The performance said a lot about the Knicks heart and character but it also said something about their late game execution. The Knicks, playing their fourth game in five nights and without an injured Carmelo Anthony for the second straight game, lost 95-94 to Oklahoma City.
The Knicks left Detroit on Wednesday night safely in the position that they want to be in â?? No. 2 in the Eastern Conference â?? if they hope to delay a showdown with Miami until the conference finals.
Euroleague has opened an investigation into reports of a fan attack on Real Madrid guard Rudy Fernandez after their match at Lithuanians Zalgiris Kaunas on Thursday.
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The Los Angeles Clippers managed to slow down the Denver Nuggets.
With Carmelo Anthony sitting out, J. R. Smith had 36 points to keep the Knicks competitive. He came up short, though, and the Thunder won.
The Kevin Durant-Carmelo Anthony duel was postponed, though J.R. Smith filled in nicely â?? for three quarters.
The Oklahoma City Thunder are still making big noise in the NBA despite dealing away James “The Beard” Harden and hope their new mix will take them even farther than last year’s trip to the Finals.
Tickets to N.B.A. games can be had for low prices, but is it worth even that to watch a team like the Wizards?
By allowing 101.7 points per 100 possession, second best in the Eastern Conference, the Bulls are contending for a top-four seed in the N.B.A. playoffs despite being without Derrick Rose.
Carmelo Anthony still has not played since sustaining a knee injury on Monday in a game against the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Nets forward Reggie Evans has accounted for nearly half of the team’s rebounds nightly when he has been on the floor. But his scoring numbers have not been so impressive.