Imagine if Knicks general manager Glen Grunwald got his first choice, and Steve Nash and Jeremy Lin were running the Knicks instead of Jason Kidd and Raymond Felton.
Certainly they wouldn’t be an Eastern Conference-leading 16-5 entering tonight’s Garden showdown vs. the 9-13 Lakers. As luck would have…
J.R. Smith wouldn’t allow back spasms to force him out of the game in the second half of the Knicks’ 100-97 win in Brooklyn on Tuesday, but it is unclear if he will be able to suit up tonight vs. the Lakers.
Smith underwent 45 minutes of treatment…
If the voting for the NBA’s Most Valuable Player Award were held today, Carmelo Anthony would be a consensus selection. But that’s not reality. One quarter of a season does not make an MVP.
At this point in 2010, Amar’e Stoudemire would have gotten his share of…
Mike D’Antoni and Carmelo Anthony are back together at the Garden for the first time tonight, their public divorce last March working out magnificently for the player and not so wonderfully for the former Knicks coach.
As D’Antoni’s purple-and-gold Lakers invade the Garden, Anthony is coming off…
Mike D’Antoni’s wife, Laurel D’Antoni, who is still living in Westchester with their high-school-aged son, Michael, said she can’t understand why Knicks fans would boo the ex-coach in his Garden return tonight with the Lakers.The way she sees it, her husband stepped away at the…
Maya Moore has excelled everywhere she’s played, winning championships from college to the WNBA and Europe. Now she’s leaving her mark on the Chinese women’s basketball league.
Mo Williams’ 3-pointer at the buzzer lifted the Utah Jazz to a 99-96 victory over San Antonio on Wednesday night, snapping the Spurs’ five-game winning streak.
Open underneath the basket, Draymond Green made a layup with 0.9 seconds left to give the Golden State Warriors a 97-95 win over the Miami Heat.
Mike D’Antoni, whose Lakers have lost three straight, returns to Madison Square Garden on Thursday to face his former team, the Knicks, for a nationally televised game.
Behind Joe Johnson’s 23 points, 19 of which came in the second half, the Nets held off a late rally by the Raptors and ended a season-high five-game losing streak.
Mo Williams drained a long-range three-pointer as time expired to give the Utah Jazz a buzzer-beating 99-96 victory over the visiting San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday.
Goran Dragic made a short hook shot from the left baseline with 0.5 seconds remaining and the Phoenix Suns edged the Memphis Grizzlies 82-80 on Wednesday to snap a seven-game losing streak.
Paul Pierce scored 34 points, including a 3-pointer at the start of the second overtime to give Boston the lead for good, and the Celtics held on to beat the Dallas Mavericks 117-115 on Wednesday night.
The snow has just started to fall in the National Basketball Association’s most northern outpost and all signs are pointing to a long, bitter winter for the Toronto Raptors.
Kevin Durant scored 35 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder extended their winning streak to nine games with a 92-88 victory over the New Orleans Hornets 92-88 on Wednesday night.
Brandon Jennings scored 19 points, Monta Ellis had 17 points and 11 assists and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Sacramento Kings 98-85 on Wednesday night.
James Harden scored 31 points to lift the Houston Rockets to a 99-93 victory over the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night.
Kevin Love spent the morning backpedaling and Nikola Pekovic spent the evening plowing full steam ahead.
Chris Paul had 19 points and 10 assists as the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Charlotte Bobcats 100-94 Wednesday night for their eighth straight win.
Draymond Green made a layup with 0.9 seconds left to give the Golden State Warriors a 97-95 win over the Miami Heat on Wednesday.
Joakim Noah scored 21 points, Luol Deng added 19 points and 12 rebounds, and the Chicago Bulls won their fourth in a row on the road with a 96-89 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night.
Paul George scored 27 points, and the Indiana Pacers overcame a 16-point deficit to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 96-81 on Wednesday night.
Josh Smith and Jeff Teague scored 16 points apiece, Al Horford added 13 points and 13 rebounds, and the Atlanta Hawks held off a late charge by the Orlando Magic for an 86-80 victory Wednesday night.
Joe Johnson scored 23 points, Andray Blatche had 14 points and nine rebounds and the Brooklyn Nets beat Toronto 94-88 Wednesday night, snapping a season-high five-game losing streak.
Jerry Stackhouse, the first major professional athlete in Brooklyn to wear No. 42 since Jackie Robinson, joined the Nets in honoring his idol.
To Kobe Bryant, Carmelo Anthony is the toughest cover in the NBA. Tougher, even, than LeBron James.
“For me, yeah,” Bryant told Stephen A. Smith in an interview Wednesday.
“He’s always been a player that I enjoyed guarding the most,” Bryant said. “He was the most difficult because of his size and his speed.”
Listen to Kobe’s comments: Bryant added that Anthony’s shooting range, ability to drive to the rim and score in the post make him one of the most lethal offensive weapons in the NBA.
On Thursday, Mike D’Antoni returns to Madison Square Garden for the first time since stepping down as Knicks coach last March. The theory is that D’Antoni couldn’t co-exist with Carmelo Anthony and wanted out.