As Jeremy Lin continued to rest his sore left knee, Carmelo Anthony hurt his groin in the fourth quarter of the Knicks’ loss to Atlanta on Friday night.
In a return to Minnesota, 35-year-old Kevin Garnett outmuscled the rising star Kevin Love, who has assumed the place he once held there as the face of the franchise.
Dwyane Wade led the Miami Heat to a 113-101 win over the Toronto Raptors on Friday but admitted he played with a “heavy heart” after learning his adult nephew had been among those injured in a Chicago shooting spree.
Chris Paul made a driving layup with 5 seconds to go, lifting the Los Angeles Clippers over the Portland Trail Blazers 98-97 on Friday night as they tied their season high with their fourth straight victory.
Gerald Green tied the score with a thundering one-handed dunk from the baseline and added a go-ahead basket moments later, and the New Jersey Nets rallied from 19 points down in the second half to beat the Golden State Warriors 102-100 on Friday night.
DeMarcus Cousins scored 27 points, including the winning free throw with 3.8 seconds left, and the Sacramento Kings ended a four-game losing streak with a 104-103 victory Friday night over the Utah Jazz.
Dwyane Wade led the Miami Heat to a 113-101 win over the Toronto Raptors on Friday but admitted played with a “heavy heart” after learning his adult nephew had been among those injured in Chicago shooting spree.
Dirk Nowitzki banked in a 15-foot jumper with 5.9 seconds left and scored a game-high 28 points to lead the Dallas Mavericks to a 100-98 victory over the Orlando Magic on Friday night.
Goran Dragic scored a season-high 25 points and Courtney Lee added 17 as the Houston Rockets beat the Memphis Grizzlies 98-89 on Friday night.
Luol Deng scored 20 points, Joakim Noah added 19 points and 12 rebounds, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Detroit Pistons 83-71 on Friday night.
The Old Wolf showed the Young Pup who still runs things in Minnesota.
Joe Johnson scored 28 points and Willie Green carried the Hawks in the fourth quarter, leading Atlanta to a 100-90 victory over the Mike Woodson and the New York Knicks on Friday night.
Brandon Jennings scored 28 points and the Milwaukee Bucks routed Cleveland 121-84 Friday night, beating the Cavaliers for the sixth straight time.
Arron Afflalo scored 12 of his team-high 19 points in the second half and added 11 rebounds as the Denver Nuggets held off the Charlotte Bobcats 99-88 on Friday night.
Because of his injuries, point guard Baron Davis may no longer be a go-to guy, but the Knicks don’t need him to be.
Dwyane Wade was determined to put in a strong performance for a stricken family member.
Cartier Martin tied a career high with 20 points in his second game under a 10-day contract, and the Washington Wizards built a big lead and held on to it for a change, breaking a five-game losing streak Friday night with a 97-76 win over the Philadelphia 76ers.
The heavily favored U.S. women’s basketball team will have no shortage of talent and experience when they seek a fifth consecutive gold medal at the London Olympic later this year.
ATLANTA — Mike Woodson’s defensive juggernaut got cooled off in Hotlanta and the Knicks’ playoff position no longer looks as comfy.
Woodson suffered a bunch of regular-season losses in this building as the Hawks coach, but Friday night was as painful as any as Atlanta whipped the battered Knicks…
ATLANTA â?? The mystery behind the severity of Jeremy Lin’s left knee increased dramatically yesterday as Knicks interim head coach Mike Woodson said he’s unsure when â?? and “if” â?? the point guard will return.
Lin missed his third straight game last night in a 100-90 loss to the Hawks and…
ATLANTA — Knicks rookie center Josh Harrellson, a member of Kentucky’s Final Four team last season, said he believes John Calipari has a great chance to win his first NCAA championship Monday, but is less certain on whether Calipari’s sideline theatrics will play well if he decides to…
The mystery surrounding Jeremy Lin’s sore left knee took an unexpected turn on Friday when head coach Mike Woodson said he didn’t know “whenâ? or “ifâ? both Lin and Amar’e Stoudemire would play again this season.
It wasn’t the homecoming Mike Woodson anticipated and it certainly wasn’t the ending anyone, especially Carmelo Anthony, expected. With a couple of All Stars, Anthony and Joe Johnson, on the floor, the player that dominated the fourth quarter was Willie Green, a journeyman guard who has a knack for playing well against the Knicks.
Mike Woodson saw too much of Willie Green in the fourth quarter and not enough of the kind of tenacious defense that the Knicks had been playing since he took over for Mike D’Antoni.
The Atlanta Hawks held off the Knicks, 100-90, on Friday at Philips Arena. It was just their second loss in 10 games since Woodson became interim coach.