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The overtime loss to the Sacramento Kings was Cleveland’s first game since James called his team’s roster “top-heavy,” which led to a meeting with General Manager David Griffin.
With players having a say in the starters for the game, nearly 300 names wound up on at least one ballot.
When you’re absurdly good and then add Kevin Durant, the bar becomes unreasonably high even as the fundamental numbers stay about the same.
Carmelo Anthony scored 26 points, including a go-ahead jumper during the final minute, as the Knicks beat the Pacers for an important, if ungraceful, victory.
Sure the defense has been woeful for a team that had lost 13 of its last 16 games, but it has three strong scorers.
Goldberg served as general counsel for the American Basketball Association during its final years and headed the N.B.A.’s coaches’ union for almost four decades.
The Spurs visit Toronto on Tuesday with a 34-9 record but not much buzz; Terry Rozier had Celtics fans talking with a clutch shot against Portland.
During the off-season, most of those playing abroad were in Turkey, a nation where unrest and violence have fueled concerns back home.
With time running out, Carmelo Anthony hoisted a 25-foot 3-point attempt, a shot he thought would go in. It did not, and the Knicks absorbed their 13th loss in 16 games.
James Michael McAdoo may be the last player on the bench for the N.B.A.’s best team, but his work ethic and attitude make him a valued member.
The league said a Wizards assistant coach should have been called for a technical foul for stepping onto the court during the Knicks’ final possession.
Anthony had 34 points in all but missed a go-ahead shot late in the game on a controversial play, sending the Knicks to their 12th loss in 15 games.
Westbrook was beaten out by Stephen Curry and James Harden in a new voting system that included players and news media members.
Westbrook has been vocal about his former teammate’s decision to leave the Thunder for the Warriors as a free agent.
Durant again dazzled against his former team, pushing his total to 79 points in two games against Oklahoma City.
One way to end the strained relationship between Carmelo Anthony and the Knicks’ president, Phil Jackson, would be for one of them to leave. But which one?
Before Wednesday’s game at Boston, the forward said he was “done asking why” he’s the player always caught up in dramas with the Knicks.
Monday’s 126-91 victory by the Warriors provided a psychological lift after last season’s loss in the finals.
Curry scored 20 points and had a season-best 11 assists, Thompson finished with 26 points, and Golden State rolled at Oracle Arena.
Lin was expected to be the team’s starting point guard after signing as a free agent last summer. But he has played only 12 games because of hamstring troubles.