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GIF: Nerlens Noel Beats Andre Drummond To Peak For Massive Bloc…

GIF: Nerlens Noel Beats Andre Drummond To Peak For Massive Block

dimemag.com Updated 7 hours ago
Josh Smith got Nerlens Noel. Andre Drummond didn’t. Watch the Philadelphia Sixers’ rookie collect the most impressive of his five blocks by beating the Detroit Pistons’ fellow high-flyer to the mountain top and authoritatively swatting his layup attempt…
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  • Knicks president Phil Jackson can lift New York to some new glo…

    Knicks president Phil Jackson can lift New York to some new glory

    nydailynews.com 11 hours ago
    Sometimes you get the idea the Knicks don’t need Phil Jackson around, even using him for cover until they get enough good players one of these days, nearly as much as we do in the big city. You can make a case, and it’s not really that hard now that the…
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  • Source: Nets in talks to deal Teague to 76ers

    Source: Nets in talks to deal Teague to 76ers

    ESPN.com 15 hours ago
    The Brooklyn Nets have been in talks with the 76ers about trading point guard Marquis Teague to Philadelphia, and a deal is "most likely" to happen, according to a league source.
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  • Celtics assistant arraigned on larceny charge

    Celtics assistant arraigned on larceny charge

    ESPN.com 20 hours ago
    Celtics assistant coach Walter McCarty was arraigned Thursday in Framingham District Court court on a larceny charge.
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  • Source: Carter-Williams eyes Nov. 13 return

    Source: Carter-Williams eyes Nov. 13 return

    ESPN.com 22 hours ago
    Michael Carter-Williams and the Philadelphia 76ers have set a target date of Nov. 13 for his return, a source close to the situation told ESPN.com.
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  • As Knicks triangle offense develops, Derek Fisher's team still …

    As Knicks triangle offense develops, Derek Fisher's team still has problems on defense

    nydailynews.com Oct 23 (yesterday)
    Six days until the opener and the Knicks are starting to look very familiar — and not necessarily in a good way. In brief: Carmelo Anthony is shooting a lot and scoring many points on isolations, while quicker opponents are wide open on the perimeter at…
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  • Watch Carmelo Anthony Hit Game-Winner In Waning Seconds Versus …

    Watch Carmelo Anthony Hit Game-Winner In Waning Seconds Versus Wizards

    dimemag.com Oct 22 (yesterday)
    The ball isn’t supposed to stick in the triangle offense, but sometimes scorers need to do what they do best. For the New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony, that’s facing up from the mid-post, surveying the defense, and going to work, a strategy he utilized …
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  • NBA owners vote down changes to lottery system

    NBA owners vote down changes to lottery system

    nba.com Oct 22 (yesterday)
    One of the biggest issues on the agenda when the NBA's owners arrived in New York for the board of governors meetings was thwarting the tanking strategy employed most brazenly by the Philadelphia 76ers.
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  • Paul Pierce Says Player Movement Is “A Great Thing For Our Leag…

    Paul Pierce Says Player Movement Is “A Great Thing For Our League” (Video)

    dimemag.com Oct 22 (yesterday)
    We still haven’t grown accustomed to seeing Paul Pierce in a Washington Wizards uniform. According to the Boston Celtics’ legend and former Brooklyn Net, though, watching star players don different jerseys is something with which we’ll be forced to beco…
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  • Video Emerges Of Willis Reed Fighting Most Of The Lakers Bench …

    Video Emerges Of Willis Reed Fighting Most Of The Lakers Bench In 1966

    dimemag.com deadspin.com Oct 22 (yesterday)
    Former Knicks center and Hall-of-Famer Willis Reed was in just his third NBA season when he was named captain of the 1966-67 Knicks. That season is not as famous as the championship-winning Knicks campaign of 1970, or Reed’s oft-extolled stroll through …
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  • NBA Shockingly Votes Against Anti-Tanking Measures

    NBA Shockingly Votes Against Anti-Tanking Measures

    deadspin.com Oct 22 (yesterday)
    Today's vote on a proposal to re-weight the NBA draft lottery to discourage tanking was expected to pass with near-universal support. Instead, it fell hard, receiving only 17 of the 23 necessary votes for adoption. The 76ers' Tankapalooza is back on!Rea…
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  • Here's New York Knicks guard Iman Shumpert wearing a clock on h…

    Here's New York Knicks guard Iman Shumpert wearing a clock on his hat (Photo)

    yahoo.com Oct 21 (3 days ago)
    After a 120-107 home loss to the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday that saw them allow a Bucks club expected to rank among the NBA's very worst teams this season to shoot 60 percent from the floor, the New York Knicks knew it was time to face the music when the…
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  • Jason Kidd has potential with young Milwaukee Bucks squad while…

