It isn’t necessarily fair, but fairness goes out the window and into the wind on the first and 15th of every month, when the checks clear. This is professional sports, and the men who populate them don’t play only for the love of the game, and so they…
Earl Smith, J.R.’s father who served as his first coach growing up in Central Jersey, gave all the credit to his son’s grand emergence this season to Mike Woodson and took a swipe at his former coach in Denver, George Karl, during a wide-ranging interview yesterday.
Calming the beast inside Boston’s TD Garden is coach Mike Woodson’s biggest challenge as the Knicks face the Celtics Friday night in Game 3 of their playoff series.
It’s the Celtics’ first home game since last Monday’s Boston Marathon bombing. The mayhem in the arena will…
Boston coach Doc Rivers has seen the exact sort of frenzied desperation his Celtics need tomorrow in Game 3 to maintain any realistic hope of staying alive in the Eastern Conference first round playoff series.
Yes, he has seen that display already in the series. The problem is, he has…
For a playoff road opener, the Knicks sure know how to pick their spots. They have to play Friday night, in Boston, in the Celtics’ first home game since the Boston Marathon bombings. Yikes.
Carmelo Anthony has replaced LeBron James as the NBA’s most scrutinized superstar and will hold that title until he wins an NBA title.
Russell Westbrook slammed his hand on the scorer’s table in anger. He had been slowing down to call a timeout when rookie Patrick Beverley came careening in to try for a steal and crashed into Westbrook’s knee.
The San Antonio Spurs kept insisting the playoffs were a new season and that their woeful finish to the regular season was not as grave as it appeared.
Behind 29 points each from Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City won at home against Houston after losing a 15-point fourth-quarter lead.
Indiana had everything covered Wednesday night.
Russell Westbrook relishes the moments when an opponent challenges him and his Oklahoma City Thunder teammates and it becomes time to respond.
The Nets, with Coach P. J. Carlesimo, have revamped their lineup and rotation throughout the season, and that strategy is continuing against the Bulls in the playoffs.
The Celtics will be playing their first home game since the Boston Marathon bombing when they face the Knicks in Game 3 on Thursday night.