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Pistons stave off Knicks for first win

Auburn Hills, MI (SportsNetwork.com) – Greg Monroe racked up 23 points and 18 rebounds and the Detroit Pistons held off the New York Knicks down the stretch for a 98-95 victory, their first of the Stan Van Gundy era. Monroe’s monster performance and a 20-point effort out of Kentavious Caldwell- Pope got Detroit in the win column after opening Van ... Read More »

Pierce, Wizards run past Knicks

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Paul Pierce and Garrett Temple scored 17 points apiece to lead a balanced effort as the Washington Wizards defeated the New York Knicks, 98-83, on Tuesday. Kevin Seraphin tallied 15 points off the bench, Andre Miller contributed 12 points in a reserve role and John Wall added 11 points with a team-high seven assists in ... Read More »

Nets cruise past Thunder

Brooklyn, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Deron Williams had 17 points and nine assists as the Brooklyn Nets routed the Oklahoma City Thunder 116-85 on Monday night. Brook Lopez posted 18 points and six rebounds in his first game since last December due to a foot injury and Alan Anderson netted 18 points off the bench for the Nets, who have won ... Read More »

Anthony reaches 20K points as Knicks edge Hornets

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Carmelo Anthony became the 40th player in NBA history to score 20,000 points, leading the New York Knicks to a 96-93 win over the Charlotte Hornets on Sunday. Anthony, who entered the game just three points shy of the 20,000-point plateau, finished with 28 and hit the eventual game-winner for New York, which has won ... Read More »

Knicks spoil LeBron’s return to Cleveland

Cleveland, OH (SportsNetwork.com) – LeBron James is home. It doesn’t matter that he only shot 5-of-15 in his first home game in front of a raucous crowd at Quicken Loans Arena in four years, or that he turned the ball over eight times, or even that his Cavaliers lost. What matters, is that he’s home. Carmelo Anthony spoiled James’ homecoming, ... Read More »

Knicks Trio – Smith, Hardaway, Johnson – “raining treys” on Steiner Store: NOV. 20

“Big Shot” Knicks Trio Convenes on Long Island… J.R. SMITH, TIM HARDAWAY, JR. AND LARRY JOHNSON TO APPEAR AT STEINER STORE AT ROOSEVELT FIELD MALL ON THURSDAY NIGHT, NOVEMBER 20   New York, October 31—It will be “raining treys” on the Steiner Store on Thursday night, November 20, when a trio of New York Knicks known for their prowess behind the arc – current shooting ... Read More »

Bulls bury Knicks in Fisher’s coaching debut

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Taj Gibson poured in 22 points in 28 minutes off the bench as the Chicago Bulls tipped off a season of high expectations with an emphatic 104-80 victory over the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden. Getting Derrick Rose back from another devastating knee injury and adding savvy veteran Pau Gasol in free agency ... Read More »

Rondo fuels Celtics to rout of Nets

Boston, MA (SportsNetwork.com) – Rajon Rondo missed 52 games last season with a torn ACL, didn’t play a minute this preseason and woke up this morning not knowing if he’d be ready for opening night. After a long nap Wednesday afternoon, Rondo decided that the broken left hand that kept him out of the preseason wasn’t going to keep him ... Read More »

Brooklyn Nets notes: Waive Ware, Trade Teague and more

Nets waive Ware Brooklyn, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – The Brooklyn Nets have waived guard Casper Ware. The Nets acquired Ware on Friday in a trade with Philadelphia. He appeared in nine games for the 76ers last season and averaged 5.3 points with 1.1 assists. Brooklyn sent guard Marquis Teague and a 2019 second-round pick to the Sixers in exchange for Ware. ... Read More »

Feature Friday: NBA 2014-15 subplots to watch for

By Jim Brighters, NBA Editor, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – As we are set to embark on another 82- game marathon, this season really leaves little in the way of fascinating story lines.Sure, there is one huge one and there will be more on that later. It’s not a big surprise that it involves someone referred to as LBJ ... Read More »