11 Updates
NBA: Charles Barkley Calls 76ers' Coaching Situation 'A Joke'
Photo Credit: Getty Images

NBA: Charles Barkley Calls 76ers' Coaching Situation 'A Joke'

Jul 21 2013, 8:06pm CDT | by

Former Philadelphia 76er Charles Barkley called his former team "a joke" for not having a coach this late in the NBA offseason.

Charles Barkley says the Philadelphia 76ers' coaching situation is "a joke." According to CSN Philly, Barkley voiced his opinion about the Sixers not having named a head coach this late in the...

Filed under: news

YouTube Videos

 
 
 

1 year ago

NBA: Charles Barkley Calls 76ers' Coaching Situation 'A Joke'

Jul 21 2013, 8:06pm CDT | by

Former Philadelphia 76er Charles Barkley called his former team "a joke" for not having a coach this late in the NBA offseason.

Charles Barkley says the Philadelphia 76ers' coaching situation is "a joke."

According to CSN Philly, Barkley voiced his opinion about the Sixers not having named a head coach this late in the offseason. He wasn't particularly pleased.  

"I think that's one of the silliest things that I've seen in sports for a long time. I'm in Philly during the summer as you know, and I'm watching and reading every day - to not have a coach under contract by now, I think that's a joke. I don't know what they're waiting on. You're playing summer-league games, people need to know who's in charge. They got players who are playing in the summer league, they got assistant coaches coaching the team. You just can't bring somebody in, and him have instant credibility - he has to build rapport with the players."

A separate CSN Philly report confirms the two candidates who are being considered for the vacant head coaching position are current Sixers assistant Michael Curry and San Antonio Spurs assistant Brett Brown, citing a tweet from ESPN's Marc Stein. 

2013 marks Curry's third year with the Sixers. He joined former head coach Doug Collins' staff in 2010 and called the shots for the team during this year's summer league play in Orlando. He was the Detroit Pistons' head coach in 2008-09 but was dismissed after a 39-43 finish and a first-round playoff exit. 

On the other hand, Brown is in his seventh year as one of Gregg Popovich's assistants. Prior to this, he was a player development coach with the Spurs for five years. He was the coach of the Australian men's basketball team in the 2010 summer Olympics in London. 

The Sixers' head coaching position was vacated after Collin's resignation on April 18. He was Philadelphia's coach for the past three seasons. 

Barkley played for the 76ers from 1984-1992. He retired in 2000 while securing his place in NBA history as the fourth player to score 20,000 points, grab 10,000 rebounds and register 4,000 assists. He was named as one of the NBA's 50 Greatest Players in 1996 and was inducted into the professional basketball Hall of Fame a decade later. 

 
Update
11

1 day ago

Cavaliers vs. Knicks: Live stream, TV schedule, radio and more for LeBron James' Cleveland debut

Oct 30 2014 9:29am CDT | Source: SBNation

LeBron James and the reloaded Cavaliers make their season debut against the Knicks on Thursday night. Here's how to catch the game live. The new-look Cleveland Cavaliers tip off their first season with LeBron James back in the fold Thursday night by hosting the New York Knicks at Quicken Loans Arena. We've already had some spectacular highlights two days into 2014-15, but this is our first chance to see James, Kevin Love ...
Source: SBNation   Full article at: SBNation
 

 
Update
10

2 days ago

Lakers News: Latest Buzz on Kobe Bryant, Nick Young and More

Oct 28 2014 12:00pm CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

The Los Angeles Lakers' quest for redemption begins Tuesday at the Staples Center in the team's regular-season opener against the Houston Rockets. Needless to say, there's no shortage of buzz surrounding this team right now. As we await the return of Kobe Bryant and a new-look team, several NBA insiders have taken to the Web to relay updated news and speculation prior to the start of the 2014-15 season. So, what's being said about ...
Source: Bleacher Report  Full article at: Bleacher Report
 

 
Update
7

5 days ago

Barkley: Unintelligent Blacks Brainwashed To Keep Successful Black Men Down

Oct 25 2014 10:14pm CDT | Source: Corvette Forum

NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley spoke candidly about the problems facing the black community when appearing on a Philadelphia radio station, accusing “unintelligent,” “brainwashed” African-Americans of keeping successful ones down. While appearing on “Afternoons with Anthony Gargano and Rob Ellis,” Barkley was asked about a rumor that Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson was getting criticism from his black teammates for not b ...
Source: Corvette Forum   Full article at: Corvette Forum
 

 
Update
5

1 week ago

8 Celebrities Who We'd Love to Play a Round of Golf with

Oct 23 2014 8:47am CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

Which celebrities would you most like to play golf with? Thinking about the question, it's usually actors and actresses who are entertaining onscreen and seem to continue to be congenial after the cameras stop rolling. For the most part, we'd like to play with celebrities who are capable on the golf course (except for Charles Barkley) and those who are primarily comedic actors, because, hey, golf should be ...
Source: Bleacher Report  Full article at: Bleacher Report
 

 
Update
4

1 week ago

Royals Hope To Even It Up Vs. Giants in Game 2: Your 2014 World Series Roundup

Oct 22 2014 7:08pm CDT | Source: SportsGrid

With the Kansas City Royals reeling over a one-game losing streak in the postseason, they host Game 2 Tuesday night against the San Francisco Giants – and we’ve got you covered with our live blog. Watching the Fox pregame made me think a few things: Does anyone look as uncomfortable in a suit as Nick Swisher does tonight? Who else is praying for Big Papi to drop an F-bomb on Kansas Effing City!?! Seeing that Frank Thomas was like the little step-brother ...
Source: SportsGrid   Full article at: SportsGrid
 

