Rui Hachimura's marketability already evident

Basketball / NBA Jun 25, 2019

Rui Hachimura's marketability already evident

by Ed Odeven

Rui Hachimura's rise to national icon didn't happen overnight. But he's now a household name throughout the Japanese archipelago — and this is only the beginning. The 2019-20 NBA season is still months away. Hachimura, a first-round draft pick (No. 9 overall) of the Washington Wizards ...

Wizards welcome Rui Hachimura

Basketball / NBA Jun 22, 2019

Wizards welcome Rui Hachimura

Washington Wizards fans can expect to see Rui Hachimura "play hard" every time he takes the floor, the NBA team's first-round draft pick said Friday. Fronting the media for his introductory press conference at Washington's Capital One Arena, the NBA's ninth overall pick said he ...

Basketball / NBA Apr 23, 2015

Thunder dismiss coach Brooks after 7 seasons

Scott Brooks did everything but win a championship. It wasn't enough. The Oklahoma City Thunder fired their coach on Wednesday, parting ways with a former NBA coach of the year who led the team to three conference finals in four years, only to falter this season ...