Bad news for Hornets: Eric Gordon’s knee is acting up

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It’s tough to tell what to make of the news release that came out from the New Orleans Hornets this afternoon. Eric Gordon is experiencing soreness in the same knee had just had surgically repaired. “Gordon will have limited participation in training camp due to soreness in his right knee,” the statement reads. “Eric experienced soreness in his right knee while participating in voluntary workouts with the team at the end of the summer. Gordon underwent arthroscopic surgery last season on

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Sheridan: GeriatKnicks believe young teams don’t win titles

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GREENBURGH, N.Y. — The Knicks are so old that even Iman Shumpert has gone waaaaaay old school, sporting a flattop hairstyle that looks like it was an idea spawned by going through old videotapes of The Fresh Prince of Bel Air. Marcus Camby, Kurt Thomas and Jason Kidd were able to move about Monday without the aid of a walking cane or a wheelchair, but trainer Roger Hinds was not made available to the media to answer the question of how

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Sheridan Hoops Top 20 Prep Prospects – Part II

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11. Jarell Martin, 6-7 SF, Madison (Baton Rouge, LA) Considering St. John’s, Texas A&M, UCLA, Alabama and Oklahoma State and will decide in the spring. “He cut his list down a little bit,” his high school coach, Jeff Jones, told me. “He’s going to decide in the spring. No visits are set so far.” Martin cut Kansas, Arizona and Tulane from his list. More from Jones: ““LSU being the local school, it’s always big. The local school that makes them relevant. We have

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Sheridan: Lakers are Most Improved; Rockets are “Bobcat material”

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//I am not alone in calling the L.A. Lakers the Most Improved Team in the NBA, and I have gone so far as to say I believe they can win 70 games. (Thanks to all of you who have voted in our polls for how many games the Lakers and Heat will win.) But what about the other end of the spectrum? My pick is the Houston Rockets as the team Most Likely to Resemble the Charlotte Bobcats. That’s what happens

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Tweet of the Day (via Weibo): Yi Jianlian

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Basketball is a part of my life! At any stage, anywhere, to my importance and my belief in it never changes. All the fans around family and friends, thanks! We look forward to a new day, a new season! If there is a way to embed a tweet from Sina Weibo, I have not figured it out. So this is a copy and paste version. Here is the link to Yi’s Weibo page. I answered some questions regarding Yi’s decision from our Beijing-based columnist, Guan

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Tweet of the Night: Marco Belinelli

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Just finish the kingoftherock at alcatraz…..Great night!!! twitter.com/marcobelinelli… — Marco Belinelli (@marcobelinelli) September 23, 2012Tough night in jail, Marco? Of course it wasn’t. You got to take a boat off of Alcatraz after taking part in the third annual Red Bull King of the Rock competition on Alcatraz island. Good thing you didn’t have to swim. Only one prisoner is believed to have escaped from the island prison and made it safely to shore on the mainland, but others may have. Lots

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Highlights of Rajon Rondo’s trip to Taiwan, Hong Kong and Philippines

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brightcove.createExperiences(); Rajon will be on Alcatraz Island Saturday, September 22, to host the finale of Red Bull King, the premiere one-on-one basketball tournament in the world. When this global competition was first played in 2010, it marked the first time basketball had been played on “The Rock” since the inmates left the island over 50 years ago. Now in its third year, the event is bigger and better than ever, having expanded to qualifiers in 27 countries, including 33

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