Five Things To Watch: Sacramento Kings

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For the first time in what feels like forever, there is legitimate optimism and unabated excitement over this season’s Sacramento Kings. For one, they stayed. I wish I were more excited about the basketball moves that the Kings made over the offseason, but make no mistake about it; Sacramento had a better offseason than any other NBA city. It wasn’t easy. A lot of very smart people put a lot of time and energy (and funds) into keeping this team out of

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SH Blog: Chris Paul upset with Clippers, Pacers players call Battier dirty

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Well played, T.J. Simers. It was reported late Thursday evening that Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul is very upset with the organization for linking his name to the firing of Vinny Del Negro. Chris Broussard of ESPN has details: Chris Paul is upset with the Los Angeles Clippers organization because he is being widely blamed for the firing of Vinny Del Negro as the Clippers’ coach, according to a source close to the situation.

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SH Blog: Marty Blake dies, Clippers sweep defenseless Lakers, DMC acting the fool again

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The off day of Final Four Weekend was dominated by the NBA. In addition to a nationally televised afternoon doubleheader that forced Chris Sheridan to temporarily embargo his weekly MVP Rankings, 60 Minutes had a feature on Jeremy Lin, approximately one year after the height of “Linsanity.” And before you delve into our collection of NBA news, check out the latest effort from columnist and resident historian/voice of reason Jan Hubbard, who sets the record straight on Mark Cuban’s interest in Brittney

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SH Blog: Sheed ejected for a catchphrase

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Today at Sheridan Hoops, we’re mourning longtime college basketball coach Rick Majerus. For a look at that, check out today’s Tweet of the Day from former Marquette player Steve Novak, which also features some words on Majerus from Gene Wojciechowski and Chris Sheridan.We’ve also got a new set of MVP rankings up, and some bad news for Knicks fans as Raymond Felton has an injured thumb.Now, here’s the latest NBA news:Frank Isola of the New York Daily News starts his

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