Paul Westphal created his own lanes, but they always came back to basketball — Pasadena Star News

Basketball is a game, an industry, a cultural brand, a means to an end. The longer you stayed within that first parameter, the closer you were to Paul Westphal. Westphal coached in the 1993 NBA Finals for the Phoenix Suns. He also coached Southwestern Baptist Bible College in Scottsdale, Ariz. Other than the fact that…

Paul Westphal created his own lanes, but they always came back to basketball — Pasadena Star News

Paul George says he’s hearing more trash talk: ‘People think it’s sweet because I was down’ — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Amid the Clippers’ collapse last season, Paul George heard it from opponents, former players and even teammates.

Paul George says he’s hearing more trash talk: ‘People think it’s sweet because I was down’ — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Report: Bucks felt double-crossed in Bogdan Bogdanovic situation with Kings — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Bogdanovic: “It’s not the part that you were traded (that bothered him), but it’s more like you feel a little be-traded.”

Report: Bucks felt double-crossed in Bogdan Bogdanovic situation with Kings — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Bob Boughner remembers GM who helped launch his NHL career — Red Bluff Daily News

Bob Boughner has fond memories of longtime NHL coach and executive John Muckler, who passed away Monday at the age of 86. Muckler was the Buffalo Sabres general manager 25 years ago when he acquired Boughner, who had been playing with the Carolina Monarchs of the AHL, from the Florida Panthers for what would become…

Bob Boughner remembers GM who helped launch his NHL career — Red Bluff Daily News

In the NBA this season, teams will see same referees more often — The Denver Post

There are nine people who have been on the court to start four different games at Staples Center so far this season. Only eight of them are players. The other is referee Scott Foster.

In the NBA this season, teams will see same referees more often — The Denver Post