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Knicks lose to Rockets as Melo goes down in first half


(Via It was a showdown Monday night as the Houston Rockets hosted the New York Knicks, but the anticipation between all stars James Harden and Carmelo Anthony would be short lived. Melo went down in the second quarter with back spasms, leaving a wounded Knicks team down by 12 to fend for themselves. The Knicks gathered as a collective More...

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By Darrin Williamson On Thursday, November 27th, 2014

Thanksgiving NBA Report

(Photo: Troy Taormina/USA TODAY Sports)   How is the Eastern Conference shaping up? Toronto Raptor fans have to be exuberant with their team’s start so far, Demar Derozan is starting to blossom into that More...

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By Guest On Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

Can Calderon Lead the Knicks Back to Competitiveness?

Jose Calderon played his first full game of the season on Saturday, and the New York Knicks won for just the second time in ten outings. After the game, Carmelo said all the right things about how great point guards More...

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By Steven Simineri On Monday, November 24th, 2014

Jerome Jordan’s Unusual Journey To Brooklyn

(Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty Images) Not every kid growing up in Jamaica dreams of becoming the next Patrick Ewing. In fact, since Ewing was drafted with the first overall pick of the 1985 draft by the New York More...

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By Darrin Williamson On Monday, November 24th, 2014

The Emergence of Demarcus Cousins

(Getty Images) Do you remember when having an offensive big man a team could run their offense through was a necessity? As teams have gotten away from that, and desire for a more perimeter oriented type of game, More...

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By Darrin Williamson On Monday, November 24th, 2014

LeBron’s difficulty leading the Cavs: “Harder than winning first championship”

(AP Photo/Mark Duncan) “I’ve taken on the burden of leading young guys,” James said, “getting them to understand what it takes to win. And it takes more than just basketball. It’s about More...

By Marcie Perez On Friday, November 21st, 2014

Nets’ Jason Collins To Retire After Season

JEFF GROSS, GETTY IMAGES On Wednesday afternoon, the Brooklyn Nets organization held a press conference that illustrated Jason Collins was retiring at the end of this 2014-2015 basketball season. In the crowd watching More...

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By Marcie Perez On Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Returned to the Court, Can Brook Lopez Stay Healthy?

Maddie Meyer/Getty Images Brook Lopez, he has not been much of his old self since his return to the court for the Brooklyn Nets. With a new system, coach and even new front office personnel, new goals are set into More...

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By Darrin Williamson On Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Kevin Garnett Plans to Become Minnesota Timberwolves Majority Owner After Playing Career

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Brooklyn Nets Forward Kevin Garnett wants a piece of his former team’s pie in ownership. This is the path most players take after their careers are done, it a positive step in keeping More...

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By Darrin Williamson On Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Kobe Praises Spurs Model of Continuity

Chris Covatta/Getty Images Kobe Bryant yearns for the same success Gregg Popovich, Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili, and Tony Parker have endured over the last decade or two. It’s unheard of when you see athletes past More...