April 14, 2012 |
Philadelphia 76ers Coach/psychologist Doug Collins talked about handling a team with young players. "The one thing about players today is that they're very sensitive and very fragile. They didn't grow up with tough coaches," he said. "I treat this team very much with kid gloves; I really do. And I'm still looked at as an ogre. It's terrible. I find myself during the games looking at a coach and saying, 'Was I all right during that timeout? Did I hurt anybody's feelings? Was I OK?
March 31, 2012 |
Kim Hughes , the 6-foot-11 former Clippers coach and ex-NBA player, told Fox Sports he was dazzled by the big contracts Nene, Marc Gasol, Tyson Chandler and DeAndre Jordan signed. "If you're a center and you can walk and chew gum in this league, you make $10 million [a season]," Hughes said. Center Andrew Bogut , recently traded to the Golden State Warriors, talked about being sidelined. "The last two injuries, I can't control falling on my arm and breaking everything in my right arm. And I can't control having a good defensive quarter in Houston … and falling on a foot.
February 25, 2012 |
Mitt Romney kept the pressure on rival Rick Santorum as he campaigned across Michigan Saturday, telling audiences that the former Pennsylvania Senator could not be relied on to stand for conservative principles. Speaking from notes at a gathering of Americans for Prosperity, a group affiliated with the "tea party," hours after Santorum delivered a blistering critique of his record, Romney focused on outlining his credentials as a conservative before the group, which met him with a polite but mild reception.
February 25, 2012
Gerald Wallace played in the 2010 All-Star game, but the Trail Blazers forward didn't get selected this year. So what were his plans for this All-Star weekend? "I'm going to sleep in, eat some bad food, drink some sodas," Wallace said. Magic Coach Stan Van Gundy wasn't happy after his team lost at Atlanta, 83-78, to close out the first half of the season. "I come off as negative all the time," he said, "[But] we don't play hard enough. We just don't. We're not going to be anywhere near contenders in the East unless we're going to play hard all the time, and we just don't.