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Archived Since:November 22, 2010

Blog Post Archive

Best N.B.A. Games of the Week

The best N.B.A. games of the week feature Indiana at Denver, Miami at the Nets and Washington at Memphis.

Is Stoudemire Returning to Form?

Amar'e Stoudemire's Knicks comeback has taken a turn for the promising in recent games.

Knicks No. 1 in N.B.A. on Forbes List

Based on revenue of $243 million and operating income of $83.2 million, along with the team's having no debt, the value of the Knicks climbed 41 percent.

The Knicks, the Lakers and Lin: Answers to Readers' Questions

Howard Beck, the N.B.A. reporter for The Times, answers questions from readers.

All-Star Score: Knicks 2, Nets 0

Tyson Chandler was chosen for the game as a reserve. Despite a.600 winning percentage, the Nets were conspicuous by their absence.

Section 15: A Brother and Sister Act

An alley-oop dunk and a high school crush made a brother and sister from Long Island life-long Nets fans.

Keeping Score: Tough Conference May Keep Grizzlies Down

Memphis is trying to contend while trimming salary in a conference with six of the N.B.A.'s best eight teams, as determined by a system that adjusts margin of victory based on schedule.

Scouting Terry: Good Jump Shot, Lucky Pajamas

N.B.A. players, like any other athletes, love routines but some go even further: lucky shorts, sandwiches, showers.

A Howard Trade Rumor? The Nets' Lopez Has Heard It All Before

Brook Lopez, who was averaging 18.5 points and 7.4 rebounds coming into Wednesday, has been linked to a trade for Dwight Howard since December 2011.

Prigioni Can't Practice; Felton Can Have 'Light Contact'

Pablo Prigioni, the Knicks' backup point guard, did not practice for a second consecutive day because of a bruised left big toe.

For Chris Andersen, Another Chance

After being released by the Nuggets last offseason, Chris Anderson has been looking for N.B.A. work and the Heat have signed him to a 10-day contract.

As Knicks Can Attest, Johnson Still Presents Problems

Nets guard Joe Johnson may not be the explosive scorer he was with Atlanta, but he still makes the game easier for his teammates.

Best N.B.A. Games of the Week

The best N.B.A. games of the week put Minnesota against Atlanta, the Knicks against the Nets and Oklahoma City against the Clippers.

Section 15: Extended College Break

For three Raptors fans from Toronto, a trip to Barclays Center was worth a few missed classes.

Shumpert's Return Boosts Knicks' Defense, Depth

Iman Shumpert's return from a knee injury Thursday gave the Knicks a booster shot of youth and defense.

Live Analysis: Knicks vs. Pistons in London

As the N.B.A. continues its plan to extend its brand globally, the Knicks played the Detroit Pistons before a sold-out crowd at the O2 Arena in London. Steven Cotton will supply occasional updates from the game.

Knicks' Wallace Says He'll Play Again This Season

Rasheed Wallace, who has a foot injury, says he expects to be on the court again this season.

Section 15: Friends With No Rooting Interest

A couple of cross-country friends headed to Section 15.

Have an N.B.A. Question? Howard Beck Has Answers

Howard Beck, the N.B.A. reporter for The Times, will answer questions from readers.

Keeping Score: Magic Pay Less Attention to the 3-Point Line

The Magic have veered from the former coach Stan Van Gundy's efficient shooting strategies, team statistics show.

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