomas had scored 53 points combined in the first two games of the Celtics’ series against the Bulls, but his team was down 2-0. “I said, ‘All right, send me your touches from the game,’” Bryant recalled. “‘I’ll...
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Who is to blame for Frank Vogel’s firing?

SBN: Orlando Pinstriped Post (Mike Cali) — Is it Vogel himself?  Is it the players?  Is it the front office?    When an employee is fired, blame for the termination is usually on the employee themself. In the case of Frank Vogel, that is not necessarily the case. And the reason for that is because the Magic could have had Red Auerbach as their head coach, with an assistant coaching staff of Phil Jackson,...
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The Kings finish the season with an 18.3% chance to jump to the top 3

SBN (Aykis16) — The Kings ended the season tied with the Chicago Bulls. The season is over so now we have some clarity on where the Kings might end up picking. The Kings beat the Rockets on Wednesday while the Bulls lost to the Pistons, leaving both teams tied at 27-55. So what happens in a tie? The 6th slot normally gets 63 combinations while the 7th slot normally gets 43. In this case, both teams...
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