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  1. Derrick Favors scores 21 as Jazz top Spurs, end nine-game skid

    Derrick Favors scored 21 points, Gordon Hayward added 20 and the Utah Jazz snapped a nine-game losing streak with a 100-96 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | December 09, 2014
  2. Stevens implores C's to 'do your job'

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- One philosophy that we've repeatedly heard from Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens is the simple notion of "do your job," a suggestion that, if a player focuses solely on the task at hand on a play-by-play level and ignores the noise...

    Blog | November 16, 2014
  3. A new era of 'Jazz Basketball'

    Andy Larsen

    For 35 years, the Utah Jazz stayed true to a set of principles colloquially known as "Jazz Basketball." The franchise's philosophy was instituted by former NBA executive and coach of the year Frank Layden, and developed by legendary coach Jerry Sloan...

    Blog | October 28, 2014
  4. Scott plays it tough with rookie Randle

    Baxter Holmes

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- The criticism comes in waves, all of it soaked with a generous dose of old-school, tough-love philosophies. Yes, Los Angeles Lakers coach Byron Scott said he is hard on Julius Randle, the team's top draft choice. But that d...

    Blog | October 19, 2014
  5. Fantasy basketball 2014-15 strategy guide: Load up on point guard...

    Brian McKitish

    Brian McKitish outlines his strategy for fantasy basketball success, rooted in point guards and power forwards who contribute across many categories.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2014
  6. San Antonio Spurs staying with 'live in moment' philosophy

    The NBA champion Spurs will stick with their 'live in moment' philosophy.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2014
  7. Source: Melo would embrace Mark Jackson

    Ian Begley

    Phil Jackson is considering several factors as he searches for the Knicks' next coach. Age is one; Phil would prefer a young coach over a retread. Offensive philosophy is another; Phil is believed to be searching for someone with a strong know...

    Blog | May 29, 2014
  8. Stevens Q&A in Men's Fitness

    ESPNBoston.com

    Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens conducted a Q&A with Men's Fitness. If you can get past the dapper-looking photo, Stevens discusses his calm sideline demeanor ("My philosophy is simply that you do 99 percent of your work behind the scenes, and when...

    Blog | May 28, 2014
  9. First Cup: Friday

    Nick Borges

    Dan McCarney of the San Antonio Express-News: Gregg Popovich explained his defensive philosophy against elite scorers earlier in the week, saying he hopes to identify a particular area he knows his players can at least limit, if not totally take away...

    Blog | May 23, 2014
  10. Bulls' philosophy: 'Best player available'

    Nick Friedell

    CHICAGO -- As Gar Forman watched players race up and down the floor Thursday at the NBA draft combine, the Chicago Bulls' general manager reaffirmed a belief he has stuck to throughout the years in regard to drafting prospects. "As we put together...

    Blog | May 16, 2014
  11. Golden State Warriors reassign assistant Brian Scalabrine to D-Le...

    The Golden State Warriors have demoted assistant coach Brian Scalabrine to their D-League affiliate in Santa Cruz, Calif., with 11 games to play in the regular season for what coach Mark Jackson called a "difference in philosophies."

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2014
  12. Stevens braces for first trade deadline

    Chris Forsberg

    Boston Celtics first-year coach Brad Stevens is set to endure his first trip through the trade deadline circus next week. Like his general philosophy with coaching, he's focused on what he can control and trying to block out any noise that can distra...

    Blog | February 14, 2014
  13. Recruiting needs change for these five

    Adam Finkelstein

    The most successful recruiters are the ones with both a philosophy and a strategy. They analyze their rosters, the competition and style of play in order to systematically build the most comprehensive team possible. But as the old saying goes...

    Blog | February 13, 2014
  14. W2W4: Knicks at Magic

    Ian Begley

    Here are a few things to keep an eye on during the Knicks' game at Orlando on Monday: GO BIG OR GO HOME? That, apparently, is Mike Woodson's philosophy. Woodson is planning to play his "big" lineup against Orlando, the outfit that features Andrea...

    Blog | December 23, 2013
  15. NBA - Breaking down what the Miami Heat's and Indiana Pacers' def...

    David Thorpe

    David Thorpe breaks down the defensive philosophies and unique talents of the Miami Heat and Indiana Pacers.

    Story | Conversation | December 18, 2013
  16. Practice: Fouls in focus

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- Brad Stevens is not losing sleep over the number of whistles his team has encountered this season. A big part of his defensive philosophy calls for physical play and, given that Boston is undersized up front, it's maybe somewhat exp...

    Blog | December 17, 2013