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Fri, 02 Dec 2016 18:16:42 GMTThe Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo shot over Hawks forward Paul Millsap in a game in mid-November.At 6-foot-11 but with point guard skills, Giannis Antetokounmpo has come to define a novel position — point center — for the Bucks, and is now developing a 3-point shot.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 01:00:27 GMTJeff Hornacek directing the Knicks in a game last month. Asked after Monday’s loss whether the team’s ball movement was consistent enough, he said, “That’s one thing we need to get better at.”Carmelo Anthony’s? Kristaps Porzingis’s? Derrick Rose’s? This week, there was more than the hint of the answer: Jeff Hornacek.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 02:26:51 GMTChris McCullough, far left, during a game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Clippers and, at right, during a Long Island Nets-Windy City Bulls game.Chris McCullough’s dual career with two Brooklyn teams is unusual, but a split existence is not. 45 N.B.A. players have been assigned on 103 occasions this season to D-League stints.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 18:49:47 GMTAfter 19 games, Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook is averaging 30.9 points, 11.3 assists and 10.4 rebounds a game.Westbrook, the Thunder guard, is dominating opponents this season with double-digit averages in points, rebounds and assists.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 05:41:42 GMTCarmelo Anthony, hitting the winning shot over the Timberwolves’ Andrew Wiggins on Wednesday.Anthony missed two critical shots in the final stretch before making a shot with 2.3 seconds remaining to lift the Knicks.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 04:06:43 GMTHarry Flournoy Jr. at Texas Western College, which he helped lead to a national championship with five black starting players in 1966.The 1965-66 Miners were the first team to win the national championship with five black starting players, defeating an all-white Kentucky team.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 05:04:51 GMTThunder guard Russell Westbrook, shooting in front of the Knicks’ Derrick Rose (25), finished with 27 points, 18 rebounds and 14 assists.Derrick Rose finished with 30 points, but his Oklahoma City counterpart, Russell Westbrook, had 27 in recording his eighth triple-double of the season.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 16:11:29 GMTKevin Durant, right, shooting over the Lakers’ Thomas Robinson, is averaging 27.2 points, 8.1 rebounds and 4.8 assists a game in his first season with the Warriors.In an exciting television doubleheader on Thursday night, the Rockets visit the Warriors after the Clippers visit the Cavaliers.
Sun, 27 Nov 2016 04:09:22 GMTCharlotte’s Kemba Walker drove past the Knicks’ Derrick Rose. The Hornets paid the Knicks back for a loss the night before.Charlotte avenged an overtime loss from a night earlier with a over the Knicks that halted their winning streak at three.
Sat, 26 Nov 2016 03:57:11 GMTCarmelo Anthony shooting the winning jumper against Charlotte’s Michael Kidd-Gilchrist with 3.1 seconds remaining in overtime.Anthony scored a season-high 35 points and grabbed 14 rebounds, carrying the Knicks past the Hornets in overtime at Madison Square Garden.