The Nets entered the Garden Wednesday night with a chance to not only deal their crosstown rivals' playoff hopes a serious blow, but to remain in the race for both…
Maybe this how it's going to work out for the Knicks. Maybe this is the way they'll secure the eighth spot in the Eastern Conference and qualify for the postseason….
Knicks point guard Raymond Felton took a nasty fall on a rebound try 7:56 left in the third quarter Wednesday. He landed on his elbow and it looked painful. "Honestly,…
The dream no longer seems completely unrealistic. The Knicks continue to nudge closer to improbably joining the Nets in the playoffs later this month, ripping apart their local rivals to multiple chants of “Brooklyn (stinks)” in front of new boss Phil Jackson, 110-81, on Wednesday night at the Garden.
Typically even-keeled Joe Johnson picked up a technical for just the 14th time in his 13 seasons on Wednesday night. His offense was arguing a call, but, clearly he had a point.
The Knicks will waltz — and we mean, waltz — into the playoffs if they keep playing this way and run into teams like the Nets. They won’t even need the help of the Hawks, whether they’re tanking or not.
The San Antonio Spurs continue to win big and to rest players, and the limited minutes are starting to show in the revival of Tim Duncan’s game.
Darren Collison and Blake Griffin scored 23 points apiece and the Los Angeles Clippers rallied from a 17-point third-quarter deficit to beat the Phoenix Suns 112-108 Wednesday night.
Rudy Gay scored nine of his 31 points in the fourth quarter, Ray McCallum had 27 points and the Sacramento Kings beat the Los Angeles Lakers 107-102 on Wednesday night.
Kenneth Faried scored a career-high 34 points and added 13 rebounds to lead the Denver Nuggets to a 137-107 win over the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday night.
Tuesday’s loss to the Nets raised questions about the Houston Rockets’ preparedness to make a deep run in the N.B.A. playoffs.
The Washington Wizards reached the playoffs for the first time since 2008, clinching an Eastern Conference berth Wednesday night with a 118-92 win over the visiting Boston Celtics.
The New York Knicks routed city rivals Brooklyn 110-81 to move a step closer to a postseason berth on Wednesday, a day after the Nets had celebrated clinching a playoff berth of their own.
New York’s once faint, nearly unrealistic playoff hopes have become a real possibility. The Knicks intend to seize the opportunity and run with it.
Kevin McHale was talking about the challenges of re-engineering an offense missing three starters, but he might as well have summed up the state of the struggling Houston Rockets.
John Wall was waving his towel as time expired. He joined his teammates at center court and did a little dance in the middle of a celebratory huddle. He gave Bradley Beal a bear hug from behind and also hugged and thanked coach Randy Wittman.
The Chicago Bulls strengthened their hold on home-court advantage in the playoffs, and made it a little tougher for the Atlanta Hawks to extend their season.
The Nets were clearly exasperated by the referees as Jason Kidd and Joe Johnson were charged with technical fouls and Paul Pierce was charged with a flagrant foul.
J. R. Smith scored 24 points to lead the Knicks, who moved past the Hawks by percentage points, and Carmelo Anthony collected 23 points and 10 rebounds.
Kevin Love had 24 points, 16 rebounds and 10 assists for his third career triple-double and the Minnesota Timberwolves dealt the Memphis Grizzlies a loss they could ill afford in a 102-88 victory on Wednesday night.
Dion Waiters scored 26 points, Spencer Hawes and Tristan Thompson had 20 each, and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Orlando Magic 119-98 on Wednesday night.
Paul George had 27 points and 13 rebounds, David West scored 15 points and the Indiana Pacers snapped a three-game skid with a 101-94 win over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night.
LeBron James is dealing with a few aches and pains, which obviously is not the best news for the Miami Heat with two weeks left in the regular season.
Al Jefferson had 25 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Charlotte Bobcats to a 123-93 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night.
NBA referee Dick Bavetta worked his 2,633rd consecutive game assignment Wednesday, an ironman streak even longer than the one compiled by baseball Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr.