Whatever Happened To Jonathan Bender?

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If you remember Jonathan Bender at all, you probably think of him as one of those high school prodigies who never went to college and washed out quickly in the NBA. Selected with the No. 5 pick in the 1999 NBA Draft, the lanky 7-foot teenager was destined to become the future of the Indiana Pacers, that weight to be slung on his shoulders in the post-Reggie Miller era. You might remember the promise Bender once had; the guard-like quickness with which


Where Are They Now? Visiting the 2013 Euroleague Playoffs


Welcome everyone to another edition of Sheridan Hoops presents Where Are  They Now? This week, we will look at the former NBA and NCAA players that are taking part in the 2013 Euroleague Playoffs. With two teams having advanced and four attempting to join them, there’s no shortage of players making waves overseas. As outlined by Nick Gibson of Sheridan Hoops, Barcelona of Spain will play Panathinaikos of Greece and Olympiacos of Greece will square off with Anadolu Efes of Turkey on


Where Are They Now? Revisiting the McDonald’s All-American Game

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On Wednesday, the basketball world took notice of the nation’s top prep stars in the McDonald’s All-American Game. This decorated event brought to light the stars of tomorrow, as players such as Andrew Wiggins (pictured to the left), Jabari Parker, Julius Randle and MVP Aaron Gordon put their talents on full display. The question is, where are the past stars of the McDonald’s All-American Game? While the mind tells us that this is the best recruiting class in years, this isn’t the


Where Are They Now? Revisiting the NCAA Tournament


The wait is over and the event we’ve all been waiting for is finally upon us—we’re finally back with another edition of Where Are They Now? In the spirit of the NCAA Tournament, we’ve taken a keen focus to some of the greatest Tournament performers of the past decade. Some anchored Cinderella stories that we’ll never forget, while others reached stardom by way of their Tournament success. One way or another, these players had their respective careers shaped by March Madness. So


Where Are They Now? From Eddy Curry to Marcus Haislip


Welcome, everyone, to this week’s edition of “Where Are They Now?” We’re back again with another crop of the stars you used to love, bringing their current whereabouts to light. In this week’s edition, we will turn our eyes to a series of players in different locations, most notably those involved in the Chinese Basketball Association Playoffs.


Where Are They Now? From Taurean Green to Andres Nocioni


Welcome, everyone, to Where Are They Now? With another week in the books, we’re back again with another crop of yesteryear’s stars and their current whereabouts. In recent weeks, we’ve covered everyone from Stephon Marbury and Tracy McGrady to Jonathan Bender and Acie Law IV. In other words, we have no limits or bounds in where we must look or who we need to find. So who are the players in this week’s Where Are They Now? Let’s get underway and find


Where Are They Now? From Acie Law to Shelden Williams


Welcome to another edition of “Where Are They Now?” For the unfamiliar, we at Sheridan Hoops track down the stars of yesteryear and inform you, the reader, of where it is they have ended up. From ex-NBA standouts to college basketball award winners, we’re determined to find every player you shouldn’t have forgotten about. Not only are many of these players still contributing at a high level, but they’re upholding the standard that fans once set for them when they were