NBA teams ditching morning shootaround

For most teams of the National Basketball Association, there is really a familiar, years old rhythm on match days - get up quite early, reach practice court and continue for an hour, then return to the hotel for lunch and little a nap before going to arena early in the evening.

Though, now coaches as well as leading edge investigators are asking the wisdom of the morning routine - this often disturbs the much required sleep.

How Accurate Are The Fitness Gadgets

Fitness is one of the primary concerns these days. There are various gyms which helps you to follow a strict routine to get fitter day by day. There are various work-out schemes that can help you in getting fitter from every aspect. The best way of knowing how affective your work-out routine is then you will have to collect the data that will show you how much your work out regime is helping you out. A daily data contains all the information regarding your body which contains information like your heart beat, heart rate, blood pressure etc.

Bick Parsons Selected As The Interim CEO

The National Basketball Association has selected Bick Parsons as an interim CEO of the Los Angeles Clippers, who previously was the chairman of citigroup and the CEO of Time Warner.

Though the league are trying to force Donald Sterling the owner to sell off his team who has been banned for life for giving racist comments, Dick Parson will now supervise the team. On Friday in a statement Adam silver the NBA commissioner said that Parsons will supervise the team in an effective manner and will bring instant solidity to the association of Clippers.

NBA Rising Stars Challenge

The 18 basketball players eligible to take part in the NBA Rising Stars Challenge 2014 draft were declared on Wednesday, 29th January. Imparting the depth of this crop of advanced players, the 2 squads featuring future faces of Association are sure to make for a rousing match during the All Star Weekend.

As earlier reported by a leading website, National Basketball Association assistant coaches chose the group of promising young talent. The nine rookies and nine second-year players that were selected will take part in a draft that will be held on Feb. 6 to determine the two teams.

Minnesota trade Derrick Williams

Minnesota Timberwolves reportedly dealt former number two overall draft selection Derrick Williams to Sacramento for Luc Mbah a Moute. In the year 2011, Williams was the number two overall draft selection, but he was never able to chip at a niche in Adelman’s rotation and it turned progressively clear early this year that he had no function on Timberwolves. Derrick is averaging 4.9 points in less than fifteen minutes each game this year. This season, Mbah a Moute is averages 4.4 points as well as 3.0 rebounds in 9 matches for Kings this year.

Memphis Grizzlies set to take it to the next level

Memphis Grizzlies has reached the final of the Western Conference for the very first time. Now, they are really eager to go further in the National Basketball Association finals. Center Marc Gasol told that in order to take another step, one needs to be a bit better. Every step now really does take a lot of work from everybody. Everybody needs to be on the same page, which they already are.


Mike Brown is interviewing various assistant coaches for the post of assistant manager of LA Lakers. Philadelphia's Quin Snyder, who was in charge of player development with the 76ers last season, met with Brown last Thursday, much of the conversation about the offense, the official said.

Chuck Person, the only holdover from Phil Jackson's staff, has interviewed several times with Brown about a position on the staff, the official said.


The Chief Executive of LA Lakers, Jim Buss has been sleeping a lot about the team recently. "Looking back on it, we should have contacted Kobe," Jim Buss said in an interview with the Los Angeles Times that ran Saturday night. "Kobe said it was management's job to pick a coach. He just said, 'Defense first.' That's what we were doing, but we should have reached out to him."


The LA Lakers are very close to overtaking the San Antonio Spurs and Kobe Bryant could be the magical player to do that exactly.With the Los Angeles Lakers on an absolute tear since the all-star break and San Antonio finally falling prey to the injury bug, Kobe Bryant and Co. have moved to within striking distance of the Spurs for the best record in the Western Conference and maybe the league.


LA Lakers star Kobe Bryant has said that winning is the only thing that is on his mind right now. With the end of his career relentlessly drawing closer -- although just 32, he has played 1,276 regular-season and playoff games -- Bryant continues to hunt championships, which is one reason he has downplayed his climb up the scoring list this season.

"I can't pass the one I want to catch, and that's Bill Russell," Bryant said -- referring to Russell's record 11 championship rings -- when he moved ahead of Oscar Robertson for ninth on the scoring list. "That's all I care about."