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Blatche is 13th Amnesty victim, cracks PBN All-Stars

The Amnesty axe fell on unmotivated Washington forward Andray Blatche, who adds a much-needed dose of youth to the NBA’s amnestied All-Stars, which PBN has taken the liberty of assembling. Calls are out to Flip Saunders and Nate McMillan for the coaching vacancy, though Blatche’s inclusion likely means the ex-Wizards coach (just joined Twitter at [...]

Pro Basketball News podcast – 1/25/12

Tony Mejia and Brian Fritz discuss the past few nights in the NBA and what has stood out, the latest Dwight Howard rumor, the issues with the Lakers and if they might make a move sooner than later, extensions including Kevin Love and Danilo Gallinari, Flip Saunders getting fired, the impact of Luol Deng’s injury [...]

Stroll through the paint: First coaching firings loom

How long do we go before a head coach loses his job? Clearly, there are special circumstances this season. Training camps went by in a blink, preseason games offered no variety and virtually all coaches entered the season scrambling to figure out rotations and learn tendencies of their new personnel. Still, it must be noted [...]