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NBA Commissioner Silver wants to raise the league’s minimum age rule from 19 to 20. Silver believes it is okay for him to negotiate the new age rule as a “three-way conversation” among NBA team owners, the players union, and the leaders of college basketball. However under antitrust law, the new NBA age rule will not be okay if it’s a three-way.
San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has been named NBA coach of the year, making him just the third coach in league history to win the award three times in his career. The NBA announced the honor on Tuesday. He has won it twice in the last three seasons and joins Don Nelson and Pat Riley as the only coaches to win the award three times. Popovich led the Spurs to a league-best 62-20 record, which gives them home-court advantage throughout the playoffs.
NBA coaches Mike Woodson and Tyrone Corbin lost their jobs, and Rick Adelman decided it was time to walk away from his. Woodson was expected to be replaced after Phil Jackson was hired last month as New York Knicks president during a disappointing season for a team that expected to make the playoffs. But the time has come for change throughout the franchise as we start the journey to assess and build this team for next season and beyond," Jackson said in a statement.