Bernucca: Handing Out My Midseason Awards


This is the time of year when we give out our midseason awards. But before we get to the drudgery of Sixth Man Award and Most Valuable Player, let’s start the festivities with a special award for individual achievement that goes to Rashad Vaughn. Vaughn is a shooting guard for the Milwaukee Bucks and the second-youngest player in the NBA. He is one of the dozens of rookies who have made virtually no impact in their first season. He is averaging 2.5 points


SH Blog: Kings trade Robinson to Rockets, Nets and Celtics discuss deal for Pierce and more rumors

Paul Pierce

The official NBA Trade Deadline is on Thursday, at 3:00 P.M., EST.  That means the clock is ticking for teams around the league, and rumors continue to circle around Josh Smith and company. In today’s blog, we’ll get straight to all the rumors, including the ones that appear to be shot down and ones that are still well in discussion. All of this, of course, means plenty of Woj “bombs” and reports are to be expected. Before we get to all the


SH Blog: Woodson always believed Lin was a backup point guard

James Harden Jeremy Lin

When Jeremy Lin came out of nowhere to dominate games for the New York Knicks last season, he captured the hearts of fans everywhere and was in many ways, inspiring. He was easily the story of the shortened NBA season. The story known as Linsanity ended some time ago, though, and what was once mostly praise has turned into slander and bitterness towards the young point guard, who has struggled this season and is trying to find his way in a new


Morning News Roundup


Here are this morning’s top NBA news stories:“NBA to change All-Star ballot. eliminating center,” by David Aldridge from “Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak sees his window of opportunity,” by Mark Medina from the  Los Angeles Daily News “Jennings isn’t worried about contract situation,” by Greg Woelfel from the Racine Journal-Times “Raja Bell’s agent disputes report claiming he said trade being pursued,” by Jody Genessy from the Deseret News “Jerome Jordan making case to stay with Grizzlies,” by Ronald Tillery from the Memphis Commercial Appeal “Gilbert Arenas near deal


SH Blog: Prokhorov guarantees playoffs this season, title by 2015


We’re in full-on season preview mode here at Sheridan Hoops, and we’ve got some excellent stuff up today: Brian Geltzeiler’s “Shell Answer Man” column where he addresses several big questions regarding the NBA, and Adam Zagoria’s preseason NCAA Top 25.And here’s all the latest news from the NBA:Mikhail Prokhorov is guaranteeing that the Nets will make the playoffs, writes Tim Bontemps of the New York Post. That’s not going out too far on a limb, but he is standing by


SH Blog: Howard’s ad does not receive appreciation, Obama compares Romney to Lin

Dwight Howard

Dwight Howard wanted the Magic fans to understand that he still has great appreciation for them, so he took out a full-page ad in the Orlando Sentinel’s Sunday edition to thank them for their support. It’s hard to imagine how the ad would matter, given his betrayal of the team and all the drama that surrounded him. See how Howard “botched” his departure from Orlando, along with other relevant news around the league:Dwight Howard’s full-page ad dedicated to Orlando received no