The Knicks dropped a 100-98 heartbreaker to the Toronto Raptors at the Air Canada Centre on Friday thanks to a disaster of a third quarter and big contributions from Raptors Rudy Gay and Kyle Lowry down the stretch. Losers of four straight, they are just one game up on the Brooklyn Nets for the top spot in the Atlantic Division.
Rudy Gay’s big night: When the Knicks played the Raptors before the All-Star break, they held Gay to 11 points on 4-for-21 shooting.
Jarrett Jack came off the bench to score 30 points as the Golden State Warriors rallied past the road-weary San Antonio Spurs for a 107-101 overtime victory on Friday.
Maybe these new-look Golden State Warriors are winners after all.
Back on the court after days of mourning, the Los Angeles Lakers grinded out a gritty win thanks to a vintage performance from their biggest star.
The Knicks held a lead midway through the fourth period but lost their fourth straight game and fifth in their last six.
The Rockets outlasted the Nets, who were without Joe Johnson, in a game that was a sprint all the way to the end.
Josh Smith, who remained in Atlanta after being discussed in possible trade talks, came through on defense to help the Hawks stop the Sacramento Kings and DeMarcus Cousins.
With All-Stars Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant leading the way, the Oklahoma City Thunder can outscore any team in the NBA on any given night.
The Knicks need Kenyon Martin’s rebounding, defense and passion. But Martin, a veteran forward, has also been known to alienate those around him with his words.
Jeff Green scored 31 points in his first start of the season and the short-handed Boston Celtics routed the Phoenix Suns 113-88 on Friday night.
Marc Gasol had 19 points and 13 rebounds, Zach Randolph added 16 points and 14 boards, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the short-handed Orlando Magic 88-82 on Friday night for their sixth straight victory.
Former Los Angeles Lakers guard Jordan Farmar showed the benefits of his extensive NBA experience by giving Anadolu Efes Istanbul a thrilling 63-60 Euroleague win over the competition’s six-time winners CSKA Moscow on Friday.
Vince Carter capped a 22-point performance with a 3-pointer that gave Dallas the lead with 6.5 seconds left, and the Mavericks held on for their third straight victory, 104-100 over the New Orleans Hornets on Friday night.
A Seattle judge dismissed a lawsuit on Friday that sought to block plans to build a $490 million stadium south of downtown, clearing a major hurdle for an investor group aiming to bring back the city’s sorely missed basketball franchise.
Al Horford led Atlanta’s balanced scoring with 24 points and the Hawks overcame a slow start to beat the Sacramento Kings 122-108 on Friday night.
Cleveland guard Kyrie Irving provided a glimpse of the future during All-Star weekend and his subsequent performances.
James Harden and Carlos Delfino each scored 22 points, and the Houston Rockets tied their longest winning streak against any opponent by beating the Brooklyn Nets for the 13th straight time, 106-96 on Friday night.
Rudy Gay scored a season-high 32 points, DeMar DeRozan had 18 and the Toronto Raptors beat New York 100-98 on Friday night, handing the slumping Knicks their season-worst fourth straight loss.
The Washington Wizards put on one of their best offensive shows of the season Friday night, putting seven players in double figures while taking down another contending team with a 119-113 win over the Denver Nuggets.
David West scored 18 points, George Hill had 15 and the surging Indiana Pacers beat the Detroit Pistons 114-82 on Friday night.
Taj Gibson scored 17 points on 8-of-11 shooting and the Chicago Bulls beat Michael Jordan’s Charlotte Bobcats 105-75 Friday night.
With Carmelo Anthony struggling in the fourth quarter and Tyson Chandler missing a key free throw in with 21.4 seconds remaining, the Knicks losing streak reached a season-high four games as the Raptors hung on for a 100-98 victory.
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