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Prokhorov: "Make no mistake -- We're here to win"

Nets Principal Owner Mikhail Prokhorov has some encouraging words for Nets fans. In a short video released today, Prokhorov touched on the reoccurring narrative that is the team’s familiar front court: the resigning of… 116 more words

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Silver has 'no doubt' NBA could see a female head coach

Adam Silver has “no doubt” the NBA could see a day when Becky Hammon or another woman is a head coach.

The commissioner said Wednesday he had texted and emailed with Hammon while they were in Las Vegas, where she coached the Spurs to the Summer League championship Monday night. 359 more words


Gretchen Rubin, Anthony Foxx among first SXSW 2016 speakers announced

Two days after closing its Panel Picker and a week before official registration opens, South by Southwest Interactive is giving a preview of its content and themes… 356 more words

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The Difficulty with Subpar Division Winners in the NBA

Every year, in pretty much every major sports league, we begin to question the divisional structure come playoff time. It is inevitable that a team with a superior record goes home early, while a more mediocre team gets to chase a title in the postseason. 650 more words


NBA Commissioner Adam Silver Will Be A Featured Speaker At SXSW Sports

Things are already heating up for SXSW next spring. Over the years, SXSW has expanded into a tech conference, film festival, comedy showcase, and more. They also have a sports-centric convergence conference called SXsports, which is in its third year. 184 more words


NBA Commissioner Adam Silver to Open SXSW Sports Conference

South by Southwest has set NBA commissioner Adam Silver as the opening featured speaker for its SXsports conference on March 11.

Silver succeeded David Stern as commissioner in February 2014, after eight years as deputy commissioner. 102 more words


Adam Silver: 'I have no doubt ... that we're going to have a female coach in the NBA'

NBA commissioner Adam Silver praised the Spurs and Becky Hammon for the San Antonio assistant’s historic win at this year’s Summer League, saying at the WNBA All-Star Game that he had no doubt there would be a female head coach in the league one day. 115 more words