OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Back when the Thunder were 3-29 last season, the notion of the playoffs coming to Oklahoma City any time soon was unimaginable. But it was that same miserable stretch that made general manager Sam Presti confident that coach Scott Brooks was the right man to lead his team into the future. While Oklahoma City struggled to the worst start in the NBA, Presti was impressed by the way Brooks stayed the course and never tried to force immediate changes in hopes of making the [...]
The ever growing adidas Nations program is set to launch the 2010 campaign next week in Orlando. The top players from the class of 2012 will take part in this first installment of USA training camps April 9-11 at the ESPN Disney Wide World of Sports complex in Orlando. Keep an eye out for rosters, recaps and an update from the camp, as HallPass once againÂ operates several aspects of this international grassroots basketball effort from adidas.