The Knicks got off to a good start last night, but it was more important that they finished strong, and they did.
The Nets dropped their third straight game, as Marcus Thornton, with 24 points, led the host Kings to their first victory in six games.
The Clippers are searching for defensive intensity under new coach Doc Rivers. They found it for the final 24 minutes against the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Damian Lillard hit a layup with 6.5 seconds left to give the Portland Trail Blazers a 90-89 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday night.
Marcus Thornton scored a season-high 24 points after losing his starting spot to rookie Ben McLemore, and the Sacramento Kings snapped a five-game losing streak by beating the Brooklyn Nets 107-86 on Wednesday night.
Tony Wroten had his first career triple-double, James Anderson scored a career-high 36 points and Spencer Hawes made the go-ahead basket with 34 seconds left in overtime to help the 76ers beat the Rockets.
Gordon Hayward had 27 points and 10 assists and Richard Jefferson added 22 points to help the Utah Jazz claim their first victory of the season, a 111-105 win over the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday night.
Timofey Mozgov matched his career high with 23 points, and the Denver Nuggets beat the Los Angeles Lakers 111-99 on Wednesday night to win consecutive games for the first time this season.
Carmelo Anthony played 40 minutes and scored 25 points and Andrea Bargnani scored 20 points and had a season-high 11 rebounds as the Knicks beat the Hawks in Atlanta.
Tony Parker had 16 points, leading six Spurs in double figures, and San Antonio strolled to a 92-79 victory over the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night.
Rudy Gay scored 23 points in his return to Memphis and Kyle Lowry added 21 to help the Toronto Raptors beat the Grizzlies 103-87 on Wednesday night.
Carmelo Anthony continued his success against Atlanta by scoring 25 points and the New York Knicks regrouped after blowing a 17-point lead to beat the Hawks 95-91 on Wednesday night.
Al Jefferson had 22 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Charlotte Bobcats to an 89-83 victory over Boston on Wednesday night that snapped the Celtics’ four-game winning streak.
Kevin Love had 33 points, eight rebounds and six assists, Ricky Rubio added 16 points and a career-high 16 assists, and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 124-95 on Wednesday night.
Arron Afflalo scored a career-high 36 points, Nikola Vucevic added 17 points and 11 rebounds, and the Orlando Magic rallied to beat the Milwaukee Bucks 94-91 Wednesday night and snap a three-game skid.
Tony Wroten had his first career triple-double, James Anderson scored a career-high 36 points and Spencer Hawes made the go-ahead basket with 34 seconds left in overtime to help the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Houston Rockets 123-117 Wednesday night.
Jeremy Lin, whom the Knicks allowed to leave to join the Rockets two years ago, is thriving in a supporting role alongside James Harden and Dwight Howard.
ATLANTA — With less fanfare but a lot of momentum, a red-hot Jeremy Lin returns to the Garden on Thursday. The former Knick, the impetus of the "Linsanity'' craze two…
ATLANTA — After the New York Knicks backed up owner James Dolan’s guarantee by beating the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night, the team acted like the win was no big deal.“He said what he said, and we come out here to play,” said Carmelo Anthony, who led New York with 25 points despite a shot that continued to stray. “We had to win for ourselves.”The Knicks topped Atlanta 95-91 with a fourth-quarter rally, but nobody seemed to care much about comments Dolan made Sunday after the Knicks’ 31-point home loss to the San Antonio Spurs.
ATLANTA — Andrea Bargnani scored 20 points and had a season-high 11 rebounds Wednesday in his best game since becoming a Knick.He finished 8-for-15 from the field, including 2-for-4 from beyond the arc. Both long balls came in the fourth quarter, one banking off the backboard.That helped make up for another sub-standard shooting night by Carmelo Anthony, who scored 25 points on 9-for-25 shooting in the Knicks’ 95-91 win over the Atlanta Hawks.
The Knicks and Nuggets continue to explore a trade involving Iman Shumpert and Kenneth Faried but no deal is imminent due to Denver seeking additional compensation for their young power forward.
James Dolan had to come away happy with the resolve he saw from the Knicks on Wednesday night. Guaranteed. J.R. Smith was inserted into the starting lineup and scored nine of his 12 points in the first quarter, and the Knicks backed up their ticked-off owner’s bravado by pulling out a 95-91 win over the Hawks
Kenyon is still Mike’s favorite Martin. Knicks coach Mike Woodson said he had “a good talk” with Kenyon Martin after the veteran forward expressed displeasure with his platoon and minutes restriction after not getting off the bench in Sunday’s blowout loss to San Antonio.