New York Knicks
Speaking softly and carrying a big stick hasn’t helped Chicago attract a star previously.
No longer with any hopes of their own, the Knicks snapped the Bulls’ seven-game winning streak and dropped them back into a tie with Toronto for the No. 3 seed in the Eastern Conference with two to play.
Joakim Noah had 13 points, 12 rebounds and 14 assists for his fifth career triple-double, leading the streaking Chicago Bulls to a 109-90 victory over the New York Knicks on Sunday.
A New York Daily News report suggested the Bulls head coach already has a deal in place to coach the Knicks next season.
Carmelo Anthony had 30 points and 10 rebounds, and the New York Knicks pulled out an 83-78 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday night after blowing a 23-point lead.
Knicks center Tyson Chandler is expected to miss 4-6 weeks because of a broken bone in his right leg.
Over the years, I’ve found a lot of the things that have happened to Derrick Rose interesting, and I’ve found him to be a fascinating basketball talent. But, with all that said, I’ve never really found the intensely reserved, painfully quiet and humble-to-a-fault Rose to be a particularly intriguing person.
“There’s a lot of different stuff I may have the opportunity to do,” Kidd said. “If I play, I plan on playing for the Knicks. I got to be honest with myself. I’m a young man. (But) I got to see if I could still mentally do the grind all over again.”
Anthony first hurt his left shoulder on April 14 against the Pacers. Now it seems he played the entire playoff run — 12 games — with a partially torn labrum.
John Schmeelk: The chances that coach Mike Woodson ends up looking good for this decision are slim to none.
The Boston Celtics will play at the TD Garden for the first time Friday night since the events of the Boston Marathon.
The Celtics need a pick-me-up after losing the opening two games of their first-round playoff series against the Knicks. The city of Boston could use one, too, after a traumatic two weeks of bombings and manhunts and grieving.
With more than 50 wins for the New York Knicks and more than 27 points per game for himself, the numbers back Melo up. The Knicks won a division title, and Anthony will add the scoring title after the regular season ends Wednesday.
As it does every year, Forbes set a value for each NBA franchise, and the Bulls ranked as the third highest-valued franchise at $800 million.
Carmelo Anthony said Tuesday he lost his cool after Kevin Garnett said things to him that he feels shouldn’t be said to “another man.”
The Knicks-Nets game that was scheduled for Thursday night at the new Barclays Center in Brooklyn has been postponed at Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s request after damage from Hurricane Sandy.
We’ll just say this wasn’t Amar’e Stoudemire proudest moment on Twitter.
LeBron James had 29 points, eight rebounds and seven assists, and the Miami Heat beat the New York Knicks 106-94 on Wednesday night to win the Eastern Conference first-round series in five games.
Anthony vowed after the team’s latest first-round ouster that things will change. And soon.
Here’s a picture of what Amar’e Stoudemire’s hand looked like after he punched a fire extinguisher.