All Star Weekend begins today. Starting off with the NBA Rising Stars Challenge, most NBA players will finally get some time to recuperate and prepare for the home stretch of the regular season, where much more than a spot in the All Star festivities will be on the line. It couldn’t come at a better time for some of the top bench players in the NBA. With injuries, streaky play, or sometimes a combination being a factor, a number of players have
What a first half of the season, huh? As we head into the break, the Three-Man Weave covers LeBron James’ remarkable run, what to look forward to during All-Star Weekend 2013 edition, and which teams may be poised for a second-half push that sneaks them into the postseason. Without further ado, the second edition of the Three-Man Weave:
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
This was an exciting week for the NBA. There has been a steady supply of great games, such as Dallas at Golden State on Thursday night. Great stories have developed, including the renaming of the New Orleans Hornets, who will adopt the name of their state bird. Ryan Anderson, who has proved all doubters wrong since his move to NOLA, will be a Pelican next season. And lastly, the trade that sent Rudy Gay to the Toronto Raptors has people buzzing.
Living in a world without limits, SheridanHoops.com’s newest daily feature presents five interesting items from the previous night in the NBA. Seven games were on the schedule on the last Sunday in January. The Lakers gave us a reminder of their glorious past, Carmelo Anthony tied a Knicks team record and the Celtics both won and lost at the same time. Inspector Javert leads us past the bump…”`M’sieur le Mayor,’You’ll wear a different chain!…”
Did Jamal Crawford get snubbed as an All-Star? Crawford is the second-leading scorer on the NBA’s second-best team. But he is also part of the second unit of the Los Angeles Clippers, and that works against him. For a good part of Crawford’s career, he has been someone that teams rely on for big shots at the end of games. With the obvious exception of Chris Paul, there is nobody on the Clippers better at creating their own shot off the