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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 »

Carroll, Hawks stifle Nets

Brooklyn, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – DeMarre Carroll scored 18 points on 7-of-10 shooting to lead Atlanta to a 98-75 win over Brooklyn at Barclays Center Friday. Carroll’s 14 second-quarter points keyed a dominant period for the Hawks that saw them outscore the Nets 36-13. Paul Millsap contributed 17 points and nine rebounds in the winning effort, Atlanta’s fifth straight, and Jeff ... Read More »

Irving leads Cavs over Knicks

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Kyrie Irving’s season-high 37 points and two timely LeBron James baskets helped the Cleveland Cavaliers avenge an opening-night loss to the New York Knicks and leave Madison Square Garden with a 90-87 win. The Cavaliers trailed for most of the second half, but James scored five straight points late in the fourth to put them ... Read More »

Nets edge Spurs in OT

Brooklyn, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Mirza Teletovic had 26 points and 15 rebounds as the Brooklyn Nets defeated the San Antonio Spurs 95-93 in overtime on Wednesday night. The Spurs didn’t record a field goal in the extra session until Danny Green hit a right corner 3-pointer with 1:38 left, pulling the defending champions within 95-93. Manu Ginobili, though, missed a ... Read More »

Nets hand Knicks 5th straight loss

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Brook Lopez had 23 points and eight rebounds, Joe Johnson added 22 points, eight boards, six assists and three steals and the Brooklyn Nets defeated the New York Knicks 98-93 on Tuesday night. Deron Williams posted 19 points, five boards and five helpers for the Nets, who are 3-2 on the heels of a five-game ... Read More »

Harden’s 36 points push Rockets past Knicks

Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) – James Harden scored Houston’s final 12 points of the game, leading the Rockets to a 91-86 victory over the New York Knicks. Harden went 7-of-12 from beyond the arc and ended with 36 points, six rebounds, six assists and three steals for the Rockets, who have won 10 straight against the Knicks. Donatas Motiejunas added 13 ... Read More »

Parker, Spurs breeze past Nets

San Antonio, TX (SportsNetwork.com) – Tony Parker scored 22 points with seven assists, and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Brooklyn Nets, 99-87 on Saturday. Kawhi Leonard netted 21 points and Danny Green shot 5-of-7 from 3-point range for 21 off the bench in San Antonio’s season-high fourth straight win. Tim Duncan chipped in seven points, 10 rebounds and seven ... Read More »