Moke Hamilton Bids Farewell to SheridanHoops and our Readers


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


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


Tweet of the Day: Nate Robinson will miss Chicago


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


Hubbard: Lakers: We’ll Get ‘em the Year After Next

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Regardless of any lingering disappointment, the offseason for many NBA teams is an uplifting time. Young players are drafted. Veteran free agents are signed. Trades are made. New coaches are hired. Teams with a strengthened core, like Brooklyn, are confident they have done everything possible to take the final step to win a title. Teams such as Oklahoma City and Chicago, who were limited by injuries, are optimistic that if healthy, championship dreams are realistic. Teams that have been building, like Cleveland, are