June 12, 2010 |
New 76ers coach Doug Collins added Quin Snyder to his coaching staff in a developmental role. The last three seasons, the 43-year-old Snyder was the head coach of the Austin Toros, which is the NBA Developmental League team of the San Antonio Spurs. Previously, Snyder spent seven seasons as the head coach at Missouri, ending in 2006. Top prospects visit. The Sixers next week will bring in four of the players who are expected to be among the first five to go in the June 24 NBA draft.
June 24, 2010 |
1. Washington: John Wall, G, Kentucky 2. Sixers: Evan Turner, G, Ohio State 3. New Jersey: Derrick Favors, F, Georgia Tech 4. Minnesota: Wesley Johnson, F, Syracuse 5. Sacramento: DeMarcus Cousins, C, Kentucky 6. Golden State: Greg Monroe, C, Georgetown 7. Detroit: Ekpe Udoh, F, Baylor 8. L.A. Clippers: Al-Faroud Aminu, F, Wake Forest 9. Utah: Luke Babbit, F, Nevada 10. Indiana: Ed Davis, F, North Carolina...
March 15, 2010 |
John Wall scored seven of his 15 points in overtime, and No. 2 Kentucky rallied from five down with 2 minutes, 28 seconds left in regulation to beat Mississippi State, 75-74, yesterday in Nashville for their 26th Southeastern Conference tournament championship. The Wildcats (32-2) tied the game at 64 when DeMarcus Cousins' layup off Wall's missed three-point attempt beat the regulation buzzer. Wall thought the Wildcats had won on Cousins' shot and tackled him near the press table, celebrating a bit early.
January 6, 2012 |
THE SACRAMENTO Kings fired coach Paul Westphal yesterday, cutting ties after two-plus seasons amid a slow start and an escalating dispute with center DeMarcus Cousins. Assistant coach Keith Smart, let go by the Golden State Warriors this summer after one season, was named interim coach hours before the Kings defeated the visiting Milwaukee Bucks, 103-100. Marcus Thornton scored 27 points and Tyreke Evans added 16 for the Kings. A talented and athletic - albeit raw - roster led by Westphal is 2-5 and in last place in the Pacific Division.
December 26, 2012
The NBA's hottest team will be playing at home in Los Angeles - and it's the Clippers, not the Lakers. There's a Finals rematch in Miami, a holiday matinee in Brooklyn, Kobe vs. the Knicks, and the 20th anniversary of one of Michael Jordan's most memorable games in Chicago. Welcome to Christmas, NBA style. A five-game slate makes up the NBA's Christmas Day schedule, which this year comes with the additional bonus of not being the first day back after a lockout forced the cancellation of the opening portion of last season.
December 23, 2012
The Sacramento Kings on Saturday suspended center DeMarcus Cousins - for an indefinite period - for what the club called "unprofessional behavior and conduct detrimental to the team. " No details were released. Cousins and Kings coach Keith Smart exchanged words in the locker room during halftime of Friday night's 97-85 loss to the Clippers in Los Angeles. Smart benched Cousins for the entire second half and ordered him to remain in the locker room. "We're trying to set a standard here, and when guys move below that standard, things are going to take place," Smart said after the game.
December 1, 2009 |
DeMarcus Cousins scored a season high of 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead fifth-ranked Kentucky (7-0) to a 94-57 win over North Carolina-Asheville last night in Louisville, Ky. Patrick Patterson added 17 points and nine boards, and John Wall 12 points and a school freshman record of 14 assists for the Wildcats, who had little trouble with the Bulldogs (0-6) in their annual appearance at Freedom Hall. Syracuse 92, Colgate 58 - Wes Johnson scored 19 points, helping eighth-ranked Syracuse (7-0)
November 15, 2012
Paul Pierce hit two free throws with 19.5 seconds remaining and finished with 23 points, lifting the Celtics to a 98-93 win over the Utah Jazz on Wednesday night in Boston. Boston's Rajon Rondo had 10 assists before leaving the game for good in the third quarter with a right ankle injury. It was his 32d consecutive game with 10 or more assists. Jeff Green and Leandro Barbosa each scored 16 points for the Celtics, who won for the fifth time in six games. Kevin Garnett added 11 points and eight rebounds.
January 6, 2014 |
PORTLAND, Ore. - For Lavoy Allen, it was just a matter of being more aggressive. The 76ers reserve big man scored in double digits in each of the two games before Saturday's matchup against the Portland Trail Blazers at the Moga Center. The game ended too late for this edition. "The few minutes I do get in there, I try to do whatever I can," said Allen, who averaged 18.9 minutes per game through Friday. "I try not to conserve any energy, just go all-out and leave it all on the floor.