Only the Miami Heat will finish with a better record in the Eastern Conference than the injury-ravaged Knicks have compiled this season. Who would not have signed up for that scenario before the season began?
The Knicks can only hope that Indiana will be such pushovers in the second round. Getting the second seed in the East turned out to be the easiest thing the Knicks have done in weeks, when they outclassed the error-prone, poor-shooting Pacers Sunday at the Garden, 90-80.
The state of the Knicks’ collection of big men is such that recently signed Solomon Jones was in the starting lineup Sunday against the Pacers. But Mike Woodson seemed encouraged before the Knicks wrapped up the No. 2 seed in the Eastern Conference.
Brittney Griner, Elena Delle Donne and Skylar Diggins are expected to be the top three selections in this year’s highly touted WNBA draft. After that, it’s anybody’s guess.
Savannah Brinson is about to marry someone who’s widely considered the best basketball player in the world, which means the level of privacy she’s always craved will surely continue to erode.
An empty chair sat in front of Kobe Bryant’s locker Sunday night, and the Los Angeles Lakers realized they would have to fill it together.
A loss to the lottery-bound Toronto Raptors meant the Nets lost their chance at earning the third seed in the Eastern Conference. The Nets will enter the playoffs as the fourth seed.
Doug Collins has told the Philadelphia 76ers he will quit as head coach following this season with a year left on his contract.
Doug Collins walked off the Philadelphia court a winner for the final time in his 76ers’ coaching career.
James Harden had 29 points and nine assists, Omer Asik had 10 points and 12 rebounds and Houston cruised to a 121-100 win over Sacramento in the Rockets’ regular-season home finale Sunday night.
The Denver Nuggets are getting good at bittersweet moments.
After tearing his left Achilles’ tendon on Friday, Kobe Bryant has taken to social media to share his thoughts and promise a comeback.
With a suspense-free victory over the Pacers, the Knicks locked in the second seed in the Eastern Conference and secured a home-court advantage for the first two rounds of the playoffs.
Once thought to be lost for the season, Rasheed Wallace is ahead of schedule in his recovery from foot surgery.
Shawn Marion had 21 points on 10-of-16 shooting, Dirk Nowitzki scored 19 in becoming the 17th player in NBA history to score 25,000 points and the Dallas Mavericks beat the New Orleans Hornets 107-89 on Sunday night.
Carmelo Anthony can already taste the sweet revenge and it’s colored green.
The Knicks got the second seed and got the Celtics again in the first round of the playoffs expected to start Saturday at the Garden.
With a rugged defensive performance, 25 points from Anthony and forcing 26…
Well, it’s hard to blame them, really. There are the 17 banners hanging from the ceiling of their Garden. There’s all those playoff games stored up in the muscle memories of Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce. There’s the memory of Red Auerbach’s stogie, and the original…
Former Knicks president Donnie Walsh, back at his old haunt, said yesterday he feels they have a legit shot to knock off the Heat and believes his 2011 trade for Carmelo Anthony has been justified.
“I think they’d give them a helluva series,” said Walsh, the Pacers’ president. “Miami…
That sigh of relief you heard was the collective exhale of Madison Square Garden and all Knicks fans after Carmelo Anthony said his left shoulder is fine.
After suffering what was described as a “bruise,â? in the third quarter of the Knicks’ 90-80 victory yesterday over the Pacers at the…
The Garden chant will soon return. Rasheed Wallace surprisingly could play for the first time since mid-December tonight when the Knicks visit Charlotte, coach Mike Woodson said yesterday.
There have been so many false alarms with the 6-foot-11 Wallace, who had foot surgery in late February. If Wallace doesn…