ATLANTA — How bad? This bad: The Knicks won't even get you out of February, and that's almost impossible to believe given the level of expectations attached to this team,…
In the final minute, Stephen Curry fired a wild 3-point attempt that sailed high, banked off the glass and broke the Nets’ hearts.
Jermaine O’Neal had season highs of 23 points and 13 rebounds, Stephen Curry banked in a big 3-pointer in the final minute to finish with 17 points, and the Golden State Warriors held off the Brooklyn Nets 93-86 on Saturday night for their third straight victory since the All-Star break.
Rudy Gay scored eight of his 22 points over the final six minutes, Isaiah Thomas added 21 points and matched his career high with 12 assists, and the Sacramento Kings beat the Boston Celtics 105-98 on Saturday night.
The Knicks, already without three injured players, fell to the Hawks after moving to part ways with two others, Beno Udrih and Metta World Peace.
Kevin Love had 37 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists for his first career triple-double to help the Minnesota Timberwolves cruise past the Utah Jazz 121-104 Saturday night.
Paul George scored 32 points and David West tied a season high with 30, helping the Indiana Pacers hang on to beat the Milwaukee Bucks 110-100 on Saturday night.
The New York Knicks are preparing to buy out the contracts of veterans Metta World Peace and Beno Udrih.
The Bobcats used an 18-3 run in the fourth quarter to break open a tight game and snap Memphis’s four-game win streak.
Mike Scott scored a career-high 30 points, Jeff Teague added 28 and the Atlanta Hawks snapped an eight-game losing streak with a 107-98 victory over the New York Knicks on Saturday night.
Dirk Nowitzki scored 24 points, Vince Carter added 18 and the Dallas Mavericks held off the Detroit Pistons for a 113-102 victory Saturday night.
Nene made the go-ahead dunk with 0.9 seconds left and matched a season high with 30 points to propel the Washington Wizards past the New Orleans Pelicans, 94-93 on Saturday night.
The Heat’s LeBron James planned to be fitted for a mask to protect his broken nose, saying his availability Sunday against the Chicago Bulls would be a game-time decision.
Kemba Walker scored 31 points and the Charlotte Bobcats won for the fourth time in five nights, defeating the Memphis Grizzlies 92-89 Saturday night.
The historic rivalry between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Boston Celtics appeared the same, the green uniforms of the visiting team perfectly complementing the home side’s purple-and-gold.
The long-rumored divorce featuring Metta World Peace, Beno Udrih and the Knicks is close to being finalized, with the club agreeing to negotiate buyouts with the two seldom-used veterans after just 55 games.
This was not the way Carmelo Anthony expected to be celebrating the third anniversary of his celebrated trade to New York — frustrated, angry and wondering if the Knicks can somehow salvage their season.
ATLANTA — As word spread Saturday that the Knicks had been in discussion to negotiate buyouts with Metta World Peace and Beno Udrih, some of their soon-to-be former teammates were a mixture of surprised and resigned to the business side of life in the NBA.Before the Knicks lost 107-98 in Atlanta, New York head coach Mike Woodson confirmed what several NBA sources suggested: that the team seeks to part ways with the rarely-used veterans. They were not with the team in Atlanta.
ATLANTA — The method may change a little each time, but it’s gotten to where the Knicks are feeling like they’re stuck on Groundhog Day given the frequency with which they’re blowing leads.Saturday in Atlanta, a 17-point third quarter lead vanished quickly in a 107-98 loss. This one turned in a few blinks of the eye, and with six straight 3-pointers by the Hawks over the end of the quarter third and beginning of the fourth.That was part of a 20-2 run where Atlanta scored on seven straight possessions.
The Knicks added another game to the list of candidates for their worst loss of the season.