Bulls-Heat Opens 2013-14 NBA Schedule Filled With Awesome Intrigue, Matchups

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The NBA’s popularity is on the rise, and the league isn’t wasting any time getting its fans engaged with the 2013-14 season. The season opens on Tuesday, Oct. 29 with LeBron James and the two-time defending champion Miami Heat getting their rings before hosting the Chicago Bulls in a game that should feature the return of Derrick Rose. James has won the MVP four of the last five years. The only time he did not win it in that span was 2011,

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Moke Hamilton Bids Farewell to SheridanHoops and our Readers

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Even from the iron shores of Montego Bay and the congested streets of Kingston, Jamaica, New York City remains on my mind. As I journeyed from the West end of the island of Jamaica over to the East, and as I have interacted with members of Jamaica’s basketball community and chatted up fans of the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets—yes, they are down here in Jamaica, too—I look forward to what promises to be an exciting NBA season for the

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Tweet of the Day: Metta World Peace wants you to come play sandball

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You can not go through a day on Twitter without Metta World Peace tweeting something crazy or wanting fans to come hang out with him. Today’s request by the newly-signed New York Knicks small forward is to come play sandball with him Sunday at 4 PM. World Peace, or whatever his fans want to name him next, always is a hit with fans, whether it be getting a technical foul to pump up the crowd or just randomly wanting to talk with

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Tweet of the Day: Nate Robinson will miss Chicago

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Free agent guard Nate Robinson has a new home. He will be joining the Denver Nuggets for the next two seasons. As detailed in today’s Evening News, the deal is reportedly worth the bi-annual salary-cap exception, which is about $4.1 million. The addition of Robinson gives the Nuggets six new players heading into the 2013-14 NBA season, including JJ Hickson, Darrell Arthur, Randy Foye, Erick Green (46th pick in the NBA draft) and Joffrey Lauvergne (55th pick). He leaves the Windy City behind, as the Chicago

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