2014 Sheridan Hoops NBA Draft Live Blog- 12:12 a.m. Update


12:12 a.m. Eastern -Billy King could not talk about the 59th and 60th picks on record but those deals should be finalized by the end of the night. Xavier Thames and Cory Jefferson, who were selected by other teams, will be Nets. 11:53 p.m. Eastern -Thanasis Antetokounmpo, the newest Knicks player. He hopes to bring energy and effort to the team, he told reporters.                11:44 p.m. Eastern -The Knicks just took Thanasis Antetokounpo, the older brother of Milwaukee’s Giannis. He played for Delaware in the


NBA Players React to All-Defensive Teams


2014 NBA Defensive Player of the Year Joakim Noah led all vote getters for the NBA All-Defensive First Team. The NBA released the 2014 All-Defensive teams Monday afternoon. Leading the charge was the 2014 Kia NBA Defensive Player of the Year and Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah, who led all vote getters. He was the only player to get triple-digit votes for the First Team, tallying 105 such votes as well as another 13 Second Team votes


Tweet Of The Night: Beno Udrih HostsTrivia Night

With no NBA action scheduled tonight, many folks looked for reasons to occupy their time. In fact, Beno Udrih of the Memphis Grizzlies decided to do one better and host his own trivia night through his twitter account this evening, as he gave away a pair of free sneakers to the winner. Not allowing himself to fall victim to boredom on a Saturday night, Udrih chose to keep himself entertained by delighting a select fan who had a strong sense of


Zach Randolph Suspended For Game 7 Against Oklahoma City


Z-Bo’s no-no made him a no-go for Game 7. The NBA announced tonight that Zach Randolph is suspended for Game 7 of the Memphis Grizzlies’ first-round game against Oklahoma City on Saturday as a punishment for punching Steven Adams of the Thunder during the fourth quarter of the GRizzlies 104-84 loss Thursday night. Here is a link to the video, which shows Randolph clocking Adams in the right jaw with a closed fist as the two ran upcourt off the ball. The loss


Grizzlies Tickets For Game 6 Have The Lowest Average Price for NBA Playoffs

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The Memphis Grizzlies will host the Oklahoma City Thunder Thursday night in Game 6 of their first round series at the FedEx Forum.  The Grizzlies enter the game with a 3-2 series lead and a chance to clinch a series victory in what would be a big upset, as many expected the Thunder to go deep into this year’s playoffs. As surprising as a Grizzlies victory would be, what’s more surprising is the price of remaining secondary market tickets for


Oklahoman newspaper calls Kevin Durant “Mr. Unreliable”

Doesn’t Clay Bennett’s family own the Oklahoman? I believe that is the case. But whatever the case, that was a low blow by the newspaper this morning printing a front page headline that read: “Mr. Unreliable.” I have a headline for Scott Brooks and his strategy in Game 5, which you can hear in this podcast with WHBQsports56 in Memphis. I think you will like it. The hosts, Greg and Eli, loved it. And as far as the Durant headline goes, there is a corollary to be drawn


Twitter reacts to Joey Crawford’s wild interference of Durant’s potential game-tying free throw, Jay Williams rips Durant’s final shot attempt


Joey Crawford is one of the most – if not the most – animated referees in the game. On Tuesday, his antics in overtime may have helped cost the Oklahoma City Thunder Game 5 against the Memphis Grizzlies:With 27.5 seconds remaining in the game and about to take his second free throw to tie the game, Kevin Durant was abruptly interrupted by Crawford as seen above. The reason for Crawford’s sudden course of action to prevent Durant from shooting his


NBA Owners Respond to Sterling’s Unprecedented Punishment

With much of the national discourse centering on Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, the reality of the matter is that a lifetime ban and a $2.5 million fine is the limit to what NBA commissioner Adam Silver is capable of doing. The rest falls on the shoulders of 29 team owners, as they—according to the NBA’s Constitution and By-Laws—must vote with a 3/4′s majority to force the sale of the team. Players, media pundits and people all across the nation