NBA

Allen Iverson documentary trailer debuts (VIDEO)

NBCSports.com: ProBasketballTalk (Brett Pollakoff) — The documentary will be screened at the Tribeca Film Festival this weekend.
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Whoops: Clippers color commentator mistakenly filed MVP ballot for Most Improved Player award

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — The NBA announced the winner of its annual Most Improved Player Award on Wednesday, with Phoenix Suns guard Goran Dragic taking home the honors after posting career-best scoring and shooting-percentage numbers en route to leading a Suns team that nearly everybody expected to lose big while rebuilding to a stunning 48-win season that came this close to a playoff berth in the brutal...
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Report: Hawks assistant Quin Snyder in mix for Jazz job, too

NBCSports.com: ProBasketballTalk (Kurt Helin) — Utah needs a coach good at player development, Synder could be a fit.
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Joakim Noah is suing his former shoemaker, claiming they failed to pay him and contributed to his foot injuries

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Kelly Dwyer) — Tennis legend Yannick Noah, somewhat famously, outfitted himself in Le Coq Sportif footwear during his celebrated career. This is why it made complete and total sense that his adoring son, Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah, would sign the first endorsement deal with the iconic French brand upon entering the NBA in 2007. For years, Noah loped up and down the court in the (relative to the NBA)...
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PBT Extra: How ’bout them Wizards?

NBCSports.com: ProBasketballTalk (Kurt Helin) — CSNWashington.com's Wizards insider talks about the best story line in the playoffs so far.
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The 10-man rotation, starring the Rockets' reserves and the potential folly of not using them

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — A look around the league and the Web that covers it. It's also important to note that the rotation order and starting nods aren't always listed in order of importance. That's for you, dear reader, to figure out. C : Red94 . As the Houston Rockets look to even up their best-of-seven series with the Portland Trail Blazers in Game 2 on Wednesday , Richard Li has a suggestion: run, run, run,...
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Goran Dragic wins the NBA's 2013-14 Most Improved Player award

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Kelly Dwyer) — If the Coach of the Year award is so tough to vote for because there are so many deserving candidates, the Most Improved Player award is equally as vexing because the criteria for the award is debatable at best and vague at its worst. The hardware usually goes to a performer that jumps from pretty good to great in the span of a season, but not before writers and fans debate endlessly about...
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Dwight Howard, posting up

ESPN: TrueHoop (Ethan Sherwood Strauss) — Amin Elhassan joins us to talk about how good Dwight Howard is at posting up, and how often he should do it.
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Phil Jackson wants Carmelo Anthony to take less money to re-sign with Knicks

NBCSports.com: ProBasketballTalk (Brett Pollakoff) — It's a real possibility, but only if Anthony believes a plan to win is in place.
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Lowry sees a 'band of brothers' in Toronto

ESPN: TrueHoop (James Herbert) — Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan chatted and laughed at their neighboring lockers following Tuesday’s Game 2 win over the Brooklyn Nets in Toronto. Backs to the media members awaiting a postgame interview, this is a standard sight after Raptors games. When DeRozan headed to the podium to meet the press, Lowry hung back in an Air Canada Centre hallway, holding his backcourt mate's daughter in...
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Phil Jackson quiets rumors of a rift with James Dolan by talking up Steve Kerr, Carmelo Anthony's contract

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Kelly Dwyer) — Much like an NCAA basketball team getting its first loss out of the way before the NCAA tournament hits, perhaps it is best that the New York Knicks’ owner James Dolan and Phil Jackson had their first disagreement about something as relatively benign as the firing of unnamed staff this month. Just a chance to re-iterate just who is who in this relationship, before it comes time to start...
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Rockets coach Kevin McHale explains the difference between good and bad players

NBCSports.com: ProBasketballTalk (Brett Pollakoff) — McHale jokes with a reporter by making a painfully obvious observation.
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Ron Harper expects to interview for Knicks’ coaching vacancy

NBCSports.com: ProBasketballTalk (Dan Feldman) — Harper worked as Pistons assistant for two years
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Phil Jackson rules out coaching Knicks

NBCSports.com: ProBasketballTalk (Dan Feldman) — That will end the rumors, right?
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