On this date in 1992, Cavs coach Lenny Wilkens became only the fifth coach in NBA history (joining Red Auerbach, Jack Ramsay, Dick Motta, and Bill Fitch) to record 800 career victories after the Cavs beat the Nuggets 100-91. The current leaderboard has Wilkens at No. 2 with 1,332 wins, just behind Don Nelson’s 1,335 career victories as a head coach.
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…
- Posterized Basketball looked at the slumping Raptors.
- Kingdome Of Seattle Sports says the NBA can sustain expansion in terms of talent.
- Slam Dunk Zone looked at the league’s under-the-radar players, including Victor Oladipo.
- Posting And Toasting looked at Phil Jackson‘s first year in New York.
- Denver Stiffs spoke with Nuggets strength and conditioning coach Steve Hess.
- A Wolf Among Wolves talked about the Ricky Rubio effect.
- Hot Hot Hoops wonders if it’s time for Miami to shut it down.
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