NBA Atlantic News and Rumors
With rumors of Mike Woodson’s coaching demise swirling, ESPN pulls Jeff Van Gundy from Wednesday’s broadcastUpdated 1 hour ago Share Tweet
Famously, former Knicks and Rockets coach Jeff Van Gundy won’t speak with nor comment on coaching jobs midseason, or any other time an incumbent coach is still with a team pre-firing. That policy stems from the spring of 1999, when MSG openly courted fr…
Share TweetLos Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers made his return to the TD Garden on Wednesday morning as an opposing coach for the first time in 10 years.
This Hilarious Knicks Fan's Rant Is The Epitome Of Knicks FandomUpdated 3 hours ago Share TweetBelieve it or not, the Knicks' 41-point loss to the Celtics this Sunday has at least one fan fed up. This video from said disgruntled fan could be the new manifesto for Knicks fandom nation-wide. While it's probably in some part staged, everything "…Source: deadspin.com
76ers' Carter-Williams out with knee infectionUpdated 3 hours ago Share TweetPhiladelphia 76ers guard Michael Carter-Williams will miss a fourth consecutive game as he recovers from a right knee infection, coach Brett Brown said after Wednesday's shootaround.Share TweetWhile most of the basketball world was taking in the Eastern Conference battle between the Heat and Pacers, Cleveland was playing host to a Knicks team coming off their worst defeat at home in the Carmelo Anthony era. Both Anthony and Kyrie Irving shot …
SI mag: How Love puts up numbers like KareemUpdated 5 hours ago Share TweetThis story appears in the Dec. 16, 2013, issue of Sports Illustrated. You can subscribe to the magazine here and purchase the digital edition here.Source: CNNSI.com
Deron Williams return from injury shows he is key to Brooklyn Nets turnaroundUpdated 15 hours ago Share TweetIf Lawrence Frank were filing a report about his old team and listing the main reasons why it won the kind of game on Tuesday night it has been losing all too frequently this season, he could have stopped after writing two words: Deron Williams. William…Source: nydailynews.com
This Is Your Spirit Animal, Knicks FansUpdated 16 hours ago Share TweetYou might want to watch this one on headphones, work buddies. (h/t Kirk Goldsberry)Source: grantland.comShare TweetBoston shocked the NBA landscape twice within a two-week period last summer, first dealing Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce to Brooklyn, and then hiring ...
Williams returns, powers Nets past CelticsUpdated 18 hours ago Share TweetDeron Williams scored a season-high 25 points in his return to the lineup, Brook Lopez added 24, and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Boston Celtics 104-96 Tuesday night in the first matchup for Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett against their former team.
Raptors’ Amir Johnson Snuffs Kawhi Leonard’s Dunk AttemptUpdated 18 hours ago Share TweetThere weren’t many standout moments for the Raptors tonight in a 116-103 victory for the visiting Spurs, but center Amir Johnson — coming off a career night against the Lakers — was able to emphatically send back Kawhi Leonard‘s attempt at a dunk. Watch…Source: dimemag.comShare TweetKyrie Irving scored 37 points and Jarrett Jack added 17 points, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 109-94 win on Tuesday night over the sinking New York Knicks.Share TweetDeron Williams and Paul Pierce returned to the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday night against Boston, with Pierce coming off the bench against his former team after a quick return from a broken right hand.Share TweetKnicks All-Star center Tyson Chandler has begun practicing and is making progress toward a return from a broken right leg.Share TweetNew York Knicks forward Kenyon Martin will miss his second straight game with an injured left ankle.
Bryan Colangelo offers praise to the Kings and a sly dig at the Raptors following the Rudy Gay dealUpdated Dec 10 (yesterday) Share TweetMaple Leaf Sports and Entertainment CEO Tim Leiweke initially decided to put together a strange arrangement last spring, replacing longtime Toronto Raptors general manager Bryan Colangelo with the man who used to work as his second in command, reigning …Source: yahoo.comShare TweetPerhaps you didn’t hear over the decibel-crushing sound of Stephen A. Smith, but the Knicks were looking into dealing Iman Shumpert for Rajon Rondo. Now — after Carmelo Anthony and Rondo’s former high school coach, Steve Smith, told USA Today Anthony wa…Source: dimemag.comShare TweetBrooklyn Nets coach Jason Kidd reportedly used a 13-letter word in an expletive-filled rant against assistant Lawrence Frank following the team's loss in Orlando on Nov. 3, NBA.com reported Monday.
Wikipedia vandalism is generally tired, but let's make an exception for James Dolan's band, JD & TheUpdated Dec 10 (yesterday) Share TweetWikipedia vandalism is generally tired, but let's make an exception for James Dolan's band, JD & The Straight Shot. USA Today pointed out some since-corrected Knicks jokes in the song titles, but there are already a few more to replace them. ("…Source: deadspin.comShare TweetWhile Rudy Gay moving to the Sacramento Kings was the headline news of the big seven-player trade agreed to Sunday and completed Monday, the swap also sent Kings starting point guard Greivis Vasquez back east to the Toronto Raptors, elevating Isaiah Tho…
Ginobili Leads Spurs Past RaptorsDec 10Manu Ginobili scored a team-high 16 points in the Spurs' 116-103 win over the Raptors.
Cavaliers Drop Knicks To 5-15Dec 10Kyrie Irving scored 37 points and had 11 assists to lead the Cavaliers past the Knicks 109-94.
Kyrie Irving Schools Pablo Prigioni, Sinks Sweet JumperDec 10The Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving crossed up the Knicks' Pablo Prigioni during Cleveland's 109-94 win over New York.
Johnson Denies Leonard With Brutal BlockDec 10The Raptors' Amir Johnson blocked the Spurs' Kawhi Leonard on his way to the rim during Toronto's 116-103 loss to San Antonio.
Daily Dime: Heat and Pacers renew rivalryDec 10This could end up as the first of 10 games between the Heat and Pacers
Danny Granger of Indiana Pacers hopes to return this weekDec 10Danny Granger has only played five games over the last two seasons for the Indiana Pacers but he's hoping to make his return this week.
Ian Thomsen: Talent gap widens with Rudy Gay joining WestDec 10Which team made out worse in the Rudy Gay trade: the Kings or the Raptors? -- David B., Pittsburgh
Chicago Bears need to keep riding this offenseDec 9The Bears need to fully embrace their new identity as offensive juggernaut if they want to make the playoffs, writes Michael Wilbon.