    Jason Kidd has potential with young Milwaukee Bucks squad while Derek Fisher must wait with Knicks

    nydailynews.com Oct 21 (3 days ago)
    Milwaukee is very different from Brooklyn for Jason Kidd, twice as lucrative and with a far greater upside in the standings. He would never admit it, because Kidd doesn’t admit much of anything, but any coach would prefer to mentor a young Jabari Parker…
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  • GIF: Quincy Acy Almost Tears The Rim Down

    GIF: Quincy Acy Almost Tears The Rim Down

    dimemag.com Oct 20 (3 days ago)
    The Knicks gave up 120 points to the Bucks tonight in a 120-107 loss and Jabari Parker didn’t even have a great game. Fortunately, expectations are low for the Knicks this season — though, not according to the people we follow on Twitter. With that in m…
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  • Nets' Ratner to sell majority Barclays stake

    Nets' Ratner to sell majority Barclays stake

    ESPN.com Oct 20 (4 days ago)
    Brooklyn Nets minority owner Bruce Ratner is putting his majority share of Barclays Center on the market.
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  • Report: Rajon Rondo Could Play In Celtics Regular Season Opener

    Report: Rajon Rondo Could Play In Celtics Regular Season Opener

    dimemag.com ESPN.com Oct 20 (4 days ago)
    It seems like yesterday that the internet was abuzz with unsubstantiated rumors that Rajon Rondo broke his hand while at a trampoline park. But that was over three weeks ago, and the Boston Celtics star apparently has a chance to play in his team’s seas…
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  • 44-Minute Game Experiment Clocks In At Under Two Hours Of Real …

    44-Minute Game Experiment Clocks In At Under Two Hours Of Real Time

    dimemag.com ESPN.com Oct 19 (5 days ago)
    The NBA’s 44-minute game experiment came and went today without much fanfare, especially considering the stir of discussion it created earlier this week. We’ll have to wait and see if the league considers the common sentiment of players and coaches that…
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  • Rumors of Nets' desire to fire Kidd 'had legs'

    Rumors of Nets' desire to fire Kidd 'had legs'

    ESPN.com Oct 19 (5 days ago)
    In his first trip back to New York as head coach of the Milwaukee Bucks, Jason Kidd spoke about his departure from the Nets after just one season as Brooklyn's coach.
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  • Melo: Scoring title unlikely in triangle offense

    Melo: Scoring title unlikely in triangle offense

    ESPN.com Oct 18 (6 days ago)
    Carmelo Anthony says he doesn't have to lead league in scoring to help the Knicks win.
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  • Brook Lopez out 10 to 14 days with foot sprain, but Nets optimi…

    Brook Lopez out 10 to 14 days with foot sprain, but Nets optimistic it's not déjà vu all over again

    yahoo.com Oct 17 (7 days ago)
    After undergoing an offseason makeover that saw two starters and a head coach skip town, the 2014-15 Brooklyn Nets figure to depend heavily on big bounce-back years from the bookend combo of former All-Stars Deron Williams, who's coming off summer surge…
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  • Celtics acquire Bynum from Pistons for Anthony

    Celtics acquire Bynum from Pistons for Anthony

    nba.com ESPN.com Oct 17 (7 days ago)
    The Boston Celtics have traded center Joel Anthony to the Detroit Pistons for guard Will Bynum.
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  • Video - Melo: "It's The New Knicks Now" 02:07

    Melo: "It's The New Knicks Now"

    Oct 23
    Carmelo Anthony on creating a new culture for the Knicks and what we can expect for the upcoming season.
  • Video - Knicks Sneak Past Wizards 00:52

    Knicks Sneak Past Wizards

    Oct 22
    Carmelo Anthony hit a jumper with less than 15 seconds on the clock to lift the Knicks past the Wizards 103-100.
  • Video - Don't Blame Drake 01:29

    Don't Blame Drake

    Oct 21
    Drake hung out at Kentucky's Midnight Madness this past weekend, violating NBA rules and regulations yet again. But is he to blame for this?
  • Video - Michael Rapaport On "When The Garden Was Eden" 06:54

    Michael Rapaport On "When The Garden Was Eden"

    Oct 21
    Michael Rapaport, who directed and produced "When The Garden Was Eden," joins Keith to discuss his film about the New York Knicks teams that won the 1970 and 1973 Finals.

Sports Columnists

  • NBA: Steve Nash's contract continues to cost Los Angeles Lakers

    Oct 23
    With Steve Nash out for the entire 2014-15 season, his contract continues to hurt the Lakers, writes J.A. Adande.
  • Nikola Vucevic, Orlando Magic agree to 4-year, $53 million extension

    Oct 21
    The Orlando Magic reached terms on a contract extension Tuesday with center Nikola Vucevic, according to team sources.
  • NBA: This Memphis Grizzlies team will not quit

    Oct 21
    The Grizzlies have made four straight postseasons. This could be the first one where they scratch and claw their way to June, writes J.A. Adande
  • Washington Wizards to add veteran guard John Lucas III

    Oct 21
    The Washington Wizards, looking for a trusted veteran to add to their guard depth, are on the verge of signing John Lucas III, NBA front-office sources told ESPN.com on Tuesday.