Connect with us

Headlines

NBA Mourns Death of Erin Popovich, Wife of Gregg Popovich

Basketball Insiders

Published

on

Erin Popovich, the wife of San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich, died early Wednesday, the team announced. She was 67 and had been battling an illness for an extended period.

The couple had been married for four decades and had two children — Jill and Mickey — as well as two grandchildren. “We mourn the loss of Erin,” Spurs general manager R.C. Buford said. “She was a strong, wonderful, kind, intelligent woman who provided love, support and humor to all of us.”

Source: Michael C. Wright of ESPN

Advertisement




Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Headlines

Sources: Clint Capela Out Four-to-Six Weeks with Ligament Damage in Right Thumb

Basketball Insiders

Published

on

With two starters already out with injuries, the Houston Rockets are losing center Clint Capela for four to six weeks with ligament damage to his right thumb, league sources told ESPN.

Capela underwent an MRI in Houston on Monday and may get a second opinion with a hand specialist in the near future, league sources said.

The Rockets anticipate that Capela will miss the remaining 15 games before the All-Star break and return for the Feb. 21 road game against the Los Angeles Lakers, the source told ESPN’s Tim MacMahon.

Source: Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN

Continue Reading

Headlines

Sources: Mavericks Escalating Trade Talks for Dennis Smith Jr.

Basketball Insiders

Published

on

The Dallas Mavericks are escalating discussions to find a trade for point guard Dennis Smith Jr., league sources tell ESPN. Phoenix and Orlando have engaged in ongoing talks with Mavs. Smith Jr., has sat out three straight games with what team has termed a sore back.


Pistons have talked to the Mavs about Dennis Smith Jr., per sources.

Source: Adrian Wojnarowski and Mitch Lawrence on Twitter

Continue Reading

Headlines

Report: NBA Finds No Violation in Cavaliers-McCaw Investigation

Basketball Insiders

Published

on

The NBA has cleared the Cleveland Cavaliers of any wrongdoing in their brief alliance with forward Patrick McCaw.

At the urging of the Golden State Warriors, the league investigated Cleveland’s signing of McCaw as a restricted free agent before releasing him. McCaw played two seasons with the defending champions but did not re-sign with them last summer. The Cavs signed him to a two-year, $6 million offer sheet last month that the Warriors chose not to match.

McCaw played in three games for the Cavs and was waived before his contract became guaranteed. He signed with Toronto last week.

The league said Monday it found “no violation of the league’s collective bargaining agreement, including the anti-circumvention rules.”

Source: Tom Withers of the Associated Press via NBA

Continue Reading
Advertisement

NBA Team Salaries

Advertisement

Insiders On Twitter

NBA On Twitter

Trending Now