Carmelo Anthony’s grand entrance was accompanied by the song “I’m Coming Home,” which always seemed a little odd since Anthony, despite being born in Brooklyn, considers Baltimore his hometown.
The Knicks have lost eight of 10 and are 5 1/2 games out of the final playoff spot.Nothing about this season has followed the script that players, management and ownership envisioned back in September. Unless the Knicks can string together some wins to close the regular season, there really will only be two story lines to pay attention to from here on out: Mike Woodson’s job status and Carmelo Anthony’s free agency.Looking at Melo’s situation, could you blame him if he wanted to walk away from this team when he hits the free-agent market this summer?
NBA players insisted since last spring there would be a place in the locker room for Jason Collins.
Jason Collins did not register a single point on Sunday, but he scored a moment for basketball history as he became the first openly gay player to appear in an NBA game.
Although Jason Collins played only 10½ minutes in his first game with the Brooklyn Nets, it was a groundbreaking appearance.
Patrick Beverley sank the go-ahead 3-pointer with 34.3 seconds to play and the Houston Rockets escaped with 115-112 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Sunday night.
Jamal Crawford scored 36 points to help the Los Angeles Clippers overcome Kevin Durant’s 42 points and hand the Oklahoma City Thunder their second loss in a row at home.
Damian Lillard had 32 points and the short-handed Portland Trail Blazers rallied to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 108-97 on Sunday night.
The return of point guard Chris Paul has elevated the offense of the Clippers, but they will also have to do a solid job on defense against the Rockets.
Jason Collins, who said he was trying to focus on his job rather than on his place in history, was scoreless with two rebounds in a victory over the Lakers.
Isaiah Thomas scored 33 points, Rudy Gay had 32 and the Sacramento Kings routed the Nuggets 109-95 on Sunday night for their first win in Denver in six years.
The 35-year-old center signed a 10-day contract and took the court Sunday night against the Lakers.
Jason Collins has become the first openly gay player to see action in an NBA game.
With Jason Collins agreeing to a 10-day contract with the Nets it is worth looking into what the contracts mean and how they work.
History? Pressure? Jason Collins would have none of it after becoming the NBA’s first openly gay player.
No matter how few minutes he gets, count on the Nets’ Jason Collins to embrace his role as the first openly gay and active athlete in one of the four major American professional sports leagues.
Kyle Lowry scored 28 points, DeMar DeRozan had 24 and the Toronto Raptors beat Orlando 105-90 Sunday night, handing the Magic their 15th straight road loss.
John Wall scored 21 points, Bradley Beal had 17 and the Washington Wizards beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 96-83 on Sunday night.
LeBron James watched from the bench in a stylish gray suit, and with the game deadlocked at halftime, he took off his necktie.