While the Los Angeles Lakers retired Shaquille O’Neal’s jersey at halftime, Kobe Bryant stayed in the locker room.
Miami lost three of four regular-season games to the Knicks, but feel confident they could make the necessary adjustments if they saw them again this year.
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban says he would consider drafting Baylor All-American Brittney Griner.
Carmelo Anthony’s stunning 50-point performance led the New York Knicks to a 102-90 win over defending NBA champions Miami on Tuesday, extending their winning streak to nine games.
Carmelo Anthony scored a career high 50 points against the Heat, who played a second consecutive game without LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Mario Chalmers.
Carmelo Anthony released his final shot of the night then skipped backward, already knowing the outcome.
When Shaquille O’Neal visited the Forum during the summer he joined the Los Angeles Lakers, Jerry West encouraged him to look up at the retired jerseys hanging above the court.
John Wall had 27 points, nine assists and eight rebounds, Emeka Okafor scored the go-ahead dunk in the final minute and the Washington Wizards won their eighth straight home game Tuesday night, beating the temperamental Chicago Bulls 90-86.
Carmelo Anthony was at times toying with the Miami Heat, an undermanned team that ultimately proved it had no defense against the Knicks All Star forward. No, Anthony seemed to be capable of scoring any time he so desired.
If there’s one thing we’ve learned from watching LeBron James since he entered the NBA, it’s that nothing stops this guy. He’s the irresistible force and the immovable object, all rolled into one. At the Garden last month, he collided with J.R. Smith after slamming down a dunk, hit the court hard and practically everyone in the place thought he had done something to his right knee.
The final step in Iman Shumpert’s recovery from knee surgery was returning to the scene where it all went horribly wrong. When the Knicks faced the Miami Heat at American Airlines Arena Tuesday night, it marked the first time Shumpert was on the court here since last April 28.