(Friday, February 15, 2019 4:40:00 PM)
CHARLOTTE – Rick Barry, the NBA Hall of Famer who is never shy about expressing his opinion, made it clear where he stands on the most important decision of the NBA summer: In short, Barry believes Kevin Durant would be a lunatic to leave the Warriors for New York.
“He has a chance to be part of…
(Friday, February 15, 2019 10:48:24 PM)
With cap space for two max contracts, the Knicks will try to land two of the six Special K’s on the free-agency market: Kevin Durant, Kawhi Leonard, Kyrie Irving, Kemba Walker, Klay Thompson and Khris Middleton. They’re all in Charlotte for All-Star Weekend, and likely to face those kinds of questions during Saturday’s media availability….
(Friday, February 15, 2019 7:10:12 PM)
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the Hall of Famer and Power Memorial graduate out of Harlem, took a jab at the Knicks in marveling at their championship drought dating to 1973. “The last [time] they won a championship, I was playing in Milwaukee,’’ Abdul-Jabbar cracked at Friday’s ceremony announcing the 2019 Hall of Fame finalists….
(Friday, February 15, 2019 3:26:13 PM)
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Dennis Smith Jr. has already had his conversation with Nate Robinson, who was a great champion with the Knicks. Slam-Dunk champion, that is. Robinson was a three-time winner. “Nate The Great” was never charged with leading the Knicks out of the wilderness of what will be six straight seasons without a playoff…
(Friday, February 15, 2019 8:10:26 AM)
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Kyrie Irving was head coach of Team USA in the Rising Stars Challenge and sounded like he took special interest in one of his charges — Knicks rookie Kevin Knox. “He told me to keep staying aggressive, keep playing hard,’’ Knox said after scoring 11 points on 5-of-9 shooting in 16 minutes…
(Friday, February 15, 2019 11:48:26 PM)
With impending free agent and possible Knicks target Kyrie Irving coaching him, Knicks rookie Kevin Knox scored 11 points Friday in the NBA Rising Stars game.
(Friday, February 15, 2019 8:23:32 PM)
The Knicks are laying out the groundwork to sign Kevin Durant this summer but Rick Barry has no idea why he would want to leave the Warriors.
(Friday, February 15, 2019 9:05:44 AM)
For as much as Duke freshman phenom Zion Williamson has wowed with his athleticism on the court, his attitude off the court is what strikes LeBron James.
(Saturday, February 16, 2019 5:01:04 AM)
The Nets’ All-Star point guard has a fan in Mikko Harvey, an award winner. They see the parallels in their crafts, sharing the tension between daring and safe.
(Saturday, February 16, 2019 5:54:46 AM)
Demps had been under a fiery spotlight since Davis requested a trade in January. His standing only grew worse in recent weeks as Davis stayed put.
(Friday, February 15, 2019 11:30:05 PM)
A divisive bill restricting the rights of lesbian, gay and bisexual people, passed in 2016, caused sports organizations to abandon North Carolina. A partial repeal brought them back.
(Friday, February 15, 2019 1:57:00 PM)
Just a little context for a dreadful season: By some measures, the Knicks have a ways to go to sink lower in the N.B.A. cellar.
(Saturday, February 16, 2019 5:44:55 AM)
Behind James, Los Angeles is embarking on the road back to N.B.A. dominance. But injury, erratic play and months of drama have a young core wondering when the fun begins.