Sheridan: Bulls are sleeping giants in the East


The Chicago Bulls are the NBA’s stealth team, flying under the radar to the point where nobody is paying much attention to them — which is somewhat understandable as we all keep our eyes focused on the train wreck known as the Lakers. But sooner or later, we are going to be focusing on the good teams. And the Bulls are one of them, despite playing the first half of the season without Derrick Rose. [Read more…]


Heisler’s NBA Power Rankings After Week 12


R.I.P., Lakers. You can’t kick dirt in their grave if they’re not dead yet, but in your modern sportswriting biz, we like to cover all eventualities just in case, starting with the most spectacular. It doesn’t come more spectacular than the Lakers, who now resemble a centuries-old redwood toppling over, picking up speed as it goes. I’ve been fortunate to have covered these guys for the better part of 20 years. Aside from being great most of the time, they were gourds most of


Sheridan: Cavs robbed Grizzlies in Tuesday’s trade


On the plus side for Memphis Grizzlies fans, they don’t have to worry about new owner Robert Pera having to reach deep into his wallet to pay the punitive repeater luxury tax in the years ahead. As if Grizz fans care about Pera’s wallet. The verdict here is that the Cleveland Cavaliers pulled off a heist Tuesday in making their 3-for-1 trade with the Grizzlies, acquiring Marreese Speights, Wayne Ellington and Josh Selby and a first-round pick in exchange for Jon Leuer.


Sheridan Hoops MVP Rankings After Week 12

Atlanta Hawks v Chicago Bulls - Game Two

I could start by telling you a very interesting story about someone trying to register my domain name in a bunch of foreign countries, but that is not why you are here. It is, however, the reason the time stamp does not say 12:00 as it does every other Sunday. [Read more…]