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Tue, 24 Jan 2017 05:17:26 GMTDerrick Rose of the Knicks taking a shot between Thaddeus Young (21) and Myles Turner of the Pacers during the first half in Indianapolis. Rose finished with 20 points in the Knicks’ victory.Carmelo Anthony scored 26 points, including a go-ahead jumper during the final minute, as the Knicks beat the Pacers for an important, if ungraceful, victory.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 19:16:56 GMTThe Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo will start for the Eastern Conference All-Stars on Feb. 19 in New Orleans.The Spurs visit Toronto on Tuesday with a 34-9 record but not much buzz; Terry Rozier had Celtics fans talking with a clutch shot against Portland.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 05:01:11 GMTThe Liberty’s Kiah Stokes, who is playing for the Turkish team Besiktas during the W.N.B.A.’s off-season, was celebrating on New Year’s Eve at an Istanbul club when a gunman killed 39 people at a nightspot just down the street.During the off-season, most of those playing abroad were in Turkey, a nation where unrest and violence have fueled concerns back home.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 17:51:32 GMTJames Michael McAdoo, who arrives early and stays late, heading to the gym to stretch and digest before practice.James Michael McAdoo may be the last player on the bench for the N.B.A.’s best team, but his work ethic and attitude make him a valued member.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 02:34:56 GMTCarmelo Anthony, Coach Jeff Hornacek and Derrick Rose in a 105-104 loss to the Bucks on Jan. 4, part of the Knicks’ recent slide.The defense has been woeful for a team that has lost 13 of its last 17 games, and three strong scorers have struggled in the final minutes.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 01:51:24 GMTMichael H. Goldberg in 2015. Goldberg served as the executive director of the N.B.A.’s coaches’ union for nearly four decades.Goldberg served as general counsel for the American Basketball Association during its final years and headed the N.B.A.’s coaches’ union for almost four decades.
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 05:31:44 GMTThe Knicks’ Kristaps Porzingis being defended by the Suns’ P. J. Tucker, left, and Tyler Ulis. Porzingis scored 14 points.With time running out, Carmelo Anthony hoisted a 25-foot 3-point attempt, a shot he thought would go in. It did not, and the Knicks absorbed their 13th loss in 16 games.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 02:29:24 GMTThe N.B.A. fined the Wizards assistant coach Sidney Lowe, left, for stepping onto the court late in Thursday’s game against the Knicks.The league said a Wizards assistant coach should have been called for a technical foul for stepping onto the court during the Knicks’ final possession.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 06:13:37 GMTKnicks forward Carmelo Anthony, driving against the Wizards in the fourth quarter at Madison Square Garden, had 25 points in the second quarter and finished with 34.Anthony finished with 34 points but the Knicks were unable to tie the game on a late controversial play and have lost 12 of their past 15 games.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 03:52:59 GMTRussell Westbrook has averaged a triple-double this season, but voters for the All-Star Game awarded the two starting Western Conference frontcourt spots to Stephen Curry and James Harden.Westbrook was beaten out by Stephen Curry and James Harden in a new voting system in which he finished first among players and media but third among fans.
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.
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.
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.
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?