Rivers will be introduced as the Clippers’ new coach and senior vice president of basketball operations at a news conference at 2 p.m. ET Wednesday at their Playa Vista training complex, capping a lengthy process by completing a rare trade involving a championship-winning coach.
Ewing will coach under longtime friend and first-year head coach Steve Clifford. He will also be working for friend and former rival Michael Jordan, who owns the Bobcats.
LeBron James was a unanimous pick for the All-NBA team, and Kobe Bryant earned his record-tying 11th first-team selection.
He received 62 first-place votes, followed by Erik Spoelstra of the Miami Heat with 24 votes from a panel of sports writers and broadcasters. New York’s Mike Woodson finished third and San Antonio’s Gregg Popovich, who won the award last season, was fourth.
The 7-foot sophomore center who returned to school last fall for one more shot at a national championship announced Wednesday he is leaving college early to enter the NBA draft. The reason was simple.
A loss to rival Oklahoma City cost the San Antonio Spurs control of the race for home-court advantage in the Western Conference playoffs. However, that’s hardly the chief concern for San Antonio with the regular season winding down.
Despite having to leave in the fourth quarter of the Golden State Warriors’ victory after spraining his right ankle Saturday night, Stephen Curry said he’s not worried about his status for Monday’s home game against the Los Angeles Lakers.
Cavaliers rookie guard Dion Waiters will miss at least one week with a sore left knee and may need surgery.
Philadelphia 76ers center Andrew Bynum will have season-ending arthroscopic surgery on both knees the team announced Tuesday.
Atlanta Hawks swingman Dahntay Jones outspokenly defended himself against criticism from Kobe Bryant, claiming that he did not intentionally attempt to injure the Los Angeles Lakers superstar in the final seconds of Wednesday night’s game.