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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 15:14:25 GMTThe Warriors’ Kevin Durant, left, and the Thunder’s Russell Westbrook, right, had different opinions about a possession call on Wednesday. The Warriors won the game, 121-100.Westbrook has been vocal about his former teammate’s decision to leave the Thunder for the Warriors as a free agent.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:15:29 GMTFans were excited when the Knicks acquired Carmelo Anthony in 2011, but now many of them wonder whether he would be willing to waive his no-trade clause.One way to end the strained relationship between Carmelo Anthony and the Knicks’ president, Phil Jackson, would be for one of them to leave. But which one?
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 03:51:05 GMTCarmelo Anthony, being guarded by Kent Bazemore, far right, and Kris Humphries of the Hawks, confirmed that he met with the Knicks’ president, Phil Jackson, on Tuesday.Rose had 30 points and 10 rebounds as the Knicks triumphed in Boston after Anthony said he was “done asking why” he’s the player always caught up in dramas with the team.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:10:47 GMTGolden State’s Draymond Green (23) after being called for a flagrant-1 foul against LeBron James, bottom right.Monday’s 126-91 victory by the Warriors provided a psychological lift after last season’s loss in the finals.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 06:23:20 GMTKevin Durant dunking during the Golden State Warriors’ win over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday.Durant again dazzled against his former team, pushing his total to 79 points in two games against Oklahoma City.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 05:01:32 GMTStephen Curry of the Warriors, right, and LeBron James of the Cavaliers during Golden State’s 126-91 victory at Oracle Arena on Monday.Curry scored 20 points and had a season-best 11 assists, Thompson finished with 26 points, and Golden State rolled at Oracle Arena.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 02:00:24 GMTNets point guard Jeremy Lin, right, was sidelined for Sunday’s game because of a nagging hamstring injury. He has played only 12 of 40 games this season.Lin was expected to be the team’s starting point guard after signing as a free agent last summer. But he has played only 12 games because of hamstring troubles.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 01:47:35 GMTKnicks point guard Derrick Rose, right, drove past the Hawks’ Dennis Schroder on Monday afternoon at Madison Square Garden.With Kristaps Porzingis already out, Coach Jeff Hornacek started Ron Baker, an undrafted rookie, and benched Courtney Lee.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 15:54:26 GMTThunder guard Russell Westbrook, attempting a shot against Memphis, is still averaging a triple-double this season, in points, rebounds and assists.The Warriors will face the Cavaliers on Monday night in a rematch of their one-point loss on Christmas, then face the Thunder on Wednesday.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 03:29:43 GMTNets center Justin Hamilton, left, defended against a shot by the Houston Rockets’ James Harden at Barclays Center on Sunday.Harden recorded his 12th triple-double of the season and the Rockets scored 104 points in the first three quarters as the Nets lost their 10th straight.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 05:31:32 GMTCarmelo Anthony, responding to an online column critical of his play, discussed the possibility of being traded.Anthony responded to an online column, written by a former colleague of the team president Phil Jacksons’s, that said the Knicks had nothing to gain by keeping Anthony on the team.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 01:42:09 GMTLeBron James and Stephen Curry on Christmas. The final regular-season game between the Cavaliers and Warriors is Monday.After a thriller on Christmas Day, the Cavaliers end a road trip at Golden State in a game that may provide signs about this year’s finals.
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 18:53:59 GMTEric Gordon entered Sunday’s game second only to Golden State’s Stephen Curry in made 3-pointers per game.Gordon left behind five injury-marred seasons in New Orleans to become the most dangerous shooter in Houston, a team partial to the 3-point shot.
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 02:05:18 GMTNike is releasing its LeBron 14 “Out of Nowhere” sneakers through a secondhand site, StockX. The shoes are limited to 23 pairs each and estimated to sell for $3,000 to $25,000 per pair.Thirteen years after Michael Jordan’s retirement, his sneaker brand still dominates the secondhand market. To try to boost sales of LeBron James’s shoes, Nike is using a reseller.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 05:17:22 GMTKnicks center Joakim Noah, scoring over the Bulls’ Robin Lopez (8), had 12 points and 15 rebounds against his former team.Porzingis missed the game with a sore Achilles’ tendon, but the Knicks beat the Chicago Bulls to earn their second win in 11 games.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:49:50 GMTCenter Joel Embiid, shooting against the Knicks on Wednesday, leads the 76ers in points, blocks and rebounds per game.The long-suffering team is on a 4-1 streak, and Embiid is nearing an All-Star berth.