Knicks coach Derek Fisher said because his club is coming off a 17-win season, he can't consider it a failure if they don't make the playoffs, believing the "end result” is not what's most essential. With the Knicks about to face two teams they need to pass to nab a playoff berth — Boston on…
Perhaps Derek Fisher is right after all. Maybe any notion the Knicks might actually contend for a playoff berth is too big to dream right now. Not only are the Knicks not in the class of the defending champion Warriors, as evidenced over the weekend, they also lack the physical and mental makeup to hang…
Ainge has developed a roster of solid, young veterans, but his efforts to acquire or draft stars will determine if the Celtics can challenge in the East.
Kobe Bryant has lifted the Los Angeles Lakers onto his shoulders countless times over the past two decades, and he rarely flinches under the weight.
Los Angeles Lakers’ No. 2 overall pick D’Angelo Russell produced one of his better games of the season on Tuesday to heatup the debate about his playing time and development.
Toronto guard Kyle Lowry scored 26 points and DeMar DeRozan had 22 as the Raptors spoiled Phoenix interim coach Earl Watson’s debut in a 104-97 victory over the Suns on Tuesday at Talking Stick Resort Arena.
CJ McCollum had 30 points and Portland beat the Milwaukee Bucks 107-95 on Tuesday night for the Trail Blazers’ season-high fifth straight win.
Kyle Lowry scored 26 points, including five 3-pointers, DeMar DeRozan added 22 points and the Toronto Raptors held off Phoenix 104-97 Tuesday night, spoiling the debut of Suns interim coach Earl Watson.
Fowles was the most valuable player of the W.N.B.A. finals in October.
James Harden has long been known as a great scorer.
The Celtics toughened up their defense and were simply too tough for the Knicks.
James Harden scored 26 points to help the Houston Rockets end a three-game losing streak with a 115-102 win over the Miami Heat.
Porzingis was chosen as the top first-year player in the Eastern Conference for the third straight month, but he shot poorly as the Knicks fell to Boston at Madison Square Garden.
Thomas acknowledged a debt to the undersize men who played before him, like Muggsy Bogues, who has become a mentor and sounding board for Thomas.
Phoenix Suns general manager Ryan McDonough says coach Jeff Hornacek was fired because the players weren’t responding to him.
The Knicks will need to win 18 of their final 31 games to reach 41 victories. Good luck with that, especially with this roster.
According to their coach, the Knicks have suffered from a “slippage” in focus.
The recipient of a Carmelo Anthony elbow-to-the-face told the Daily News that it wasn’t an isolated incident.