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Carmelo Anthony among Knicks starters to sit in latest loss

The Knicks haven’t shut down their season yet. At least not officially. But the starting lineup Sunday was indicative of a team that is embracing its status as a lost cause, another reason for New Yorkers to abandon the NBA ...

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Nets shut down Brook Lopez, Thaddeus Young for rest of year

Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty Images The two big men, who reportedly are injury-free, will sit out the rest of the year. As if the Celtics’ season could go any better, the Nets have shut down their top two remaining veteran players ...

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Scottie Pippen says ‘95-‘96 Bulls would sweep Warriors

MICHAEL S. GREEN/AP Scottie Pippen guards John Stockton in the 1998 NBA Finals. Whether or not the Warriors break the the ‘95-’96 Bulls’ record for regular-season NBA wins, the two teams will be forever linked. It seems everyone has an ...

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Lupica: Mets' long road begins here

Steve Mitchell/USA Today Sports It is spinal stenosis that now informs David Wright’s career. So it starts up again on Sunday night in Kansas City, just over five months — just that — from when the Mets didn’t make it ...

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Isola: It's time for Knicks to shut Kristaps Porzingis down

The Knicks aren’t prepared, at least not publicly, to declare Kristaps Porzingis finished for the season so we’ll do it for them. The next game Porzingis plays should either be at the Orlando Summer League in July or better yet ...

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Celtics snap Warriors NBA record home winning streak

Noah Graham/NBAE/Getty Images Stephen Curry and the Warriors lose for the first time at home all season as the Celtics take a 109-106 victory on Friday night. OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry missed a long 3-pointer to tie it ...

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Shaq shows up on set of ‘Inside the NBA’ pantsless

At 7’1”, Shaquille O’Neal has a lot of leg show off, and he exhibited every inch of them when he showed up pantsless to the set of “Inside the NBA.” Shaq proved he’s still a good sport Thursday night when ...

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LeBron James and Cavaliers dismantle Nets, 107-87

Tony Dejak/AP LeBron James slams home a dunk as he moves into 12th place on the all-time scoring list. CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James continues to move up the NBA’s career scoring list, but he has more important matters on ...

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Knicks – Nets rivalry: from buzz of NY to disappointment

Seth Wenig/AP Carmelo Anthony remains but Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce are long gone. Remember the buzz of New York basketball heading into the 2013-14 season? It wasn’t that long ago, really, but New York basketball years are like dog ...

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SEE IT: Matt Barnes still going after ex-Knick Derek Fisher

Doesn’t look like Matt Barnes hasn’t gotten over his run-in with former Knicks coach Derek Fisher. Barnes – on the heels of the D’Angelo Russell-Nick Young video flap, which allegedly violated the “bro code” in pro sports locker rooms – ...

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