Tweet of the Night: Shawn Marion

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Welcome to Black Friday, a national disgrace. Pardon my venom this early on a Friday morning, but the very idea of lining up 24 hours before a sale begins has always struck me as beyond ridiculous. And then there are the stores that decide to open only one door, leading the a phenomenon familiar to anyone who remembers what happened in Cincinnati when The Who scheduled a show with festival seating. I got back from seeing fam and passed a few walmarts,

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Sheridan Hoops Most Improved Player Rankings

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Yes, we are rankings-crazy here at the home office, where we are now up to five sets of rankings — MVP, Rookies, NBA Power Rankings, Euroleague Rankings … and now Most Improved. We are so rankings crazy we just used the same word four times in the same sentence. Later in the season, we’ll do the same for Coach of the Year and Sixth Man, which Jamal Crawford has probably already won, right? [Read more…]

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Tyrus Thomas to miss two months

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There is really no such thing as bad news in Charlotte — not after what happened last season. But they still need their highest-paid players to perform, and that won’t be happening for the next two months after the team announced Monday that forward Tyrus Thomas is expected to miss approximately two months after an MRI revealed a second-degree strain of his left calf muscle and a tear of the plantaris muscle, a smaller muscle that assists the calf in plantar flexing the ankle. No surgery will be

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Sheridan: Updating the Big Three: Lakers, Heat and Knicks

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If you have come here to view a discussion of the Milwaukee Bucks’ terrific start, you haven’t exactly come to the wrong place — because it is mentioned in the above video as part of the cupcake portion of the schedule that the Miami Heat are about to embark on. Get this: In the next 30 days, they gets on an airplane once. But the Bucks, Grizzlies, Clippers, Nets and the rest of the NBA’s second bananas are taking a back seat

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