For instance, when [LeBron James] told coach Tyronn Lue to give him the ball at the end of the Cavs’ 101-95 win over Sacramento on Wednesday, there was little if any doubt that James would make good on the stepback 3-pointer he took to ice the game. “A lot of confidence,” Lue said. “He’s been making that shot a lot this year, very confident in it. He’s brought us home with a lot of those shots. Deep shots, step-back 3’s. But he also can get to the basket when he wants to so he’s been making a lot of those big shots and tonight we needed it.”
May 22, 2018 | 11:04 pm EDT Update
Vincent Ellis: Also, it’s highly likely Dwane Casey will be a candidate for the coaching opening … as soon as they fill the president of basketball ops post. Time frame for president spot? Sometime around the first week of June.
May 22, 2018 | 8:39 pm EDT Update
Marc Stein: The Suns have brought former Knicks coach Mike Woodson to Phoenix to discuss joining new coach Igor Kokoskov’s staff as top assistant, league sources say. @Gambo987 said on his radio show today that the decision has already been made to hire Woodson