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  1. Dwight Howard to China? Josh Boone's scouting report

    Chris Sheridan

    NEW YORK -- I had lunch yesterday with Josh Boone at a Turkish restaurant down the street from the United Nations, where the former New Jersey Nets forward ate a kafta kebab for the first time in his life and said he was leaning toward returning to C...

    Blog | July 22, 2011
  2. Labor talks: Are they really closer to deal?

    Chris Sheridan

    NEW YORK -- Player reps from the 30 NBA teams will meet in New York Thursday at a critical union meeting prior to Friday's resumption of collective bargaining talks, and whatever cautious optimism they hear will be cautious to the extreme. Althoug...

    Blog | June 22, 2011
  3. What to expect in Tuesday's NBA labor talks

    Chris Sheridan

    NEW YORK -- Just a prediction here, but one based upon experience from having covered numerous NBA labor battles in the past. On Tuesday, the players are expected to make a new offer to the owners when the sides meet for what commissioner David St...

    Blog | June 20, 2011
  4. Rubio's skills will show when he runs

    Chris Sheridan

    I have seen Ricky Rubio play in person almost two dozen times while covering the 2007 Eurobasket in Madrid, the 2008 Olympics in Beijing and the 2010 World Championship in Istanbul, and I have never seen him play a quote-unquote great game. I have...

    Blog | June 02, 2011
  5. Last word on dead Melo-Nets trade comes from ex-Net Kidd

    Chris Sheridan

    NEWARK, N.J. -- Jason Kidd got his first look Saturday at the temporary home of his former team, and he couldn't help but wonder how long the building with a picture of Martin Brodeur on the side will remain the temporary home of the New Jersey Nets....

    Blog | January 22, 2011
  6. Knicks' Fields at No. 4 on Thorpe's list

    Chris Sheridan

    NEW YORK -- New York Knicks rookie shooting guard Landry Fields, who is No. 4 in David Thorpe's latest rookie rankings (Insider), is profiled today in a story I wrote about him and his dad, Steve Fields, a seventh-round pick of the Portland Trail Bl...

    Blog | November 10, 2010
  7. The Raptors have a special media rule

    Chris Sheridan

    Levity is often in short supply when it comes to dealing with media relations people from NBA teams, but that is never the case with the Toronto Raptors. PR director Jim LaBumbard won the Brian McIntyre Award from the Professional Basketball Write...

    Blog | October 29, 2010
  8. Amare scores 30 thanks to Kane Fitzgerald

    Chris Sheridan

    NEW YORK - The most demonstrative gesture of the night came from Kane Fitzgerald, and it was such a demonstrative gesture that Fitzgerald became a central character in Wednesday night's Celtics-Knicks exhibition game. Who, you ask, is this Kane Fi...

    Blog | October 13, 2010
  9. Sheridan empties his notebook

    Chris Sheridan

    Some of this I've tweeted about, some I haven't. But all of it bears mentioning in this blog. So here we go: " Spoke with Semih Erden of the Boston Celtics the other night at the Prudential Center in Newark, where I've been keeping an eye on t...

    Blog | October 09, 2010
  10. Shaq says the new Tim Duncan is ...

    Chris Sheridan

    ... somebody who played against Shaq himself last night and drew three fouls against O'Neal in the first six minutes. I'll gave you a hint: The "new Duncan" has relocated to one of Shaq' former hometowns -- the one where O'Neal grew up as a pre-t...

    Blog | October 07, 2010
  11. An NBA lockout Avery Johnson can call his own

    Chris Sheridan

    NEWARK, N.J. - Avery Johnson finished up his pre-game chat with reporters, walked a couple steps to his office door and tried to turn the handle, to no avail. He was locked out. Yes, the New Jersey Nets were still working the bugs out Sunday ni...

    Blog | October 03, 2010
  12. Knicks can acquire 1st Rd pick, if needed, for 'Melo trade

    Chris Sheridan

    I tweeted about this yesterday, and I spoke about it on ESPN 1050 radio in New York this afternoon, and I'm blogging it now. The news is this: A high-level NBA source assures me that the New York Knicks are confident they can acquire a 2011 first-...

    Blog | October 01, 2010
  13. Meet Knicks center Timofey Mozgov ... and his impostor

    Chris Sheridan

    At the time this entry was posted, the Knicks were 38,000 feet above the ground flying to Milan, Italy. And they also were sky high on their new 7-foot-1 center, Timofey Mozgov, who I wrote about today in a training camp wrapup column for the ESPNNew...

    Blog | September 29, 2010
  14. 'Melo trade offers: Quality still in Nets' favor

    Chris Sheridan

    So here it is, Monday afternoon, and as we all await word on what Carmelo Anthony will or will not say at the Nuggets' media day today (J.A. Adande will bring you the blow-by-blow), it's worth taking a look at why the New Jersey Nets still have to be...

    Blog | September 27, 2010
  15. D'Antoni hyperbolic on Russian center Mozgov

    Chris Sheridan

    GREENBURGH, N.Y. - Remember a year ago when Knicks coach Mike D'Antoni called Danilo Gallinari the greatest shooter he had ever seen? Pretty strong words, and D'Antoni later regretted heaping that level of praise on the Italian youngster. Well,...

    Blog | September 22, 2010
  16. Team USA 2012: Who will be in London?

    Chris Sheridan

    So here it is, approaching 2 a.m. New York time, and my body is still on Istanbul time. Props to Lufthansa for their food. And props to the Turkish Basketball Federation for putting on a good tournament at the World Championship. One of the moment...

    Blog | September 14, 2010