At this point in the season, with the Feb. 21 trade deadline approaching, many teams with different situations regarding wins and losses are deciding whether a trade is the right move to make. For most of the teams with a player in this week’s Sheridan Hoops Sixth Man Rankings, there hasn’t been too much chatter. The majority of teams with a stud player coming off the bench is in no need of a trade, because the majority of teams with a solid
Last week’s edition of The Bernucca List was correctly answered by reader Cory, who determined the five players listed all have been teammates of Michael Jordan. So congrats to Cory. Nice job, and please keep reading. Our first list of the season was up for less than 10 minutes before the right answer was posted. Our second list had been posted for less than an hour before Cory nailed the answer. So this week, we have come up with what we
While all of the focus has been on the soap opera swirl around the Los Angeles Lakers, the NBA’s other similarly storied franchise has its own set of issues. The Boston Celtics also raised expectations by adding some key pieces in the offseason, then promptly stumbled out of the gate. But there were no death stares, insurrections, coach beheadings or panic moves. But there are some problems in Beantown. Let’s allow team leader Kevin Garnett to explain. “You can’t speed chemistry up,” Garnett said.
Were there enough highlights from the first week of the NBA season for you?James Harden’s surreal first two games. The Knicks’ phenomenal ball movement. LeBron James’ assist to Ray Allen for a game-winning four-point play over Denver (Pat Riley had to be grinning away). Along with the other top stories of the week, the Dwight-less and rebuilding Orlando Magic skated through their first two games of the 2012-13 season against the Nuggets and Suns, respectively, in large part to the play of
Happy Halloween everyone. As the NBA has its second night of games, opening night for most teams—including the practically rebuilt Houston Rockets, the rest of America embarks on the age-old tradition of wearing costumes and stockpiling candy. Hopefully your costume—if you’re wearing one—is up to snuff. In a retrospective tweet, Rockets point guard Jeremy Lin seems to think that he had the best costume as a kid.