Brown imparting wisdom to Japan squad

| Jun 30, 2013

Brown imparting wisdom to Japan squad

by Ed Odeven

Larry Brown, the Basketball Hall of Fame coach, has never been accused of embracing job stability. So maybe it's not surprising that his older brother, Herb, also a basketball lifer, has had a nomadic existence in the coaching business, too.

Mar 7, 2013

Ex-NBA coach Herb Brown named Japan women's team adviser

The Japan Basketball Association said Wednesday it has decided to appoint former NBA coach Herb Brown in an advisory role to help revive the fortunes of the women’s national team. Japan’s women failed to qualify for the 2008 Beijing Olympics and last year’s London ...

Mixed reactions to Rodman visit to North Korea

Mar 6, 2013

Mixed reactions to Rodman visit to North Korea

by Ed Odeven

Everyone always seems to have an opinion about Dennis Rodman, the one-of-a-kind former NBA rebounding and defensive ace. Of course, his visit to North Korea last week, one of the more bizarre stories in recent memory, did nothing to stop the chatter. Those with ...

Faried shines in Rising Stars Challenge

Feb 17, 2013

Faried shines in Rising Stars Challenge

Denver Nuggets second-year forward Kenneth Faried had 40 points Friday as Team Chuck routed Team Shaq 163-135 in the NBA’s Rising Stars Challenge game. Faried also had 10 rebounds and shot 18-for-22 from the field to collect MVP honors and kick off All-Star Weekend ...

Davis sets sights on playing in NBA

Feb 13, 2013

Davis sets sights on playing in NBA

by Ed Odeven

Can shot-blocking maestro Jeral Davis reach the NBA in his late 20s? It’s not impossible. After all guard Pablo Prigioni is a 35-year-old Argentine rookie with the New York Knicks. That said, the Shimane Susanoo Magic center, who turns 29 on Sept. 17, probably ...