Phil Jackson

Schmeelk: Should The Knicks Trade Down? It’s Complicated

If they trade away a star player, it could set the franchise back another decade. In other words, they better not screw this up.

06/19/2015

Dexter Fowler

10 Pro Sports Franchises With The Longest Championship Droughts

There are still plenty of franchises that haven’t won a championship in a long time, and we’ll look at the 10 that have been waiting the longest.

06/18/2015

Frank Kaminsky

Schmeelk: Examining The Knicks’ Many Options If They Trade Down

With the Knicks selecting fourth a week from Thursday, there are many reports that they might be interested in trading down, depending on interest and who is available.

06/18/2015

The Cleveland Cavaliers’ J.R. Smith, right, shoots against the Golden State Warriors during the first quarter of Game 6 of the NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio, on June 16, 2015. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Keidel: Former Knicks’ Contributions To NBA Finals Were As Bad As Advertised

If you need to know why LeBron James produced more offense for a team in the championship round than any in league history, just look at his most unsupportive, supporting cast.

06/17/2015

Golden State Warriors

Schmeelk: The NBA Continues To Be Predictable, And That’s A GOOD Thing

It might turn people off, but there is some comfort in having a league where the best team wins most of the time.

06/17/2015

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Warriors Win First NBA Title Since ’75, Down Cavs 105-97 In Game 6

The Warriors – using a barrage of 3-pointers in the fourth quarter – won their first title since 1975 by finishing off James and the Cavaliers 105-97 on Tuesday night in Game 6 of the finals.

06/17/2015

LeBron James (credit: Gary Dineen/NBA/Getty Images)

Keidel: LeBron’s Legacy In Cleveland Seems To Be Being Left Short-Handed

When the ref tosses the ball up Tuesday night, LeBron James has 48 minutes to keep a public and poignant pledge he made to his hometown.

06/16/2015

Milwaukee Brewers v St. Louis Cardinals

Jared Max: Pardon Me, But I Have The Summer Sports Blues

Ninety-nine games left for the Yankees. Ninety-seven for the Mets. Eighty-six days until the NFL season opener.

06/16/2015

Brook Lopez

Lichtenstein: Re-Signing Brook Lopez Would Make Nets Evolution Deniers

“Jurassic World” may be number one at the cinema, but you can’t get anywhere close to number one in the NBA by showcasing dinosaurs like Lopez.

06/15/2015

LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers, right, shoots against Andre Iguodala  of the Golden State Warriors during the second half of Game 5 of the NBA Finals on June 14, 2015 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: LeBron Should Be Named Finals MVP Even If The Cavaliers Lose

LeBron James is having a series for the ages and his final numbers will likely surpass Jerry West’s epic run back in 1969.

06/15/2015

LeBron James

LeBron James: ‘I Feel Confident Because I’m The Best Player In The World’

James had more points, rebounds or assists than anybody on either team. He played center, point guard and everywhere in between.

06/15/2015

Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors looks to shoot under pressure from J.R. Smith, Matthew Dellavedova and Timofey Mozgov of the Cleveland Cavaliers during Game 2 of the 2015 NBA Finals on June 7, 2015 in Oakland, California. (FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Warriors Beat Cavs 104-91 To Take 3-2 Series Lead

Curry made seven 3-pointers and scored 37 points, and the Warriors withstood another brilliant performance from LeBron James to outlast the Cleveland Cavaliers 104-91 on Sunday night for a 3-2 lead in the NBA Finals.

06/15/2015

LeBron James

Cavs, Warriors Look To Grab Upper Hand In Game 5 Of NBA Finals

LeBron James casually swished a jumper from the corner, an otherwise ordinary shot with a higher degree of difficulty given the backpack hanging over his shoulders.

06/14/2015

Brook Lopez

Report: Bucks Intend To Go After Nets’ Brook Lopez This Summer

The 2013 NBA All-Star is expected to opt out of his contract and become a free agent.

06/12/2015

Shaquille O'Neal

Is Shaq A 9/11 Truther? Controversial Content Posted On Big Man’s Website

O’Neal has denied that he’s a truther and that he posted the content.

06/12/2015