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Steve Kerr tactfully responds to questions about taking on a coaching job in New York

Sports.yahoo.com  -  Phil Jackson, dating back years, has never had a problem lording over someone’s current coaching job. He wasn’t exactly thought to be a surefire replacement for Doug Collins in Chicago during the late 1980s, but towards the end of Collins’ tenure with the Bulls the ex-Chicago coach was notoriously distrustful of the lead assistant in Jackson that he didn’t even hire. Jackson then dealt with forme 37 days

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Los Angeles Lakers announce Kobe Bryant will miss the rest of the season

Sports.yahoo.com  -  The Los Angeles Lakers officially announced Wednesday that star shooting guard Kobe Bryant will miss the remainder of the 2013-14 season. From the team's press release:Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant, who is recovering from a fractured lateral tibial plateau of his left knee, was examined today by team physician Dr. Steve Lombardo, who determined that Bryant’s injury has still not healed. Wi 37 days

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Dennis Rodman Speaks out on Trips to North Korea to Visit Kim Jong-Un

Bleacherreport.com  -  Retired NBA forward Dennis Rodman made headlines as a player with his volatile antics, his medley of different hairstyles and his exceptional rebounding and defensive skills, among other things. Rodman's most recent brush with controversy off the court, though, were trips to North Korea where he met with supreme leader Kim Jong-un.   The 52-year-old Rodman made two separate appeara 40 days

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Source: Phil considers Knicks front-office job

Espn.go.com  -  While a decision has not been made, Phil Jackson is leaning toward taking a front-office job with the New York Knicks, a source close to the team tells ESPN's Stephen A. Smith. 41 days

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Bucks' Mayo banned 1 game for hit to throat

Espn.go.com  -  Milwaukee Bucks guard O.J. Mayo has been suspended one game for punching New Orleans Pelicans center Greg Stiemsma in the throat. 41 days

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LeBron James 'not a big fan' of sleeved jerseys after rough shooting night in loss to Spurs

Sports.yahoo.com  -  LeBron James might have ditched the clear mask protecting his broken nose during the first quarter of the Miami Heat's Thursday night showdown with the San Antonio Spurs, but by the sound of things, that wasn't the piece of in-game attire he really wanted to leave behind.After a disappointing shooting night that saw him miss 12 of his 18 field-goal attempts, including 10 of 11 tries outside the p 42 days

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Tyson Chandler says that Kevin Love can't play defense in halftime interview (Video)

Sports.yahoo.com  -  Minnesota Timberwolves All-Star power forward Kevin Love has many great qualities, including top-rate rebounding and outside shooting for his size. For the most part, though, it's agreed that Love is not a very good defender. He typically fails to protect the rim, struggles in defending the pick and roll, and gets scored on often. Effort isn't necessarily the issue — it's possible that Love's lat 43 days

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The Magic will pay a brief video tribute to Dwight Howard, which seems nuts but makes sense

Sports.yahoo.com  -  Throughout the 2013-14 campaign, the Orlando Magic have aired brief video tributes to former Magic players and coaches who have returned as part of visiting teams, in keeping with the organization's year-long celebration of its 25th anniversary as an NBA franchise. It's a nice, relatively innocuous way to recognize those who have played a role, however small or large, in helping build the Magic i 44 days

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