The NBA has a hard time getting its most spectacular players to compete in the Slam Dunk Contest. Mason Plumlee doesn’t care. He’s just looking forward to bringing the people to their feet.
After years of performing only in warm-weather cities in the South and West, the midseason spectacle has come back to the bitterly cold Big Apple.
Gary Bettman is as thrilled about the success of the New York City area hockey teams as their fans are.
Democrats have picked Philadelphia as the site of their 2016 national convention.
The NYPD-FDNY matchup will raise money for the New York City Police Foundation and the FDNY Foundation.
On Thursday morning, the Dynamic Duo discussed coaching strategies, compared rosters and disclosed how they each plan to handle working with assistant coaches.
Brett Yormark says the timing of the Islanders’ relocation couldn’t be better with the team in the midst of “one of the best seasons in the history of their franchise.”
Breaking from what had become standard procedure of taking the mid-winter showcase to a warm-weather city, the NBA decided to stay home in 2015 and show off two of its flashiest arenas.
As the Islanders finish out a 43-year run at the Nassau Coliseum, their future home is getting ready to welcome them with open arms for the 2015-16 campaign.
Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz visited the Barclays Center and sat down for a closed-door meeting with Mayor Bill de Blasio ahead of deciding the site.
This third season in Brooklyn is headed for epic failure. Even the best-case scenario has the Nets sneaking their way into the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs where the Hawks will surely send them home for good.
The 119 members of the powerful and, for the most part, deep-pocketed host committee will be leading the way when DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz visits Friday.
Center Mason Plumlee will be a contestant, as will Bucks small forward Giannis Antetokounmpo, Timberwolves point guard Zach LaVine and Magic shooting guard Victor Oladipo.
The NBA Development League All-Star game will be held Feb. 15 in Brooklyn, with 3-point and slam dunk contests also scheduled.
The Nets said goodbye on Tuesday to one of their biggest fans, as players wore shirts with “Gamblero” and “44” in neon during warmups.