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Thu, 30 Mar 2017 02:35:30 GMTJoakim Noah signed a four-year, $72 million contract with the Knicks in the off-season, but he played in only 46 games.Hours before a loss knocked the Knicks from postseason contention, Noah was cleared medically to play, triggering the beginning of his suspension for taking a performance-enhancing substance.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:49:01 GMTSteve Kerr this season. He improved a Warriors team that underachieved under Mark Jackson.The Warriors’ coach reached the milestone in 238 games, 32 games fewer than Phil Jackson did with the Chicago Bulls.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 22:34:13 GMTThe Knicks’ Joakim Noah watching from the bench during a game against the Houston Rockets in November.Noah, a Knicks center, received a 20-game penalty for taking a banned performance-enhancing drug. But knee surgery made it unclear when he can return to serve it.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:10:50 GMTCleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James, right, goes to the basket against San Antonio Spurs guard Jonathon Simmons in Monday night’s game in San Antonio.Cleveland is 6-9 in March, but Coach Tyronn Lue has insisted that the team has a plan to fix its defense and rebounding when the playoffs come around.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 07:27:04 GMTThe North Carolina Tar Heels after winning their region in the N.C.A.A. men’s tournament on Sunday in Memphis. Coach Roy Williams, left, has been outspoken in opposing the state law known as House Bill 2.The law, which curbed protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, had led sports organizations such as the N.C.A.A. to cancel events in the state.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 04:58:24 GMTStephen Curry driving to the basket during the Golden State Warriors’ comeback win on Wednesday.Stephen Curry had 29 points as Golden State earned its first win over San Antonio this season.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 03:20:14 GMTLeBron James after taking an elbow to his back during the Cavaliers’ loss at San Antonio on Monday.James left the game after being elbowed in the back in the third quarter, and the Cavaliers slipped behind the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 03:37:56 GMTKnicks Coach Jeff Hornacek with, from left, Willy Hernangomez, Courtney Lee and Derrick Rose during Monday’s game against the Detroit Pistons at Madison Square Garden.An 0-4 trip in which Carmelo Anthony didn’t play the final two games extinguished their faint playoff hopes. The long-term view is the team’s only concern.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 18:07:45 GMTThe Cavaliers lead the Eastern Conference behind the play of forward LeBron James, above, but they lost two of three games last week.Cleveland is at San Antonio on Monday, Golden State is at Houston on Tuesday and Golden State is at San Antonio on Wednesday.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 18:24:27 GMTThe Knicks’ Joakim Noah, left, who has been out with a knee injury, was suspended for 20 games for violating the N.B.A.’s antidrug policy.Noah, who has been sidelined with a knee injury, was suspended for 20 games, starting with the first game he is physically able to play.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 02:58:31 GMTTHE Phoenix Suns’ Devin Booker driving to the basket against Boston Celtics’ Jaylen Brown during the first quarter.The 20-year-old Booker, whose previous career best was 39, became the sixth player in N.B.A. history to reach that total.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 05:12:03 GMTPortland’s Meyers Leonard celebrated hitting a 3-pointer against the Knicks in the first half.Ron Baker, Mindaugas Kuzminskas and Willy Hernangomez started for the Knicks, who played without Carmelo Anthony and Derrick Rose.