If the Knicks continue to get three days off between games, maybe they will go 82-0. The schedule, altered when the season opener in Brooklyn was postponed due to Hurricane Sandy, has been kind to Mike Woodson’s club.
The Lakers signed Mike D’Antoni, the former Knicks coach, to a four-year head coaching contract after negotiations broke down with the former Lakers coach Phil Jackson.
The Nets’ Brook Lopez is one of the most skilled scorers at center but he is not an inside force, yet.
If Phil Jackson returns to coach the Lakers, it would not be the first time the team has turned to him as a second choice.
After beating the Magic by 39 points on the road on Friday, the Nets, out of sync and unable to hit their jump shots, still managed to beat them once more, at home on Sunday.
Wayne Ellington hit seven 3-pointers and scored 25 points, both career highs, as Memphis won at home against the defending champions.
Dwight Howard had 23 points and 18 rebounds, Kobe Bryant scored 20 and the in-transition Los Angeles Lakers continued warming up for a possible return by Phil Jackson with a 103-89 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Sunday night.
Russell Westbrook banked in a half-court shot during a rough-and-tumble 27-point outing, Kevin Durant added 26 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 106-91 on Sunday night.
Reserve Wayne Ellington had career bests with seven 3-pointers and 25 points, leading the Memphis Grizzlies over the Miami Heat 104-86 on Sunday for their fifth straight win.
With their reserve players sparking play in the final quarter, the Los Angeles Clippers pulled away from the pesky Atlanta Hawks to end a tightly contested game with a flourish and an 89-76 win on Sunday.
Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins has been suspended for two games by the National Basketball Association for confronting an announcer in a hostile manner, the league said on Sunday.
Mike Woodson has his own television show now, but no nickname for his offense like Mike D’Antoni does, or a cute nickname for himself like “The Zen Master.”
Let the Lakers bring back Phil Jackson. The Knicks have “Woody” and perhaps they also have the 2012-13 Coach of the…
Amar’e Stoudemire still can’t get on the court after left-knee surgery, but he can get out to the Rockaways and aid the Hurricane Sandy-ravaged peninsula â?? perhaps the hardest-hit community in New York City.
On Saturday, Stoudemire spent part of the day giving out food, clothing and blankets in…