A person familiar with the situation tells the Associated Press that Eddie Jordan is nearing an agreement with Rutgers to replace Mike Rice as coach.
Brett Brown has been on the San Antonio bench for 12 years now, coaching under Gregg Popovich during a run of organizational stability that is rare in this day and age, and perhaps one of the biggest reasons the Spurs have been able to sustain such a high level of success over the last decade and a half.
When LeBron James first heard about this streak of games with at least 30 points and 60 percent shooting, he did not immediately think about who was on the list.
"If I could get the game ball you know I would keep it," Crawford said after his 30-foot-jumper beat the clock and gave Washington a 98-95 win over Portland on Monday night.
At 0-12, the Washington Wizards were a national joke among NBA pundits. The studio analysts at Turner Sports, home of NBA TV, routinely compared the team to the Washington Generals, the regular foil for the Harlem Globetrotters.
Up by two over the Portland Trail Blazers, the Washington Wizards had blown a 15-point fourth quarter lead and were barely hanging on, almost holding their collective breath until the final buzzer. When it sounded, the Wizards found themselves in the win column for the first time this season.
The Washington Wizards added some depth at small forward and shooting guard by signing seven-year veteran Martell Webster on Wednesday. The 6-foot-7 swingman signed a one-year deal that is reportedly worth $1.6 million.
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.