Hearing that the Garden chairman James Dolan has guaranteed a Knicks’ victory Wednesday in Atlanta, Carmelo Anthony knows that the pressure is on and he’s going to try to deliver for the man who signs his paychecks.
Damian Lillard scored 25 points, making five 3-pointers, and the Portland Trail Blazers held off the Detroit Pistons 109-103 on Monday night.
Blake Griffin had 25 points and 10 rebounds, Chris Paul added 21 points and the Los Angeles Clippers held off the Minnesota Timberwolves 109-107 on Monday night after Kevin Love missed a tip-in at the buzzer.
Jeremy Lin score 31 points off the bench, and Dwight Howard had a double-double to help the Rockets end a two-game losing streak and win over the Raptors.
Andre Miller scored nine of his season-high 15 points in the fourth quarter and the Denver Nuggets defeated the winless Utah Jazz 100-81 on Monday night.
The Chicago Bulls were in the process of pulling away from the Cleveland Cavaliers when the game was robbed of any real significance.
Jeremy Lin scored 31 points off the bench, Dwight Howard had 18 points and 24 rebounds, and the Houston Rockets beat the Toronto Raptors 110-104 in double-overtime to snap a two-game losing streak.
Before an upcoming three-game trip, the Nets held an open practice at Fort Hamilton in Brooklyn, and learned some history about the borough they now call home.
Eight straight wins isn’t enough for the perfect Pacers.
Avery Bradley scored 24 points as the Boston Celtics beat the Orlando Magic for the second time in four days, 120-105 on Monday night.
Al Horford scored 24 points and the Atlanta Hawks defeated Charlotte 103-94 to hand Bobcats coach Steve Clifford a loss in his first game back since undergoing a heart procedure.
With members of the front office watching, the Knicks held a tough practice a day after a 31-point loss to the Spurs that dropped them to 2-4.
Danny Green scored 18 points, Tony Parker had 14 and the San Antonio Spurs rolled to an easy 109-85 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night.
Bobcats coach Steve Clifford returned to the court Monday night, three days after having two stents placed in his heart.