Carmelo Anthony called it a ‘must-win’ and came through.
There is the notion somehow that Kristaps Porzingis, who has given Knicks fans hope again, is the sideman.
Carmelo Anthony tied a season high with 37 points and New York Knicks rallied from a 10-point, fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 112-110 on Saturday night.
Golden State, which had not lost a regular-season game since April 7 and had not lost a game that counted since June 9, dropped to 24-1 and was stopped short of the record of 33 straight wins.
The Golden State Warriors walked slowly off the Bradley Center floor, exchanging handshakes with the victorious Milwaukee Bucks on the way back to their locker room.
Golden State’s record 24-game winning streak to start the season came to an end on Saturday in a 108-95 loss to the Bucks in Milwaukee, with interim coach Luke Walton saying the Warriors “ran of gas”.
The San Antonio Spurs’ winning streak against the Atlanta Hawks is now 11 games and Mike Budenholzer is 0-6 against coaching mentor Gregg Popovich.
Otto Porter scored a career-high 28 points, John Wall had 26 points and 16 assists and the Washington Wizards ended an 11-game losing streak against the Dallas Mavericks with a 114-111 victory Saturday night.
Golden State’s record 24-game winning streak to start the season came to an end on Saturday in a 108-95 loss to the Bucks in Milwaukee.
Avery Bradley and Isaiah Thomas led the way for visiting Boston, which has now won seven of its past 10 games.
Pau Gasol had 18 points and Aaron Brooks scored 15 of his 17 in the fourth quarter as the Chicago Bulls beat the New Orleans Pelicans 98-94 on Saturday night.
Getting easy baskets in the first half, Los Angeles held off a late Nets rally after they trailed by as many as 18 points in the fourth quarter.
James Harden scored 30 points, and the Houston Rockets got an easy 126-97 win over the struggling Los Angeles Lakers on Saturday night.
Kawhi Leonard scored 22 points and the San Antonio Spurs allowed only 25 first-half points in the strongest defensive effort by any NBA team this season in beating the Atlanta Hawks 103-78 on Saturday night.
The Boston Celtics easily could have mailed it in Saturday night after losing a grueling double-overtime game to Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors the night before.
Reggie Jackson had 21 points and nine assists to lead a balanced attack as the Detroit Pistons routed the Indiana Pacers 118-96 on Saturday night.
The Los Angeles Clippers made history on Saturday with a 105-100 victory over the Brooklyn Nets, their first at Barclays Center.
Blake Griffin and J.J. Redick each scored 21 points, and the Los Angeles Clippers ended a seven-game, two-state road losing streak against the Brooklyn Nets with a 105-100 victory Saturday night.
PORTLAND, Ore. — Knicks center Robin Lopez found his offensive touch on his return to the city in which he spent the past two seasons, after getting a huge ovation during pre-game intros at Moda Center. Lopez's offensive downturn, according to coach Derek Fisher, could be blamed on his teammates not running the triangle offense…
Carmelo Anthony branded Saturday's game against the Trail Blazers "a must-win'' and, like a good leader, he showed the way. After getting his hackles up after learning about Charles Barkley's TNT dig that he needed to be "a better leader,” Anthony had a superstar night, notching 37 points on 13-of-21 shooting as the Knicks broke…