What Does History Teach Us About NBA Players Who Immediately Become Coaches?

June 12, 2014 | By: Josh Tinley

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.

The End Of A Dynasty

May 9, 2011 | By: Devon Alexandre

With the Lakers having been swept by the Dallas Mavericks, they lose more than just a shot at a three-peat. Their current dynasty is effectively over. But they have delivered an era of basketball that should not be forgotten.