Cappie Pondexter scored 18 points to lead New York (5-7), which has lost five of its last six games.
The deal, which is the maximum the Knicks could have offered Smith, includes a player option after the third year.
The Knicks will be sending Marcus Camby, Steve Novak and several picks including the 2016 first round draft pick.
The Liberty had three chances after Johnson’s go-ahead basket, but Katie Smith missed two three pointers, and Pondexter missed another shot.
Yahoo! Sports’ sources said the Nets organization has discussed Kidd as a candidate for the open coaching position at the highest levels.
The Cleveland Cavaliers claimed the No. 1 overall pick at the 2013 NBA Draft Lottery on Tuesday night.
Knicks had high hopes heading into the playoffs this season as they were a team built to win a title, but they didn’t even come close.
With the game, series, or season on the line, would you rather have Carmelo Anthony or Kevin Durant on your squad?
DeMar DeRozan scored 30 points, Rudy Gay added 22 and the Toronto Raptors ran all over playoff-bound Atlanta, routing the Hawks 113-96 Tuesday night.
Their final grade, however, will depend on whether the players and coaching staff learned from their mistakes and whether they can apply those lessons.
It was a sad and disappointing day for some major donors to Rutgers University Friday, after athletic director Tim Pernetti resigned in the wake of the Mike Rice player abuse scandal.
The Final Four teams heading into the NCAA tournament are an interesting mix, to say the least. From a Big Ten team with the one national player of the year candidate still in the running […]
Michigan coach John Beilein briefly lost track of how long it’s been since the Wolverines reached the round of 16 in the NCAA tournament.
Michigan State’s Adreian Payne blocked a shot and made a long jumper on ensuing possessions, providing another glimpse of his vast potential and boosting his stock as an NBA prospect.
While many Michigan State fans would never dream of wanting their rival Wolverines to advance in the NCAA basketball tournament, Spartan head coach Tom Izzo will be doing just that.