Pacers' Robinson III soars to dunk crown

Feb 19, 2017

Pacers' Robinson III soars to dunk crown

Glenn Robinson III is the NBA’s new dunk king, with an assist to Indiana teammate Paul George, the Pacers’ mascot and a Pacers cheerleader. Robinson leaped over all three, snagging the ball from George along the way before finishing with an emphatic, two-hand, reverse ...

Feb 18, 2017

Oakley joins new 3-on-3 league as player-coach

Charles Oakley, the former NBA star arrested and ejected from Madison Square Garden last week, was named Friday as a player-coach in a new 3-on-3 basketball league debuting in June. Retired New York Knicks legend Oakley will join former NBA stars Chauncey Billups and ...

Westbrook bags yet another triple-double

Feb 16, 2017

Westbrook bags yet another triple-double

Russell Westbrook closed out the first half in familiar fashion — with a triple-double and a win. Westbrook scored 38 points and posted his 27th triple-double of the season to help the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the New York Knicks 116-105 on Wednesday night. ...

Feb 14, 2017

Jordan, Silver try to held end Knicks feud

Michael Jordan and NBA commissioner Adam Silver are helping repair the relationship between Charles Oakley and Madison Square Garden chairman James Dolan. Oakley and Dolan met with Silver on Monday at NBA headquarters, with Jordan participating by phone, the league said in a statement. ...

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 ...

Madison Square Garden boss bans Oakley after row

Feb 11, 2017

Madison Square Garden boss bans Oakley after row

Madison Square Garden executive chairman James Dolan banned Charles Oakley from the arena Friday, though said he was open to reconciling with the former Knicks forward. In an interview with ESPN Radio’s Michael Kay, Dolan also confirmed a report that he had fired the ...

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 ...

Jun 3, 2016

Knicks appoint Hornacek as new coach

The New York Knicks have hired Jeff Hornacek, who emerged last month as Phil Jackson’s surprising coaching choice. Jackson went with the former Phoenix Suns coach over anyone who had played or worked under him, even though he had said after the season he ...

Knicks want Hornacek as coach

May 19, 2016

Knicks want Hornacek as coach

The New York Knicks want Jeff Hornacek as their next coach. The team is working on a deal to hire Hornacek, a person with knowledge of the details told The Associated Press on Wednesday. President of basketball operations Phil Jackson has had discussions with ...