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  1. espnw -- Natalie Nakase breaks new ground as NBA assistant coach

    Kate Fagan

    After two years of diligent film study and analysis with the Clippers, Natalie Nakase got an unexpected call from Doc Rivers. The Clippers wanted her to become the first woman to be an assistant coach in the NBA.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2014
  2. NBA maintains strong diversity numbers, study shows

    The NBA received an A-plus grade for racial hiring and B-plus for gender hiring on its annual Racial and Gender Report Card.

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2014
  3. espnW -- Female referees deserve their chance at the pros

    Jane McManus

    The NFL has included two women on its list of officials. Clearly they know what they're signing up for, so let them prove their mettle, just like their male counterparts did.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2014
  4. Cards' popularity hovers near bottom of NFL

    Josh Weinfuss

    TEMPE, Ariz. -- Nate Silver, the founder of, recently ranked the most searched professional sports teams through Google Trends. He did two case studies -- one by league and one overall. Among NFL teams, the Arizona Cardinals...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  5. Mark Cuban of Dallas Mavericks helping fund study on HGH use

    Tim MacMahon

    Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is putting his money where his mouth is regarding studying the potential benefits of human growth hormone use for athletes recovering from injuries.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2014
  6. Insider: Kelly Olynyk should study ...

    Kelly Olynyk Boston Celtics Al Jefferson Charlotte Bobcats Over at ESPN Insider, David Thorpe says Kelly Olynyk should study ... old friend Al Jefferson? A snippet: "Olynyk has short arms, which are problematic when try...

    Blog | March 28, 2014
  7. Rookie Q&A: Who do you study?


    Blog | March 28, 2014
  8. Thibs: LeBron is like nobody else

    Nick Friedell

    DEERFIELD, Ill. -- Tom Thibodeau has been around professional basketball for well more than two decades. He has a passion for the game and the intricacies that separate the good players from the great ones. He studies compulsively to try to make sure...

    Blog | March 08, 2014
  9. Lakers, Heat a study in small ball

    Dave McMenamin

    MIAMI -- When the Los Angeles Lakers and Miami Heat take the floor Thursday, four of the last five NBA championship-winning teams will be represented. But with the Heat coming off three straight Finals appearances and two straight titles, the Lake...

    Blog | January 22, 2014
  10. Mark Cuban of Dallas Mavericks intends to fund HGH studies

    Tim MacMahon

    Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban intends to fund studies to determine whether human growth hormone use would be beneficial for athletes rehabilitating from injuries.

    Story | Conversation | November 27, 2013
  11. Opening Tip: Should Derrick Rose play?

    Nick Friedell

    TORONTO -- Friday night marks another case study in deciding how the Bulls will handle Derrick Rose's health this season as he makes his way back from reconstructive knee surgery. If Rose says he feels fine and he's ready to play against the Toronto ...

    Blog | November 15, 2013
  12. No more excuses for Brooklyn Nets' Deron Williams

    Johnette Howard

    With all the talent the Nets have this year, Deron Williams is out of excuses.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2013
  13. Did LeBron James beat the odds?

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images LeBron James might look like a born NBA star, but according to a new study he doesn't fit the mold.Upon receiving his second consecutive Final MVP last June, LeBron James said, "I'm LeBron James, from Akron, Ohio,...

    Blog | November 04, 2013
  14. Stevens ready as camp approaches

    Chris Forsberg

    When Brad Stevens was introduced as head coach of the Boston Celtics in early July, he pledged to use the remaining offseason months to learn the intricacies of the NBA game, study the strengths and weaknesses of his in-flux roster, and hit the groun...

    Blog | September 15, 2013
  15. Milt Newton introduced as Minnesota Timberwolves general manager

    When Milt Newton was finishing up his graduate studies at Kansas, he told anyone that would listen that his goal was to one day become an NBA general manager.

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2013
  16. Maggette studies up on post-hoops options

    Jared Zwerling

    Steve Mitchell/USA TODAY SportsEven though he's not retiring just yet, Corey Maggette is getting a look at life after basketball.Corey Maggette wants to play a few more years in the NBA. But that didn't stop the free agent from taking unique steps th...

    Blog | August 16, 2013