The Houston Rockets know the odds are stacked against them in their playoff series with the Oklahoma City Thunder.
The recommendation has been made, the vote is set and the Sacramento Kings seem all but assured of staying in California’s capital city.
The Atlanta Hawks like this new lineup. Now they’ve got to show it can win on the road.
The Nets were not ready for it to be over. Not the series. Certainly not their first season in Brooklyn.
Jason Collins came out, got widely congratulated for his courage, and the games went on.
The Houston Rockets finally found a way to close out a game in their playoff series with the Oklahoma City Thunder.
On the brink of elimination, the Nets fought back and battered the Bulls on the boards to force a Game 6.
The Bulls’ Nate Robinson had 20 points and 8 assists, but he did not display the electrifying form that he showed in Game 4. Robinson called his effort “not good enough.â?
Here they stay, for now.
Josh Smith scored 29 points as the Atlanta Hawks built a 17-point lead at halftime, then withstood an Indiana comeback over the final two quarters to even the series with a 102-91 victory in Game 4 on Monday night.
With a billionaire owner and a dazzling new stadium in New York City’s most populated borough, the Brooklyn Nets are not everyone’s idea of an underdog.
In Game 5, a must-win, the Nets found a way to outlast the Bulls, sending the series back to Chicago for Game 6 on Thursday.
The N.B.A.’s relocation committee recommended that the owners deny a request to move the Sacramento Kings to Seattle, a decision that will probably settle a bidding war.
Heading to his locker to get dressed, Josh Smith griped a bit when told he would have to go to the podium for the second game in a row.
Trey Burke of Michigan does not have the size of Michael Carter-Williams or Marcus Smart, but his quickness may help him make a mark in the N.B.A.
Flourishing instead of fading in the fourth quarter, the Nets extended their first season in Brooklyn.
The N.B.A., long known for its inclusion, predicts it will be business-as-usual next season after Jason Collins’s announcement that he is gay. That is, if Collins is a part of next season.
By revealing his orientation, Jason Collins became the first openly gay male athlete playing in a major team sport.
Reaction to the N.B.A. player Jason Collins’s announcement that he is gay was overwhelmingly positive on Monday.
After San Antonio swept them, the Lakers begin their off-season not knowing who will return next season. The biggest question remains the future of Dwight Howard.
Center Johan Petro rushed back to Atlanta to start for the Hawks in Game 4 of the playoffs against the Indiana Pacers after witnessing the birth of his first child.
Jason Collins received an outpouring of support and admiration from the sporting world and many other influential voices on Monday after announcing he was gay.
It says something, nearly all of it good, that on the day a male athlete in one of the major American pro sports came out as gay, the reaction from the NBA, fellow ballplayers and fans was almost uniformly positive.
Jason Collins’ announcement on Monday that he is gay was met with public support from around the NBA.
But ex-Knick Larry Johnson took a dissenting tone on Twitter.
Johnson tweeted that does not know Collins and that he “seems like a great guy” but added that he’d be “uncomfortable” having “gay men” in the locker room.
Collins announced that he’s gay in a story for Sports Illustrated on Monday, becoming the first active player in a major American team sport to do so.
Sunday was quite a way for Iman Shumpert to celebrate the one-year anniversary of tearing his ACL.
The Georgia Tech product has been looking a lot like his rookie self, a menacing defender and rebounder, armed with a dangerous 3-point shot. He’s also putting the ball on the floor…
No sweep. No problem.
The Knicks get J.R. Smith back tomorrow for Game 5 at the Garden and the Knicks believe they will close out the Celtics in five games and give James Dolan’s franchise its first playoff series win since 2000.
“We have to be confident going…
BOSTON â?? As they hit the floor against the Knicks for their first Game 7 which was disguised as Game 4, the Celtics came out with the starting lineup that began the series, a unit featuring Brandon Bass back in the first five, aligned defensively against Carmelo Anthony, while Jason Terry…
J.R. Smith’s tweet following Game 1 against Boston 10 days ago said, “#Happy4/20.â? April 20 is the unofficial holiday for pot-smokers. As father of a high-school junior and a college freshman, I prefer my kids don’t get that sort of encouragement from the winner of the…
Jimmy Wergeles, the Knicks’ first and longtime public relations boss, MSG Network’s first p.r. director and a Navy veteran of the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, died, Friday, at 90.
Wergeles began with the Knicks on day one, in 1946, and retired from the Garden in 1985. He…
Those in favor of extended dramas can only pray this Knicks-Celtics series continues past Wednesday night. Once so close to Sweep City, there finally is some intrigue. The matchup is revealing stuff we did not know.