The Hook

Hibbert shows why centers still matter


The Pacers' center controlled the lane on Sunday and reminded us why and how centers still dominate games, even in this day and age.

There's one way for black NBA coaches to get hired

White coaches without NBA playing experience get hired a lot. Blacks? Almost never. Here are the numbers.

Don't change Russell Westbrook

"Let Westbrook Be Westbrook" is all about a player using his physical and mental advantages to the fullest extent. Why would you have it any other way?

The Bulls' grit addiction might not be a bad thing

Chicago GM Gar Forman made an eyebrow-raising comment on the science of "grit," the much-maligned cliche. But he might he be onto something.

There is no safe coaching job in the NBA

Rampant coaching turnover is the norm in the league. Remember that before wondering why Mark Jackson was fired.

Which eliminated team is in the best shape?

All is not lost for the eight teams ejected in the first round of the NBA playoffs. Most of them are in great position to improve.


D'Antoni leaves the Lakers on his own terms

Coaches don't usually have a say in when their time is up. Mike D'Antoni did this time around, resigning from the Lakers instead of playing things out and collecting his full 2014-15 salary.

Choose Your Own Cliptastrophe

Let's go on an adventure to figure out what happens once Adam Silver lays the hammer down on Clippers owner Donald Sterling.


Will NBA fight Sterling like it fights players?

NBA owners have a history of getting what they want. Will they even try this time?

Log In Sign Up

Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.


You must be a member of to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at You should read them.


You must be a member of to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at You should read them.




Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.