Scotto: Sheridan Hoops Top 10 Power Forwards

Anthony Davis

The youth movement at power forward has arrived in the form of Anthony Davis and Blake Griffin. Derrick Favors, a fellow rising talent who has improved across the board over the past five seasons, missed the cut in our top 10 rankings. However, don’t be surprised if Favors joins the rankings in a year or so from now. At 23, his best basketball is ahead of him and he is just scratching the surface of his ceiling as a player for


Five Things To Watch: Oklahoma City Thunder


One couldn’t have imagined a worse outcome for the Oklahoma City Thunder in the 2014-15 season. A massive plague of injuries kept the team below full strength for the entire campaign. Specifically, Kevin Durant missed 55 games, Serge Ibaka missed 18 games and Russell Westbrook missed 15 games. The other four rotation players who started and finished the season with OKC – Anthony Morrow, Steven Adams, Andre Roberson and Nick Collison – missed between eight and 16 games each. All those missed


Draft Prep: NBA Positional Overview


The NBA is currently mid-stage in one of its follow-the-leader transitions. This era has been in process for several years. Previously it was called position-less basketball; today we’re calling it small ball. [Read more…]


Tweet of the Night: Serge Ibaka shares a photo of his obsession with staying in shape


Most NBA players train year-round to be able to stay at the highest level in terms of physical ability, maintain strength and to help avoid injuries. You can always tell that some players go just a bit harder than others, though, by seeing their overall physical shape. Although a simple case of genetics plays a factor with some, players at the NBA level can mostly get in tip-top shape if they deem it necessary. Take Kyle Lowry, for example. The stocky point guard has


Three-Man Weave: Playoffs or Lottery for These West Teams?

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It takes a lot to make the NBA playoffs if you are in the Western Conference. The West is the grown-up table of the NBA. It has had at least one team finish above .500 and miss the postseason every year since 2007. There will be some shuffling in the West’s playoff picture this season. But who is in the frame, and who gets cropped out? And has any team improved enough to topple the defending champion Golden State Warriors? The staff of


Tweet of the Night: Serge Ibaka reacts to quote saying Matt Barnes wants to fight him


When it comes to getting into altercations, Matt Barnes is probably atop the list among NBA players and to a lesser extent, Serge Ibaka. Not surprisingly, things heated up quickly when Barnes – who has tangled with Ibaka in the past – was asked to discuss his issue with the power forward during his appearance on ESPN’s Sportstation on Tuesday, saying he would fight Ibaka right now and claiming that he thinks he is tough but isn’t.Ibaka may or may not have seen