• Rockets fire sale begins amid James Harden-Nets buzz

    Rockets fire sale begins amid James Harden-Nets buzz

    The Houston Rockets seem to be on their way to a rebuild — with or without James Harden. Late Monday night, the Rockets were finalizing a deal to send Robert Covington to the Blazers for veteran
  • James Harden has to change to make Nets’ potential Big 3 work

    James Harden has to change to make Nets’ potential Big 3 work

    James Harden is giving every indication that he wants to bolt Houston for Brooklyn, join Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving in the NBA’s next superteam. Everybody involved would be paying a price for
  • Examining best and worst of New York sports teams owners

    Examining best and worst of New York sports teams owners

    Every aggrieved sports fan has the same blueprint: Just get me a new owner, any new owner, and things are going to get better. They have to get better. Of course, they don’t always get better, but
  • Stephen A. Smith gives harsh assessment of ‘lucky’ Mike D’Antoni

    Stephen A. Smith gives harsh assessment of ‘lucky’ Mike D’Antoni

    Which member of the Brooklyn Nets’ coaching staff will Stephen A. Smith attack next? After slamming the hiring of first-time coach Steve Nash as “white privilege,” ESPN’s gasbag described new
  • Lucky letter landed Judge Judy’s bailiff a career in Hollywood

    Lucky letter landed Judge Judy’s bailiff a career in Hollywood

    After witnessing 12,500 cases as the bailiff to TV’s Judge Judy, one in particular stands out for Petri Hawkins Byrd — one in a Manhattan courtroom 33 years ago. Byrd, then a real-life court officer working in family court shortly before Christmas, observed arguments over a 9-year-old boy named Harry, who tried to steal a …
  • Kevin Durant was quickly turned off by idea of being Knicks savior

    Kevin Durant was quickly turned off by idea of being Knicks savior

    Kevin Durant insisted again that as his last season in Golden State wore on, he wanted no part of the Knicks’ spotlight. Too bad former Knicks president Steve Mills didn’t anticipate that as he traded Kristaps Porzingis to Dallas in late January of the 2018-19 season to clear cap room for KD and a star …
  • Tekashi 6ix9ine says he was suicidal in prison in new interview

    Tekashi 6ix9ine says he was suicidal in prison in new interview

    Tekashi 6ix9ine contemplated suicide during his stint behind bars for his role in the Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods, he revealed in a new interview. Tekashi, whose real name is Daniel Hernandez, opened up about his jailhouse struggles in a sit-down with Fox 5 New York reporter Lisa Evers. “The pressure is so strong,” the 24-year-old …
  • Brooklyn Beckham’s fiancée Nicola Peltz shares intimate photos of them in bed

    Brooklyn Beckham’s fiancée Nicola Peltz shares intimate photos of them in bed

    Summer lovin’ in lockdown. Brooklyn Beckham’s fiancée Nicola Peltz posted some racy black and white snaps on Instagram Wednesday, including a couple of NSFW pics of the couple in their bedroom. In one photo, the “Transformers” actress, 25, sits on a bed wearing a halter top while Beckham, 21, lies next to her. Peltz also …
  • Steven Nash isn’t avoiding his Nets hiring controversy

    Steven Nash isn’t avoiding his Nets hiring controversy

    Steve Nash knows what folks are saying — both the obvious (he has never coached in any capacity before) and the more serious (his hiring by the Nets brought claims of white privilege to the surface, levied at the man who hired him, Sean Marks). He probably also knows that Nets fans who might already …
  • Steve Nash as Nets coach should not come as big surprise

    Steve Nash as Nets coach should not come as big surprise

    This was early January 2019, fifth floor of the Oakland Convention Center, long after the rest of the Golden State Warriors had cleared out their afternoon practice. Two solitary figures remained on the floor, and they were both dripping with sweat, conducting some serious business and some serious trash talk. “See that?” the taller man …