TORONTO — The Knicks are plotting an entrance strategy for 6-foot-10 big man Jeremy Tyler, hoping he can give them a youthful spark. Knicks brass has seriously discussed re-signing Tyler…
Blake Griffin’s dramatic improvement with his free throw shooting has added an important dynamic to the Los Angeles Clippers’ offense — particularly in the fourth quarter, when teams used to intentionally send him to the line because he missed more often than not.
An ailing LeBron James sat out Miami’s win over the Portland Trail Blazers on Saturday night, the first game the Heat star has missed this season.
Chris Bosh made his case: He wanted to go for the win.
Paul Millsap knows the Atlanta Hawks won’t have an easy time replacing Al Horford.
Miles Plumlee scored a career-high 22 points to go with 13 rebounds, and the Phoenix Suns bounced back from their worst loss of the season to beat the Philadelphia 76ers 115-101 Saturday night.
Kevin Love had 33 points and 15 rebounds for his sixth straight double-double, and the Minnesota Timberwolves climbed back to .500 by routing the Milwaukee Bucks 117-95 on Saturday night.
After a tight first half with eight lead changes, the Nets crept to a disappointing finish against the Indiana Pacers.
Zach Randolph scored 20 points and the Memphis Grizzlies got 62 points from their bench in a 120-99 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Saturday night.
The Cavaliers indefinitely suspended Andrew Bynum, their enigmatic center, on Saturday for “conduct detrimental to the team.”
Dwight Howard had 24 points and 17 rebounds, and James Harden scored 11 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter in the Houston Rockets’ 107-98 comeback victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday night.
Monta Ellis had 22 points and the Dallas Mavericks took control early in coasting to a 105-83 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Saturday night.
A late comeback fell short in a loss to the Raptors, giving the Knicks their second loss to Toronto in two nights. Former Raptor Andrea Bargnani’s contributions were limited.
Paul Millsap scored a season-high 31 points, Lou Williams scored 10 of his season-best 28 points in overtime and the Atlanta Hawks rallied to beat the Charlotte Bobcats 118-116 on Saturday night.
Paul George scored 24 points and Lance Stephenson added 23 to lead the Indiana Pacers to a 105-91 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday night.
Kyle Lowry had a season-best 32 points and 11 assists, Terrence Ross made a career-high seven 3-pointers and the Toronto Raptors beat New York for the second straight night, topping the short-handed Knicks 115-100 on Saturday.
John Wall had 20 points and 11 assists, Marcin Gortat added 16 points, and the Washington Wizards routed the Detroit Pistons 106-82 on Saturday night.
Brandon Bass couldn’t hide his smile after his timely blocked shot for the Boston Celtics.
Carmelo Anthony did not accompany the Knicks north of the border, but Mike Woodson is hopeful his hobbled All-Star will be back in time for the three-game swing through Texas beginning Thursday in San Antonio.
Manager Ralph Houk was cleaning out his office at Yankee Stadium. The ash trays he emptied weren’t from victory cigars. It was September of 1966 and he hadn’t been through a year like it since he survived the Battle of the Bulge with just a bullet to the calf.
Mike Woodson has leaned for weeks on the notions that the Knicks have not been playing with a “full deck” and that no team is “running away” with the shoddy Atlantic Division.
The Knicks ended their 2013 schedule in a fitting way, with a maddening, head-shaking performance featuring no continuity on offense, little effort on defense and a mostly half-hearted display of basketball.