The Trail Blazers took an early 22-point lead and responded to every run from the Knicks, who were led by Carmelo Anthony’s 34 points and 15 rebounds.
LaMarcus Aldridge believes the key to the Trail Blazers’ early success this season is chemistry.
Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers finalized a two-year contract extension that all but ensures he will end his career with the team.
Trey Burke made a key 3-pointer to help the Utah Jazz outlast Chicago 89-83 in overtime Monday night — the Bulls’ first game since learning Derrick Rose would again be lost for the season.
Ty Lawson had 19 points after a quiet start, Nate Robinson scored 11 straight for Denver in the fourth quarter and the Nuggets beat Dallas 110-96 Monday night, their second win over the Mavericks in three days.
LeBron James was even more efficient than usual, which says plenty. Dwayne Wade attacked early, distributed late and capped his night with a pair of cartwheels.
Manu Ginobili had 16 points to lead seven players in double figures and the San Antonio Spurs beat the New Orleans Pelicans 112-93 on Monday night for their 11th straight victory.
Derrick Williams has been the subject of trade rumors practically since the Minnesota Timberwolves drafted him with the second overall pick in 2011.
The Pacers aren’t letting anybody keep up with the Georges.
Chandler Parsons scored 17 points, Omri Casspi added 16 and the Houston Rockets overcame a double-digit deficit to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 93-86 on Monday night.
Brandon Jennings made four consecutive 3-pointers in the first quarter against his former team, and the Detroit Pistons overwhelmed Milwaukee with a dazzling first half in a 113-94 victory over the Bucks on Monday night.
Jordan Crawford had 21 points, reserve Gerald Wallace added a season-high 17 points and the Boston Celtics beat the Charlotte Bobcats 96-86 Monday night for their second straight victory.
Derrick Rose’s comeback turned out to be a cameo, and the Chicago Bulls’ worst nightmare became a reality again.
Playing point guard in the N.B.A. is a physically demanding job, and Damian Lillard knew he needed ways to preserve his career.
After missing all of the 2012-13 season while he recovered from an injury to his left knee, Rose now finds his 2013-14 season over after just 10 games.
Monday’s loss to Portland left the Knicks with plenty of questions about the team’s present — and it’s future. One of the most pressing is this: What’s up with Iman Shumpert?Shumpert struggled mightily on Monday, going scoreless in 23 minutes. He went 0-for-3 from the field, had two turnovers and a steal. The Knicks were outscored by 22 when Shumpert was on the floor. In the seven games prior to Monday, Shumpert was shooting just 36 percent from the field.
The New York Knicks look like a team that’s tanking. Problem is, they don’t have a pick in next year’s draft. So they can’t use that as an excuse. They lost 102-91 to the Blazers on Monday, their sixth straight defeat. They haven’t loss six straight since March 2012, when Mike D’Antoni was coaching the team. They have dropped seven of their past eight games and are just 3-10, tied with the Brooklyn Nets for last place in the Atlantic Division.
PORTLAND — Mike Woodson's first win as Knicks interim head coach was a blowout over the Blazers on March 14th, 2012. Woodson hasn't beaten them since. Woodson lost his third…
PORTLAND, Ore. — Carmelo Anthony admitted the losing is wearing on him, and you could see the frustration and despair in his teammates. You could hear it in their words, too.
PORTLAND, Ore. — The losing hasn't affected Mike Woodson's sense of humor. At least he seemed to be joking.
The frustration and anger surfaced early in the evening when Amar’e Stoudemire, watching a replay of the Trail Blazers recent win at Golden State, admonished a locker room attendant for turning on the Monday Night Football game. “We don’t need that,” Stoudemire said. “We’ve lost five straight.”