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Chauncey Billups Claims NBA Teammates Played Better When Stoned on Pot

After legendary NBA coach and president of the New York Knicks Phil Jackson and Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr both acknowledged they used marijuana to remedy chronic back pain, “Mr. Big Shot” Chauncey Billups offered up another reason smoking weed may help NBA players.

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NBA Draft: Mystery of Knicks Pick Evokes a Red Auerbach Ruse

At tonight’s NBA draft in New York, the hometown team holds the fourth pick. Phil Jackson finds himself in the same position that Red Auerbach occupied 45 years ago—and the former coach with 11 rings wears the same poker face as the former coach with nine rings did so long ago.

Jack Haley

Jack Haley Remembered as Important Cog in Chicago Bulls Championship Machine

He was called a bench warmer, the best 15th man of all-time, and a babysitter to Dennis Rodman. All were true at some point, but Jack Haley was much more. The former UCLA center and nine-year NBA player died this week of heart disease. He was only 51 years old. Haley is being remembered fondly.