Tag Archives: Mike Krzyzewski

Calipari, Krzyzewski and the Fraud of College Basketball

Anyone who has followed the war of words between iconic Duke University head basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski and the University of Kentucky’s very successful but far less revered John Calipari, should be disgusted with not just them, but with the … Continue reading

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The NBA, FIBA World Cup, Oh, and the Clippers

For almost 65 years, some of the top basketball players in the world have participated in the FIBA World Cup, held quadrennially among men’s national teams of the members of the International Basketball Federation. Since the games of 1994, the … Continue reading

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Lakers Take Forever, Go Around in Circles, and Goof-Up

Back in April when Mike D’Antoni and the Lakers parted ways, the front runner for the newly vacant coaching spot immediately became Byron Scott. After months of speculation, with names from George Karl to Kurt Rambis to Mike Dunleavy to … Continue reading

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The Next Great Lakers’ Coach

Other than two interim head coaches (Kurt Rambis in 1999 and Frank Hamblen in 2005) hired to finish out when another head coach had been fired during the season, the Lakers through the last 20 years have always hired NBA … Continue reading

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