Scotto: As Knicks Flounder, Woodson Flourishes

Mike Woodson Clippers

NEW YORK – It is rare when an assistant coach steals the show at an NBA game, but that is exactly what Mike Woodson did in his victorious return to Madison Square Garden. Less than a year after being fired by the perpetually rebuilding New York Knicks, Woodson was back in The Big Apple, riding shotgun alongside Doc Rivers on the staff of the title-contending Los Angeles Clippers. He met the voracious New York media before the game, then made a surprise


NBA Rumors and News for October 27, 2013


Sunday, October 27 Trivia Question: How many NBA championships has Shaquille O’Neal won? Answer below. Rockets to waive Marcus Camby Posted at 07:15 PM ET The Houston Rockets will waive center Marcus Camby on Monday, a source told Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle. Camby has been unable to come back so far from a torn plantar fascia tissue and the team is unable to wait for surgery which could take several months to recover from. Camby, 39, was brought in this summer


NBA Players’ Response and Support for Adrian Peterson

Adrian Peterson

There are many tragedies in life that many hope to never have to experience. One of the saddest realities in life is that of a parent outliving their child. There are also many things—evil, terrible things—that no one should ever have to bear in life. The worst of which, perhaps for a parent, is harm inflicted on their child at the hands of a criminal—whether verbal, physical or sexual abuse or even abduction or death. The burden of knowing that your child suffered such


NBA Rumors and News for October 9, 2013


Wednesday, October 9 Daily Trivia: Carmelo Anthony is fifth among active players with a career playoff average of 25.4 points per game. Who is ahead of him? Answer below. LeBron likes new look Pistons Posted at 09:19 PM ET Miami Heat forward LeBron James was intrigued by the offseason makeover of the Detroit Pistons, reports Michael Wallace of ESPN. The team brought back championship guard Chauncey Billups as well as acquired former Atlanta Hawks star Josh Smith and high-scoring ex-Milwaukee Bucks guard Brandon Jennings.


Evening News: Nets to retire Kidd’s jersey; Howard recruited Camby; Olajuwon wants to help Durant


In today’s news, the Brooklyn Nets announced that they plan to retire their new head coach’s jersey, Marcus Camby reveals how he was lured back to Houston again, and Hakeem Olajuwon tells the media who he thinks would benefit the most from his tutelage. Jason Kidd’s #5 will be retired in Brooklyn The Brooklyn Nets will retire Jason Kidd’s number when the Miami Heat come to town on October 17th. Kidd, the franchise’s all time leader in assists, will become the sixth Net


Top 25 Remaining Free Agents — July 29 Update


AVALON, N.J. — The start of the week finds us at the beach in South Jersey, where Philadelphians go to get a little rest and relaxation (and keep count of how many bungalows have been torn down and converted to McMansions). I saw a few Philadelphians over the weekend, but the only reason I could tell was because they were wearing No. 3 Allen Iverson jerseys. You want to talk about a team in a hopeless situation? That would be the Sixers, who


SH Blog: Oden impresses at workout; is Irving primed for a breakout?


I’ve gone over it before, but Greg Oden is probably my single favorite basketball player of all time. That face, that ESPN commercial, and above all, that game. I’m a sucker for a dominant defensive center who can also score around the rim, and oh man was Oden going to be that. We all know what happened after he went first overall to the Blazers, of course, but this summer he’s ready to make a return, and I’m getting to