When point guard Jose Calderon and Carmelo Anthony were taken out by coach Derek Fisher in the final minutes of the Knicks' victory over the Bucks on Sunday night, the Garden crowd gave a huge ovation to the duo. It truly seemed the cheers weren't just for the Knicks superstar, but their oft-critiqued point guard…
The Knicks were all over the place in the end of the second quarter, one athletic play after another.
The Knicks added more evidence of their progress to the pile with a 100-88 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday night.
Gordon Hayward scored 25 points and the Utah Jazz snapped a seven-game road losing streak with an 86-74 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday night.
Damian Lillard scored 31 points, including five 3-pointers in the last 3:07, and the Portland Trail Blazers rallied to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 115-110 on Sunday night.
Kristaps Porzingis leaped from one side of the rim, extended his arm as far as his 7-foot-3 frame would allow to grab the missed shot, and dunked the ball from the other side.
Danilo Gallinari scored 27 points, rookie Emmanuel Mudiay added 11 in his first game in a month and the Denver Nuggets held off Charlotte 95-92 on Sunday night, extending the Hornets’ losing streak to seven games.
Trevor Ariza scored a season-high 24 points and Corey Brewer hit the go-ahead 3-pointer in overtime to give the Houston Rockets a 107-103 win over the Indiana Pacers on Sunday night.
Kyrie Irving’s return boosted a team that already seemed likely to return to the finals.
The 76ers put up a fight. LeBron James put on a show.
Zach Randolph had 25 points and 13 rebounds, and the Memphis Grizzlies overcame a 21-point deficit in the second half to defeat the Boston Celtics 101-98 on Sunday.
Los Angeles extended the N.B.A.’s longest current victory streak as Chris Paul scored 25 points and the Clippers subdued New Orleans in overtime.
Prokhorov’s team, which went through a leadership shake-up on Sunday, can learn from its next opponent, the Spurs, and even a little bit from the Knicks.
The Tigers, whose football counterparts were preparing to play for the national championship, stunned No. 16 Louisville.
Dirk Nowitzki scored 29 points, converted a big three-point play and grabbed a key loose ball in the final seconds to lead the Dallas Mavericks over the skidding Minnesota Timberwolves 93-87 on Sunday.
The team made the moves in the midst of its worst season since it moved to Brooklyn from New Jersey. The assistant Tony Brown will be the interim coach.
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