 
Update
3

3 weeks ago

Walter Gretzky convinced Wayne to go to Kings

Oct 7 2014 9:27pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Wayne Gretzky would have been playing for the Detroit Red Wings if his wife would have had her way in the 1988 trade from the Edmonton Oilers that gutted Canadian hockey fans. On Aug. 9, 1988, the Oilers traded Gretzky, along with Marty McSorley and Mike Krushelnyski, to the Los Angeles Kings for Jimmy Carson, Martin Gelinas, $15 million in cash, and the Kings’ first-round draft picks in 1989, 1991 and ...
Source: Sportsnet.ca   Full article at: Sportsnet.ca
 

 
Update
2

3 weeks ago

Walter Gretzky convinced Wayne to go to Kings

Oct 7 2014 9:27pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Wayne Gretzky would have been playing for the Detroit Red Wings if his wife would have had her way in the 1988 trade from the Edmonton Oilers that gutted Canadian hockey fans. On Aug. 9, 1988, the Oilers traded Gretzky, along with Marty McSorley and Mike Krushelnyski, to the Los Angeles Kings for Jimmy Carson, Martin Gelinas, $15 million in cash, and the Kings’ first-round draft pi ...
Source: Sportsnet.ca   Full article at: Sportsnet.ca
 

 
Update
1

3 weeks ago

Walter Gretzky convinced Wayne to go to Kings

Oct 7 2014 9:27pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Wayne Gretzky would have been playing for the Detroit Red Wings if his wife would have had her way in the 1988 trade from the Edmonton Oilers that gutted Canadian hockey fans. On Aug. 9, 1988, the Oilers traded Gretzky, along with Marty McSorley and Mike Krushelnyski, to the Los Angeles Kings for Jimmy Carson, Martin Gelinas, $15 million in cash, and the Kings’ first-round draft picks in 1989, 1991 and 1 ...
Source: Sportsnet.ca   Full article at: Sportsnet.ca
 

 

Don't miss ...

 


Poch de la Rosa follows all major U.S. sports: NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL and the NCAA. His favorite teams are the Colts, Braves, Pacers, Sharks and Irish, respectively.

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Koji Uerhara Signs 2-Year, $18M Deal With Boston Red Sox
Koji Uerhara Signs 2-Year, $18M Deal With Boston Red Sox
The Boston Red Sox signed closer Koji Uerhara to a two-year, $18 million deal on Oct. 30.
 
 
Lahiri hoping for memorable debut at WGC-HSBC Champions
Shanghai, Oct 31 (IANS) India's Anirban Lahiri will be hoping for a memorable debut when he takes his place among the game's elite at next week's $8.5 million WGC-HSBC Champions.
 
 
Corinthians, Fluminense to meet Bundesliga pair in Florida Cup
Rio de Janeiro, Oct 31 (IANS) Brazilian football clubs Corinthians and Fluminense will compete against Germany's Bayer Leverkusen and FC Koln in the Florida Cup in January.
 
 
Rio launches Olympic stadium tender
Rio de Janeiro, Oct 31 (IANS) Rio de Janeiro has launched a tender for a 52 million-real (about $21.8 million) revamp of the city's 2016 Olympic athletics stadium.
 
 
 

Latest from the Network

How Paul Walker would've reacted to 'Furious 7' trailer
Los Angeles, Oct 31 (IANS) Actress Michelle Rodriguez believes that late actor Paul Walker would have been amazed after watching the "Furious 7" trailer. "He would gaze with his beautiful blue eyes and that wonderful...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Bahrain on alert over jihadi threat to school teachers
Manama, Oct 31 (IANS) A security alert has been issued by the US Navy warning of jihadi calls to attack Western school teachers in Bahrain. Drawing attention to the danger, the Naval Support Activity Bahrain in an...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Britain to repay part of First World War debt
London, Oct 31 (IANS) British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne Friday announced that the British government will pay off part of the country's First World War debt as part of the redemption of bonds...
Read more on Business Balla
 
North Korea denounces South Korea for delaying OPCON takeover
Pyongyang, Oct 31 (IANS) North Korea has denounced South Korea for delaying retaking wartime operational control (OPCON) of troops from the US, saying the move has taken the Korean Peninsula "to the brink of war". The...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
UN-Habitat presents the first World Cities Day
Shanghai, Oct 31 (IANS/EFE) The UN Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), headed by former Barcelona mayor Joan Clos, Friday launched its first World Cities Day in China, to be held every Oct 31 to promote...
Read more on Business Balla
 
Asian integration could boost organised crime: UN
Bangkok, Oct 31 (IANS/EFE) The UN Friday called on Southeast Asian countries to take measures to prevent the current increase in trade and migratory flows from causing the expansion of organized crime. According to...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Julia Stiles and Ray Liotta cast in Go With Me
Julia Stiles and Ray Liotta have been added to the cast of Anthony Hopkins' new film 'Go With Me'. The action-drama, which will begin shooting in mid-November, tells the story of a young woman who returns to her home...
Read more on Movie Balla
 
Seth Rogen to star in Steve Jobs biopic
Seth Rogen is in talks to star in Sony's Steve Jobs biopic. The 'Bad Neighbours' star is in negotiations with the studio to take on the role of Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak - who created the Apple I computer and co-...
Read more on Movie Balla
 
Jennifer Lopez has struggled to love herself
Jennifer Lopez say she's spent much of her life beating herself up for not being good enough. The 'Dance Again' hitmaker, who has six-year-old twins Max and Emme with her third ex-husband, Marc Anthony, puts a lot of...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Julianne Hough's teary tribute to sister
Julianne Hough broke down in tears while praising her older sister. The 26-year-old singer/songwriter made an emotional speech in which she praised her older sister, Sharee Wise, admitting her sibling inspired her to...
Read more on Celebrity Balla