Hornets Fire Byron Scott

NBA 2009 News | 13 Nov 2009

Only nine games into the season, the New Orleans Hornets have fired head coach Byron Scott. The move will be formally announced at a news conference Thursday afternoon. “Our expectations are high. Our sense of urgency is high. Our patience is low and we hope that translates into results quickly,” GM Jeff Bower explained. GM […]

Paul Gasol out Until Christmas?

NBA 2009 News | 12 Nov 2009

ESPN’s Mark Jackson reported Wednesday that Phil Jackson was kidding when he said that Paul Gasol could be out until Christmas. Jackson also said that Pau is day-to-day, but won’t play Thursday. That’s all well and good, but the reports we’ve seen indicate that Gasol is not likely to play for the next two weeks. […]

Hasheem Thabeet a Bust?

NBA 2009 News | 11 Nov 2009

Memphis Grizzlies rookie center Hasheem Thabeet left Tuesday night’s game with a broken jaw. Thabeet collided with teammate Zach Randolph. No word yet on how long this will sideline him, but the #2 overall pick wasn’t offering much in the way of production. Thabeet, who has looked frail and lost early in the beginning of […]

Tyreke Evan is Emerging for the Kings

NBA 2009 News | 09 Nov 2009

Kings rookie Tyreke Evans started at shooting guard and hit 7-of-15 shots and 16-of-19 free throws on his way to a career-high 32 points in Saturday’s upset win over the Jazz. He added three boards, seven assists and a steal, despite leaving the game briefly after taking a Deron Williams elbow to the mouth. Evans, […]