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Nets blow out Wizards, 117-80, with John Wall resting

NETS 117, WIZARDS 80 The Nets really want to make the playoffs. They really do. And on Friday, the Nets, fueled by their own desperation to make the post-season for a third straight year in Brooklyn and rescue the season, ...

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J.R. Smith has 'rules' for avoiding late-night incidents

Knicks coach Derek Fisher admittedly made a point to address with his players the dangers of staying out late in light of ex-Knick Chris Copeland’s 4 a.m. stabbing outside a Chelsea nightclub earlier this week. Another former Knick known for ...

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Wisconsin star Sam Dekker entering NBA draft

Streeter Lecka/Getty Images Sam Dekker is giving up his final season of eligibility at Wisconsin to enter the NBA draft. MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Badgers junior forward Sam Dekker says he will skip his final season of eligibility and ...

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Warriors' Curry sets mark for 3-pointers in NBA season

Noah Graham/NBAE/Getty Images Stephen Curry runs his season total to 276 3-pointers made – an NBA record – and he still has three games left before the playoffs begin. OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry eclipsed his own NBA record ...

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Brooklyn Nets hanging on to 8th playoff spot in East for now

Corey Sipkin/New York Daily News Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov says he hopes to watch his team in the playoffs as Brooklyn has four games left to solidify a postseason spot. Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov returned to Brooklyn Wednesday believing there ...

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Indiana Pacers' Chris Copeland stabbed near 1 OAK in NY

Ex-Knicks forward Chris Copeland’s homecoming ended near a Chelsea club on the wrong end of a switchblade. The 6-foot-8 dreadlocked hoopster was stabbed in the gut and his girlfriend took a 22-stitch gash when trash-talking turned into a closing-time melee ...

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Derek Fisher thinks Knicks can go from worst to first

The Knicks’ opponent Friday night at the Garden won just 15 games last season before improving to nearly .500 and a likely playoff berth one year later. But Derek Fisher, whose team owns an NBA-worst 15-63 record with four games ...

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