The blizzard that crippled air traffic in the Northeast on Friday forced the Knicks to spend another night in Minnesota.
The difference in Friday night’s 100-94 Knicks victory in Minneapolis is that one team has a superstar and the other doesn’t. Carmelo Anthony scored 12 of his 36 points in the final nine minutes as the Knicks overcame an 11-point fourth-quarter deficit.
After dealing with foul trouble most of the night, Carlos Boozer got mad.
Kobe Bryant barely shot the ball in the first half Friday night against the Charlotte Bobcats.
The Knicks were slow in defending pick-and-rolls and trailed Minnesota by 11 in the fourth quarter, but Carmelo Anthony led a 24-7 closing run.
A few moments after getting hit in the face, LeBron James was shaken up to the point where he didn’t even bother contesting a jump ball.
The Detroit Pistons rookie Andre Drummond is expected to miss four to six weeks because of a stress fracture in his back.
LeBron James equalled a franchise record with his fourth straight 30-point game as the Miami Heat routed the Los Angeles Clippers 111-89 on Friday.
The turbocharged John Wall led the suddenly surging Wizards to their third straight win. They outscored the Nets, 30-11, in the second quarter.
Gregg Popovich was explaining before the game how his San Antonio Spurs had managed to win 11 in a row despite injuries to Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili.
Even though Kobe Bryant and the Lakers were able to escape with a 100-93 win Friday night over the Charlotte Bobcats, the Los Angeles star was left feeling “irritated” after the game.
Marc Gasol scored six of his 20 points down the stretch to help the Memphis Grizzlies defeat the Golden State Warriors 99-93 on Friday night.
James Harden had 35 points and 11 assists, Chandler Parsons scored 20 and the Houston Rockets beat the Portland Trail Blazers 118-103 on Friday night.
Carmelo Anthony had 36 points and nine rebounds, scoring 12 points down the stretch to rally the New York Knicks to a 100-94 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night.
Kevin Durant scored 21 points, Thabo Sefolosha had a season-high 18 and the Oklahoma City Thunder rode a gigantic third-quarter run to a 127-96 victory Friday night over the Phoenix Suns.
Rudy Gay scored 17 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter and overtime Friday night, rallying the Toronto Raptors to a 100-98 victory over the weary Indiana Pacers.
Kyrie Irving scored 24 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated Orlando 119-108 on Friday night, sending the Magic to their 12th straight loss.
Greivis Vasquez had his first career triple-double and Eric Gordon scored 27 points, leading New Orleans to a 111-100 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Friday night and a rare winning streak for the last-place Hornets.
The Washington Wizards held the Nets without a field goal for nearly nine minutes in the first half, survived a second-half slump and held on for the win.
A proposed trade with Charlotte could bring Ben Gordon to Brooklyn, easing the Nets’ frontcourt logjam.
The Lakers’ visit to Barclays Center gave young Eric Sawnders-McGuire a chance to see his favorite player, Kobe Bryant.
After visiting the Timberwolves on Friday, the Knicks are scheduled to play the Clippers on Sunday at Madison Square Garden. But weather and travel problems could intervene.
Led by James Harden and Jeremy Lin, the Houston Rockets have become one of the N.B.A.’s most exciting teams, scoring more than 100 points in seven consecutive games.