Monthly Archives: June 2010
Now LeBron James get to choose his next coach and general manager if he
so chooses to re-sign with the Cavaliers.
Danny Ferry is out as general manager of Cleveland and the club
installed his assistant, Chris Grant as interim general manager. It’s
unclear if Grant is permanent, with James’ free-agent choice the obvious
Ferry’s contract was expiring this month and he resigned stunningly
after a five-season tour did not net a title with James. On the surface,
it would seem James has more power than ever to shape his future.
A source close to Monty Williams said he has agreed in principle to a
three-year contract with an option for a fourth year to become the New
Orleans Hornets head coach.
The source, however, said there are some contract specifics that still
have to be ironed out, but the deal could be finalized Saturday.
With the Pistons hoping to transition from a lottery team back to
playoff contender, the question arises as to which holdover from the
2004 championship team is more important — Tayshaun Prince or Richard
Just in case you missed when he was benched for a March 28 game against
the Heat and fined for his indifference, Hedo Turkoglu further fueled
the fire of his discontent with the Raptors during a television
interview in Turkey.
One translation of his recent interview put it thusly:
Amar’e Stoudemire removed his Phoenix Suns jersey almost immediately
after he and his teammates were eliminated from the postseason by the
Lakers in Game 6 of the Western Conference finals. It would be somewhat
of a leap to read anything into that gesture beyond what it was: a
player trying to put a difficult loss behind him as quickly as possible.
But for Stoudemire, as we’ve heard incessantly for the past two seasons,
there is much more to his reality.