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Heat hold off Nets at leaky Barclays Center

Brooklyn, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Workers solved a hole in the Barclays Center roof on Tuesday, but the Brooklyn Nets never recovered from the one they dug themselves against the Miami Heat. Dwyane Wade scored 28 points, Luol Deng added 18 and the Heat held off a late Nets rally en route to a 95-91 victory. The game was delayed 31 ... Read More »

Lowry, Raptors top Knicks in OT

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Kyle Lowry totaled 21 points, 11 assists and six steals as the Toronto Raptors outlasted the New York Knicks in overtime, 95-90, in a seesaw battle at Madison Square Garden. The matchup between the Atlantic Division leaders and the five-win Knicks was surprisingly tight as neither team led by more than seven points. There were ... Read More »

Williams, Nets crush Hornets

Charlotte, NC (SportsNetwork.com) – Joe Johnson scored 22 points and the Brooklyn Nets crushed the Charlotte Hornets on Saturday, 114-87, at Time Warner Cable Arena. Deron Williams had 18 points with 10 assists and Alan Anderson added 17 off the bench for Brooklyn, which had seven players reach double figures. One of them was Cory Jefferson, who went for 11 ... Read More »

Knicks’ Shumpert out at least three weeks

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – New York Knicks guard Iman Shumpert will be sidelined at least three weeks due to a dislocated left shoulder. An MRI confirmed the injury Shumpert suffered during the second quarter of Friday night’s 101-95 road victory over the Boston Celtics. Shumpert was hurt during a collision with Boston’s Jeff Green. Shumpert is averaging 9.3 points ... Read More »

Knicks snap 10-game skid, win in Boston

Boston, MA (SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Knicks were finally all smiles Friday after snapping a 10-game losing streak with a 101-95 road victory over the Boston Celtics. Rumors of in-house fighting between players and problems with first-year head coach Derek Fisher filled the headlines during New York’s skid, but the return of Carmelo Anthony and a solid showing for ... Read More »

Nets pull away in 4th to beat Sixers

Brooklyn, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Mason Plumlee had 18 points and 10 rebounds as the Brooklyn Nets pulled away in the fourth quarter to take down the Philadelphia 76ers 88-70 on Friday night. The Nets outscored the Sixers 25-10 in the final frame. Alan Anderson posted 12 points, five rebounds and three steals, while Joe Johnson added 12 points for Brooklyn, ... Read More »

FEATURE FRIDAY: Knicks’ woes nothing new or unexpected

By Jim Brighters, NBA Editor, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – This week, in almost every facet imaginable, has been a disaster for the New York Knickerbockers. On the court, the team is mired in a 10-game losing streak, which is two off the longest rut in team history. Their 4-20 start is the worst in team history and ... Read More »

Evans powers Pelicans as Knicks drop ninth straight

New Orleans, LA (SportsNetwork.com) – Tyreke Evans poured in 27 points and the New Orleans Pelicans put together a strong fourth quarter to come away with a 104-93 victory over the still-struggling New York Knicks. Evans netted eight points and Omer Asik had seven during a final period in which the Pelicans outscored New York by a 27-20 count to ... Read More »

Aldridge, Trail Blazers edge Knicks

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – LaMarcus Aldridge posted his fifth straight double-double and the Portland Trail Blazers kicked off a five-game road trip with a 103-99 win over the New York Knicks. The Knicks led 97-96 late in the fourth when Aldridge made a pair of free throws to put Portland in front. Aldridge then converted a layup and after ... Read More »

Walker’s last-second layup ends Hornets’ 10-game skid

Charlotte, NC (SportsNetwork.com) – Kemba Walker’s layup with 0.3 seconds to play helped the Charlotte Hornets hold off a late New York Knicks surge and end their 10-game losing streak with a thrilling 103-102 victory on Friday. Carmelo Anthony gave the Knicks a 102-101 lead off a wide-open 3 from the left side with 40.7 seconds to play. After each ... Read More »