With the playoffs nearing, Iman Shumpert is nearing his rookie-season defensive tenacity. Shumpert looked like the old defensive menace in the victories over Toronto Friday and Saturday.
Shumpert had four steals and scored eight points Saturday (2 of 4 on 3-pointers). He is starting to find a greater rhythm, though…
No coach has faced more injuries to his club than Mike Woodson â?? not surprising since some Knicks have gray beards longer than Moses’.
And now Woodson has to make one last big decision before entering the promised land of the playoffs.
With center Tyson Chandler potentially returning tomorrow in Boston…
When Carmelo Anthony was asked whether Kenyon Martin deserves to remain in the Knicks’ starting lineup, even when Tyson Chandler is healthy enough to take the court again, Melo tried to dodge the issue with a little humor.
Dwyane Wade’s only on-court contribution of the night was grabbing a microphone for LeBron James’ postgame interview. Chris Bosh was twice regaled by “Happy Birthday” singing from fans. Juwan Howard got his first minutes of the season.
Duke smothered Creighton with defense and made just enough shots to secure its 21st appearance in the Round of 16 under Mike Krzyzewski.
Behind 21 points from Brook Lopez and 20 from Deron Williams, the Nets beat the Suns for their third win in the first four games of an eight-game trip.
Deron Williams had 21 points and 11 assists, and the Brooklyn Nets held on for a 102-100 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Sunday night.
Dwyane Wade missed the Heat’s victory over the Charlotte Bobcats because of right knee soreness but could return Monday. LeBron James scored 32 points for the Heat.
Jason Kidd celebrated his 40th birthday at Madison Square Garden with thousands of his closest friends, a song by a teammate, and a victory.
Dorell Wright hit six 3-pointers and scored 22 points, Jrue Holiday added 21 and the Philadelphia 76ers snapped their longest road losing streak in over 25 years with a 117-103 win over the Sacramento Kings on Sunday night.
Mr. Williams played 10 well-traveled seasons with the National Basketball Association, but he became homeless and declared bankruptcy after his career until landing a job in his hometown.
Mike James scored a season-high 19 points, Dirk Nowitzki added 17 and the Dallas Mavericks beat the slumping Utah Jazz 113-108 Sunday night.
The return of Derrick Rose, who has been medically cleared to play, remains a mystery for the Bulls. Each day, cameras follow him and fans keep asking “when?â?
The Clippers’ victory over the Nets was a rare victory for Chris Paul over the Nets’ Deron Williams, who holds a 14-5 advantage in the career series against Paul.
James Harden sank an off-balance jumper with 4.5 seconds left to lift the Houston Rockets to a 96-95 win over the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday night.
The world’s best came out to see if Miami could do it again. Novak Djokovic, the top-ranked men’s tennis player. Wladimir Klitschko, the world heavyweight boxing king. Rory McIlroy, who sits atop the golf rankings for at least one more night.
Kevin Durant had 24 points and 10 rebounds, and Russell Westbrook scored 21 points and fueled a key third-quarter spurt that helped the Oklahoma City Thunder pull away for a 103-83 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday night.
The third-seeded Gators, who have struggled in close games all season, took a 48-27 lead at halftime, then withstood a comeback by No. 11 Minnesota.
Nate Robinson had 22 points and 10 assists and Carlos Boozer added 19 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 104-97 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday night.