Warriors extend remarkable home win streak to 50

Mar 17, 2016

Warriors extend remarkable home win streak to 50

Here’s an uncanny option for the defending NBA champions: 208-cm Marreese Speights spotting up from deep and getting in on the 3-point fun right alongside Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson. “He’s auditioning for that Splash Cousin, maybe,” said Curry, who with Thompson makes up ...

Fisher a victim of Jackson's coaching purism

| Feb 16, 2016

Fisher a victim of Jackson's coaching purism

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Phil Jackson is much less Zen master than basketball apostle. I once remember Phil telling me a story about a period after his basketball playing career before he became arguably the greatest and most successful basketball coach in NBA history. He’d failed at attempts ...

Wizards use fast start to spoil Rambis' Knicks debut

Feb 10, 2016

Wizards use fast start to spoil Rambis' Knicks debut

The Washington Wizards put the New York Knicks in the same kind of hole under Kurt Rambis they kept falling into under Derek Fisher. John Wall had 28 points and 17 assists, Bradley Beal scored 26, and the Wizards beat New York 111-108 on ...

Fisher out as coach of Knicks

Feb 9, 2016

Fisher out as coach of Knicks

Derek Fisher had just finished a long playing career when Phil Jackson picked him to coach the New York Knicks. Just 1½ seasons later, Jackson decided he needed someone else. Fisher was fired on Monday, with his team having lost five straight and nine ...

Raptors reel off 10th straight

Jan 29, 2016

Raptors reel off 10th straight

The 10-game winning streak the Toronto Raptors are on now is all part of the process coach Dwane Casey put in place five years ago. “He told us to stick to everything he’s showing us and teaching us from the beginning,” DeMar DeRozan said. ...

Durant steals show in win at MSG

Jan 27, 2016

Durant steals show in win at MSG

Kevin Durant heard all about Golden State and San Antonio the last few days, and isn’t bothered the NBA’s best have been hogging all the headlines. “We just try to worry about us and what we could do every single day to get better,” ...

Spurs win 22nd straight at home

Jan 9, 2016

Spurs win 22nd straight at home

The San Antonio Spurs got the test they were expecting all season at home, and it almost proved too much for them to overcome. Kawhi Leonard had 19 points and 12 rebounds and San Antonio held off Kristaps Porzingis and the New York Knicks ...

Cavaliers extend winning streak to eight games

Nov 14, 2015

Cavaliers extend winning streak to eight games

With LeBron James spending so much energy shutting Carmelo Anthony down in the second half, it was good to have Mo Williams with him to finish the game offensively. James scored 31 points, Williams made a tiebreaking jumper with 41 seconds left and the ...

Knicks foil Kobe, Lakers at MSG

Nov 9, 2015

Knicks foil Kobe, Lakers at MSG

Kobe Bryant shared a lengthy embrace with Carmelo Anthony and made his way toward the exit, tapping his chest and waving to the fans. It may have been goodbye for now. Quite possibly, it was goodbye for good. Bryant got the cheers, but not ...

Oct 8, 2015

'The Horse' Gallatin dies at 88

Harry Gallatin, the Hall of Fame basketball player who was a seven-time All-Star forward for the New York Knicks in the 1950s, died Wednesday. He was 88. The Knicks and Southern Illinois-Edwardsville, where Gallatin was a former coach and athletic director, confirmed the death ...

Fisher in punch-up with ex-teammate Barnes

Oct 8, 2015

Fisher in punch-up with ex-teammate Barnes

Knicks coach Derek Fisher was involved in an altercation with Memphis Grizzlies forward and former teammate Matt Barnes in California on Saturday, a person with knowledge of the details said. The New York Post, citing an anonymous source, reported Wednesday that the altercation was ...

Japan hoop adviser Dunn says Carmelo 'misunderstood'

Jul 2, 2015

Japan hoop adviser Dunn says Carmelo 'misunderstood'

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Former New York Knicks assistant coach Jerry Dunn says that the team’s star forward, Carmelo Anthony, is “very misunderstood” by the public. Currently in Tokyo as a special adviser during the Japan women’s national team’s ongoing training camp, Dunn insisted that Anthony, one of ...