Feb 16, 2017

Anthony replaces Love in All-Star Game

Carmelo Anthony of the New York Knicks is an All-Star again. The NBA announced Wednesday night that Anthony has been picked to replace Cleveland forward Kevin Love on the Eastern Conference roster for the All-Star Game in New Orleans. It’s the 10th All-Star selection ...

Knicks stun Spurs in last game of tumultuous homestand

Feb 13, 2017

Knicks stun Spurs in last game of tumultuous homestand

Latrell Sprewell was back in the building and so were many other former Knicks. Then the current team pulled out a defensive performance from its past. Carmelo Anthony scored 25 points and New York salvaged the finale of a tumultuous five-game homestand by beating ...

Clippers prevail over Knicks; Oakley arrested after scuffle

Feb 9, 2017

Clippers prevail over Knicks; Oakley arrested after scuffle

The Los Angeles Clippers saw plenty of fight at Madison Square Garden — especially from a former Knick. Blake Griffin scored a season-high 32 points and the Clippers beat New York 119-115 on Wednesday night after ex-Knick Charles Oakley was ejected and arrested in ...

Hawks top Knicks in quadruple OT

Jan 30, 2017

Hawks top Knicks in quadruple OT

Paul Millsap made the decisive basket in a four-overtime game that lasted almost four hours and proclaimed it to be great fun that he never wants to experience again. Millsap had a season-high 37 points, including the go-ahead layup with 27 seconds remaining in ...

Karl up to old tricks with new book

| Jan 3, 2017

Karl up to old tricks with new book

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Many who know George Karl will tell you there’s a good side, welcoming, generous, warm and funny, though George works very hard to hide it. And so it is again these days with his second memoir, his new book, “Furious George,” that has produced ...

Team USA routs Nigeria in final Olympic tuneup

Aug 2, 2016

Team USA routs Nigeria in final Olympic tuneup

There were no bumps on this road to Rio. Next up for the U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team is the trip to Brazil, where the Americans think they can play even better now that they’re done having to go place to place. “As a ...

Team USA starts prepping for Rio

Jul 19, 2016

Team USA starts prepping for Rio

Coach Mike Krzyzewski got his first glimpse at the new-look U.S. national team, as the squad opened camp in Las Vegas with just two players back from the 2012 national team that won the gold medal in London. Carmelo Anthony returns for his fourth ...

Jul 14, 2016

Speaking at ESPY Awards, LeBron leads call to end gun violence

LeBron James won five trophies, including best male athlete and best NBA player, at the ESPY Awards on Wednesday night when frivolity gave way to a James-led call to end gun violence and racial profiling. The show honoring the year’s best athletes and sports ...

Jun 28, 2016

NBA stars Durant, Anthony headline 12-man U.S. Olympic team

Kyrie Irving took one last shot on the flight home from the NBA Finals, hoping LeBron James would play in the Olympics. James isn’t going to Rio, and neither are many more of basketball’s best players. The Americans think they’ll be just fine with ...

LeBron set to skip Rio; Anthony to play for U.S.

Jun 24, 2016

LeBron set to skip Rio; Anthony to play for U.S.

With LeBron James taking a pass, Carmelo Anthony alone will have a chance to become the most-decorated Olympian in men’s basketball history. The New York Knicks forward has agreed to chase a fourth Olympic medal, a person with knowledge of the details said Thursday. ...

Mar 31, 2016

Clippers' Paul to skip Rio Games

Chris Paul is passing up a shot at Olympic history to take a much-needed summer off. The Los Angeles Clippers star said it was a difficult decision to pull his name from consideration for this summer’s Olympics in Rio, but after spending a decade ...