So our long national nightmare (the Seventy-Sixers’ latest vomit-stained losing streak) is over, and our long national nightmare (the nightly analysis of Kobe Bryant’s descent into retirement) beg
Now that the nation has glommed onto the NBA’s curious allergy to interim coaches and used Luke Walton as the template, I will simply remind you who raised this vital issue first.
Kobe Bryant told basketball he was leaving her come April. Here’s the Dear John note, via The Players’ Tribune:
This is the part of the season where Steve Kerr turns to an NBA official and says, “They’re crediting me with that one too, aren’t they?”
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Kevin McHale’s firing as the head coach of the Houston Rockets had the odd whiff of something more than “the players aren’t responding” to it.