• What makes this Knicks’ downer so tough to swallow

    What makes this Knicks’ downer so tough to swallow

    It isn’t so much the losses, which have lately arrived at a far more regular clip than at any other point in this season. It’s the kind of losses. It’s the way those losses have been
  • Knicks fall to Celtics late in heartbreaker

    Knicks fall to Celtics late in heartbreaker

    If these two old rivals meet in the one-game, play-in event, it’s going to be classic. In a defensive slugfest that ended in a Knicks heartbreaker, the Celtics rallied from a seven-point
  • Kyrie Irving pours in 40 points to lead Nets past Celtics

    Kyrie Irving pours in 40 points to lead Nets past Celtics

    Steve Nash was concerned the Nets could by rusty after the All-Star break, and he was right. But Kyrie Irving was so good against his old team, it didn’t matter. After putting on a show in a
  • Tristan Thompson Becomes a U.S. Citizen

    Tristan Thompson Becomes a U.S. Citizen

    Tristan Thompson is all about changes these days ... and he's just changed his citizenship to the U.S. of A.
  • Pacers are major threat to Knicks’ Gordon Hayward pursuit

    Pacers are major threat to Knicks’ Gordon Hayward pursuit

    The Knicks may not be battling Boston for the chance to make the World’s Most Famous Arena — Madison Square Gordon. The chance for the Pacers to bring former Celtics star forward Gordon Hayward
  • Marcus Smart, Jaylen Brown in middle of Celtics ‘bulls–t’ locker room drama

    Marcus Smart, Jaylen Brown in middle of Celtics ‘bulls–t’ locker room drama

    The Celtics blew their second straight second-half lead in a 106-101 loss to the Miami Heat on Thursday night as Boston fell behind 0-2 in the Eastern Conference Finals. And things reportedly blew up in the Celtics locker room. Multiple reporters described a heap of distressing noises pouring out of Boston’s locker room after the …
  • Kemba Walker’s NBA playoff showcase is a Kyrie Irving warning

    Kemba Walker’s NBA playoff showcase is a Kyrie Irving warning

    The thing to keep at the front of your mind, if you are a Nets fan, are the 20 games Kyrie Irving played this year. It was an all-too-brief sample, an all-too-fleeting taste, but those 20 games need to stay prominent because they remind you of all he can be, and all the Nets can …
  • One thing kept Kemba Walker from signing with the Knicks: ‘Top priority’

    One thing kept Kemba Walker from signing with the Knicks: ‘Top priority’

    Native New Yorker Kemba Walker admits he almost came home last summer to play for the Knicks. But they couldn’t land another star, and the rest is history. Walker ended up in Boston – currently third in the Eastern Conference, bound for the playoffs – while the Knicks have ended up bound for the lottery. …
  • Paul Pierce carried gun ready to ‘kill somebody’ after 2000 stabbing

    Paul Pierce carried gun ready to ‘kill somebody’ after 2000 stabbing

    Paul Pierce says he toted a gun at all times for two years following his 2000 stabbing at a Boston nightclub and that he was prepared to “kill somebody.” The former Boston Celtics star — and for one season, a Brooklyn Net – made that revelation Thursday on the “All the Smoke” podcast hosted by …