SH Blog: Knicks, Pacers Look To Game 6; Phil Jackson Won’t Return For Sacramento; The Bynum Dilemma


On one of the rare off nights in the NBA playoffs, we have a few precious hours to catch our breaths and take care of everything we’ve neglected — our friends, families and most importantly, errands — for the last six weeks, and reflect. While a handful of teams focus on the NBA draft combine, the Miami Heat, San Antonio Spurs and Memphis Grizzlies are gearing up for the conference finals, which the Spurs and Grizzlies will kick off in San


SH Blog: Phil Jackson compares Kobe and MJ, Noah says seeing Rose not come back was difficult

Derrick Rose

For quite some time, there was an ongoing debate about whether Kobe Bryant deserves to be in the same conversation as Michael Jordan in terms of overall play and greatness. It’s still discussed by some to this day. One person that would really have a concrete idea of the matter is Phil Jackson, who coached both players and saw the best and worst of the two in their respective prime. He, however, never wanted to get into great detail when comparing the


Dayton: What it means that the Kings are staying in Sacramento


At around 7 p.m. Eastern on Wednesday night, I became whole again. The author (right) with Kings play-by-play man Grant Napear in Philadelphia. He thought it was the last time he would be able to see his team in person. I found out that the Sacramento Kings, my favorite NBA team is, this time, for sure, going to exist next season. I found out that the squad I’ve been rooting for since I was 12 years old is staying


SH Blog: Melo says Knicks are better than Pacers, Nick Young sued for alleged rape

Nick Young

The New York Knicks are on the brink of elimination. That, of course, has caused much  chatter from the team, with plenty of talk about who deserves blame for the team’s demise. [San Antonio Spurs Tickets] Tyson Chandler somewhat started it all when he said the team wasn’t playing team basketball. Confronted by Carmelo Anthony about the statement, the center had to clarify his statement, from Al Iannazzone of Newsday:


The Evening News: Nowitzki willing to take pay-cut to ensure future success in Dallas; Teams looking at Noel with “double play” in mind; Mobley eyes comeback

Nerlens Noel

Hello and welcome to the Evening News.As the playoffs continue, we’ll keep you updated every evening. What’s happening today?Here’s the latest news from around the league:Nowitzki willing to take pay cut to ensure future success in DallasAccording to the Dallas Morning News, Dirk Nowitzki told  KRLD-FM 105.3 that he is willing to take a pay cut after his current contract runs out after next season.“I got one year left on this deal and then I’m coming off the books. So if


SH Blog: Pierce Done In Boston? Curry Stars On And Off The Court; LeBron Open About 2010 “Phantom” Injury

Paul Pierce

Nothing great has ever been accomplished without enthusiasm. And for Paul Pierce, leader of the “old man’s pick-up game,” that adage will define his career as one of the greatest Boston Celtics in its storied history. This is not to begin mourning the death of his Celtics life, but to understand what it all meant if reports today from Greg Dickerson are true.