Tweet of the Night: Scottie Pippen thrilled about the Bulls’ hiring of Fred Hoiberg

The Chicago Bulls let Tom Thibodeau go last week and didn’t wait long to bring in his replacement: former NBA player and coach of Iowa State Fred Hoiberg. Hoiberg has seen plenty of success as a head coach in college – he has an overall record of 115-56 in five seasons with Iowa State – and now will have a chance to prove that he belongs in the biggest stage of them all. Scottie Pippen, who can frequently be seen sitting somewhere in


Gonzo on NCAAs: Who Is The Next Brad Stevens?


From the time I first saw Chuck Daly, Pat Riley and my all-time favorite, Larry Brown, who used to wear the cool sport coats with the patches on the elbow, roaming the sidelines coaching in the NBA, I aspired to someday be an NBA head coach. Because I read about the great Moses Malone putting a note in the Bible, wanting to be a great NBA player someday, I decided at age 11 to do the same thing. Somehow, I didn’t


Bauman: Kevin Garnett has come full circle

Kevin Garnett

When Kevin Garnett came into the NBA as the fourth preps-to-pros phenom, he was a gangly, 6-11, 220 pound player with unmistakable skills and a burning passion and insatiable appetite for the game of basketball. He entered the league when Patrick Ewing was a dominant player, and last night his 15 points against New Orleans moved him past Patrick Ewing for 16th on the all-time scoring list. [Read more…]