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In Cleveland, they recently unveiled a street sign for Charles Oakley, the retired N.B.A. power forward. In New York, he has been estranged from the Knicks organization for years.
Allen won N.B.A. titles in Boston and Miami, and made one of the most memorable 3-pointers in N.B.A. finals history.
The Chicago Bulls square off against the Boston Celtics on Wednesday for the second time this season. Each team has hopes of breaking the Cleveland Cavaliers’ stranglehold on the Eastern Conference.
Ben Simmons, the subject of “One & Done,” knew that he would enter the N.B.A. draft after one season at Louisiana State. So why pretend?
The Knicks’ versatile attack on Saturday against the Grizzlies underscored that they need Rose to be more like the understated Mike Conley Jr. than an M.V.P.
In a 111-104 win over Memphis, the Knicks turned what appeared to be a triumphant homecoming into a white-knuckle affair as an 18-point lead wasted away.
The Nets, unsung and inexperienced, engineered a 103-94 victory over the Indiana Pacers, and Lin finished with 21 points, 9 rebounds and 9 assists.
An opening-night rout at Cleveland showed that the team remains a work in progress, with new players not yet meshing and the triangle offense still a puzzlement.
The long-retired N.B.A. center recently spoke about the new Knicks and his team’s old philosophy.
Among them: The Warriors may need time to jell, the 76ers may be competitive and the Cavaliers still have it.
Davis was dominant in his first game of the N.B.A. season, but he did not get enough help in a 107-102 loss to the Denver Nuggets.
Kawhi Leonard scored a career-high 35 points and the Spurs emphatically spoiled Kevin Durant’s first game for Golden State in a rout.
James had 19 points, 14 assists and 11 rebounds for his 43rd career triple-double, and Kyrie Irving scored 29 points, equaling reigning champion Cleveland’s margin of victory.
Jeremy Lin is a good basketball player, but also on the shortlist of famous Asians invoked in racist taunts.
Linsanity reverberates today. We look back on it — the good, the bad and the gaffes — on the eve of Jeremy Lin's return to New York as a member of the Nets.
The beauty of the pass-first style that Golden State rode to a 73-9 record last season is that it looks deceptively unscripted. But that’s not the case.
In a whirlwind off-season, Kevin Durant moved to the Warriors, and Dwyane Wade went to the Bulls. The Cavaliers look the same, and they’re thankful for that.
The 2016-17 N.B.A. season kicks off on Tuesday with games between the Knicks and the Cavaliers, the Jazz and the Trail Blazers and the Spurs and the Warriors.
Like some other recent N.B.A. champions, Cleveland has taken the Larry O’Brien Trophy on tour, but the extent to which they have embraced the trophy is unique.
The two teams who met in the finals last season are most likely to outclass the rest of the league once again.