The Knicks won’t need to set up microphones on the Garden court on Monday to pick up the fact that this is a vastly different Brooklyn team than the one the Knicks easily handled the last time the Atlantic Division rivals played. “They’re winning, so obviously they’re doing something right,â? Mike Woodson said. “They’re 10-2 under P.J.â?
There’s no denying it in Nets camp: Monday’s showdown with the Knicks is big in more than one way. Between jockeying for position in the Atlantic Division and winning one over on their cross-town rivals, the Nets aren’t hiding the extra desire they will bring to Madison Square Garden for the MLK Day matinee.
The Phoenix Suns have turned to Lindsey Hunter, a man with 17 years of experience as an N.B.A. player but none as a coach, to take over the flagging team.
The only thing stopping the Sacramento Kings from a sale and move to Seattle is approval by NBA owners.
For three Raptors fans from Toronto, a trip to Barclays Center was worth a few missed classes.
Iman Shumpert’s return from a knee injury Thursday gave the Knicks a booster shot of youth and defense.
Commissioner David Stern’s endorsement of microphones sidestepped what the Knicks are believed to have done, which was to use these ultrasensitive microphones for their own benefit.
Kenneth Faried scored the go-ahead layup in overtime, and the Denver Nuggets overcame 30-plus point games from Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook to beat Oklahoma City 121-118, snapping the Thunder’s six-game winning streak.
The Knicks’ Iman Shumpert grew his hair during his recovery from knee surgery and showed an old-school style in his return Thursday.
Rookie Andre Drummond had 16 points and seven rebounds, and the Detroit Pistons returned from Europe with a 103-88 victory over the Boston Celtics on Sunday night.
Shawn Marion had 20 points, and O.J. Mayo and Vince Carter scored 15 apiece as the Dallas Mavericks fought off a late Orlando surge and beat the Magic 111-105 on Sunday night.
The struggling Los Angeles Lakers were unable to solve their mounting problems in the National Basketball Association’s most northern outpost on Sunday as the Toronto Raptors handed them a 108-103 defeat.
I for one hope James Dolan and the Knicks continue to have microphones situated around the court today against the Nets at the Garden to pick up whatever trash-talk and other chatter might occur during the Martin Luther King Day game.
After all, the NFL for years has been placing…
Knicks vs. Nets always was more one-sided series than rivalry, the old-guard Garden team getting all the back pages and the two never enjoying enough simultaneous success to foster a real rivalry. But whether it’s moving to Brooklyn or moving up in the standings, the Nets finally have made…
Granted, this hasn’t received the universal attention as say, Earth’s end by Mayan calendar calculations, but there is a somewhat rare occurrence going on locally: The Knicks and the Nets are playing well in the same season.
For years, when the Knicks were good, the Nets stunk. When…
After sitting, working and rehabbing for nearly nine months, Iman Shumpert finally got back on the court for the Knicks in London, starting and playing nearly 15 minutes against the Pistons.
Game 2 for the Knicks’ shooting guard comes today against the Nets at the Garden, and the minutes question…