NBA Draft Prospect Skips College For China (And $1.2 Million)

Point guard Emmanuel Mudiay has the potential to be a lottery pick in next year's NBA draft, but he won't be spending a year in college before going pro. Mudiay's taking his talents to China for the required year between high school and the NBA, and he's getting a hefty chunk of money for his efforts. » 7/22/14 12:44pm 7/22/14 12:44pm

Larry Brown Reminds Us That College Basketball Is So Full Of Itself

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban recently said some very smart things about the uselessness of the NCAA, suggesting that the NBA D-League is a viable alternative for developing future NBA players who would only attend one year of college before going pro because of the one-and-done rule. Larry Brown, now the head… » 3/06/14 11:27am 3/06/14 11:27am

Larry Brown's Bloodletting At SMU Has Begun

Larry Brown wields his mighty scythe, cutting three players just 48 hours after being introduced as Mustangs coach. Among them, point guard Jeremiah Samarrippas, who started his first two years. How did Brown break the news to Samarrippas on Wednesday? » 4/27/12 5:00pm 4/27/12 5:00pm

Larry Brown Swears He's At SMU For The Long Haul

Every morning, the fine folks at Sports Radio Interviews sift through the a.m. drive-time chatter to bring you the best interviews with coaches, players, and personalities across the sports landscape. Today: Forget about all those other jobs Brown left in the middle of. » 4/25/12 6:55pm 4/25/12 6:55pm

Larry Brown Is Interviewing (Not Politicking) For A Job With SMU

Remember back in the distant past of March when Larry Brown said he wasn't "politicking for a job" while he was politicking for a job? It worked! According to Andy Katz, Larry Brown is interviewing with SMU today. Marquette assistant coach Tony Benford will also meet with the school today. » 4/14/12 5:00pm 4/14/12 5:00pm

Larry Brown Interested In Job

For the 13th time in the last 40 years, Larry Brown is between head coaching jobs. He's been unemployed since he left the Charlotte Bobcats in December 2010, after a 9-19 start. Lately, the college-ABA-NBA-college-NBA-college-NBA legend has been traveling with the Kansas basketball team and telling anyone who will… » 3/28/12 2:08pm 3/28/12 2:08pm

Larry Brown's 9/11 Memories Darken The Redeem Team's Triumphant Gold…

As a Philadelphian, I will always forgive Larry Brown for many of the egotistical brainfarts he's committed in his loooong and well-traveled coaching career for the rejuvenation period he brought to the Sixers when he coached here .(His 2001 Sixers team will always be one of the most revered ones in Philly sports… » 8/26/08 6:00pm 8/26/08 6:00pm

Larry Brown, Moving Again

Forgive us for not posting the flashing alert siren on the top of the site now that Larry Brown is heading to the land of Charlotte. This will be his ninth NBA job, which is pretty insane; did Chris Gatling even bounce around that much? The real shock is that there was no Lupica column about it this morning. Alas,… » 4/29/08 5:45pm 4/29/08 5:45pm

Larry Brown Is Happy Not To Be In New York Anymore

Larry Brown offers us a fond, cute little footnote in the epic catastrophe that is 2007 SHOTY winner Isiah Thomas' tenure with the New York Knicks. Brown wasn't exactly Mr. Sunshine and Rainbows with that team — and he clearly stopped giving a crap 10 games in — but Isiah has made sure that Brown will be remembered as… » 1/23/08 1:35pm 1/23/08 1:35pm

Larry Brown Has A New Job

With Allen Iverson having moved on to much, much greener pastures, Larry Brown is now officially back with the Philadelphia 76ers. He had been doing some unofficial consulting for a while, but now has the official Executive Vice President title. I don't know how much that job pays, but Isiah Thomas has offered to chip… » 1/06/07 12:30pm 1/06/07 12:30pm

The Moment You've All Been Waiting For

Ladies and gentlemen, this man — this guyhas been rewarded for the job he has done over the last three years. Larry Brown has been fired, and Isiah Thomas — Isiah Thomas! — will take over as coach and general manager. » 6/22/06 11:34am 6/22/06 11:34am

Hey, Larry Brown Drama In The Offseason. Go Figure.

And so it begins. Reports are popping up that the Knicks are considering buying out head coach Larry Brown's contract for something in the neighborhood of $40 million. That would mean that Larry Brown made somewhere between $40 million and $50 million to coach the Knicks for exactly one year. Somehow, it doesn't seem… » 5/14/06 3:40pm 5/14/06 3:40pm

Last Chance For Knicks Tickets!

Oh, it's a sad day in New York City: Madison Square Garden is hosting the final Knicks home game of what has almost certainly been one of the most destructive single seasons in recent NBA history. We don't even have the heart to relist it all. It's just too gruesome. » 4/17/06 5:15pm 4/17/06 5:15pm

Hasn't Larry Brown Suffered Enough?

If you needed any answer — which you probably didn't — as to why Larry Brown might be a little too sick to be coaching the Knicks right now, check out the last five photos of Larry Brown to come across the AP wire. That would be too much for even the most strong buck of a man to withstand; a relative wan 65-year-old… » 4/14/06 1:15pm 4/14/06 1:15pm

The Knicks Are Willing To Try Anything

When we interviewed Sam Walker, author of Fantasyland and columnist for The Wall Street Journal a while back, he spoke at length about the prevalence of fantasy baseball and the changing face of the game. We let the guy expound for a while, and expound he did. And at the end of the interview, when asked about what… » 4/06/06 3:00pm 4/06/06 3:00pm

Larry Brown Suicide Watch: Day 2

A reader tips us to the photo that was on the ESPN front this morning: "You know how they say 'a picture's worth a thousand words?' Check out this photo from the front page of's web site this morning. Larry Brown's countenance pretty much sums it up. Funny picture." » 2/23/06 12:45pm 2/23/06 12:45pm