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It's all coming to an end for Steve Nash, and he deserves a fair chance to end his career the way he wants. Steve Nash's time with the Los Angeles Lakers has been an outright failure, there's no way around it.
But after a visit to Ryan Middle School's Baylor College of Medicine Academy for the Rockets' Clutch City Checkmate Challenge, he is more confident in his game. Ariza, along with guard Troy Daniels and general manager Daryl Morey attended the event at the middle school where Morey spoke about strategy to the school'd chess club and then all three joined the players to play against American Chess Grandmaster Susan Polgar.
't exactly a scarce commodity in the world of professional sports. If anything, it's a prerequisite for any championship-caliber psyche - the mental pillar on which the world's best athletes and coaches will inevitably lean in times both boom and bust.
After striking out on the home run hitters of the 2014 crop, the storied franchise shifted its focus to the superstar targets slated to hit the market over the coming years. Maintaining future flexibility has taken precedence above all else although the purple and gold still hope to put a competitive product on the floor in the present.
Klay Thompson rises to NBA elite with golden offseason After a breakout showing with Team USA, Klay Thompson may be the best shooting guard in the NBA. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1s42n5C USA and Warriors guard Klay Thompson enjoys his gold medal at the FIBA World Cup alongside NBA and USA teammate Stephen Curry.
In the first set of rankings -- 100-51 -- both Monta Ellis and Chandler Parsons make appearances. 2013-14 statistics a 19.0 PPG, 5.7 APG, 3.6 RPG, 45.1 FG%, 33.0 3P% a 16.8 PER, 4.9 Win Shares, 1.9 RAPM Ellis hasn't changed much in the last year, but a chance to play for a first-rate coach alongside a superstar scorer has clarified his optimal role.
The gym has been crowded, now with enough Rockets players for five-on-five games to end the days' workouts. While four Rockets players have been busy in Spain, most of the rest have been at Toyota Center, with unusually good turnout for the customary off-season workouts around the NBA.
Team USA won the FIBA World Cup. Milos Teodosic is good, but do teams think he's NBA good? Woj has opinions regarding Team USA and Coach K. He also did a story on Ricky Rubio.
Jeremy Lin has been working hard all summer and says that he is ready to show everyone what he's got on the court. Many Lakers fans have questioned his skills and ability as a point guard, but Lin says he isn't worried and know that he has what it takes to help bring his team to victory.
Spain's King Felipe applauds as United States captain James Harden lifts the trophy for his team as they celebrate winning the FIBA World Cup at the Palacio de los Deportes stadium in Madrid, Spain, on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014.
Mar 31, 2014; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried is blocked out by Memphis Grizzlies forward Ed Davis and forward Tayshaun Prince during the first half at Pepsi Center. Mandatory Credit: Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports This provides an opportunity for Nick Young and Kobe Bryant to get minutes at the small forward position.
The Mavericks have their man. Chandler Parsons is now a Dallas Maverick after the rival Houston Rockets elected not to match a 3-year, $36 million offer sheet.
Los Angeles Lakers: No. 25 in NBA Watchability Rankings Kobe Bryant is back for what could be his penultimate NBA season.
It was a sad day when news came down that Vince Carter was leaving Dallas. The Mavericks lost a great teammate, fantastic 3-point shooter and excellent locker room spokesperson.
Apr 6, 2014; Houston, TX, USA; Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried reacts to a play during the second quarter against the Houston Rockets at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Richardson-USA TODAY Sports Kenneth Faried has been the biggest surprise on the Team USA roster during the FIBA World Cup Tournament the last few weeks.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 03:45 am
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