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Lakers Make Surprise Hiring

By Jim McCoy Mon 12th November SportsLos Angeles LakersNBA
It will be Mike D'Antoni trying to lead the Los Angeles Lakers back to an NBA championship, not Phil Jackson. The Lakers have decided on D'Antoni, who gets a three-year, $12 million contract to replace Mike Brown who was fired on Friday.Read More »

BREAKING NEWS: Lakers Fire Coach

By Jim McCoy Fri 9th November SportsLos Angeles LakersNBA
The Los Angeles Lakers have fired coach Mike Brown after a 1-4 start to his second season in charge. The Lakers announced the surprising move Friday, several hours before they hosted Golden State.Read More »

Singler's NBA Career Off To Solid Start

By Jim McCoy Wed 7th November SportsKyle SinglerNBA
South Medford graduate Kyle Singler is off to a promising start in his NBA career, even if his Detroit Pistons are not. A week into first season, Singler is seeing plenty of playing time off the Pistons bench, and he’s making the most of it. The 6-8 forward who played collegiately at Duke is shooting a blistering 61 percent from the field and he’s averaging nearly 9 points a game.Read More »

Blazers- Lakers Make NBA TV History

Portland's victory that sent the new-look Los Angeles Lakers to a 0-2 start was the most-watched telecast in NBA TV history. The game Wednesday night drew 868,000 viewers, the network said Friday. The largest previous audience for an NBA TV telecast was 847,000 for the debut of "Dream Team," last summer's documentary about the 1992 U.S.Read More »

Former Blazer Wallace Returns to NBA

By Jim McCoy Wed 3rd October SportsNBANew York Knicks
The New York Knicks have signed forward Rasheed Wallace, a four-time All-Star who is ending a two-year retirement. The 38-year-old Wallace last played for the Boston Celtics in the 2009-10 season. Terms of his contract signed Wednesday were not announced. Wallace averaged 14.6 points and 6.7 rebounds in 15 seasons.Read More »

Jay-Z Realizes Dream By Bringing Nets To Brooklyn

By Jim McCoy Thu 27th September SportsJay-zNBA
Bringing a major sports franchise back to Brooklyn makes Jay-Z feel like he's living the American dream. The 42-year-old music mogul and entrepreneur says when he was a kid growing up in Brooklyn, he pretended on the basketball court to hit the winning shot at the buzzer. He never dreamed he'd own a basketball team.Read More »

Former Blazer Heads East

By Jim McCoy Thu 9th August SportsJoel PryzbillaNBA
Date of Show: 
Thu 9th August

A two-time member of the Portland Trail Blazers, known for his hustle, rebounding and shot blocking returns to the team he started with 12 years ago.

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Lin: Goodbye Big Apple, Hello (Again) Houston

By Jim McCoy Wed 18th July SportsJeremy LinNBA
Date of Show: 
Wed 18th July

It's now official: Jeremy Lin is headed back to the Lone Star State. Click "play" icon for more details.

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Lin's Destiny Hangs In Balance

Date of Show: 
Tue 17th July

No one's really sure whether the Knicks will continue or stop the Linsanity in New York. Click "play" to hear story.

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A Lin "sane" Decision For the Knicks

By Jim McCoy Mon 16th July SportsJeremy LinNBANew York Knicks
This would have been such an obvious decision in February. Jeremy Lin was Kobe Bryant's equal on the court and at the souvenir stand during a mesmerizing stretch that Commissioner David Stern said he had "never quite seen anything like." No way the New York Knicks were letting Lin get away back then, when he was the biggest thing in basketball. Things are different noRead More »

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