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

Dwight Howard

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


Tweet of the Night: Pau Gasol talks life after surgery


The 2012-2013 season has been one to forget for Los Angeles Lakers power forward Pau Gasol. Actually, he’s had a number of forgettable seasons since helping the team win two championships and picking up the label “best power forward in the league” in the process. It all seemed to begin when Phil Jackson left the team after getting swept in the playoffs by the Dallas Mavericks in the second round of the 2010-2011 season. Gasol did not perform well (he shot just


Bernucca: Melo Needs to Take a Pass on Hero Ball


Here’s the bottom line on Carmelo Anthony’s recent play. Using the measuring stick of points per shot, it is his worst four-game stretch of the postseason since the first four playoff games of his career. Furthermore, when compared alongside other worst four-game stretches of contemporary solo superstars, it is near the bottom. Following Sunday’s loss to Indiana in the Eastern Conference semifinals opener, the Knicks are 1-3 in their last four games, including 0-2 at home. Their only win saw them nearly


SH Blog: Pistons hire Phil Jackson as advisor, Lala Vasquez calls out Jordan Crawford

Phil Jackson

It may be playoff season for 16 teams right now – well, 13 now that three teams have been eliminated – but it’s the offseason for other teams around the league, as they try to figure out the best course of action for next season. [Related: NBA players react to wild Game 6 between Warriors and Nuggets] The biggest news come in the way of hiring and firing of management positions, and we start with the biggest surprise – the hiring of Phil