The Miami Heat got a little deeper over the weekend, adding NBA veteran Roger Mason Jr. Not exactly a blockbuster signing, but Mason can provide the Heat with additional three-point shooting after losing Mike Miller in free agency. It’s not everyday a player gets the chance to suit up with the champions, but Mason seems to realize that. MIAMI HEAT! #soblessed http://t.co/Z4NTguS5dS — Roger Mason Jr (@MoneyMase) September 29, 2013 The tweet included this photo which shows him wearing a Heat practice shirt.Mason, a 6-foot-5
This is the home of the defending NBA champions. No, Gregg Popovich, we haven’t forgiven you for blowing Game 6. This podcast, one of the better anti-Popovich rants you’ll hear, might only be topped by this Popovich bashfest. Ah, we sure were spunky back in late June. Well, the only key guy missing from last season’s Spurs (aside from Pop’s two top assistants, who moved on to bigger and better things) is Gary Neal, who has been replaced by Marco Belinelli, which
You may have noticed the change in the weather—the leaves are beginning to change color, the temperatures are cooling, the rainy days of summer are ceasing. You may have noticed that, after five weeks of preseason and 3 weeks into games that matter, the NFL season is well underway. Or, perhaps, you live in a cooler northern climate and you’ve noticed that the NHL has already begun its preseason games. Maybe, you’ve realized that something is up because SheridanHoops is rolling out all
The quarterfinal round of EuroBasket ’13 began Wednesday. With only six available spaces for the 2014 World Cup, seven of the remaining eight teams are battling it out to make it to the Spain next year.
Shoulda, coulda, woulda. We all remember Game 6 of the NBA Finals, correct? And we all remember Game 7, and the way Tim Duncan looked afterward — like he was at a funeral. The Big Fundamental had been spoiled, winning every previous time he had advanced to the Finals. So the question to ask going into 2013-14 — will this be Spurs Motivation 2.0?
A lot can change in just under five months. Just ask the basketball fans of New Orleans. They really needed change after what went on last season. The 2012-2013 season was dark and gloomy for NOLA hoops. The team finished 14th in the Western Conference at 27-55, with an 11-30 road record that was also 14th in the conference. The team had trouble scoring (more on that later) and winning intraconference games. Its record against West teams was 15-37, good for
The 2013 NBA offseason began with news of two greats choosing to hang up their sneakers—Jason Kidd and Grant Hill. Two months into the summer, another marquee player is walking away from the league. Tracy McGrady has announced on ESPN’s First Take that he will be retiring from the NBA.
In today’s NBA news, one former star retired from the league while another former star’s agent told the media that his client’s whereabouts were known.