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Knicks Come From 21 Down for Overtime Win Against the Hornets

Emmanuel Mudiay had 34 points and 8 assists as the short-handed Knicks erased a 21-point deficit and beat the Charlotte Hornets, 126-124, in overtime Friday night.Mudiay scored 14 points in the fourth quarter, including a fadeaway jumper with 27.2...

Nets Survive Late Comeback Try From Depleted 76ers

Spencer Dinwiddie scored a career-high 39 points off the bench and Allen Crabbe added 20 to lead the visiting Nets to a 127-124 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night.Joel Embiid had 33 points and 17 rebounds, and...

Why N.B.A. Stars Are Trading In Their Nikes

Before last summer, every top N.B.A. draft pick of this decade had signed a sneaker endorsement contract with Nike or Adidas. DeAndre Ayton, this year’s No. 1 pick, did not.“We were dealing with Nike people, Under Armour and all...

Stephen Curry Doubts Moon Landings. NASA Offers to Show Him the Rocks.

It has been a big 24 hours for Stephen Curry. His team was named Sports Illustrated’s “Sportsperson of the Year,” he was named the Western Conference’s player of the week, and his comments denying the moon landing happened made...

If Jim Boylen Doesn’t Soften on Bulls, Expect Another Change in Chicago

Want Marc Stein’s N.B.A. insights sent directly to your inbox? Sign up for our weekly N.B.A. newsletter here.——-The Chicago Bulls are only a week removed from a coaching change, but they already look headed for more changes.The Bulls have...

Nets Win 2nd Straight While Knicks Continue Slide

Spencer Dinwiddie scored 25 points and Rondae Hollis-Jefferson added 20, leading the Nets to a 112-104 victory over the Knicks on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden.Allen Crabbe scored 17 points, Jarrett Allen had 14 points and 12 rebounds,...

Nets End 8-Game Skid With Win Over Raptors

D’Angelo Russell scored 29 points, including six in overtime, and the Nets broke an eight-game losing streak by beating the Toronto Raptors, 106-105, on Friday night.The Nets picked the most unlikely way to end their skid, stopping a 12-game...

New Format for Basketball’s World Cup Has Very Good Players Feeling Very Frustrated

Luka Doncic, a leading contender for N.B.A. Rookie of the Year, was unhappy on Friday, and for good reason. His Slovenian national team was not granted automatic entry into next year’s FIBA World Cup as the reigning EuroBasket winners...

Celtics Get Revenge With Easy Win Over the Knicks

BOSTON — Kyrie Irving heard all of the doubts when the Celtics, who were among the favorites to win the Eastern Conference, still had a .500 record through Thanksgiving.The low point may have been a home loss to the...

Knicks Owner James Dolan Fined for Violating F.T.C. Rules

James L. Dolan, the owner of the Knicks and chief executive of the Madison Square Garden Company, violated federal law when he failed to tell government agencies of his acquisition of additional voting securities in the company, the Federal...

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Justin Layne of Michigan State Spartans declares for NFL draft

Michigan State cornerback Justin Layne will forgo his senior season and enter the NFL draft.Layne announced his decision in a tweet Friday, thanking coach...