The Toronto Raptors beat the Knicks on Friday, handing the interim coach Mike Woodson his first loss since taking over for Mike D’Antoni.
Elton Brand scored 20 points, and Spencer Hawes had 12 points and 10 rebounds to help the Philadelphia 76ers remain in first place in the Atlantic Division.
The Los Angeles Lakers may have lost their coolest head in veteran Derek Fisher last week but they have gained a red-hot facilitator in fellow guard Ramon Sessions.
Al Jefferson had 23 points and eight rebounds, Gordon Hayward chipped in 15 points, seven rebounds and seven assists, and the Utah Jazz beat the Denver Nuggets 121-102 on Friday night.
Andrew Bynum had 28 points and nine rebounds, point guard Ramon Sessions had 20 points and 11 assists in his first start for the Lakers, and Los Angeles beat the Portland Trail Blazers 103-96 on Friday night.
Manu Ginobili had 11 points and seven assists while starting in place of an injured Tony Parker, leading the San Antonio Spurs to a 104-87 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Friday night.
When Kevin Love drilled the most dramatic of his career-high seven 3-pointers during his first 50-point game over Russell Westbrook, he gave his former UCLA buddy a good ribbing.
Miami Heat basketball players posed in “hoodies” in a picture published on Friday to protest against the Florida shooting death of an unarmed black teenager by a neighborhood watch volunteer who said he was acting in self-defense. Leading Heat player LeBron James posted a picture on his Twitter account showing the National Basketball Association team in their training tops – all with the hoods raised over their heads in the fashion reportedly worn by Trayvon Martin on the night he was shot last month.
Josh Smith had 30 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Atlanta Hawks to a 93-84 victory over the New Jersey Nets on Friday night.
LeBron James had 17 points and 10 assists to lead the Miami Heat to their fourth straight victory, 88-73 over the Detroit Pistons on Friday night.
Marcin Gortat had 23 points and eight rebounds, Steve Nash added 12 points and tied his season high with 17 assists, and the Phoenix Suns beat the Indiana Pacers 113-111 on Friday night.
DeMar DeRozan scored 30 points before leaving with an injury, Andrea Bargnani had 21 and the Toronto Raptors routed the Knicks 96-79 Friday night, snapping New York’s five-game winning streak.
Milwaukee Bucks coach Scott Skiles knows not to get too excited about his team’s 112-92 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats on Friday night.
Ryan Anderson scored 17 points, Dwight Howard added 16 points and 13 rebounds, and the Orlando Magic held off the Cleveland Cavaliers 93-80 on Friday night.
The Miami Heat posed for a team photo wearing hoodies as a statement in the case of slain teen Trayvon Martin.
Mike Woodson was treated to the kind of performance that was maddening when Mike D'Antoni coached the team. The Knicks couldn't shoot, were careless with the ball and were handed a 96-79 drubbing by the Toronto Raptors.
Tyson Chandler said if he wasn't on the Knicks and saw how differently they've played for Mike Woodson since he replaced Mike D'Antoni, he would think the team stopped playing for its former coach.
TORONTO â?? There may be a reason Knicks interim coach Mike Woodson has done everything but put on a Linsanity T-Shirt the past week.Woodson said he is not sure backup point guard Baron Davis ever will be 100 percent this season, citing his hamstring strain and chronic back issues, saying…
TORONTO â?? Carmelo Anthony’s deep shooting slump hasn’t been reversed by the coaching change, and last night he admitted his defense looks a lot better than his jump shot.
In the Knicks’ 96-79 dud, Anthony scored just two points in the second half, shot 6-of-15 and finished with 12…
TORONTO â?? Amar’e Stoudemire and Carmelo Anthony took up the cause of the Trayvon Martin tragedy, wearing hooded sweatshirts in his honor and to make a statement.
Stoudemire wore a gray hooded sweatshirt during pregame warm-ups. Anthony tweeted a picture of himself to his nearly 2 million followers in a…
Amar’e Stoudemire wore a hoodie for a portion of pre-game warmups as the Knicks prepared to take on the Raptos Friday night to show his support for Trayvon Martin, the unarmed black Orlando teen who was gunned down Feb. 26.
The Knicks played in Toronto for the first time since Jeremy Lin hit a shot heard round the NBA on Valentine’s Day. But there was no Linsanity on Friday night in Air Canada Centre – only a lot of ineptitude.