Scotto: Sheridan Hoops Top 10 Shooting Guards

James Harden

The familiar days of Kobe Bryant and Dwyane Wade leading the shooting guard rankings are over. In fact, Bryant, Wade and Monta Ellis are the only players over 30 to crack our top 10 rankings at the position. James Harden, Klay Thompson and Jimmy Butler are the new – and younger – top dogs at the position. DeMar DeRozan, Bradley Beal and Khris Middleton are three rising young stars listed that could vault within the top five by next season. Shooting guard is thin


The inconsistent season of Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant is entering uncharted territory this season. It will be his 20th NBA season, the most for any guard in league history. He is currently tied with John Stockton and Jason Kidd with 19 seasons. Bryant played in 35 games last season and, to put it mildly, it was a struggle. Before a third straight season-ending injury (shoulder), Bryant was wildly inconsistent. [Read more…]


Tweet of the Night: Stephon Marbury critical of ESPN’s rank of Kobe Bryant


It’s been said before and it must be said again: you’re never really going to win when ranking Kobe Bryant before the start of the season, no matter what year it is. This is particularly true when the viewers are former and current players. They simply refuse to entertain the idea that certain statistics can bring down the value of Bryant to the extent that ESPN claims. Naturally, there were plenty of reactions when Bryant was ranked 93rd overall by ESPN


Five Things To Watch: New York Knicks

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There was a train wreck at Penn Station last season. It was known as the New York Knicks, who endured the worst season in franchise history. It happened under the watch of Phil Jackson, one of the franchise’s heroes and a name synonymous with winning in the NBA. Jackson and the Knicks went to work this offseason in the draft and in free agency to get the team back on track. Despite concerns from fans about drafting the next Frederic Weis, the


Jordan Farmar Dishes On D’Angelo, Kobe, Lakers, Knicks


It’s not easy to take an 11-hour flight, but that’s what former NBA player and current Maccabi Tel Aviv point guard Jordan Farmar was getting ready for on Sunday afternoon as he slowly got dressed in the locker room inside Madison Square Garden. After a two-city tour in NBA arenas, Farmar and his teammates were about to head back to Israel, traveling even further away from his native Los Angeles. Farmar, 28, was born in Los Angeles and went to high


Sprung: Can Kobe Bryant win the MVP Award?


What would it take for Kobe Bryant to win the 2015-2016 NBA MVP award? As we handicap the MVP race for the 2015-2016 season, we’ll take a look at last season’s top five finishers— Stephen Curry, James Harden, Russell Westbrook, Anthony Davis and LeBron James— along with Kevin Durant. But a question many Angelenos and basketball fans around the world have is what kind of numbers would Bryant have to put up in his age-37 season to take home the crown? To