The only solace to another horrific Garden evening is maybe Steve Nash will be doing this for the Knicks next season and not against them.
Sore-wristed Carmelo Anthony could not have been more awful and Amar’e Stoudemire wasn’t much better. Anthony did not speak afterward. A team official…
Steve Nash drilled Mike D’Antoni on the court last night in carrying the Suns to a 91-88 victory, but he had his former coach’s back afterward, saying the Knicks coach has faced nothing but upheaval during his tenure.With speculation Nash would want to play in New York…
Knicks brass believes they have three stars on their roster but Team USA CEO Jerry Colangelo believes it’s just two. According to a person familiar with the decision, Knicks power forward Amar’e Stoudemire was left off the U.S. Olympic Team roster of 20 finalists partly because Team…
Steve Nash, who make six free throws in the final 16.9 seconds, had 26 points and 11 assists as the Suns beat the struggling Knicks at Madison Square Garden.
The former N.B.A. star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was named a United States cultural ambassador Wednesday, a job that will begin with a trip to Brazil.
Chauncey Billups delivered on his reputation as “Mr Big Shot” with a game-winning three-pointer with one second remaining to give the Los Angeles Clippers a 91-89 home victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday.
Chauncey Billups hit a winning 3-pointer with 1 second left as the Los Angeles Clippers stunned the defending NBA champion Dallas Mavericks 91-89 on Wednesday night.
Marcus Thornton scored 17 points and the Sacramento Kings rallied from 14 points down in the fourth quarter to beat the Indiana Pacers 92-88 Wednesday night, snapping a three-game losing streak.
The Suns’ point guard, who can be a free agent after the season, led Phoenix to a 91-88 victory over the struggling Knicks.
Joe Johnson bounced back from a sluggish start to score 24 points and came up with a key defensive play down the stretch, leading the Atlanta Hawks to their fourth straight victory since losing All-Star center Al Horford, 92-89 over the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday night.
Kevin Love had 20 points and 17 rebounds and the Minnesota Timberwolves overcame a dreadful start to the game to slug out a 93-85 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night.
By the time the Hornets figured out how to slow down Marc Gasol, it was too late.
Rajon Rondo scored 13 of his 21 points in the first quarter and the Boston Celtics ended a five-game losing streak with a 96-73 win over the reeling Toronto Raptors on Wednesday night.
Steve Nash had 26 points and 11 assists, Shannon Brown hit a crucial 3-pointer that was as ugly as this game, and the Phoenix Suns snapped a five-game losing streak with a 91-88 victory over the New York Knicks on Wednesday night.
Deron Williams scored 24 points, 11 coming in crucial stretch of the fourth quarter, and had 10 assists and eight rebounds, leading the New Jersey Nets to their first home win, a 107-100 victory against the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday night.
Tony Parker scored 25 points, including 16 in the fourth quarter and overtime, and San Antonio held on to beat Orlando 85-83 Wednesday night.
John Wall scored 25 points, Nick Young had 24 and Jordan Crawford added 18 to lead Washington to a 105-102 victory over Oklahoma City on Wednesday night, snapping the Thunder’s seven-game winning streak and giving the Wizards just their second win of the season.
Andre Miller scored a season-high 28 points off the bench, Nene had 20 points and 14 rebounds and the Denver Nuggets beat the Philadelphia 76ers 108-104 in overtime Wednesday night.
NEW YORK – Carmelo Anthony played with a sprained left wrist and sprained right ankle. He has also been carrying the Knicks staggering offense for most of the season, including five games where he scored 30 or more points.
Anthony didn’t shoot well Wednesday night. New York’s star player went a painful 5 for 22 and scored a season-low 12 points, and collected 11 rebounds, 4 assists and a fadeaway 3-pointer that cut the Suns lead to one with six seconds left in the Knicks’ 91-88 loss.
NEW YORK — Mike D’Antoni may need to take his guys out on the Hudson River so they can get a sense of where the ball should end up. As Carmelo Anthony stated after the Magic loss on Monday afternoon, “We can’t shoot the ball in the ocean.”
Entering Wednesday, the Knicks were fifth-worst in the league in field goal percentage. In their 91-88 loss to the Suns tonight, they shot 37.2 percent, compared to their opponent’s 45.6. After the game, Iman Shumpert had a solution for how the team can score: more open looks, especially for Carmelo Anthony (5-for-22 tonight) and Amare Stoudemire (7-for-22).
After four straight losses, the Knicks are out of excuses.
That’s the message Amare Stoudemire delivered after New York flat-lined on Wednesday night against a Suns team that came into town on a five-game losing streak.
“We feel like it’s very important for us to really get going now. It’s still early. But we can’t keep making that ‘early’ excuse,” Stoudemire said. “We need to start pushing for it right now and really trying to get over the hump.
NEW YORK — When Michael Redd walked out of the Phoenix Suns locker room Wednesday night, he encountered teammate Shannon Brown.
“We’re going to do that again,” Redd said. “We’re going to keep doing that.”
AP Photo/Frank Franklin IIShannon Brown went downtown to hit the game’s biggest shot.
Redd spent time working on one-on-one drills during warmups with Brown, who said the idea was simply to get him into the flow of actually playing before he checked into the game for the first time.
NEW YORK — Regardless of whether Knicks fans were salivating at the thought of watching Steve Nash run New York’s offense, or whether Mike D’Antoni looked at Nash and envisioned “Seven Seconds or Less, The Sequel,” Nash isn’t thinking that far ahead.
“I’m still with the Suns and happily with the Suns,” Nash said after carving up the Knicks for 26 points and 11 assists in the Suns’ 91-88 win Wednesday night. “I’ve put everything I have into trying to turn this thing around and trying to see what we can do to get ourselves in back into contention.
The Knicks misery is gaining momentum as Steve Nash, Mike D’Antoni’s all-time favorite player, scored 26 points with 11 assists as the lowly Phoenix Suns ended a five-game losing streak with a 91-88 victory.
James Dolan addresses the media about as often as the Knicks win playoff games. Less is more in Dolan’s world, unless you’re talking about ticket prices at the World’s Most Famous Arena.
Steve Nash could be the answer to the Knicks point guard troubles. That is, if they’re willing to wait until next season to get him and Nash wants to play out his final years chasing a title in New York.