Mike Woodson, Entire NY Knicks Coaching Staff Relieved Of Duties


Finally, the monkey is off the proverbial back so to speak. For the past few days, perhaps even the past few weeks, ever since the New York Knicks announced the arrival of Phil Jackson—one of the most respected names in NBA history—would be taking over as President of Basketball Operations, back in mid-March, it seemed only a matter of time before he would begin reconstructing the team organization. Monday marked the beginning of the likely multi-faceted project, as Jackson addressed the elephant


5 Fast Facts from Last Night’s Games — Home Teams Continue to Struggle, Blazers-Rockets Goes to OT


Day one of the 2014 NBA Playoffs wasn’t a mirage. This truly is one of the strangest beginnings to the postseason in recent history. Easter Sunday didn’t spare anyone from scares. On Sunday, April 20, two more home teams fell to lower-seeded teams. The two squads that survived both trailed against the underdogs relatively late in their respective games before securing close victories. Here’s everything that you need to know about last night’s action. [Read more…]


Tweet of the Night: Paul George goes fishing


If you have been following the Indiana Pacers the last few weeks, the first thing you would say they need is practice. Paul George’s tweet on Sunday night may indicate to some that he has other priorities. Despite dropping the first game to the Atlanta Hawks 101-93, the bottom seed in the NBA playoffs, in unspectacular fashion, George decided the best course of action would be to go fishing on Sunday.  [Read more…]


5 Fast Facts from Last Night’s Games — Home Teams Struggle as an 8 Upsets a 1


The 2014 NBA Playoffs are officially underway! After just one day, predictions are being questioned and changed. No one saw this coming. In what can only be described as one of the most bizarre opening days in recent postseason history, the higher seeds struggled against their respective competitors. A No. 1 seed lost to a No. 8 seed, a clash between budding rivals was marred by excessive foul calls and another No. 8 came back from 25 points down to nearly stun


Warriors, Clippers Exciting Game 1 Reactions


The NBA Playoffs have started. The first game of the day on Saturday saw the Toronto Raptors give the Brooklyn Nets a 1-0 lead in the series between the 3- and 6- seeds in the Eastern Conference. The Raptors committed 17 turnovers in a seven-point 94-87 loss. It was a physical contest, marred by 42 total fouls. However, if you thought the officials let loose with the whistles in the first game, you may have missed the second game. Game 2 of the


Scotto: The Knicks’ $129 Million Question: Will Carmelo Anthony Stay?


“I want to be a free agent,” Carmelo Anthony told the New York Observer prior to the season. By publicly saying so, Anthony’s impending free agency became a constant and colossal distraction as large as the Empire State Building and simultaneously induced a chain reaction of numerous rumors during the season. J.R. Smith playfully alluded to the constant media speculation when asked if he would talk to Anthony about his future this summer. “I’m not going to talk to him at all,” Smith


NBA Athletes Offer Support For TNT’s Craig Sager


Craig Sager, often recognized for his quirky suits and ties, has been a staple on NBA sidelines for 17 years. Thursday afternoon, Craig Sager, Jr. broke the news on Twitter that his father, long-time NBA on TNT sideline reporter, Craig Sager, would be out for 3-4 weeks while receiving treatment for acute leukemia. [Read more…]


SH Blog: Woodson decision to come next week; Kyrie wants something special in Cleveland; Suns say nobody is getting Bledsoe

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Somehow, someway, the New York Knicks not only managed to miss the playoffs this year, but they have also stolen the majority of the headlines heading into it. With 16 teams left with championship aspirations, gearing up to start the second season on Saturday, Friday’s talk is all about the Knicks, who are expected to make a decision on the future of head coach Mike Woodson in the next few days.   [Read more…]