On this date in 1995, Mavs coach Dick Motta became the third NBA coach to win 900 games when the Mavericks topped the Grizzlies in double-overtime. He joined Red Auerbach (938) and Lenny Wilkens (then with 1,014) atop the leaderboard. Today, Motta stands as the tenth all-time winningest coach in league history.
Got a great basketball blog post that you want to see featured on Hoops Rumors? Send it to Zach at HoopsLinks@gmail.com. Here’s this week’s look around the basketball blogosphere…
- Six Championship Drive gives us their mock for the 2015 draft.
- At The Hive weighed the pros and cons of Josh Smith before he signed in Houston.
- Celtics Blog discusses Boston’s starting point guard battle.
- Celtics Hub talks Evan Turner.
- Posting And Toasting talks Quincy Acy and the tough guy myth.
- Peachtree Hoops doesn’t like this year’s Christmas jerseys.