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By Matt Kibbe
The short-term deal will assure long-term overspending
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Neil Olshey
The Portland Trail Blazers hired Terry Stotts as head coach on Tuesday, filling the NBA's last coaching vacancy.
The Portland Trail Blazers weren't bluffing about Nicolas Batum after all.
Brandon Roy is on his way to Minnesota to start his comeback in the same place his career began seven years ago. If Nicolas Batum has his way, he'll soon join his former Blazers teammate on the Timberwolves.
Everything always seemed to come so easily for Larry Bird on a basketball court.
All Chauncey Billups had to do was show up and the mood in the locker room improved.
Chris Paul will supply the Los Angeles Clippers with so much more than alley-oop passes to Blake Griffin when he arrives in Hollywood on Thursday night.
Hornets general manager Dell Demps paced in and out of the club's practice gym with his mobile phone to his ear.
The day began with the Los Angeles Clippers rejecting a proposed deal by the New Orleans Hornets for Chris Paul and it ended with them claiming five-time All-Star guard Chauncey Billups off waivers and re-signing center DeAndre Jordan.
Georgia was definitely on the Los Angeles Clippers' minds.
"I know that Damian's best days are ahead of him," Olshey said Wednesday. "This is the first step in a bright future."
"Terry is one of the elite offensive minds in the NBA, has extensive experience with multiple organizations and was instrumental in the Dallas Mavericks winning the 2011 NBA championship," general manager Neil Olshey said. "He understands the vision for the future of the franchise, appreciates the process involved and will create an environment on the court that will produce championship habits."