Late Saturday night the New Orleans Hornets made official their hiring of Golden State Warriors assistant Alvin Gentry, filling one of the three remaining head-coaching vacancies in the NBA.
The Bulls took Thursday’s Kobe Bryant-less Christmas affair not because the Lakers were without their star, but because Chicago has stabilized its roster with several of their own.
Despite the allure of playing on Christmas in front of a national audience, Kobe Bryant won’t play Thursday night against the Chicago Bulls.
Didn’t get what you wanted for Christmas? At least you’ll get to see, well, probably get to see, Kobe Bryant take on the Bulls on Thursday evening.
The 2014 NBA Draft class, while perhaps not as ready to make a major immediate impact as once believed, still appears to a banner crop of potential stars and long-term contributors in the league.