SH Blog: No progress on Doc to Clippers, but it’s not over; Lakers still think they’ll keep Howard

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After the Celtics-Clippers deal stalled last night, today seemed like something of a letdown. Luckily, we’ve got Game 5 of the Finals to occupy our NBA-related attention. If the Spurs lose, they go to Miami down 3-2 for games 6 and 7. Is this really the best format? Jan Hubbard doesn’t think so. Also on Sheridan Hoops, check out our new WNBA Week in Review column for all the goings-on in the world’s top women’s basketball league. Of course, you came here

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SH Blog: Bobcats to hire Steve Clifford, Howard “wide open” for Dallas

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The coach searching for many teams around the league has been well underway, with plenty of notable candidates vying for a position for next season. As usual, Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports has details. Here is the latest word about the Milwaukee Bucks: The Milwaukee Bucks are bringing back three candidates to interview a second time for the franchise’s head coaching job, league sources told Yahoo! Sports. Atlanta Hawks coach Larry Drew, Houston Rockets assistant Kelvin Sampson and Los Angeles Lakers assistant Steve Clifford will meet with Bucks officials this week

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SH Blog: Myers says desperate times are over in Golden State, Howard intrigued by Rockets and Mavericks

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If you’re the general manager of the Golden State Warriors, how should you feel about the state of the team now that they have been removed from postseason action? Pretty damn confident, if you ask me. Lets put things into perspective here: The Bad:They were 23-43 just a season ago, good for third worst in the Western Conference. Brandon Rush, arguably the team’s best perimeter defender and slasher, was lost for the season two games into the season. Andrew Bogut missed 50 games and

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Sheridan: Knicks autopsy: Looking at what Woody left on the bench

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NEW YORK — After Tyson Chandler and Kenyon Martin fouled out of Game 6 against the Indiana Pacers, a third-string center was needed to match up against Roy Hibbert. Mike Woodson had two at his disposal, Marcus Camby and Amar’e Stoudemire, — or three if you count Earl Barron, who was signed as an insurance policy in case the Knicks needed a center at a moment of desperation. But the call went to rookie Chris Copeland, who turned out to be a

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Tweet of the Day: New York Knicks

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With Tuesday night’s Game 4 against the Indiana Pacers on the horizon, the New York Knicks’ roster was shrouded in doubt earlier in the morning. J.R. Smith and Kenyon Martin have both been battling illness for the past few days, but are expected to play. The biggest question, however, involved second year guard Iman Shumpert. Shumpert, as you may recall, suffered from a few hard falls in Game 3 which have resulted in swelling in his left knee—the same knee that required

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SH Blog: Jackson, Curry Reinvent Warriors; Seattle Still In Play For Kings; Amar’e Will Hurt Knicks

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As the second round of the NBA playoffs surges into the weekend — with every series tied 1-1 for the first time in league history — all eyes are on the Golden State Warriors. Klay Thompson’s Game 2 brilliance — 34 points on 8-for-9 shooting from 3-point range — evened up Golden State’s series with San Antonio heading into Friday night’s Game 3 at “the Roaracle,” but it has been Stephen Curry and Mark Jackson who have turned this organization into

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SH Blog: Jackson says Ellis-Bogut trade changed culture, Doyel rips Derrick Rose

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Mark Jackson is the coach of the Golden State Warriors. If you ask him, though, he will probably tell you that he is, first and foremost, a pastor. Generally speaking, Jackson is a good man. He respects all of his players and treats them as equals. He would never speak ill towards any of them and never utters a curse word – not easy to do when you’re involved with the game of basketball.

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SH Blog: Amar’e Eyes Game 3 Return; So Does Derrick Rose? Paul George Earns His Stripes

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The second round of the NBA playoffs have kicked off with a bang. And after what was a rather drama-less first round has become  quite the opposite as we watch the final eight contend for the title. Most notably, the Chicago Bulls shocked the Miami Heat in Game 1 Monday night — on the road no less — and the Indiana Pacers came into Madison Square Garden and punked the Knicks Sunday afternoon. Did you know the Bulls are 9-8 against the Heat

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