Former MSG president Steve Mills has emerged as the leading candidate to replace Billy Hunter as the executive director of the NBA player’s union, the Daily News has learned.
Jeff Van Gundy, an ESPN analyst and a former Knicks coach, had brief contact with the Nets, a person with knowledge of the situation said Friday.
While Dwyane Wade hobbled and Chris Bosh drifted in Game 5, LeBron James “just went back to my Cleveland days” to lead the Heat to victory and a 3-2 series lead over Indiana.
Masai Ujiri, the N.B.A.’s executive of the year, is leaving the Nuggets to take over the basketball operations for the Raptors.
Mookie Blaylock was on life support in an Atlanta hospital after being involved in a car crash on Friday, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.
Chris Andersen was suspended Friday by the N.B.A. for his altercation with Tyler Hansbrough, leaving Miami without one of their best big men as they try to finish off the Pacers.