Sheridan: Westbrook and Van Gundy making pushes for MVP, COY

russell westbrook

The MVP is James Harden’s to lose, right? And Coach of the Year is a two-man race between Steve Kerr and Mike Budenholzer, correct? Not so fast. It is still February, the temperature here in New York is going to hit zero again tonight, and the number zero was an accurate reflection on the chances of Russell Westbrook contending for the MVP award and Stan Van Gundy being in the mix for Coach of the Year as recently as Christmas. To refresh your


10 Fast Facts from Last Night’s Games — Raptors and Cavaliers Dominate, Warriors Outgun Spurs, Nerlens Noel Stuffs Box Score

DeMar DeRozan; Kyle Lowry

We’re back! All-Star Weekend is behind us, the 2015 NBA Trade Deadline has passed and the association has returned to putting on full slates of games. Not every team seemed to know that the regular season had resumed, but the action continued nonetheless. Some teams haven’t missed a beat, proving so by putting forth outstanding performances against fellow contenders. Others appeared sluggish and out-of-sync after a long week away from competitive basketball. This is how it all transpired on a wild night in the


Sheridan: Trade Deadline Lookahead — Kanter to Thunder?


We are now less than 48 hours away from the NBA trade deadline, and I have set the over/under on the number of trades made Thursday at 4 1/2. Does that seem low? Well, with the number of trades that have already taken place this season, it stands to reason that things will be more quiet this year than they have in years past. With that being said, here are a couple things I expect to happen: