Marc Stein's latest Weekend Dime has all the latest scuttlebutt surrounding the coaching carousel and more intel from around the league.
The star of his new team is famed for his outspokenness and quirkiness, but Flip Saunders doesn't flinch when he's asked about managing Gilbert Arenas -- or whether he can make the Wizards a winner.
Flip Saunders will probably not land either of the two open NBA head-coaching jobs, writes Marc Stein.
In Detroit, the Flip Saunders era promises to feature a happy squad, more running, more points, more zone and more Darko.
Detroiters are bound to worry about Flip Saunders succeeding Larry Brown, but they have to respect his willingness to take on the challenge, Marc Stein writes.
The Blazers' housecleaning may not stop at removing Mo Cheeks as coach. The focus will inevitably shift to GM John Nash.
The Minnesota Timberwolves aren't necessarily finished with their drastic changes.
Firing Flip Saunders and having Kevin McHale coach were the last things the Timberwolves wanted to do.
In Minnesota, writes Marc Stein, the root of all evil is ego -- especially the ego of Latrell Sprewell and Sam Cassell.
The return of Wally Szczerbiak and Michael Olowokandi won't disrupt the Timberwolves.
Ex-Bull Trenton Hassell is turning out to be quite a pickup for the Wolves as a defensive stopper.
Riding a win streak at the Target Center, the Wolves could feel right at home in the playoffs.