Tuesday the New York Knicks hired Derek Fisher as their head coach. Less than two weeks ago Fisher was the backup point guard for the Oklahoma City Thunder. By hiring Fisher the Knicks became the second New York City basketball team in as many years to hire a player in his first year of retirement as a head coach. The Brooklyn Nets tapped 19-year pro Jason Kidd a year ago.
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NBA Playoffs Western Conference First Round Preview & Predictions: Spurs-Grizzlies, Lakers-Hornets, Mavericks-Blazers, Thunder-Nuggets
The 2011 NBA Playoffs are ready to go! Devon breaks down the TV schedule for each first round series, with games scheduled to be televised on ABC, ESPN, TNT, and NBA TV.
With the recent struggles of the Lakers, are we seeing just a minor bump in the road? Or is this something much more than it may seem?
Think Paul Pierce has lost a step or two? We all did, heck, we thought most of the Celtics did! But, did that prevent the Celtics from going up 3-2 on the Lakers? Heck no.
The Lakers have won 14 NBA Titles and entered the playoffs as the overwhelming favorite in the Western Conference. The Denver Nuggets have won zero titles in either the ABA or the NBA. Yet, many experts think the Nuggets have a great chance to win the series.
JRod offers up a preview and prediction, plus the full TV schedule and links to great deals on Lakers-Nuggets tickets.