• Knicks control their destiny in battle for No. 4 seed in East

    Knicks control their destiny in battle for No. 4 seed in East

    The opportunity is there for the Knicks to punctuate their rebirth this season with home-court advantage in the opening round of the playoffs. Tom Thibodeau’s resurgent team can clinch the...
  • Knicks outlast Hornets to keep playoff seeding dream alive

    Knicks outlast Hornets to keep playoff seeding dream alive

    The Knicks still need some assistance to secure the fourth seed in the Eastern Conference standings, but they continue to do whatever they can to attain the best possible postseason positioning.
  • Knicks bringing MSG to life again

    Knicks bringing MSG to life again

    All you had to do was look around Madison Square Garden and it was obvious your ears were lying to you, had to be. On a good night, in normal times, they can squeeze 19,812 inside here, and when you
  • Knicks erupt in every way for seventh straight win

    Knicks erupt in every way for seventh straight win

    Seven more assists for Julius Randle. Eleven more 3-pointers combined from backcourt men RJ Barrett and Reggie Bullock. Countless more hustle pays by the nasty center tandem of Nerlens Noel and
  • Kevin Durant’s return reignites Nets in rout of Hornets

    Kevin Durant’s return reignites Nets in rout of Hornets

    Kevin Durant came back after being rested, and the Nets got back to looking like a contender. Funny how that works. No, the shorthanded Hornets aren’t of the same stature as the Eastern
  • Gordon Hayward passes on Knicks for Hornets in NBA free agency

    Gordon Hayward passes on Knicks for Hornets in NBA free agency

    Gordon Hayward is getting paid — just not by the Knicks. After opting out of his deal with the Celtics and getting some interest from the Knicks, Hayward on Saturday landed a monster contract with
  • Michael Jordan firing announcer for N-word mistake isn’t his only blunder

    Michael Jordan firing announcer for N-word mistake isn’t his only blunder

    Michael Jordan’s Hornets have fired first-season radio play-by-player John Focke for mistakenly tweeting the N-word when he thought he’d typed Nuggets into his cell phone. Focke was typing on the fly, trying to keep Hornets fans on top of an NBA game. Unless Jordan and company believe the preposterous — that out of the blue, …