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Stephen Curry had 27 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists in three quarters, Klay Thompson added 25 points, and the Golden State Warriors sent the frustrated New York Knicks to a fifth straight loss with a 126-103 victory Friday night.Upvote Share Tweet
The NBA will donate all proceeds from Jason Collins jersey sales to the Matthew Shepard Foundation and GLSENAlthough Jason Collins hasn't yet been a member of the Brooklyn Nets for a full week, his impact has already been felt around the world of sports and beyond. As the first openly gay player in one of North America's four biggest professional sports leagu…Upvote Share TweetBOSTON — Former Toronto Raptors president and general manager Bryan Colangelo admitted that he attempted to "tank" during the 2011-12 NBA season on Friday. Colangelo's admission came during the Basketball Analytics panel at the 2014 MIT Sloan …Upvote Share Tweet
Ten Before Tip: NBA news from Fridaynba.com Feb 28? The Suns are suddenly struggling, taking a three-game losing streak into tonight's game against the visiting Pelicans and leading the Grizzlies by just one-half game for the No. 8 spot in the Western Conference. A number of players, notably starting f…Upvote Share Tweet
It’s time for the NBA to change its approach when it comes to fouling out of overtime gamesyahoo.com Feb 28On Thursday night, in one of the more entertaining games of the NBA’s season, the Washington Wizards downed the Toronto Raptors at home by a 134-129 score. The game went into three overtimes, and was punctuated throughout by heady defensive plays on bot…Upvote Share TweetBoston Celtics forward Gerald Wallace has a torn meniscus, which will require surgery to repair, and is expected to end his 2013-14 season.Upvote Share Tweet
Ainge checks in with Rondo about skipped tripBoston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge and team captain Rajon Rondo engaged in a lengthy phone conversation Thursday aimed at clearing the air about Rondo's decision to not accompany the team on a trip to Sacramento last weekend.Upvote Share Tweet
A 6-Step Guide To Fixing The New York KnicksAfter the Knicks lost to the Mavericks on a Dirk Nowitzki buzzer-beater Monday night, Carmelo Anthony stands at the free throw line at Madison Square with his hands on his knees in disbelief. In that moment you can feel all of the air leave the arena. A…Upvote Share Tweet
How The New CBA Destroyed The NBA Trade DeadlineIn the weeks leading up to the 2014 NBA Trade Deadline, reports were out that NBA insiders expected this to be one of the busiest trade deadlines in recent memory, or more specifically, since the 2011 lockout and the new Collective Bargaining Agreement …Upvote Share TweetAfter a last-minute trade between the Pacers and Sixers at the trade deadline, Danny Granger was Philadelphia bound. But the smooth-shooting small forward quickly reached a buyout agreement so he wouldn’t have to slog through Sam Hinkie‘s rebuilding pro…Upvote Share Tweet
Pierce, Nets bounce back in rout of NuggetsPaul Pierce scored 18 points, and the Brooklyn Nets rebounded from their worst loss in 11 years by routing the slumping Denver Nuggets 112-89 on Thursday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Makes sense for Carmelo Anthony to leave Knicks and join Miami Heatnydailynews.com Feb 28The answer to all of Carmelo Anthony’s problems is right here, with Pat Riley, LeBron James, a proven championship blueprint in place and none of the idiotic maneuvers that Anthony has to put up with back in New York, such as wayward teammates like Raym…Upvote Share Tweetnydailynews.com Feb 28Attached to nearly every Raymond Felton reference are the words innocent until proven guilty. Considering his recent bust for gun possession, this is fair and appropriate.Upvote Share Tweet
Warriors Rout KnicksFeb 28Stephen Curry's triple-double of 27 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists led the Warriors past the Knicks 126-103.
O'Neal Slams Home Monster JamFeb 28Jermaine O'Neal gets into the lane and slams home the dunk over Earl Clark.
Curry Feeds Iguodala for the Reverse LayupFeb 28Stephen Curry With the Nice Pass to Iguodala for the Reverse layup to extend the lead for the Warriors over the Knicks
Warriors-Knicks PreviewFeb 28P.J. Carlesimo previews the Friday night matchup between the Golden State Warriors and New York Knicks airing at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN.
NBA asks LeBron James of Miami Heat to wear clear mask to protect broken n…Feb 28The NBA has requested LeBron James change to a more traditional clear mask to protect his broken nose when the Miami Heat host the Orlando Magic on Saturday.
Center Joakim Noah is healthy, confident and leading the Chicago Bulls to …Feb 28Emotional and skillful center Joakim Noah is healthy, confident and leading the Chicago Bulls to unexpected heights
Caron Butler to sign with Oklahoma City ThunderFeb 28Free agent forward Caron Butler intends to sign with the Oklahoma City Thunder once he clears waivers on Saturday, sources told ESPN.com.