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Happy 90th birthday, Bud Grant

He served as G.M. of the Minneapolis Lakers when Grant played for the team, after playing basketball, baseball, and football for the Golden Gophers. As a boy, sports entered Grant's life as a way to recover from polio. (Yes, polio.) “My doctor told my ...

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5 amazing facts from the Cavaliers' 44-point beatdown of the Celtics

SB Nation
That mark is 58 points, a record held by the 2009 Nuggets (against the Hornets) and 1956 Minneapolis Lakers (against the St. Louis Hawks). They also didn't set a record for largest margin of defeat for the Celtics — that number is 52 points. But the ...

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Bud Grant celebrates 90th birthday with humor, tips on his longevity

Minneapolis Star Tribune
Grant, of course, went on to play for the NBA's Minneapolis Lakers (1949-51), the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles (1951-52) and the CFL's Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1953-56). Each year, Grant comes across long-forgotten gems as he sorts through his belongings ...

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Bud Grant's final garage sale may not be his last one

In Grant's wake is a career that still has him being the winningest coach in Vikings history, a four-time Grey Cup winner as a CFL coach, a former CFL player, a former NFL player, a former NBA player (with the Minneapolis Lakers), and a three-sport ...

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The only way to save the Knicks is beyond their control

New York Post
Danny Ainge had already turned the Celtics down twice. This was 14 years ago, and the Celtics had settled into a most unaccustomed place in the NBA's stratosphere: No longer powerful enough to contend for championships, not woeful enough to qualify for ...

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Knicks Rumors: New York Eyeing Pablo Prigioni For Coaching Job

Daily Knicks
When the New York Knicks won 54 games in 2012-13, few players were more important to the team's success than the deep rotation of point guards. None were stars, per se, but said players provided a crucial impact on both ends of the floor. As the Knicks ...

1953 NBA Finals Loser New York Knicks News

New York Knicks: Malik Monk Has Sneaky All-Star Potential

Daily Knicks
Monk has the perfect jumper. With defenders so worried about his NBA-ready shot, Monk would blow by with a simple pump fake. The New York Knicks sit at the No. 8 spot in this years NBA draft. Snagging Monk would be tough. The Knicks are in dire need of ...

1953 NBA Finals Loser New York Knicks News

Knicks will not renew contract of Josh Longstaff, Kristaps Porzingis' favorite assistant coach

ESPN (blog)
The New York Knicks are not renewing the contract of assistant coach Josh Longstaff, according to a team official. Longstaff has a strong relationship with Kristaps Porzingis and several other young players on the roster. It is unclear if there is any ...

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