Scotto: Sheridan Hoops Top 10 Power Forwards

Anthony Davis

The youth movement at power forward has arrived in the form of Anthony Davis and Blake Griffin. Derrick Favors, a fellow rising talent who has improved across the board over the past five seasons, missed the cut in our top 10 rankings. However, don’t be surprised if Favors joins the rankings in a year or so from now. At 23, his best basketball is ahead of him and he is just scratching the surface of his ceiling as a player for


Five Things To Watch: Los Angeles Clippers


Two points in time define the last several months for the Los Angeles Clippers. The first came in May, when the Clippers blew a 3-1 series lead in the Western Conference semifinals before falling to Houston. With DeAndre Jordan becoming an unrestricted free agent and Chris Paul pushing 30, there were worries that the proverbial window of opportunity for this team was beginning to close. That nearly proved to be the case over the July 4th weekend, when Jordan verbally agreed to


Los Angeles Clippers: Need to Know


DeAndre Jordan shot 71.0% from the field last season, second-highest in NBA history (Wilt Chamberlain in 1972-73). His average shot distance was 1.2 feet. A staggering 252 of his 378 made field goals were dunks (66.7%).     [Read more…]


Tweet of the Night: Michael Carter-Williams reacts to experience with Team USA

Michael Carter Williams Bucks

With Rio 2016 Olympics coming next year, USA Basketball is slowly but surely preparing to form one of the most devastating rosters basketball has ever seen. Plenty of superstars have been in attendance over the past week to do various drills and activities, as the coaches and executives try to figure out who belongs on the team next year. Of course, most of the players who got to play during the Team USA Showcase on Thursday are unlikely to make the official 12-man


DuBose: Third star or not, Morey made the right moves for Rockets to contend

Harden & Howard

It’s time we start appreciating these Houston Rockets for what they are instead of wondering what could be down the road. For much of the 2014-15 season, the narrative about Houston for many around the NBA — myself included — has been more about the future than the present. Sure, today looked nice with James Harden and Dwight Howard, but general manager Daryl Morey seemed so close to forming a “Super Team” last summer with Chris Bosh and again at the trade deadline with Goran


NBA players react to the Houston Rockets’ incredible comeback in Game 6 against the Los Angeles Clippers

The Los Angeles Clippers were up by 19 points in the third quarter against the Houston Rockets in Game 6 on Thursday, and the game (as well as the series) felt as though it was just about over when Blake Griffin made this circus spinning layup. Then something unthinkable happened: with James Harden sitting on the bench, the Rockets clawed their way back into the game in the fourth quarter and outscored the Clippers 49-18 to come out with a 119-107