Schayes: Search for new Union Director reaches its clumsy finale


After 18 roller-coaster months, the bumpy search for Billy Hunter’s replacement as executive director of the NBA Players Association seems ready to reach its conclusion. The drama will not end easily. Even a few days before the final candidate presentations and vote, turmoil reigns as different factions try to impose their respective wills on the process. What this excruciating process has exposed is that the search for the union head is really about who has control over the players. It’s certainly not the


SH Blog: Kevin Love Reportedly Requests a Trade to Cleveland


Seriously. Just trade Kevin Love and let this saga end already. The never-ending trade reports continued to flow in on Friday, July 25. The Minnesota Timberwolves power forward remains a player who’s on the trading block, but seemingly untouchable for an organization that would likely lose him for nothing in 2015 if he remains in Minnesota. According to Sam Amico of FOX Sports Ohio, Love has made it clear where he wants to be traded to.Multiple league sources told FOX Sports Ohio on Friday they are under the impression


SH Blog: Rivers declines to speak with Sterling, Clippers losing sponsorship deals, Mark Jackson says fans should boycott Game 5


Before getting into the filthy situation of Donald Sterling and the Los Angeles Clippers (and there is a lot to get into), we’ll start off with this: may the great Dr. Jack Ramsay rest in peace. The legendary coach passed away on Monday, making it a truly sad day for so many around the league. He was a basketball genius and an inspiration to the absolute best:


Schayes: Union’s Search For a New Executive Director, Part II


The NBPA announced this week that the current search for the new Executive Director has been canceled, and they will have a “do over.” After more than a year of secrecy and controversy, the selection committee led by Board President Chris Paul finally realized that the search in its current form had no realistic chance of having a happy ending. The players were in the dark, the agents were near revolt, and the process would taint either of the two finalists


SH Blog: Nene to miss six weeks, Clippers interested in World Peace, Jamal Crawford wants to come off bench


Not unlike seasons of past, key players for many teams around the league have missed significant time due to a variety of injuries this season. It looked as though Nene Hilario would suffer a similar fate – and then some – when he went down with a scary looking knee injury against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday. Some in the organization feared that it may have been bad enough to be season-ending. Lucky for the Washington Wizards, the power forward suffered nothing


The Numbers Say… Chris Paul Set an NBA Record

Chris Paul

Day 3 of the 2013-14 NBA regular season featured two games between second-tier title contenders in each respective conference. The Chicago Bulls survived the New York Knicks by a score of 82-81 in the East, and the Los Angeles Clippers defeated the Golden State Warriors 126-115 in a high-scoring affair that saw Chris Paul score 42 points and Stephen Curry drop 38. If you’re looking for impressive numbers, search no further than CP3′s legendary performance. Chris Paul’s Big Day If you’re even remotely


Tweet of the Day: Magic Johnson Supportive of Shaq Joining Kings


News broke Monday that Shaquille O’Neal had bought a minority stake in the Sacramento Kings. While some may question the move, considering Shaq’s past battles with the Kings in the early 2000s, Los Angeles Lakers great Magic Johnson is onboard. Congrats to former Laker and 4x NBA Champion @SHAQ on becoming a minority owner of the Sacramento Kings! — Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) September 24, 2013 Owner Vivek Ranadive , you brought in a great champion, leader and somebody who can bring the community