Rondo suspended two games by the NBA

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NEW YORK — Rajon Rondo did not feel the full wrath of David Stern today, drawing a two-game suspension for instigating a brawl in Wednesday night’s game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Boston Celtics. It was one of the lighter fight-related suspensions in recent NBA history, and it paled in comparison to the 86-game penalty given to Ron Artest of the Indiana Pacers in 2006 for his infamous role in the brawl that spilled into the stands at The Palace


Sheridan: Rondo suspension should be 7 games


Warning: I usually guess low on these types of things. Also, I do not know what kind of a mood Stu Jackson David Stern is in today, and that is always a relevant factor. But the fact of the matter is that Rajon Rondo is going to be suspended for instigating a fight in the Brooklyn-Boston game last night. The question is how long? [Read more…]


Chauncey Billups returning tonight for Clippers


What many feel is the deepest team in the West gets a little deeper tonight. Chauncey Billups is expected to play Wednesday night against the Minnesota Timberwolves, his first game since suffering a torn Achilles tendon Feb. 6 against Orlando. He appeared in 20 games last season for the Clippers, averaging 15.0 points, 4.0 assists, 2.5 rebounds and 30.4 minutes. “We are all excited to have Chauncey back,” Clippers head coach Vinny Del Negro said. “I know how hard he has worked to


Tweet of the Day: Jeremy Lin


We should all be grateful we are alive today. I say that to myself every time I hear of an unexpected death or tragedy, and that was certainly the case today when the Rockets announced that coach Kevin McHale’s daughter, Sasha McHale, passed away from Lupus at the tender age of 23. [Read more…]


Sheridan Hoops MVP Rankings After Week Four

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Even though you scored 37 points Friday night, ‘Melo, your team gave up 114 to the Dallas Mavericks. That record of yours’ and your teammates’ isn’t quite as gaudy as it used to be, and around here that means there is a price to pay. [Read more…]