Five Fast Facts From NBA Games 3.6.13

Kobe Bryant

With 14 games on the NBA schedule Wednesday night, there was plenty to look out for and a lot to miss. No worries, SherdianHoops’ nightly feature Five Fast Facts has you covered.  The Miami Heat looked to extend their franchise record 15-game win streak and the Los Angeles Lakers looked to get back to .500. Who went for 40 and who couldn’t buy a bucket? Let’s take a look at the facts:  [Read more…]

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Sheridan Hoops Sixth Man Rankings: Week 17

Warriors

When February turns into March, the hope for all NBA coaches is that their teams will be fresh and up to the challenge of competing for respect around the league (relatively speaking for each team, of course). Sometimes things just happen that the neither the coaches nor the players can expect or account for. In a lot of cases, after the All Star break, some players who were on a roll can run into problems. [Read more…]

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Bernucca: A very early look at free agency

Josh Smith

When former AAU teammates Dwight Howard and Josh Smith were not traded Thursday, they made the offseason all the more interesting. Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak held onto Howard and Hawks GM Danny Ferry was unsuccessful in trying to trade Smith. And there is no guarantee that either player is sticking around this summer, possibly leaving $30 million on the table for a fresh start elsewhere. [Read more…]

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Geltzeiler: Thumbs up; Thumbs down on Trade Deadline Deals

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Over the years, the NBA trade deadline has been a time of year that spoils us. Once in a while, there is a year when very little happened, like 2007 when Anthony Johnson was the most meaningful player moved. This year was bizarre because there was sheer volume of trades — yet very few that moved the needle. [Read more…]

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SH Blog: The Three-Man Weave, Trade Deadline Recap

JJ Redick

The NBA trade deadline has passed and the biggest name on the market, Josh Smith, was not traded. In this edition of the three-man weave, we will determine who the winners and losers were, who should have made a trade that didn’t, and which GMs will be hiding in their office (or leaving it.)  [Read more…]

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Five Fast Facts from NBA Games: 2.21.13

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The NBA trade deadline came and went on Thursday, as eight deals were made. Find out who the real winners and losers were.  Only two games composed the schedule in a very light night around the league. Both conference leaders were in action last night and both dominated their opponents while extending their lead. In Chicago the Bulls melted against the Heat while the Spurs stayed hot on the road against the Clippers. Please welcome the Five Fast Facts from Thursday. [Read more…]

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Sheridan: Big Trade Deadline Winners are Milwaukee Bucks, Mark Cuban and Boston Celtics

JJ Redick

Playoff basketball will return to the Bradley Center in Milwaukee for the first time since 2010. And Mark Cuban can ring Dwight Howard’s doorbell at 9 p.m. Pacific Time on June 30. If there were two definitive things you could surmise from this year’s trade deadline deals, those were the biggest two. If you want to make it a threesome, the Celtics did pretty well for themselves, too, by getting Jordan Crawford as the latest backcourt replacement for Rajon Rondo/Leandro Barbosa. Can you say

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