New Sacramento Kings assistant Nancy Lieberman recalls a conversation with Pat Riley a couple of years back when she explained to the Miami Heat executive how much she wanted to keep coaching at basketball's highest level.
If you don’t mind veering off the beaten path a little, we have some ideas. We dispatched Kansas City Star writers in every direction to find some of the odder attractions in Missouri and Kansas. Some of these places might not be your final destination, but then again, if you like quirky, they could be. And several are right here in the Kansas City area.
The Phoenix Suns have added Nate Bjorkgren and former NBA players Earl Watson and Corey Gaines to Jeff Hornacek's coaching staff and shifted Mark West from the bench back to the front office as vice president of player relations.
Shenise Johnson scored all 16 of her points in the second half, Erlana Larkins added 10 points and 13 rebounds and the Indiana Fever rallied to beat the Connecticut Sun for the second time in six days, 83-70 on Sunday.
Elena Delle Donne scored 22 points, including the winning runner with 19 seconds to play, and tied her career high with four 3-pointers to lead the Chicago Sky past the Washington Mystics, 69-68 on Sunday night.