Juwan Howard Declined Opportunity With Lakers

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The Los Angeles Lakers have moved on to the final stages of their coaching search. However, one coach the Lakers hoped they could talk to, declined the opportunity. Los Angeles never formally interviewed University of Michigan head coach Juwan Howard because he declined overtures from the team. Had Howard expressed …

Darvin Ham Seen As The Leader To Be Lakers Next Coach

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The Los Angeles Lakers are closing in on their final round of interviews for their next head coach, and Darvin Ham seems to be leading the final group. Ham, along with Kenny Atkinson and Terry Stotts, will complete final interviews with the Lakers soon. Los Angeles has prioritized a coach …

Marcus Smart, Mikal Bridges Headline 21-22 NBA All-Defensive Teams

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The NBA has announced the 21-22 All-Defensive Teams, headlined by Marcus Smart and Mikal Bridges. NBA All-Defensive First Team Marcus Smart Mikal Bridges Rudy Gobert Giannis Antetokounmpo Jaren Jackson Jr. NBA All-Defensive Second Team Bam Adebayo Jrue Holiday Matisse Thybulle Robert Williams III Draymond Green

PJ Tucker To Undergo MRI On Left Knee On Friday

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PJ Tucker is set to undergo an MRI on his left knee on Friday morning, reported Chris Haynes of Yahoo! Sports. Tucker reportedly suffered the injury in the first quarter of the Heat’s Game 2 loss in the Eastern Conference finals.  Game 3 is set for Saturday. 

Hornets Sign GM Mitch Kupchak To Multiyear Extension

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Mitch Kupchak has signed a multiyear contract extension Thursday to remain general manager of the Charlotte Hornets. Kupchak’s contract was set to expire this summer. “For better or for worse, I will be here for the next couple of years,” Kupchak said on a videoconference call. He would not say …