Tag Archives: Gregg Popovich

Sheridan: All eyes on Jimmy Butler as Wolves Open Season in San Antonio

Will he play? Or will be be traded before tipoff? And if Jimmy Butler does play for the Minnesota Timberwolves tonight in San Antonio, what will it mean for his team and for the rest of the NBA? The guy everyone has been watching during the Preseason of Butler is scheduled to be wearing a Minnesota uniform tonight for the …

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Sheridan: If/When Team USA Goes to China, They Can Thank Jeff Van Gundy En Espanol

For more than a year, Jeff Van Gundy has been coaching a group of lesser-known Americans for Team USA in tiny bandbox arenas in North, South and Latin America. In Havana, he ate in one of the best restaurants on the island of Cuba, and learned from an American diplomat how folks with Ph.Ds sometimes work as maids in that …

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Sheridan: Paul George Returns, But Doesn’t Return…To Thomas & Mack

LAS VEGAS — There is a 50-50 chance that Paul George returns to the Thomas & Mack Center at UNLV late tonight or tomorrow. As of Thursday afternoon, he hadn’t been there since his leg snapped in half. On one hand, he could go back there and revisit the site where he suffered perhaps the most gruesome injury in USA …

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Sheridan: Team USA Roster Fluid as Las Vegas Mini-Camp Nears

LeBron James will not be there, nor will Stephen Curry. Russell Westbrook and Kawhi Leonard are on the fence. DeMarcus Cousins, Kyrie Irving, Isaiah Thomas, Mike Conley and Gordon Hayward will be in attendance but sidelined by injuries. Gregg Popovich will be the ringleader, and the circus will be in town next week in Las Vegas as Team USA emerges …

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Sheridan: Kawhi Landing Zone Could be New York in 2019

Kawhi Leonard's injury

Kawhi Leonard’s short-term landing zone has been the topic of much debate and speculation. But what about the long-term LZ? What might be acceptable looking further down the road? New York? Quite a few things were happening around the NBA as Friday the 13th came and went, with DeMar DeRozan’s Instagram account suddenly dark, Jeremy Lin now the property of …

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Sheridan: All in all, Philadelphia as Landing Zone for Pau Gasol makes sense

Pau Gasol is currently under contract with the San Antonio Spurs. If what I am hearing comes to fruition, that contract will be relocated to Philadelphia and the 7-foot Spaniard will be teaming up with Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons next season. When you are having simultaneous conversations with people all around the world and not a single person is …

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Sports Betting Tips with Chris Sheridan Episode 4: Looking at the Kawhi Leonard Trade Situation

Episode 4 of the Sports Betting Tips podcast, with veteran NBA journalist Chris Sheridan and SiriusXM host Noah Coslov, is now available. In this episode, Sheridan and Coslov discuss Kawhi Leonard deals, NBA free agency, and more. Stream the podcast below. Sheridan and Coslov chatted about the possibility of Kawhi ending up in Philadelphia, a logical potential destination. Many have …

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Spurs Regroup Without Popovich, Embiid Closer To Return

Spurs coach Gregg Popovich will miss Game 3 after the death of his wife Erin.

The Golden State Warriors shot lights out at home while rolling to two lopsided NBA playoff victories over the San Antonio Spurs. Can the Spurs throw some wrenches into the Warriors’ offense machinery with the series shifted to San Antonio? Can they get their own offense in gear on their home court? Perhaps, but they won’t have coach Gregg Popovich …

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