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Sam Amico has covered the NBA for 20 years, previously for SI.com, FOX Sports, CBS Sports, Amico Hoops and the Boston Herald.
Steve Nash

Steve Nash’s Job Safe Despite Nets’ Disappointing Season

While the Nets have so far been among the NBA's biggest disappointments, it doesn't appear as if coach Steve...
James Borrego, Los Angeles Lakers, Cleveland Cavaliers, NBA

Concerns Over Player Discipline Played Role In Hornets’ Dismissal Of James Borrego

The Hornets parted ways with coach James Borrego last week and concerns about player discipline, both on and off...
Ben Simmons

Reggie Miller Slams Nets’ Ben Simmons For Decision To Skip Game 4

NBA legend Reggie Miller was no fan of the news that Ben Simmons supposedly woke up with a sore...
Joel Embiid

Sixers’ Joel Embiid Fined For Criticism Of Officials

The NBA has fined 76ers center Joel Embiid $15,000 for public criticism of the officials, per a statement from...
Taylor Jenkins

Grizzlies Coach Taylor Jenkins Fined For ‘Arrogant Officiated’ Comments On Refs

Grizzlies coach Taylor Jenkins has been fined $15,000 by the NBA for his comments on the officials following the...
Jimmy Butler

Heat’s Jimmy Butler Encouraged To Keep Firing Away

The Heat are headed back home, with a 3-1 series lead over the Hawks, and in large part thanks...
Monte Morris

Nuggets Win To Trail Series vs. Warriors by ‘Comfortable’ 3-1 Count

Two years ago, the Nuggets came back from a 3-1 deficit in the Western Conference playoffs -- twice. This year,...
Grayson Allen

Bucks’ Grayson Allen Rising Despite The Boos, Some From Teammates

Opposing fans aren't the only ones who boo Bucks guard Grayson Allen, forever a basketball villain. His own teammates...
Donovan Mitchell

Jazz Brass ‘Surprised and Upset’ By Knicks Exec Worldwide Wes Sitting Courtside

Several members of the Jazz front office are "surprised and upset" that Knicks executive William Wesley sat courtside for...
Kyrie Irving

Kyrie Irving: Nets Haven’t Gelled Like Celtics

Not even a Game in Brooklyn could save the Nets. Instead, the Celtics took control of Game 3, and the...

Kings Coaching Interviews: Mike D’Antoni, Mike Brown, Mark Jackson, More

The Kings have begun their coaching search and Warriors assistant Mike Brown and former Hornets and Magic coach Steve...

Cavs Aim For Upgrades, With Perimeter Shooter, Backup Point Man in Mind

The Cavaliers are looking to build on their pleasant surprise of a season, which was only derailed because of...
Bradley Beal

Wizards Star Bradley Beal Cleared To Start Rehab On Left Wrist

Wizards star shooting guard Bradley Beal has been cleared to begin rehabbing his left wrist injury, as relayed by...
James Borrego, Los Angeles Lakers, Cleveland Cavaliers, NBA

Hornets Announce James Borrego Dismissal, Coaching Search To Start ‘Immediately’

The Hornets have officially announced the dismissal of coach James Borrego via a team statement. “I want to thank JB...

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