Tags: Coaches and Managers

On Pro Basketball: Looking for Arizona Basketball? It Graduated to the N.B.A.

OAKLAND, Calif. — The Golden State Warriors run a practice drill that Coach Steve Kerr did not intend as a tribute, even if he named it after someone who taught him a great deal. He calls it the “Lute Olson drill,” and it is a blur of activity: a 3-on-2 exercise that Kerr uses to…

N.H.L. Roundup: Islanders Shootout Win Gives Barry Trotz His 800th Career Win

Jordan Eberle and Mathew Barzal scored in a shootout and the Islanders beat the Ottawa Senators, 5-4, on Tuesday night, giving Coach Barry Trotz his 800th career win. Brock Nelson, Anders Lee, Devon Toews and Ross Johnston scored in regulation to help the Islanders recover after giving up a two-goal lead in the third period,…

Pelicans Fire General Manager Dell Demps Amid Anthony Davis Trade Drama

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The New Orleans Pelicans abruptly fired Dell Demps, their general manager, on Friday amid continuing uncertainty about the future of forward Anthony Davis. In an announcement Friday, the team said that the Pelicans and Demps “decided to mutually part ways” after discussions that morning. Gayle Benson, the Pelicans’ owner, made the move…