Battles with Jordan, Pippen put Krause in tough spot

Basketball / NBA Mar 28, 2017

Battles with Jordan, Pippen put Krause in tough spot

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame next week probably will announce that former Chicago Bulls general manager Jerry Krause will be enshrined later this year. Perhaps it will wait another year. But Krause will be elected to join for his large contribution to the ...

Karl up to old tricks with new book

Basketball / NBA | NBA REPORT Jan 3, 2017

Karl up to old tricks with new book

Many who know George Karl will tell you there's a good side, welcoming, generous, warm and funny, though George works very hard to hide it. And so it is again these days with his second memoir, his new book, "Furious George," that has produced some ...

Basketball / NBA | NBA REPORT Dec 6, 2016

Ex-referee Vanak helped improve job with courage

John Vanak was a quiet revolutionary. The humble, simple man from his beloved Nesquehoning, Pennsylvania, about 145 km northwest of Philadelphia, was one of the four men who defied the National Basketball Association and, effectively, created modern refereeing in the NBA. Vanak, a 30-year pro referee ...