SportsNation Blog Archives Tayshaun Prince
The Grizzlies, who've been looking to shed payroll without damaging their postseason chances too much, are on the verge of completing a trade that would send Rudy Gay to Toronto, Jose Calderon to Detroit and multiple pieces to Memphis, sources told ESPN.com's Marc Stein. Fans were mixed on who got the best of the trade, and whether the 26-year-old Gay was worth the contract that pays him $16.5 million this season.
By the time the Lakers wrapped up their NBA title against the Magic, handing Phil Jackson championship No. 10 in his coaching career, we had all more or less agreed he was the greatest coach in the history of the known universe. Or something like that; we have been known to dabble in revisionist hyperbole.
But as it turns out, the best coach in the world isn't the coach SportsNation wants leading Team USA against the best the rest of the globe has to offer. Mike Krzyzewski is signing on for another run at international glory, including the 2010 World Championship in Turkey and the 2012 Olympics in London. Who should he take with him?
Good move. the guys seemed to love playing for him and with each other, esp LBJ, Wade, Kobe, Melo, Bosh, Paul, DWill, Dwight. If those 8 come back, u can fill the rest of the roster with young guys and give them a chance to develop into our future national team. guys like Roy, Durant, Rose, Mayo, Griffin, Bynum, Aldridge.” -- eyerah7
Its good Coach K is sticking around, hopefully we take the World Championships seriously next year, we haven't won Gold in the World Championships since 1994.” -- steel_reserve29