During TNT ‘s pregame show Tuesday, Barkley criticized D’Antoni’s coaching and added, ‘That’s why they are going to have a new coach next year.’ D’Antoni got word of it via text message after the Knicks ‘ loss. Barkley has become notorious for his negative take on the Knicks, but according to multiple sources, this comment, especially with D’Antoni in the midst of a playoff series, infuriated several members of the Knicks organization, most notably Walsh. D’Antoni, who has a year left on his contract after this season, has been under fire from the media about some of his coaching decisions and philosophies. Continue reading Charles Barkley Irks Knicks Organization, Issues Apology
Gay rights groups are jumping on Kobe Bryant’s back after he was caught by cameras during Tuesday nights game mouthing the words “Fu–ing Fa–_” to one one of the officials for calling a foul. Kobe has stated his actions “were out of frustration during the heat of the game.” Lakers having to play their starters to stay out of dropping one seed. Lakers guard Kobe Bryant was fined $100,000 by the NBA today and GLAAD applauds the decision. Not sure how much that’ll hurt his pockets tho. Kobe makes $302,515 per regular season game.BALLINN!!! Kobe plans on making a televised appearence to address the anti gay slur.