Don’t expect AT&T Stadium to host a Super Bowl anytime soon

AT&T StadiumPhoto: Getty Images Jerry Jones has championed building Jerry World — AT&T Stadium — to host major sporting events anywhere, not just eight or nine Dallas Cowboys home games a year. His building hosted a Super Bowl in 2011, but weather issues in the Metroplex made it a miserable experience. Now an NBA game … Read more

Pat Riley: Kareem never had potential, ‘only greatness’

Pat Riley remembers just about every detail surrounding the events of December 29, 1961. It was a cold night in Schenectady, New York. A little snowy, the roads a little icy. And when the bus carrying the opposing team from New York arrived, all of Riley’s teammates at Linton High looked out the window. They … Read more

The Bounce: Happy Weekend to everyone celebrating!

Good morning! Do you tweet negatively about your team? Thanks Welcome to Wembsday!There are two things NBA teams should play for this season: the Larry O’Brien trophy and the first draft pick. I know; we’re not supposed to openly accept the tank here. But most of your teams are not competing for the title. If … Read more

Aaron Gordon 1 on 1: On his All-Star case, facing Nuggets star Nikola Jokić and more

PHILADELPHIA — When the Denver nuggets came to town last weekend, all eyes were on Nikola Jokic and his MVP match with Joel Embid. Jokić is Denver’s undeniable star, but while the Nuggets have risen to the top of the Western Conference standings this season, they’ve done so thanks to a number of highly productive … Read more

Hollinger’s 2023 NBA All-Star reserves: Who makes the cut?

The NBA announcement starters for the All-Star Game late last week and will release coaching picks for the reserves on Thursday. I did this exercise with our Josh Robbins three weeks ago, but the landscape has since changed. In addition, starter selection now focuses all attention on each conference’s seven reserve picks. The biggest debate … Read more

Celtics trade targets: Mason Plumlee, Jae’Sean Tate or a Kelly Olynyk reunion?

With Al Horford and Robert Williams signed beyond this season and capable of handling the vast majority of the team’s frontcourt minutes if they are healthy heading into the playoffs, the Celtics do not necessarily have an urgent need on the front line. Still, they should scan the league for another big man as the … Read more

NBA trade deadline: What Shams is hearing about the Raptors and league trade talks

The NBA The trade market has officially heated up with the Feb. 9 deadline for the league next week, and conversations between team executives are expected to get more serious over the coming days. In the whole NBA, it’s no secret Toronto Raptors are considered a dynamic team in this year’s trading market. Raptors vice … Read more

Jazz throws double teams against Mavericks, comes out with a win

Three thoughts on the Utah Jazz’ 108-100 win over the Dallas Mavericks at Salt Lake Tribune beat writer Andy Larsen. 1. Interesting Jazz defensive strategy This Jazz/Mavs game didn’t have Luka Doncic, but both teams tried some interesting defensive strategies which dictated the terms of the game. As a result, the game had the fewest … Read more

Philly and Joel Embiid announce their presence with authority

Joel Embiid and Philly stuck it to the Nuggets on Saturday.Picture: Getty Images After a double overtime loss to the lowly Houston Rockets on Dec. 5, the Philadelphia 76ers were a .500 ball club. Doc Rivers, Joel Embid, and James Harden all had that sad, plaintive look on their faces like you just said no … Read more

Ex-Utah Jazz star Adrian Dantley returns to Utah

The former franchise centerpiece turned outcast makes an appearance on pre-All-Star weekend for the organization he’s on good terms with now, and reminisces about some of his best times here. (Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) Six-time NBA All-Star, two-time All-NBA draft pick and two-time NBA champion and coach Adrian Dantley talks about his … Read more