New York Knicks
By ADRIANO TORRES Associated Press GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) _ The Knicks guarded against the possibility of losing long-range shooter J.R. Smith to free agency by taking Michigan guard Tim Hardaway Jr. with the 24th pick […]
By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer NEW YORK (AP) _ Jason Kidd retired Monday from the NBA after 19 seasons, ending one of the greatest careers for a point guard in league history. Kidd won […]
“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.
By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer NEW YORK (AP) _ Carmelo Anthony scored 32 points, 16 during a 30-2 New York onslaught in the second half, the Knicks beat the Indiana Pacers 105-79 on Tuesday […]
By JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer BOSTON (AP) _ Twelve years without advancing in the playoffs. Two failed attempts to close out the Boston Celtics. Nineteen consecutive missed 3-pointers. Carmelo Anthony brought all the slumps […]
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.