Tyronn Lue was the head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers when they captured the NBA championship with LeBron James in 2016.
“We’ve got to get people to vote,” Doc Rivers, now the coach of the Philadelphia 76ers, said during these playoffs when he was coaching the Los Angeles Clippers.
Doc Rivers' activism was highlighted by the Philadelphia 76ers when they officially named Rivers the 25th coach in franchise history on Saturday.
NBA: Doc Rivers' legacy at the Los Angeles Clippers cannot be measured in statistics, records, or even trophies
In his seven years with the Los Angeles Clippers, Doc Rivers could never take the franchise to the NBA Conference Finals, let alone to a title. But his legacy at the team was far beyond numbers, or titles.
The full list of NBA Playoff matchups won't be known until at least Saturday, when the West play-in series begins with Portland, Memphis, Phoenix and San Antonio bidding for those two spots.
NBA: Kyle Lowry scores 33 points to lead Toronto Raptors to 11th straight win over Los Angeles Lakers
Kyle Lowry had 33 points, 14 rebounds and OG Anunoby scored 23 points as Toronto Raptors maintained their winning streak against Los Angeles Lakers since the 2014-2015 season.
LeBron James had 16 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists to help the Lakers move 6 1/2 games ahead of the Clippers in the West with seven games remaining.
NBA: As league restarts after four-month hiatus, an interactive look at new normal inside the bubble
The NBA that shut down in March will be very different than the NBA that restarts on 30 July. Here's an interactive look at life inside the league's Orlando bubble.
As NBA restarts after four-month hiatus, teams, players and coaches grapple with unfamiliar situations in the bubble
When the NBA restarts in the Orlando bubble, it is likely to drag everyone out of their comfort zones in more ways than one.
NBA: LA Clippers' Lou Williams will serve 10-day quarantine after visiting club, could miss three games
The issue was not that Clippers' Lou Williams left the bubble in Orlando, but that he also went to a club on that trip to Atlanta.
The so-called bubble in Central Florida is where 22 NBA teams have settled for about a week now, where they all will remain for another month and where teams that make the playoffs will be for considerably longer.
The NBA gave teams a more definitive timetable for the restart to the pandemic-interrupted season on Friday, including required coronavirus testing that is set to begin this month and mandatory individual workouts in early July before training camps
With NBA games indefinitely on hold, there has been a lot of discussion about post-season possibilities — including by coaches around the league.
NBA Rundown Week 4: Carmelo Anthony makes a comeback to the league, Rivers start a family feud and more
Bits and bobs from the week gone by in the NBA
James Harden led the scoring with 47 points, including seven three-pointers, while the former NBA MVP also added six rebounds and seven assists.
The National Basketball Association has slapped the Los Angeles Clippers with a $50,000 fine because of comments coach Doc Rivers made about Kawhi Leonard's injury status.
NBA: LeBron James posts second straight triple double to lead Los Angeles Lakers past San Antonio Spurs
Davis had 25 points and 11 rebounds, LeBron added 21 points, 13 assists and 11 rebounds and Los Angeles Lakers held off the San Antonio Spurs 103-96 on Sunday night.
NBA Rundown: A rivalry worthy of Hollywood growing in Los Angeles, Golden State Warriors return to reality and more
Bits and bobs from the first week of the NBA, including the blossoming Lakers-Clippers rivalry, Warriors in dire straits and more.
NBA: Giannis Antetokounmpo triple-double fuels Milwaukee Bucks' win, LA Clippers thrash Golden State Warriors
In a battle featuring the last three NBA Most Valuable Players it was reigning MVP Antetokounmpo who emerged the winner, notching the first triple-double of the season.
NBA: Kawhi Leonard's LA Clippers upstage LeBron James-led Lakers; Raptors begin title defence with win over Pelicans
Kawhi Leonard made his Los Angeles debut a successful one as his Clippers upstaged LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers to get their campaign off to a winning start.