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  • 2018 NBA Offseason Transaction Tracker

    2018 NBA Offseason Transaction Tracker

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA July 1, 2018 at 1:02 am 0 comments

    It is time once again for SportsZone’s annual NBA Offseason Transaction Tracker. Here one will find a running list of all the free agent signings and trades that take place after the start of the league year begins on July 1st. All trades that happened during the 2018 NBA Draft […]

     
  • Brett Brown Receives Three Year Extension From 76ers

    Brett Brown Receives Three Year Extension From 76ers

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA May 30, 2018 at 11:32 pm 0 comments

    Philadelphia 76ers coach Brett Brown has reached agreement on a three-year contract extension, a league source told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Brown had one year left on his current deal. Brown has coached the Sixers for the past five seasons. The organization stuck with him after the team won just 47 […]

     
  • LeBron James Named All-NBA for Record 12th Time

    LeBron James Named All-NBA for Record 12th Time

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA May 24, 2018 at 11:54 pm 0 comments

    Cleveland’s LeBron James and Houston’s James Harden were unanimously voted All-NBA first team, it was announced Thursday, with James earning the nod for a record 12th time in his 15-year career. James played in all 82 games for the first time and averaged 27.5 points to go with career highs […]

     
  • Mike Budenholzer Announced as New Milwaukee Bucks Head Coach

    Mike Budenholzer Announced as New Milwaukee Bucks Head Coach

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA May 16, 2018 at 11:33 pm 0 comments

    The Milwaukee Bucks named Mike Budenholzer as their new head coach on Thursday, citing his ability to teach and build a winning culture. Budenholzer’s contract is for four years, league sources told ESPN. The Bucks negotiated a deal with Budenholzer’s representative on Wednesday, hours after Budenholzer attended a breakfast meeting […]

     
  • Federal Law Prohibiting Sports Gambling Struck Down by Supreme Court

    Federal Law Prohibiting Sports Gambling Struck Down by Supreme Court

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL May 14, 2018 at 11:20 pm 0 comments

    The Supreme Court struck down a federal law that prohibits sports gambling Monday in a landmark decision that gives states the go-ahead to legalize betting on sports. The court ruled 6-3 to strike down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, a 1992 law that barred state-authorized sports gambling with […]

     
  • Toronto Raptors Fire Coach Dwane Casey

    Toronto Raptors Fire Coach Dwane Casey

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA May 11, 2018 at 11:01 pm 0 comments

    The Toronto Raptors fired coach Dwane Casey on Friday, the team announced. Casey, the most successful coach in franchise history, lost his job after consecutive second-round playoff sweeps to the Cleveland Cavaliers and being named the coach of the year in a vote of the NBA’s 30 coaches. Casey had […]

     
  • Raptors’ Dwane Casey Named Coach of the Year by Fellow Coaches

    Raptors’ Dwane Casey Named Coach of the Year by Fellow Coaches

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA May 9, 2018 at 11:45 pm 0 comments

    Toronto Raptors coach Dwane Casey has won the Michael H. Goldberg NBCA Coach of the Year Award, which is voted on annually by the league’s 30 head coaches. The National Basketball Coaches Association announced Casey as the winner Wednesday, two days after the top-seeded Raptors were swept by the Cavaliers […]

     
  • Detroit Pistons Part Ways With Stan Van Gundy After Four Seasons

    Detroit Pistons Part Ways With Stan Van Gundy After Four Seasons

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA May 7, 2018 at 11:27 pm 0 comments

    The Detroit Pistons and Stan Van Gundy, their president of basketball operations and head coach, have parted ways after the team failed to make the playoffs for the second consecutive season. Van Gundy met with Pistons officials on Monday afternoon, league sources said. Van Gundy had full authority on player […]

     
  • David Fizdale to Become New Knicks Head Coach

    David Fizdale to Become New Knicks Head Coach

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA May 3, 2018 at 10:57 pm 0 comments

    David Fizdale has agreed to a four-year deal to become the next coach of the New York Knicks, league sources told ESPN. Fizdale on Thursday in New York met with Knicks owner James Dolan, who then gave his approval to president Steve Mills and general manager Scott Perry to enter […]

     
  • Phoenix Suns Hire Jazz Assistant Igor Kokoskov as New Head Coach

    Phoenix Suns Hire Jazz Assistant Igor Kokoskov as New Head Coach

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA May 2, 2018 at 10:49 pm 0 comments

    The Phoenix Suns have agreed to terms with Utah Jazz assistant Igor Kokoskov to become the franchise’s head coach. The two sides reached agreement on a three-year contract, league sources told ESPN on Wednesday. Kokoskov, a native of Serbia, will be the first head coach born and raised outside North […]